Retail Jobs in the West Midlands

Retailing
England > West Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Retail over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 23 79 57
Rank change year-on-year +56 -22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 559 234 366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.52% 4.05% 4.69%
As % of the General category 11.85% 5.36% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 271 128 262
10th Percentile £25,750 £35,500 £33,800
25th Percentile £29,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £54,000 £52,200
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +3.45% +12.81%
75th Percentile £62,287 £65,000 £72,188
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £59,763 £58,135
% change year-on-year -20.52% +2.80% +1.10%

All General Skills
West Midlands

Retail falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,719 4,362 4,971
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 55.05% 75.48% 63.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,088 2,208 3,019
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £29,950
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the West Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Retail in the West Midlands

Retail
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Retail in the West Midlands

Retail
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Warwickshire +52 139 £26,500 -47.00% 17
Birmingham +18 115 £55,000 -4.35% 58
Staffordshire +20 106 £46,000 -3.16% 25
Solihull +29 38 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Worcestershire -3 31 £40,072 -11.95% 10
Coventry +43 28 £26,500 -51.82% 11
Shropshire +2 16 £33,750 -25.41% 5
Walsall +20 15 £31,750 -33.16% 5
Herefordshire +4 8 £27,500 -38.89%
Wolverhampton -2 4 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 - -
Smethwick - 3 £28,000 - 1
Tipton - 2 £14,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 - - 1
Wednesbury - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - - 1
Willenhall - 1 - -
Bilston - 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Rowley Regis - 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.68%) Confluence
2 14 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Exchange
5 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.36%) CMS
5 2 (0.36%) WordPress
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 108 (19.32%) Microsoft Office
2 97 (17.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.25%) Trello
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.36%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Sketch
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.54%) Shopify
4 2 (0.36%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.36%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 71 (12.70%) Azure
2 42 (7.51%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (6.26%) AWS
4 30 (5.37%) Power Platform
5 24 (4.29%) SaaS
6 11 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.79%) Entra ID
8 9 (1.61%) GCP
9 6 (1.07%) Power Automate
9 6 (1.07%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.72%) Figma
10 4 (0.72%) WhatsApp
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.54%) PaaS
11 3 (0.54%) Serverless
11 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.44%) Wi-Fi
2 26 (4.65%) WAN
3 22 (3.94%) LAN
4 20 (3.58%) Wireless
5 18 (3.22%) SD-WAN
6 14 (2.50%) Firewall
7 13 (2.33%) VPN
8 11 (1.97%) VoIP
9 10 (1.79%) VLAN
10 9 (1.61%) WLAN
11 8 (1.43%) BGP
11 8 (1.43%) MPLS
11 8 (1.43%) OSPF
12 7 (1.25%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.25%) HSRP
12 7 (1.25%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (1.25%) VRRP
12 7 (1.25%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.89%) Internet
14 4 (0.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.37%) Power BI
3 24 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.07%) Power Query
6 6 (1.07%) Tableau
7 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.54%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.36%) Looker
10 2 (0.36%) MySQL
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.18%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (2.86%) JIRA
2 6 (1.07%) GitLab
2 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.54%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.54%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.54%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) Crashlytics
6 1 (0.18%) fastlane
6 1 (0.18%) Git
General
1 252 (45.08%) Social Skills
2 237 (42.40%) Finance
3 115 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (16.99%) Presentation Skills
5 65 (11.63%) Marketing
6 55 (9.84%) Legal
7 25 (4.47%) Organisational Skills
8 23 (4.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 20 (3.58%) Public Sector
10 18 (3.22%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.97%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.61%) Automotive
12 9 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
13 8 (1.43%) Social Housing
14 7 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.25%) Local Government
15 5 (0.89%) Back Office
16 4 (0.72%) Police
17 3 (0.54%) Billing
18 2 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (17.53%) Analyst
2 65 (11.63%) Development Manager
3 39 (6.98%) Developer
4 38 (6.80%) Senior
5 34 (6.08%) Project Manager
6 27 (4.83%) Business Manager
7 26 (4.65%) IT Manager
8 24 (4.29%) Business Analyst
9 23 (4.11%) Help Desk Analyst
10 20 (3.58%) Architect
11 19 (3.40%) Business Development Manager
12 18 (3.22%) Lead
13 14 (2.50%) Consultant
13 14 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.33%) Team Leader
15 12 (2.15%) Network Engineer
16 11 (1.97%) .NET Developer
17 10 (1.79%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.37%) .NET
2 16 (2.86%) HTML
3 15 (2.68%) CSS
4 14 (2.50%) .NET Core
4 14 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 12 (2.15%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.15%) Vue
6 10 (1.79%) React
7 7 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (1.07%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.07%) REST
9 5 (0.89%) JSON
9 5 (0.89%) Node.js
9 5 (0.89%) Web Services
9 5 (0.89%) XML
10 4 (0.72%) Laravel
10 4 (0.72%) WCF
11 2 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.38%) Onboarding
2 26 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 22 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.50%) Product Ownership
5 12 (2.15%) FMCG
6 11 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.43%) EPoS
8 8 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.25%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.07%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.89%) PMI
12 4 (0.72%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.72%) Cyber Threat
12 4 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
12 4 (0.72%) Replication
13 2 (0.36%) PropTech
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.41%) Windows
2 19 (3.40%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.33%) Linux
4 13 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.97%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.54%) Android
6 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
2 160 (28.62%) Customer Service
3 142 (25.40%) Agile
4 120 (21.47%) Mentoring
5 118 (21.11%) Logistics
6 102 (18.25%) Data Analysis
7 93 (16.64%) Mathematics
8 86 (15.38%) Mechatronics
9 80 (14.31%) Business Development
10 71 (12.70%) Commercial Awareness
11 66 (11.81%) Facilities Management
12 63 (11.27%) Data Management
13 62 (11.09%) Customer Requirements
14 58 (10.38%) Project Delivery
15 57 (10.20%) CAD
16 56 (10.02%) Financial Modelling
16 56 (10.02%) ITIL
17 54 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (7.69%) Project Management
18 43 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.45%) SQL
2 31 (5.55%) JavaScript
3 21 (3.76%) C#
3 21 (3.76%) Python
4 16 (2.86%) TypeScript
5 11 (1.97%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.07%) PHP
7 4 (0.72%) Go
7 4 (0.72%) Java
8 2 (0.36%) Bicep
8 2 (0.36%) R
9 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) Swift
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (26.48%) Degree
2 87 (15.56%) HNC
3 20 (3.58%) CCNP
3 20 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.15%) CCNA
7 11 (1.97%) AWS Certification
7 11 (1.97%) CCIE
8 8 (1.43%) CCSA
8 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.25%) CCDP
9 7 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.72%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.72%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.26%) QA
2 18 (3.22%) SLA
3 11 (1.97%) NIST
4 8 (1.43%) GDPR
4 8 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.25%) PMO
6 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
System Software
1 28 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.15%) Firmware
3 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.07%) Docker
5 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.07%) Kubernetes
1 6 (1.07%) Terraform
2 4 (0.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 186 (33.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.94%) Cisco
3 11 (1.97%) Google
4 9 (1.61%) VMware
5 8 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (1.43%) Ekahau
5 8 (1.43%) SAP
6 7 (1.25%) Dell
6 7 (1.25%) Meraki
6 7 (1.25%) YouTube
7 6 (1.07%) Citrix
7 6 (1.07%) HP
7 6 (1.07%) NetApp
8 5 (0.89%) Apple
8 5 (0.89%) Genesys
8 5 (0.89%) IBM
8 5 (0.89%) Salesforce
9 3 (0.54%) Adobe
9 3 (0.54%) NEC
9 3 (0.54%) Remedy