The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 59 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 20.42% 15.96% 20.15%
As % of the General category 48.36% 42.45% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 32
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
General Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
122 106 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 42.21% 37.59% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 69
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Solihull

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 108 (89.26%) Finance
2 100 (82.64%) Telecoms
2 100 (82.64%) Fujitsu
3 98 (80.99%) Security Cleared
4 41 (33.88%) Oracle
5 36 (29.75%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (24.79%) SC Cleared
7 29 (23.97%) PRINCE2
8 27 (22.31%) Oracle EBS
9 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
10 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
11 24 (19.83%) Hyperion
12 21 (17.36%) MS Office
13 20 (16.53%) MS Project
13 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
13 20 (16.53%) Essbase
13 20 (16.53%) Time Management
14 18 (14.88%) SQL
15 17 (14.05%) Oracle Workflow
15 17 (14.05%) Workflow
15 17 (14.05%) Configuration Management
15 17 (14.05%) Project Planning
16 15 (12.40%) Hyperion Planning
16 15 (12.40%) Project Management
16 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (12.40%) ITIL
16 15 (12.40%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (11.57%) Windows
17 14 (11.57%) Citrix
18 13 (10.74%) AppSense

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 17 (14.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.36%) MS Office
3 20 (16.53%) MS Project
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (12.40%) Hyperion Planning
3 11 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (7.44%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (6.61%) HFM
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) VPN
1 7 (5.79%) SSL
1 7 (5.79%) Firewall
1 7 (5.79%) Network Security
1 7 (5.79%) Junos
2 5 (4.13%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) Broadband
3 3 (2.48%) LAN
3 3 (2.48%) VoIP
3 3 (2.48%) WAN
3 3 (2.48%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (2.48%) DSL
3 3 (2.48%) MGCP
3 3 (2.48%) SCCP
3 3 (2.48%) H.323
3 3 (2.48%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) Essbase
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (4.96%) Hyperion Smart View
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (89.26%) Finance
2 100 (82.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.61%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Consultant
2 18 (14.88%) Oracle Consultant
3 17 (14.05%) Project Planner
4 15 (12.40%) Hyperion Consultant
5 13 (10.74%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.09%) Architect
7 10 (8.26%) Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Business Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Product Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Integration Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Data Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Data Integration Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Citrix Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) XML
2 4 (3.31%) Middleware
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.48%) XMPP
4 2 (1.65%) HTML
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) HTML5
5 1 (0.83%) CSS3
5 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.92%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.79%) SecurID
4 4 (3.31%) PKI
4 4 (3.31%) Statistics
4 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.31%) Economics
4 4 (3.31%) Blog
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
2 13 (10.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.65%) UNIX
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (23.97%) PRINCE2
3 20 (16.53%) Time Management
4 17 (14.05%) Project Planning
4 17 (14.05%) Configuration Management
4 17 (14.05%) Workflow
5 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.40%) Project Management
5 15 (12.40%) ITIL
6 12 (9.92%) Data Management
7 11 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 9 (7.44%) CRM
8 9 (7.44%) Change Management
8 9 (7.44%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.61%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.61%) EAM
10 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.96%) Migration
10 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.31%) VBScript
3 4 (3.31%) VB
3 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 98 (80.99%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.13%) CCA
4 5 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.13%) CCEE
4 5 (4.13%) CCIA
5 3 (2.48%) CCNP
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.48%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) XenApp
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (7.44%) XenDesktop
4 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 100 (82.64%) Fujitsu
2 41 (33.88%) Oracle
3 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
4 24 (19.83%) Hyperion
5 14 (11.57%) Citrix
6 13 (10.74%) AppSense
7 10 (8.26%) Cisco
8 8 (6.61%) VMware
9 7 (5.79%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.79%) Juniper
10 6 (4.96%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.48%) BT
12 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.65%) Informatica
13 1 (0.83%) Intel