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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 13 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.13% 4.96% 0.38%
As % of the General category 19.40% 17.65% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £30,000 £20,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% -17.00%
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
67 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 31.60% 28.10% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 88
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 December 2014. 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 +10 12 £30,000 +57.89%
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (55.26%) HTML
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
1 21 (55.26%) CSS
1 21 (55.26%) jQuery
1 21 (55.26%) HTML5
1 21 (55.26%) CSS3
2 19 (50.00%) W3C
2 19 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 19 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) PHP
4 13 (34.21%) MySQL
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
4 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
4 13 (34.21%) PHP5
5 10 (26.32%) C#
5 10 (26.32%) Delphi
5 10 (26.32%) VB
5 10 (26.32%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) OOP
5 10 (26.32%) MUMPS
5 10 (26.32%) Internet
5 10 (26.32%) IVR
5 10 (26.32%) InterSystems Cache
6 8 (21.05%) User Experience
7 5 (13.16%) Logistics
8 3 (7.89%) Java
8 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 3 (7.89%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) RAD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) PHP Developer
2 13 (34.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 11 (28.95%) PHP Web Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Web Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Junior
5 8 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Insight Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Mining Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
1 21 (55.26%) CSS
1 21 (55.26%) jQuery
1 21 (55.26%) HTML5
1 21 (55.26%) CSS3
2 3 (7.89%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.89%) Spring
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) WSDL
3 2 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) W3C
2 10 (26.32%) IVR
3 8 (21.05%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 19 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (26.32%) OOP
3 5 (13.16%) Logistics
4 3 (7.89%) RAD
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.26%) Pay per click
5 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) System Testing
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Security Management
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) PHP5
3 13 (34.21%) PHP
4 10 (26.32%) C#
4 10 (26.32%) Delphi
4 10 (26.32%) MUMPS
4 10 (26.32%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Cognos
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) Google