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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6510 5842 5707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.02% 5.18% 5.28%
As % of the General category 13.62% 11.74% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4565 4076 4380
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
47782 49749 47100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.17% 44.07% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37502 38583 37462
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 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 30 March 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 +12 6120 £50,000 - 1014
London +9 3156 £55,000 - 444
South East -2 843 £49,500 +8.79% 132
City of London +15 671 £56,250 -6.25% 121
Yorkshire +51 504 £40,000 - 81
North West +9 403 £42,500 +6.25% 119
West Yorkshire +42 335 £45,000 +12.50% 55
East of England -21 309 £45,000 +12.50% 56
South West +3 283 £45,000 +13.56% 58
West Midlands -18 269 £45,250 -4.73% 42
East Midlands +25 263 £43,000 +7.50% 60
Berkshire -15 237 £55,000 +11.11% 23
Manchester +15 230 £42,500 +6.25% 65
Leeds +32 197 £45,000 +6.37% 29
Hertfordshire -13 192 £45,000 +16.12% 33
Hampshire -12 182 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Buckinghamshire +25 167 £55,000 +37.50% 16
Scotland +28 162 £45,000 - 47
Surrey +9 123 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Edinburgh +8 123 £55,000 +20.87% 29
Reading -9 109 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Northamptonshire +23 103 £47,500 +31.94% 20
North Yorkshire +63 95 £37,500 -9.63% 6
Birmingham -11 94 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Cheshire -12 91 £45,000 +25.87% 36
Bristol +16 82 £43,000 -9.47% 19
Leicestershire +16 81 £40,500 +6.57% 17
Northampton +29 73 £47,500 +41.79% 11
Coventry -14 70 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Milton Keynes +21 69 £45,000 +12.50% 14

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3970 (30.92%) Finance
2 3262 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3045 (23.72%) E-Commerce
4 2877 (22.41%) Banking
5 2094 (16.31%) SQL
6 1772 (13.80%) Project Management
7 1770 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 1662 (12.94%) Java
9 1513 (11.78%) SQL Server
10 1493 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
11 1407 (10.96%) HTML
12 1386 (10.80%) Oracle
13 1356 (10.56%) .NET
14 1321 (10.29%) Degree
15 1319 (10.27%) Windows
16 1298 (10.11%) JavaScript
17 1230 (9.58%) C#
18 1164 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 1157 (9.01%) Scrum
20 1128 (8.79%) MS Excel
21 1119 (8.72%) CSS
22 1081 (8.42%) Marketing
23 1070 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
24 1067 (8.31%) ITIL
25 1025 (7.98%) Telecoms
26 945 (7.36%) QA
27 941 (7.33%) Business Analysis
28 889 (6.92%) PRINCE2
29 850 (6.62%) Analytics
30 798 (6.22%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 462 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 264 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 244 (1.90%) IIS
4 224 (1.74%) Apache
5 219 (1.71%) SAS
6 206 (1.60%) Node.js
7 204 (1.59%) CMS
8 187 (1.46%) JBoss
9 176 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 173 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 140 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 135 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 96 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 75 (0.58%) MQSeries
15 70 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
16 63 (0.49%) Drupal
17 61 (0.48%) CICS
18 59 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
19 57 (0.44%) Confluence
19 57 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1128 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 492 (3.83%) MS Office
3 208 (1.62%) Photoshop
4 186 (1.45%) MS Project
5 142 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 123 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
7 121 (0.94%) MS Visio
8 59 (0.46%) SPSS
9 55 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 53 (0.41%) InDesign
11 35 (0.27%) Fireworks
12 32 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
13 20 (0.16%) PowerPivot
14 11 (0.086%) Acrobat
15 10 (0.078%) 3ds Max
16 9 (0.070%) CPLEX
17 8 (0.062%) CINEMA 4D
17 8 (0.062%) NASTRAN
17 8 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
18 7 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 161 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 155 (1.21%) Magento
3 147 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
4 129 (1.00%) SAP Retail
5 121 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
6 96 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 89 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
7 89 (0.69%) SAP FI
8 87 (0.68%) SAP CO
9 86 (0.67%) SAP SD
9 86 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
10 77 (0.60%) SAP MM
11 66 (0.51%) Temenos T24
12 56 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
12 56 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
13 53 (0.41%) Finacle
13 53 (0.41%) SAP ERP
14 52 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
15 47 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
16 44 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 382 (2.98%) SaaS
2 208 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (0.81%) Office 365
5 61 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (0.47%) PaaS
7 46 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 41 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (0.22%) IaaS
10 22 (0.17%) GitHub
11 20 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
12 11 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.078%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.070%) Trello
15 8 (0.062%) Taleo
15 8 (0.062%) Force.com
16 7 (0.055%) Google Apps
16 7 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.047%) Yammer
17 6 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 319 (2.48%) Internet
2 221 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 217 (1.69%) Firewall
4 184 (1.43%) Wireless
5 165 (1.29%) DNS
6 162 (1.26%) WAN
7 138 (1.07%) LAN
8 128 (1.00%) HTTP
9 123 (0.96%) SAN
10 112 (0.87%) VPN
11 103 (0.80%) VoIP
12 95 (0.74%) MPLS
13 82 (0.64%) FTP
14 80 (0.62%) DHCP
15 74 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
16 63 (0.49%) Network Security
17 59 (0.46%) BGP
18 54 (0.42%) Intranet
19 52 (0.41%) VLAN
20 49 (0.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1513 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 561 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 408 (3.18%) MySQL
4 367 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 355 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 345 (2.69%) Big Data
7 335 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 281 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 239 (1.86%) DB2
10 214 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 205 (1.60%) NoSQL
12 195 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 164 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 155 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 131 (1.02%) Hadoop
16 123 (0.96%) Data Mining
17 103 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
18 84 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
19 81 (0.63%) QlikView
20 79 (0.62%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 422 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 245 (1.91%) JIRA
3 220 (1.71%) Subversion
4 190 (1.48%) NUnit
5 182 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 163 (1.27%) Selenium
7 162 (1.26%) Maven
8 158 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 146 (1.14%) Ant
10 145 (1.13%) Moq
11 124 (0.97%) ReSharper
12 118 (0.92%) Eclipse
12 118 (0.92%) Jenkins
13 108 (0.84%) SoapUI
14 103 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 102 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
16 87 (0.68%) SpecFlow
17 85 (0.66%) JUnit
18 84 (0.65%) WebDriver
19 72 (0.56%) FitNesse
General
1 3970 (30.92%) Finance
2 2877 (22.41%) Banking
3 1081 (8.42%) Marketing
4 1025 (7.98%) Telecoms
5 771 (6.01%) Retail Banking
6 621 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 410 (3.19%) Advertising
8 333 (2.59%) Games
9 303 (2.36%) Back Office
10 242 (1.88%) Investment Banking
11 235 (1.83%) Aerospace
12 192 (1.50%) Legal
13 176 (1.37%) Law
14 165 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 125 (0.97%) Billing
16 113 (0.88%) General Ledger
17 110 (0.86%) Financial Institution
18 91 (0.71%) French Language
19 89 (0.69%) Front Office
20 79 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2746 (21.39%) Analyst
2 2375 (18.50%) Developer
3 1410 (10.98%) Business Analyst
4 1170 (9.11%) Architect
5 1164 (9.07%) Consultant
6 1108 (8.63%) Project Manager
7 485 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
8 471 (3.67%) .NET Developer
9 403 (3.14%) Java Developer
10 389 (3.03%) Senior Developer
11 355 (2.77%) Senior Manager
12 338 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
13 303 (2.36%) Support Analyst
14 299 (2.33%) Junior
15 278 (2.17%) Test Analyst
16 253 (1.97%) Software Developer
16 253 (1.97%) C# Developer
17 242 (1.88%) Designer
18 236 (1.84%) Web Developer
19 213 (1.66%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1407 (10.96%) HTML
2 1356 (10.56%) .NET
3 1119 (8.72%) CSS
4 742 (5.78%) ASP.NET
5 694 (5.41%) jQuery
6 687 (5.35%) XML
7 605 (4.71%) HTML5
8 575 (4.48%) Web Services
9 461 (3.59%) J2EE
10 388 (3.02%) Spring
11 361 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 325 (2.53%) WCF
13 291 (2.27%) Middleware
14 289 (2.25%) CSS3
15 264 (2.06%) Hibernate
16 246 (1.92%) .NET Framework
17 240 (1.87%) SOAP
18 239 (1.86%) RESTful
19 235 (1.83%) AngularJS
20 229 (1.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1493 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 505 (3.93%) User Experience
3 440 (3.43%) FMCG
4 409 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 395 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 379 (2.95%) EPoS
7 341 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 215 (1.67%) Social Media
9 202 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 194 (1.51%) Open Source
11 173 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 167 (1.30%) Statistics
13 155 (1.21%) Visualisation
14 132 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 132 (1.03%) Mainframe
15 120 (0.93%) Online Banking
16 117 (0.91%) Data Integration
17 110 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 109 (0.85%) PMI
19 102 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1319 (10.27%) Windows
2 753 (5.86%) Linux
3 632 (4.92%) UNIX
4 274 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 227 (1.77%) Android
6 197 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 186 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 154 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 147 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 101 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 99 (0.77%) Solaris
12 88 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (0.59%) AIX
14 59 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 47 (0.37%) CentOS
16 44 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 42 (0.33%) zOS
18 29 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
18 29 (0.23%) Windows 2000
19 28 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3262 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 3045 (23.72%) E-Commerce
3 1772 (13.80%) Project Management
4 1164 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 1157 (9.01%) Scrum
6 1070 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1067 (8.31%) ITIL
8 941 (7.33%) Business Analysis
9 889 (6.92%) PRINCE2
10 850 (6.62%) Analytics
11 797 (6.21%) MVC
12 767 (5.97%) CRM
13 754 (5.87%) Mentoring
14 692 (5.39%) OO
15 640 (4.98%) Change Management
16 638 (4.97%) ERP
17 622 (4.84%) TDD
18 510 (3.97%) Waterfall
19 485 (3.78%) SOA
20 467 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2094 (16.31%) SQL
2 1662 (12.94%) Java
3 1298 (10.11%) JavaScript
4 1230 (9.58%) C#
5 400 (3.12%) T-SQL
6 391 (3.05%) PHP
7 247 (1.92%) C
8 238 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 232 (1.81%) C++
10 188 (1.46%) Python
11 172 (1.34%) Ruby
12 168 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 150 (1.17%) VB
14 146 (1.14%) Perl
15 125 (0.97%) Bash Shell
16 107 (0.83%) PowerShell
17 105 (0.82%) VBA
18 102 (0.79%) Shell Script
19 86 (0.67%) ABAP
20 80 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 1321 (10.29%) Degree
2 518 (4.03%) ISEB
3 332 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 271 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 229 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 215 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 196 (1.53%) CISSP
8 156 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 153 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 151 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 138 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
12 131 (1.02%) PMP
13 124 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 121 (0.94%) CISA
15 106 (0.83%) SAP Certification
16 85 (0.66%) DV Cleared
17 73 (0.57%) CCNA
18 68 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 64 (0.50%) CCNP
20 61 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 945 (7.36%) QA
2 298 (2.32%) SLA
3 139 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 93 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 56 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (0.30%) COBIT
8 36 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 17 (0.13%) FATCA
10 16 (0.12%) Basel II
11 14 (0.11%) CRD IV
12 13 (0.10%) ISO 8583
13 9 (0.070%) FINREP
14 7 (0.055%) P3O
15 6 (0.047%) COREP
16 5 (0.039%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 4 (0.031%) SNOMED CT
17 4 (0.031%) Basel III
System Software
1 409 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 243 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 52 (0.41%) vSphere
5 37 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 28 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (0.21%) HDFS
8 26 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 23 (0.18%) XenApp
10 22 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 22 (0.17%) RACF
11 21 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 20 (0.16%) ACF2
13 18 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (0.12%) Terminal Server
15 14 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.086%) Samba
17 9 (0.070%) NFS
17 9 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 100 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 90 (0.70%) Puppet
3 76 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (0.58%) SCCM
5 43 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 34 (0.26%) SCOM
7 33 (0.26%) Nagios
8 32 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 30 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 29 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 27 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 24 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 21 (0.16%) Data Guard
14 17 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 17 (0.13%) Ansible
15 15 (0.12%) Control-M
15 15 (0.12%) OpenView
16 13 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
17 11 (0.086%) CA Endevor
18 9 (0.070%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1770 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1386 (10.80%) Oracle
3 798 (6.22%) SAP
4 519 (4.04%) IBM
5 336 (2.62%) hybris
6 326 (2.54%) VMware
7 316 (2.46%) ATG
8 304 (2.37%) HP
9 300 (2.34%) Cisco
10 299 (2.33%) Google
11 241 (1.88%) Demandware
12 197 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 166 (1.29%) Citrix
14 162 (1.26%) Fujitsu
15 154 (1.20%) Business Objects
16 151 (1.18%) Adobe
17 132 (1.03%) Apple
18 117 (0.91%) Hyperion
19 116 (0.90%) Endeca
20 111 (0.86%) Red Hat
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + company benefits
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 4 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum (dependant upon experience)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago