Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Retail 78 93 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.20% 10.19% 9.82%
As % of the General category 36.62% 25.91% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 88
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -16.67%
10th Percentile £16,645 £26,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% - -

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 213 359 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.84% 39.32% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 169 250 219
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +4.11% -8.75%
10th Percentile £19,750 £25,675 £19,750
90th Percentile £54,500 £60,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +22 38 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Tamworth -5 15 £50,000 +26.58% 8
Stafford +2 6 £27,500 -19.12%
Cannock - 4 £37,500 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent -7 3 - - 5
Leek - 1 £43,500 -
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 23 (29.49%) Degree
5 23 (29.49%) QA
6 22 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 20 (25.64%) Marketing
9 18 (23.08%) C#
9 18 (23.08%) .NET
9 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 18 (23.08%) Games
10 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
10 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (16.67%) Open Source
11 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (16.67%) HND
11 13 (16.67%) Scrum
11 13 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (16.67%) DevOps
11 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (15.38%) Mobile Games
12 12 (15.38%) Java

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 3 (3.85%) WordPress
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 6 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.85%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (3.85%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Boomi
2 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) Power BI
4 3 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
1 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (7.69%) JIRA
3 6 (7.69%) JUnit
3 6 (7.69%) Selenium
4 4 (5.13%) Appium
4 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.13%) TestRail
General
1 20 (25.64%) Marketing
2 18 (23.08%) Games
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
4 5 (6.41%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.13%) Architect
5 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Product Manager
6 3 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) IT Director
6 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) .NET
1 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 9 (11.54%) Spring
3 6 (7.69%) EDI
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.13%) HTML
5 4 (5.13%) HTML5
5 4 (5.13%) JSON
5 4 (5.13%) Node.js
5 4 (5.13%) Pixi.js
6 3 (3.85%) Ajax
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.85%) DirectX
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (3.85%) STL
6 3 (3.85%) WinForms
7 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (15.38%) Mobile Games
3 6 (7.69%) Life Science
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) CCTV
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 13 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (16.67%) DevOps
4 13 (16.67%) Open Source
4 13 (16.67%) Scrum
4 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.54%) Decision-Making
7 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.69%) Commercial Awareness
8 6 (7.69%) ERP
8 6 (7.69%) Matrix Management
9 5 (6.41%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (6.41%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (6.41%) Economics
9 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
9 5 (6.41%) Operations Research
9 5 (6.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.08%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) Java
5 7 (8.97%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) Java 8
7 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.13%) ES6
8 4 (5.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.56%) Delphi
11 1 (1.28%) AWK
11 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Degree
2 13 (16.67%) HND
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.49%) QA
2 10 (12.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.28%) NCSC
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
3 5 (6.41%) Cognos
3 5 (6.41%) Tableau
4 3 (3.85%) Dell
4 3 (3.85%) hybris
4 3 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) RedPrairie
5 2 (2.56%) DevExpress