Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 51 46
Rank change year-on-year +40 -5 +37
Permanent jobs citing Retail 117 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.80% 4.37% 4.64%
As % of the General category 32.14% 14.97% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 37 53
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +19.05% -21.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £25,300
90th Percentile £55,050 £52,500 £48,200
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.05% -3.33% +5.88%

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 364 314 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.61% 29.21% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 286 223 325
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,250 £59,567 £54,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Stafford +18 35 £27,500 -23.61%
Tamworth 0 24 £39,900 -18.15% 4
Stoke-on-Trent +32 17 £36,500 -5.81% 6
Lichfield +22 12 £50,000 +38.89%
Burton-upon-Trent +8 7 £37,500 +74.42% 1
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 46 (39.32%) E-Commerce
2 32 (27.35%) Automotive
3 31 (26.50%) Marketing
4 30 (25.64%) Magento
4 30 (25.64%) Electronics
5 27 (23.08%) SQL
6 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
7 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
8 21 (17.95%) Degree
9 20 (17.09%) PHP
10 19 (16.24%) Apple
11 18 (15.38%) HTML
11 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 18 (15.38%) Google
12 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (14.53%) Analytics
13 16 (13.68%) jQuery
13 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (12.82%) CSS
14 15 (12.82%) CRM
14 15 (12.82%) AdWords
15 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (11.97%) MySQL
16 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
16 13 (11.11%) Windows
17 12 (10.26%) C#
17 12 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
17 12 (10.26%) Data Structures
18 11 (9.40%) Mentoring

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 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 9 (7.69%) WordPress
2 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.13%) SAS
4 5 (4.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (25.64%) Magento
2 12 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.71%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.82%) AdWords
3 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.55%) Google Analytics
5 8 (6.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (5.98%) Office 365
7 6 (5.13%) SaaS
8 5 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.56%) PaaS
10 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) DNS
2 5 (4.27%) Firewall
2 5 (4.27%) SSH
2 5 (4.27%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) MySQL
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.13%) BigQuery
4 6 (5.13%) Bigtable
4 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) DTS
8 1 (0.85%) MS Access
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.71%) Grunt
3 2 (1.71%) gulp
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (27.35%) Automotive
2 31 (26.50%) Marketing
3 30 (25.64%) Electronics
4 9 (7.69%) Finance
5 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.13%) Advertising
7 3 (2.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) Analyst
3 19 (16.24%) PHP Developer
4 15 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Junior
5 14 (11.97%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.40%) Magento Developer
6 11 (9.40%) MySQL Developer
6 11 (9.40%) PHP Magento Developer
6 11 (9.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 9 (7.69%) Administrator
8 9 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.84%) IT Services Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Service Manager
10 7 (5.98%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.38%) HTML
2 16 (13.68%) jQuery
3 15 (12.82%) CSS
4 10 (8.55%) .NET
5 8 (6.84%) Ajax
6 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.56%) SOAP
7 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.71%) HTML5
7 2 (1.71%) RESTful
7 2 (1.71%) Sass
7 2 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.71%) WCF
7 2 (1.71%) Web Services
7 2 (1.71%) WPF
7 2 (1.71%) XHTML
7 2 (1.71%) XML
7 2 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.84%) Fintech
3 7 (5.98%) Blog
3 7 (5.98%) Social Media
4 6 (5.13%) Clustering
5 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.27%) User Experience
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.85%) EPoS
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.98%) Unix
4 5 (4.27%) CentOS
4 5 (4.27%) Linux
4 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (39.32%) E-Commerce
2 17 (14.53%) Analytics
3 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) CRM
5 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
7 10 (8.55%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (8.55%) Microservices
7 10 (8.55%) Pay per click
7 10 (8.55%) Project Management
8 9 (7.69%) ITIL
8 9 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 8 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.98%) Content Marketing
10 7 (5.98%) Content Marketing Strategy
10 7 (5.98%) Marketing Strategy
10 7 (5.98%) SEO
11 6 (5.13%) ERP
11 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.09%) PHP
4 12 (10.26%) C#
5 9 (7.69%) Java
6 7 (5.98%) Python
7 6 (5.13%) Go
7 6 (5.13%) PHP 5
8 4 (3.42%) C
8 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.56%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.71%) XPath
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (2.56%) ISEB
2 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.71%) PMP
4 1 (0.85%) AAT
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 9 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Docker
2 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.27%) Squid
2 5 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) Apple
3 18 (15.38%) Google
4 9 (7.69%) hybris
5 6 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.13%) DoubleClick
5 6 (5.13%) Tableau
6 5 (4.27%) BT
6 5 (4.27%) Twitter
7 3 (2.56%) Facebook
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) webMethods