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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 65 52 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.63% 3.06% 9.06%
As % of the General category 2.45% 14.39% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 33
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,750 £45,000
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
163 132 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.79% 21.26% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 129 114 109
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +9 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Lichfield -11 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Tamworth - 1 £40,000 -
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (40.00%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) Agresso
6 10 (33.33%) QlikView
6 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 9 (30.00%) C++
7 9 (30.00%) C
7 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) Time Management
9 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (20.00%) FTP
10 6 (20.00%) WFM
10 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (20.00%) ATG
10 6 (20.00%) Kronos
11 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.33%) Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 3 (10.00%) WCF
13 3 (10.00%) WPF

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Agresso
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) QlikView
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Siebel Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) WCF
3 3 (10.00%) WPF
3 3 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Time Management
4 6 (20.00%) WFM
4 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) People Management
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Coaching
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) SOA
9 1 (3.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) C
3 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) ATG
2 6 (20.00%) Kronos
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel
4 1 (3.33%) hybris