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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / West Midlands
Rank 32 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 299 320 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.33% 5.42% 5.55%
As % of the General category 16.78% 14.88% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 198 238 202
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
1782 2150 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.75% 36.42% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1680 1310
Median salary £41,125 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 107 £52,750 +17.22% 13
Coventry +18 87 £52,000 +4.00% 5
Warwickshire +37 30 £37,500 -34.78% 9
Staffordshire -12 16 £37,000 +23.33% 8
Shropshire 0 12 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Solihull -3 9 £30,000 -35.13% 2
Worcestershire -2 8 £33,625 +5.07% 2
Herefordshire - 6 £30,000 - 4
Wolverhampton +10 2 £35,500 -47.40% 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 276 (40.83%) Finance
2 168 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (20.71%) SAP
4 122 (18.05%) E-Commerce
5 110 (16.27%) Project Management
6 105 (15.53%) Data Centre
7 99 (14.64%) SQL
8 96 (14.20%) ITIL
9 93 (13.76%) MS Excel
10 86 (12.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 83 (12.28%) Java
12 81 (11.98%) JavaScript
13 77 (11.39%) Degree
14 73 (10.80%) Banking
15 72 (10.65%) HTML
16 69 (10.21%) PRINCE2
17 67 (9.91%) Windows
17 67 (9.91%) Microsoft
18 66 (9.76%) CSS
19 65 (9.62%) Service Delivery
19 65 (9.62%) Software Engineering
20 64 (9.47%) Service Management
21 62 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (9.02%) Line Management
22 61 (9.02%) Presales
22 61 (9.02%) Scrum
22 61 (9.02%) SAP Retail
23 60 (8.88%) Marketing
23 60 (8.88%) .NET
24 59 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (4.14%) WebSphere
2 16 (2.37%) CMS
3 12 (1.78%) JBoss
4 11 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.04%) SAS
6 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.89%) IIS
8 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.30%) Apache
10 2 (0.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 93 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.07%) MS Office
3 11 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.04%) MS Project
5 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 61 (9.02%) SAP Retail
2 55 (8.14%) SAP CAR
3 46 (6.80%) SAP POS DM
4 26 (3.85%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 22 (3.25%) SAP MM
6 17 (2.51%) SAP SD
7 14 (2.07%) assyst
7 14 (2.07%) Sentinel
8 13 (1.92%) SAP SCM
9 8 (1.18%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.74%) Magento
12 4 (0.59%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.44%) SAP HCM
14 2 (0.30%) Sage X3
14 2 (0.30%) SAP Business One
14 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
14 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (4.14%) IaaS
3 28 (4.14%) PaaS
4 21 (3.11%) SaaS
5 7 (1.04%) Google Play
6 4 (0.59%) AdWords
6 4 (0.59%) Office 365
6 4 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.81%) WAN
2 17 (2.51%) Firewall
2 17 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.22%) SSL
4 12 (1.78%) LAN
5 9 (1.33%) DNS
5 9 (1.33%) VPN
6 6 (0.89%) Internet
6 6 (0.89%) SAN
7 5 (0.74%) DHCP
7 5 (0.74%) HTTP
8 4 (0.59%) Skype
8 4 (0.59%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.44%) DAB
9 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.44%) VoIP
9 3 (0.44%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.30%) SNMP
10 2 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.99%) MySQL
1 54 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.59%) DB2
3 23 (3.40%) SAP HANA
4 21 (3.11%) Big Data
5 12 (1.78%) InterSystems Cache
5 12 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.48%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.59%) DataStage
12 4 (0.59%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.44%) QlikView
13 3 (0.44%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 24 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.92%) Subversion
3 12 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (1.78%) Hudson
3 12 (1.78%) JIRA
4 11 (1.63%) GoCD
5 8 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
5 8 (1.18%) Selenium
5 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.04%) Android Studio
6 7 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.04%) Xcode
7 6 (0.89%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.44%) GitLab
8 3 (0.44%) TestNG
General
1 276 (40.83%) Finance
2 73 (10.80%) Banking
3 60 (8.88%) Marketing
4 58 (8.58%) Publishing
5 52 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 46 (6.80%) Telecoms
7 26 (3.85%) Retail Banking
8 16 (2.37%) Advertising
9 15 (2.22%) Automotive
9 15 (2.22%) Electronics
10 12 (1.78%) Billing
11 8 (1.18%) German Language
11 8 (1.18%) Legal
12 7 (1.04%) French Language
13 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.44%) Danish Language
16 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.44%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 152 (22.49%) Analyst
2 137 (20.27%) Developer
3 64 (9.47%) Architect
4 63 (9.32%) Project Manager
5 56 (8.28%) Consultant
5 56 (8.28%) SAP Analyst
5 56 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
6 53 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (4.14%) .NET Developer
8 28 (4.14%) PHP Developer
9 27 (3.99%) IT Manager
10 26 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 25 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
11 25 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 23 (3.40%) HTML CSS Developer
12 23 (3.40%) HTML Developer
12 23 (3.40%) SAP Consultant
13 21 (3.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
14 20 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.65%) HTML
2 66 (9.76%) CSS
3 60 (8.88%) .NET
4 41 (6.07%) jQuery
5 35 (5.18%) XML
6 33 (4.88%) ASP.NET
7 31 (4.59%) HTML5
8 24 (3.55%) Web Services
9 21 (3.11%) AngularJS
10 17 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (2.37%) J2EE
12 13 (1.92%) REST
13 12 (1.78%) Java EE
14 10 (1.48%) Spring
15 9 (1.33%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.33%) JSON
15 9 (1.33%) JSP
15 9 (1.33%) Servlets
15 9 (1.33%) Struts
15 9 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 105 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 62 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.66%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.44%) CMDB
4 30 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (3.85%) EPoS
7 25 (3.70%) User Experience
8 15 (2.22%) Fintech
9 12 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.63%) NHS
11 10 (1.48%) Social Media
12 7 (1.04%) AS400
12 7 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.74%) FMCG
15 4 (0.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.91%) Windows
2 57 (8.43%) Linux
3 30 (4.44%) Unix
4 21 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.81%) Android
6 17 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.30%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) SUSE
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (18.05%) E-Commerce
3 110 (16.27%) Project Management
4 96 (14.20%) ITIL
5 86 (12.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 69 (10.21%) PRINCE2
7 65 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 65 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 64 (9.47%) Service Management
9 61 (9.02%) Line Management
9 61 (9.02%) Presales
9 61 (9.02%) Scrum
10 59 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (6.95%) CRM
12 46 (6.80%) TDD
13 41 (6.07%) Change Management
14 39 (5.77%) MVC
14 39 (5.77%) OO
14 39 (5.77%) TOGAF
15 38 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (14.64%) SQL
2 83 (12.28%) Java
3 81 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 46 (6.80%) C#
5 29 (4.29%) PHP
6 26 (3.85%) Python
7 22 (3.25%) C
8 13 (1.92%) ABAP
8 13 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.78%) Delphi
9 12 (1.78%) MUMPS
9 12 (1.78%) Objective-C
9 12 (1.78%) Ruby
10 11 (1.63%) Go
10 11 (1.63%) Perl
11 9 (1.33%) VB
12 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.04%) C++
12 7 (1.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (11.39%) Degree
2 41 (6.07%) ISEB
3 32 (4.73%) PMP
4 30 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.18%) MCSE
9 7 (1.04%) CCNA
10 5 (0.74%) APMP
10 5 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.74%) MCP
10 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.59%) RHCE
12 3 (0.44%) CISM
12 3 (0.44%) CISSP
12 3 (0.44%) LPIC
12 3 (0.44%) RHCA
12 3 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.59%) QA
2 11 (1.63%) SLA
3 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.74%) GxP
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.59%) SDET
7 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.30%) BS25999
9 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.15%) EMIR
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 49 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.22%) Docker
5 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.44%) Firmware
6 3 (0.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (4.14%) SCVMM
2 24 (3.55%) SCCM
3 19 (2.81%) SCOM
4 14 (2.07%) Tivoli
5 12 (1.78%) Ansible
5 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.78%) Terraform
6 9 (1.33%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.04%) vRealize
8 6 (0.89%) Puppet
9 4 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.44%) Rancher
11 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (20.71%) SAP
2 67 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 55 (8.14%) VMware
4 48 (7.10%) Oracle
5 36 (5.33%) Cisco
6 33 (4.88%) IBM
7 30 (4.44%) Citrix
8 29 (4.29%) HP
9 28 (4.14%) CheckPoint
10 27 (3.99%) Google
10 27 (3.99%) Juniper
11 22 (3.25%) NetApp
12 21 (3.11%) BMC
13 20 (2.96%) EMC
13 20 (2.96%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.37%) hybris
15 8 (1.18%) Sage
16 7 (1.04%) F5
17 6 (0.89%) Brocade
17 6 (0.89%) Fortinet
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 22 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, retail discounts, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550/Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550/Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car/Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus,
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, 5w hol, DIS, salary increments
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus + great benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 plus shift allowance + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago