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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.86% 15.79% 19.17%
As % of the General category 50.00% 29.51% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Median salary £53,750 £80,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.81% +77.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £36,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.48% +3.61%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10 61 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 35.71% 53.51% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 47 35
Median salary £52,500 £63,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +37.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Retail as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 2 (25.00%) hybris
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) ATG
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Demandware
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Multichannel Retail
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Commerce Server

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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Commerce Server
2 1 (12.50%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Client Relationship Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Client Services Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Multichannel Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ATG
1 2 (25.00%) Demandware
1 2 (25.00%) hybris
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore