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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6697 6419 5563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.12% 5.59% 5.24%
As % of the General category 13.68% 12.77% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4393 4167
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
48938 50260 47797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 43.80% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39063 38661 37726
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 +9 6215 £50,000 - 981
London +10 3153 £57,500 +4.54% 441
South East -7 875 £50,000 +11.11% 120
City of London +23 653 £57,500 - 92
Yorkshire +3 407 £42,250 +5.62% 68
North West 0 390 £43,000 +7.50% 99
East Midlands +7 363 £40,000 - 64
East of England -7 358 £46,375 +3.05% 49
West Midlands +1 344 £42,500 -15.00% 57
West Yorkshire -3 293 £42,500 - 44
South West +7 288 £45,000 +12.50% 74
Manchester +8 266 £43,000 +10.96% 59
Scotland +15 265 £49,000 +3.15% 59
Berkshire -4 265 £57,500 +15.00% 31
Edinburgh +23 224 £49,000 +2.08% 41
Hertfordshire -11 224 £48,000 - 29
Leeds -3 205 £45,000 +4.04% 17
Hampshire -18 194 £49,500 +32.00% 29
Leicestershire +15 152 £41,500 +6.95% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 150 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Surrey +8 114 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Cheshire -3 98 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Milton Keynes 0 97 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Northamptonshire +3 96 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Birmingham -18 90 £42,500 -29.16% 25
Coventry 0 82 £52,500 -7.07% 6
Watford -10 82 £48,000 +1.05% 7
Reading -22 81 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Northampton 0 80 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 72 £40,000 - 20

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4186 (32.01%) Finance
2 3512 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 3204 (24.50%) Banking
4 2786 (21.30%) E-Commerce
5 2255 (17.24%) SQL
6 1882 (14.39%) Project Management
7 1816 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1787 (13.66%) Java
9 1677 (12.82%) Degree
10 1653 (12.64%) SQL Server
11 1624 (12.42%) Microsoft
12 1599 (12.23%) .NET
13 1561 (11.94%) HTML
14 1494 (11.42%) C#
15 1427 (10.91%) Oracle
16 1421 (10.87%) JavaScript
17 1327 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 1208 (9.24%) Scrum
19 1200 (9.18%) Windows
20 1166 (8.92%) CSS
21 1152 (8.81%) Marketing
22 1095 (8.37%) MVC
23 1059 (8.10%) ITIL
24 1051 (8.04%) Retail Banking
25 1017 (7.78%) MS Excel
26 1000 (7.65%) Business Analysis
27 981 (7.50%) Analytics
28 964 (7.37%) SDLC
29 950 (7.26%) PRINCE2
30 943 (7.21%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 527 (4.03%) WebSphere
2 330 (2.52%) SAS
3 274 (2.10%) Node.js
4 266 (2.03%) CMS
5 250 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 192 (1.47%) JBoss
7 190 (1.45%) IIS
8 156 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
9 139 (1.06%) Apache
10 125 (0.96%) MS Exchange
11 119 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 113 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
13 105 (0.80%) Apache Pig
14 97 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 88 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 86 (0.66%) Apache Solr
17 73 (0.56%) NetWeaver
18 67 (0.51%) Apache Spark
19 60 (0.46%) Lync
20 59 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1017 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 379 (2.90%) MS Office
3 170 (1.30%) MS Project
4 165 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 125 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 119 (0.91%) SPSS
7 111 (0.85%) Photoshop
8 78 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 66 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 35 (0.27%) InDesign
11 30 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
12 20 (0.15%) PowerPivot
13 18 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.076%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
17 5 (0.038%) S-PLUS
17 5 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
18 4 (0.031%) CPLEX
19 3 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 188 (1.44%) Magento
2 168 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
3 116 (0.89%) SAP Retail
4 108 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 103 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 102 (0.78%) SAP SD
7 98 (0.75%) SAP CO
8 95 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
9 82 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 72 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
11 66 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
12 61 (0.47%) SAP MM
13 57 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
14 54 (0.41%) SAP ERP
15 52 (0.40%) Temenos T24
15 52 (0.40%) SAP CRM
16 43 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
17 34 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
17 34 (0.26%) Maximo
17 34 (0.26%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 365 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 360 (2.75%) SaaS
3 306 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 147 (1.12%) Google Analytics
5 112 (0.86%) Office 365
6 100 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 89 (0.68%) PaaS
8 45 (0.34%) IaaS
9 39 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 30 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (0.16%) GitHub
12 21 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 18 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
14 14 (0.11%) Force.com
15 13 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.099%) Yammer
16 11 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.061%) Basecamp
18 7 (0.054%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 341 (2.61%) Internet
2 238 (1.82%) Firewall
3 213 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 202 (1.54%) Wireless
5 176 (1.35%) WAN
6 169 (1.29%) LAN
7 164 (1.25%) DNS
8 152 (1.16%) SAN
9 108 (0.83%) VPN
10 93 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
11 88 (0.67%) SSL
12 87 (0.67%) HTTP
12 87 (0.67%) Network Security
13 85 (0.65%) DHCP
14 77 (0.59%) MPLS
15 73 (0.56%) VoIP
16 60 (0.46%) NAS
17 51 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (0.39%) VLAN
18 50 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1653 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 474 (3.62%) MySQL
3 467 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 417 (3.19%) Big Data
5 352 (2.69%) Relational Database
6 315 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 307 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 291 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 281 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 265 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 264 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
12 259 (1.98%) DB2
13 236 (1.80%) Hadoop
14 191 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 171 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 158 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 149 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 139 (1.06%) SAP HANA
19 126 (0.96%) QlikView
20 121 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 536 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 261 (2.00%) JIRA
3 232 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 223 (1.71%) NUnit
5 216 (1.65%) Maven
6 195 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 171 (1.31%) Subversion
8 168 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 151 (1.15%) Selenium
10 133 (1.02%) JUnit
11 103 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 79 (0.60%) TeamCity
13 76 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
14 74 (0.57%) Hudson
15 70 (0.54%) Cucumber
16 65 (0.50%) Moq
16 65 (0.50%) Ant
17 60 (0.46%) SpecFlow
18 56 (0.43%) MSTest
19 55 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 4186 (32.01%) Finance
2 3204 (24.50%) Banking
3 1152 (8.81%) Marketing
4 1051 (8.04%) Retail Banking
5 858 (6.56%) Telecoms
6 617 (4.72%) Manufacturing
7 400 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 375 (2.87%) Advertising
9 359 (2.75%) Back Office
10 311 (2.38%) Games
11 308 (2.36%) Investment Banking
12 231 (1.77%) Financial Institution
13 207 (1.58%) Law
14 192 (1.47%) Publishing
15 174 (1.33%) Front Office
15 174 (1.33%) Billing
16 128 (0.98%) Legal
17 118 (0.90%) Automotive
18 112 (0.86%) French Language
19 86 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2574 (19.68%) Developer
2 2568 (19.64%) Analyst
3 1414 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 1210 (9.25%) Project Manager
5 1080 (8.26%) Consultant
6 1053 (8.05%) Architect
7 651 (4.98%) .NET Developer
8 537 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 407 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
10 371 (2.84%) Senior Manager
11 361 (2.76%) Java Developer
12 326 (2.49%) C# Developer
13 317 (2.42%) Software Engineer
14 287 (2.19%) Technical Specialist
15 286 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
16 267 (2.04%) Web Developer
17 253 (1.93%) Support Analyst
17 253 (1.93%) C# .NET Developer
18 244 (1.87%) Designer
19 234 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1599 (12.23%) .NET
2 1561 (11.94%) HTML
3 1166 (8.92%) CSS
4 853 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 752 (5.75%) Web Services
6 746 (5.70%) HTML5
7 683 (5.22%) XML
8 675 (5.16%) jQuery
9 525 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 481 (3.68%) Spring
11 417 (3.19%) AngularJS
12 389 (2.97%) WCF
13 381 (2.91%) J2EE
14 345 (2.64%) .NET Framework
15 331 (2.53%) RESTful
16 330 (2.52%) REST
17 324 (2.48%) CSS3
18 292 (2.23%) SOAP
19 281 (2.15%) Hibernate
20 279 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1816 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 517 (3.95%) User Experience
3 506 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 497 (3.80%) FMCG
5 439 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 418 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 353 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 340 (2.60%) EPoS
9 251 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 245 (1.87%) Mathematics
11 217 (1.66%) Social Media
12 210 (1.61%) Online Banking
13 208 (1.59%) Visualisation
14 203 (1.55%) NHS
15 189 (1.45%) Data Integration
16 165 (1.26%) Statistics
17 149 (1.14%) Data Structures
18 141 (1.08%) Algorithms
19 133 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 112 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1200 (9.18%) Windows
2 717 (5.48%) Linux
3 638 (4.88%) UNIX
4 251 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 222 (1.70%) Android
6 213 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 133 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 124 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 122 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 100 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 77 (0.59%) Solaris
12 67 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 59 (0.45%) zOS
13 59 (0.45%) AIX
14 49 (0.37%) CentOS
15 46 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 29 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 19 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
18 19 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3512 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2786 (21.30%) E-Commerce
3 1882 (14.39%) Project Management
4 1327 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 1208 (9.24%) Scrum
6 1095 (8.37%) MVC
7 1059 (8.10%) ITIL
8 1000 (7.65%) Business Analysis
9 981 (7.50%) Analytics
10 964 (7.37%) SDLC
11 950 (7.26%) PRINCE2
12 910 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 905 (6.92%) CRM
14 891 (6.81%) TDD
15 864 (6.61%) Mentoring
16 763 (5.83%) Change Management
17 715 (5.47%) ERP
18 697 (5.33%) OO
19 612 (4.68%) Software Engineering
20 541 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2255 (17.24%) SQL
2 1787 (13.66%) Java
3 1494 (11.42%) C#
4 1421 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 406 (3.10%) PHP
6 357 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 321 (2.45%) C
8 313 (2.39%) C++
9 289 (2.21%) Python
10 193 (1.48%) PL/SQL
11 186 (1.42%) Ruby
12 182 (1.39%) R
13 156 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 156 (1.19%) VBA
14 137 (1.05%) VB
15 118 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 110 (0.84%) Perl
17 100 (0.76%) Scala
18 96 (0.73%) COBOL
19 95 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1677 (12.82%) Degree
2 282 (2.16%) ISEB
3 281 (2.15%) PMI Certification
4 208 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 208 (1.59%) PMP
5 172 (1.32%) CISSP
6 154 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 151 (1.15%) CISA
8 136 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 132 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 110 (0.84%) ISTQB
11 101 (0.77%) SC Cleared
12 100 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 97 (0.74%) CISM
14 93 (0.71%) MCSE
15 89 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 84 (0.64%) CCNP
17 79 (0.60%) CCNA
18 77 (0.59%) ACCA
19 64 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 764 (5.84%) QA
2 273 (2.09%) SLA
3 108 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 87 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 67 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 55 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 44 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 41 (0.31%) CRD IV
8 41 (0.31%) COBIT
9 25 (0.19%) MiFID
9 25 (0.19%) EMIR
10 19 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
12 14 (0.11%) FATCA
13 13 (0.099%) PMBOK
14 12 (0.092%) Basel II
15 9 (0.069%) WCAG
16 8 (0.061%) TickIT
16 8 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
17 7 (0.054%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 348 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 188 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 69 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 39 (0.30%) vSphere
6 36 (0.28%) HDFS
7 32 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 30 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 29 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 29 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 23 (0.18%) Docker
11 22 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
11 22 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 19 (0.15%) Samba
13 18 (0.14%) RACF
13 18 (0.14%) vCloud
14 17 (0.13%) NFS
14 17 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 14 (0.11%) Varnish
16 13 (0.099%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 128 (0.98%) Puppet
2 124 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (0.41%) Ansible
4 42 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 41 (0.31%) SCCM
6 37 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 37 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 33 (0.25%) Vagrant
8 31 (0.24%) SCOM
9 30 (0.23%) CA Endevor
10 28 (0.21%) Oozie
11 26 (0.20%) Nagios
12 18 (0.14%) Ambari
12 18 (0.14%) zSecure
13 17 (0.13%) MOM
14 15 (0.11%) TeamSite
15 13 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 13 (0.099%) SolarWinds Orion
16 12 (0.092%) BMC PATROL
16 12 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1624 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 1427 (10.91%) Oracle
3 943 (7.21%) SAP
4 581 (4.44%) IBM
5 334 (2.55%) Cisco
6 333 (2.55%) hybris
7 285 (2.18%) Google
8 260 (1.99%) VMware
9 219 (1.67%) ATG
10 200 (1.53%) Adobe
11 190 (1.45%) Tableau
12 186 (1.42%) HP
13 149 (1.14%) Demandware
14 148 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
15 121 (0.93%) Cognos
16 119 (0.91%) Citrix
17 115 (0.88%) Red Hat
18 110 (0.84%) CheckPoint
19 109 (0.83%) Teradata
20 78 (0.60%) Informatica
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
United Kingdom
Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUSES
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus, full health, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus, full health, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £115000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43k - £55k + Excellent Benefits/Career Progression Opportunities
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Talent Spa
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000, Depending on Experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £85000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago