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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5230 6392 5569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.16% 6.00% 5.29%
As % of the General category 11.82% 13.74% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3952 4553 3879
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
44255 46523 46169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.70% 43.70% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35954 37170 35705
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 -14 4821 £52,500 +5.00% 949
London -9 2448 £57,500 +4.54% 434
South East -8 757 £50,000 - 114
Yorkshire -17 328 £42,500 +6.25% 61
City of London -15 312 £57,500 - 104
West Midlands +1 301 £47,500 +5.55% 75
East of England -19 285 £47,500 - 55
Berkshire +12 284 £51,250 +2.50% 46
North West -12 255 £40,750 -4.11% 75
South West -3 253 £57,500 +35.29% 54
West Yorkshire -25 222 £45,000 - 38
Manchester +14 196 £45,000 +5.88% 51
Hertfordshire -8 170 £48,000 +1.05% 26
East Midlands -18 159 £46,000 +10.17% 61
Scotland -1 147 £50,000 +6.38% 44
Hampshire -17 142 £52,500 +15.04% 19
Reading +17 138 £52,500 +10.52% 19
Surrey +9 127 £45,000 -14.28% 13
Edinburgh +5 122 £50,000 +1.01% 34
Leeds -45 120 £42,500 -5.55% 27
Birmingham +2 113 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Buckinghamshire -22 98 £53,000 +12.16% 11
Coventry +2 74 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Watford -2 71 £46,250 -2.63% 7
Dorset +44 59 £37,500 -14.28% 6
Wiltshire -5 58 £52,607 +23.78% 9
Milton Keynes -13 58 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Gloucestershire +47 56 £62,500 +38.12% 12
Leicestershire -4 56 £50,000 +23.45% 17
Northamptonshire -17 53 £42,500 -9.57% 11

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3746 (32.29%) Finance
2 3268 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 2529 (21.80%) E-Commerce
4 2427 (20.92%) Banking
5 2090 (18.01%) SQL
6 1677 (14.45%) Project Management
7 1515 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1468 (12.65%) SQL Server
9 1453 (12.52%) Microsoft
10 1438 (12.39%) Degree
11 1257 (10.83%) Oracle
12 1237 (10.66%) Marketing
13 1228 (10.58%) Java
14 1196 (10.31%) HTML
15 1160 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 1144 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
17 1142 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 1134 (9.77%) Scrum
19 1103 (9.51%) .NET
20 1066 (9.19%) Windows
21 1065 (9.18%) Analytics
22 1048 (9.03%) C#
23 1032 (8.90%) CSS
24 1023 (8.82%) SAP
25 914 (7.88%) MS Excel
26 908 (7.83%) Telecoms
27 881 (7.59%) Business Analysis
28 864 (7.45%) ITIL
29 852 (7.34%) CRM
30 837 (7.21%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 373 (3.21%) SAS
2 270 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 242 (2.09%) Node.js
4 219 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 202 (1.74%) CMS
6 158 (1.36%) IIS
7 127 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 114 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 114 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 111 (0.96%) JBoss
10 106 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (0.75%) Apache
12 79 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 74 (0.64%) WebLogic
14 68 (0.59%) Skype for Business
15 66 (0.57%) Apache Pig
16 56 (0.48%) OpenStack
17 52 (0.45%) Mule
18 51 (0.44%) Apache Solr
19 48 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 914 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 352 (3.03%) MS Office
3 162 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 143 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 127 (1.09%) MS Project
6 126 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 83 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 67 (0.58%) SPSS
9 50 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
10 35 (0.30%) InDesign
11 31 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.10%) Fireworks
13 9 (0.078%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
15 5 (0.043%) EViews
16 3 (0.026%) 3ds Max
16 3 (0.026%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.026%) ImageReady
16 3 (0.026%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 209 (1.80%) Oracle Retail
2 150 (1.29%) SAP Retail
3 139 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 134 (1.15%) Magento
5 129 (1.11%) SAP FI
6 128 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
7 110 (0.95%) SAP CO
8 106 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
9 100 (0.86%) SAP ERP
10 88 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
11 75 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
12 65 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
13 57 (0.49%) SAP MM
13 57 (0.49%) SAP SD
14 50 (0.43%) SAP CRM
15 45 (0.39%) WebTrends
16 39 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
17 36 (0.31%) Fredhopper
18 31 (0.27%) Temenos T24
19 25 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 310 (2.67%) SaaS
2 281 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 185 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 134 (1.15%) Google Analytics
5 113 (0.97%) Office 365
6 56 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (0.48%) GitHub
7 55 (0.47%) PaaS
8 45 (0.39%) IaaS
9 37 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (0.24%) Yammer
11 24 (0.21%) Force.com
11 24 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
12 23 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (0.14%) Joyent
15 15 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.12%) Sage Pay
17 11 (0.095%) AdWords
18 8 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 281 (2.42%) Internet
2 254 (2.19%) Firewall
3 204 (1.76%) WAN
4 176 (1.52%) DNS
5 172 (1.48%) LAN
6 148 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 133 (1.15%) Wireless
8 126 (1.09%) SAN
9 121 (1.04%) Network Security
10 119 (1.03%) VPN
11 110 (0.95%) HTTP
12 94 (0.81%) VoIP
13 90 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
14 74 (0.64%) MPLS
15 71 (0.61%) DHCP
16 68 (0.59%) SSL
17 59 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
18 57 (0.49%) Intranet
19 47 (0.41%) FTP
20 45 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1468 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 618 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 489 (4.21%) Big Data
4 396 (3.41%) MySQL
5 394 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 381 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 302 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 270 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 250 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 246 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
11 236 (2.03%) Relational Database
12 229 (1.97%) MongoDB
13 211 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 194 (1.67%) SAP HANA
15 186 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
16 163 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 162 (1.40%) Data Mining
18 141 (1.22%) DB2
19 129 (1.11%) Redis
20 124 (1.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 469 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 268 (2.31%) JIRA
3 217 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 198 (1.71%) Selenium
5 159 (1.37%) NUnit
6 148 (1.28%) Subversion
7 140 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 135 (1.16%) Visual Studio
9 122 (1.05%) JUnit
10 118 (1.02%) Maven
11 101 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 96 (0.83%) WebDriver
13 85 (0.73%) Jasmine
14 75 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
15 66 (0.57%) Grunt
16 60 (0.52%) Moq
17 59 (0.51%) MSTest
17 59 (0.51%) SpecFlow
18 52 (0.45%) ERwin
18 52 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 3746 (32.29%) Finance
2 2427 (20.92%) Banking
3 1237 (10.66%) Marketing
4 908 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 748 (6.45%) Retail Banking
6 696 (6.00%) Manufacturing
7 399 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 359 (3.09%) Games
9 254 (2.19%) Advertising
10 205 (1.77%) Back Office
11 183 (1.58%) Billing
12 176 (1.52%) Legal
13 160 (1.38%) Law
14 155 (1.34%) Investment Banking
15 144 (1.24%) Electronics
16 122 (1.05%) Front Office
17 112 (0.97%) Automotive
18 97 (0.84%) Publishing
19 93 (0.80%) Financial Institution
20 78 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 2394 (20.63%) Analyst
2 2051 (17.68%) Developer
3 1183 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 1033 (8.90%) Business Analyst
5 872 (7.52%) Architect
6 837 (7.21%) Consultant
7 443 (3.82%) IT Manager
8 438 (3.78%) Senior Developer
9 426 (3.67%) .NET Developer
10 334 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
11 327 (2.82%) Senior Manager
12 320 (2.76%) C# Developer
13 318 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
14 314 (2.71%) Java Developer
15 252 (2.17%) Support Analyst
16 250 (2.15%) SAP Consultant
17 245 (2.11%) C# .NET Developer
18 235 (2.03%) Programme Manager
19 233 (2.01%) SQL Developer
20 231 (1.99%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1196 (10.31%) HTML
2 1103 (9.51%) .NET
3 1032 (8.90%) CSS
4 603 (5.20%) Web Services
5 575 (4.96%) HTML5
6 531 (4.58%) XML
7 513 (4.42%) jQuery
8 503 (4.34%) ASP.NET
9 417 (3.59%) AngularJS
10 336 (2.90%) CSS3
11 319 (2.75%) REST
12 317 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 290 (2.50%) Spring
14 256 (2.21%) SOAP
15 251 (2.16%) Middleware
16 245 (2.11%) J2EE
17 239 (2.06%) RESTful
18 231 (1.99%) JSON
19 197 (1.70%) Ajax
20 196 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1515 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 498 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 486 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 466 (4.02%) User Experience
5 456 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 391 (3.37%) FMCG
7 378 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 345 (2.97%) EPoS
9 232 (2.00%) Visualisation
10 222 (1.91%) Mathematics
11 180 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 156 (1.34%) Social Media
13 142 (1.22%) Data Integration
14 134 (1.15%) Online Banking
15 132 (1.14%) Statistics
16 130 (1.12%) Fintech
17 104 (0.90%) Smart Meter
18 102 (0.88%) Blog
19 98 (0.84%) Algorithms
20 97 (0.84%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1066 (9.19%) Windows
2 616 (5.31%) Linux
3 434 (3.74%) Unix
4 292 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 264 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 220 (1.90%) Android
7 174 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 114 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 105 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 102 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 82 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 70 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 66 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 58 (0.50%) AIX
15 50 (0.43%) CentOS
16 44 (0.38%) Solaris
17 35 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 26 (0.22%) zOS
19 22 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3268 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2529 (21.80%) E-Commerce
3 1677 (14.45%) Project Management
4 1144 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1142 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 1134 (9.77%) Scrum
7 1065 (9.18%) Analytics
8 881 (7.59%) Business Analysis
9 864 (7.45%) ITIL
10 852 (7.34%) CRM
11 837 (7.21%) PRINCE2
12 760 (6.55%) ERP
13 755 (6.51%) Change Management
14 744 (6.41%) TDD
15 671 (5.78%) SDLC
16 666 (5.74%) MVC
17 546 (4.71%) Mentoring
18 540 (4.65%) Logistics
19 534 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
20 506 (4.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2090 (18.01%) SQL
2 1228 (10.58%) Java
3 1160 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1048 (9.03%) C#
5 380 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 358 (3.09%) PHP
7 353 (3.04%) Python
8 256 (2.21%) C
9 203 (1.75%) C++
10 166 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 160 (1.38%) Ruby
12 135 (1.16%) Perl
13 134 (1.15%) R
14 129 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 91 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 86 (0.74%) VBA
17 83 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 82 (0.71%) Scala
19 79 (0.68%) VB
20 77 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1438 (12.39%) Degree
2 290 (2.50%) ISEB
3 192 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 183 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 167 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 153 (1.32%) CISSP
7 145 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 115 (0.99%) PMP
9 107 (0.92%) CISM
10 103 (0.89%) CCNP
11 101 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 101 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 99 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 97 (0.84%) CISA
14 93 (0.80%) CCNA
15 88 (0.76%) APMP
16 85 (0.73%) MCSE
17 80 (0.69%) SAP Certification
18 65 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 64 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 671 (5.78%) QA
2 249 (2.15%) SLA
3 178 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 97 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 89 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 56 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 53 (0.46%) COBIT
8 46 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 22 (0.19%) MiFID
11 19 (0.16%) EMIR
12 17 (0.15%) CRD IV
13 15 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 15 (0.13%) SEPA
13 15 (0.13%) TickIT
14 13 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 9 (0.078%) ISO27002
16 8 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (0.069%) FATCA
17 7 (0.060%) Basel III
System Software
1 457 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 223 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (0.65%) Docker
4 56 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.36%) Varnish
6 26 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 21 (0.18%) vSphere
8 20 (0.17%) KVM
9 19 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.15%) QEMU
10 17 (0.15%) RHEV
11 15 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 13 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 12 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.095%) HDFS
15 10 (0.086%) Time Sharing Option
16 9 (0.078%) GPFS
17 8 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (0.069%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 117 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 101 (0.87%) Puppet
3 100 (0.86%) Ansible
4 72 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 66 (0.57%) SCCM
6 53 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 50 (0.43%) Nagios
8 33 (0.28%) Salt
9 32 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 26 (0.22%) logstash
11 25 (0.22%) Cacti
12 23 (0.20%) Kibana
13 20 (0.17%) Capistrano
14 18 (0.16%) CFEngine
14 18 (0.16%) Packer
14 18 (0.16%) yum
15 17 (0.15%) Riemann
15 17 (0.15%) Zenoss
16 16 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1453 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 1257 (10.83%) Oracle
3 1023 (8.82%) SAP
4 335 (2.89%) IBM
5 332 (2.86%) Cisco
6 298 (2.57%) VMware
7 238 (2.05%) hybris
8 231 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 215 (1.85%) Google
10 189 (1.63%) Adobe
11 177 (1.53%) Tableau
12 152 (1.31%) HP
13 150 (1.29%) ATG
14 125 (1.08%) Teradata
15 118 (1.02%) Citrix
16 89 (0.77%) Demandware
17 87 (0.75%) CheckPoint
18 86 (0.74%) Cognos
19 84 (0.72%) Red Hat
20 83 (0.72%) Apple
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 48 minutes ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43k to £60K plus attractive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Ashdown IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - £65K (determined by years of experience)+package+benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% BONUS & PACKAGE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£65,000 (Plus Quality Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago