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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 39 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6346 5764 5962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.57% 5.39% 5.09%
As % of the General category 12.77% 11.96% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4378 4267 4753
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
49677 48190 52890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.61% 45.05% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38448 38282 43810
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 £78,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +4 5960 £50,000 +2.04% 963
London +2 2889 £55,000 - 381
South East 0 961 £47,500 +5.55% 169
City of London +2 546 £55,000 -4.34% 111
North West -3 424 £40,000 - 86
East of England +6 411 £48,500 +21.25% 60
Yorkshire +12 405 £40,000 -4.76% 78
Berkshire +2 341 £53,025 +11.63% 86
West Midlands -15 324 £48,250 +9.65% 49
East Midlands +5 298 £40,000 -1.23% 40
Hertfordshire +3 297 £48,500 +10.85% 44
West Yorkshire +2 279 £45,000 +4.04% 58
Hampshire -1 248 £42,500 - 27
South West 0 226 £40,000 +6.66% 41
Leeds +14 219 £45,000 +10.29% 36
Manchester +2 206 £40,000 -11.11% 51
Scotland +13 204 £45,000 - 32
Birmingham -11 140 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Buckinghamshire -7 124 £42,750 -14.50% 11
Bracknell +1 117 £55,775 +36.03% 25
Cheshire 0 113 £45,000 +20.00% 19
Surrey +6 111 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Watford -1 111 £48,500 +14.11% 11
Edinburgh -3 111 £48,000 +4.34% 17
Northamptonshire +14 98 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Leicestershire +2 92 £38,000 - 10
Reading -15 92 £53,500 +7.00% 25
Milton Keynes -3 84 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Northampton +8 81 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Glasgow +27 74 £37,500 -11.76% 9

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 4309 (33.21%) Finance
2 3554 (27.39%) E-Commerce
3 2975 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
4 2333 (17.98%) SQL
5 2105 (16.22%) Banking
6 1859 (14.33%) Project Management
7 1635 (12.60%) Java
8 1557 (12.00%) HTML
9 1553 (11.97%) Degree
10 1548 (11.93%) Microsoft
11 1508 (11.62%) SQL Server
12 1463 (11.27%) Oracle
13 1452 (11.19%) .NET
14 1451 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
15 1447 (11.15%) Telecoms
16 1385 (10.67%) Windows
17 1376 (10.60%) JavaScript
17 1376 (10.60%) Marketing
18 1321 (10.18%) C#
19 1299 (10.01%) CSS
20 1141 (8.79%) Scrum
21 1087 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
22 1052 (8.11%) QA
23 1037 (7.99%) MS Excel
24 942 (7.26%) PRINCE2
25 934 (7.20%) ITIL
26 899 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
27 898 (6.92%) Business Analysis
28 893 (6.88%) Analytics
29 867 (6.68%) jQuery

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 442 (3.41%) IIS
2 391 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 353 (2.72%) SAS
4 254 (1.96%) Apache
5 250 (1.93%) CMS
6 209 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 203 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 187 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 125 (0.96%) Confluence
10 122 (0.94%) Node.js
11 113 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 112 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 111 (0.86%) Commerce Server
14 109 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
15 78 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 76 (0.59%) Drupal
16 76 (0.59%) MQSeries
17 75 (0.58%) WordPress
18 55 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
19 48 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1037 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 483 (3.72%) MS Office
3 233 (1.80%) Photoshop
4 220 (1.70%) MS Project
5 137 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 130 (1.00%) MS Visio
7 107 (0.82%) SPSS
8 93 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
9 69 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 33 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 26 (0.20%) CPLEX
11 26 (0.20%) InDesign
12 25 (0.19%) Fireworks
13 22 (0.17%) FastStats
14 15 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.069%) Stata
16 8 (0.062%) PowerPivot
17 5 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
18 4 (0.031%) Mingle
18 4 (0.031%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 193 (1.49%) Magento
2 179 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 162 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 121 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 113 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 110 (0.85%) SAP Retail
6 110 (0.85%) Fredhopper
7 105 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
8 104 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
9 81 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
10 58 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 58 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
10 58 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
10 58 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
10 58 (0.45%) SAP SD
11 56 (0.43%) SAP CRM
12 49 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 49 (0.38%) SAP FI
12 49 (0.38%) SAP CO
13 43 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 208 (1.60%) SaaS
2 94 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (0.44%) PaaS
5 55 (0.42%) GitHub
6 43 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.27%) IaaS
8 24 (0.18%) Office 365
9 18 (0.14%) Force.com
10 15 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 13 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.085%) Trello
13 7 (0.054%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.039%) Responsys
15 4 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.023%) Basecamp
16 3 (0.023%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.015%) Route 53
18 1 (0.008%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 540 (4.16%) Internet
2 283 (2.18%) Firewall
3 233 (1.80%) DNS
4 210 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 178 (1.37%) WAN
6 164 (1.26%) LAN
7 157 (1.21%) DHCP
8 154 (1.19%) HTTP
9 110 (0.85%) VPN
10 107 (0.82%) SAN
10 107 (0.82%) Wireless
11 99 (0.76%) VoIP
12 96 (0.74%) MPLS
13 83 (0.64%) Broadband
14 82 (0.63%) Network Security
15 80 (0.62%) SNMP
16 78 (0.60%) FTP
17 74 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
18 69 (0.53%) BGP
19 67 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1508 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 481 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 477 (3.68%) MySQL
4 345 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 317 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 312 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 290 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 281 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 259 (2.00%) Big Data
10 200 (1.54%) DB2
11 198 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 175 (1.35%) Data Mining
13 151 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 137 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 136 (1.05%) Hadoop
16 134 (1.03%) NoSQL
16 134 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 115 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
18 105 (0.81%) QlikView
18 105 (0.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 440 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 320 (2.47%) JIRA
3 275 (2.12%) Subversion
4 243 (1.87%) NUnit
5 234 (1.80%) Selenium
6 222 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 186 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 178 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
9 168 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 161 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 144 (1.11%) Moq
12 132 (1.02%) Jenkins
13 120 (0.92%) WATIR
14 110 (0.85%) Maven
14 110 (0.85%) ReSharper
15 109 (0.84%) Ant
16 107 (0.82%) WebDriver
17 100 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 90 (0.69%) NCrunch
19 68 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 4309 (33.21%) Finance
2 2105 (16.22%) Banking
3 1447 (11.15%) Telecoms
4 1376 (10.60%) Marketing
5 828 (6.38%) Retail Banking
6 597 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 495 (3.81%) Advertising
8 364 (2.81%) Back Office
9 320 (2.47%) Games
10 242 (1.86%) Investment Banking
11 172 (1.33%) Law
12 170 (1.31%) Legal
13 153 (1.18%) Billing
14 152 (1.17%) Publishing
15 139 (1.07%) Automotive
16 127 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
17 122 (0.94%) German Language
18 92 (0.71%) Front Office
19 74 (0.57%) French Language
20 64 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2678 (20.64%) Analyst
2 2531 (19.51%) Developer
3 1270 (9.79%) Business Analyst
4 1232 (9.49%) Project Manager
5 1106 (8.52%) Consultant
6 941 (7.25%) Architect
7 483 (3.72%) .NET Developer
8 462 (3.56%) Senior Developer
9 386 (2.97%) Java Developer
10 333 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
11 332 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
12 322 (2.48%) Web Developer
13 307 (2.37%) Senior Manager
14 300 (2.31%) Support Analyst
15 277 (2.13%) C# Developer
16 272 (2.10%) Test Analyst
17 245 (1.89%) Junior
17 245 (1.89%) Designer
18 209 (1.61%) PHP Developer
19 194 (1.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1557 (12.00%) HTML
2 1452 (11.19%) .NET
3 1299 (10.01%) CSS
4 867 (6.68%) jQuery
5 796 (6.13%) ASP.NET
6 777 (5.99%) XML
7 699 (5.39%) Web Services
8 554 (4.27%) HTML5
9 419 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 399 (3.07%) CSS3
11 398 (3.07%) J2EE
12 377 (2.91%) WCF
13 346 (2.67%) .NET Framework
14 321 (2.47%) Ajax
15 269 (2.07%) REST
16 241 (1.86%) Middleware
17 233 (1.80%) Spring
18 227 (1.75%) XHTML
19 224 (1.73%) SOAP
20 220 (1.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1451 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 596 (4.59%) User Experience
3 454 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 421 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 417 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 377 (2.91%) EPoS
7 362 (2.79%) FMCG
8 239 (1.84%) Social Media
9 221 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 212 (1.63%) Open Source
11 192 (1.48%) Credit Risk
12 182 (1.40%) Statistics
13 165 (1.27%) Mainframe
14 160 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 151 (1.16%) Visualisation
16 132 (1.02%) PMI
17 128 (0.99%) Data Integration
18 116 (0.89%) iPhone
19 101 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 99 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1385 (10.67%) Windows
2 824 (6.35%) Linux
3 533 (4.11%) UNIX
4 301 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 273 (2.10%) Android
6 244 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 222 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 205 (1.58%) Windows 7
9 174 (1.34%) Windows XP
10 117 (0.90%) Solaris
11 111 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 84 (0.65%) AIX
13 70 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 40 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 38 (0.29%) Windows 2000
17 29 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.19%) CentOS
19 22 (0.17%) Debian
20 19 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3554 (27.39%) E-Commerce
2 2975 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1859 (14.33%) Project Management
4 1141 (8.79%) Scrum
5 1087 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 942 (7.26%) PRINCE2
7 934 (7.20%) ITIL
8 899 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
9 898 (6.92%) Business Analysis
10 893 (6.88%) Analytics
11 857 (6.60%) TDD
12 781 (6.02%) MVC
13 755 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 736 (5.67%) CRM
14 736 (5.67%) OO
15 641 (4.94%) ERP
16 590 (4.55%) Change Management
17 505 (3.89%) Coaching
18 471 (3.63%) Waterfall
19 465 (3.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2333 (17.98%) SQL
2 1635 (12.60%) Java
3 1376 (10.60%) JavaScript
4 1321 (10.18%) C#
5 531 (4.09%) PHP
6 436 (3.36%) T-SQL
7 306 (2.36%) Ruby
8 276 (2.13%) C++
9 264 (2.03%) C
10 213 (1.64%) Python
11 193 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 172 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 162 (1.25%) VB
14 157 (1.21%) Perl
15 154 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 138 (1.06%) Shell Script
17 115 (0.89%) Objective-C
18 96 (0.74%) VBA
19 91 (0.70%) R
20 89 (0.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1553 (11.97%) Degree
2 778 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 536 (4.13%) ISEB
4 519 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 246 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 220 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 174 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 168 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 159 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 149 (1.15%) ISTQB
11 147 (1.13%) DV Cleared
12 135 (1.04%) PMP
13 120 (0.92%) CISSP
14 119 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
15 108 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 98 (0.76%) CCNA
17 95 (0.73%) CCNP
18 68 (0.52%) CISM
19 59 (0.45%) CISA
20 51 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1052 (8.11%) QA
2 268 (2.07%) SLA
3 157 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 123 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 66 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 63 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 62 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 49 (0.38%) ISO 8583
9 28 (0.22%) COBIT
10 19 (0.15%) Basel II
11 17 (0.13%) Basel III
12 14 (0.11%) CRD IV
13 12 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
14 11 (0.085%) COREP
15 10 (0.077%) EMIR
16 9 (0.069%) Solvency II
17 7 (0.054%) FINREP
18 6 (0.046%) MiFID
19 5 (0.039%) FATCA
20 4 (0.031%) P3O
System Software
1 438 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 208 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 60 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 59 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 57 (0.44%) XenApp
7 47 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 36 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 33 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 31 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 27 (0.21%) vSphere
12 20 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.12%) HDFS
16 11 (0.085%) VMware Server
16 11 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 10 (0.077%) vCloud
18 9 (0.069%) Firmware
19 7 (0.054%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 199 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 92 (0.71%) SCCM
3 73 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (0.55%) Puppet
5 50 (0.39%) SCOM
6 40 (0.31%) CA Endevor
7 35 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 30 (0.23%) OpenView
9 28 (0.22%) Ansible
10 26 (0.20%) Tivoli
11 25 (0.19%) Data Guard
12 22 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 22 (0.17%) Nagios
12 22 (0.17%) Vagrant
13 17 (0.13%) FortiGate
14 16 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 15 (0.12%) Netcool
16 14 (0.11%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
18 10 (0.077%) MOM
Vendors
1 1548 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 1463 (11.27%) Oracle
3 735 (5.66%) SAP
4 537 (4.14%) Fujitsu
5 437 (3.37%) IBM
6 367 (2.83%) HP
7 358 (2.76%) hybris
8 343 (2.64%) Cisco
9 340 (2.62%) VMware
10 295 (2.27%) Google
11 226 (1.74%) ATG
12 191 (1.47%) Demandware
13 186 (1.43%) Citrix
14 184 (1.42%) Adobe
15 146 (1.13%) Business Objects
15 146 (1.13%) Endeca
16 127 (0.98%) Informatica
17 124 (0.96%) Red Hat
18 117 (0.90%) Hyperion
19 115 (0.89%) Cognos
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0
Posted: 1 hour ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Competitive flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago