The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 41 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 29 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.81% 3.61% 4.37%
As % of the General category 14.95% 13.13% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,985 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
194 198 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.17% 27.50% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 164 157 112
Average salary £40,500 £36,750 £35,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,518 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Retail Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Retail
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Stafford -2 11 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +10 5 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +23 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Lichfield - 3 £42,500 - 1
Tamworth - 3 £45,000 - 1
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
4 20 (46.51%) C#
4 20 (46.51%) .NET
4 20 (46.51%) WCF
5 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
6 17 (39.53%) OO
6 17 (39.53%) MVC
6 17 (39.53%) TDD
6 17 (39.53%) Ruby
6 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
6 17 (39.53%) RESTful
6 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (39.53%) BDD
6 17 (39.53%) NoSQL
6 17 (39.53%) Node.js
6 17 (39.53%) Web Application Development
6 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) SQL
8 8 (18.60%) Marketing
9 7 (16.28%) Analytics
10 6 (13.95%) CRM
10 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.63%) Project Management
11 5 (11.63%) QA
11 5 (11.63%) Logistics
12 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
12 4 (9.30%) Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (39.53%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (39.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Test Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
1 20 (46.51%) WCF
2 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 17 (39.53%) RESTful
3 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
5 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.98%) LINQ
6 2 (4.65%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) CSS3
7 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Social Media
2 3 (6.98%) FMCG
3 2 (4.65%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) EFTPOS
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) OO
2 17 (39.53%) MVC
2 17 (39.53%) TDD
2 17 (39.53%) BDD
2 17 (39.53%) Web Application Development
3 7 (16.28%) Analytics
4 6 (13.95%) CRM
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Logistics
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Propensity Modelling
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.98%) Market Research
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) Ruby
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Alterian
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) JDA
3 1 (2.33%) NCR
3 1 (2.33%) Lotus
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.33%) Google
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Central England Co-operative
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago