The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 284 309 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.66% 7.01% 5.03%
As % of the General category 17.38% 18.05% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 213 201 166
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1634 1712 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.54% 38.81% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1327 1276
Average salary £42,500 £42,887 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Retail
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Retail
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Birmingham +3 110 £42,000 -6.66% 15
Coventry -15 59 £52,500 +9.94% 11
Solihull -11 29 £48,500 +49.23%
Warwickshire -16 18 £42,500 +15.64% 3
Shropshire - 17 - -
Staffordshire -3 8 £40,000 - 5
Worcestershire -1 6 £27,250 +21.11%
Walsall -1 1 £40,500 -57.36% 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 186 (31.90%) Finance
2 152 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (16.30%) HTML
4 90 (15.44%) Project Management
4 90 (15.44%) Banking
5 89 (15.27%) E-Commerce
6 88 (15.09%) CSS
7 86 (14.75%) JavaScript
7 86 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
8 83 (14.24%) SQL
9 79 (13.55%) Oracle
10 75 (12.86%) Telecoms
11 72 (12.35%) Security Cleared
12 70 (12.01%) Mentoring
13 69 (11.84%) jQuery
14 66 (11.32%) Degree
15 63 (10.81%) Scrum
15 63 (10.81%) SQL Server
16 59 (10.12%) Java
17 58 (9.95%) Windows
18 56 (9.61%) HTML5
19 53 (9.09%) PRINCE2
19 53 (9.09%) C#
20 52 (8.92%) SC Cleared
21 49 (8.40%) .NET
21 49 (8.40%) CRM
22 48 (8.23%) XML
23 47 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
24 45 (7.72%) Microsoft
25 42 (7.20%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (3.60%) WebLogic
2 14 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.23%) JBoss
4 12 (2.06%) GlassFish
5 10 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.03%) IIS
7 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.86%) SAS
8 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.86%) CMS
9 2 (0.34%) Apache
9 2 (0.34%) Node.js
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 34 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.72%) MS Project
3 8 (1.37%) MS Office
4 5 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.72%) WebTrends
3 10 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.20%) SAP HCM
5 6 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.69%) HFM
6 4 (0.69%) Agresso
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.51%) Enfinity
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.51%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Responsys
5 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.09%) Internet
2 8 (1.37%) HTTP
3 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.20%) SSL
3 7 (1.20%) FTP
4 5 (0.86%) VLAN
4 5 (0.86%) Firewall
4 5 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.86%) DNS
4 5 (0.86%) VoIP
5 3 (0.51%) ATM
5 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.34%) Broadband
6 2 (0.34%) Wireless
6 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) SAN
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 25 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.29%) Essbase
4 23 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (3.60%) MySQL
6 20 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.26%) Oracle Discoverer
7 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
11 6 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.86%) QlikView
12 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 26 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.77%) Ant
3 21 (3.60%) JIRA
4 20 (3.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (2.23%) JUnit
6 11 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.20%) Selenium
7 7 (1.20%) LSMW
7 7 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.51%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.34%) Subversion
11 2 (0.34%) Maven
11 2 (0.34%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.34%) NetBeans
General
1 186 (31.90%) Finance
2 90 (15.44%) Banking
3 75 (12.86%) Telecoms
4 41 (7.03%) Marketing
5 26 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.60%) Retail Banking
7 18 (3.09%) Billing
8 16 (2.74%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.72%) Back Office
9 10 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.54%) Law
11 6 (1.03%) Legal
12 5 (0.86%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.51%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 133 (22.81%) Developer
2 112 (19.21%) Analyst
3 81 (13.89%) Consultant
4 66 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 46 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 30 (5.15%) Architect
7 25 (4.29%) DBA
8 23 (3.95%) Junior
9 22 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.60%) Applications Developer
10 21 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 21 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 20 (3.43%) Java Developer
11 20 (3.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 20 (3.43%) Mobile Developer
12 19 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
13 17 (2.92%) SAP Consultant
14 16 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
15 15 (2.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (16.30%) HTML
2 88 (15.09%) CSS
3 69 (11.84%) jQuery
4 56 (9.61%) HTML5
5 49 (8.40%) .NET
6 48 (8.23%) XML
7 32 (5.49%) Web Services
7 32 (5.49%) CSS3
8 25 (4.29%) JSON
8 25 (4.29%) ASP.NET
9 23 (3.95%) Ajax
10 22 (3.77%) Silverlight
10 22 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.60%) Spring
12 20 (3.43%) PhoneGap
13 15 (2.57%) WCF
13 15 (2.57%) Middleware
14 14 (2.40%) JMS
14 14 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (2.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.83%) User Experience
4 21 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 20 (3.43%) Blackberry
6 19 (3.26%) W3C
7 18 (3.09%) Smart Meter
8 16 (2.74%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.40%) FMCG
9 14 (2.40%) EPoS
10 9 (1.54%) IVR
11 8 (1.37%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.20%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.03%) iSeries
14 5 (0.86%) Copywriting
14 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.69%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.95%) Windows
2 30 (5.15%) UNIX
3 25 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.77%) Android
5 21 (3.60%) Windows 8
6 16 (2.74%) Linux
7 12 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.37%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.34%) AIX
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (15.44%) Project Management
3 89 (15.27%) E-Commerce
4 70 (12.01%) Mentoring
5 63 (10.81%) Scrum
6 53 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 49 (8.40%) CRM
8 47 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (7.20%) MVC
10 35 (6.00%) ITIL
11 34 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (5.83%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.66%) OOP
13 31 (5.32%) SOA
14 30 (5.15%) ERP
15 29 (4.97%) Programme Management
15 29 (4.97%) Time Management
16 24 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (4.12%) Change Management
16 24 (4.12%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 83 (14.24%) SQL
3 59 (10.12%) Java
4 53 (9.09%) C#
5 24 (4.12%) VB
6 23 (3.95%) Objective-C
7 20 (3.43%) ActionScript 3.0
7 20 (3.43%) ActionScript
8 15 (2.57%) PHP
9 13 (2.23%) PHP5
10 11 (1.89%) ABAP
11 10 (1.72%) C
12 9 (1.54%) Delphi
12 9 (1.54%) C++
12 9 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.54%) MUMPS
13 8 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.37%) VBA
14 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 66 (11.32%) Degree
3 52 (8.92%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (4.63%) ISEB
6 24 (4.12%) ISTQB
7 23 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.86%) PCI QSA
9 5 (0.86%) CRISC
9 5 (0.86%) CISA
9 5 (0.86%) CISM
9 5 (0.86%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.34%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) HNC
11 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.20%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) FATCA
3 9 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.51%) SLA
6 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.51%) P3O
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 19 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.86%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.69%) XenApp
4 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.86%) Nagios
3 4 (0.69%) EdgeSight
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (13.55%) Oracle
2 45 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.03%) Fujitsu
4 40 (6.86%) SAP
5 31 (5.32%) Hyperion
6 26 (4.46%) IBM
7 20 (3.43%) Sencha
7 20 (3.43%) Appcelerator
8 16 (2.74%) BT
9 15 (2.57%) ATG
9 15 (2.57%) Intershop
10 13 (2.23%) hybris
11 12 (2.06%) Demandware
11 12 (2.06%) Actinic
11 12 (2.06%) Venda
12 11 (1.89%) Informatica
13 7 (1.20%) VMware
13 7 (1.20%) Talend
14 6 (1.03%) RedPrairie
14 6 (1.03%) Business Objects
West Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rugby
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Travel Expenses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Stafford Railway Building Society
Salary: Compeititve
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum + bonus and company car
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PMC retail
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Basic + Car / Car Allowa
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + growing company
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 days ago