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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 32 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 47 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.31% 5.85% 4.53%
As % of the General category 21.56% 24.71% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 21
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,340 £26,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £59,000
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
218 170 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.90% 23.68% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 173 144 128
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +11 16 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Stafford +4 11 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Tamworth - 9 £45,000 - 1
Lichfield 0 8 £42,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +14 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
3 27 (38.03%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.21%) .NET
5 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET
5 22 (30.99%) WCF
6 21 (29.58%) Marketing
7 20 (28.17%) RESTful
7 20 (28.17%) Analytics
8 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (26.76%) Web Application Development
8 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (26.76%) BDD
8 19 (26.76%) NoSQL
8 19 (26.76%) Node.js
8 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
8 19 (26.76%) Ruby
8 19 (26.76%) TDD
8 19 (26.76%) OO
8 19 (26.76%) MVC
9 18 (25.35%) Finance
10 17 (23.94%) SQL
11 13 (18.31%) Degree
12 12 (16.90%) Project Management
13 11 (15.49%) SEO
13 11 (15.49%) Google
14 10 (14.08%) Web Analytics
14 10 (14.08%) Pay per click
14 10 (14.08%) Digital Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (26.76%) Node.js
2 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Project
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.41%) GPRS
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) Hudson
3 2 (2.82%) FogBugz
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.41%) QADirector
General
1 21 (29.58%) Marketing
2 18 (25.35%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) PPC Specialist
3 10 (14.08%) PPC Manager
3 10 (14.08%) PPC Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) PPC Executive
4 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Tester
5 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) QA Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) .NET
2 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET
2 22 (30.99%) WCF
3 20 (28.17%) RESTful
4 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (9.86%) Web Services
6 6 (8.45%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.23%) HTML
7 3 (4.23%) SOAP
7 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET
7 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.23%) LINQ
8 1 (1.41%) HTML5
8 1 (1.41%) CSS3
8 1 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Chip and PIN
1 6 (8.45%) FMCG
1 6 (8.45%) Social Media
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) EPoS
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) EFTPOS
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Analytics
3 19 (26.76%) BDD
3 19 (26.76%) Web Application Development
3 19 (26.76%) TDD
3 19 (26.76%) OO
3 19 (26.76%) MVC
4 12 (16.90%) Project Management
5 11 (15.49%) SEO
6 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.08%) Web Analytics
6 10 (14.08%) Pay per click
6 10 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (11.27%) Logistics
7 8 (11.27%) CRM
8 6 (8.45%) ITIL
8 6 (8.45%) Benchmarking
8 6 (8.45%) Agile Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Market Research
9 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) C#
2 19 (26.76%) Ruby
3 17 (23.94%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) VB
4 4 (5.63%) VBA
4 4 (5.63%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
2 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.41%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Google
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) Alterian
4 4 (5.63%) Adobe
5 3 (4.23%) JDA
5 3 (4.23%) NCR
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Omniture
5 3 (4.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 2 (2.82%) Sophos
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 7 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago