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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 44 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.83% 4.96% 3.93%
As % of the General category 20.95% 25.74% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
210 136 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.61% 19.26% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 163 112 116
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 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 28 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 14 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Stafford - 10 £40,000 - 1
Tamworth - 10 £44,125 -
Burton-upon-Trent +9 5 £30,000 -
Lichfield -6 5 £42,500 - 1
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) C#
3 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.94%) Marketing
3 23 (31.94%) Analytics
4 22 (30.56%) SQL
4 22 (30.56%) .NET
5 20 (27.78%) Finance
6 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
7 18 (25.00%) WCF
8 17 (23.61%) RESTful
9 16 (22.22%) MVC
9 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (20.83%) BDD
10 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
10 15 (20.83%) Node.js
10 15 (20.83%) Web Application Development
10 15 (20.83%) Ruby
10 15 (20.83%) TDD
10 15 (20.83%) OO
11 14 (19.44%) Google
11 14 (19.44%) SEO
12 13 (18.06%) Degree
13 12 (16.67%) Pay per click
13 12 (16.67%) Web Analytics
13 12 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (12.50%) Telecoms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 15 (20.83%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Project
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.17%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) GPRS
2 3 (4.17%) LAN
2 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Hudson
2 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.78%) FogBugz
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.39%) QADirector
General
1 23 (31.94%) Marketing
2 20 (27.78%) Finance
3 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) PPC Specialist
4 12 (16.67%) PPC Manager
4 12 (16.67%) PPC Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) PPC Executive
5 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Tester
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.78%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.78%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
3 18 (25.00%) WCF
4 17 (23.61%) RESTful
5 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (11.11%) Web Services
7 8 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (5.56%) HTML
9 3 (4.17%) SOAP
9 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.17%) LINQ
10 2 (2.78%) HTML5
10 2 (2.78%) CSS
11 1 (1.39%) Ajax
11 1 (1.39%) jQuery
11 1 (1.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (8.33%) FMCG
2 6 (8.33%) Social Media
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) EPoS
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Analytics
3 16 (22.22%) MVC
4 15 (20.83%) OO
4 15 (20.83%) TDD
4 15 (20.83%) BDD
4 15 (20.83%) Web Application Development
5 14 (19.44%) SEO
6 12 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 12 (16.67%) Pay per click
6 12 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.50%) Project Management
8 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.72%) CRM
10 6 (8.33%) ITIL
10 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.33%) Benchmarking
10 6 (8.33%) Agile Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Market Research
11 5 (6.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) C#
2 22 (30.56%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) Ruby
4 6 (8.33%) VBA
4 6 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) PHP
5 4 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.39%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Google
3 7 (9.72%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) Omniture
5 4 (5.56%) Splunk
5 4 (5.56%) Alterian
5 4 (5.56%) Adobe
5 4 (5.56%) Sophos
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) JDA
6 3 (4.17%) NCR
6 3 (4.17%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Lotus
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago