The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 48 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5478 6584 6162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.34% 5.97% 5.16%
As % of the General category 12.26% 13.47% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4155 4595 4221
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £45,875 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.26%

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
44684 48882 52522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.54% 44.34% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36304 38185 40800
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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 median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -9 5122 £55,000 +10.00% 803
London -13 2473 £59,000 +7.27% 370
South East -11 676 £50,000 - 119
West Midlands +23 425 £45,000 -7.69% 41
East of England +31 408 £55,000 +18.59% 37
City of London -23 341 £60,000 +9.09% 75
Yorkshire -10 332 £42,500 +13.33% 77
North West -4 305 £40,000 -1.23% 64
East Midlands -3 247 £49,000 +8.88% 43
Hertfordshire +19 239 £52,500 +16.66% 23
Berkshire +12 233 £55,000 - 35
West Yorkshire -8 227 £42,500 -3.40% 55
South West -8 215 £57,500 +27.77% 35
Manchester +3 209 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Scotland +4 197 £41,000 -18.00% 34
Hampshire +1 162 £41,500 -7.77% 17
Birmingham +23 159 £42,500 -22.72% 18
Edinburgh +3 150 £42,500 -22.72% 19
Leeds -2 149 £45,000 - 36
Reading +14 111 £51,500 -6.36% 4
Surrey -23 108 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Bedfordshire +24 105 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Watford +13 85 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Northamptonshire -5 82 £52,500 +11.70% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 77 £50,000 - 25
Luton +20 70 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Leicestershire +3 67 £48,000 +9.09% 9
Northampton -1 67 £52,500 +10.52% 4
North Yorkshire -7 63 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Coventry -4 59 £49,500 -10.00% 8

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for Retail.

1 3597 (33.41%) Finance
2 3205 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2588 (24.04%) E-Commerce
4 2026 (18.82%) Banking
5 1907 (17.71%) SQL
6 1587 (14.74%) Project Management
7 1397 (12.98%) Microsoft
8 1369 (12.72%) Degree
9 1272 (11.82%) SQL Server
10 1268 (11.78%) Marketing
11 1222 (11.35%) Java
12 1209 (11.23%) Scrum
13 1170 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
14 1114 (10.35%) HTML
15 1108 (10.29%) Oracle
16 1093 (10.15%) JavaScript
17 1089 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 1051 (9.76%) .NET
19 1046 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
20 1013 (9.41%) CSS
21 969 (9.00%) C#
22 967 (8.98%) Telecoms
23 937 (8.70%) Analytics
24 916 (8.51%) Windows
25 885 (8.22%) ITIL
26 879 (8.17%) SAP
27 820 (7.62%) Business Analysis
28 818 (7.60%) MS Excel
29 811 (7.53%) CRM
30 752 (6.99%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 292 (2.71%) WebSphere
2 262 (2.43%) SAS
3 212 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 199 (1.85%) Node.js
5 177 (1.64%) CMS
6 167 (1.55%) JBoss
7 146 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 138 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 128 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 125 (1.16%) IIS
11 104 (0.97%) Apache
12 97 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 95 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
14 79 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 77 (0.72%) Skype for Business
16 70 (0.65%) WebLogic
17 67 (0.62%) Apache Solr
18 64 (0.59%) Mule
19 61 (0.57%) OpenStack
20 58 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 818 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 262 (2.43%) MS Office
3 137 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 121 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 115 (1.07%) MS Project
6 113 (1.05%) MS Visio
7 66 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 64 (0.59%) SPSS
9 61 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
10 38 (0.35%) InDesign
11 18 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 18 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 15 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 15 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 11 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.093%) ImageReady
15 3 (0.028%) 3ds Max
15 3 (0.028%) Mingle
16 2 (0.019%) EViews
16 2 (0.019%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 177 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
2 156 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 136 (1.26%) Magento
4 131 (1.22%) SAP Retail
5 118 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
6 95 (0.88%) SAP ERP
7 93 (0.86%) SAP FI
8 90 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
9 86 (0.80%) SAP CO
10 84 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
10 84 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
11 66 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
12 60 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
13 34 (0.32%) SAP MM
14 31 (0.29%) Temenos T24
15 30 (0.28%) SAP SD
16 29 (0.27%) Finacle
17 27 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
17 27 (0.25%) WebTrends
18 25 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 334 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 320 (2.97%) SaaS
3 207 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 124 (1.15%) Office 365
5 111 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 69 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 59 (0.55%) PaaS
8 57 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (0.46%) IaaS
10 42 (0.39%) GitHub
11 36 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 26 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.24%) Yammer
13 24 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 18 (0.17%) CloudBees
15 15 (0.14%) Joyent
16 14 (0.13%) Sage Pay
17 13 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
18 12 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
18 12 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 275 (2.55%) Internet
2 232 (2.16%) Firewall
3 143 (1.33%) WAN
4 129 (1.20%) DNS
5 122 (1.13%) LAN
6 117 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 105 (0.98%) VPN
8 97 (0.90%) SAN
9 92 (0.85%) Network Security
10 90 (0.84%) Wireless
11 85 (0.79%) VoIP
12 79 (0.73%) HTTP
13 55 (0.51%) SSL
14 53 (0.49%) FTP
15 52 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (0.47%) DHCP
17 48 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (0.45%) Intranet
17 48 (0.45%) MPLS
18 38 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1272 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 514 (4.77%) Big Data
3 494 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 366 (3.40%) MySQL
5 363 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 348 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 297 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 279 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 253 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 225 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 200 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
12 193 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
13 192 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 169 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 159 (1.48%) SAP HANA
16 127 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
17 125 (1.16%) DB2
18 123 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
19 122 (1.13%) Redis
20 115 (1.07%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 482 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 301 (2.80%) JIRA
3 264 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 211 (1.96%) Selenium
5 155 (1.44%) JUnit
6 148 (1.37%) Subversion
7 138 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 134 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 117 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 102 (0.95%) NUnit
11 96 (0.89%) WebDriver
12 92 (0.85%) Maven
13 72 (0.67%) Grunt
14 69 (0.64%) Jasmine
15 59 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
16 55 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
17 54 (0.50%) Hudson
17 54 (0.50%) JBehave
18 53 (0.49%) SpecFlow
19 43 (0.40%) HP UFT
General
1 3597 (33.41%) Finance
2 2026 (18.82%) Banking
3 1268 (11.78%) Marketing
4 967 (8.98%) Telecoms
5 747 (6.94%) Manufacturing
6 479 (4.45%) Retail Banking
7 361 (3.35%) Games
8 308 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 214 (1.99%) Advertising
10 177 (1.64%) Legal
11 171 (1.59%) Back Office
12 155 (1.44%) Electronics
13 151 (1.40%) Law
14 146 (1.36%) Publishing
15 137 (1.27%) Billing
16 112 (1.04%) Investment Banking
17 108 (1.00%) Automotive
18 86 (0.80%) Front Office
19 83 (0.77%) Online Betting
20 71 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2225 (20.67%) Analyst
2 1944 (18.06%) Developer
3 1124 (10.44%) Project Manager
4 975 (9.06%) Business Analyst
5 951 (8.83%) Architect
6 806 (7.49%) Consultant
7 443 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 440 (4.09%) .NET Developer
9 428 (3.98%) IT Manager
10 402 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
11 337 (3.13%) C# Developer
11 337 (3.13%) Java Developer
12 327 (3.04%) Senior Manager
13 326 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
14 294 (2.73%) Support Analyst
15 278 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 245 (2.28%) SAP Consultant
17 229 (2.13%) Applications Support
18 224 (2.08%) SQL Developer
19 223 (2.07%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1114 (10.35%) HTML
2 1051 (9.76%) .NET
3 1013 (9.41%) CSS
4 649 (6.03%) Web Services
5 517 (4.80%) XML
6 499 (4.64%) HTML5
7 485 (4.51%) jQuery
8 465 (4.32%) ASP.NET
9 382 (3.55%) AngularJS
10 306 (2.84%) CSS3
11 298 (2.77%) Spring
12 287 (2.67%) REST
13 261 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 243 (2.26%) JSON
15 239 (2.22%) J2EE
16 232 (2.16%) SOAP
17 230 (2.14%) Middleware
18 186 (1.73%) RESTful
19 166 (1.54%) Ajax
20 149 (1.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1170 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 502 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 496 (4.61%) User Experience
4 481 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 456 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 418 (3.88%) FMCG
7 389 (3.61%) Mobile App
8 324 (3.01%) EPoS
9 217 (2.02%) Mathematics
10 202 (1.88%) Visualisation
11 196 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 137 (1.27%) Social Media
13 122 (1.13%) Fintech
14 120 (1.11%) Statistics
15 118 (1.10%) PMI
16 103 (0.96%) Life Science
17 102 (0.95%) Data Structures
18 96 (0.89%) Data Integration
19 84 (0.78%) iPad
20 80 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 916 (8.51%) Windows
2 628 (5.83%) Linux
3 391 (3.63%) Unix
4 263 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 250 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 237 (2.20%) Android
7 154 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 115 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 109 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 67 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 63 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 56 (0.52%) AIX
15 42 (0.39%) CentOS
16 40 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
19 19 (0.18%) zOS
20 16 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3205 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2588 (24.04%) E-Commerce
3 1587 (14.74%) Project Management
4 1209 (11.23%) Scrum
5 1089 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 1046 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
7 937 (8.70%) Analytics
8 885 (8.22%) ITIL
9 820 (7.62%) Business Analysis
10 811 (7.53%) CRM
11 752 (6.99%) PRINCE2
12 725 (6.73%) TDD
13 699 (6.49%) ERP
14 610 (5.67%) MVC
14 610 (5.67%) SDLC
15 575 (5.34%) Change Management
16 517 (4.80%) Logistics
17 508 (4.72%) Software Engineering
18 502 (4.66%) Waterfall
19 498 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1907 (17.71%) SQL
2 1222 (11.35%) Java
3 1093 (10.15%) JavaScript
4 969 (9.00%) C#
5 406 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 361 (3.35%) Python
7 321 (2.98%) PHP
8 197 (1.83%) C
9 194 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 183 (1.70%) Ruby
11 164 (1.52%) C++
12 151 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 138 (1.28%) Scala
14 131 (1.22%) Perl
15 106 (0.98%) R
16 103 (0.96%) PowerShell
17 101 (0.94%) VB.NET
18 82 (0.76%) VBA
19 79 (0.73%) Shell Script
20 76 (0.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1369 (12.72%) Degree
2 248 (2.30%) ISEB
3 216 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 163 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 161 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 153 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 131 (1.22%) CISSP
8 122 (1.13%) PMP
9 104 (0.97%) APMP
10 95 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 91 (0.85%) CCNA
12 87 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 85 (0.79%) CISM
14 84 (0.78%) MCSE
15 78 (0.72%) CCNP
16 77 (0.72%) Security Cleared
17 75 (0.70%) SAP Certification
18 72 (0.67%) CISA
19 64 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
20 45 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 605 (5.62%) QA
2 286 (2.66%) SLA
3 143 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 105 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 82 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 71 (0.66%) COBIT
7 50 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 43 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 19 (0.18%) SEPA
11 17 (0.16%) MiFID
12 15 (0.14%) Solvency II
13 14 (0.13%) EMIR
14 12 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 9 (0.084%) Basel III
16 8 (0.074%) Basel II
16 8 (0.074%) CRD IV
16 8 (0.074%) ISO27002
16 8 (0.074%) TickIT
17 7 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 420 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 173 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (0.88%) Docker
4 55 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.33%) Varnish
6 21 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 20 (0.19%) vSphere
8 19 (0.18%) KVM
9 15 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (0.13%) HDFS
10 14 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
11 12 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.10%) GPFS
12 11 (0.10%) XenApp
13 10 (0.093%) Snort
14 9 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.084%) PowerHA
14 9 (0.084%) QEMU
14 9 (0.084%) RHEV
15 8 (0.074%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 133 (1.24%) Puppet
2 129 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (1.03%) Ansible
4 71 (0.66%) SCCM
5 52 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 52 (0.48%) Nagios
6 48 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 33 (0.31%) Salt
8 32 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 27 (0.25%) logstash
10 24 (0.22%) Kibana
10 24 (0.22%) ZABBIX
11 19 (0.18%) Capistrano
11 19 (0.18%) SCOM
12 17 (0.16%) CFEngine
13 13 (0.12%) CA Endevor
13 13 (0.12%) Cacti
14 11 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 11 (0.10%) Icinga
14 11 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1397 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 1108 (10.29%) Oracle
3 879 (8.17%) SAP
4 352 (3.27%) IBM
5 272 (2.53%) VMware
6 259 (2.41%) Cisco
7 235 (2.18%) hybris
8 210 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 201 (1.87%) Adobe
10 187 (1.74%) Google
11 174 (1.62%) Tableau
12 158 (1.47%) ATG
13 147 (1.37%) HP
14 105 (0.98%) Demandware
15 86 (0.80%) Apple
16 83 (0.77%) Retek
17 80 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 78 (0.72%) Citrix
19 68 (0.63%) Cognizant
20 64 (0.59%) Twitter
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