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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 41 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Retail 265 179 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.01% 4.87% 3.63%
As % of the General category 16.53% 10.65% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 104 106 66
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £54,500 £55,000
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
1603 1681 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.47% 45.69% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1045 823
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +23 224 £49,000 +2.08% 41
Glasgow -24 25 £37,500 - 14
West Lothian - 10 £30,000 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 311 (71.33%) Banking
2 190 (43.58%) Finance
3 118 (27.06%) Retail Banking
4 104 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (14.91%) UNIX
7 57 (13.07%) Oracle
7 57 (13.07%) QA
8 56 (12.84%) Change Management
9 47 (10.78%) Project Management
9 47 (10.78%) SQL
9 47 (10.78%) Mentoring
10 45 (10.32%) SDLC
11 41 (9.40%) Coaching
11 41 (9.40%) Java
11 41 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (8.49%) DB2
12 37 (8.49%) WebSphere
13 36 (8.26%) Business Analysis
14 33 (7.57%) Data Centre
15 32 (7.34%) CISSP
15 32 (7.34%) Information Security
16 31 (7.11%) WebSphere MQ
17 30 (6.88%) ITIL
18 29 (6.65%) Test Strategy
19 28 (6.42%) Line Management
19 28 (6.42%) Linux
20 26 (5.96%) WebSphere Application Server
20 26 (5.96%) IBM
20 26 (5.96%) Degree

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 26 (5.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (2.29%) SAS
3 10 (2.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 8 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.15%) Captiva
5 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.15%) FileNet
5 5 (1.15%) Node.js
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.46%) CICS
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.46%) Lync
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.52%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Magento
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.59%) Firewall
2 6 (1.38%) LAN
2 6 (1.38%) WAN
2 6 (1.38%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.15%) IPsec
3 5 (1.15%) SAN
3 5 (1.15%) Internet
4 4 (0.92%) MPLS
4 4 (0.92%) OSPF
4 4 (0.92%) BGP
4 4 (0.92%) ICMP
4 4 (0.92%) Intranet
4 4 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.92%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.92%) RIP
4 4 (0.92%) SNMP
4 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.92%) VPN
4 4 (0.92%) VoIP
4 4 (0.92%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.49%) DB2
2 24 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.61%) MySQL
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.15%) DataStage
8 5 (1.15%) JasperReports
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.69%) OLAP
10 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.46%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (1.15%) Toad
1 5 (1.15%) ProC
2 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.69%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 311 (71.33%) Banking
2 190 (43.58%) Finance
3 118 (27.06%) Retail Banking
4 24 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (3.44%) Corporate Banking
7 13 (2.98%) Marketing
8 8 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.83%) Law
9 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.38%) Legal
11 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.69%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.23%) Front Office
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (22.25%) Analyst
2 57 (13.07%) Project Manager
3 52 (11.93%) Technical Specialist
4 40 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.50%) Developer
6 19 (4.36%) Systems Analyst
7 16 (3.67%) Architect
7 16 (3.67%) Administrator
8 15 (3.44%) Test Manager
9 12 (2.75%) Programme Manager
9 12 (2.75%) Banking Business Analyst
10 11 (2.52%) Financial Business Analyst
10 11 (2.52%) Head of Technology
10 11 (2.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 11 (2.52%) Test Analyst
11 10 (2.29%) Security Specialist
11 10 (2.29%) UNIX Specialist
11 10 (2.29%) Sourcing Manager
11 10 (2.29%) Firewall Administrator
11 10 (2.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 26 (5.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 25 (5.73%) HTML
4 17 (3.90%) .NET
5 14 (3.21%) XML
6 12 (2.75%) CSS
7 11 (2.52%) Web Services
8 9 (2.06%) Ajax
9 8 (1.83%) HTML5
10 7 (1.61%) jQuery
11 5 (1.15%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.15%) J2EE
12 4 (0.92%) 802.1X
13 3 (0.69%) Sass
14 2 (0.46%) Apache Camel
14 2 (0.46%) Yii
14 2 (0.46%) Entity Framework
14 2 (0.46%) JSF
14 2 (0.46%) WPF
14 2 (0.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.57%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.05%) SWIFT
4 19 (4.36%) Online Banking
5 18 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.61%) User Experience
8 5 (1.15%) LPAR
8 5 (1.15%) Clustering
8 5 (1.15%) HACMP
9 4 (0.92%) IVR
9 4 (0.92%) SecurID
9 4 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.69%) Life Science
10 3 (0.69%) Social Media
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.69%) Photography
11 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.91%) UNIX
2 28 (6.42%) Linux
3 20 (4.59%) Windows
4 12 (2.75%) Solaris
5 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.15%) AIX
7 4 (0.92%) Android
7 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) zOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (12.84%) Change Management
3 47 (10.78%) Project Management
3 47 (10.78%) Mentoring
4 45 (10.32%) SDLC
5 41 (9.40%) Coaching
5 41 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (8.26%) Business Analysis
7 32 (7.34%) Information Security
8 30 (6.88%) ITIL
9 29 (6.65%) Test Strategy
10 28 (6.42%) Line Management
11 23 (5.28%) Risk Management
12 19 (4.36%) Migration
13 18 (4.13%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.13%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.13%) Analytics
13 18 (4.13%) Waterfall
14 17 (3.90%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (3.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.78%) SQL
2 41 (9.40%) Java
3 17 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.44%) VB
5 9 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.06%) C#
6 7 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.15%) PHP
8 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.69%) VBA
10 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.46%) C
10 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (7.34%) CISSP
2 26 (5.96%) Degree
3 24 (5.50%) CISA
4 18 (4.13%) ISEB
5 15 (3.44%) CCSA
5 15 (3.44%) CCSE
6 12 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.52%) ACCA
7 11 (2.52%) CISM
8 10 (2.29%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.83%) APMP
10 4 (0.92%) CCENT
10 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.92%) CISMP
10 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.92%) CCNA
11 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.46%) MCSE
12 2 (0.46%) MCITP
12 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.07%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.46%) FATCA
4 2 (0.46%) COREP
4 2 (0.46%) FINREP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.15%) NFS
4 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.15%) Samba
5 2 (0.46%) RACF
5 2 (0.46%) ACF2
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.92%) WMI
3 4 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (0.92%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.46%) zSecure
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 57 (13.07%) Oracle
2 26 (5.96%) IBM
3 19 (4.36%) Cisco
4 15 (3.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.44%) CheckPoint
5 10 (2.29%) VMware
6 9 (2.06%) Fundtech
7 7 (1.61%) Citrix
8 5 (1.15%) BMC
8 5 (1.15%) Hitachi
8 5 (1.15%) Veritas
8 5 (1.15%) Symantec
8 5 (1.15%) Sun
8 5 (1.15%) Misys
8 5 (1.15%) HP
8 5 (1.15%) Zend
8 5 (1.15%) IronPort
8 5 (1.15%) Splunk
9 4 (0.92%) Siebel
9 4 (0.92%) Progress
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago