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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 385 446 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.43% 7.32% 5.81%
As % of the General category 19.71% 19.43% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 303 312 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £61,250
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1953 2296 2074
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.67% 37.69% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1690 1620
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 June 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 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
Birmingham -1 162 £42,000 +5.00% 18
Staffordshire +21 57 £35,000 -16.66% 10
Coventry -8 52 £44,000 -2.76% 9
Shropshire +11 40 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Warwickshire -27 15 £32,500 -33.67% 5
Solihull +4 13 £25,500 -57.50% 2
West Bromwich +11 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Worcestershire +2 4 £27,500 -42.10% 5
Wolverhampton +6 1 £45,000 -
Walsall +2 1 £78,500 +124.28% 1
Retail
England

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

1 186 (28.10%) Finance
2 180 (27.19%) SQL
3 145 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (21.75%) E-Commerce
5 143 (21.60%) Microsoft
6 118 (17.82%) .NET
7 115 (17.37%) JavaScript
8 113 (17.07%) CSS
9 101 (15.26%) HTML
10 99 (14.95%) C#
11 86 (12.99%) MySQL
11 86 (12.99%) SQL Server
12 83 (12.54%) Data Centre
13 82 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
14 80 (12.08%) ITIL
15 79 (11.93%) Windows
16 75 (11.33%) C
16 75 (11.33%) Electronics
17 73 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 72 (10.88%) Marketing
18 72 (10.88%) Java
19 70 (10.57%) Project Management
20 68 (10.27%) MVC
20 68 (10.27%) Degree
21 64 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 63 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 60 (9.06%) jQuery
23 60 (9.06%) Android
23 60 (9.06%) Mentoring
24 57 (8.61%) OO

Retail
Co-occurring 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 13 (1.96%) SAS
2 11 (1.66%) CMS
3 10 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.91%) IIS
6 4 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.45%) Confluence
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) InDesign
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (5.14%) SAP Retail
2 30 (4.53%) SAP CAR
3 28 (4.23%) Magento
4 25 (3.78%) SAP POS DM
5 15 (2.27%) Sentinel
6 10 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (1.36%) assyst
7 9 (1.36%) SAP MM
8 7 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.91%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.76%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.45%) Misys Equation
12 3 (0.45%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
13 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.02%) Google Play
4 12 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.81%) IaaS
5 8 (1.21%) PaaS
6 5 (0.76%) Slack
7 4 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (0.60%) Office 365
8 3 (0.45%) AdWords
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.30%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.15%) G Suite
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.87%) ATM
2 13 (1.96%) LAN
2 13 (1.96%) WAN
3 10 (1.51%) Firewall
4 7 (1.06%) VPN
5 5 (0.76%) DNS
5 5 (0.76%) HTTP
5 5 (0.76%) Skype
5 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.60%) DHCP
6 4 (0.60%) RFID
6 4 (0.60%) SAN
6 4 (0.60%) WLAN
7 3 (0.45%) DAB
7 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.45%) IPsec
7 3 (0.45%) SMS
7 3 (0.45%) SSH
7 3 (0.45%) SSL
7 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.99%) MySQL
1 86 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 42 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (4.68%) Power BI
7 25 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (3.32%) QlikView
9 19 (2.87%) Big Data
10 16 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.11%) DB2
12 13 (1.96%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.96%) SAP HANA
13 9 (1.36%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.91%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
17 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.14%) JIRA
3 22 (3.32%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.02%) Android Studio
4 20 (3.02%) Eclipse
4 20 (3.02%) Xcode
5 15 (2.27%) Selenium
6 14 (2.11%) JSUnit
7 13 (1.96%) JMeter
8 11 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.21%) GoCD
10 8 (1.21%) Hudson
10 8 (1.21%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.21%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.91%) eggPlant
11 6 (0.91%) JBehave
11 6 (0.91%) Ranorex
11 6 (0.91%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.91%) WATIR
General
1 186 (28.10%) Finance
2 75 (11.33%) Electronics
3 72 (10.88%) Marketing
4 35 (5.29%) Automotive
4 35 (5.29%) Legal
5 29 (4.38%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.32%) Banking
8 10 (1.51%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.21%) Publishing
10 7 (1.06%) Advertising
10 7 (1.06%) Billing
11 5 (0.76%) French Language
11 5 (0.76%) German Language
12 4 (0.60%) Games
12 4 (0.60%) Law
13 3 (0.45%) Back Office
13 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.45%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 237 (35.80%) Developer
2 146 (22.05%) Analyst
3 82 (12.39%) .NET Developer
4 62 (9.37%) SQL Developer
5 51 (7.70%) Business Analyst
6 48 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 42 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (5.74%) Architect
9 35 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (4.98%) Consultant
10 33 (4.98%) PHP Developer
11 32 (4.83%) C# Developer
11 32 (4.83%) MySQL Developer
11 32 (4.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 30 (4.53%) Junior
13 28 (4.23%) Applications Developer
13 28 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (4.08%) HTML Developer
14 27 (4.08%) Magento Developer
14 27 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.82%) .NET
2 113 (17.07%) CSS
3 101 (15.26%) HTML
4 60 (9.06%) jQuery
5 54 (8.16%) HTML5
6 50 (7.55%) AngularJS
7 47 (7.10%) XML
8 41 (6.19%) ASP.NET
9 40 (6.04%) REST
10 39 (5.89%) Web Services
11 30 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (3.63%) CSS3
13 23 (3.47%) .NET Framework
13 23 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
14 22 (3.32%) JSON
15 20 (3.02%) Android SDK
15 20 (3.02%) MDX
16 19 (2.87%) iOS SDK
17 16 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (2.27%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.54%) Data Centre
2 44 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.98%) Fintech
5 32 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 27 (4.08%) Data Structures
7 23 (3.47%) EPoS
7 23 (3.47%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.87%) Social Media
9 14 (2.11%) NHS
10 10 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.51%) User Experience
11 9 (1.36%) AS400
11 9 (1.36%) CMDB
11 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.91%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.76%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.93%) Windows
2 60 (9.06%) Android
3 52 (7.85%) Apple iOS
4 49 (7.40%) Linux
5 13 (1.96%) Unix
6 12 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.60%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (21.75%) E-Commerce
3 82 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (12.08%) ITIL
5 70 (10.57%) Project Management
6 68 (10.27%) MVC
7 60 (9.06%) Mentoring
8 57 (8.61%) OO
9 52 (7.85%) Line Management
10 50 (7.55%) TDD
11 49 (7.40%) CRM
12 46 (6.95%) Scrum
13 44 (6.65%) Change Management
14 42 (6.34%) PRINCE2
15 41 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (6.19%) Service Delivery
16 40 (6.04%) Service Management
16 40 (6.04%) Software Engineering
17 36 (5.44%) ERP
18 34 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (27.19%) SQL
2 115 (17.37%) JavaScript
3 99 (14.95%) C#
4 75 (11.33%) C
5 72 (10.88%) Java
6 51 (7.70%) PHP
6 51 (7.70%) T-SQL
7 42 (6.34%) VB.NET
8 36 (5.44%) VB
9 28 (4.23%) Ruby
10 25 (3.78%) Objective-C
11 23 (3.47%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.32%) VB6
13 20 (3.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (1.36%) Python
15 8 (1.21%) Go
16 6 (0.91%) Perl
16 6 (0.91%) VBScript
17 5 (0.76%) C++
18 4 (0.60%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 68 (10.27%) Degree
2 34 (5.14%) ISEB
3 32 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.32%) CISSP
5 16 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.11%) PMP
8 12 (1.81%) CISM
8 12 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.51%) CISA
9 10 (1.51%) MCSE
9 10 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.06%) MCP
11 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.60%) RHCE
12 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.45%) APMP
13 3 (0.45%) RHCA
13 3 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.44%) QA
2 28 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 21 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.42%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.51%) BS25999
5 10 (1.51%) SLA
6 9 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.45%) COBIT
8 3 (0.45%) PMO
9 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.15%) EMIR
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 29 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.51%) Docker
4 9 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.60%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.60%) XenApp
7 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (3.63%) SCCM
2 12 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (1.66%) SCOM
4 9 (1.36%) Ansible
4 9 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.36%) SCVMM
4 9 (1.36%) Terraform
4 9 (1.36%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.60%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.60%) Puppet
6 4 (0.60%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.30%) Rancher
7 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) vRealize
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.85%) Oracle
3 50 (7.55%) SAP
4 43 (6.50%) Tableau
5 34 (5.14%) VMware
6 32 (4.83%) Google
7 26 (3.93%) Apple
8 19 (2.87%) IBM
9 18 (2.72%) Citrix
10 17 (2.57%) NetApp
11 15 (2.27%) Cisco
12 13 (1.96%) HP
13 11 (1.66%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.51%) EMC
15 9 (1.36%) BMC
15 9 (1.36%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.21%) Juniper
17 7 (1.06%) Dell
17 7 (1.06%) EqualLogic
17 7 (1.06%) hybris
Coventry
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Insight IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus car allowance and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension + Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Platinum Business Partners
Posted: 17 days ago