The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 16 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.52% 8.70% 1.37%
As % of the General category 4.00% 29.63% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £24,500 £32,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.43% -17.94%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 Walsall region.

General Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 37.88% 29.35% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 8
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,200 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Retail
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Retail Salary Trend in Walsall

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) MDX
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MDX
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau
1 1 (25.00%) VMware