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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 39 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 276 297 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.39% 6.61% 6.18%
As % of the General category 15.58% 16.69% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 218 183 197
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
1771 1779 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.56% 39.61% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1405 1182
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -8 93 £48,000 +6.66% 14
Coventry -14 69 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Warwickshire -4 24 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Staffordshire +13 22 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Solihull -28 15 £48,500 +49.23% 1
Shropshire - 8 £19,500 -
Worcestershire -8 4 £33,000 -
Walsall -4 2 £35,250 +12.80%
Wolverhampton +1 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 165 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (27.01%) Finance
3 93 (16.97%) SQL
4 90 (16.42%) Banking
5 87 (15.88%) HTML
6 86 (15.69%) Project Management
7 75 (13.69%) JavaScript
8 73 (13.32%) E-Commerce
9 72 (13.14%) CSS
10 68 (12.41%) SQL Server
10 68 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
11 64 (11.68%) Microsoft
12 63 (11.50%) PRINCE2
13 58 (10.58%) .NET
14 57 (10.40%) Windows
14 57 (10.40%) Degree
15 53 (9.67%) Java
16 50 (9.12%) C#
17 44 (8.03%) MS Excel
18 41 (7.48%) XML
19 40 (7.30%) Scrum
19 40 (7.30%) Marketing
20 39 (7.12%) Oracle
20 39 (7.12%) SAP
20 39 (7.12%) jQuery
21 38 (6.93%) QA
22 35 (6.39%) Waterfall
23 34 (6.20%) OO
23 34 (6.20%) Mentoring
24 33 (6.02%) ITIL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 22 (4.01%) JBoss
2 19 (3.47%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.37%) GlassFish
4 12 (2.19%) IIS
5 10 (1.82%) CMS
5 10 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.82%) Node.js
6 9 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.09%) Apache
8 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.73%) SAS
11 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.36%) DNN
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.01%) MS Project
2 11 (2.01%) MS Office
3 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.28%) SAP Retail
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.28%) SAP SD
5 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.91%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.91%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.73%) Magento
7 4 (0.73%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.55%) Enfinity
8 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.36%) Finacle
9 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.09%) SaaS
3 5 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.10%) Internet
2 13 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.64%) SSL
4 5 (0.91%) VLAN
4 5 (0.91%) Firewall
4 5 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.91%) DNS
4 5 (0.91%) VoIP
5 4 (0.73%) HTTP
5 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.55%) Wireless
6 3 (0.55%) FTP
6 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.55%) ATM
7 2 (0.36%) Broadband
8 1 (0.18%) LAN
8 1 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.20%) MySQL
4 22 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.09%) DB2
14 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.55%) OLAP
15 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (4.01%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.55%) JUnit
4 10 (1.82%) Ant
5 7 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.09%) NetBeans
6 6 (1.09%) Subversion
6 6 (1.09%) Maven
6 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.09%) Selenium
7 5 (0.91%) LSMW
8 4 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.73%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (0.73%) JIRA
9 3 (0.55%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.36%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.36%) NUnit
10 2 (0.36%) JMeter
General
1 148 (27.01%) Finance
2 90 (16.42%) Banking
3 40 (7.30%) Marketing
4 30 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.11%) Retail Banking
6 22 (4.01%) Billing
7 20 (3.65%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.10%) Law
9 16 (2.92%) Aerospace
10 11 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.64%) Legal
12 8 (1.46%) Back Office
13 5 (0.91%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Advertising
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) German Language
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Front Office
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 117 (21.35%) Developer
2 116 (21.17%) Analyst
3 65 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 61 (11.13%) Consultant
5 52 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 42 (7.66%) Architect
7 25 (4.56%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.38%) Software Developer
9 21 (3.83%) Support Analyst
10 19 (3.47%) Designer
11 17 (3.10%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.10%) .NET Developer
11 17 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
12 16 (2.92%) Business Consultant
12 16 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
12 16 (2.92%) Test Manager
12 16 (2.92%) Programme Manager
12 16 (2.92%) Junior
12 16 (2.92%) Senior Developer
13 15 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (15.88%) HTML
2 72 (13.14%) CSS
3 58 (10.58%) .NET
4 41 (7.48%) XML
5 39 (7.12%) jQuery
6 32 (5.84%) HTML5
7 28 (5.11%) ASP.NET
8 27 (4.93%) Web Services
9 24 (4.38%) Spring
9 24 (4.38%) Java EE
10 21 (3.83%) CSS3
11 19 (3.47%) JMS
12 17 (3.10%) WCF
12 17 (3.10%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (2.92%) RESTful
14 13 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (2.19%) SOAP
16 11 (2.01%) J2EE
16 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.01%) Mobile App
2 22 (4.01%) EPoS
3 19 (3.47%) User Experience
3 19 (3.47%) FMCG
4 15 (2.74%) Smart Meter
4 15 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.46%) IVR
7 8 (1.46%) iSeries
8 7 (1.28%) W3C
9 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.09%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.91%) Social Media
10 5 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.91%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.73%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.40%) Windows
2 15 (2.74%) Linux
2 15 (2.74%) UNIX
3 9 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.09%) Android
4 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (15.69%) Project Management
3 73 (13.32%) E-Commerce
4 63 (11.50%) PRINCE2
5 40 (7.30%) Scrum
6 35 (6.39%) Waterfall
7 34 (6.20%) Mentoring
7 34 (6.20%) OO
8 33 (6.02%) ITIL
8 33 (6.02%) SOA
9 32 (5.84%) CRM
9 32 (5.84%) MVC
10 29 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (5.29%) Software Testing
11 28 (5.11%) Time Management
12 26 (4.74%) Analytics
12 26 (4.74%) Logistics
13 25 (4.56%) Programme Management
14 24 (4.38%) ERP
15 23 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 93 (16.97%) SQL
2 75 (13.69%) JavaScript
3 53 (9.67%) Java
4 50 (9.12%) C#
5 19 (3.47%) VB
6 12 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.19%) PHP
7 9 (1.64%) ABAP
7 9 (1.64%) Ruby
8 8 (1.46%) MUMPS
8 8 (1.46%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.46%) Delphi
9 7 (1.28%) C
9 7 (1.28%) VBA
9 7 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.28%) PHP5
10 6 (1.09%) XPath
10 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.09%) Perl
11 5 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (10.40%) Degree
2 29 (5.29%) ISTQB
2 29 (5.29%) ISEB
3 28 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.09%) PMP
7 6 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.09%) CISA
7 6 (1.09%) CISSP
7 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.91%) CISM
8 5 (0.91%) PCI QSA
8 5 (0.91%) CRISC
9 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.55%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.93%) QA
2 11 (2.01%) FATCA
3 9 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.09%) SLA
5 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.55%) P3O
7 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.46%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 64 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.12%) Oracle
2 39 (7.12%) SAP
3 20 (3.65%) IBM
4 17 (3.10%) BT
5 13 (2.37%) Intershop
6 11 (2.01%) hybris
7 10 (1.82%) Demandware
7 10 (1.82%) Venda
7 10 (1.82%) Actinic
7 10 (1.82%) ATG
7 10 (1.82%) Citrix
8 9 (1.64%) VMware
9 5 (0.91%) WatchGuard
9 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.91%) RedPrairie
10 4 (0.73%) Sencha
10 4 (0.73%) Talend
10 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator
10 4 (0.73%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough or Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Depending upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago