The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 22 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 40 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.59% 7.68% 2.24%
As % of the General category 13.65% 15.58% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 9
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £48,555
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -12.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,500 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
293 276 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 40.92% 49.29% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 246 179 197
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Retail
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Salary Trend in Swindon

Retail
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Swindon

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (68.89%) Banking
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) Retail Banking
4 26 (57.78%) Use Case
5 25 (55.56%) Test Scripting
6 24 (53.33%) Finance
7 22 (48.89%) SQL
8 15 (33.33%) Degree
9 12 (26.67%) Scrum
10 10 (22.22%) ISEB
10 10 (22.22%) TDD
11 9 (20.00%) WATIR
11 9 (20.00%) Selenium
11 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle
13 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
14 5 (11.11%) RESTful
14 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (11.11%) Web Services
14 5 (11.11%) C#
14 5 (11.11%) .NET
14 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
15 4 (8.89%) OO
15 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
15 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
15 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
15 4 (8.89%) jQuery
15 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) WATIR
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
1 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (68.89%) Banking
2 27 (60.00%) Retail Banking
3 24 (53.33%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Test Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Functional Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Functional Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Tester
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) RESTful
2 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.89%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) MSMQ
3 3 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (6.67%) LINQ
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) WCF
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) Sass
5 1 (2.22%) LESS
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) E-Learning
1 3 (6.67%) Blog
1 3 (6.67%) Graphic Design
1 3 (6.67%) Video Editing
1 3 (6.67%) Social Media
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Debian
1 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
1 2 (4.44%) CentOS
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Use Case
3 25 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.67%) Test Management
9 3 (6.67%) OOD
10 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.44%) MVC
10 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) PHP5
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) CEH
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) OSCP
3 2 (4.44%) OSCE
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Trillium
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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