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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 40 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 301 384 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.24% 7.31% 5.79%
As % of the General category 15.69% 18.04% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 218 276 214
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1919 2129 1645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 40.54% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1723 1323
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 20 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 20 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 -10 128 £52,000 +4.00% 14
Solihull +3 47 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Coventry -16 41 £55,000 +25.00% 5
Worcestershire +12 27 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Warwickshire -12 27 £53,750 +65.38% 5
Staffordshire -15 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £33,000 -
Wednesbury - 2 - -
Wolverhampton -5 1 - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 253 (37.70%) Finance
2 177 (26.38%) Security Cleared
3 123 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 116 (17.29%) SQL
6 110 (16.39%) Telecoms
7 108 (16.10%) E-Commerce
8 106 (15.80%) Oracle
9 92 (13.71%) HTML
10 91 (13.56%) Fujitsu
11 83 (12.37%) CSS
12 80 (11.92%) JavaScript
13 79 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
14 76 (11.33%) Degree
15 74 (11.03%) CRM
16 73 (10.88%) Project Management
17 72 (10.73%) Mentoring
17 72 (10.73%) jQuery
18 70 (10.43%) SQL Server
19 69 (10.28%) .NET
19 69 (10.28%) Java
20 68 (10.13%) Back Office
21 67 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
22 64 (9.54%) C#
22 64 (9.54%) XML
23 63 (9.39%) HTML5
24 60 (8.94%) Windows
24 60 (8.94%) Microsoft
25 59 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
26 51 (7.60%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 19 (2.83%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.04%) CMS
4 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.89%) Drupal
6 5 (0.75%) WordPress
7 4 (0.60%) Node.js
8 3 (0.45%) SAS
8 3 (0.45%) IIS
8 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.30%) JBoss
9 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.09%) MS Project
2 14 (2.09%) MS Office
3 11 (1.64%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.75%) FastStats
8 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.45%) InDesign
10 2 (0.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 46 (6.86%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (5.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.53%) Agresso
4 12 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
5 8 (1.19%) Magento
5 8 (1.19%) SAP CRM
5 8 (1.19%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.89%) HFM
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.45%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.30%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.30%) Enfinity
8 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.45%) SaaS
1 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.15%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.94%) SSL
2 10 (1.49%) FTP
3 9 (1.34%) Internet
4 7 (1.04%) HTTP
5 6 (0.89%) VPN
5 6 (0.89%) Firewall
5 6 (0.89%) Network Security
5 6 (0.89%) Junos
6 5 (0.75%) Broadband
6 5 (0.75%) WAN
7 3 (0.45%) LAN
7 3 (0.45%) VoIP
7 3 (0.45%) DNS
7 3 (0.45%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.45%) DSL
7 3 (0.45%) MGCP
7 3 (0.45%) SCCP
7 3 (0.45%) H.323
7 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 31 (4.62%) Essbase
4 29 (4.32%) MySQL
5 28 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.28%) Oracle Database
9 21 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
9 21 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
10 18 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.09%) QlikView
12 12 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (4.17%) JIRA
2 25 (3.73%) Ant
3 24 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 14 (2.09%) Selenium
6 13 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (1.04%) NeoLoad
8 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.04%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.75%) Subversion
9 5 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.45%) JUnit
11 3 (0.45%) LSMW
11 3 (0.45%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.30%) jMock
General
1 253 (37.70%) Finance
2 110 (16.39%) Telecoms
3 68 (10.13%) Back Office
4 50 (7.45%) Banking
5 40 (5.96%) Marketing
6 38 (5.66%) German Language
7 36 (5.37%) Manufacturing
8 21 (3.13%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.04%) Billing
9 7 (1.04%) Publishing
10 6 (0.89%) Automotive
10 6 (0.89%) Legal
11 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 158 (23.55%) Developer
2 111 (16.54%) Analyst
3 81 (12.07%) Consultant
4 76 (11.33%) Project Manager
5 58 (8.64%) Business Analyst
6 29 (4.32%) DBA
7 25 (3.73%) PHP Developer
8 24 (3.58%) Applications Developer
8 24 (3.58%) Senior Developer
9 23 (3.43%) Junior
9 23 (3.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 23 (3.43%) Mobile Developer
10 21 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 20 (2.98%) Architect
11 20 (2.98%) Product Manager
11 20 (2.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 19 (2.83%) Development Manager
12 19 (2.83%) Web Developer
13 18 (2.68%) C# Developer
13 18 (2.68%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.71%) HTML
2 83 (12.37%) CSS
3 72 (10.73%) jQuery
4 69 (10.28%) .NET
5 64 (9.54%) XML
6 63 (9.39%) HTML5
7 44 (6.56%) ASP.NET
8 36 (5.37%) CSS3
9 29 (4.32%) Web Services
10 28 (4.17%) Silverlight
11 26 (3.87%) JSON
11 26 (3.87%) Ajax
12 23 (3.43%) Middleware
12 23 (3.43%) PhoneGap
12 23 (3.43%) AngularJS
13 22 (3.28%) WCF
14 15 (2.24%) SOAP
15 14 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (1.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.26%) User Experience
2 42 (6.26%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.73%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.58%) N-Tier
5 19 (2.83%) Smart Meter
6 18 (2.68%) W3C
7 16 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.24%) EPoS
9 13 (1.94%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.49%) FMCG
11 9 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.34%) IVR
12 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.19%) Social Media
12 8 (1.19%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.89%) SecurID
14 5 (0.75%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.60%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.94%) Windows
2 43 (6.41%) UNIX
3 25 (3.73%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.58%) Windows 8
5 23 (3.43%) Android
6 21 (3.13%) Linux
7 15 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (16.10%) E-Commerce
3 74 (11.03%) CRM
4 73 (10.88%) Project Management
5 72 (10.73%) Mentoring
6 67 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (7.60%) PRINCE2
9 50 (7.45%) MVC
10 48 (7.15%) Scrum
11 44 (6.56%) Business Development
12 41 (6.11%) ITIL
13 38 (5.66%) SOA
14 32 (4.77%) Six Sigma
14 32 (4.77%) OOP
15 31 (4.62%) Data Management
15 31 (4.62%) Logistics
15 31 (4.62%) Waterfall
16 30 (4.47%) Benchmarking
17 27 (4.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.29%) SQL
2 80 (11.92%) JavaScript
3 69 (10.28%) Java
4 64 (9.54%) C#
5 34 (5.07%) PHP
6 25 (3.73%) Objective-C
7 23 (3.43%) ActionScript 3.0
7 23 (3.43%) VB
7 23 (3.43%) ActionScript
8 21 (3.13%) PHP5
9 15 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.09%) C++
10 14 (2.09%) C
11 12 (1.79%) VBA
12 9 (1.34%) Delphi
12 9 (1.34%) MUMPS
13 8 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.19%) ABAP
14 7 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 177 (26.38%) Security Cleared
2 122 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 76 (11.33%) Degree
4 15 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (1.94%) ISEB
6 10 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.04%) CSQE
7 7 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.45%) CCNP
8 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.00%) QA
2 10 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 21 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.34%) XenApp
3 7 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (0.89%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.60%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 106 (15.80%) Oracle
2 91 (13.56%) Fujitsu
3 60 (8.94%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.96%) Hyperion
5 36 (5.37%) SAP
6 23 (3.43%) Sencha
6 23 (3.43%) Appcelerator
7 22 (3.28%) Google
8 21 (3.13%) IBM
9 18 (2.68%) ATG
10 15 (2.24%) hybris
11 14 (2.09%) BT
11 14 (2.09%) Business Objects
12 13 (1.94%) Intershop
13 11 (1.64%) Informatica
13 11 (1.64%) Citrix
13 11 (1.64%) Actinic
13 11 (1.64%) Demandware
13 11 (1.64%) Venda
14 10 (1.49%) Cisco
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits + Share options + Pension + More
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k -£90k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, health
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 14 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + company car, annual bonuses, pension
Posted: 17 days ago