Period
to 23 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 32 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 93 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.43% 6.95% 6.07%
As % of the General category 30.59% 23.02% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 53 65
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -15.66% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,600 £44,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% -4.55%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 304 278 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.08% 30.18% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 225 189 305
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £20,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Tamworth -4 26 £48,500 +32.88% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +20 15 £37,250 -3.87% 5
Lichfield - 14 £50,000 - 1
Stafford +1 8 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -6 8 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 32 (34.41%) E-Commerce
2 23 (24.73%) CRM
3 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (21.51%) SQL
5 17 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
6 16 (17.20%) Google
6 16 (17.20%) Finance
7 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
8 14 (15.05%) PHP
8 14 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (13.98%) C#
9 13 (13.98%) HTML
9 13 (13.98%) CSS
9 13 (13.98%) ERP
9 13 (13.98%) Supplier Management
10 12 (12.90%) Degree
10 12 (12.90%) Scrum
10 12 (12.90%) SLA
10 12 (12.90%) .NET
11 11 (11.83%) Java
11 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.83%) Windows
11 11 (11.83%) Project Management
11 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.83%) Automotive
11 11 (11.83%) Marketing
11 11 (11.83%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 10 (10.75%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.38%) Confluence
3 5 (5.38%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) SAS
4 2 (2.15%) WordPress
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (10.75%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (8.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (8.60%) Magento
3 8 (8.60%) NetSuite
4 5 (5.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (9.68%) SaaS
5 7 (7.53%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (6.45%) AdWords
6 6 (6.45%) Google Analytics
6 6 (6.45%) Office 365
7 5 (5.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.15%) Fastly
8 2 (2.15%) Stackdriver
9 1 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) DNS
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) SSH
2 5 (5.38%) SSL
2 5 (5.38%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Telnet
3 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (10.75%) BigQuery
2 10 (10.75%) Bigtable
2 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.45%) Redis
4 5 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.08%) DTS
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) Power BI
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.45%) JIRA
3 3 (3.23%) Grunt
3 3 (3.23%) gulp
3 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Automotive
2 11 (11.83%) Marketing
3 8 (8.60%) Electronics
3 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.30%) Advertising
5 3 (3.23%) Billing
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Developer
2 24 (25.81%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Administrator
4 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) IT Manager
5 9 (9.68%) Backend Developer
5 9 (9.68%) IT Services Manager
5 9 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Service Desk Manager
5 9 (9.68%) Service Manager
6 8 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Cloud Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) CSS
1 13 (13.98%) HTML
2 12 (12.90%) .NET
3 9 (9.68%) jQuery
4 6 (6.45%) Memcached
4 6 (6.45%) TensorFlow
5 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (4.30%) Web Services
7 3 (3.23%) Ajax
7 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.23%) RESTful
7 3 (3.23%) Sass
7 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.23%) WCF
7 3 (3.23%) XHTML
7 3 (3.23%) XML
7 3 (3.23%) XSLT
8 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.68%) User Experience
2 8 (8.60%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.38%) Fintech
3 5 (5.38%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) EPoS
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) EFT
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
1 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.38%) CentOS
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
2 5 (5.38%) Unix
2 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) E-Commerce
2 23 (24.73%) CRM
3 14 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.98%) ERP
4 13 (13.98%) Supplier Management
5 12 (12.90%) Scrum
6 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (11.83%) Microservices
6 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.83%) Project Management
7 10 (10.75%) Integration Testing
7 10 (10.75%) ITIL
7 10 (10.75%) Open Source
7 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.60%) Analytics
9 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.05%) PHP
3 13 (13.98%) C#
4 11 (11.83%) Java
5 10 (10.75%) Go
5 10 (10.75%) Java 8
5 10 (10.75%) PHP 5
5 10 (10.75%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.23%) XPath
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) VB
8 2 (2.15%) VBA
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.08%) AAT
3 1 (1.08%) ACCA
3 1 (1.08%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.38%) Squid
2 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Google
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.75%) Apple
3 10 (10.75%) Atlassian
4 9 (9.68%) JD Edwards
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
5 8 (8.60%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (7.53%) hybris
6 7 (7.53%) SAP
7 6 (6.45%) DoubleClick
7 6 (6.45%) Epicor
7 6 (6.45%) Infor
8 5 (5.38%) BT
8 5 (5.38%) Twitter
9 2 (2.15%) Tableau
10 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.08%) Sage
10 1 (1.08%) webMethods