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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 36 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 317 396 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.63% 7.50% 6.03%
As % of the General category 16.53% 18.12% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 226 286 217
Average salary £49,250 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
1918 2185 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.06% 41.37% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1757 1341
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
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 2 October 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 2 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
Birmingham -13 141 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Solihull +3 48 £40,000 +16.78% 3
Coventry -20 43 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Worcestershire +3 26 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire +3 20 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Warwickshire -11 20 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £33,000 -
Shropshire -3 1 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Wolverhampton -4 1 - -
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 274 (39.65%) Finance
2 193 (27.93%) Security Cleared
3 130 (18.81%) SC Cleared
4 124 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (17.22%) SQL
6 118 (17.08%) Telecoms
7 110 (15.92%) Oracle
7 110 (15.92%) E-Commerce
8 101 (14.62%) Fujitsu
9 87 (12.59%) HTML
10 79 (11.43%) CRM
11 78 (11.29%) CSS
12 76 (11.00%) .NET
13 75 (10.85%) JavaScript
14 74 (10.71%) Project Management
14 74 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
15 73 (10.56%) C#
16 72 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
16 72 (10.42%) Back Office
17 70 (10.13%) SQL Server
18 69 (9.99%) Mentoring
19 68 (9.84%) Java
20 67 (9.70%) Microsoft
21 66 (9.55%) Degree
22 65 (9.41%) jQuery
23 63 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
24 62 (8.97%) XML
24 62 (8.97%) Windows
25 60 (8.68%) HTML5
26 53 (7.67%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (3.18%) WebLogic
2 20 (2.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 18 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.16%) Drupal
6 7 (1.01%) WordPress
6 7 (1.01%) CMS
7 6 (0.87%) Node.js
8 3 (0.43%) IIS
8 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.43%) SAS
9 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.32%) MS Project
2 16 (2.32%) MS Office
3 10 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.72%) FastStats
7 4 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.43%) InDesign
8 3 (0.43%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (6.80%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (5.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.46%) Agresso
4 12 (1.74%) Oracle iProcurement
5 11 (1.59%) Magento
6 10 (1.45%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (1.16%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (1.16%) SAP CRM
7 8 (1.16%) HFM
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.43%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
13 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
13 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.59%) SSL
2 9 (1.30%) Internet
3 8 (1.16%) FTP
4 7 (1.01%) VPN
4 7 (1.01%) Firewall
5 6 (0.87%) WAN
5 6 (0.87%) Network Security
5 6 (0.87%) Junos
6 5 (0.72%) HTTP
7 4 (0.58%) DNS
7 4 (0.58%) Broadband
8 3 (0.43%) LAN
8 3 (0.43%) VoIP
8 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.43%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.43%) DSL
8 3 (0.43%) MGCP
8 3 (0.43%) SCCP
8 3 (0.43%) H.323
8 3 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 35 (5.07%) Essbase
4 28 (4.05%) MySQL
4 28 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.04%) Oracle Discoverer
7 21 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 21 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (3.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.03%) QlikView
10 12 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 9 (1.30%) InterSystems Cache
12 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (3.62%) JIRA
2 23 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.18%) Ant
4 20 (2.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 17 (2.46%) Selenium
6 15 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.16%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.16%) NeoLoad
8 6 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.72%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.72%) Subversion
9 5 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.43%) LSMW
11 3 (0.43%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.29%) jMock
12 2 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 274 (39.65%) Finance
2 118 (17.08%) Telecoms
3 72 (10.42%) Back Office
4 48 (6.95%) Banking
5 44 (6.37%) Marketing
6 43 (6.22%) German Language
7 33 (4.78%) Manufacturing
8 22 (3.18%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.01%) Publishing
10 6 (0.87%) Legal
10 6 (0.87%) Automotive
11 5 (0.72%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Games
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (23.30%) Developer
2 108 (15.63%) Analyst
3 85 (12.30%) Project Manager
4 80 (11.58%) Consultant
5 60 (8.68%) Business Analyst
6 27 (3.91%) DBA
7 25 (3.62%) Development Manager
7 25 (3.62%) .NET Developer
8 24 (3.47%) PHP Developer
9 22 (3.18%) C# Developer
9 22 (3.18%) Applications Developer
9 22 (3.18%) Software Manager
10 21 (3.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 21 (3.04%) Mobile Developer
10 21 (3.04%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.04%) Development Project Manager
11 20 (2.89%) Junior
12 19 (2.75%) Architect
12 19 (2.75%) Web Developer
13 18 (2.60%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.59%) HTML
2 78 (11.29%) CSS
3 76 (11.00%) .NET
4 65 (9.41%) jQuery
5 62 (8.97%) XML
6 60 (8.68%) HTML5
7 48 (6.95%) ASP.NET
8 34 (4.92%) CSS3
9 27 (3.91%) Web Services
10 25 (3.62%) Ajax
10 25 (3.62%) Silverlight
10 25 (3.62%) JSON
11 23 (3.33%) WCF
11 23 (3.33%) Middleware
12 21 (3.04%) PhoneGap
13 20 (2.89%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (1.88%) SOAP
15 11 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.08%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.93%) User Experience
4 22 (3.18%) Blackberry
5 21 (3.04%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.46%) EPoS
6 17 (2.46%) Smart Meter
6 17 (2.46%) Data Integration
7 14 (2.03%) W3C
8 13 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.45%) Social Media
11 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.30%) FMCG
11 9 (1.30%) IVR
12 6 (0.87%) Economics
12 6 (0.87%) SecurID
12 6 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.97%) Windows
2 40 (5.79%) UNIX
3 24 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.18%) Linux
5 21 (3.04%) Windows 8
5 21 (3.04%) Android
6 16 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (15.92%) E-Commerce
3 79 (11.43%) CRM
4 74 (10.71%) Project Management
5 72 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (9.99%) Mentoring
7 63 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (7.53%) Scrum
8 52 (7.53%) PRINCE2
9 49 (7.09%) MVC
10 47 (6.80%) Business Development
11 38 (5.50%) ITIL
12 35 (5.07%) Data Management
13 34 (4.92%) Six Sigma
13 34 (4.92%) Benchmarking
14 33 (4.78%) SOA
15 29 (4.20%) OOP
15 29 (4.20%) Time Management
16 28 (4.05%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 119 (17.22%) SQL
2 75 (10.85%) JavaScript
3 73 (10.56%) C#
4 68 (9.84%) Java
5 33 (4.78%) PHP
6 26 (3.76%) VB
7 23 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 20 (2.89%) ActionScript 3.0
8 20 (2.89%) ActionScript
9 18 (2.60%) PHP5
10 17 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.03%) C
12 13 (1.88%) C++
13 12 (1.74%) VBA
14 10 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.45%) ABAP
15 9 (1.30%) Delphi
15 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.30%) MUMPS
16 8 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 193 (27.93%) Security Cleared
2 130 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 66 (9.55%) Degree
4 17 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.74%) ISEB
6 10 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.30%) CSQE
8 6 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.58%) CISA
10 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.43%) CCNP
10 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CCA
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) NCDA
11 1 (0.14%) CCEE
11 1 (0.14%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.67%) QA
2 12 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (3.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 21 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.59%) XenApp
3 9 (1.30%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (0.87%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 110 (15.92%) Oracle
2 101 (14.62%) Fujitsu
3 67 (9.70%) Microsoft
4 44 (6.37%) Hyperion
5 36 (5.21%) SAP
6 22 (3.18%) Google
7 20 (2.89%) Appcelerator
7 20 (2.89%) Sencha
8 19 (2.75%) IBM
9 17 (2.46%) ATG
10 14 (2.03%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.03%) hybris
11 13 (1.88%) HP
11 13 (1.88%) Citrix
11 13 (1.88%) BT
12 11 (1.59%) AppSense
12 11 (1.59%) Informatica
12 11 (1.59%) Cisco
13 10 (1.45%) Actinic
13 10 (1.45%) Intershop
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits (excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Culina Logistics
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Culina Logistics
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + On call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Culina Logistics
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 20 days ago