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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.04% - -
As % of the General category 10.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
10 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.41% 16.33% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
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 £27,500 £27,500 £38,232
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £41,750
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
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 21 October 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 - 1 £45,000 -
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (70.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Volume Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Xcode
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Telerik
5 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Kindle
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Xcode
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (10.00%) ProC
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Kindle
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Telerik