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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 38 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 284 304 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.57% 7.26% 6.16%
As % of the General category 16.80% 18.32% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 206 193 185
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
1690 1659 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.16% 39.61% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1282 1200
Average salary £43,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -13 94 £42,500 - 19
Coventry -20 64 £51,500 +8.42% 9
Solihull -17 30 £48,500 +49.23% 4
Warwickshire -8 24 £42,500 +11.84% 6
Shropshire - 15 £19,500 -
Staffordshire +2 14 £40,000 +3.22% 7
Worcestershire -14 6 £33,000 -40.00%
Walsall -3 3 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Wolverhampton -8 1 - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 159 (28.44%) Finance
2 157 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (17.17%) HTML
4 93 (16.64%) Banking
5 92 (16.46%) Project Management
6 86 (15.38%) SQL
7 84 (15.03%) CSS
8 83 (14.85%) JavaScript
9 79 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
10 75 (13.42%) E-Commerce
11 64 (11.45%) SQL Server
12 61 (10.91%) Degree
13 60 (10.73%) Windows
14 58 (10.38%) PRINCE2
14 58 (10.38%) Oracle
15 57 (10.20%) Microsoft
16 56 (10.02%) jQuery
17 54 (9.66%) .NET
18 52 (9.30%) C#
19 51 (9.12%) Java
19 51 (9.12%) Telecoms
20 48 (8.59%) Scrum
20 48 (8.59%) Mentoring
21 45 (8.05%) MS Excel
21 45 (8.05%) HTML5
22 43 (7.69%) CRM
22 43 (7.69%) XML
22 43 (7.69%) Security Cleared
23 41 (7.33%) QA
23 41 (7.33%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (3.58%) JBoss
2 17 (3.04%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 11 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.61%) IIS
5 9 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.25%) Node.js
8 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.07%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.07%) CMS
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.54%) SAS
11 3 (0.54%) Apache
12 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
Applications
1 45 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.97%) MS Project
3 9 (1.61%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.79%) WebTrends
4 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.72%) SAP Retail
5 4 (0.72%) Magento
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.72%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.54%) Enfinity
6 3 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.54%) Retail-J
6 3 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.36%) HFM
7 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.89%) SaaS
3 4 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.58%) Internet
2 11 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.79%) SSL
4 7 (1.25%) HTTP
5 5 (0.89%) DNS
5 5 (0.89%) VoIP
5 5 (0.89%) VLAN
5 5 (0.89%) Firewall
5 5 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.72%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.72%) FTP
7 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.54%) ATM
7 3 (0.54%) Wireless
8 2 (0.36%) Broadband
9 1 (0.18%) LAN
9 1 (0.18%) WAN
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.11%) MySQL
2 23 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (2.15%) Essbase
9 11 (1.97%) InterSystems Cache
10 10 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
11 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.07%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 24 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.50%) JUnit
3 13 (2.33%) Ant
4 11 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.79%) JIRA
5 10 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 6 (1.07%) Selenium
7 5 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.72%) LSMW
8 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.54%) NetBeans
9 3 (0.54%) Subversion
9 3 (0.54%) Maven
10 2 (0.36%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.36%) NUnit
10 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
General
1 159 (28.44%) Finance
2 93 (16.64%) Banking
3 51 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 40 (7.16%) Marketing
5 27 (4.83%) Retail Banking
6 22 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.40%) Billing
8 16 (2.86%) Aerospace
9 15 (2.68%) Law
10 8 (1.43%) Legal
10 8 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.25%) Back Office
12 5 (0.89%) Games
13 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 127 (22.72%) Developer
2 111 (19.86%) Analyst
3 71 (12.70%) Consultant
4 67 (11.99%) Project Manager
5 47 (8.41%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.90%) Architect
7 26 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 22 (3.94%) Junior
8 22 (3.94%) Java Developer
9 20 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.04%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (3.04%) Front-End Developer
11 16 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.68%) Business Consultant
12 15 (2.68%) DBA
12 15 (2.68%) Programme Manager
12 15 (2.68%) Test Manager
13 14 (2.50%) Test Analyst
13 14 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.17%) HTML
2 84 (15.03%) CSS
3 56 (10.02%) jQuery
4 54 (9.66%) .NET
5 45 (8.05%) HTML5
6 43 (7.69%) XML
7 30 (5.37%) CSS3
8 29 (5.19%) Web Services
8 29 (5.19%) ASP.NET
9 21 (3.76%) Spring
10 19 (3.40%) Java EE
11 17 (3.04%) WCF
12 16 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (2.86%) JMS
13 15 (2.68%) JSON
14 14 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (2.33%) Ajax
16 12 (2.15%) AngularJS
17 11 (1.97%) Silverlight
18 10 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.47%) User Experience
4 19 (3.40%) EPoS
5 16 (2.86%) FMCG
5 16 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.86%) Smart Meter
6 15 (2.68%) W3C
7 11 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.97%) IVR
8 10 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.43%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.07%) iSeries
12 5 (0.89%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (0.72%) Copywriting
14 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.73%) Windows
2 20 (3.58%) Linux
2 20 (3.58%) UNIX
3 15 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.15%) Android
5 11 (1.97%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.25%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (16.46%) Project Management
3 75 (13.42%) E-Commerce
4 58 (10.38%) PRINCE2
5 48 (8.59%) Scrum
5 48 (8.59%) Mentoring
6 43 (7.69%) CRM
7 41 (7.33%) MVC
8 38 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.80%) Waterfall
9 31 (5.55%) Time Management
9 31 (5.55%) OO
9 31 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (5.37%) ITIL
11 28 (5.01%) ERP
11 28 (5.01%) OOP
12 27 (4.83%) SOA
13 25 (4.47%) Programme Management
14 24 (4.29%) Software Testing
15 23 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (15.38%) SQL
2 83 (14.85%) JavaScript
3 52 (9.30%) C#
4 51 (9.12%) Java
5 22 (3.94%) VB
6 15 (2.68%) PHP
7 13 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 11 (1.97%) PHP5
8 11 (1.97%) Delphi
8 11 (1.97%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.97%) MUMPS
9 10 (1.79%) ActionScript
9 10 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
10 9 (1.61%) VBA
11 8 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.43%) ABAP
12 6 (1.07%) C
12 6 (1.07%) Ruby
13 5 (0.89%) VB6
13 5 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (10.91%) Degree
2 43 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (4.83%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.65%) ISEB
5 26 (4.65%) ISTQB
6 24 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.25%) VCP4
9 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.89%) CISSP
10 5 (0.89%) CISA
10 5 (0.89%) CISM
10 5 (0.89%) CRISC
10 5 (0.89%) PCI QSA
11 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.54%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.33%) QA
2 11 (1.97%) FATCA
3 9 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.89%) SLA
4 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.54%) P3O
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.89%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.89%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 58 (10.38%) Oracle
2 57 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.44%) SAP
4 22 (3.94%) IBM
5 21 (3.76%) Fujitsu
6 17 (3.04%) BT
7 15 (2.68%) Hyperion
8 13 (2.33%) Intershop
9 11 (1.97%) hybris
10 10 (1.79%) Appcelerator
10 10 (1.79%) Demandware
10 10 (1.79%) Venda
10 10 (1.79%) Sencha
10 10 (1.79%) Actinic
10 10 (1.79%) ATG
11 9 (1.61%) VMware
12 8 (1.43%) Citrix
13 7 (1.25%) Informatica
14 6 (1.07%) RedPrairie
15 5 (0.89%) Talend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + salary includes benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: uncapped comission
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Career Fast Track
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 days ago