Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 25 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,076 1,236 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.37% 8.06% 8.02%
As % of the General category 19.46% 21.77% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 875 928 1,128
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,225 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,530 5,677 6,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.90% 37.01% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,292 4,442 5,156
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,875
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -5 608 £40,000 - 66
East Midlands -4 476 £42,500 +6.25% 73
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 297 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (24.54%) Finance
3 260 (24.16%) SQL
4 217 (20.17%) Microsoft
5 193 (17.94%) JavaScript
6 186 (17.29%) SQL Server
7 165 (15.33%) E-Commerce
8 162 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
9 161 (14.96%) .NET
10 159 (14.78%) Manufacturing
11 147 (13.66%) HTML
12 145 (13.48%) C#
13 142 (13.20%) CSS
14 141 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
15 134 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
16 122 (11.34%) Windows
17 120 (11.15%) Scrum
18 119 (11.06%) SAP
19 115 (10.69%) Java
20 106 (9.85%) Project Management
21 99 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
22 93 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
23 92 (8.55%) ERP
24 91 (8.46%) CRM
25 90 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
25 90 (8.36%) Oracle
26 89 (8.27%) Degree
27 88 (8.18%) Business Analysis
28 87 (8.09%) Marketing
29 81 (7.53%) Analytics

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 25 (2.32%) MS Exchange
2 24 (2.23%) WordPress
3 16 (1.49%) IIS
4 13 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.93%) JBoss
7 9 (0.84%) CMS
8 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.65%) Confluence
9 7 (0.65%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.65%) SAS
9 7 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.28%) DNN
12 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 51 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.46%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.19%) InVision
8 2 (0.19%) Revit
9 1 (0.093%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.093%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (1.77%) Magento
5 15 (1.39%) NetSuite
6 11 (1.02%) SAP QM
7 9 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.65%) SAP SCM
9 6 (0.56%) SAP APO
9 6 (0.56%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.56%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.46%) SAP EWM
10 5 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
10 5 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.37%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.37%) SAP Retail
12 3 (0.28%) Sage 1000
12 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 99 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (3.25%) SaaS
4 22 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.95%) Google Analytics
6 20 (1.86%) Office 365
7 12 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.02%) IaaS
8 11 (1.02%) PaaS
9 10 (0.93%) AdWords
10 9 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.56%) Firebase
12 5 (0.46%) Fastly
12 5 (0.46%) Stackdriver
13 4 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.28%) G Suite
15 2 (0.19%) MailChimp
15 2 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.65%) Firewall
2 37 (3.44%) WAN
3 36 (3.35%) LAN
4 30 (2.79%) Wireless
5 25 (2.32%) DNS
6 17 (1.58%) SAN
7 16 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (1.30%) WLAN
9 11 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (1.02%) DHCP
9 11 (1.02%) VoIP
10 10 (0.93%) Internet
10 10 (0.93%) MPLS
11 8 (0.74%) OSPF
11 8 (0.74%) VPN
12 6 (0.56%) RFID
12 6 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (4.46%) MongoDB
7 43 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 37 (3.44%) Big Data
9 36 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (2.79%) Relational Database
11 29 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (2.23%) MySQL
14 20 (1.86%) Power BI
15 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (1.21%) BigQuery
16 13 (1.21%) Oracle Database
17 12 (1.12%) Bigtable
17 12 (1.12%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 80 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 32 (2.97%) JIRA
3 26 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.95%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.67%) Selenium
8 16 (1.49%) JBehave
9 14 (1.30%) JUnit
10 11 (1.02%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.93%) eCATT
11 10 (0.93%) LSMW
12 9 (0.84%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.65%) Subversion
14 6 (0.56%) Android Studio
14 6 (0.56%) git-flow
14 6 (0.56%) gulp
14 6 (0.56%) Xcode
15 5 (0.46%) Robot Framework
16 4 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 264 (24.54%) Finance
2 159 (14.78%) Manufacturing
3 87 (8.09%) Marketing
4 69 (6.41%) Publishing
5 48 (4.46%) Advertising
6 47 (4.37%) Automotive
7 37 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 35 (3.25%) Banking
9 27 (2.51%) Legal
10 19 (1.77%) Back Office
11 17 (1.58%) Games
12 14 (1.30%) Billing
13 9 (0.84%) Electronics
14 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.46%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
15 4 (0.37%) Front Office
15 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (25.28%) Developer
2 172 (15.99%) Analyst
3 89 (8.27%) Consultant
4 79 (7.34%) Project Manager
5 73 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 72 (6.69%) Architect
7 70 (6.51%) Business Analyst
8 60 (5.58%) IT Manager
9 51 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 47 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 44 (4.09%) SAP Consultant
12 43 (4.00%) Software Developer
13 42 (3.90%) Support Analyst
14 41 (3.81%) C# Developer
15 36 (3.35%) Administrator
15 36 (3.35%) Applications Support
16 35 (3.25%) Java Developer
17 31 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
18 29 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 28 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (14.96%) .NET
2 147 (13.66%) HTML
3 142 (13.20%) CSS
4 79 (7.34%) ASP.NET
5 58 (5.39%) jQuery
6 52 (4.83%) RESTful
7 48 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 38 (3.53%) HTML5
8 38 (3.53%) Node.js
9 37 (3.44%) React
10 34 (3.16%) Spring
11 33 (3.07%) Hibernate
12 30 (2.79%) Web Services
13 26 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (2.23%) XML
15 22 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (1.67%) CSS3
16 18 (1.67%) Sass
17 16 (1.49%) .NET Framework
17 16 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
3 62 (5.76%) NHS
4 56 (5.20%) EPoS
4 56 (5.20%) User Experience
5 38 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (3.25%) Data Centre
8 27 (2.51%) FMCG
9 24 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 23 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (2.04%) Social Media
12 21 (1.95%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.67%) Smart Meter
14 16 (1.49%) Computer Science
14 16 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (1.21%) Clustering
16 10 (0.93%) LIMS
17 9 (0.84%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.84%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 122 (11.34%) Windows
2 75 (6.97%) Linux
3 54 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.14%) Android
5 22 (2.04%) Unix
6 18 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.93%) SUSE
10 10 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.37%) AIX
14 4 (0.37%) CentOS
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (15.33%) E-Commerce
3 162 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
4 141 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
5 120 (11.15%) Scrum
6 106 (9.85%) Project Management
7 92 (8.55%) ERP
8 91 (8.46%) CRM
9 88 (8.18%) Business Analysis
10 81 (7.53%) Analytics
11 79 (7.34%) ITIL
12 75 (6.97%) Test Automation
13 73 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 73 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (6.60%) Mentoring
15 63 (5.86%) Web Development
16 61 (5.67%) Logistics
16 61 (5.67%) MVC
17 60 (5.58%) TDD
18 53 (4.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 260 (24.16%) SQL
2 193 (17.94%) JavaScript
3 145 (13.48%) C#
4 115 (10.69%) Java
5 60 (5.58%) PHP
6 54 (5.02%) Python
7 46 (4.28%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.51%) Java 8
10 26 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.32%) ABAP
12 24 (2.23%) VB.NET
13 22 (2.04%) C
14 19 (1.77%) Ruby
14 19 (1.77%) Scala
15 15 (1.39%) Go
15 15 (1.39%) X++
16 14 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.21%) Groovy
18 12 (1.12%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 89 (8.27%) Degree
2 35 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (2.14%) CCNA
5 22 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.86%) CCNP
7 17 (1.58%) ISEB
8 16 (1.49%) MCSE
9 14 (1.30%) APMP
10 13 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.21%) MCSA
11 11 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
12 9 (0.84%) MCDBA
13 8 (0.74%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.46%) ACCA
14 5 (0.46%) CIMA
15 4 (0.37%) CCDP
15 4 (0.37%) OCP
15 4 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
16 3 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.65%) PMO
2 48 (4.46%) SLA
3 30 (2.79%) QA
4 15 (1.39%) GDPR
5 12 (1.12%) COBIT
6 11 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.19%) GCP
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.093%) GxP
System Software
1 66 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.74%) Docker
3 22 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.12%) XenApp
6 6 (0.56%) Squid
6 6 (0.56%) vSphere
7 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.28%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.093%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (2.60%) Marathon
2 22 (2.04%) Puppet
3 20 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.86%) SCCM
4 18 (1.67%) SCOM
5 17 (1.58%) SCOrch
6 11 (1.02%) Terraform
7 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (0.56%) Ansible
9 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.37%) Rancher
11 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.19%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 217 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 119 (11.06%) SAP
3 90 (8.36%) Oracle
4 66 (6.13%) Google
5 35 (3.25%) VMware
6 33 (3.07%) Cisco
7 28 (2.60%) HP
8 26 (2.42%) hybris
9 20 (1.86%) Twitter
10 19 (1.77%) Tableau
11 18 (1.67%) Citrix
11 18 (1.67%) JD Edwards
12 15 (1.39%) Dell
12 15 (1.39%) Epicor
12 15 (1.39%) Sage
13 13 (1.21%) Adobe
13 13 (1.21%) BT
13 13 (1.21%) IBM
13 13 (1.21%) Infor
13 13 (1.21%) Salesforce.com