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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 46 24 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 274 372 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.81% 7.12% 4.59%
As % of the General category 14.63% 18.31% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 220 259 167
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
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
1873 2032 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.91% 38.89% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1640 1305
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -11 126 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Coventry -21 42 £51,750 +15.00% 6
Solihull -8 29 £40,000 +23.07%
Warwickshire -10 26 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Worcestershire +9 23 £30,000 +22.44%
Shropshire 0 2 - -
Wednesbury - 2 - -
Staffordshire -17 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £33,000 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 209 (33.33%) Finance
2 131 (20.89%) Security Cleared
3 113 (18.02%) SQL
4 109 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (16.59%) E-Commerce
6 101 (16.11%) Oracle
7 95 (15.15%) SC Cleared
8 90 (14.35%) HTML
8 90 (14.35%) Project Management
9 86 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
10 83 (13.24%) Telecoms
11 81 (12.92%) JavaScript
11 81 (12.92%) CSS
12 78 (12.44%) Degree
13 75 (11.96%) CRM
14 73 (11.64%) jQuery
15 70 (11.16%) Mentoring
16 68 (10.85%) SQL Server
17 66 (10.53%) Java
18 64 (10.21%) XML
19 62 (9.89%) Fujitsu
19 62 (9.89%) HTML5
20 61 (9.73%) C#
20 61 (9.73%) .NET
21 59 (9.41%) PRINCE2
22 56 (8.93%) Windows
23 53 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
24 52 (8.29%) Banking
25 51 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
25 51 (8.13%) Mobile App

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (3.35%) WebLogic
2 18 (2.87%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.80%) SAS
6 4 (0.64%) IIS
6 4 (0.64%) JBoss
6 4 (0.64%) GlassFish
6 4 (0.64%) CMS
7 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.39%) MS Office
3 13 (2.07%) MS Project
4 7 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.16%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 44 (7.02%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.71%) Agresso
4 9 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (1.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 8 (1.28%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.12%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.96%) SAP HCM
7 6 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.64%) HFM
8 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.48%) Enfinity
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.48%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.32%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.91%) Internet
2 10 (1.59%) FTP
3 9 (1.44%) SSL
4 8 (1.28%) HTTP
5 6 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.64%) Broadband
7 3 (0.48%) LAN
7 3 (0.48%) VoIP
7 3 (0.48%) WAN
7 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.48%) Firewall
8 2 (0.32%) DSL
8 2 (0.32%) MGCP
8 2 (0.32%) SCCP
8 2 (0.32%) H.323
8 2 (0.32%) VPN
8 2 (0.32%) DNS
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.32%) Network Security
8 2 (0.32%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 28 (4.47%) MySQL
4 27 (4.31%) Essbase
5 23 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 21 (3.35%) Oracle Discoverer
7 21 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (3.35%) Oracle Exadata
7 21 (3.35%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.23%) QlikView
10 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.59%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (4.47%) JIRA
1 28 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 24 (3.83%) Ant
3 10 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.44%) Selenium
5 8 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.96%) LSMW
7 5 (0.80%) JUnit
7 5 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.80%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.80%) NeoLoad
8 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.32%) Subversion
10 2 (0.32%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.16%) Hudson
General
1 209 (33.33%) Finance
2 83 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 52 (8.29%) Banking
4 49 (7.81%) Back Office
5 39 (6.22%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.99%) Marketing
6 25 (3.99%) German Language
7 22 (3.51%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.07%) Billing
9 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.80%) Publishing
11 4 (0.64%) Legal
12 3 (0.48%) Front Office
12 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
13 2 (0.32%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (22.33%) Developer
2 113 (18.02%) Analyst
3 80 (12.76%) Consultant
4 76 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 52 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 29 (4.63%) DBA
7 26 (4.15%) Architect
8 25 (3.99%) Applications Developer
9 24 (3.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 24 (3.83%) Mobile Developer
10 21 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.35%) SAP Consultant
11 20 (3.19%) PHP Developer
11 20 (3.19%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.19%) Software Developer
11 20 (3.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 18 (2.87%) Junior
12 18 (2.87%) Product Manager
13 16 (2.55%) Support Analyst
13 16 (2.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.35%) HTML
2 81 (12.92%) CSS
3 73 (11.64%) jQuery
4 64 (10.21%) XML
5 62 (9.89%) HTML5
6 61 (9.73%) .NET
7 39 (6.22%) ASP.NET
8 34 (5.42%) CSS3
9 31 (4.94%) JSON
10 30 (4.78%) Silverlight
10 30 (4.78%) Web Services
11 28 (4.47%) Ajax
12 25 (3.99%) AngularJS
13 24 (3.83%) PhoneGap
14 22 (3.51%) Middleware
15 19 (3.03%) WCF
16 14 (2.23%) Spring
17 13 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (2.07%) SOAP
18 12 (1.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.13%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.06%) User Experience
4 28 (4.47%) Smart Meter
5 26 (4.15%) Blackberry
6 25 (3.99%) N-Tier
7 19 (3.03%) W3C
8 15 (2.39%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.07%) EPoS
10 9 (1.44%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.28%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.28%) IVR
12 7 (1.12%) FMCG
13 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.64%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.64%) Economics
16 3 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.93%) Windows
2 43 (6.86%) UNIX
3 28 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 25 (3.99%) Windows 8
4 25 (3.99%) Android
5 19 (3.03%) Linux
6 11 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.44%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (16.59%) E-Commerce
3 90 (14.35%) Project Management
4 75 (11.96%) CRM
5 70 (11.16%) Mentoring
6 59 (9.41%) PRINCE2
7 53 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (7.81%) MVC
10 47 (7.50%) Scrum
11 40 (6.38%) ITIL
12 36 (5.74%) SOA
13 35 (5.58%) OOP
14 33 (5.26%) Business Development
15 32 (5.10%) Programme Management
16 28 (4.47%) iOS Development
17 27 (4.31%) ERP
18 26 (4.15%) Data Management
18 26 (4.15%) Waterfall
19 25 (3.99%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 113 (18.02%) SQL
2 81 (12.92%) JavaScript
3 66 (10.53%) Java
4 61 (9.73%) C#
5 27 (4.31%) PHP
5 27 (4.31%) Objective-C
6 24 (3.83%) ActionScript 3.0
6 24 (3.83%) ActionScript
7 23 (3.67%) PHP5
8 21 (3.35%) VB
9 15 (2.39%) C
10 14 (2.23%) C++
10 14 (2.23%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.23%) VBA
11 9 (1.44%) ABAP
12 8 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.28%) Delphi
12 8 (1.28%) MUMPS
13 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 131 (20.89%) Security Cleared
2 95 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 78 (12.44%) Degree
4 26 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (2.55%) ISEB
6 11 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.64%) CSQE
10 2 (0.32%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.32%) CCNP
10 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) CRISC
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CISA
10 2 (0.32%) CISM
11 1 (0.16%) HNC
11 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.06%) QA
2 9 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) P3O
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 21 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.64%) XenApp
2 4 (0.64%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.64%) EdgeSight
3 2 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (16.11%) Oracle
2 62 (9.89%) Fujitsu
3 50 (7.97%) Microsoft
4 43 (6.86%) SAP
5 36 (5.74%) Hyperion
6 24 (3.83%) IBM
6 24 (3.83%) Appcelerator
6 24 (3.83%) Sencha
7 18 (2.87%) ATG
8 17 (2.71%) Google
9 15 (2.39%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.23%) Intershop
10 14 (2.23%) hybris
11 13 (2.07%) BT
12 12 (1.91%) Informatica
13 11 (1.75%) Actinic
13 11 (1.75%) Venda
13 11 (1.75%) Demandware
14 8 (1.28%) Talend
14 8 (1.28%) HP
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + On application
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
People Source
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + A Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
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
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + it
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + 10% bonus, 5% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago