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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 37 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5492 6684 6554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.70% 6.11% 5.64%
As % of the General category 13.28% 13.70% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4620 4482
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
41355 48796 50866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.90% 44.61% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34020 38887 39101
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,480 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 5220 £55,000 +10.00% 761
London -5 2496 £62,500 +8.69% 320
South East -9 620 £50,000 - 95
West Midlands +13 497 £45,000 +5.88% 46
East Midlands +5 385 £45,000 +11.11% 57
City of London -8 378 £65,000 +13.04% 73
Yorkshire -4 308 £45,000 +6.50% 63
North West -5 306 £45,000 +5.26% 69
East of England -7 280 £50,000 +8.69% 47
Birmingham +35 244 £40,000 -3.03% 21
Manchester -6 243 £45,000 +3.44% 46
South West -9 237 £52,500 +16.66% 50
West Yorkshire -5 219 £50,000 +17.64% 33
Hampshire +3 196 £42,500 -11.91% 23
Leicestershire 0 195 £43,500 +7.40% 14
Scotland -8 174 £50,750 +3.57% 32
Edinburgh -6 147 £50,000 - 17
Berkshire -44 141 £55,000 -4.34% 28
Leeds -10 127 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Hertfordshire -14 121 £50,000 +4.71% 21
Coventry +10 114 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Leicester +7 112 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Nottinghamshire +21 101 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Surrey +15 95 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Bristol +33 93 £52,500 +8.02% 15
Bedfordshire +25 90 £52,500 +22.09% 11
Bradford +43 81 £41,250 -46.42% 8
Nottingham +42 79 £60,000 +45.45% 21
Buckinghamshire -14 79 £45,000 - 11
Southampton +6 71 £44,000 -16.19% 3

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3820 (34.96%) Finance
2 3431 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 2657 (24.31%) E-Commerce
4 1788 (16.36%) SQL
5 1771 (16.21%) Project Management
6 1767 (16.17%) Banking
7 1380 (12.63%) Degree
8 1376 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 1336 (12.23%) Java
10 1231 (11.26%) Oracle
11 1220 (11.16%) Microsoft
12 1211 (11.08%) Scrum
13 1202 (11.00%) HTML
14 1188 (10.87%) JavaScript
15 1095 (10.02%) SQL Server
16 1085 (9.93%) .NET
17 1046 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
18 1037 (9.49%) Marketing
19 1028 (9.41%) CSS
20 988 (9.04%) C#
21 955 (8.74%) ITIL
22 939 (8.59%) Windows
23 919 (8.41%) Telecoms
24 892 (8.16%) PRINCE2
25 842 (7.70%) Business Analysis
26 840 (7.69%) TDD
27 814 (7.45%) SAP
28 811 (7.42%) Manufacturing
29 809 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
30 805 (7.37%) 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
1 374 (3.42%) WebSphere
2 219 (2.00%) SAS
3 196 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 174 (1.59%) CMS
5 166 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 162 (1.48%) JBoss
7 148 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 131 (1.20%) IIS
9 112 (1.02%) Apache Spark
10 108 (0.99%) Apache
11 84 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 79 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
13 64 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 62 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 58 (0.53%) Apache Solr
16 57 (0.52%) Drupal
17 55 (0.50%) Mule
18 54 (0.49%) Confluence
19 45 (0.41%) Apache Pig
19 45 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 699 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 255 (2.33%) MS Office
3 144 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 130 (1.19%) MS Project
5 103 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 74 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 55 (0.50%) SPSS
8 48 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 34 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 26 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
11 18 (0.16%) Fireworks
12 17 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 11 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 9 (0.082%) ImageReady
15 8 (0.073%) InDesign
16 5 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.027%) 3ds Max
17 3 (0.027%) InVision
17 3 (0.027%) S-PLUS
17 3 (0.027%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 178 (1.63%) Oracle Retail
2 116 (1.06%) Magento
3 106 (0.97%) SAP Retail
4 102 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
5 87 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 83 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
7 82 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 82 (0.75%) SAP FI
8 79 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 76 (0.70%) SAP CO
9 76 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
10 66 (0.60%) SAP SD
11 63 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
12 53 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
13 51 (0.47%) SAP PP
14 47 (0.43%) SAP ERP
15 42 (0.38%) Temenos T24
16 41 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
17 40 (0.37%) Finacle
18 34 (0.31%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 409 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 338 (3.09%) SaaS
3 231 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 163 (1.49%) Office 365
5 98 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 88 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 87 (0.80%) PaaS
8 83 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 65 (0.59%) IaaS
10 49 (0.45%) GitHub
11 46 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
12 39 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.23%) Slack
13 25 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
15 19 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
16 18 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
16 18 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (0.16%) CloudFront
18 15 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 361 (3.30%) Firewall
2 237 (2.17%) Internet
3 230 (2.10%) LAN
4 217 (1.99%) WAN
5 150 (1.37%) DNS
6 141 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 128 (1.17%) VPN
8 118 (1.08%) Network Security
9 114 (1.04%) VoIP
10 113 (1.03%) SAN
11 86 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
12 77 (0.70%) DHCP
13 74 (0.68%) HTTP
14 73 (0.67%) Wireless
15 70 (0.64%) MPLS
16 65 (0.59%) SSL
17 56 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
18 48 (0.44%) Unified Communications
19 47 (0.43%) FTP
20 39 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1095 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 495 (4.53%) Big Data
3 374 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 346 (3.17%) MySQL
5 298 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 250 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 250 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 231 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 198 (1.81%) MongoDB
9 176 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 165 (1.51%) RDBMS
11 153 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 134 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 132 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
14 130 (1.19%) Oracle Database
15 115 (1.05%) DB2
16 93 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 89 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 87 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 84 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 525 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 317 (2.90%) JIRA
3 308 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 257 (2.35%) Selenium
5 179 (1.64%) Subversion
6 157 (1.44%) JUnit
7 154 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 135 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 131 (1.20%) Maven
10 129 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 77 (0.70%) NUnit
12 65 (0.59%) LSMW
13 63 (0.58%) Ant
14 61 (0.56%) WebDriver
15 57 (0.52%) SoapUI
16 56 (0.51%) Grunt
16 56 (0.51%) Hudson
17 53 (0.48%) Mockito
18 48 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 46 (0.42%) JBehave
General
1 3820 (34.96%) Finance
2 1767 (16.17%) Banking
3 1037 (9.49%) Marketing
4 919 (8.41%) Telecoms
5 811 (7.42%) Manufacturing
6 466 (4.26%) Retail Banking
7 361 (3.30%) Games
8 355 (3.25%) Publishing
9 234 (2.14%) Advertising
10 232 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 187 (1.71%) Legal
12 146 (1.34%) Law
13 134 (1.23%) Back Office
14 130 (1.19%) Automotive
15 117 (1.07%) Billing
16 114 (1.04%) Investment Banking
17 102 (0.93%) Online Betting
18 97 (0.89%) Electronics
19 91 (0.83%) Local Government
20 70 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2201 (20.14%) Analyst
2 1969 (18.02%) Developer
3 1277 (11.69%) Project Manager
4 1190 (10.89%) Architect
5 1109 (10.15%) Business Analyst
6 771 (7.06%) Consultant
7 571 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
8 453 (4.15%) .NET Developer
9 452 (4.14%) Senior Developer
10 441 (4.04%) IT Manager
11 380 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 372 (3.40%) Java Developer
13 348 (3.18%) Senior Manager
14 331 (3.03%) Support Analyst
15 320 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
16 308 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
17 279 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
18 265 (2.42%) Applications Support
19 262 (2.40%) Retail Business Analyst
20 261 (2.39%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1202 (11.00%) HTML
2 1085 (9.93%) .NET
3 1028 (9.41%) CSS
4 566 (5.18%) Web Services
5 511 (4.68%) ASP.NET
6 493 (4.51%) XML
7 492 (4.50%) jQuery
8 469 (4.29%) HTML5
9 409 (3.74%) AngularJS
10 275 (2.52%) Spring
11 270 (2.47%) REST
12 263 (2.41%) Middleware
13 233 (2.13%) CSS3
14 217 (1.99%) SOAP
15 213 (1.95%) JSON
16 212 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 206 (1.89%) Node.js
18 186 (1.70%) J2EE
19 165 (1.51%) RESTful
20 154 (1.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1046 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 504 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 488 (4.47%) User Experience
4 457 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 430 (3.93%) Data Centre
6 353 (3.23%) FMCG
7 336 (3.07%) EPoS
8 317 (2.90%) Mobile App
9 307 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
10 185 (1.69%) Mathematics
11 147 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 146 (1.34%) PMI
13 115 (1.05%) Life Science
14 113 (1.03%) Statistics
15 110 (1.01%) Online Games
16 106 (0.97%) Virtual Team
17 104 (0.95%) Social Media
18 103 (0.94%) iPad
19 86 (0.79%) Fintech
20 80 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 939 (8.59%) Windows
2 674 (6.17%) Linux
3 319 (2.92%) Unix
4 299 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 260 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 241 (2.21%) Android
7 159 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 143 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 95 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 82 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 70 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 58 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (0.38%) CentOS
15 37 (0.34%) AIX
16 34 (0.31%) Windows 10
17 33 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 20 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.18%) Windows Vista
19 18 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3431 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2657 (24.31%) E-Commerce
3 1771 (16.21%) Project Management
4 1376 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 1211 (11.08%) Scrum
6 955 (8.74%) ITIL
7 892 (8.16%) PRINCE2
8 842 (7.70%) Business Analysis
9 840 (7.69%) TDD
10 809 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
11 805 (7.37%) CRM
12 776 (7.10%) Analytics
13 641 (5.87%) ERP
14 628 (5.75%) Software Engineering
15 593 (5.43%) SDLC
16 590 (5.40%) Logistics
17 549 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 548 (5.01%) Mentoring
19 539 (4.93%) MVC
20 538 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1788 (16.36%) SQL
2 1336 (12.23%) Java
3 1188 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 988 (9.04%) C#
5 415 (3.80%) Python
6 327 (2.99%) PHP
7 324 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 210 (1.92%) Ruby
9 194 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 181 (1.66%) Scala
11 177 (1.62%) C
12 176 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 153 (1.40%) C++
14 136 (1.24%) Perl
15 128 (1.17%) VB.NET
16 112 (1.02%) ABAP
17 106 (0.97%) R
18 98 (0.90%) VBA
19 85 (0.78%) PowerShell
19 85 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1380 (12.63%) Degree
2 237 (2.17%) ISEB
3 231 (2.11%) PMI Certification
4 212 (1.94%) PMP
5 168 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 143 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 140 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 136 (1.24%) ISTQB
9 120 (1.10%) CISSP
10 104 (0.95%) APMP
11 97 (0.89%) CCNA
12 92 (0.84%) CISM
13 84 (0.77%) CCNP
14 82 (0.75%) MCSE
15 81 (0.74%) SC Cleared
16 77 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
17 76 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 58 (0.53%) CISA
19 57 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 53 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 719 (6.58%) QA
2 247 (2.26%) SLA
3 203 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 134 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 133 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 48 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 43 (0.39%) COBIT
8 17 (0.16%) WCAG
9 15 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 12 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 12 (0.11%) SDET
10 12 (0.11%) SEPA
11 11 (0.10%) ISO22301
11 11 (0.10%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.092%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.082%) EMIR
13 9 (0.082%) FATCA
14 7 (0.064%) ISO27002
14 7 (0.064%) P3O
15 6 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 408 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 250 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (1.02%) Docker
4 58 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 54 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 52 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 49 (0.45%) vSphere
9 36 (0.33%) Terminal Services
10 22 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 18 (0.16%) XenApp
12 17 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 13 (0.12%) Firmware
14 10 (0.092%) HDFS
15 7 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.064%) Varnish
16 6 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.055%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 151 (1.38%) Puppet
2 128 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (0.96%) Ansible
4 97 (0.89%) SCCM
5 40 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 40 (0.37%) SCOM
6 37 (0.34%) ZABBIX
7 29 (0.27%) Nagios
8 26 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 24 (0.22%) Salt
10 22 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
11 18 (0.16%) Kubernetes
11 18 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
11 18 (0.16%) WSUS
12 17 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
12 17 (0.16%) FortiGate
12 17 (0.16%) NetBackup
12 17 (0.16%) SCVMM
13 15 (0.14%) Kibana
13 15 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 1231 (11.26%) Oracle
2 1220 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 814 (7.45%) SAP
4 406 (3.72%) IBM
5 368 (3.37%) VMware
6 252 (2.31%) Cisco
7 230 (2.10%) hybris
8 207 (1.89%) ATG
9 191 (1.75%) Google
10 175 (1.60%) Adobe
11 165 (1.51%) HP
12 136 (1.24%) Retek
13 122 (1.12%) Citrix
13 122 (1.12%) Hyperion
14 117 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
15 111 (1.02%) Tableau
16 105 (0.96%) CheckPoint
17 101 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
18 74 (0.68%) Cognizant
19 69 (0.63%) Mitel
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Season Ticket Loan + Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Pension and holidays
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £55260 - £61400 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £62100 - £82800 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £55260 - £61400 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago