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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 35 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 342 371 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.92% 6.83% 7.70%
As % of the General category 16.21% 17.43% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 281 272 310
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
2110 2128 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.55% 39.18% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1745 1622
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Coventry 0 100 £54,500 -0.90% 8
Birmingham -23 94 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Warwickshire -3 44 £40,000 - 4
Staffordshire +16 40 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Solihull -22 11 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Worcestershire -21 8 £41,250 +38.65%
Wolverhampton +15 7 £23,000 -29.23% 2
West Bromwich +11 5 £42,500 +8.48% 1
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Walsall +4 1 £24,500 -23.43% 1
Shropshire -6 1 £34,000 +8.80% 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 180 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (28.18%) Finance
3 124 (20.20%) Microsoft
4 121 (19.71%) SQL
5 107 (17.43%) Project Management
6 96 (15.64%) SQL Server
7 87 (14.17%) PRINCE2
8 81 (13.19%) E-Commerce
9 80 (13.03%) HTML
10 79 (12.87%) SAP
10 79 (12.87%) Windows
11 78 (12.70%) MS Excel
12 74 (12.05%) Java
13 71 (11.56%) .NET
14 65 (10.59%) Banking
15 60 (9.77%) ITIL
16 59 (9.61%) Degree
16 59 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (9.45%) C#
18 57 (9.28%) Oracle
18 57 (9.28%) Logistics
19 51 (8.31%) TDD
19 51 (8.31%) JavaScript
20 50 (8.14%) Git (software)
21 49 (7.98%) Marketing
22 45 (7.33%) Retail Banking
22 45 (7.33%) SOA
22 45 (7.33%) RESTful
23 44 (7.17%) Manufacturing
23 44 (7.17%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (6.03%) WebSphere
2 27 (4.40%) Node.js
3 23 (3.75%) JBoss
4 19 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (2.77%) IIS
6 14 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.14%) CMS
8 6 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.65%) Apache
10 4 (0.65%) SAS
11 3 (0.49%) CICS
11 3 (0.49%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.33%) DNN
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 78 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.77%) MS Project
3 16 (2.61%) Photoshop
4 13 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (1.95%) MS Office
6 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.33%) InDesign
7 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (4.56%) SAP FI
1 28 (4.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 28 (4.56%) SAP CO
1 28 (4.56%) SAP SD
2 18 (2.93%) SAP Retail
3 16 (2.61%) SAP MM
3 16 (2.61%) SAP SCM
4 8 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.14%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.81%) Magento
8 4 (0.65%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.49%) SAP APO
10 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.33%) Retail-J
10 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.44%) SSL
3 6 (0.98%) Internet
4 5 (0.81%) Wireless
5 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.49%) WAN
6 3 (0.49%) HTTP
7 2 (0.33%) LAN
7 2 (0.33%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.16%) VLAN
8 1 (0.16%) Junos
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) ATM
8 1 (0.16%) ISDN
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.51%) MySQL
3 35 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (3.75%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.93%) DB2
7 18 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.65%) QlikView
13 3 (0.49%) Big Data
14 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 50 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.75%) Subversion
3 10 (1.63%) Hudson
4 9 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.14%) JIRA
6 6 (0.98%) Selenium
6 6 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.98%) LSMW
7 5 (0.81%) Maven
7 5 (0.81%) Ant
7 5 (0.81%) JUnit
7 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.65%) NetBeans
9 3 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.49%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.33%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 173 (28.18%) Finance
2 65 (10.59%) Banking
3 49 (7.98%) Marketing
4 45 (7.33%) Retail Banking
5 44 (7.17%) Manufacturing
6 32 (5.21%) Law
7 30 (4.89%) Publishing
8 29 (4.72%) Telecoms
9 21 (3.42%) Billing
10 13 (2.12%) Games
10 13 (2.12%) Legal
10 13 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.47%) Back Office
12 8 (1.30%) Private Banking
13 7 (1.14%) Front Office
13 7 (1.14%) Automotive
14 5 (0.81%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.65%) Electronics
15 4 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 140 (22.80%) Developer
2 115 (18.73%) Analyst
3 102 (16.61%) Project Manager
4 71 (11.56%) Consultant
5 63 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 36 (5.86%) Architect
6 36 (5.86%) Java Developer
7 34 (5.54%) .NET Developer
8 27 (4.40%) Designer
9 21 (3.42%) Senior Manager
10 19 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
10 19 (3.09%) SAP Manager
11 18 (2.93%) SAP Consultant
11 18 (2.93%) Business Consultant
12 17 (2.77%) SAP Project Manager
12 17 (2.77%) Technical Consultant
12 17 (2.77%) SAP Analyst
13 16 (2.61%) Banking Business Analyst
13 16 (2.61%) Senior Developer
13 16 (2.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (13.03%) HTML
2 71 (11.56%) .NET
3 45 (7.33%) RESTful
4 42 (6.84%) CSS
5 41 (6.68%) XML
6 40 (6.51%) ASP.NET
7 39 (6.35%) Web Services
8 35 (5.70%) Java EE
9 32 (5.21%) jQuery
10 31 (5.05%) WCF
11 28 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (4.23%) Hibernate
13 24 (3.91%) Spring
14 19 (3.09%) J2EE
14 19 (3.09%) HTML5
15 16 (2.61%) Struts
16 13 (2.12%) SOAP
16 13 (2.12%) JSON
17 12 (1.95%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.70%) FMCG
3 30 (4.89%) EPoS
4 23 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.61%) Social Media
6 14 (2.28%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.12%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.79%) Smart Meter
10 10 (1.63%) User Experience
11 7 (1.14%) iSeries
11 7 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
11 7 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.14%) Replication
12 6 (0.98%) AS400
12 6 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.81%) IVR
13 5 (0.81%) Statistics
14 4 (0.65%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.87%) Windows
2 34 (5.54%) Linux
3 21 (3.42%) UNIX
4 16 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.65%) Solaris
7 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.49%) AIX
8 3 (0.49%) MVS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (17.43%) Project Management
3 87 (14.17%) PRINCE2
4 81 (13.19%) E-Commerce
5 60 (9.77%) ITIL
6 57 (9.28%) Logistics
7 51 (8.31%) TDD
8 45 (7.33%) SOA
9 44 (7.17%) MVC
10 39 (6.35%) OO
11 36 (5.86%) CRM
11 36 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (5.86%) BDD
12 35 (5.70%) Analytics
12 35 (5.70%) ERP
13 33 (5.37%) Waterfall
14 30 (4.89%) Mentoring
15 28 (4.56%) Project Planning
15 28 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (4.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (19.71%) SQL
2 74 (12.05%) Java
3 58 (9.45%) C#
4 51 (8.31%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.23%) Ruby
6 13 (2.12%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.12%) VBA
7 10 (1.63%) PHP
8 9 (1.47%) VB
8 9 (1.47%) ABAP
9 7 (1.14%) Perl
10 6 (0.98%) C
11 5 (0.81%) Delphi
11 5 (0.81%) C++
11 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.81%) MUMPS
12 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.65%) XPath
13 3 (0.49%) JCL
13 3 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 59 (9.61%) Degree
2 29 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (2.77%) ISEB
3 17 (2.77%) PMP
3 17 (2.77%) PMI Certification
4 15 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) MCSE
11 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.33%) CISSP
12 2 (0.33%) ACCA
13 1 (0.16%) CISA
13 1 (0.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.40%) QA
2 16 (2.61%) SLA
3 5 (0.81%) FATCA
4 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.65%) SCOM
2 4 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.16%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 124 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 79 (12.87%) SAP
3 57 (9.28%) Oracle
4 30 (4.89%) IBM
5 17 (2.77%) Adobe
6 15 (2.44%) BT
7 14 (2.28%) Citrix
8 12 (1.95%) ATG
8 12 (1.95%) Google
8 12 (1.95%) hybris
9 10 (1.63%) Actinic
9 10 (1.63%) Venda
9 10 (1.63%) Demandware
9 10 (1.63%) Intershop
9 10 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.30%) VMware
11 5 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.81%) Cisco
12 4 (0.65%) HP
12 4 (0.65%) Alterian
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Outsource UK
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25’000 plus a company vehicle
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago