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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 37 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Retail 190 173 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.00% 4.70% 3.23%
As % of the General category 12.40% 10.47% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 118 78
Average salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1532 1653 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.39% 44.94% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1075 882
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 160 £50,000 +8.10% 37
Glasgow -10 18 £37,500 -11.24% 3
West Lothian -4 7 £42,500 +46.55% 3
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 275 (73.73%) Banking
2 152 (40.75%) Finance
3 97 (26.01%) Retail Banking
4 90 (24.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (16.62%) UNIX
6 60 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (13.40%) Change Management
8 43 (11.53%) Oracle
9 41 (10.99%) Project Management
10 39 (10.46%) QA
11 38 (10.19%) SQL
12 37 (9.92%) DB2
12 37 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (9.92%) Mentoring
13 34 (9.12%) WebSphere
14 32 (8.58%) Business Analysis
14 32 (8.58%) SDLC
15 29 (7.77%) Coaching
16 28 (7.51%) WebSphere MQ
17 27 (7.24%) CISSP
17 27 (7.24%) Java
17 27 (7.24%) Linux
17 27 (7.24%) Information Security
18 25 (6.70%) IBM
18 25 (6.70%) Test Strategy
19 24 (6.43%) Degree
19 24 (6.43%) Windows
19 24 (6.43%) Investment Banking
20 23 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
20 23 (6.17%) WebSphere Message Broker

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (9.12%) WebSphere
2 23 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (2.41%) SAS
3 9 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 6 (1.61%) Node.js
4 6 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.34%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.34%) FileNet
5 5 (1.34%) CICS
5 5 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.34%) Captiva
6 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.80%) JBoss
6 3 (0.80%) CMS
6 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.54%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 16 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.14%) MS Office
3 5 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Finacle
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.75%) Firewall
2 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.34%) SAN
3 5 (1.34%) Internet
4 4 (1.07%) ATM
5 3 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.54%) LAN
6 2 (0.54%) WAN
6 2 (0.54%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) LDAP
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.92%) DB2
2 21 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.88%) MySQL
6 5 (1.34%) DataStage
6 5 (1.34%) JasperReports
6 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.80%) OLAP
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.80%) Toad
2 3 (0.80%) ProC
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.27%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Ant
4 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 275 (73.73%) Banking
2 152 (40.75%) Finance
3 97 (26.01%) Retail Banking
4 24 (6.43%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.95%) Marketing
5 11 (2.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (2.41%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.61%) Law
10 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.80%) Publishing
12 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.54%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 78 (20.91%) Analyst
2 55 (14.75%) Project Manager
3 40 (10.72%) Technical Specialist
4 32 (8.58%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.90%) Developer
6 15 (4.02%) Systems Analyst
6 15 (4.02%) Administrator
7 13 (3.49%) Architect
7 13 (3.49%) Banking Business Analyst
8 12 (3.22%) Test Manager
8 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (2.95%) Head of Technology
10 10 (2.68%) Sourcing Manager
10 10 (2.68%) Firewall Administrator
10 10 (2.68%) UNIX Specialist
11 9 (2.41%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.41%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (2.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 8 (2.14%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.51%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (6.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 21 (5.63%) HTML
4 14 (3.75%) .NET
5 11 (2.95%) CSS
6 10 (2.68%) XML
7 8 (2.14%) Apache Flex
8 7 (1.88%) HTML5
9 6 (1.61%) Ajax
10 5 (1.34%) Middleware
10 5 (1.34%) J2EE
10 5 (1.34%) jQuery
11 3 (0.80%) Sass
11 3 (0.80%) Yii
11 3 (0.80%) Symfony
11 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.80%) Java EE
12 2 (0.54%) JSON
12 2 (0.54%) MDX
12 2 (0.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.09%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.75%) Online Banking
4 12 (3.22%) SWIFT
5 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.41%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.34%) HACMP
8 5 (1.34%) Clustering
8 5 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.34%) LPAR
9 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.07%) Social Media
9 4 (1.07%) User Experience
9 4 (1.07%) IVR
10 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.80%) Life Science
10 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.62%) UNIX
2 27 (7.24%) Linux
3 24 (6.43%) Windows
4 12 (3.22%) Solaris
5 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.34%) AIX
5 5 (1.34%) zOS
5 5 (1.34%) Android
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 50 (13.40%) Change Management
3 41 (10.99%) Project Management
4 37 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (9.92%) Mentoring
5 32 (8.58%) SDLC
5 32 (8.58%) Business Analysis
6 29 (7.77%) Coaching
7 27 (7.24%) Information Security
8 25 (6.70%) Test Strategy
9 22 (5.90%) ITIL
10 21 (5.63%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.09%) UML
11 19 (5.09%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.83%) Programme Management
12 18 (4.83%) Migration
13 17 (4.56%) E-Commerce
13 17 (4.56%) Cyber Security
14 15 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (3.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.19%) SQL
2 27 (7.24%) Java
3 15 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.95%) VB
5 7 (1.88%) C#
6 6 (1.61%) PHP
7 5 (1.34%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.80%) VBA
8 3 (0.80%) C
9 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (7.24%) CISSP
2 24 (6.43%) Degree
3 21 (5.63%) CISA
4 13 (3.49%) ISEB
5 11 (2.95%) ACCA
6 10 (2.68%) CCSA
6 10 (2.68%) CCSE
7 8 (2.14%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.14%) APMP
8 6 (1.61%) CISM
9 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.07%) CISMP
11 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.46%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (1.34%) ACF2
3 5 (1.34%) NFS
3 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.34%) RACF
3 5 (1.34%) Samba
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (1.88%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (1.34%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.34%) zSecure
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (11.53%) Oracle
2 25 (6.70%) IBM
3 14 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.49%) Cisco
5 10 (2.68%) HP
5 10 (2.68%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.88%) VMware
7 6 (1.61%) Zend
7 6 (1.61%) Misys
8 5 (1.34%) Symantec
8 5 (1.34%) Hitachi
8 5 (1.34%) Veritas
8 5 (1.34%) BMC
8 5 (1.34%) IronPort
8 5 (1.34%) Sun
8 5 (1.34%) Splunk
9 4 (1.07%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.07%) Citrix
9 4 (1.07%) McAfee
9 4 (1.07%) Siebel
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
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Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
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Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
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Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
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Salary: From £46,434 to £61,323 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
DLG
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36,491 - £61,220 per annum
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Edinburgh
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