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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 27 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 344 343 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.11% 6.39% 6.70%
As % of the General category 16.50% 17.80% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 272 253 271
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2085 1927 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.03% 35.91% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 1546 1801
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 90 £42,500 -29.16% 25
Coventry 0 82 £52,500 -7.07% 6
Warwickshire +37 53 £41,250 -21.42% 4
Staffordshire +11 44 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Shropshire +1 9 £34,000 +4.61%
Wolverhampton -2 9 £23,000 -
Worcestershire -19 8 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Solihull -20 7 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Herefordshire - 5 £32,250 -
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £70,000 - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 202 (30.89%) Finance
2 156 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (21.71%) SQL
4 112 (17.13%) Project Management
4 112 (17.13%) Microsoft
5 101 (15.44%) SQL Server
6 100 (15.29%) SAP
7 92 (14.07%) PRINCE2
8 91 (13.91%) HTML
9 86 (13.15%) Java
10 84 (12.84%) MS Excel
11 76 (11.62%) ITIL
12 75 (11.47%) E-Commerce
13 70 (10.70%) Windows
14 67 (10.24%) .NET
15 65 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (9.79%) Manufacturing
17 62 (9.48%) Logistics
18 61 (9.33%) Oracle
19 60 (9.17%) JavaScript
19 60 (9.17%) Degree
20 59 (9.02%) Banking
21 58 (8.87%) MySQL
22 57 (8.72%) Marketing
23 55 (8.41%) TDD
23 55 (8.41%) C#
23 55 (8.41%) CSS
24 53 (8.10%) RESTful
25 50 (7.65%) SOA
26 46 (7.03%) Retail Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (4.89%) WebSphere
2 24 (3.67%) Node.js
3 21 (3.21%) JBoss
4 16 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (1.99%) IIS
5 13 (1.99%) SAS
6 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.38%) CMS
8 8 (1.22%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.07%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.61%) Apache
12 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.46%) CICS
13 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.31%) DNN
14 2 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 84 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.91%) MS Project
2 19 (2.91%) MS Office
3 15 (2.29%) Photoshop
4 14 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.31%) InDesign
8 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 35 (5.35%) SAP FI
1 35 (5.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 35 (5.35%) SAP CO
1 35 (5.35%) SAP SD
2 21 (3.21%) SAP SCM
3 18 (2.75%) SAP Retail
3 18 (2.75%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.07%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.61%) Epicor Tropos
7 4 (0.61%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.46%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.46%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.31%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.31%) Magento
9 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.53%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.15%) Force.com
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.99%) SSL
3 8 (1.22%) Wireless
4 5 (0.76%) VPN
4 5 (0.76%) LAN
4 5 (0.76%) WAN
4 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.46%) GPRS
5 3 (0.46%) HTTP
5 3 (0.46%) Internet
6 2 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) MPLS
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) Junos
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.15%) WebEx
7 1 (0.15%) ISDN
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.87%) MySQL
3 31 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 28 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.29%) DB2
10 12 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.38%) Big Data
13 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.13%) Subversion
3 26 (3.98%) Hudson
4 14 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.22%) JIRA
5 8 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.22%) LSMW
6 6 (0.92%) Selenium
6 6 (0.92%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.76%) Ant
7 5 (0.76%) JUnit
7 5 (0.76%) Maven
7 5 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.76%) Mockito
8 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.61%) NetBeans
9 3 (0.46%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.31%) JMeter
10 2 (0.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 202 (30.89%) Finance
2 64 (9.79%) Manufacturing
3 59 (9.02%) Banking
4 57 (8.72%) Marketing
5 46 (7.03%) Retail Banking
6 44 (6.73%) Publishing
7 34 (5.20%) Telecoms
8 28 (4.28%) Law
9 25 (3.82%) Billing
10 16 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (2.29%) Games
12 12 (1.83%) Front Office
12 12 (1.83%) Legal
13 8 (1.22%) Back Office
13 8 (1.22%) Private Banking
14 7 (1.07%) Automotive
15 6 (0.92%) Electronics
16 4 (0.61%) Advertising
17 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (23.09%) Developer
2 125 (19.11%) Analyst
3 109 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 65 (9.94%) Consultant
5 64 (9.79%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.05%) .NET Developer
7 32 (4.89%) Senior Manager
8 31 (4.74%) Java Developer
8 31 (4.74%) Architect
9 29 (4.43%) SAP Manager
9 29 (4.43%) Designer
10 26 (3.98%) Web Developer
11 25 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
12 23 (3.52%) SAP Project Manager
13 21 (3.21%) SAP Consultant
14 20 (3.06%) Banking Business Analyst
15 19 (2.91%) SAP Analyst
16 18 (2.75%) SAP Business Analyst
16 18 (2.75%) Service Manager
16 18 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.91%) HTML
2 67 (10.24%) .NET
3 55 (8.41%) CSS
4 53 (8.10%) RESTful
5 43 (6.57%) XML
6 39 (5.96%) Web Services
6 39 (5.96%) ASP.NET
7 38 (5.81%) jQuery
8 34 (5.20%) Java EE
9 33 (5.05%) Hibernate
10 31 (4.74%) HTML5
11 28 (4.28%) Spring
12 27 (4.13%) WCF
13 24 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (3.21%) J2EE
15 17 (2.60%) Struts
15 17 (2.60%) CSS3
16 16 (2.45%) REST
17 15 (2.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.66%) FMCG
3 21 (3.21%) EPoS
4 20 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.60%) Social Media
6 16 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.99%) W3C
8 13 (1.99%) Smart Meter
9 11 (1.68%) User Experience
10 10 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.53%) Chip and PIN
10 10 (1.53%) Replication
11 8 (1.22%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.07%) iSeries
12 7 (1.07%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.07%) LIMS
12 7 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.92%) AS400
13 6 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.70%) Windows
2 30 (4.59%) Linux
3 19 (2.91%) Windows 7
4 17 (2.60%) UNIX
5 15 (2.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
6 5 (0.76%) Solaris
7 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.46%) AIX
8 3 (0.46%) MVS
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (17.13%) Project Management
3 92 (14.07%) PRINCE2
4 76 (11.62%) ITIL
5 75 (11.47%) E-Commerce
6 62 (9.48%) Logistics
7 55 (8.41%) TDD
8 50 (7.65%) SOA
9 43 (6.57%) ERP
10 42 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (6.12%) CRM
12 38 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (5.81%) BDD
13 37 (5.66%) Analytics
14 34 (5.20%) MVC
15 31 (4.74%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.59%) OO
16 30 (4.59%) Business Analysis
17 28 (4.28%) Web Design
17 28 (4.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 142 (21.71%) SQL
2 86 (13.15%) Java
3 60 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 55 (8.41%) C#
5 25 (3.82%) Ruby
6 21 (3.21%) PHP
7 13 (1.99%) VBA
8 12 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.68%) C
9 11 (1.68%) PHP5
10 10 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.38%) ABAP
12 7 (1.07%) VB
12 7 (1.07%) Perl
12 7 (1.07%) Scala
12 7 (1.07%) Clojure
13 6 (0.92%) C++
14 4 (0.61%) XPath
14 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.46%) JCL
Qualifications
1 60 (9.17%) Degree
2 32 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (3.36%) PMP
4 20 (3.06%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.22%) ISEB
6 8 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.76%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.61%) MCSE
10 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) ACCA
11 2 (0.31%) CISA
12 1 (0.15%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) CIMA
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.28%) QA
2 19 (2.91%) SLA
3 8 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.61%) SCOM
2 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 112 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.29%) SAP
3 61 (9.33%) Oracle
4 29 (4.43%) IBM
5 22 (3.36%) Google
6 19 (2.91%) Adobe
7 8 (1.22%) Citrix
7 8 (1.22%) ATG
7 8 (1.22%) VMware
8 7 (1.07%) hybris
9 6 (0.92%) Venda
9 6 (0.92%) Actinic
9 6 (0.92%) Demandware
9 6 (0.92%) BT
9 6 (0.92%) Intershop
9 6 (0.92%) Omniture
10 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.76%) Cisco
11 4 (0.61%) HP
11 4 (0.61%) Epicor
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K to 85K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Commission & Travel
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Expenses, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £22,000 + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago