Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Retailing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 49 37
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12 +39
Permanent jobs citing Retail 111 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.14% 5.18% 6.79%
As % of the General category 27.07% 19.81% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 111 48 74
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.33% -6.11% -5.26%

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 410 323 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.74% 26.13% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 314 245 314
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.53% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,375 £57,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Stafford +20 49 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +31 25 £33,750 +3.85% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +20 16 £37,500 -1.32%
Tamworth -17 7 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Lichfield -3 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 50 (45.05%) E-Commerce
2 42 (37.84%) Electronics
3 40 (36.04%) Automotive
3 40 (36.04%) Magento
4 38 (34.23%) Marketing
5 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.93%) MySQL
7 30 (27.03%) Mentoring
8 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
8 28 (25.23%) PHP
9 27 (24.32%) Apple
10 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
10 25 (22.52%) SQL
10 25 (22.52%) jQuery
10 25 (22.52%) Data Structures
11 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (16.22%) Degree
13 16 (14.41%) HTML
13 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (13.51%) CRM
15 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.61%) Tableau
16 12 (10.81%) Finance
16 12 (10.81%) Analytics
17 11 (9.91%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (9.91%) Pay per click
17 11 (9.91%) .NET
17 11 (9.91%) C#
18 10 (9.01%) SEO
18 10 (9.01%) SaaS

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 9 (8.11%) SAS
1 9 (8.11%) WordPress
2 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Magento
2 6 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) SaaS
2 9 (8.11%) AdWords
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.60%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.70%) Office 365
6 2 (1.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Firewall
1 1 (0.90%) HTTP
1 1 (0.90%) SMS
1 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) MySQL
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.90%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) TestRail
4 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.90%) NUnit
4 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (37.84%) Electronics
2 40 (36.04%) Automotive
3 38 (34.23%) Marketing
4 12 (10.81%) Finance
5 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Developer
2 28 (25.23%) PHP Developer
3 25 (22.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 25 (22.52%) Magento Developer
3 25 (22.52%) MySQL Developer
3 25 (22.52%) PHP Magento Developer
3 25 (22.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 20 (18.02%) Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (11.71%) Junior
6 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
7 10 (9.01%) CRM Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Insight Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce Manager
10 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 7 (6.31%) Junior Project Manager
10 7 (6.31%) SEO Specialist
11 6 (5.41%) Graduate PHP Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) jQuery
2 16 (14.41%) HTML
3 11 (9.91%) .NET
4 8 (7.21%) CSS
5 7 (6.31%) Angular 2
5 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.31%) HTML5
5 7 (6.31%) WPF
6 6 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.80%) XML
8 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.90%) REST
8 1 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Data Structures
2 10 (9.01%) Social Media
3 8 (7.21%) Blog
3 8 (7.21%) Fintech
4 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) E-Commerce
2 30 (27.03%) Mentoring
3 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.51%) CRM
5 12 (10.81%) Analytics
6 11 (9.91%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (9.91%) Pay per click
7 10 (9.01%) SEO
8 9 (8.11%) Data Extraction
8 9 (8.11%) Microservices
9 8 (7.21%) Content Marketing
9 8 (7.21%) Content Marketing Strategy
9 8 (7.21%) Marketing Strategy
9 8 (7.21%) SDLC
9 8 (7.21%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.31%) Business Development
10 7 (6.31%) TDD
11 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 28 (25.23%) PHP
3 25 (22.52%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) C#
5 9 (8.11%) C
6 4 (3.60%) Java
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) Go
8 1 (0.90%) Perl
8 1 (0.90%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) R
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) ISEB
3 6 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.80%) PMP
5 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCTS
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
2 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.80%) Terraform
3 1 (0.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Apple
2 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.61%) Tableau
4 7 (6.31%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) Facebook
6 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.80%) hybris
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.90%) Twitter
7 1 (0.90%) VMware