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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 36 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 290 277 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.19% 5.60% 7.13%
As % of the General category 14.11% 17.44% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 232 202 197
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,510 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
2055 1588 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.77% 32.13% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1302 1264
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,654
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +1 105 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Coventry +2 72 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Staffordshire +20 34 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Warwickshire -18 21 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Solihull -9 9 £47,500 +4.39% 1
Walsall -8 3 £40,500 +10.20%
West Bromwich - 3 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £32,000 +17.43% 3
Shropshire -7 1 £40,000 - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 198 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (20.45%) Finance
3 106 (18.53%) SQL
4 90 (15.73%) HTML
5 84 (14.69%) Java
6 81 (14.16%) JavaScript
6 81 (14.16%) Scrum
7 80 (13.99%) CSS
8 78 (13.64%) Project Management
9 73 (12.76%) SQL Server
10 71 (12.41%) E-Commerce
11 67 (11.71%) Degree
12 59 (10.31%) QA
13 58 (10.14%) Banking
13 58 (10.14%) .NET
14 57 (9.97%) TDD
15 51 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (8.74%) Oracle
17 49 (8.57%) Windows
18 48 (8.39%) PRINCE2
19 47 (8.22%) SAP
19 47 (8.22%) Microsoft
19 47 (8.22%) Analytics
20 46 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (7.87%) HTML5
22 43 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (7.52%) Marketing
23 42 (7.34%) ITIL
24 40 (6.99%) CRM
25 37 (6.47%) C#

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (4.20%) WebSphere
2 22 (3.85%) CMS
3 13 (2.27%) JBoss
4 12 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.75%) GlassFish
6 9 (1.57%) Node.js
7 8 (1.40%) SAS
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.52%) IIS
8 3 (0.52%) Lync
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.52%) WildFly
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 26 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.45%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS Project
4 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.70%) SPSS
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.05%) SAP MII
2 6 (1.05%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.70%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.20%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.22%) Force.com
3 5 (0.87%) Office 365
4 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.17%) AdWords
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) LAN
2 6 (1.05%) WAN
3 5 (0.87%) Firewall
3 5 (0.87%) VPN
3 5 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.70%) 4G
4 4 (0.70%) DNS
4 4 (0.70%) SAN
4 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.70%) VoIP
5 3 (0.52%) 3G
5 3 (0.52%) DHCP
5 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.52%) SSL
6 2 (0.35%) Internet
6 2 (0.35%) ISDN
6 2 (0.35%) PSTN
6 2 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.35%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (4.55%) MySQL
5 20 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.40%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.05%) Big Data
14 6 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (0.87%) DB2
15 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (0.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 35 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.90%) Hudson
3 21 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.32%) JIRA
5 18 (3.15%) Selenium
6 17 (2.97%) Cucumber
6 17 (2.97%) RSpec
6 17 (2.97%) Subversion
6 17 (2.97%) WATIR
7 10 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.40%) Ant
8 8 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.05%) JUnit
10 5 (0.87%) LSMW
11 3 (0.52%) JBehave
11 3 (0.52%) NUnit
11 3 (0.52%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.35%) Moq
12 2 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 117 (20.45%) Finance
2 58 (10.14%) Banking
3 43 (7.52%) Marketing
4 36 (6.29%) Billing
4 36 (6.29%) Manufacturing
5 31 (5.42%) Games
6 29 (5.07%) Retail Banking
7 25 (4.37%) Telecoms
8 24 (4.20%) Publishing
9 12 (2.10%) Back Office
10 9 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Law
13 4 (0.70%) Advertising
14 3 (0.52%) Automotive
15 2 (0.35%) French Language
16 1 (0.17%) Electronics
16 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.17%) Front Office
16 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 126 (22.03%) Analyst
2 120 (20.98%) Developer
3 80 (13.99%) Project Manager
4 45 (7.87%) Business Analyst
5 36 (6.29%) Consultant
6 34 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 31 (5.42%) Web Developer
8 30 (5.24%) Development Manager
9 25 (4.37%) Architect
9 25 (4.37%) IT Manager
10 23 (4.02%) Applications Manager
11 20 (3.50%) Senior Manager
12 19 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 19 (3.32%) Java Developer
12 19 (3.32%) Online Merchandiser
13 18 (3.15%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.15%) Software Engineer
14 17 (2.97%) Development Project Manager
14 17 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (2.80%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.73%) HTML
2 80 (13.99%) CSS
3 58 (10.14%) .NET
4 45 (7.87%) HTML5
5 28 (4.90%) RESTful
6 26 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 25 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (4.20%) XML
9 22 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 16 (2.80%) Java EE
10 16 (2.80%) Spring
11 14 (2.45%) J2EE
12 13 (2.27%) CSS3
13 12 (2.10%) Hibernate
13 12 (2.10%) JMS
13 12 (2.10%) jQuery
14 11 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 11 (1.92%) REST
15 10 (1.75%) JAX-RS
15 10 (1.75%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.37%) EPoS
4 21 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.45%) FMCG
7 12 (2.10%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.22%) Clustering
8 7 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.22%) EFTPOS
8 7 (1.22%) Equities
8 7 (1.22%) Replication
9 6 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.05%) Derivative
9 6 (1.05%) W3C
10 5 (0.87%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.87%) Social Media
10 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.57%) Windows
2 16 (2.80%) Linux
3 15 (2.62%) Windows XP
4 13 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.05%) Android
7 6 (1.05%) Unix
7 6 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.52%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (14.16%) Scrum
3 78 (13.64%) Project Management
4 71 (12.41%) E-Commerce
5 57 (9.97%) TDD
6 51 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (8.39%) PRINCE2
8 47 (8.22%) Analytics
9 43 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (7.34%) ITIL
11 40 (6.99%) CRM
12 37 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (6.12%) Business Analysis
13 35 (6.12%) Software Testing
14 31 (5.42%) Software Engineering
15 30 (5.24%) Web Development
16 29 (5.07%) ETL
16 29 (5.07%) Logistics
16 29 (5.07%) OO
16 29 (5.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.53%) SQL
2 84 (14.69%) Java
3 81 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.47%) C#
5 23 (4.02%) Ruby
6 22 (3.85%) C++
7 15 (2.62%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.27%) ABAP
8 13 (2.27%) C
8 13 (2.27%) PHP
9 11 (1.92%) Python
10 9 (1.57%) Perl
11 8 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.22%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.05%) SAPscript
14 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.52%) Clojure
15 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (11.71%) Degree
2 27 (4.72%) ISTQB
3 16 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.40%) CISM
6 7 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.05%) APMP
7 6 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.05%) PMP
8 5 (0.87%) CISA
8 5 (0.87%) CISSP
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.70%) CRISC
9 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.52%) CCNA
10 3 (0.52%) MCITP
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
11 2 (0.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.31%) QA
2 21 (3.67%) SLA
3 7 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.70%) COBIT
6 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.35%) Docker
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) SCCM
1 3 (0.52%) Sysprep
2 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (8.74%) Oracle
2 47 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.22%) SAP
3 28 (4.90%) IBM
4 25 (4.37%) Google
5 22 (3.85%) hybris
6 19 (3.32%) ATG
7 13 (2.27%) VMware
8 11 (1.92%) Cisco
8 11 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.22%) Adobe
9 7 (1.22%) HP
10 6 (1.05%) Juniper
11 5 (0.87%) Epicor
12 3 (0.52%) Avaya
12 3 (0.52%) Citrix
12 3 (0.52%) NetApp
12 3 (0.52%) Omniture
12 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.52%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters Technology - Philip Morris
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits £4,500 shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + CAR + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago