The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 73 45 73
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs citing Retail 215 294 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.63% 5.36% 3.79%
As % of the General category 10.09% 13.04% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 135 225 172
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £54,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
England

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

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2131 2254 2116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.95% 41.08% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 1820 1804
Average salary £41,750 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Retail
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Retail Salary Trend in the South West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the South West

Retail
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Bristol -6 77 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Wiltshire -14 65 £42,500 +17.24% 11
Somerset -2 20 £37,500 - 6
Dorset -26 18 £28,500 -28.75% 4
Devon -24 16 £38,000 +2.70% 5
Gloucestershire -2 10 £45,250 +26.57% 9
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 179 (40.41%) Finance
2 139 (31.38%) Banking
3 137 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (18.74%) SQL
5 81 (18.28%) .NET
6 77 (17.38%) C#
7 73 (16.48%) Degree
8 71 (16.03%) JavaScript
8 71 (16.03%) SQL Server
9 68 (15.35%) E-Commerce
10 63 (14.22%) OO
11 59 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (13.09%) ASP.NET
12 58 (13.09%) Oracle
13 57 (12.87%) HTML
13 57 (12.87%) CSS
14 52 (11.74%) Microsoft
15 50 (11.29%) Scrum
16 49 (11.06%) QA
17 48 (10.84%) Project Management
18 43 (9.71%) ISEB
18 43 (9.71%) Windows
19 42 (9.48%) Java
20 41 (9.26%) Business Analysis
21 40 (9.03%) jQuery
21 40 (9.03%) MS Excel
22 38 (8.58%) XML
23 37 (8.35%) TDD
24 36 (8.13%) Waterfall
24 36 (8.13%) Data Warehouse

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (2.26%) Node.js
2 8 (1.81%) IIS
3 7 (1.58%) Apache
3 7 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.58%) SAS
4 5 (1.13%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) JBoss
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.45%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.45%) WordPress
7 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.67%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.93%) MS Office
4 10 (2.26%) Fireworks
5 8 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.81%) NASTRAN
6 4 (0.90%) MS Project
6 4 (0.90%) CATIA
6 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.29%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.48%) DNS
1 11 (2.48%) Firewall
2 7 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.35%) DHCP
3 6 (1.35%) Internet
4 4 (0.90%) SAN
4 4 (0.90%) HTTP
4 4 (0.90%) VoIP
5 3 (0.68%) VPN
5 3 (0.68%) SMTP
5 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.68%) OSPF
5 3 (0.68%) BGP
5 3 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.68%) FWSM
5 3 (0.68%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.45%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.45%) SSH
6 2 (0.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.42%) MySQL
4 17 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.35%) DataStage
8 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 4 (0.90%) Big Data
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.68%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.39%) Selenium
2 15 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.93%) JUnit
4 10 (2.26%) JIRA
5 7 (1.58%) WATIR
5 7 (1.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.35%) Subversion
7 5 (1.13%) FitNesse
7 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.13%) NUnit
7 5 (1.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.90%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.90%) Moq
8 4 (0.90%) NCrunch
9 3 (0.68%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.68%) Android Studio
General
1 179 (40.41%) Finance
2 139 (31.38%) Banking
3 34 (7.67%) Manufacturing
4 30 (6.77%) Aerospace
4 30 (6.77%) Telecoms
5 28 (6.32%) Retail Banking
6 14 (3.16%) Marketing
7 12 (2.71%) Games
8 8 (1.81%) Back Office
8 8 (1.81%) Legal
9 7 (1.58%) Military
10 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.35%) Advertising
11 4 (0.90%) Automotive
11 4 (0.90%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.45%) Billing
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 109 (24.60%) Developer
2 94 (21.22%) Analyst
3 34 (7.67%) Architect
4 33 (7.45%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.00%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 25 (5.64%) Consultant
8 24 (5.42%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.42%) Test Analyst
9 23 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.39%) Senior Architect
11 14 (3.16%) Junior
12 13 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.71%) Test Manager
14 11 (2.48%) Tester
14 11 (2.48%) Service Manager
15 10 (2.26%) Business Consultant
15 10 (2.26%) Programme Manager
15 10 (2.26%) Front-End Developer
16 9 (2.03%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (18.28%) .NET
2 58 (13.09%) ASP.NET
3 57 (12.87%) CSS
3 57 (12.87%) HTML
4 40 (9.03%) jQuery
5 38 (8.58%) XML
6 30 (6.77%) HTML5
7 28 (6.32%) .NET Framework
8 25 (5.64%) CSS3
9 24 (5.42%) MSMQ
10 22 (4.97%) Web Services
10 22 (4.97%) SOAP
11 18 (4.06%) WCF
11 18 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (3.84%) RESTful
13 10 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.26%) XSLT
14 9 (2.03%) Spring
14 9 (2.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (1.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.74%) User Experience
3 16 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.81%) NHS
8 7 (1.58%) Replication
8 7 (1.58%) FMCG
8 7 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.13%) Social Media
11 4 (0.90%) iPad
11 4 (0.90%) iPhone
11 4 (0.90%) Blog
11 4 (0.90%) Physics
11 4 (0.90%) PMI
11 4 (0.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.71%) Windows
2 20 (4.51%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.84%) Linux
4 10 (2.26%) Android
5 9 (2.03%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.81%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.58%) UNIX
8 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.68%) MVS
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.45%) CentOS
11 2 (0.45%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (15.35%) E-Commerce
3 63 (14.22%) OO
4 50 (11.29%) Scrum
5 48 (10.84%) Project Management
6 41 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 37 (8.35%) TDD
8 36 (8.13%) Waterfall
9 33 (7.45%) Analytics
10 32 (7.22%) BDD
10 32 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 31 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (6.77%) OOD
12 30 (6.77%) MVC
12 30 (6.77%) Software Testing
13 25 (5.64%) ITIL
14 24 (5.42%) ERP
15 22 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (4.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.74%) SQL
2 77 (17.38%) C#
3 71 (16.03%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.48%) Java
5 26 (5.87%) VB.NET
6 19 (4.29%) C++
7 18 (4.06%) Ruby
7 18 (4.06%) PHP
8 11 (2.48%) C
9 9 (2.03%) Python
10 8 (1.81%) ABAP
11 7 (1.58%) Perl
12 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.13%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.90%) Fortran
13 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.68%) JCL
14 3 (0.68%) AWK
14 3 (0.68%) PHP5
15 2 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 73 (16.48%) Degree
2 43 (9.71%) ISEB
3 25 (5.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (3.84%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.81%) CISA
5 8 (1.81%) CISSP
5 8 (1.81%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.13%) CCNA
8 4 (0.90%) CCNP
8 4 (0.90%) PhD
8 4 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.68%) CCSA
10 2 (0.45%) CEH
10 2 (0.45%) CCIE
10 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.45%) OSCP
10 2 (0.45%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.06%) QA
2 13 (2.93%) SLA
3 7 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.58%) XenApp
3 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (13.09%) Oracle
2 52 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.97%) SAP
4 19 (4.29%) Google
5 16 (3.61%) Apple
6 15 (3.39%) Teradata
7 14 (3.16%) Adobe
8 11 (2.48%) Cisco
8 11 (2.48%) Citrix
9 7 (1.58%) VMware
10 6 (1.35%) Tableau
10 6 (1.35%) HP
11 5 (1.13%) GoldenSource
12 4 (0.90%) Twitter
12 4 (0.90%) RedPrairie
12 4 (0.90%) Endeca
12 4 (0.90%) F5
12 4 (0.90%) BMC
12 4 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.90%) TARGIT
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