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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / West Midlands
Rank 31 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 324 276 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.64% 5.29% 5.78%
As % of the General category 17.73% 14.55% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 203 220 217
Median salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
1827 1897 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.35% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1501 1360
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,450 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 133 £57,500 +27.77% 12
Coventry +11 78 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Warwickshire +28 34 £37,500 -26.82% 9
Staffordshire -12 21 £37,000 +23.33% 7
Herefordshire - 12 £30,000 - 4
Worcestershire -10 4 £30,875 -3.51% 2
Shropshire - 4 £29,000 - 6
Solihull -13 3 £30,000 -36.84% 5
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,500 - 1
West Bromwich +9 1 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 345 (44.81%) Finance
2 181 (23.51%) SAP
3 178 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (17.40%) Project Management
5 128 (16.62%) Data Centre
6 124 (16.10%) E-Commerce
7 120 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 117 (15.19%) MS Excel
9 108 (14.03%) ITIL
10 102 (13.25%) Publishing
10 102 (13.25%) Degree
11 98 (12.73%) SQL
12 89 (11.56%) Presales
13 88 (11.43%) Service Delivery
14 81 (10.52%) PRINCE2
14 81 (10.52%) Banking
15 78 (10.13%) Manufacturing
16 77 (10.00%) Service Management
16 77 (10.00%) Java
17 76 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 75 (9.74%) Scrum
19 73 (9.48%) JavaScript
19 73 (9.48%) HTML
19 73 (9.48%) Line Management
20 72 (9.35%) Marketing
20 72 (9.35%) Software Engineering
21 69 (8.96%) Windows
22 67 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
23 66 (8.57%) Microsoft
24 65 (8.44%) SAP Retail

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.42%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.21%) CMS
3 15 (1.95%) JBoss
4 12 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (1.17%) IIS
6 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.52%) Apache
8 4 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.52%) Confluence
8 4 (0.52%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.52%) SAS
8 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.26%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 117 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.47%) MS Office
3 16 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.56%) MS Project
4 12 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 65 (8.44%) SAP Retail
2 28 (3.64%) SAP MM
3 24 (3.12%) Sentinel
4 21 (2.73%) SAP SD
5 17 (2.21%) SAP SCM
6 16 (2.08%) assyst
7 8 (1.04%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.04%) SAP FI
7 8 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.91%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.91%) SAP HCM
9 5 (0.65%) Magento
10 4 (0.52%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.52%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.26%) Sage X3
11 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.26%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.94%) IaaS
3 38 (4.94%) PaaS
4 37 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (3.38%) SaaS
6 8 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.91%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.78%) Office 365
9 4 (0.52%) AdWords
10 2 (0.26%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.25%) Firewall
1 25 (3.25%) WAN
2 21 (2.73%) SSL
3 20 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.47%) DNS
5 13 (1.69%) LAN
6 11 (1.43%) DHCP
7 8 (1.04%) SAN
7 8 (1.04%) Unified Communications
7 8 (1.04%) VPN
8 6 (0.78%) Internet
9 4 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.52%) SSH
10 3 (0.39%) ATM
10 3 (0.39%) Skype
10 3 (0.39%) VoIP
10 3 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.66%) MySQL
2 57 (7.40%) SQL Server
3 36 (4.68%) DB2
4 22 (2.86%) SAP HANA
5 19 (2.47%) Big Data
6 14 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 12 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.78%) QlikView
12 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.52%) DataStage
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.52%) Star Schema
14 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.08%) JIRA
3 15 (1.95%) Subversion
4 10 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.17%) Hudson
5 9 (1.17%) JIRA Agile
5 9 (1.17%) Selenium
5 9 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (0.91%) GoCD
8 6 (0.78%) LSMW
9 5 (0.65%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.52%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 345 (44.81%) Finance
2 102 (13.25%) Publishing
3 81 (10.52%) Banking
4 78 (10.13%) Manufacturing
5 72 (9.35%) Marketing
6 40 (5.19%) Telecoms
7 31 (4.03%) Retail Banking
8 22 (2.86%) Legal
9 17 (2.21%) Advertising
9 17 (2.21%) Automotive
10 14 (1.82%) Billing
11 7 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.65%) Electronics
13 5 (0.65%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.65%) German Language
13 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.52%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (26.36%) Analyst
2 117 (15.19%) Developer
3 76 (9.87%) Project Manager
4 73 (9.48%) Business Analyst
5 72 (9.35%) Consultant
5 72 (9.35%) SAP Analyst
6 70 (9.09%) Architect
7 59 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (4.68%) SAP Consultant
9 33 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 32 (4.16%) PHP Developer
11 29 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
11 29 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 27 (3.51%) HTML CSS Developer
12 27 (3.51%) HTML Developer
13 26 (3.38%) Software Developer
14 22 (2.86%) IT Manager
15 18 (2.34%) Technical Specialist
16 17 (2.21%) Junior
16 17 (2.21%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.48%) HTML
2 58 (7.53%) CSS
3 47 (6.10%) jQuery
4 44 (5.71%) .NET
5 35 (4.55%) HTML5
6 28 (3.64%) XML
7 26 (3.38%) ASP.NET
8 15 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 15 (1.95%) Java EE
8 15 (1.95%) Web Services
9 11 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.43%) REST
10 10 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.30%) J2EE
11 9 (1.17%) EDI
11 9 (1.17%) WPF
12 8 (1.04%) RESTful
13 7 (0.91%) JSP
13 7 (0.91%) Spring
13 7 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.62%) Data Centre
2 67 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 44 (5.71%) User Experience
5 42 (5.45%) CMDB
6 36 (4.68%) Mobile App
7 33 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (3.64%) EPoS
9 14 (1.82%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.69%) NHS
10 13 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.56%) Social Media
12 11 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (1.17%) AS400
14 8 (1.04%) iSeries
14 8 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.91%) Fintech
15 7 (0.91%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.78%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.96%) Windows
2 64 (8.31%) Linux
3 36 (4.68%) Unix
4 23 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.65%) Android
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.40%) Project Management
3 124 (16.10%) E-Commerce
4 120 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 108 (14.03%) ITIL
6 89 (11.56%) Presales
7 88 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 81 (10.52%) PRINCE2
9 77 (10.00%) Service Management
10 76 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (9.74%) Scrum
12 73 (9.48%) Line Management
13 72 (9.35%) Software Engineering
14 58 (7.53%) CRM
15 51 (6.62%) Requirements Analysis
16 48 (6.23%) Technical Architecture
16 48 (6.23%) TOGAF
16 48 (6.23%) Zachman Framework
17 45 (5.84%) Procure-to-Pay
18 44 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (12.73%) SQL
2 77 (10.00%) Java
3 73 (9.48%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.42%) PHP
5 33 (4.29%) C#
6 22 (2.86%) Python
7 15 (1.95%) ABAP
8 12 (1.56%) Delphi
8 12 (1.56%) MUMPS
8 12 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.43%) C
10 9 (1.17%) Perl
10 9 (1.17%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.17%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.04%) Ruby
12 7 (0.91%) Go
13 6 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.78%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.65%) C++
14 5 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 102 (13.25%) Degree
2 52 (6.75%) ISEB
3 42 (5.45%) PMP
4 40 (5.19%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.69%) CCNA
7 11 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.91%) LPIC
11 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.78%) SAP Certification
12 5 (0.65%) APMP
12 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.52%) MCP
13 4 (0.52%) MCSE
13 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.75%) QA
2 14 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.30%) SLA
4 7 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.78%) GxP
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.52%) SDET
7 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.30%) Docker
5 7 (0.91%) Firmware
5 7 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (4.81%) SCVMM
2 27 (3.51%) SCCM
3 23 (2.99%) SCOM
4 16 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.69%) SCOrch
5 13 (1.69%) vRealize
6 9 (1.17%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.04%) Ansible
7 8 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.04%) Terraform
8 7 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.52%) Puppet
10 2 (0.26%) Rancher
11 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (23.51%) SAP
2 66 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 61 (7.92%) VMware
4 60 (7.79%) Oracle
5 50 (6.49%) IBM
6 45 (5.84%) Cisco
7 38 (4.94%) CheckPoint
8 37 (4.81%) Citrix
8 37 (4.81%) HP
9 36 (4.68%) Juniper
10 24 (3.12%) BMC
10 24 (3.12%) EMC
10 24 (3.12%) NetApp
11 23 (2.99%) Google
12 21 (2.73%) hybris
13 17 (2.21%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.69%) F5
15 11 (1.43%) Brocade
15 11 (1.43%) Fortinet
16 7 (0.91%) ATG
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35,000 +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35,000 +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum Circa £18k + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + up to 30% bonus + other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + car allow, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £38k - £40k + Company Car + Be
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: £40k-£50k per annum + 30% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £57000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago