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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 48 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Retail 200 131 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.62% 4.17% 3.25%
As % of the General category 11.90% 9.47% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 110 75 68
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
1680 1384 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.22% 44.08% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 985 859 876
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,363
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 1 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 1 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 -2 108 £48,000 +5.49% 19
Glasgow +30 73 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Aberdeen - 10 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife +1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 210 (55.70%) Banking
2 194 (51.46%) Finance
3 130 (34.48%) Retail Banking
4 75 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (18.57%) SQL
6 52 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (13.26%) QA
8 48 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (12.73%) SAP
9 42 (11.14%) CRM
10 41 (10.88%) Business Analysis
11 39 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 37 (9.81%) Oracle
13 35 (9.28%) UNIX
13 35 (9.28%) Java
13 35 (9.28%) Coaching
14 34 (9.02%) Mentoring
14 34 (9.02%) Linux
14 34 (9.02%) SAS
15 33 (8.75%) MS Project
16 32 (8.49%) PRINCE
16 32 (8.49%) Degree
17 31 (8.22%) HTML
17 31 (8.22%) Billing
18 30 (7.96%) Change Management
18 30 (7.96%) CSS
19 29 (7.69%) XML
20 28 (7.43%) SAP Retail
20 28 (7.43%) jQuery
21 27 (7.16%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (9.02%) SAS
2 21 (5.57%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.24%) MQSeries
4 13 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (3.45%) CICS
5 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.86%) FileNet
7 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Lync
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 33 (8.75%) MS Project
2 23 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 19 (5.04%) MS Office
4 11 (2.92%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (7.43%) SAP Retail
2 10 (2.65%) Temenos T24
3 8 (2.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 5 (1.33%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.80%) Finacle
7 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.53%) FileNet Content Manager
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.39%) DNS
2 8 (2.12%) Internet
3 5 (1.33%) DHCP
3 5 (1.33%) ATM
4 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.06%) LDAP
5 2 (0.53%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.71%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.45%) DB2
5 11 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.06%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.80%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (0.80%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.80%) SQLite
13 2 (0.53%) Big Data
13 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.12%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.59%) Xcode
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.33%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.33%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.06%) Selenium
6 4 (1.06%) Toad
6 4 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.06%) ProC
7 3 (0.80%) Subversion
8 2 (0.53%) Firebug
8 2 (0.53%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.53%) Moq
8 2 (0.53%) NUnit
8 2 (0.53%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
General
1 210 (55.70%) Banking
2 194 (51.46%) Finance
3 130 (34.48%) Retail Banking
4 31 (8.22%) Billing
5 21 (5.57%) Investment Banking
6 20 (5.31%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.98%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.33%) Marketing
10 4 (1.06%) International Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 101 (26.79%) Analyst
2 74 (19.63%) Developer
3 28 (7.43%) Systems Analyst
3 28 (7.43%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.63%) Consultant
5 20 (5.31%) Technical Specialist
6 12 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (2.92%) Web Developer
7 11 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
8 10 (2.65%) Senior Developer
8 10 (2.65%) Technical Support
8 10 (2.65%) Java Developer
8 10 (2.65%) C# Developer
8 10 (2.65%) Test Analyst
9 9 (2.39%) Architect
10 8 (2.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (2.12%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (2.12%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (2.12%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (1.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.22%) HTML
2 30 (7.96%) CSS
3 29 (7.69%) XML
4 28 (7.43%) jQuery
5 27 (7.16%) Web Services
6 24 (6.37%) HTML5
7 23 (6.10%) .NET
8 19 (5.04%) Ajax
9 16 (4.24%) JSON
10 14 (3.71%) SOAP
11 12 (3.18%) REST
12 10 (2.65%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (2.12%) J2EE
14 7 (1.86%) CSS3
14 7 (1.86%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.86%) WCF
15 6 (1.59%) Java EE
15 6 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.71%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 13 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (3.18%) User Experience
5 10 (2.65%) Credit Risk
5 10 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.33%) Clustering
6 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.33%) Chip Card
7 4 (1.06%) VSAM
7 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.06%) NHS
7 4 (1.06%) GIS
8 3 (0.80%) EPoS
8 3 (0.80%) Open Source
8 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.53%) Statistics
9 2 (0.53%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.28%) UNIX
2 34 (9.02%) Linux
3 26 (6.90%) Windows
4 12 (3.18%) Android
5 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.12%) AIX
8 5 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.06%) zOS
9 4 (1.06%) OpenVMS
9 4 (1.06%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (11.14%) CRM
4 41 (10.88%) Business Analysis
5 35 (9.28%) Coaching
6 34 (9.02%) Mentoring
7 32 (8.49%) PRINCE
8 30 (7.96%) Change Management
9 23 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.04%) Project Management
11 17 (4.51%) Wealth Management
12 16 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.24%) Workflow
13 15 (3.98%) Investment Management
13 15 (3.98%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.45%) Migration
14 13 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (3.18%) Business Development
15 12 (3.18%) Service Delivery
15 12 (3.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.57%) SQL
2 35 (9.28%) Java
3 25 (6.63%) C#
3 25 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.31%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.45%) COBOL
6 9 (2.39%) Assembly Language
6 9 (2.39%) REXX
6 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.39%) JCL
7 7 (1.86%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.86%) Python
8 6 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.33%) C
10 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.53%) Scala
11 2 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) R
12 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (8.49%) Degree
2 9 (2.39%) ISEB
3 5 (1.33%) CISSP
3 5 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.53%) CEH
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.26%) QA
2 14 (3.71%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.65%) SLA
4 4 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.53%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.27%) FATCA
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.80%) XenApp
3 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) CA Endevor
2 5 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.06%) Ganglia
3 4 (1.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (12.73%) SAP
2 37 (9.81%) Oracle
3 17 (4.51%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.24%) IBM
5 13 (3.45%) Apple
6 5 (1.33%) Telerik
7 4 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (1.06%) Adobe
8 3 (0.80%) Citrix
8 3 (0.80%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.53%) TSYS
9 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.53%) Alterian
10 1 (0.27%) Saba
10 1 (0.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Mitel
10 1 (0.27%) Cognos
10 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.27%) Typemock
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: excelllent salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Recital Consulting
Salary: £33000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £37,250 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 14 days ago
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Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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