The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 11 58 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.31% 20.00% 15.90%
As % of the General category 12.64% 47.54% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 12
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Retail
West Midlands

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

General Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 122 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 34.12% 42.07% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79 70 66
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Retail
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Retail Salary Trend in Solihull

Retail
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Solihull

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
1 7 (50.00%) Social Media
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (42.86%) Web Design
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Operations Research
6 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Office Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ProC
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Web Designer
1 7 (50.00%) Designer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Designer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Web Designer
3 5 (35.71%) Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graphic Designer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Graphic Designer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
5 3 (21.43%) DBA
6 2 (14.29%) Administrator
6 2 (14.29%) Account Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Social Media
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) FMCG
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Design
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Research
2 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Office Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Facility Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft