The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 39 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6329 5610 5903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.54% 5.34% 5.09%
As % of the General category 12.65% 11.83% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4204 4718
Average salary £49,500 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50014 47418 52323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.10% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38626 37598 43474
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Retail
Salary Trend

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

Retail Salary Trend in the UK

Retail
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Retail Salary Histogram in the UK

Retail
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 5943 £50,000 +3.09% 962
London +2 2872 £55,000 - 399
South East -4 938 £45,000 - 136
City of London +4 549 £55,000 - 115
North West -3 438 £40,000 - 92
East of England +9 425 £48,000 +12.94% 49
Yorkshire +14 410 £40,000 -3.03% 85
West Midlands -10 337 £52,000 +18.18% 56
Berkshire -4 316 £50,000 +11.11% 38
Hertfordshire +5 307 £48,500 +4.86% 34
West Yorkshire +11 286 £42,735 +0.55% 58
East Midlands 0 281 £40,000 - 38
Hampshire +2 259 £39,250 -7.64% 28
South West +9 226 £40,000 +6.66% 50
Leeds +18 225 £44,000 +7.84% 34
Manchester +4 215 £37,500 -15.73% 52
Scotland +11 185 £45,000 - 47
Birmingham -3 152 £60,000 +20.00% 21
Buckinghamshire +1 134 £41,250 -8.33% 13
Watford -1 120 £48,250 +13.52% 8
Cheshire -5 114 £43,750 +16.66% 22
Bracknell -3 111 £45,000 +11.80% 3
Surrey -3 107 £42,500 -9.33% 24
Reading -13 96 £52,500 +16.66% 15
Northamptonshire +5 95 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Edinburgh -4 95 £48,000 +4.34% 35
Leicestershire -1 84 £38,000 - 12
Milton Keynes +4 83 £42,750 -5.00% 10
Northampton +8 79 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Fareham +10 69 £27,500 -8.33% 4

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 4275 (33.25%) Finance
2 3523 (27.40%) E-Commerce
3 2906 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
4 2337 (18.18%) SQL
5 2033 (15.81%) Banking
6 1853 (14.41%) Project Management
7 1607 (12.50%) Java
8 1579 (12.28%) Degree
9 1562 (12.15%) HTML
10 1558 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 1495 (11.63%) SQL Server
12 1449 (11.27%) .NET
13 1446 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
14 1442 (11.22%) Telecoms
15 1418 (11.03%) Oracle
16 1412 (10.98%) Marketing
17 1369 (10.65%) JavaScript
18 1356 (10.55%) Windows
19 1301 (10.12%) C#
19 1301 (10.12%) CSS
20 1121 (8.72%) Scrum
21 1087 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 1020 (7.93%) MS Excel
23 1015 (7.89%) QA
24 943 (7.33%) PRINCE2
25 930 (7.23%) ITIL
26 916 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
27 915 (7.12%) Analytics
28 897 (6.98%) Business Analysis
29 864 (6.72%) jQuery

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 431 (3.35%) IIS
2 377 (2.93%) WebSphere
3 359 (2.79%) SAS
4 261 (2.03%) CMS
5 248 (1.93%) Apache
6 212 (1.65%) MS Exchange
7 206 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 183 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 123 (0.96%) Node.js
10 120 (0.93%) Confluence
11 113 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 113 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 111 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 107 (0.83%) Commerce Server
14 82 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 81 (0.63%) WordPress
16 75 (0.58%) Drupal
17 70 (0.54%) MQSeries
18 54 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
19 47 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1020 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 480 (3.73%) MS Office
3 238 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 217 (1.69%) MS Project
5 132 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 122 (0.95%) MS Visio
7 108 (0.84%) SPSS
8 97 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 34 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 26 (0.20%) InDesign
11 24 (0.19%) CPLEX
11 24 (0.19%) FastStats
11 24 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 16 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 9 (0.070%) Stata
14 6 (0.047%) PowerPivot
15 5 (0.039%) 3ds Max
15 5 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.039%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.039%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 197 (1.53%) Magento
2 173 (1.35%) Google Analytics
3 153 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 127 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 116 (0.90%) SAP Retail
6 113 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 111 (0.86%) Fredhopper
8 110 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
9 107 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
10 72 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
11 61 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 60 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
13 58 (0.45%) SAP SD
14 54 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
14 54 (0.42%) SAP CO
14 54 (0.42%) SAP FI
15 50 (0.39%) SAP CRM
16 47 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
17 46 (0.36%) Temenos T24
18 45 (0.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 213 (1.66%) SaaS
2 88 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (0.45%) PaaS
5 51 (0.40%) GitHub
6 40 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.28%) IaaS
8 25 (0.19%) Office 365
9 19 (0.15%) Force.com
10 15 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 14 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.054%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.047%) Trello
14 4 (0.031%) Responsys
14 4 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.023%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.023%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.016%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.016%) Route 53
17 1 (0.008%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 551 (4.29%) Internet
2 283 (2.20%) Firewall
3 239 (1.86%) DNS
4 223 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 179 (1.39%) WAN
6 169 (1.31%) LAN
7 160 (1.24%) DHCP
8 153 (1.19%) HTTP
9 106 (0.82%) VoIP
9 106 (0.82%) VPN
10 104 (0.81%) Wireless
11 102 (0.79%) SAN
12 93 (0.72%) MPLS
13 88 (0.68%) Broadband
14 87 (0.68%) SNMP
15 81 (0.63%) FTP
16 77 (0.60%) Network Security
17 74 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
18 72 (0.56%) OSPF
19 70 (0.54%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1495 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 477 (3.71%) MySQL
3 468 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 338 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 319 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 308 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 293 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 272 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 251 (1.95%) Big Data
10 198 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 186 (1.45%) DB2
12 181 (1.41%) Data Mining
13 150 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 136 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 136 (1.06%) Hadoop
15 135 (1.05%) NoSQL
16 129 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 107 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
17 107 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 106 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 435 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 312 (2.43%) JIRA
3 285 (2.22%) Subversion
4 236 (1.84%) NUnit
4 236 (1.84%) Selenium
5 212 (1.65%) Cucumber
6 187 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 182 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 173 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
9 149 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 143 (1.11%) Moq
11 136 (1.06%) Jenkins
12 115 (0.89%) WATIR
13 113 (0.88%) Ant
13 113 (0.88%) Maven
14 106 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 105 (0.82%) WebDriver
16 100 (0.78%) ReSharper
17 84 (0.65%) NCrunch
18 71 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 4275 (33.25%) Finance
2 2033 (15.81%) Banking
3 1442 (11.22%) Telecoms
4 1412 (10.98%) Marketing
5 833 (6.48%) Retail Banking
6 584 (4.54%) Manufacturing
7 524 (4.08%) Advertising
8 382 (2.97%) Back Office
9 328 (2.55%) Games
10 242 (1.88%) Investment Banking
11 173 (1.35%) Legal
12 171 (1.33%) Law
13 162 (1.26%) Billing
14 161 (1.25%) Publishing
15 145 (1.13%) Automotive
16 131 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
17 117 (0.91%) German Language
18 97 (0.75%) Front Office
19 67 (0.52%) French Language
20 59 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2652 (20.63%) Analyst
2 2496 (19.41%) Developer
3 1263 (9.82%) Business Analyst
4 1237 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 1100 (8.56%) Consultant
6 893 (6.95%) Architect
7 472 (3.67%) .NET Developer
8 447 (3.48%) Senior Developer
9 385 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 337 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
11 320 (2.49%) Web Developer
12 313 (2.43%) Senior Manager
13 304 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
14 300 (2.33%) Support Analyst
15 266 (2.07%) C# Developer
16 260 (2.02%) Test Analyst
17 248 (1.93%) Designer
18 246 (1.91%) Junior
19 210 (1.63%) PHP Developer
20 199 (1.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1562 (12.15%) HTML
2 1449 (11.27%) .NET
3 1301 (10.12%) CSS
4 864 (6.72%) jQuery
5 784 (6.10%) ASP.NET
6 778 (6.05%) XML
7 694 (5.40%) Web Services
8 561 (4.36%) HTML5
9 419 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 407 (3.17%) CSS3
11 393 (3.06%) J2EE
12 383 (2.98%) WCF
13 334 (2.60%) Ajax
14 330 (2.57%) .NET Framework
15 262 (2.04%) REST
16 236 (1.84%) XHTML
17 228 (1.77%) WPF
18 226 (1.76%) Middleware
19 219 (1.70%) Spring
20 213 (1.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1446 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 592 (4.60%) User Experience
3 451 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 441 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 422 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 366 (2.85%) EPoS
7 360 (2.80%) FMCG
8 239 (1.86%) Social Media
9 226 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 203 (1.58%) Open Source
11 195 (1.52%) Credit Risk
12 166 (1.29%) Statistics
13 155 (1.21%) Visualisation
14 148 (1.15%) Mainframe
15 147 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 135 (1.05%) PMI
17 128 (1.00%) Data Integration
18 109 (0.85%) iPhone
19 100 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 95 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1356 (10.55%) Windows
2 815 (6.34%) Linux
3 527 (4.10%) UNIX
4 298 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 260 (2.02%) Android
6 241 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 223 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 187 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 164 (1.28%) Windows XP
10 119 (0.93%) Solaris
11 111 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 77 (0.60%) AIX
13 75 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 42 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 37 (0.29%) Windows 2000
17 31 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 26 (0.20%) CentOS
19 23 (0.18%) Debian
20 18 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3523 (27.40%) E-Commerce
2 2906 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1853 (14.41%) Project Management
4 1121 (8.72%) Scrum
5 1087 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 943 (7.33%) PRINCE2
7 930 (7.23%) ITIL
8 916 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
9 915 (7.12%) Analytics
10 897 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 853 (6.63%) TDD
12 782 (6.08%) MVC
13 736 (5.72%) Mentoring
14 731 (5.69%) OO
15 730 (5.68%) CRM
16 631 (4.91%) ERP
17 577 (4.49%) Change Management
18 490 (3.81%) Coaching
19 462 (3.59%) Web Development
20 444 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2337 (18.18%) SQL
2 1607 (12.50%) Java
3 1369 (10.65%) JavaScript
4 1301 (10.12%) C#
5 539 (4.19%) PHP
6 430 (3.34%) T-SQL
7 308 (2.40%) Ruby
8 282 (2.19%) C
9 275 (2.14%) C++
10 218 (1.70%) Python
11 192 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 167 (1.30%) VB
13 160 (1.24%) Perl
14 158 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 149 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 138 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 119 (0.93%) Objective-C
18 92 (0.72%) VBA
19 91 (0.71%) R
20 86 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1579 (12.28%) Degree
2 799 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 534 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 512 (3.98%) ISEB
5 248 (1.93%) PMI Certification
6 196 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 172 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 167 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 164 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 150 (1.17%) ISTQB
11 142 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 134 (1.04%) PMP
13 122 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
14 116 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 116 (0.90%) CISSP
15 102 (0.79%) CCNA
16 88 (0.68%) CCNP
17 63 (0.49%) CISM
18 58 (0.45%) CISA
19 52 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1015 (7.89%) QA
2 260 (2.02%) SLA
3 161 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 120 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 67 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 65 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 48 (0.37%) ISO 8583
9 28 (0.22%) COBIT
10 20 (0.16%) Basel II
11 18 (0.14%) Basel III
12 15 (0.12%) CRD IV
13 13 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
14 11 (0.086%) Solvency II
14 11 (0.086%) COREP
14 11 (0.086%) EMIR
15 7 (0.054%) FINREP
16 6 (0.047%) MiFID
17 4 (0.031%) P3O
17 4 (0.031%) IAS 39
System Software
1 431 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 204 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 61 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 57 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 51 (0.40%) XenApp
7 49 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 33 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 32 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 31 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 24 (0.19%) vSphere
12 19 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.11%) HDFS
16 11 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 11 (0.086%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.078%) vCloud
18 7 (0.054%) Snort
18 7 (0.054%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 194 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 83 (0.65%) SCCM
3 75 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (0.56%) Puppet
5 50 (0.39%) SCOM
6 35 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 31 (0.24%) CA Endevor
8 28 (0.22%) Ansible
8 28 (0.22%) OpenView
9 27 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 23 (0.18%) Vagrant
11 22 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 22 (0.17%) Nagios
12 19 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 17 (0.13%) Netcool
13 17 (0.13%) FortiGate
14 14 (0.11%) ZABBIX
15 13 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
16 12 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 11 (0.086%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1558 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 1418 (11.03%) Oracle
3 727 (5.65%) SAP
4 550 (4.28%) Fujitsu
5 407 (3.17%) IBM
6 362 (2.82%) hybris
7 353 (2.75%) HP
8 334 (2.60%) Cisco
9 332 (2.58%) VMware
10 290 (2.26%) Google
11 229 (1.78%) ATG
12 190 (1.48%) Demandware
13 180 (1.40%) Adobe
14 176 (1.37%) Citrix
15 141 (1.10%) Business Objects
16 140 (1.09%) Endeca
17 127 (0.99%) Red Hat
18 126 (0.98%) Informatica
19 119 (0.93%) Cognos
20 107 (0.83%) Hyperion
Coventry, Warwickshire
HomeSense UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
HomeSense UK
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30K PA
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £5k Car Allow + Bonus to 30%
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + OTE 36, 000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Midlands
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: benefits (healthcare, Pension, life insurance, staff discount)
Posted: 15 hours ago