The table below looks at the statistics for Retail-J skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail-J over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MICROS Retail-J
Rank 871 898 884
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing Retail-J 24 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.011% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 8
Average salary £39,000 £29,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £29,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 - £38,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8825 8842 9146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 8.06% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7093 6793 7376
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Retail-J
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail-J within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Retail-J Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Retail-J
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail-J within the UK.

Retail-J Salary Trend in the UK

Retail-J
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail-J over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Retail-J Salary Histogram in the UK

Retail-J
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail-J within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England +31 24 £39,000 +34.48%
South East - 11 £38,000 -
Oxfordshire - 11 £38,000 -
London +30 6 £68,750 +137.06%
Leicestershire - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Oxford - 5 £38,000 -
Abingdon - 5 £37,500 -
Leicester - 3 £50,000 -
City of London - 2 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -

Retail-J
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Retail-J 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-J.

1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (58.62%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
4 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
4 12 (41.38%) JDA
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
6 10 (34.48%) EPoS
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
9 7 (24.14%) SLA
10 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (17.24%) MS Access
11 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.24%) VBA
12 4 (13.79%) MS Office
12 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) EDI
12 4 (13.79%) ERP
12 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
12 4 (13.79%) Sage

Retail-J
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Retail-J 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-J. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MS Access
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) Essbase
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Dutch Language
3 3 (10.34%) French Language
3 3 (10.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Applications Support
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
5 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Database Manager
9 1 (3.45%) ERP Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) EDI
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) EPoS
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (10.34%) EFT
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
2 12 (41.38%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
4 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
6 4 (13.79%) Cash Management
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Line Management
9 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
9 1 (3.45%) Use Case
9 1 (3.45%) Workflow
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) JDA
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Sage
4 2 (6.90%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.45%) Spiceworks