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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 49 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4692 6237 6521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.25% 5.81% 5.67%
As % of the General category 12.73% 13.11% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3647 4582 4651
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,560
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +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
36865 47586 49800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.26% 44.33% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29633 38228 39711
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -8 4519 £55,000 +4.76% 881
London -6 2152 £62,500 +13.63% 234
South East -25 509 £50,000 - 161
West Midlands +5 369 £47,500 +5.55% 62
East Midlands +8 347 £50,000 +17.64% 58
East of England +1 278 £55,000 +3.77% 91
North West +1 272 £42,500 +6.25% 92
South West -4 268 £50,000 -13.04% 96
Yorkshire -23 243 £47,500 +11.76% 60
City of London -18 231 £58,000 +5.45% 45
Manchester -4 191 £42,500 +6.25% 41
West Yorkshire -20 168 £46,000 +2.22% 33
Birmingham +24 154 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Nottinghamshire +40 131 £58,750 +38.23% 5
Hertfordshire -2 131 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Buckinghamshire +5 125 £46,250 -4.63% 24
Hampshire -24 123 £42,500 -10.52% 39
Nottingham +40 114 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Bristol +29 111 £60,000 +6.66% 13
Leicestershire +1 100 £42,500 +8.28% 14
Coventry +4 96 £52,000 +8.33% 2
Surrey -22 95 £61,500 +36.66% 19
Berkshire -60 95 £55,000 - 24
Bedfordshire +4 93 £62,500 -7.40% 16
Leeds -38 84 £46,000 +3.37% 16
Scotland -41 70 £53,000 +11.57% 70
Leicester +4 63 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Watford -6 61 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Northamptonshire -9 55 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Gloucestershire -6 54 £50,000 -20.00% 25

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 3668 (35.71%) Finance
2 3286 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
3 2397 (23.34%) E-Commerce
4 1627 (15.84%) SQL
5 1557 (15.16%) Project Management
6 1536 (14.95%) Banking
7 1360 (13.24%) Java
8 1244 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 1165 (11.34%) JavaScript
10 1150 (11.20%) Oracle
11 1149 (11.19%) Degree
12 1143 (11.13%) HTML
13 1106 (10.77%) Microsoft
14 1092 (10.63%) Scrum
15 1002 (9.75%) CSS
16 997 (9.71%) SQL Server
17 978 (9.52%) Marketing
18 963 (9.38%) .NET
19 938 (9.13%) C#
20 926 (9.01%) SAP
21 913 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
22 858 (8.35%) Telecoms
23 855 (8.32%) PRINCE2
24 843 (8.21%) TDD
25 818 (7.96%) ITIL
26 789 (7.68%) Windows
27 763 (7.43%) Manufacturing
28 704 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
29 702 (6.83%) Business Analysis
30 696 (6.78%) CRM

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
1 328 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 210 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 191 (1.86%) CMS
3 191 (1.86%) JBoss
4 144 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 142 (1.38%) SAS
6 127 (1.24%) IIS
7 121 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 119 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 118 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 113 (1.10%) Apache
11 105 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 98 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
13 81 (0.79%) Jetty
14 71 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 70 (0.68%) Mule
16 69 (0.67%) Confluence
17 53 (0.52%) OpenStack
18 51 (0.50%) Drupal
19 43 (0.42%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 673 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 235 (2.29%) MS Office
3 159 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 144 (1.40%) MS Project
5 143 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 70 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 68 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 52 (0.51%) SPSS
9 28 (0.27%) Fireworks
10 22 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.058%) InDesign
13 5 (0.049%) InVision
14 4 (0.039%) Vectorworks
15 3 (0.029%) S-PLUS
16 2 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.019%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.019%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 136 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
1 136 (1.32%) SAP Retail
2 96 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 93 (0.91%) SAP FI
4 89 (0.87%) Magento
5 88 (0.86%) SAP CO
5 88 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
6 85 (0.83%) SAP SD
7 76 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
8 73 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 72 (0.70%) SAP ERP
10 55 (0.54%) SAP MM
11 54 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 51 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
13 47 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 43 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
14 43 (0.42%) SAP PM
14 43 (0.42%) SAP SCM
15 42 (0.41%) SAP HR
16 40 (0.39%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 498 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (3.86%) SaaS
3 338 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 174 (1.69%) Office 365
5 113 (1.10%) PaaS
6 112 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 93 (0.91%) Google Analytics
7 93 (0.91%) IaaS
8 56 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 52 (0.51%) Slack
10 43 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 43 (0.42%) GitHub
11 33 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 32 (0.31%) G Suite
13 29 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 29 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
14 26 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
15 22 (0.21%) CloudFront
16 18 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
17 17 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 367 (3.57%) Firewall
2 316 (3.08%) LAN
3 298 (2.90%) WAN
4 193 (1.88%) Internet
5 182 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 147 (1.43%) Network Security
7 136 (1.32%) DNS
8 113 (1.10%) VoIP
9 109 (1.06%) VPN
10 107 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
11 83 (0.81%) DHCP
12 82 (0.80%) MPLS
13 78 (0.76%) SAN
14 76 (0.74%) Unified Communications
15 69 (0.67%) SSL
15 69 (0.67%) Wireless
16 54 (0.53%) HTTP
17 40 (0.39%) VLAN
18 37 (0.36%) Intranet
19 32 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 997 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 562 (5.47%) Big Data
3 453 (4.41%) MySQL
4 362 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 295 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 284 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 278 (2.71%) MongoDB
8 223 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 204 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 193 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 149 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 147 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
13 126 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 123 (1.20%) DB2
15 103 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 96 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 92 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 79 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
19 74 (0.72%) QlikView
20 71 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 537 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 294 (2.86%) JIRA
3 275 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 260 (2.53%) Selenium
5 147 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 147 (1.43%) Subversion
6 131 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 127 (1.24%) JUnit
8 115 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 107 (1.04%) Maven
10 80 (0.78%) SoapUI
11 76 (0.74%) LSMW
12 75 (0.73%) Grunt
13 54 (0.53%) gulp
14 52 (0.51%) NUnit
15 48 (0.47%) Appium
16 47 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 46 (0.45%) WebDriver
18 42 (0.41%) Ant
18 42 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 3668 (35.71%) Finance
2 1536 (14.95%) Banking
3 978 (9.52%) Marketing
4 858 (8.35%) Telecoms
5 763 (7.43%) Manufacturing
6 478 (4.65%) Retail Banking
7 433 (4.22%) Publishing
8 362 (3.52%) Games
9 248 (2.41%) Advertising
10 190 (1.85%) Legal
11 142 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 140 (1.36%) Investment Banking
13 129 (1.26%) Online Betting
14 106 (1.03%) Back Office
15 98 (0.95%) Billing
16 90 (0.88%) Automotive
17 76 (0.74%) Electronics
18 69 (0.67%) Law
19 65 (0.63%) Financial Institution
20 64 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2046 (19.92%) Analyst
2 1800 (17.52%) Developer
3 1172 (11.41%) Architect
4 1152 (11.21%) Project Manager
5 1045 (10.17%) Business Analyst
6 739 (7.19%) Consultant
7 562 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
8 427 (4.16%) IT Manager
9 412 (4.01%) Senior Developer
10 357 (3.48%) .NET Developer
11 344 (3.35%) Java Developer
12 315 (3.07%) Senior Manager
13 292 (2.84%) SAP Consultant
14 291 (2.83%) C# Developer
15 289 (2.81%) Support Analyst
16 281 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
17 262 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
18 257 (2.50%) Applications Support
19 242 (2.36%) Programme Manager
20 238 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1143 (11.13%) HTML
2 1002 (9.75%) CSS
3 963 (9.38%) .NET
4 532 (5.18%) HTML5
5 480 (4.67%) AngularJS
6 476 (4.63%) Web Services
7 469 (4.57%) ASP.NET
7 469 (4.57%) jQuery
8 438 (4.26%) XML
9 318 (3.10%) REST
10 273 (2.66%) Node.js
11 264 (2.57%) CSS3
12 257 (2.50%) Spring
13 234 (2.28%) JSON
14 205 (2.00%) Middleware
15 204 (1.99%) SOAP
16 198 (1.93%) React
17 190 (1.85%) J2EE
18 184 (1.79%) RESTful
19 177 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 913 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 448 (4.36%) User Experience
3 409 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 402 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 394 (3.84%) Data Centre
6 348 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 323 (3.14%) FMCG
8 318 (3.10%) EPoS
9 289 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 147 (1.43%) Online Games
11 135 (1.31%) PMI
12 130 (1.27%) Visualisation
13 124 (1.21%) Mathematics
14 97 (0.94%) Social Media
15 90 (0.88%) iPad
16 89 (0.87%) Statistics
17 88 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 79 (0.77%) Virtual Team
19 78 (0.76%) Data Integration
20 69 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 789 (7.68%) Windows
2 674 (6.56%) Linux
3 299 (2.91%) Unix
4 292 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 267 (2.60%) Android
6 245 (2.39%) Windows Server
7 122 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 115 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 103 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 67 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 63 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 60 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 57 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 43 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 38 (0.37%) CentOS
16 36 (0.35%) Windows 10
17 21 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.18%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.18%) AIX
20 14 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3286 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2397 (23.34%) E-Commerce
3 1557 (15.16%) Project Management
4 1244 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1092 (10.63%) Scrum
6 855 (8.32%) PRINCE2
7 843 (8.21%) TDD
8 818 (7.96%) ITIL
9 704 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
10 702 (6.83%) Business Analysis
11 696 (6.78%) CRM
12 695 (6.77%) Analytics
13 598 (5.82%) Software Engineering
14 568 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 567 (5.52%) ERP
15 567 (5.52%) Waterfall
16 532 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 514 (5.00%) MVC
18 501 (4.88%) OO
19 491 (4.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1627 (15.84%) SQL
2 1360 (13.24%) Java
3 1165 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 938 (9.13%) C#
5 523 (5.09%) Python
6 390 (3.80%) PHP
7 238 (2.32%) T-SQL
8 199 (1.94%) C
9 190 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 173 (1.68%) Ruby
11 157 (1.53%) Perl
12 154 (1.50%) C++
13 135 (1.31%) ABAP
14 134 (1.30%) Scala
15 104 (1.01%) R
16 100 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 97 (0.94%) Go
18 84 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 75 (0.73%) Shell Script
20 69 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1149 (11.19%) Degree
2 282 (2.75%) ISEB
3 274 (2.67%) PMP
4 242 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 188 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 104 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 103 (1.00%) CCNP
8 102 (0.99%) CISSP
9 89 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 88 (0.86%) CCNA
11 80 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 75 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 74 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 70 (0.68%) APMP
15 68 (0.66%) CISM
16 53 (0.52%) CISA
17 44 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 40 (0.39%) SC Cleared
19 39 (0.38%) CCSE
19 39 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 660 (6.43%) QA
2 216 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 200 (1.95%) SLA
4 145 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 121 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 30 (0.29%) COBIT
7 27 (0.26%) WCAG
8 26 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.12%) SDET
12 11 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 11 (0.11%) P3O
13 9 (0.088%) GxP
13 9 (0.088%) MiFID
13 9 (0.088%) SEPA
14 8 (0.078%) FATCA
15 7 (0.068%) ISO22301
16 6 (0.058%) PMBOK
17 4 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 305 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 249 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (0.95%) Docker
4 73 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 64 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 56 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 53 (0.52%) vSphere
8 47 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
9 32 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.13%) Firmware
10 13 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 12 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.11%) Varnish
13 10 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.078%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.078%) Xen
15 7 (0.068%) HDFS
16 6 (0.058%) XenApp
17 5 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 172 (1.67%) Puppet
2 132 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (1.18%) Ansible
4 93 (0.91%) SCCM
5 52 (0.51%) Salt
6 46 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 45 (0.44%) logstash
8 44 (0.43%) Kibana
9 38 (0.37%) SCOM
10 37 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 30 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 22 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
14 21 (0.20%) vRealize
14 21 (0.20%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.19%) Kubernetes
16 19 (0.18%) Backup Exec
16 19 (0.18%) SCOrch
17 16 (0.16%) Nagios
17 16 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1150 (11.20%) Oracle
2 1106 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 926 (9.01%) SAP
4 355 (3.46%) VMware
5 307 (2.99%) IBM
6 285 (2.77%) Cisco
7 227 (2.21%) hybris
8 201 (1.96%) Google
9 175 (1.70%) CheckPoint
10 168 (1.64%) HP
11 165 (1.61%) Adobe
12 142 (1.38%) ATG
13 124 (1.21%) Citrix
14 107 (1.04%) Hyperion
15 98 (0.95%) Tableau
16 89 (0.87%) Retek
17 87 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
18 74 (0.72%) Juniper
19 72 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
20 71 (0.69%) Apple
Reigate, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £600-650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £75000 - £75001 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000k base, £9,600k cash allowance, 15% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per month + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £18000 - £18001 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MaxAd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £37075.00 - £46924.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday