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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 48 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Retail 21 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.50% 1.50% 5.22%
As % of the General category 11.05% 7.34% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,250 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
190 109 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.67% 20.45% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 158 83 95
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +8 10 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Tamworth - 7 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 2
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (48.15%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) WCF
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
5 10 (37.04%) OO
5 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
5 10 (37.04%) RESTful
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
5 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
5 10 (37.04%) Node.js
5 10 (37.04%) Web Application Development
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (14.81%) QA
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) ISEB
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) Logistics
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (37.04%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
2 13 (48.15%) WCF
3 10 (37.04%) RESTful
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 3 (11.11%) LINQ
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) LAMP
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) EFTPOS
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) OO
2 10 (37.04%) BDD
2 10 (37.04%) Web Application Development
3 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Google
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