The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 44 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 24 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.76% 6.59% 3.84%
As % of the General category 9.02% 16.92% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 13
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
Berkshire

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

General Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 195 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 41.69% 38.92% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 211 175 222
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Retail
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Retail Salary Trend in Slough

Retail
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Slough region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Slough

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 29 (55.77%) Banking
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 20 (38.46%) SDLC
4 19 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.69%) Project Management
6 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (30.77%) Retail Banking
8 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
9 14 (26.92%) Scrum
9 14 (26.92%) Change Management
9 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
10 13 (25.00%) Advertising
10 13 (25.00%) UML
10 13 (25.00%) ISEB
10 13 (25.00%) BPMN
10 13 (25.00%) Use Case
10 13 (25.00%) FMCG
10 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (25.00%) User Stories
11 11 (21.15%) Degree
11 11 (21.15%) Windows
12 9 (17.31%) SaaS
13 8 (15.38%) ITIL
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.46%) Marketing
15 6 (11.54%) CRM
16 5 (9.62%) Internet

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.77%) SAS
1 3 (5.77%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.92%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (55.77%) Banking
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 16 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
5 13 (25.00%) Advertising
6 7 (13.46%) Marketing
7 1 (1.92%) Law
7 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Analyst
2 20 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Trainer
6 5 (9.62%) Training Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Release Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Release Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (25.00%) FMCG
3 5 (9.62%) Online Banking
3 5 (9.62%) E-Learning
3 5 (9.62%) Learning Management System
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Statistics
4 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.77%) Physics
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) SDLC
2 19 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.69%) Project Management
5 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
6 14 (26.92%) Scrum
6 14 (26.92%) Change Management
7 13 (25.00%) UML
7 13 (25.00%) BPMN
7 13 (25.00%) Use Case
7 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (25.00%) User Stories
8 8 (15.38%) ITIL
9 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.54%) CRM
11 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
11 5 (9.62%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Python
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
1 3 (5.77%) R
2 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) ISEB
2 11 (21.15%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) CISSP
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) CIMA
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Tableau
3 1 (1.92%) CA
3 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.92%) Omniture
3 1 (1.92%) Google