The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 151 124 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.89% 3.82% 2.45%
As % of the General category 10.11% 8.41% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 75 35
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1494 1474 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.37% 45.41% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 908 962 854
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Retail
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Retail Salary Trend in Scotland

Retail
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Scotland

Retail
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 112 £50,000 +18.19% 26
Glasgow +25 28 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Highlands +4 4 £14,500 -
Fife +6 3 £28,500 - 1
West Lothian -5 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £21,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 245 (68.82%) Banking
2 176 (49.44%) Finance
3 110 (30.90%) Retail Banking
4 69 (19.38%) SQL
5 60 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (12.36%) Java
7 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
7 44 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (12.08%) Windows
9 42 (11.80%) Degree
9 42 (11.80%) Coaching
10 40 (11.24%) Mentoring
11 37 (10.39%) QA
12 34 (9.55%) Project Management
13 33 (9.27%) Oracle
14 32 (8.99%) Service Delivery
15 31 (8.71%) UNIX
16 30 (8.43%) XML
17 28 (7.87%) C#
18 27 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
19 24 (6.74%) HTML
19 24 (6.74%) .NET
20 23 (6.46%) JavaScript
20 23 (6.46%) CSS
20 23 (6.46%) Telecoms
20 23 (6.46%) Wealth Management
20 23 (6.46%) Investment Banking
21 22 (6.18%) Windows 7
22 21 (5.90%) Linux

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (3.93%) SAS
2 10 (2.81%) CICS
2 10 (2.81%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.53%) MQSeries
3 9 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.40%) Drupal
5 5 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.56%) FileNet
7 2 (0.56%) CMS
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.93%) MS Office
3 11 (3.09%) MS Project
4 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) Revit
6 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.56%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Finacle
4 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.62%) DNS
2 19 (5.34%) DHCP
3 16 (4.49%) Internet
4 5 (1.40%) ATM
5 4 (1.12%) iBeacon
6 3 (0.84%) Firewall
7 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) BGP
8 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.97%) DB2
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.40%) SQLite
8 5 (1.40%) DataStage
8 5 (1.40%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (1.40%) Star Schema
8 5 (1.40%) Informix
8 5 (1.40%) MS Access
8 5 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.69%) ReSharper
4 5 (1.40%) Xcode
5 4 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.84%) NUnit
6 3 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.56%) Ant
7 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.56%) Maven
7 2 (0.56%) Firebug
7 2 (0.56%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.56%) Selenium
7 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) Moq
8 1 (0.28%) RSpec
8 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
General
1 245 (68.82%) Banking
2 176 (49.44%) Finance
3 110 (30.90%) Retail Banking
4 23 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 23 (6.46%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.21%) Private Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Marketing
7 5 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.12%) Front Office
9 3 (0.84%) Publishing
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (21.91%) Developer
2 69 (19.38%) Analyst
3 31 (8.71%) Architect
4 22 (6.18%) Systems Analyst
4 22 (6.18%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.62%) Business Analyst
6 18 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 14 (3.93%) Java Developer
8 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (3.37%) Consultant
10 10 (2.81%) Development Specialist
10 10 (2.81%) Technical Specialist
10 10 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (2.81%) Desktop Technician
11 9 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.53%) Technical Support
11 9 (2.53%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.25%) Tester
12 8 (2.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.43%) XML
2 24 (6.74%) HTML
2 24 (6.74%) .NET
3 23 (6.46%) CSS
4 20 (5.62%) Web Services
4 20 (5.62%) jQuery
5 18 (5.06%) J2EE
6 15 (4.21%) HTML5
7 12 (3.37%) JSON
8 9 (2.53%) REST
8 9 (2.53%) Ajax
9 8 (2.25%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.69%) Middleware
10 6 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.69%) Apache Flex
10 6 (1.69%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.40%) RESTful
11 5 (1.40%) CSS3
11 5 (1.40%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.06%) Client/Server
2 18 (5.06%) Clustering
3 14 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.65%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (2.81%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.40%) NHS
7 5 (1.40%) Chip Card
8 4 (1.12%) EPoS
8 4 (1.12%) GIS
8 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.12%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.12%) iPad
8 4 (1.12%) User Experience
9 3 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.08%) Windows
2 31 (8.71%) UNIX
3 22 (6.18%) Windows 7
4 21 (5.90%) Linux
5 18 (5.06%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.53%) Android
6 9 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.25%) AIX
8 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (11.80%) Coaching
4 40 (11.24%) Mentoring
5 34 (9.55%) Project Management
6 32 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 27 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (6.46%) Wealth Management
9 20 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 20 (5.62%) Change Management
9 20 (5.62%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.34%) Investment Management
10 19 (5.34%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.06%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.06%) Workflow
12 17 (4.78%) Migration
12 17 (4.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (4.49%) Systems Analysis
13 16 (4.49%) ETL
14 15 (4.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.38%) SQL
2 44 (12.36%) Java
3 28 (7.87%) C#
4 23 (6.46%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.06%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.09%) Python
7 10 (2.81%) Assembly Language
8 7 (1.97%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.97%) COBOL
9 5 (1.40%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.40%) JCL
9 5 (1.40%) REXX
9 5 (1.40%) VB
9 5 (1.40%) C
9 5 (1.40%) PHP
10 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.84%) Delphi
10 3 (0.84%) C++
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (11.80%) Degree
2 8 (2.25%) CISSP
2 8 (2.25%) CISA
3 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.40%) ISEB
4 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) APMP
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PMP
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.28%) HNC
6 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.39%) QA
2 8 (2.25%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) FATCA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.12%) XenApp
2 4 (1.12%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) CA Endevor
1 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (1.12%) Ganglia
3 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (9.27%) Oracle
2 19 (5.34%) SAP
3 14 (3.93%) Apple
4 13 (3.65%) IBM
5 12 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.25%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.97%) Fujitsu
8 5 (1.40%) Netezza
8 5 (1.40%) Misys
8 5 (1.40%) HP
9 4 (1.12%) Adobe
9 4 (1.12%) Citrix
9 4 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.84%) Google
10 3 (0.84%) Compuware
11 2 (0.56%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.56%) Telerik
11 2 (0.56%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.56%) Typemock
12 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
DLG
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
DLG
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42369 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: excelllent salary
Posted: 26 days ago