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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 32 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.63% 9.09% 19.08%
As % of the General category 10.00% 26.32% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 2
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
90 114 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 36.29% 34.55% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 84 85 64
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £49,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 12 (57.14%) QA
3 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (57.14%) Black-Box Testing
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (33.33%) ETL
6 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 7 (33.33%) Analytics
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (14.29%) Time Management
9 1 (4.76%) Social Media
9 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (4.76%) People Management
9 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) QA Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (57.14%) Black-Box Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Autodesk