The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 372 421 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.89% 7.54% 6.75%
As % of the General category 18.08% 18.83% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 278 326 242
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2057 2236 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.11% 40.06% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1765 1496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -6 140 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Coventry -6 73 £56,500 +10.78% 5
Solihull +5 56 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Staffordshire +2 43 £35,000 - 6
Worcestershire +2 18 £26,000 -22.38% 1
Warwickshire 0 12 £41,675 -7.38% 2
Shropshire +4 4 £32,000 -8.57%
West Bromwich -11 3 £39,175 -2.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 297 (42.43%) Finance
2 186 (26.57%) Security Cleared
3 112 (16.00%) SQL
4 111 (15.86%) E-Commerce
5 109 (15.57%) Telecoms
6 108 (15.43%) SC Cleared
7 101 (14.43%) Fujitsu
8 91 (13.00%) Oracle
9 79 (11.29%) Microsoft
9 79 (11.29%) Back Office
10 78 (11.14%) .NET
11 77 (11.00%) Project Management
12 72 (10.29%) CRM
13 71 (10.14%) HTML
14 70 (10.00%) C#
14 70 (10.00%) Marketing
15 69 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
15 69 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 69 (9.86%) PRINCE2
16 68 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (8.43%) CSS
17 59 (8.43%) Java
18 57 (8.14%) Business Development
19 56 (8.00%) Banking
19 56 (8.00%) JavaScript
20 54 (7.71%) QA
21 53 (7.57%) Windows
22 52 (7.43%) SQL Server
22 52 (7.43%) Degree
23 48 (6.86%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 15 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.43%) CMS
3 10 (1.43%) Node.js
4 9 (1.29%) Drupal
5 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.14%) WordPress
6 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.43%) IIS
9 2 (0.29%) SAS
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.14%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 48 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.71%) MS Project
3 22 (3.14%) MS Office
4 10 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.00%) FastStats
8 6 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.57%) InDesign
10 4 (0.57%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.43%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 28 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (2.14%) Hyperion Planning
3 14 (2.00%) Agresso
3 14 (2.00%) Magento
4 13 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
7 8 (1.14%) SAP CRM
7 8 (1.14%) HFM
7 8 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (1.00%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.00%) SAP Retail
9 6 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.86%) FLEXCUBE
9 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.86%) Misys Equation
9 6 (0.86%) Finacle
9 6 (0.86%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.71%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Responsys
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.71%) Internet
2 11 (1.57%) VPN
3 9 (1.29%) Firewall
4 7 (1.00%) Network Security
4 7 (1.00%) Junos
4 7 (1.00%) SSL
4 7 (1.00%) DNS
5 6 (0.86%) WAN
5 6 (0.86%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.57%) FTP
6 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.43%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.43%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.43%) SCCP
7 3 (0.43%) H.323
7 3 (0.43%) DSL
7 3 (0.43%) MGCP
7 3 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.57%) MySQL
3 26 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (3.00%) Essbase
4 21 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
10 10 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.43%) QlikView
11 8 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.00%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 19 (2.71%) Selenium
1 19 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 10 (1.43%) NeoLoad
4 8 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.14%) JIRA
5 7 (1.00%) PhoneGap
5 7 (1.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.86%) Ant
6 6 (0.86%) PVCS
6 6 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.71%) Subversion
8 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (0.43%) Hudson
10 2 (0.29%) JUnit
10 2 (0.29%) NetBeans
General
1 297 (42.43%) Finance
2 109 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 79 (11.29%) Back Office
4 70 (10.00%) Marketing
5 56 (8.00%) Banking
6 45 (6.43%) German Language
7 35 (5.00%) Manufacturing
8 23 (3.29%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.57%) Billing
10 8 (1.14%) Publishing
10 8 (1.14%) Legal
11 7 (1.00%) Automotive
12 6 (0.86%) Electronics
12 6 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.43%) Games
13 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 149 (21.29%) Developer
2 115 (16.43%) Analyst
3 86 (12.29%) Project Manager
4 79 (11.29%) Consultant
5 68 (9.71%) Business Analyst
6 30 (4.29%) .NET Developer
7 27 (3.86%) Development Manager
7 27 (3.86%) Architect
8 24 (3.43%) C# Developer
9 23 (3.29%) Software Manager
10 22 (3.14%) Oracle Consultant
10 22 (3.14%) Development Project Manager
10 22 (3.14%) Senior Consultant
10 22 (3.14%) Business Developer
11 20 (2.86%) Web Developer
12 18 (2.57%) PHP Developer
13 17 (2.43%) Project Planner
13 17 (2.43%) Software Developer
14 16 (2.29%) Test Manager
14 16 (2.29%) Hyperion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.14%) .NET
2 71 (10.14%) HTML
3 59 (8.43%) CSS
4 43 (6.14%) XML
5 40 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 40 (5.71%) jQuery
6 39 (5.57%) HTML5
7 26 (3.71%) CSS3
8 17 (2.43%) J2EE
9 15 (2.14%) Ajax
10 13 (1.86%) JSON
11 12 (1.71%) WCF
11 12 (1.71%) WPF
12 11 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.57%) Middleware
12 11 (1.57%) Web Services
13 10 (1.43%) LAMP
13 10 (1.43%) Silverlight
14 8 (1.14%) XHTML
14 8 (1.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.43%) Mobile App
2 26 (3.71%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.86%) Social Media
4 19 (2.71%) EPoS
5 15 (2.14%) FMCG
6 14 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.71%) Smart Meter
8 10 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.43%) IVR
9 8 (1.14%) Economics
9 8 (1.14%) Open Source
9 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.00%) SecurID
11 6 (0.86%) APACS
11 6 (0.86%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.71%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.57%) Windows
2 32 (4.57%) UNIX
3 20 (2.86%) Linux
4 18 (2.57%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.71%) Android
7 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (15.86%) E-Commerce
2 77 (11.00%) Project Management
3 72 (10.29%) CRM
4 69 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (9.86%) PRINCE2
5 68 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (8.14%) Business Development
7 47 (6.71%) ITIL
8 39 (5.57%) Scrum
9 37 (5.29%) Business Analysis
9 37 (5.29%) Analytics
10 34 (4.86%) Benchmarking
11 32 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (4.43%) Time Management
12 31 (4.43%) Six Sigma
13 29 (4.14%) Project Planning
13 29 (4.14%) Data Management
14 28 (4.00%) Logistics
14 28 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (16.00%) SQL
2 70 (10.00%) C#
3 59 (8.43%) Java
4 56 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.57%) PHP
6 28 (4.00%) VB
7 21 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.57%) C
9 13 (1.86%) C++
10 12 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.71%) PHP5
11 10 (1.43%) Delphi
11 10 (1.43%) MUMPS
12 9 (1.29%) ABAP
12 9 (1.29%) Python
13 8 (1.14%) VBA
14 7 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.86%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (26.57%) Security Cleared
2 108 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.43%) Degree
4 20 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (1.71%) ISEB
7 12 (1.71%) CSQE
8 5 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.71%) CCEE
8 5 (0.71%) CCIA
8 5 (0.71%) CCA
8 5 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.57%) CCNP
9 4 (0.57%) CISA
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.43%) PMP
10 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.71%) QA
2 9 (1.29%) SLA
3 8 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.14%) COBIT
4 6 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.86%) Basel II
4 6 (0.86%) IAS 39
4 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.86%) XenApp
2 12 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.29%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.00%) SCCM
2 6 (0.86%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.57%) SCOM
5 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 101 (14.43%) Fujitsu
2 91 (13.00%) Oracle
3 79 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 41 (5.86%) SAP
5 27 (3.86%) Hyperion
6 23 (3.29%) Google
7 19 (2.71%) HP
8 15 (2.14%) Citrix
9 14 (2.00%) Cisco
10 13 (1.86%) AppSense
11 12 (1.71%) Business Objects
11 12 (1.71%) VMware
12 10 (1.43%) Adobe
12 10 (1.43%) hybris
12 10 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
13 9 (1.29%) ATG
13 9 (1.29%) IBM
14 7 (1.00%) BT
14 7 (1.00%) Juniper
14 7 (1.00%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 17k to 18k per year GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £105,000 per annum plus unrivalled package with bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Signet Limited
Salary: Competitive salary complete with benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £15k per year + Company Car, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, great environment!
Posted: 5 days ago