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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 30 36 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +33
Permanent jobs citing Retail 206 158 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.09% 5.06% 2.92%
As % of the General category 12.76% 11.13% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 92 85 55
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 £31,600 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
1615 1420 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.72% 45.50% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 923 890 862
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 -2 123 £48,000 +6.66% 16
Glasgow +22 66 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Aberdeen - 10 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife +1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 225 (57.54%) Banking
2 191 (48.85%) Finance
3 122 (31.20%) Retail Banking
4 77 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (17.65%) SQL
6 57 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (13.30%) SAP
7 52 (13.30%) QA
8 44 (11.25%) CRM
9 42 (10.74%) SQL Server
10 41 (10.49%) Coaching
11 39 (9.97%) Mentoring
11 39 (9.97%) UNIX
12 37 (9.46%) Business Analysis
13 36 (9.21%) Degree
14 35 (8.95%) Linux
15 34 (8.70%) Oracle
15 34 (8.70%) Java
16 32 (8.18%) Change Management
16 32 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (7.93%) Billing
17 31 (7.93%) CSS
17 31 (7.93%) Windows
18 30 (7.67%) MS Project
18 30 (7.67%) HTML
19 29 (7.42%) SAS
20 28 (7.16%) Web Services
20 28 (7.16%) PRINCE
20 28 (7.16%) SAP Retail

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 29 (7.42%) SAS
2 23 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 22 (5.63%) MQSeries
4 17 (4.35%) CICS
5 13 (3.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.05%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.79%) FileNet
8 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
10 1 (0.26%) Lync
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (7.67%) MS Project
2 23 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.86%) MS Office
4 11 (2.81%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.51%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (7.16%) SAP Retail
2 8 (2.05%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.79%) Temenos T24
4 5 (1.28%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.77%) Finacle
7 2 (0.51%) FileNet Content Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.26%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.32%) Internet
2 12 (3.07%) DNS
3 8 (2.05%) DHCP
4 5 (1.28%) ATM
5 4 (1.02%) LDAP
5 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) HTTP
6 2 (0.51%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.32%) DB2
4 12 (3.07%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (1.28%) Star Schema
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.02%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.77%) SQLite
12 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.51%) Big Data
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.58%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.05%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.79%) ReSharper
5 6 (1.53%) Xcode
6 5 (1.28%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.02%) Selenium
8 3 (0.77%) Firebug
8 3 (0.77%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.77%) NUnit
8 3 (0.77%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.77%) Subversion
9 2 (0.51%) Toad
9 2 (0.51%) ProC
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.51%) Moq
10 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
General
1 225 (57.54%) Banking
2 191 (48.85%) Finance
3 122 (31.20%) Retail Banking
4 31 (7.93%) Billing
5 24 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 21 (5.37%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.84%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.02%) Front Office
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) International Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 98 (25.06%) Analyst
2 74 (18.93%) Developer
3 27 (6.91%) Systems Analyst
4 24 (6.14%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
6 20 (5.12%) Consultant
7 12 (3.07%) Architect
7 12 (3.07%) Web Developer
7 12 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (2.56%) Technical Support
8 10 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 10 (2.56%) Test Analyst
8 10 (2.56%) Senior Developer
9 8 (2.05%) Programmer
9 8 (2.05%) Tester
9 8 (2.05%) Junior
9 8 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (2.05%) Banking Business Analyst
9 8 (2.05%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.93%) CSS
2 30 (7.67%) HTML
3 28 (7.16%) Web Services
3 28 (7.16%) jQuery
4 27 (6.91%) XML
5 24 (6.14%) .NET
6 22 (5.63%) HTML5
7 15 (3.84%) Ajax
8 14 (3.58%) SOAP
8 14 (3.58%) JSON
9 12 (3.07%) REST
10 10 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.05%) J2EE
12 6 (1.53%) Middleware
12 6 (1.53%) CSS3
12 6 (1.53%) WCF
12 6 (1.53%) Java EE
12 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 17 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.07%) User Experience
4 11 (2.81%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.05%) Clustering
5 8 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.28%) NHS
6 5 (1.28%) Chip Card
6 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.28%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.02%) VSAM
7 4 (1.02%) Statistics
7 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.02%) GIS
7 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.97%) UNIX
2 35 (8.95%) Linux
3 31 (7.93%) Windows
4 12 (3.07%) Android
4 12 (3.07%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.05%) AIX
6 8 (2.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
7 4 (1.02%) zOS
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (11.25%) CRM
4 41 (10.49%) Coaching
5 39 (9.97%) Mentoring
6 37 (9.46%) Business Analysis
7 32 (8.18%) Change Management
7 32 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (7.16%) PRINCE
9 20 (5.12%) Service Delivery
10 18 (4.60%) Waterfall
11 17 (4.35%) Migration
11 17 (4.35%) Wealth Management
12 16 (4.09%) Project Management
12 16 (4.09%) ITIL
12 16 (4.09%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.84%) Investment Management
14 14 (3.58%) Workflow
15 13 (3.32%) OO
15 13 (3.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.65%) SQL
2 34 (8.70%) Java
3 27 (6.91%) C#
4 23 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.60%) PL/SQL
6 13 (3.32%) Assembly Language
7 11 (2.81%) COBOL
8 9 (2.30%) REXX
8 9 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.30%) JCL
8 9 (2.30%) Python
9 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.28%) C
11 3 (0.77%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.77%) VB
12 2 (0.51%) Scala
13 1 (0.26%) R
13 1 (0.26%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (9.21%) Degree
2 13 (3.32%) CISSP
3 10 (2.56%) ISEB
4 8 (2.05%) CISA
5 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CEH
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.30%) QA
2 10 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.05%) SLA
4 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.26%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.02%) XenApp
2 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) CA Endevor
2 5 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.02%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.02%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 52 (13.30%) SAP
2 34 (8.70%) Oracle
3 19 (4.86%) IBM
4 16 (4.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.32%) Apple
6 6 (1.53%) Telerik
7 4 (1.02%) Citrix
7 4 (1.02%) Adobe
7 4 (1.02%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (0.77%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.51%) Typemock
9 2 (0.51%) TSYS
9 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.51%) HP
9 2 (0.51%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.51%) Alterian
10 1 (0.26%) Google
10 1 (0.26%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.26%) Avaloq
10 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
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