The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / West Midlands
Rank 36 32 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 277 382 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.93% 6.21% 5.41%
As % of the General category 16.37% 16.64% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 189 292 216
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,650 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £64,125
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,150 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.49% +2.55%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1692 2295 1747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.24% 37.34% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1779 1425
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Retail in the West Midlands

Retail
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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
Birmingham -6 110 £52,500 +31.25% 15
Coventry +12 66 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Staffordshire -3 21 £36,500 -12.04% 9
Shropshire +5 20 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Warwickshire +11 16 £38,750 -22.50% 5
Solihull -3 11 £33,000 -28.64% 1
Worcestershire -2 6 £30,500 -49.16% 2
Walsall +13 3 £50,000 +24.22% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 - 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 246 (38.68%) Finance
2 153 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (20.44%) SAP
4 127 (19.97%) E-Commerce
5 103 (16.19%) SQL
6 100 (15.72%) ITIL
7 96 (15.09%) Data Centre
8 95 (14.94%) Project Management
9 90 (14.15%) MS Excel
10 82 (12.89%) Microsoft
11 78 (12.26%) JavaScript
12 71 (11.16%) Java
13 70 (11.01%) CSS
13 70 (11.01%) HTML
13 70 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 66 (10.38%) Degree
15 65 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (10.06%) PRINCE2
17 63 (9.91%) SAP Retail
17 63 (9.91%) Marketing
18 60 (9.43%) .NET
19 59 (9.28%) MySQL
19 59 (9.28%) Service Management
20 58 (9.12%) Windows
21 57 (8.96%) Scrum
21 57 (8.96%) SAP CAR
22 55 (8.65%) Manufacturing
22 55 (8.65%) Line Management
23 54 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
23 54 (8.49%) SQL Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (2.83%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.36%) CMS
3 10 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.26%) SAS
5 7 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.94%) JBoss
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.47%) IIS
8 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.52%) MS Office
3 11 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.94%) MS Project
4 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.16%) InDesign
6 1 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 63 (9.91%) SAP Retail
2 57 (8.96%) SAP CAR
3 47 (7.39%) SAP POS DM
4 24 (3.77%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 19 (2.99%) SAP SD
6 18 (2.83%) SAP MM
7 14 (2.20%) assyst
8 10 (1.57%) Magento
8 10 (1.57%) SAP SCM
8 10 (1.57%) Sentinel
9 8 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (1.26%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.79%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.47%) SAP HCM
13 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
13 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.14%) IaaS
4 19 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.99%) PaaS
5 12 (1.89%) SaaS
6 9 (1.42%) Google Play
7 5 (0.79%) Office 365
8 4 (0.63%) AdWords
8 4 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.89%) WAN
2 11 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.57%) LAN
4 9 (1.42%) Firewall
5 8 (1.26%) SSL
5 8 (1.26%) VPN
6 5 (0.79%) HTTP
6 5 (0.79%) SAN
6 5 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.63%) DNS
7 4 (0.63%) Skype
8 3 (0.47%) DAB
8 3 (0.47%) DHCP
8 3 (0.47%) Internet
8 3 (0.47%) IPsec
8 3 (0.47%) VoIP
9 2 (0.31%) 4G
9 2 (0.31%) Intranet
9 2 (0.31%) VLAN
9 2 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.28%) MySQL
2 54 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.25%) SAP HANA
4 23 (3.62%) Big Data
5 22 (3.46%) DB2
6 19 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.79%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.79%) SAP BW
14 4 (0.63%) DataStage
14 4 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.47%) Power BI
15 3 (0.47%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 28 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.20%) JIRA
3 13 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (1.89%) Hudson
5 11 (1.73%) GoCD
5 11 (1.73%) Subversion
6 10 (1.57%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.42%) Android Studio
7 9 (1.42%) Xcode
8 8 (1.26%) JIRA Agile
8 8 (1.26%) Selenium
8 8 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.94%) MSBuild
9 6 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.47%) GitLab
10 3 (0.47%) JSUnit
10 3 (0.47%) JUnit
10 3 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 246 (38.68%) Finance
2 63 (9.91%) Marketing
3 55 (8.65%) Manufacturing
4 51 (8.02%) Banking
5 43 (6.76%) Publishing
6 36 (5.66%) Telecoms
7 26 (4.09%) Electronics
8 18 (2.83%) Automotive
9 16 (2.52%) Advertising
10 15 (2.36%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.73%) Billing
12 7 (1.10%) French Language
12 7 (1.10%) German Language
13 6 (0.94%) Legal
14 4 (0.63%) Games
15 3 (0.47%) Danish Language
15 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 135 (21.23%) Developer
2 134 (21.07%) Analyst
3 61 (9.59%) Architect
4 59 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 57 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (7.70%) SAP Analyst
7 47 (7.39%) Consultant
8 43 (6.76%) Business Analyst
9 32 (5.03%) IT Manager
9 32 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (4.87%) .NET Developer
11 26 (4.09%) PHP Developer
12 23 (3.62%) MySQL Developer
12 23 (3.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 23 (3.62%) SAP Consultant
13 21 (3.30%) HTML CSS Developer
13 21 (3.30%) HTML Developer
13 21 (3.30%) SQL Developer
14 20 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
15 19 (2.99%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.01%) CSS
1 70 (11.01%) HTML
2 60 (9.43%) .NET
3 36 (5.66%) jQuery
4 33 (5.19%) HTML5
5 31 (4.87%) XML
6 27 (4.25%) ASP.NET
6 27 (4.25%) Web Services
7 22 (3.46%) AngularJS
8 18 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (2.36%) J2EE
9 15 (2.36%) REST
10 11 (1.73%) JSON
11 10 (1.57%) Android SDK
11 10 (1.57%) Spring
12 9 (1.42%) CSS3
12 9 (1.42%) iOS SDK
13 8 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (1.26%) Struts
13 8 (1.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 65 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.25%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.09%) EPoS
6 21 (3.30%) User Experience
7 19 (2.99%) CMDB
8 18 (2.83%) Fintech
9 16 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.42%) Social Media
12 8 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.26%) FMCG
13 7 (1.10%) AS400
13 7 (1.10%) NHS
14 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.94%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.12%) Windows
2 52 (8.18%) Linux
3 28 (4.40%) Android
4 24 (3.77%) Unix
5 22 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.73%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.16%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) Fedora
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (19.97%) E-Commerce
3 100 (15.72%) ITIL
4 95 (14.94%) Project Management
5 70 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
6 64 (10.06%) PRINCE2
7 59 (9.28%) Service Management
8 57 (8.96%) Scrum
9 55 (8.65%) Line Management
10 54 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (8.18%) Software Engineering
12 51 (8.02%) Service Delivery
13 49 (7.70%) CRM
14 46 (7.23%) Change Management
14 46 (7.23%) TDD
15 43 (6.76%) ERP
15 43 (6.76%) Presales
16 38 (5.97%) OO
17 37 (5.82%) MVC
18 33 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 103 (16.19%) SQL
2 78 (12.26%) JavaScript
3 71 (11.16%) Java
4 47 (7.39%) C#
5 32 (5.03%) C
5 32 (5.03%) PHP
6 23 (3.62%) Python
7 20 (3.14%) VB
8 17 (2.67%) Ruby
9 15 (2.36%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.73%) ABAP
12 11 (1.73%) Go
12 11 (1.73%) Perl
13 10 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.10%) C++
14 7 (1.10%) Korn
14 7 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (10.38%) Degree
2 30 (4.72%) ISEB
3 25 (3.93%) PMP
4 23 (3.62%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.57%) MCSE
8 9 (1.42%) CISSP
9 7 (1.10%) MCP
10 6 (0.94%) CISM
10 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.94%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.79%) APMP
12 4 (0.63%) CISA
12 4 (0.63%) RHCE
13 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.47%) RHCA
13 3 (0.47%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.56%) QA
2 12 (1.89%) SLA
3 11 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.42%) PMO
5 8 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.63%) GxP
7 4 (0.63%) SDET
8 3 (0.47%) BS25999
8 3 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.16%) EMIR
9 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.36%) Docker
5 5 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.63%) XenApp
7 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.16%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (3.62%) SCCM
2 19 (2.99%) SCVMM
3 16 (2.52%) SCOM
4 14 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 12 (1.89%) Ansible
5 12 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.89%) Terraform
6 8 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.94%) Puppet
8 4 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.47%) Rancher
9 3 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.16%) vRealize
10 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (20.44%) SAP
2 82 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.92%) VMware
4 40 (6.29%) Oracle
5 28 (4.40%) Cisco
5 28 (4.40%) Google
6 24 (3.77%) IBM
7 23 (3.62%) Citrix
8 22 (3.46%) CheckPoint
9 21 (3.30%) HP
10 19 (2.99%) Juniper
10 19 (2.99%) NetApp
11 18 (2.83%) BMC
12 17 (2.67%) EMC
12 17 (2.67%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.04%) hybris
14 9 (1.42%) Sage
15 8 (1.26%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.10%) Apple
17 6 (0.94%) Tableau
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Washington Frank
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £35k - £40k + Bonus + Corporat
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Barclays Retail
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary + company benefits + training + bonus + expenses
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Company Car
Posted: 22 days ago
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 9 days ago
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 days ago
Walsall, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 days ago
Brownhills, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 days ago