The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.21% 5.96% 10.14%
As % of the General category 13.11% 26.47% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 61 34 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 32.11% 22.52% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 23
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Retail
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Retail in Northern Ireland

Retail
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Northern Ireland

Retail
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Down - 4 £45,000 -
County Antrim -11 2 £46,250 +85.00%
Newry - 2 - -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Retail.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
1 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.00%) SAS
6 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (12.00%) hybris
7 3 (12.00%) R
7 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Demandware
7 3 (12.00%) Big Data
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) User Stories

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (16.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
1 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Principal Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Principal Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Commercial Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Commercial Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Head of IT
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) EPoS Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) Spring
1 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (28.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) EPoS
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (28.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (12.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Physics
3 3 (12.00%) Statistics
3 3 (12.00%) User Stories
3 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Product Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.00%) R
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) ATG
2 3 (12.00%) Demandware
2 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft