The 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 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 - - 25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 1.64%
As % of the General category - - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
Scotland

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

General Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 25.45% 42.42% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) ISO 9001
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) Ajax
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) Business Development
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (40.00%) COBOL
4 6 (40.00%) Toad
4 6 (40.00%) SLA
4 6 (40.00%) OpenVMS
4 6 (40.00%) ProC
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Volume Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) VB.NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (40.00%) Toad
2 6 (40.00%) ProC
3 3 (20.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) XML
1 7 (46.67%) Ajax
1 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) OpenVMS
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Development
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Volume Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Telerik
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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