The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.02% 5.42% 0.39%
As % of the General category 10.71% 20.00% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £27,250 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

General Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 55 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 28.14% 27.09% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Retail
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Worcestershire region.

Retail Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Retail
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Redditch +6 4 - -
Bromsgrove - 1 £33,000 -
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 19 (55.88%) W3C
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
1 19 (55.88%) CSS
1 19 (55.88%) jQuery
1 19 (55.88%) Web Accessibility
1 19 (55.88%) HTML5
1 19 (55.88%) CSS3
1 19 (55.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
4 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 11 (32.35%) MySQL
4 11 (32.35%) PHP5
5 9 (26.47%) InterSystems Cache
5 9 (26.47%) IVR
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
5 9 (26.47%) OOP
5 9 (26.47%) VB
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) Delphi
5 9 (26.47%) Internet
5 9 (26.47%) MUMPS
6 8 (23.53%) User Experience
7 5 (14.71%) Logistics
8 3 (8.82%) Finance
8 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (8.82%) Service Management
8 3 (8.82%) Cognos

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) MySQL
3 9 (26.47%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Web Developer
2 11 (32.35%) PHP Developer
2 11 (32.35%) PHP Web Developer
2 11 (32.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Junior
4 8 (23.53%) Junior Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
1 19 (55.88%) CSS
1 19 (55.88%) jQuery
1 19 (55.88%) HTML5
1 19 (55.88%) CSS3
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) WSDL
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) W3C
2 9 (26.47%) IVR
3 8 (23.53%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Web Accessibility
1 19 (55.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (26.47%) OOP
3 5 (14.71%) Logistics
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) RAD
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) PHP5
3 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 9 (26.47%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) Delphi
4 9 (26.47%) VB
4 9 (26.47%) MUMPS
5 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Cognos
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft