Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1223 1762 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.97% 9.85% 7.78%
As % of the General category 21.38% 25.89% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1293 1160
Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 5720 6806 7175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.28% 38.06% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4475 5150 5654
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +1.22%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -4 791 £40,000 -4.76% 47
East Midlands -12 420 £45,000 - 47
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 375 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (25.02%) Finance
3 272 (22.24%) SQL
4 252 (20.61%) JavaScript
5 240 (19.62%) E-Commerce
6 234 (19.13%) HTML
7 220 (17.99%) CSS
8 213 (17.42%) Microsoft
9 207 (16.93%) .NET
10 172 (14.06%) C#
11 152 (12.43%) Marketing
12 141 (11.53%) Scrum
13 140 (11.45%) MySQL
14 139 (11.37%) PHP
14 139 (11.37%) jQuery
15 136 (11.12%) SQL Server
16 130 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
17 122 (9.98%) Java
18 117 (9.57%) Project Management
19 116 (9.48%) Manufacturing
20 112 (9.16%) Windows
21 104 (8.50%) HTML5
22 101 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
23 98 (8.01%) MVC
24 95 (7.77%) C
25 93 (7.60%) Banking
25 93 (7.60%) Git (software)
26 92 (7.52%) Mentoring
27 90 (7.36%) Oracle
27 90 (7.36%) Business Intelligence

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 36 (2.94%) CMS
2 23 (1.88%) WordPress
3 19 (1.55%) JBoss
4 16 (1.31%) SAS
5 15 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.06%) Apache
7 12 (0.98%) nginx
7 12 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.49%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.49%) IIS
9 6 (0.49%) Jetty
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.41%) Confluence
10 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.41%) Gentran
10 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 33 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.33%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.33%) InDesign
6 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.082%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 48 (3.92%) Magento
2 36 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.06%) SAP MM
4 11 (0.90%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.90%) SAP FI
4 11 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (0.90%) SAP Retail
5 9 (0.74%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.33%) SAP EWM
8 4 (0.33%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.33%) SAP QM
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.25%) PlanetPress Connect
9 3 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.25%) SAP PP
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.29%) SaaS
4 16 (1.31%) Office 365
5 15 (1.23%) Google Play
6 11 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.82%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.74%) AdWords
9 5 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.41%) IaaS
10 4 (0.33%) PaaS
10 4 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 2 (0.16%) Serverless
12 2 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.94%) Firewall
2 28 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.21%) WAN
4 22 (1.80%) DNS
4 22 (1.80%) LAN
5 20 (1.64%) DHCP
6 18 (1.47%) ATM
7 16 (1.31%) RFID
8 14 (1.14%) Network Security
9 13 (1.06%) SMS
10 12 (0.98%) VPN
11 11 (0.90%) VoIP
11 11 (0.90%) Wireless
12 10 (0.82%) SSH
12 10 (0.82%) WLAN
13 9 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.65%) IPsec
15 7 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (11.45%) MySQL
2 136 (11.12%) SQL Server
3 67 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 36 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.53%) Big Data
9 29 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 29 (2.37%) Power BI
10 26 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.80%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.64%) QlikView
14 18 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
17 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (1.06%) DB2
19 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 93 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 39 (3.19%) JIRA
3 33 (2.70%) Selenium
3 33 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 24 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 17 (1.39%) Android Studio
6 17 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 17 (1.39%) JUnit
6 17 (1.39%) Xcode
7 15 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.14%) eCATT
8 14 (1.14%) LSMW
9 13 (1.06%) JBehave
10 11 (0.90%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.82%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.65%) JMeter
12 8 (0.65%) JSUnit
12 8 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 306 (25.02%) Finance
2 152 (12.43%) Marketing
3 116 (9.48%) Manufacturing
4 93 (7.60%) Banking
5 88 (7.20%) Automotive
6 78 (6.38%) Electronics
7 42 (3.43%) Publishing
8 41 (3.35%) Advertising
9 36 (2.94%) Telecoms
10 33 (2.70%) Legal
11 31 (2.53%) Games
12 28 (2.29%) Billing
13 23 (1.88%) Investment Banking
14 14 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.65%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.57%) Back Office
16 7 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (0.49%) French Language
17 6 (0.49%) German Language
18 5 (0.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 385 (31.48%) Developer
2 222 (18.15%) Analyst
3 99 (8.09%) Business Analyst
4 96 (7.85%) PHP Developer
5 93 (7.60%) .NET Developer
6 89 (7.28%) Project Manager
7 88 (7.20%) Consultant
8 81 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 58 (4.74%) MySQL Developer
9 58 (4.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 56 (4.58%) Architect
11 53 (4.33%) C# Developer
11 53 (4.33%) HTML Developer
12 50 (4.09%) HTML CSS Developer
13 47 (3.84%) SQL Developer
13 47 (3.84%) Web Developer
14 46 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 43 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
16 42 (3.43%) Junior
16 42 (3.43%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (19.13%) HTML
2 220 (17.99%) CSS
3 207 (16.93%) .NET
4 139 (11.37%) jQuery
5 104 (8.50%) HTML5
6 81 (6.62%) ASP.NET
7 71 (5.81%) AngularJS
8 55 (4.50%) CSS3
9 44 (3.60%) XML
10 41 (3.35%) REST
11 34 (2.78%) Web Services
12 33 (2.70%) .NET Framework
13 29 (2.37%) Spring
14 28 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (2.04%) RESTful
16 24 (1.96%) JSON
17 22 (1.80%) Backbone.js
18 21 (1.72%) Node.js
19 20 (1.64%) React
20 19 (1.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 130 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 52 (4.25%) User Experience
4 48 (3.92%) EPoS
5 44 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 41 (3.35%) Social Media
7 37 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (2.45%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.88%) Computer Science
12 21 (1.72%) Fintech
13 18 (1.47%) FMCG
14 15 (1.23%) Blog
14 15 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
15 14 (1.14%) LIMS
16 13 (1.06%) NHS
17 11 (0.90%) Smart Meter
18 10 (0.82%) Clustering
18 10 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 112 (9.16%) Windows
2 85 (6.95%) Linux
3 61 (4.99%) Android
4 48 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.72%) Unix
7 12 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.49%) Debian
11 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.082%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (19.62%) E-Commerce
3 141 (11.53%) Scrum
4 117 (9.57%) Project Management
5 101 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 98 (8.01%) MVC
7 92 (7.52%) Mentoring
8 90 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
9 89 (7.28%) Web Development
10 77 (6.30%) TDD
11 66 (5.40%) Customer Requirements
11 66 (5.40%) DevOps
12 65 (5.31%) SDLC
13 63 (5.15%) Analytics
13 63 (5.15%) Test Automation
14 62 (5.07%) OO
15 61 (4.99%) ITIL
16 59 (4.82%) PRINCE2
17 52 (4.25%) Logistics
17 52 (4.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 272 (22.24%) SQL
2 252 (20.61%) JavaScript
3 172 (14.06%) C#
4 139 (11.37%) PHP
5 122 (9.98%) Java
6 95 (7.77%) C
7 53 (4.33%) T-SQL
8 50 (4.09%) VB.NET
9 30 (2.45%) Ruby
10 25 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 23 (1.88%) ABAP
12 20 (1.64%) Python
13 16 (1.31%) Objective-C
14 15 (1.23%) VB
15 14 (1.14%) Scala
15 14 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.14%) VB6
16 13 (1.06%) Delphi
16 13 (1.06%) MUMPS
16 13 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (7.28%) Degree
2 28 (2.29%) ISEB
3 22 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.39%) CISSP
6 16 (1.31%) APMP
7 13 (1.06%) CCNA
8 12 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.82%) CCNP
9 10 (0.82%) CISM
9 10 (0.82%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.49%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.41%) CISA
13 4 (0.33%) HNC
14 3 (0.25%) HND
14 3 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.23%) QA
2 21 (1.72%) PMO
3 19 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.06%) SLA
5 12 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (0.65%) BS25999
8 6 (0.49%) COBIT
9 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.25%) GDPR
11 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.082%) NIST 800
System Software
1 30 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.04%) Docker
3 17 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.65%) vSphere
6 7 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.49%) KVM
7 6 (0.49%) pfSense
7 6 (0.49%) Samba
7 6 (0.49%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.33%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.25%) XenServer
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (1.64%) Ansible
2 15 (1.23%) Puppet
3 11 (0.90%) Marathon
4 8 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.57%) SCCM
6 6 (0.49%) Salt
6 6 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.41%) Terraform
8 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.082%) Kibana
10 1 (0.082%) QRadar
10 1 (0.082%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.082%) vRealize
Vendors
1 213 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.36%) Oracle
3 89 (7.28%) SAP
4 41 (3.35%) Google
5 32 (2.62%) Tableau
6 28 (2.29%) Apple
6 28 (2.29%) Cisco
7 25 (2.04%) hybris
8 21 (1.72%) VMware
9 14 (1.14%) Adobe
9 14 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.82%) IBM
11 9 (0.74%) ATG
11 9 (0.74%) Citrix
12 8 (0.65%) Cognizant
12 8 (0.65%) Dynatrace
12 8 (0.65%) SOTI
13 7 (0.57%) LANDesk
13 7 (0.57%) NetApp
14 6 (0.49%) Nintex