The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.56% 18.18% 7.25%
As % of the General category 5.88% 34.78% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -21.86%  
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 West Lothian with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17 23 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 43.59% 52.27% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 15
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Retail
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Retail in West Lothian

Retail
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Lothian 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
Bathgate -2 1 £44,000 -
Retail
Scotland

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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET