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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 47 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 265 313 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.98% 6.37% 6.51%
As % of the General category 14.70% 16.23% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 217 197 231
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1803 1929 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.92% 39.27% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1566 1285
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -15 91 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Coventry -10 76 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Warwickshire -13 26 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Staffordshire +10 23 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Worcestershire -5 5 £41,250 +23.13% 2
West Bromwich - 5 £42,500 - 1
Solihull -39 3 £55,000 +59.42%
Walsall -5 2 £35,250 +10.15%
Shropshire - 2 £19,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +3 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 174 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.34%) Finance
3 98 (17.69%) SQL
4 89 (16.06%) Banking
5 87 (15.70%) Project Management
6 81 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 79 (14.26%) E-Commerce
7 79 (14.26%) HTML
8 69 (12.45%) SQL Server
8 69 (12.45%) PRINCE2
9 62 (11.19%) Windows
9 62 (11.19%) JavaScript
10 61 (11.01%) .NET
10 61 (11.01%) CSS
11 58 (10.47%) Java
12 54 (9.75%) C#
13 53 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (8.48%) SAP
15 45 (8.12%) MS Excel
16 43 (7.76%) Oracle
17 38 (6.86%) XML
17 38 (6.86%) Degree
18 36 (6.50%) QA
19 35 (6.32%) Scrum
19 35 (6.32%) OO
20 34 (6.14%) ITIL
20 34 (6.14%) SOA
20 34 (6.14%) Retail Banking
20 34 (6.14%) Waterfall
21 33 (5.96%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 26 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 24 (4.33%) JBoss
3 17 (3.07%) IIS
4 14 (2.53%) Node.js
5 13 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.17%) GlassFish
7 11 (1.99%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.44%) CMS
9 8 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.08%) Apache
11 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.54%) SAS
14 2 (0.36%) DNN
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.53%) MS Project
3 9 (1.62%) MS Office
4 7 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (3.07%) SAP FI
1 17 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO
1 17 (3.07%) SAP CO
2 15 (2.71%) SAP SD
3 11 (1.99%) SAP Retail
4 10 (1.81%) WebTrends
5 9 (1.62%) SAP MM
5 9 (1.62%) SAP SCM
6 7 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.90%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.72%) Magento
9 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.36%) Retail-J
11 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.36%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.44%) SaaS
3 5 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.71%) Internet
3 9 (1.62%) SSL
4 5 (0.90%) DNS
4 5 (0.90%) VoIP
4 5 (0.90%) Firewall
4 5 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.90%) VLAN
5 4 (0.72%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.54%) Wireless
6 3 (0.54%) ATM
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 2 (0.36%) HTTP
7 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.78%) MySQL
3 31 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.62%) DB2
10 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.54%) OLAP
13 3 (0.54%) Big Data
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.36%) SQLite
14 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.89%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.35%) JUnit
4 8 (1.44%) Ant
5 7 (1.26%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.26%) Subversion
5 7 (1.26%) Maven
5 7 (1.26%) Selenium
6 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.08%) NetBeans
7 5 (0.90%) LSMW
8 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.54%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.36%) Hudson
10 2 (0.36%) NUnit
10 2 (0.36%) JMeter
10 2 (0.36%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 157 (28.34%) Finance
2 89 (16.06%) Banking
3 34 (6.14%) Retail Banking
4 33 (5.96%) Marketing
5 26 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.15%) Law
7 21 (3.79%) Billing
8 20 (3.61%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.89%) Aerospace
10 12 (2.17%) Legal
11 11 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.26%) Publishing
13 6 (1.08%) Games
13 6 (1.08%) Back Office
14 3 (0.54%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Front Office
15 1 (0.18%) Advertising
15 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 122 (22.02%) Developer
2 106 (19.13%) Analyst
3 75 (13.54%) Project Manager
4 62 (11.19%) Consultant
5 54 (9.75%) Business Analyst
6 47 (8.48%) Architect
7 31 (5.60%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.33%) .NET Developer
9 22 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.25%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.07%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.07%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.89%) Test Manager
12 16 (2.89%) IT Project Manager
12 16 (2.89%) Designer
13 15 (2.71%) Business Consultant
13 15 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
13 15 (2.71%) Programme Manager
13 15 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.26%) HTML
2 61 (11.01%) .NET
2 61 (11.01%) CSS
3 38 (6.86%) XML
4 33 (5.96%) jQuery
5 30 (5.42%) ASP.NET
5 30 (5.42%) Java EE
6 28 (5.05%) Spring
6 28 (5.05%) Web Services
7 24 (4.33%) RESTful
8 21 (3.79%) HTML5
9 19 (3.43%) WCF
10 18 (3.25%) JMS
11 17 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (2.71%) CSS3
12 15 (2.71%) Hibernate
13 14 (2.53%) J2EE
14 13 (2.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.69%) EPoS
3 19 (3.43%) FMCG
4 18 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.35%) User Experience
7 11 (1.99%) Smart Meter
8 10 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.62%) iSeries
10 8 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.26%) IVR
12 6 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
13 5 (0.90%) Social Media
13 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.72%) Open Source
14 4 (0.72%) Copywriting
14 4 (0.72%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.19%) Windows
2 19 (3.43%) Linux
3 15 (2.71%) UNIX
4 10 (1.81%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.54%) Android
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) HPUX
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.70%) Project Management
3 79 (14.26%) E-Commerce
4 69 (12.45%) PRINCE2
5 35 (6.32%) OO
5 35 (6.32%) Scrum
6 34 (6.14%) ITIL
6 34 (6.14%) SOA
6 34 (6.14%) Waterfall
7 33 (5.96%) MVC
8 32 (5.78%) CRM
9 31 (5.60%) Logistics
9 31 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 30 (5.42%) Software Testing
11 28 (5.05%) TDD
11 28 (5.05%) Analytics
12 27 (4.87%) Time Management
13 26 (4.69%) ERP
13 26 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (17.69%) SQL
2 62 (11.19%) JavaScript
3 58 (10.47%) Java
4 54 (9.75%) C#
5 18 (3.25%) VB
6 13 (2.35%) Ruby
7 11 (1.99%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.62%) ABAP
9 8 (1.44%) VBA
9 8 (1.44%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.44%) PHP
10 7 (1.26%) Delphi
10 7 (1.26%) MUMPS
11 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.08%) VB6
11 6 (1.08%) XPath
11 6 (1.08%) C
11 6 (1.08%) Perl
12 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 38 (6.86%) Degree
2 28 (5.05%) ISEB
3 27 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 27 (4.87%) ISTQB
4 26 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.99%) PMP
6 11 (1.99%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.08%) CISA
9 6 (1.08%) CISSP
10 5 (0.90%) CISM
10 5 (0.90%) CRISC
10 5 (0.90%) PCI QSA
11 4 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.54%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.36%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.50%) QA
2 11 (1.99%) FATCA
3 9 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.44%) SLA
5 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) P3O
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.90%) Nagios
3 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 81 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.48%) SAP
3 43 (7.76%) Oracle
4 25 (4.51%) IBM
5 18 (3.25%) BT
6 13 (2.35%) Citrix
7 12 (2.17%) Intershop
7 12 (2.17%) hybris
8 11 (1.99%) Venda
8 11 (1.99%) Demandware
8 11 (1.99%) Actinic
8 11 (1.99%) ATG
9 10 (1.81%) VMware
10 5 (0.90%) WatchGuard
10 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.90%) Adobe
11 4 (0.72%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.72%) Cisco
11 4 (0.72%) Sony
12 3 (0.54%) Google
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Churchill Frank
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Birmingham or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: + flexi bens
Posted: 6 days ago