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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 337 385 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.05% 7.18% 6.44%
As % of the General category 17.12% 17.26% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 245 288 236
Average salary £52,000 £44,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
1968 2230 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.36% 41.61% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1799 1394
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,540 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Birmingham -3 152 £60,000 +20.00% 21
Solihull +5 52 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Coventry -10 49 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Staffordshire -3 26 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Worcestershire +4 24 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Warwickshire -12 14 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Shropshire -3 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - -
West Bromwich 0 1 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Wolverhampton -2 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 290 (40.96%) Finance
2 204 (28.81%) Security Cleared
3 137 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 124 (17.51%) Telecoms
5 122 (17.23%) SQL
5 122 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (16.95%) Oracle
7 114 (16.10%) E-Commerce
8 106 (14.97%) Fujitsu
9 86 (12.15%) HTML
10 84 (11.86%) .NET
11 80 (11.30%) CRM
12 77 (10.88%) C#
12 77 (10.88%) CSS
13 76 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (10.45%) Back Office
15 73 (10.31%) Microsoft
16 72 (10.17%) JavaScript
17 70 (9.89%) Java
17 70 (9.89%) SQL Server
18 68 (9.60%) Project Management
19 67 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
20 65 (9.18%) Mentoring
21 64 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
22 63 (8.90%) Windows
23 62 (8.76%) jQuery
24 60 (8.47%) XML
25 58 (8.19%) Degree
25 58 (8.19%) HTML5
26 54 (7.63%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
1 21 (2.97%) WebLogic
2 16 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.27%) Drupal
3 9 (1.27%) CMS
3 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.13%) Node.js
4 8 (1.13%) WordPress
5 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.42%) SAS
7 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.14%) Sonic ESB
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.40%) MS Office
3 15 (2.12%) MS Project
4 9 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.71%) FastStats
8 3 (0.42%) InDesign
8 3 (0.42%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.28%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.28%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (6.64%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (4.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.40%) Agresso
4 15 (2.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (1.84%) Magento
6 11 (1.55%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (1.27%) HFM
9 8 (1.13%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
11 6 (0.85%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.42%) SAP HCM
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
14 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
14 2 (0.28%) SAP MM
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
14 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.27%) SSL
2 8 (1.13%) VPN
2 8 (1.13%) Internet
2 8 (1.13%) Firewall
3 7 (0.99%) FTP
4 6 (0.85%) WAN
4 6 (0.85%) Junos
4 6 (0.85%) Network Security
5 5 (0.71%) DNS
6 4 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.42%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.42%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.42%) SCCP
7 3 (0.42%) H.323
7 3 (0.42%) DSL
7 3 (0.42%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.37%) Essbase
3 34 (4.80%) Oracle BI EE
4 28 (3.95%) MySQL
5 27 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 21 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (2.82%) Oracle Discoverer
8 20 (2.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 20 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (1.98%) QlikView
12 11 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.13%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (1.13%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (3.53%) Git (software)
1 25 (3.53%) JIRA
2 22 (3.11%) Ant
3 20 (2.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 20 (2.82%) Selenium
4 17 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (1.27%) NeoLoad
5 9 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.71%) Subversion
9 5 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.56%) PVCS
11 3 (0.42%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.42%) LSMW
12 2 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 290 (40.96%) Finance
2 124 (17.51%) Telecoms
3 74 (10.45%) Back Office
4 50 (7.06%) Marketing
5 49 (6.92%) Banking
