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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 347 373 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.46% 6.76% 7.30%
As % of the General category 17.96% 16.42% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 257 279 270
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1932 2271 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.96% 41.14% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1824 1458
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 156 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Coventry -2 52 £56,500 +28.40% 2
Solihull +1 48 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Staffordshire +3 35 £35,000 -
Worcestershire +8 25 £28,000 -10.40% 1
Warwickshire -3 12 £52,500 +61.53% 3
Shropshire -3 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - -
West Bromwich -3 1 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 293 (41.44%) Finance
2 198 (28.01%) Security Cleared
3 129 (18.25%) SC Cleared
4 118 (16.69%) SQL
5 116 (16.41%) Telecoms
6 114 (16.12%) E-Commerce
7 109 (15.42%) Oracle
8 102 (14.43%) Fujitsu
9 83 (11.74%) .NET
10 79 (11.17%) Back Office
11 76 (10.75%) HTML
12 75 (10.61%) CRM
12 75 (10.61%) Microsoft
13 72 (10.18%) C#
14 70 (9.90%) Project Management
15 69 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 69 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (9.62%) Java
16 68 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (9.48%) CSS
18 64 (9.05%) JavaScript
19 62 (8.77%) SQL Server
20 61 (8.63%) PRINCE2
21 58 (8.20%) Marketing
22 57 (8.06%) Windows
23 56 (7.92%) Degree
24 53 (7.50%) XML
25 52 (7.36%) Business Development
25 52 (7.36%) QA
26 50 (7.07%) jQuery

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (1.98%) WebLogic
3 13 (1.84%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.41%) Node.js
5 9 (1.27%) CMS
5 9 (1.27%) Drupal
6 8 (1.13%) WordPress
7 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) SAS
8 3 (0.42%) IIS
9 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.14%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.83%) MS Office
3 19 (2.69%) MS Project
4 9 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.71%) FastStats
8 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
8 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.57%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.42%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.42%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (5.09%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.40%) Agresso
4 14 (1.98%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (1.84%) Magento
6 11 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (1.13%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.13%) HFM
9 6 (0.85%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.57%) FLEXCUBE
11 4 (0.57%) SAP Retail
11 4 (0.57%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.57%) Misys Equation
11 4 (0.57%) Finacle
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.13%) VPN
1 8 (1.13%) Firewall
2 7 (0.99%) SSL
2 7 (0.99%) Internet
3 6 (0.85%) Ethernet
3 6 (0.85%) FTP
3 6 (0.85%) WAN
3 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (0.85%) Network Security
3 6 (0.85%) Junos
4 5 (0.71%) DNS
5 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.42%) iBeacon
6 3 (0.42%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.42%) DHCP
6 3 (0.42%) Broadband
6 3 (0.42%) LAN
6 3 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.24%) MySQL
3 29 (4.10%) Essbase
4 25 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 20 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.12%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.98%) QlikView
12 13 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.84%) Oracle Discoverer
12 13 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (1.84%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.41%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.13%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.83%) Selenium
3 19 (2.69%) JIRA
4 18 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (2.26%) Ant
6 14 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 10 (1.41%) LoadRunner
7 10 (1.41%) NeoLoad
8 8 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.85%) PVCS
11 5 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.71%) Subversion
11 5 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.42%) LSMW
12 3 (0.42%) Hudson
13 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 293 (41.44%) Finance
2 116 (16.41%) Telecoms
3 79 (11.17%) Back Office
4 58 (8.20%) Marketing
5 47 (6.65%) Banking
6 43 (6.08%) German Language
7 37 (5.23%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.83%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.13%) Publishing
9 8 (1.13%) Billing
10 7 (0.99%) Automotive
11 6 (0.85%) Legal
11 6 (0.85%) Electronics
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 157 (22.21%) Developer
2 112 (15.84%) Analyst
3 84 (11.88%) Project Manager
4 77 (10.89%) Consultant
5 63 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 29 (4.10%) .NET Developer
7 27 (3.82%) C# Developer
8 25 (3.54%) Architect
9 24 (3.39%) Development Manager
10 21 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (2.97%) Software Manager
11 20 (2.83%) Oracle Consultant
11 20 (2.83%) Development Project Manager
12 19 (2.69%) PHP Developer
12 19 (2.69%) Business Developer
12 19 (2.69%) Web Developer
13 18 (2.55%) DBA
13 18 (2.55%) Test Manager
13 18 (2.55%) Hyperion Consultant
14 17 (2.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.74%) .NET
2 76 (10.75%) HTML
3 67 (9.48%) CSS
4 53 (7.50%) XML
5 50 (7.07%) jQuery
6 47 (6.65%) HTML5
7 44 (6.22%) ASP.NET
8 26 (3.68%) CSS3
9 23 (3.25%) JSON
9 23 (3.25%) Ajax
10 19 (2.69%) Silverlight
11 18 (2.55%) Web Services
12 17 (2.40%) Middleware
12 17 (2.40%) PhoneGap
13 16 (2.26%) WCF
14 14 (1.98%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.98%) J2EE
15 12 (1.70%) WPF
15 12 (1.70%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.52%) Mobile App
2 22 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.69%) EPoS
4 18 (2.55%) Data Integration
5 16 (2.26%) Smart Meter
5 16 (2.26%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.98%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.84%) Social Media
8 12 (1.70%) FMCG
9 10 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.13%) Economics
11 7 (0.99%) IVR
11 7 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.85%) SecurID
13 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.57%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.57%) Open Source
14 4 (0.57%) Blog
14 4 (0.57%) Statistics
14 4 (0.57%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.06%) Windows
2 37 (5.23%) UNIX
3 20 (2.83%) Linux
3 20 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.40%) Android
5 16 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (16.12%) E-Commerce
2 75 (10.61%) CRM
3 70 (9.90%) Project Management
4 69 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (8.63%) PRINCE2
7 52 (7.36%) Business Development
8 47 (6.65%) Scrum
9 44 (6.22%) ITIL
10 39 (5.52%) MVC
11 36 (5.09%) Benchmarking
12 34 (4.81%) Data Management
12 34 (4.81%) Analytics
13 33 (4.67%) Time Management
13 33 (4.67%) Six Sigma
14 30 (4.24%) Logistics
14 30 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (4.10%) Business Analysis
16 28 (3.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 118 (16.69%) SQL
2 72 (10.18%) C#
3 68 (9.62%) Java
4 64 (9.05%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.53%) PHP
6 29 (4.10%) VB
7 22 (3.11%) PL/SQL
8 21 (2.97%) C
9 17 (2.40%) Objective-C
10 15 (2.12%) C++
11 14 (1.98%) ActionScript
11 14 (1.98%) ActionScript 3.0
12 13 (1.84%) PHP5
13 12 (1.70%) ABAP
14 11 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.41%) VBA
16 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.13%) VBScript
18 7 (0.99%) Delphi
18 7 (0.99%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 198 (28.01%) Security Cleared
2 129 (18.25%) SC Cleared
3 56 (7.92%) Degree
4 20 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (1.84%) ISEB
5 13 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.41%) CSQE
6 10 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.57%) CISA
9 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.42%) PMP
9 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.42%) CCA
9 3 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.42%) CCNP
9 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.42%) CCEE
9 3 (0.42%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.36%) QA
2 11 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.85%) COBIT
4 5 (0.71%) SLA
5 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.57%) Basel II
5 4 (0.57%) IAS 39
5 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.84%) XenApp
3 11 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.57%) SCCM
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (15.42%) Oracle
2 102 (14.43%) Fujitsu
3 75 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.66%) SAP
5 35 (4.95%) Hyperion
6 22 (3.11%) Google
7 20 (2.83%) HP
8 15 (2.12%) Citrix
8 15 (2.12%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.98%) Sencha
9 14 (1.98%) Appcelerator
10 13 (1.84%) AppSense
10 13 (1.84%) ATG
11 12 (1.70%) Cisco
11 12 (1.70%) IBM
12 10 (1.41%) hybris
12 10 (1.41%) SOASTA, Inc
13 9 (1.27%) BT
13 9 (1.27%) Adobe
14 8 (1.13%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45 - £60 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: From £20,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcestershire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, 25 days holidays
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago