The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 9 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.76% - 1.72%
As % of the General category 27.27% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
General Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.14% 50.00% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £36,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Retail
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Retail Salary Trend in West Lothian

Retail
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Livingston - 6 £29,000 -
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 16 (80.00%) Oracle
1 16 (80.00%) ISO 9001
1 16 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) Ajax
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) XML
5 10 (50.00%) SLA
5 10 (50.00%) Business Development
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (40.00%) Toad
6 8 (40.00%) OpenVMS
6 8 (40.00%) ProC
6 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (40.00%) COBOL
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) .NET
8 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (40.00%) Toad
2 8 (40.00%) ProC
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (15.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) jQuery
2 11 (55.00%) Ajax
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) OpenVMS
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Business Development
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) COBOL
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) ISO 9001
2 10 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Telerik