6 43 (6.07%) German Language
7 37 (5.23%) Manufacturing
8 22 (3.11%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.13%) Publishing
10 7 (0.99%) Legal
10 7 (0.99%) Automotive
11 5 (0.71%) Billing
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (23.16%) Developer
2 109 (15.40%) Analyst
3 83 (11.72%) Consultant
3 83 (11.72%) Project Manager
4 63 (8.90%) Business Analyst
5 28 (3.95%) .NET Developer
6 25 (3.53%) DBA
6 25 (3.53%) Development Manager
6 25 (3.53%) C# Developer
7 23 (3.25%) Oracle Consultant
7 23 (3.25%) Architect
8 22 (3.11%) Applications Developer
8 22 (3.11%) PHP Developer
8 22 (3.11%) Hyperion Consultant
8 22 (3.11%) Software Manager
8 22 (3.11%) Mobile Developer
9 21 (2.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 21 (2.97%) Development Project Manager
9 21 (2.97%) Senior Developer
10 20 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (12.15%) HTML
2 84 (11.86%) .NET
3 77 (10.88%) CSS
4 62 (8.76%) jQuery
5 60 (8.47%) XML
6 58 (8.19%) HTML5
7 48 (6.78%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.38%) CSS3
9 27 (3.81%) Ajax
9 27 (3.81%) JSON
10 25 (3.53%) Silverlight
11 23 (3.25%) Web Services
11 23 (3.25%) Middleware
12 22 (3.11%) PhoneGap
12 22 (3.11%) WCF
13 20 (2.82%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.69%) WPF
15 11 (1.55%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 39 (5.51%) User Experience
4 22 (3.11%) Blackberry
5 21 (2.97%) Data Integration
6 20 (2.82%) N-Tier
7 18 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.40%) Smart Meter
8 17 (2.40%) EPoS
9 13 (1.84%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.55%) Social Media
11 10 (1.41%) W3C
11 10 (1.41%) FMCG
12 8 (1.13%) IVR
12 8 (1.13%) Economics
13 6 (0.85%) SecurID
13 6 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.56%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.56%) Statistics
14 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.90%) Windows
2 39 (5.51%) UNIX
3 25 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.11%) Android
5 21 (2.97%) Linux
6 20 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 16 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (16.10%) E-Commerce
3 80 (11.30%) CRM
4 76 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (9.60%) Project Management
6 65 (9.18%) Mentoring
7 64 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (7.63%) Scrum
9 51 (7.20%) PRINCE2
10 49 (6.92%) MVC
11 47 (6.64%) Business Development
12 40 (5.65%) ITIL
13 39 (5.51%) Data Management
14 36 (5.08%) Benchmarking
15 35 (4.94%) Time Management
16 34 (4.80%) Six Sigma
17 32 (4.52%) SOA
18 30 (4.24%) Analytics
19 29 (4.10%) OOP
20 27 (3.81%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 122 (17.23%) SQL
2 77 (10.88%) C#
3 72 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 70 (9.89%) Java
5 33 (4.66%) PHP
6 28 (3.95%) VB
7 23 (3.25%) Objective-C
8 20 (2.82%) ActionScript
8 20 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 20 (2.82%) ActionScript 3.0
9 18 (2.54%) C
10 16 (2.26%) PHP5
11 14 (1.98%) C++
12 11 (1.55%) VBA
12 11 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.55%) ABAP
13 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.13%) VBScript
14 8 (1.13%) Delphi
14 8 (1.13%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 204 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 137 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 58 (8.19%) Degree
4 15 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (1.84%) ISEB
6 12 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.27%) CSQE
8 8 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.56%) CISA
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.42%) CCNP
11 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CCA
12 2 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CCEE
12 2 (0.28%) CCIA
13 1 (0.14%) NCDA
13 1 (0.14%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.63%) QA
2 14 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) Basel II
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) IAS 39
System Software
1 20 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
1 20 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.69%) XenApp
3 10 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) SCCM
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 120 (16.95%) Oracle
2 106 (14.97%) Fujitsu
3 73 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 47 (6.64%) Hyperion
5 35 (4.94%) SAP
6 22 (3.11%) Google
7 20 (2.82%) Appcelerator
7 20 (2.82%) Sencha
8 18 (2.54%) IBM
9 16 (2.26%) ATG
9 16 (2.26%) HP
10 14 (1.98%) Citrix
10 14 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.84%) hybris
12 12 (1.69%) Cisco
12 12 (1.69%) BT
12 12 (1.69%) AppSense
13 10 (1.41%) Informatica
14 9 (1.27%) Actinic
14 9 (1.27%) Venda
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + FE Car + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + +Car + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Salary: £65,000 per annum Plus Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 6 days ago