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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 366 372 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.25% 6.89% 7.52%
As % of the General category 16.70% 18.06% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 295 279 324
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2191 2060 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.41% 38.15% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1658 1653 1763
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 97 £43,500 -17.14% 18
Coventry -8 93 £50,000 -11.50% 10
Warwickshire +23 54 £40,000 -4.01% 11
Staffordshire +10 47 £41,250 +17.85% 6
Wolverhampton +6 11 £23,000 - 3
Solihull -18 11 £47,500 +26.66%
Shropshire -2 6 £19,500 -39.06% 1
Worcestershire -15 6 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £24,500 - 1
West Bromwich +1 1 £60,000 +53.15%
Walsall - 1 £24,500 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 189 (29.39%) Finance
2 166 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (22.24%) SQL
4 128 (19.91%) Microsoft
5 114 (17.73%) Project Management
6 102 (15.86%) SQL Server
7 99 (15.40%) SAP
8 96 (14.93%) PRINCE2
9 93 (14.46%) MS Excel
10 88 (13.69%) HTML
10 88 (13.69%) Java
11 78 (12.13%) Windows
11 78 (12.13%) E-Commerce
12 71 (11.04%) .NET
13 69 (10.73%) Oracle
14 67 (10.42%) ITIL
15 64 (9.95%) Logistics
16 63 (9.80%) Degree
17 62 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
18 61 (9.49%) TDD
19 60 (9.33%) Manufacturing
20 58 (9.02%) C#
21 57 (8.86%) RESTful
22 56 (8.71%) JavaScript
23 55 (8.55%) MySQL
23 55 (8.55%) SOA
23 55 (8.55%) Banking
24 54 (8.40%) Marketing
25 52 (8.09%) Git (software)
26 50 (7.78%) CSS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (5.44%) WebSphere
2 28 (4.35%) Node.js
3 26 (4.04%) JBoss
4 19 (2.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (2.49%) IIS
6 11 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.24%) SAS
7 8 (1.24%) CMS
7 8 (1.24%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.09%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.62%) Apache
11 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.47%) CICS
13 2 (0.31%) DNN
13 2 (0.31%) Mule
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.11%) MS Project
3 19 (2.95%) MS Office
4 18 (2.80%) Photoshop
5 13 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.31%) InDesign
9 2 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 34 (5.29%) SAP FI
1 34 (5.29%) SAP SD
1 34 (5.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 34 (5.29%) SAP CO
2 20 (3.11%) SAP Retail
2 20 (3.11%) SAP SCM
3 19 (2.95%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.09%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.93%) Magento
5 6 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.62%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.62%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.47%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.31%) Finacle
9 2 (0.31%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.09%) SaaS
2 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.64%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.49%) SSL
3 7 (1.09%) Wireless
4 5 (0.78%) WAN
5 4 (0.62%) Internet
6 3 (0.47%) VPN
6 3 (0.47%) LAN
6 3 (0.47%) HTTP
6 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.16%) WebEx
8 1 (0.16%) Junos
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) DHCP
8 1 (0.16%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.55%) MySQL
3 35 (5.44%) NoSQL
4 33 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.58%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.80%) DB2
9 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.56%) Big Data
10 10 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 52 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.04%) Subversion
3 20 (3.11%) Hudson
4 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.09%) JIRA
5 7 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.93%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.93%) LSMW
7 5 (0.78%) Maven
7 5 (0.78%) Ant
7 5 (0.78%) JUnit
7 5 (0.78%) Selenium
7 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.62%) Mockito
8 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.62%) NetBeans
9 3 (0.47%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.31%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 189 (29.39%) Finance
2 60 (9.33%) Manufacturing
3 55 (8.55%) Banking
4 54 (8.40%) Marketing
5 43 (6.69%) Retail Banking
5 43 (6.69%) Publishing
6 32 (4.98%) Law
7 31 (4.82%) Telecoms
8 24 (3.73%) Billing
9 14 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (2.02%) Legal
10 13 (2.02%) Games
11 9 (1.40%) Front Office
12 8 (1.24%) Back Office
12 8 (1.24%) Private Banking
13 6 (0.93%) Electronics
13 6 (0.93%) Automotive
14 4 (0.62%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 148 (23.02%) Developer
2 114 (17.73%) Analyst
3 108 (16.80%) Project Manager
4 67 (10.42%) Consultant
5 63 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 40 (6.22%) Architect
7 36 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 35 (5.44%) Java Developer
9 30 (4.67%) Senior Manager
10 28 (4.35%) Designer
11 26 (4.04%) SAP Manager
12 24 (3.73%) Senior Project Manager
13 23 (3.58%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.27%) SAP Project Manager
15 20 (3.11%) SAP Consultant
15 20 (3.11%) SAP Analyst
16 19 (2.95%) Banking Business Analyst
16 19 (2.95%) SAP Business Analyst
17 17 (2.64%) Business Consultant
17 17 (2.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.69%) HTML
2 71 (11.04%) .NET
3 57 (8.86%) RESTful
4 50 (7.78%) CSS
5 44 (6.84%) XML
6 43 (6.69%) ASP.NET
7 39 (6.07%) Java EE
8 37 (5.75%) Web Services
9 34 (5.29%) Hibernate
9 34 (5.29%) jQuery
10 33 (5.13%) WCF
11 29 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (4.35%) Spring
13 21 (3.27%) J2EE
13 21 (3.27%) HTML5
14 17 (2.64%) Struts
15 15 (2.33%) SOAP
15 15 (2.33%) REST
16 14 (2.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.91%) FMCG
3 26 (4.04%) EPoS
4 23 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.49%) Social Media
6 14 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.02%) Smart Meter
8 12 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.71%) User Experience
10 10 (1.56%) Replication
10 10 (1.56%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.40%) W3C
12 8 (1.24%) Chip and PIN
12 8 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.09%) iSeries
13 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.93%) AS400
14 6 (0.93%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.13%) Windows
2 38 (5.91%) Linux
3 20 (3.11%) UNIX
4 19 (2.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.87%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.78%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.62%) Solaris
7 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.47%) AIX
8 3 (0.47%) MVS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (17.73%) Project Management
3 96 (14.93%) PRINCE2
4 78 (12.13%) E-Commerce
5 67 (10.42%) ITIL
6 64 (9.95%) Logistics
7 61 (9.49%) TDD
8 55 (8.55%) SOA
9 44 (6.84%) BDD
10 42 (6.53%) MVC
11 41 (6.38%) OO
12 40 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (6.22%) CRM
13 37 (5.75%) ERP
14 35 (5.44%) Analytics
15 32 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (4.51%) Web Application Development
16 29 (4.51%) Project Planning
16 29 (4.51%) Unit Testing
17 27 (4.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 143 (22.24%) SQL
2 88 (13.69%) Java
3 58 (9.02%) C#
4 56 (8.71%) JavaScript
5 28 (4.35%) Ruby
6 17 (2.64%) PHP
7 14 (2.18%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.02%) VBA
9 9 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.24%) C
10 8 (1.24%) ABAP
10 8 (1.24%) VB
11 7 (1.09%) Perl
11 7 (1.09%) PHP5
11 7 (1.09%) Scala
11 7 (1.09%) Clojure
12 5 (0.78%) C++
13 4 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.62%) XPath
14 3 (0.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 63 (9.80%) Degree
2 33 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (3.11%) PMP
3 20 (3.11%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (1.40%) ISEB
7 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.62%) MCSE
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) ACCA
11 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) APMP
12 1 (0.16%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.73%) QA
2 18 (2.80%) SLA
3 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.62%) SCOM
2 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 128 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 99 (15.40%) SAP
3 69 (10.73%) Oracle
4 29 (4.51%) IBM
5 18 (2.80%) Adobe
5 18 (2.80%) Google
6 15 (2.33%) Citrix
7 9 (1.40%) BT
7 9 (1.40%) ATG
7 9 (1.40%) hybris
8 8 (1.24%) VMware
9 7 (1.09%) Intershop
9 7 (1.09%) Venda
9 7 (1.09%) Actinic
9 7 (1.09%) Demandware
10 6 (0.93%) Cisco
11 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.62%) HP
12 4 (0.62%) LANDesk
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £75,000 - £85,000, + 10% Bonus, + Share Options + Private Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Venturi
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Volaris Exec
Salary: £130000 - £160000 per annum + car allow + bonus + full benefits
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Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + car allow + bonus + full benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum + 50% bonus + stock options
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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