The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 37 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 139 102 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.56% 4.30% 5.53%
As % of the General category 14.33% 9.62% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 104 78 43
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Retail
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
970 1060 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 45.75% 44.67% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 658 604 563
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Retail
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Reading region.

Retail Salary Trend in Reading

Retail
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Retail Salary Histogram in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 75 (27.68%) Finance
2 69 (25.46%) Telecoms
3 59 (21.77%) SQL
4 57 (21.03%) Degree
5 52 (19.19%) E-Commerce
6 50 (18.45%) Banking
6 50 (18.45%) Marketing
7 45 (16.61%) Big Data
8 44 (16.24%) Smart Meter
9 43 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (15.50%) Business Analysis
11 41 (15.13%) Logistics
12 40 (14.76%) Python
13 36 (13.28%) Mobile App
14 34 (12.55%) Dynamics AX
15 33 (12.18%) Oracle
15 33 (12.18%) SAP
16 32 (11.81%) ITIL
17 31 (11.44%) ERP
17 31 (11.44%) Data Modelling
17 31 (11.44%) Microsoft
17 31 (11.44%) Games
18 30 (11.07%) CRM
18 30 (11.07%) Project Management
18 30 (11.07%) User Acceptance Testing
19 29 (10.70%) UML
19 29 (10.70%) JavaScript
20 26 (9.59%) C#
20 26 (9.59%) SQL Server
20 26 (9.59%) Data Protection

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.21%) nginx
2 5 (1.85%) JBoss
2 5 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Drupal
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.43%) SPSS
3 8 (2.95%) MS Office
4 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.74%) MS Project
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (12.55%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (4.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (3.69%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (2.21%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.85%) Sage 1000
5 5 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.11%) SAP PM
7 3 (1.11%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.37%) Magento
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.85%) DNS
2 5 (1.85%) Firewall
3 2 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) ATM
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) VoIP
4 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.61%) Big Data
2 26 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.49%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (8.12%) GIS
6 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.21%) DataStage
11 6 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.21%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (2.21%) QualityStage
11 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (1.11%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (8.86%) ERwin
2 14 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.06%) Subversion
4 10 (3.69%) Ranorex
4 10 (3.69%) Selenium
5 8 (2.95%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.95%) HP UFT
5 8 (2.95%) JBehave
5 8 (2.95%) RSpec
6 7 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.58%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.11%) Maven
8 2 (0.74%) Ant
8 2 (0.74%) Appium
8 2 (0.74%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.74%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.74%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.74%) TestComplete
General
1 75 (27.68%) Finance
2 69 (25.46%) Telecoms
3 50 (18.45%) Banking
3 50 (18.45%) Marketing
4 31 (11.44%) Games
5 16 (5.90%) Billing
6 8 (2.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.58%) Automotive
8 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.74%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (32.47%) Analyst
2 74 (27.31%) Business Analyst
3 32 (11.81%) Developer
4 29 (10.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 25 (9.23%) Retail Business Analyst
6 23 (8.49%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 16 (5.90%) Consultant
7 16 (5.90%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.54%) Architect
9 14 (5.17%) Business Manager
9 14 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.80%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.80%) DBA
10 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.80%) SQL DBA
11 12 (4.43%) Data Modeller
11 12 (4.43%) Lead Business Analyst
12 11 (4.06%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (4.06%) Supply Chain Analyst
12 11 (4.06%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.12%) CSS
1 22 (8.12%) HTML
2 18 (6.64%) Web Services
3 16 (5.90%) .NET
4 13 (4.80%) ASP.NET
4 13 (4.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (4.80%) STL
5 11 (4.06%) XML
6 10 (3.69%) Ajax
7 8 (2.95%) jQuery
7 8 (2.95%) Middleware
8 7 (2.58%) ADO.NET
9 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.85%) WCF
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (1.11%) Java EE
12 3 (1.11%) Sass
13 2 (0.74%) CSS3
13 2 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.24%) Smart Meter
2 36 (13.28%) Mobile App
3 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.64%) Data Structures
5 17 (6.27%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.43%) Freedom of Information
6 12 (4.43%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.21%) Data Extraction
7 6 (2.21%) FMCG
7 6 (2.21%) iPad
7 6 (2.21%) SCADA
8 5 (1.85%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.85%) User Experience
9 4 (1.48%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.11%) EPoS
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.90%) Windows
2 7 (2.58%) Linux
3 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Fedora
4 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.19%) E-Commerce
2 43 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.50%) Business Analysis
4 41 (15.13%) Logistics
5 32 (11.81%) ITIL
6 31 (11.44%) Data Modelling
6 31 (11.44%) ERP
7 30 (11.07%) CRM
7 30 (11.07%) Project Management
7 30 (11.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (10.70%) UML
9 26 (9.59%) Data Protection
10 25 (9.23%) Business Development
11 23 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (8.49%) Change Management
11 23 (8.49%) Data Management
12 22 (8.12%) PRINCE2
12 22 (8.12%) Scrum
13 21 (7.75%) Software Testing
13 21 (7.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.77%) SQL
2 40 (14.76%) Python
3 29 (10.70%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.59%) C#
5 22 (8.12%) Ruby
6 18 (6.64%) Perl
6 18 (6.64%) R
7 17 (6.27%) Java
8 14 (5.17%) C++
9 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.74%) C
10 2 (0.74%) Groovy
10 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) RPG
11 1 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (21.03%) Degree
2 13 (4.80%) CITP
3 7 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (2.21%) ISEB
4 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (1.11%) MBA
5 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CIMA
6 2 (0.74%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
7 1 (0.37%) MBCS
7 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.75%) ISO 9001
2 16 (5.90%) QA
3 12 (4.43%) TickIT
4 6 (2.21%) PMBOK
5 5 (1.85%) SLA
6 4 (1.48%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) Docker
2 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (12.18%) Oracle
1 33 (12.18%) SAP
2 31 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.75%) ESRI
4 13 (4.80%) ATG
5 10 (3.69%) Infor
6 8 (2.95%) Epicor
7 6 (2.21%) Huawei
7 6 (2.21%) NetSuite
7 6 (2.21%) PayPal
7 6 (2.21%) Sage
8 5 (1.85%) F5
9 4 (1.48%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.74%) Capita
10 2 (0.74%) Endeca
10 2 (0.74%) Informatica
10 2 (0.74%) Splunk
10 2 (0.74%) VMware
11 1 (0.37%) Facebook
11 1 (0.37%) IFS
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