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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 40 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6283 5703 5851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 5.25% 5.11%
As % of the General category 12.85% 11.82% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4305 4181 4606
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
48907 48258 51616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.43% 44.44% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38303 38469 42528
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 October 2014 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 22 October 2014. 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 +5 5912 £50,000 +4.16% 907
London +8 2828 £55,000 - 364
South East +7 967 £47,500 - 122
City of London +10 518 £55,000 -4.34% 107
North West +4 423 £40,000 - 104
East of England +6 422 £50,000 +25.00% 59
Yorkshire +15 412 £40,000 -11.11% 89
Berkshire +5 371 £53,050 +1.04% 37
East Midlands +11 310 £40,000 - 51
Hertfordshire +3 302 £50,000 +25.00% 43
West Midlands -12 300 £45,000 +5.88% 50
West Yorkshire +13 273 £44,000 -2.22% 66
Manchester +3 227 £40,000 -11.11% 69
South West -5 227 £40,000 - 53
Hampshire -5 215 £45,000 +7.14% 24
Scotland +8 203 £47,000 +10.58% 28
Leeds +13 194 £45,000 -3.63% 33
Bracknell +2 137 £57,000 +34.11% 5
Birmingham -9 133 £51,250 +2.50% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 122 £43,000 -14.00% 15
Edinburgh -2 119 £48,000 +6.66% 16
Surrey -2 117 £50,000 - 20
Leicestershire +7 115 £38,000 - 24
Watford 0 115 £48,500 +14.11% 14
Cheshire -2 105 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Northamptonshire +13 97 £45,000 +17.64% 16
Reading -14 90 £54,250 -11.42% 18
Milton Keynes +2 86 £43,000 -16.26% 12
Northampton +12 82 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Bristol +22 73 £41,250 -8.33% 18

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4197 (32.76%) Finance
2 3488 (27.22%) E-Commerce
3 2967 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 2340 (18.26%) SQL
5 2250 (17.56%) Banking
6 1760 (13.74%) Project Management
7 1624 (12.67%) Java
8 1551 (12.10%) HTML
9 1509 (11.78%) Degree
10 1507 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 1485 (11.59%) SQL Server
12 1446 (11.29%) Oracle
13 1420 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
14 1413 (11.03%) .NET
15 1377 (10.75%) JavaScript
16 1366 (10.66%) Telecoms
17 1353 (10.56%) Windows
18 1306 (10.19%) C#
19 1295 (10.11%) Marketing
20 1283 (10.01%) CSS
21 1141 (8.91%) Scrum
22 1069 (8.34%) QA
23 1064 (8.30%) MS Excel
24 1063 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
25 969 (7.56%) ITIL
26 909 (7.09%) PRINCE2
27 892 (6.96%) Business Analysis
28 876 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
29 850 (6.63%) TDD
30 849 (6.63%) Analytics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 451 (3.52%) IIS
2 403 (3.15%) WebSphere
3 338 (2.64%) SAS
4 255 (1.99%) Apache
5 232 (1.81%) CMS
6 203 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 187 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 184 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 126 (0.98%) Confluence
10 118 (0.92%) Commerce Server
10 118 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 113 (0.88%) Node.js
12 109 (0.85%) JBoss
13 107 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 104 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 86 (0.67%) MQSeries
16 77 (0.60%) WordPress
17 73 (0.57%) Drupal
18 58 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
19 54 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1064 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 474 (3.70%) MS Office
3 213 (1.66%) MS Project
4 204 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 140 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 136 (1.06%) MS Visio
7 105 (0.82%) SPSS
8 90 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 65 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 37 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 29 (0.23%) CPLEX
12 27 (0.21%) Fireworks
13 24 (0.19%) InDesign
14 18 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
15 15 (0.12%) FastStats
16 9 (0.070%) Stata
17 7 (0.055%) PowerPivot
18 4 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
18 4 (0.031%) Mingle
19 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 180 (1.40%) Google Analytics
2 177 (1.38%) Magento
3 174 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 123 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 110 (0.86%) Fredhopper
6 108 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
7 104 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
8 101 (0.79%) SAP Retail
9 95 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
10 73 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
11 72 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
12 65 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
13 63 (0.49%) SAP CRM
14 53 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 47 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
16 46 (0.36%) SAP SD
17 44 (0.34%) SAP FI
17 44 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
17 44 (0.34%) SAP CO
18 42 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 213 (1.66%) SaaS
2 108 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (0.52%) GitHub
5 57 (0.44%) PaaS
6 48 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.27%) IaaS
8 22 (0.17%) Office 365
9 19 (0.15%) Trello
10 15 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 15 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.086%) Force.com
12 8 (0.062%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.047%) Responsys
14 4 (0.031%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.016%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.016%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.008%) MailChimp
16 1 (0.008%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 487 (3.80%) Internet
2 247 (1.93%) Firewall
3 204 (1.59%) DNS
4 177 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 165 (1.29%) HTTP
6 148 (1.16%) WAN
7 136 (1.06%) DHCP
8 135 (1.05%) LAN
9 106 (0.83%) VPN
10 104 (0.81%) SAN
11 92 (0.72%) Wireless
12 83 (0.65%) MPLS
13 81 (0.63%) Network Security
14 74 (0.58%) FTP
15 68 (0.53%) VoIP
16 67 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
17 63 (0.49%) Intranet
18 55 (0.43%) SNMP
19 54 (0.42%) BGP
19 54 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1485 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 507 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
3 437 (3.41%) MySQL
4 316 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 311 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 291 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 284 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 269 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 253 (1.97%) Big Data
10 196 (1.53%) DB2
11 175 (1.37%) Data Mining
12 174 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 144 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 137 (1.07%) Hadoop
15 129 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 125 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
17 119 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
18 118 (0.92%) RavenDB
18 118 (0.92%) NoSQL
19 106 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 447 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 342 (2.67%) JIRA
3 271 (2.12%) Subversion
4 252 (1.97%) NUnit
5 230 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 222 (1.73%) Selenium
7 189 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 183 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 176 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 150 (1.17%) Moq
11 149 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 124 (0.97%) WATIR
13 123 (0.96%) ReSharper
14 114 (0.89%) Ant
15 113 (0.88%) Jenkins
16 102 (0.80%) Maven
17 99 (0.77%) WebDriver
17 99 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 95 (0.74%) NCrunch
19 70 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 4197 (32.76%) Finance
2 2250 (17.56%) Banking
3 1366 (10.66%) Telecoms
4 1295 (10.11%) Marketing
5 808 (6.31%) Retail Banking
6 613 (4.78%) Manufacturing
7 460 (3.59%) Advertising
8 332 (2.59%) Back Office
9 304 (2.37%) Games
10 236 (1.84%) Investment Banking
11 177 (1.38%) Legal
12 170 (1.33%) Law
13 134 (1.05%) Publishing
14 131 (1.02%) German Language
15 129 (1.01%) Automotive
16 128 (1.00%) Billing
17 121 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
18 87 (0.68%) Front Office
19 84 (0.66%) French Language
20 83 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2661 (20.77%) Analyst
2 2506 (19.56%) Developer
3 1264 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 1117 (8.72%) Consultant
5 1115 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 966 (7.54%) Architect
7 480 (3.75%) .NET Developer
8 457 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 385 (3.00%) Java Developer
10 370 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
11 332 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
12 318 (2.48%) Support Analyst
13 314 (2.45%) Web Developer
14 280 (2.19%) Test Analyst
15 278 (2.17%) Senior Manager
16 271 (2.12%) C# Developer
17 269 (2.10%) Junior
18 230 (1.80%) Designer
19 215 (1.68%) Test Consultant
20 205 (1.60%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1551 (12.10%) HTML
2 1413 (11.03%) .NET
3 1283 (10.01%) CSS
4 847 (6.61%) jQuery
5 799 (6.24%) ASP.NET
6 777 (6.06%) XML
7 699 (5.46%) Web Services
8 535 (4.18%) HTML5
9 409 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 405 (3.16%) J2EE
11 379 (2.96%) WCF
12 375 (2.93%) CSS3
13 353 (2.76%) .NET Framework
14 296 (2.31%) Ajax
15 281 (2.19%) REST
16 277 (2.16%) Middleware
17 259 (2.02%) Spring
18 256 (2.00%) SOAP
19 206 (1.61%) WPF
20 204 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1420 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 601 (4.69%) User Experience
3 445 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 432 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 387 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 382 (2.98%) EPoS
7 365 (2.85%) FMCG
8 241 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 232 (1.81%) Social Media
10 207 (1.62%) Open Source
11 200 (1.56%) Statistics
12 180 (1.40%) Mainframe
13 166 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 153 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 145 (1.13%) Credit Risk
16 127 (0.99%) PMI
17 124 (0.97%) Data Integration
18 120 (0.94%) iPhone
19 100 (0.78%) Algorithms
20 94 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1353 (10.56%) Windows
2 799 (6.24%) Linux
3 552 (4.31%) UNIX
4 297 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 274 (2.14%) Android
6 223 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 204 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 194 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 173 (1.35%) Windows XP
10 122 (0.95%) Solaris
11 102 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 95 (0.74%) AIX
13 57 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 37 (0.29%) Windows 2000
16 31 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 30 (0.23%) CentOS
18 27 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.16%) Debian
20 20 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3488 (27.22%) E-Commerce
2 2967 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1760 (13.74%) Project Management
4 1141 (8.91%) Scrum
5 1063 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 969 (7.56%) ITIL
7 909 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 892 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 876 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 850 (6.63%) TDD
11 849 (6.63%) Analytics
12 768 (5.99%) MVC
13 755 (5.89%) Mentoring
14 735 (5.74%) OO
15 719 (5.61%) CRM
16 655 (5.11%) ERP
17 582 (4.54%) Change Management
18 504 (3.93%) Coaching
19 480 (3.75%) Waterfall
20 469 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2340 (18.26%) SQL
2 1624 (12.67%) Java
3 1377 (10.75%) JavaScript
4 1306 (10.19%) C#
5 522 (4.07%) PHP
6 440 (3.43%) T-SQL
7 298 (2.33%) Ruby
8 272 (2.12%) C++
9 250 (1.95%) C
10 204 (1.59%) Python
11 188 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 187 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 165 (1.29%) Perl
14 161 (1.26%) VB
15 142 (1.11%) PowerShell
16 133 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 107 (0.84%) Objective-C
18 106 (0.83%) VBA
19 100 (0.78%) R
20 94 (0.73%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1509 (11.78%) Degree
2 734 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 559 (4.36%) ISEB
4 498 (3.89%) SC Cleared
5 237 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 213 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 161 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 161 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 155 (1.21%) CISSP
9 148 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 147 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 134 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 114 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
13 106 (0.83%) PMP
14 90 (0.70%) CISA
14 90 (0.70%) CCNP
15 89 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 84 (0.66%) CCNA
17 78 (0.61%) CISM
18 49 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1069 (8.34%) QA
2 291 (2.27%) SLA
3 154 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 127 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 54 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 54 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 47 (0.37%) ISO 8583
8 27 (0.21%) COBIT
9 17 (0.13%) Basel III
9 17 (0.13%) Basel II
10 10 (0.078%) COREP
11 8 (0.062%) CRD IV
12 7 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.055%) FINREP
13 5 (0.039%) FATCA
14 4 (0.031%) MiFID
14 4 (0.031%) P3O
14 4 (0.031%) EMIR
15 3 (0.023%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 426 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 197 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 57 (0.44%) XenApp
5 56 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 46 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 43 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
8 37 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 34 (0.27%) ISA Server
10 31 (0.24%) vSphere
11 29 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 20 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 18 (0.14%) HDFS
14 16 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.062%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.062%) vCloud
17 7 (0.055%) PowerHA
18 6 (0.047%) Samba
Systems Management
1 198 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 82 (0.64%) SCCM
3 71 (0.55%) Puppet
4 66 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (0.33%) SCOM
6 41 (0.32%) CA Endevor
7 37 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 33 (0.26%) OpenView
9 29 (0.23%) Tivoli
10 26 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 22 (0.17%) Data Guard
12 20 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (0.16%) Nagios
13 19 (0.15%) Vagrant
13 19 (0.15%) Ansible
14 17 (0.13%) FortiGate
15 13 (0.10%) Netcool
15 13 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
16 12 (0.094%) MOM
17 11 (0.086%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1507 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1446 (11.29%) Oracle
3 727 (5.67%) SAP
4 492 (3.84%) Fujitsu
5 468 (3.65%) IBM
6 366 (2.86%) HP
7 340 (2.65%) hybris
8 315 (2.46%) Cisco
9 313 (2.44%) VMware
10 301 (2.35%) Google
11 229 (1.79%) ATG
12 184 (1.44%) Citrix
12 184 (1.44%) Demandware
13 183 (1.43%) Adobe
14 151 (1.18%) Endeca
15 138 (1.08%) Business Objects
16 130 (1.01%) Hyperion
17 123 (0.96%) RedPrairie
18 119 (0.93%) Informatica
19 114 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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