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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6502 5568 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.59% 5.23% 5.01%
As % of the General category 12.74% 11.63% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4444 4172 4707
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
51028 47860 52399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 45.00% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39285 37767 43790
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 6111 £50,000 +1.01% 823
London +1 2890 £55,000 - 362
South East +8 1018 £45,000 - 124
City of London -1 569 £57,500 - 114
East of England +6 455 £45,000 +4.04% 46
North West -4 447 £40,000 - 85
Yorkshire +6 419 £40,000 -0.99% 80
Berkshire +1 354 £50,000 +11.11% 31
West Midlands -2 354 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Hertfordshire +4 327 £48,000 -4.00% 27
West Yorkshire +13 304 £42,500 +3.28% 61
Hampshire +11 295 £37,500 -11.76% 33
East Midlands -1 282 £40,000 -1.47% 33
Leeds +24 248 £44,000 +10.00% 32
South West +4 246 £40,000 +6.66% 44
Manchester +10 231 £38,750 -8.82% 46
Scotland +20 189 £47,500 +3.26% 24
Birmingham -1 155 £60,000 +20.00% 18
Buckinghamshire +2 145 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Watford -3 126 £48,000 +12.94% 2
Reading -2 124 £52,500 +20.00% 9
Cheshire -4 120 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Surrey +17 111 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Bracknell -1 110 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Edinburgh 0 102 £48,000 +4.34% 18
Northamptonshire +8 92 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Leicestershire -1 90 £39,500 +3.94% 11
Milton Keynes +6 89 £45,000 - 10
Fareham +13 85 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Northampton +14 75 £40,000 -15.78% 3

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4251 (33.38%) Finance
2 3467 (27.22%) E-Commerce
3 2336 (18.34%) SQL
4 1927 (15.13%) Banking
5 1856 (14.57%) Project Management
6 1604 (12.60%) Degree
7 1598 (12.55%) Microsoft
8 1570 (12.33%) Java
9 1557 (12.23%) HTML
10 1501 (11.79%) SQL Server
11 1453 (11.41%) .NET
12 1430 (11.23%) Telecoms
13 1429 (11.22%) Marketing
14 1405 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
15 1370 (10.76%) JavaScript
16 1343 (10.55%) Oracle
17 1332 (10.46%) Windows
18 1291 (10.14%) CSS
19 1252 (9.83%) C#
20 1120 (8.79%) Scrum
21 1091 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
22 1041 (8.17%) MS Excel
23 1000 (7.85%) QA
24 954 (7.49%) PRINCE2
25 949 (7.45%) Analytics
26 919 (7.22%) ITIL
27 912 (7.16%) Business Analysis
28 898 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
29 870 (6.83%) jQuery
30 848 (6.66%) TDD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 410 (3.22%) IIS
2 376 (2.95%) SAS
3 356 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 274 (2.15%) CMS
5 238 (1.87%) Apache
6 221 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 211 (1.66%) MS Exchange
8 181 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 132 (1.04%) Node.js
10 114 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 113 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 112 (0.88%) Confluence
13 104 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 102 (0.80%) Commerce Server
15 85 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 83 (0.65%) WordPress
17 72 (0.57%) Drupal
18 63 (0.49%) MQSeries
19 50 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
19 50 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1041 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 498 (3.91%) MS Office
3 244 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 227 (1.78%) MS Project
5 142 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 125 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 119 (0.93%) SPSS
8 104 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
9 37 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 29 (0.23%) FastStats
11 27 (0.21%) InDesign
12 24 (0.19%) CPLEX
13 20 (0.16%) Fireworks
14 14 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.071%) AutoCAD
15 9 (0.071%) 3ds Max
16 8 (0.063%) Stata
16 8 (0.063%) Acrobat
16 8 (0.063%) CINEMA 4D
17 6 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 196 (1.54%) Magento
2 166 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 136 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 134 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 127 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
6 122 (0.96%) SAP Retail
7 114 (0.90%) Fredhopper
8 112 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
9 99 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
10 80 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 61 (0.48%) JDE OneWorld
12 59 (0.46%) SAP SD
12 59 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 52 (0.41%) SAP CO
13 52 (0.41%) SAP FI
13 52 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
14 48 (0.38%) SAP MM
15 47 (0.37%) SAP CRM
16 44 (0.35%) Temenos T24
17 42 (0.33%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 218 (1.71%) SaaS
2 91 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (0.41%) PaaS
5 49 (0.38%) GitHub
6 39 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.24%) IaaS
8 24 (0.19%) Office 365
9 22 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.16%) Force.com
11 15 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 12 (0.094%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.047%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.031%) Responsys
16 3 (0.024%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.016%) Trello
17 2 (0.016%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.016%) Joyent
17 2 (0.016%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 550 (4.32%) Internet
2 287 (2.25%) Firewall
3 230 (1.81%) DNS
4 221 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 179 (1.41%) WAN
6 171 (1.34%) LAN
7 153 (1.20%) HTTP
8 150 (1.18%) DHCP
9 107 (0.84%) VoIP
10 105 (0.82%) Wireless
11 102 (0.80%) VPN
12 99 (0.78%) SAN
13 92 (0.72%) SNMP
14 86 (0.68%) FTP
14 86 (0.68%) Broadband
15 84 (0.66%) MPLS
16 77 (0.60%) Network Security
17 76 (0.60%) OSPF
18 71 (0.56%) BGP
18 71 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1501 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 487 (3.82%) MySQL
3 455 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 332 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 309 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 308 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 308 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 245 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 239 (1.88%) Big Data
9 199 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 184 (1.44%) Data Mining
11 168 (1.32%) DB2
12 156 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 153 (1.20%) NoSQL
14 141 (1.11%) Hadoop
15 118 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 118 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 116 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 102 (0.80%) QlikView
18 97 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 432 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 302 (2.37%) JIRA
3 298 (2.34%) Subversion
4 241 (1.89%) Selenium
5 231 (1.81%) NUnit
6 213 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 197 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 195 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 162 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 147 (1.15%) Jenkins
11 134 (1.05%) Moq
12 132 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 117 (0.92%) Eclipse
14 115 (0.90%) Maven
15 110 (0.86%) Ant
16 108 (0.85%) WATIR
17 98 (0.77%) WebDriver
18 90 (0.71%) ReSharper
19 74 (0.58%) NCrunch
20 73 (0.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 4251 (33.38%) Finance
2 1927 (15.13%) Banking
3 1430 (11.23%) Telecoms
4 1429 (11.22%) Marketing
5 829 (6.51%) Retail Banking
6 539 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 532 (4.18%) Advertising
8 390 (3.06%) Back Office
9 326 (2.56%) Games
10 245 (1.92%) Investment Banking
11 172 (1.35%) Billing
11 172 (1.35%) Law
12 171 (1.34%) Legal
12 171 (1.34%) Publishing
13 147 (1.15%) Automotive
14 136 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 112 (0.88%) German Language
16 106 (0.83%) Front Office
17 62 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 57 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2666 (20.93%) Analyst
2 2452 (19.25%) Developer
3 1289 (10.12%) Business Analyst
4 1248 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 1056 (8.29%) Consultant
6 850 (6.67%) Architect
7 462 (3.63%) .NET Developer
8 431 (3.38%) Senior Developer
9 382 (3.00%) Java Developer
10 349 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
11 321 (2.52%) Senior Manager
12 301 (2.36%) Web Developer
13 283 (2.22%) Support Analyst
14 279 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
15 262 (2.06%) C# Developer
16 258 (2.03%) Designer
17 246 (1.93%) Test Analyst
18 235 (1.85%) Junior
19 202 (1.59%) SAP Consultant
20 200 (1.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1557 (12.23%) HTML
2 1453 (11.41%) .NET
3 1291 (10.14%) CSS
4 870 (6.83%) jQuery
5 760 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 750 (5.89%) XML
7 678 (5.32%) Web Services
8 573 (4.50%) HTML5
9 416 (3.27%) CSS3
10 413 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 377 (2.96%) WCF
12 372 (2.92%) J2EE
13 345 (2.71%) Ajax
14 313 (2.46%) .NET Framework
15 255 (2.00%) REST
16 233 (1.83%) XHTML
17 230 (1.81%) WPF
18 215 (1.69%) Spring
19 208 (1.63%) Middleware
20 207 (1.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 457 (3.59%) Management Information System
1 457 (3.59%) Computer Science
2 422 (3.31%) Mobile App
3 363 (2.85%) FMCG
3 363 (2.85%) EPoS
4 250 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 243 (1.91%) Social Media
6 207 (1.63%) Open Source
7 204 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 172 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 151 (1.19%) Statistics
10 137 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 126 (0.99%) PMI
12 122 (0.96%) Mainframe
12 122 (0.96%) Data Integration
13 102 (0.80%) iPhone
14 98 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
15 97 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 92 (0.72%) Blog
17 87 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1332 (10.46%) Windows
2 783 (6.15%) Linux
3 504 (3.96%) UNIX
4 285 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 250 (1.96%) Android
6 232 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 217 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 165 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 143 (1.12%) Windows XP
10 118 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 111 (0.87%) Solaris
12 76 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 71 (0.56%) AIX
14 46 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.29%) Windows 2000
16 35 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 31 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 28 (0.22%) CentOS
19 23 (0.18%) Debian
20 20 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3467 (27.22%) E-Commerce
2 1856 (14.57%) Project Management
3 1405 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1120 (8.79%) Scrum
5 1091 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 954 (7.49%) PRINCE2
7 949 (7.45%) Analytics
8 919 (7.22%) ITIL
9 912 (7.16%) Business Analysis
10 898 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
11 848 (6.66%) TDD
12 773 (6.07%) MVC
13 745 (5.85%) OO
14 730 (5.73%) CRM
15 606 (4.76%) ERP
16 537 (4.22%) Change Management
17 477 (3.75%) Web Development
18 433 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
19 432 (3.39%) Service Delivery
20 430 (3.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2336 (18.34%) SQL
2 1570 (12.33%) Java
3 1370 (10.76%) JavaScript
4 1252 (9.83%) C#
5 549 (4.31%) PHP
6 402 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 315 (2.47%) Ruby
8 290 (2.28%) C
9 271 (2.13%) C++
10 238 (1.87%) Python
11 194 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 173 (1.36%) VB
13 157 (1.23%) Perl
14 145 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 133 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 127 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 116 (0.91%) Objective-C
18 101 (0.79%) R
19 99 (0.78%) VBA
20 91 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1604 (12.60%) Degree
2 806 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 543 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 479 (3.76%) ISEB
5 247 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 180 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 179 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 166 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 165 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 139 (1.09%) PMP
11 137 (1.08%) ISTQB
12 134 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 126 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 125 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
15 108 (0.85%) CCNA
16 100 (0.79%) CISSP
17 81 (0.64%) CCNP
18 60 (0.47%) MCSE
19 51 (0.40%) MCSA
19 51 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1000 (7.85%) QA
2 254 (1.99%) SLA
3 161 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 96 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 74 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 60 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 41 (0.32%) ISO 8583
9 32 (0.25%) COBIT
10 22 (0.17%) Basel II
11 21 (0.16%) Basel III
12 18 (0.14%) Solvency II
13 16 (0.13%) CRD IV
14 14 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 14 (0.11%) COREP
15 12 (0.094%) EMIR
16 10 (0.079%) FINREP
17 7 (0.055%) MiFID
17 7 (0.055%) IAS 39
18 4 (0.031%) FATCA
System Software
1 394 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 190 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 53 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 49 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 45 (0.35%) XenApp
7 42 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 31 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 31 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 28 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 26 (0.20%) vSphere
11 19 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.079%) vCloud
15 10 (0.079%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.071%) Snort
17 8 (0.063%) HDFS
18 5 (0.039%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 184 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 78 (0.61%) SCCM
3 71 (0.56%) Puppet
4 70 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (0.38%) SCOM
6 30 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 27 (0.21%) OpenView
7 27 (0.21%) Ansible
8 23 (0.18%) Data Guard
9 22 (0.17%) Nagios
10 20 (0.16%) Vagrant
11 19 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 19 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (0.15%) CA Endevor
12 18 (0.14%) Netcool
13 17 (0.13%) FortiGate
13 17 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
14 12 (0.094%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 11 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1598 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 1343 (10.55%) Oracle
3 724 (5.69%) SAP
4 560 (4.40%) Fujitsu
5 385 (3.02%) hybris
6 375 (2.94%) IBM
7 345 (2.71%) HP
8 330 (2.59%) Cisco
9 324 (2.54%) VMware
10 283 (2.22%) Google
11 243 (1.91%) ATG
12 207 (1.63%) Demandware
13 183 (1.44%) Adobe
14 162 (1.27%) Citrix
15 139 (1.09%) Business Objects
16 131 (1.03%) Red Hat
17 130 (1.02%) Endeca
18 124 (0.97%) Informatica
19 122 (0.96%) Cognos
20 109 (0.86%) JBoss
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Based On Experience + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19k - 22k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nuepc
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, parking
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago