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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 35 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6332 6299 5651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.99% 5.33% 5.17%
As % of the General category 13.48% 12.08% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4468 4290 4435
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average 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
46980 52157 46841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 44.11% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37031 40748 37243
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 £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 5869 £52,500 +5.00% 924
London +13 3115 £55,000 - 434
South East -13 845 £50,000 +11.11% 129
City of London +12 642 £55,000 -4.34% 150
Yorkshire +28 393 £37,500 -11.76% 59
North West +1 355 £40,000 -5.88% 91
West Midlands -13 305 £47,500 +5.55% 48
West Yorkshire +16 264 £44,000 +3.52% 42
East of England -33 262 £50,000 +17.64% 44
East Midlands +8 256 £45,000 +5.88% 53
South West -10 231 £42,500 -5.55% 47
Berkshire -14 230 £55,000 -4.34% 30
Hampshire -9 202 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Manchester +6 197 £37,500 -21.05% 60
Scotland +13 172 £50,000 +11.11% 55
Hertfordshire -18 158 £46,875 +4.16% 25
Leeds +12 157 £50,000 +17.64% 21
Edinburgh +14 139 £52,500 +16.66% 44
Buckinghamshire +3 130 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Surrey +29 113 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Northamptonshire +7 108 £47,000 +10.58% 10
Cheshire -11 105 £46,250 +8.82% 19
Coventry -3 93 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Birmingham -21 90 £55,000 +15.78% 16
Reading -30 88 £55,000 -10.20% 7
Leicestershire +12 86 £45,000 +18.42% 12
Milton Keynes +7 83 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Northampton +6 82 £47,000 +4.44% 6
Gloucestershire +7 79 £60,000 +62.16% 7
Crewe +1 68 £52,500 -

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4020 (31.55%) Finance
2 3418 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 2910 (22.84%) Banking
4 2812 (22.07%) E-Commerce
5 2024 (15.89%) SQL
6 1810 (14.21%) Microsoft
7 1789 (14.04%) Project Management
8 1747 (13.71%) Java
9 1587 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
10 1572 (12.34%) SQL Server
11 1462 (11.48%) Degree
12 1448 (11.37%) .NET
13 1413 (11.09%) HTML
14 1385 (10.87%) Oracle
15 1340 (10.52%) C#
16 1277 (10.02%) JavaScript
17 1260 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 1237 (9.71%) Windows
19 1201 (9.43%) Scrum
20 1130 (8.87%) MS Excel
21 1071 (8.41%) CSS
22 1052 (8.26%) Marketing
23 1049 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
24 1014 (7.96%) Business Analysis
25 1004 (7.88%) ITIL
26 960 (7.54%) SDLC
27 956 (7.50%) Telecoms
28 945 (7.42%) MVC
29 899 (7.06%) Analytics
30 896 (7.03%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 496 (3.89%) WebSphere
2 281 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 252 (1.98%) SAS
4 246 (1.93%) Node.js
5 218 (1.71%) JBoss
6 209 (1.64%) CMS
7 208 (1.63%) IIS
8 179 (1.41%) Apache
9 174 (1.37%) MS Exchange
10 134 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 132 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 128 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 93 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 87 (0.68%) Apache Solr
15 83 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
16 70 (0.55%) Lync
17 69 (0.54%) Apache Pig
18 59 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
19 55 (0.43%) Drupal
19 55 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1130 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 479 (3.76%) MS Office
3 178 (1.40%) MS Project
4 165 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 149 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 125 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 93 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 86 (0.68%) SPSS
9 61 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 59 (0.46%) InDesign
11 24 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 20 (0.16%) PowerPivot
13 17 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 12 (0.094%) Adobe After Effects
15 10 (0.078%) 3ds Max
16 9 (0.071%) Acrobat
17 7 (0.055%) CINEMA 4D
18 4 (0.031%) CPLEX
18 4 (0.031%) NASTRAN
18 4 (0.031%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 148 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
2 138 (1.08%) SAP Retail
3 132 (1.04%) Magento
4 106 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 104 (0.82%) SAP CO
6 103 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 101 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 98 (0.77%) SAP SD
9 89 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
10 79 (0.62%) SAP ERP
11 77 (0.60%) SAP MM
12 73 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
13 59 (0.46%) Temenos T24
14 56 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
15 44 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 39 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
17 36 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
18 33 (0.26%) Maximo
19 32 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
20 31 (0.24%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 446 (3.50%) SaaS
2 313 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 289 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 136 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 135 (1.06%) Office 365
6 94 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 75 (0.59%) PaaS
8 39 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 34 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (0.24%) IaaS
11 22 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 18 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 13 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
14 11 (0.086%) Silverpop
15 10 (0.078%) Yammer
15 10 (0.078%) Force.com
16 8 (0.063%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.055%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 288 (2.26%) Internet
2 233 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 230 (1.81%) Firewall
4 199 (1.56%) Wireless
5 173 (1.36%) WAN
6 159 (1.25%) LAN
7 138 (1.08%) DNS
8 133 (1.04%) SAN
9 100 (0.78%) VPN
10 94 (0.74%) VoIP
11 86 (0.68%) HTTP
12 84 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
13 74 (0.58%) MPLS
14 70 (0.55%) DHCP
15 68 (0.53%) FTP
16 58 (0.46%) Network Security
17 54 (0.42%) SSL
18 52 (0.41%) ATM
19 51 (0.40%) VLAN
20 47 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1572 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 490 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 434 (3.41%) MySQL
4 379 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 353 (2.77%) Big Data
6 317 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 315 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 253 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 248 (1.95%) DB2
10 246 (1.93%) NoSQL
11 207 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 201 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 175 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 157 (1.23%) Hadoop
15 140 (1.10%) MongoDB
16 125 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 124 (0.97%) SAP HANA
18 111 (0.87%) QlikView
19 110 (0.86%) Apache Hive
20 103 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 434 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 222 (1.74%) JIRA
3 197 (1.55%) Maven
4 195 (1.53%) Subversion
5 177 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 177 (1.39%) NUnit
6 161 (1.26%) Jenkins
7 153 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 153 (1.20%) Selenium
8 121 (0.95%) Ant
9 117 (0.92%) JUnit
10 111 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 110 (0.86%) Moq
12 100 (0.78%) ReSharper
13 87 (0.68%) SpecFlow
14 86 (0.68%) SoapUI
15 79 (0.62%) FitNesse
16 76 (0.60%) Cucumber
16 76 (0.60%) WebDriver
17 68 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4020 (31.55%) Finance
2 2910 (22.84%) Banking
3 1052 (8.26%) Marketing
4 956 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 874 (6.86%) Retail Banking
6 625 (4.91%) Manufacturing
7 441 (3.46%) Advertising
8 360 (2.83%) Games
9 353 (2.77%) Back Office
10 259 (2.03%) Investment Banking
11 245 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 190 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 174 (1.37%) Legal
13 174 (1.37%) Billing
14 170 (1.33%) Law
15 155 (1.22%) Aerospace
16 122 (0.96%) Front Office
17 120 (0.94%) Publishing
18 117 (0.92%) General Ledger
19 105 (0.82%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2677 (21.01%) Analyst
2 2370 (18.60%) Developer
3 1452 (11.40%) Business Analyst
4 1154 (9.06%) Architect
5 1148 (9.01%) Project Manager
6 1138 (8.93%) Consultant
7 516 (4.05%) .NET Developer
8 454 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
9 444 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 393 (3.08%) Java Developer
11 351 (2.76%) Senior Manager
12 314 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
13 295 (2.32%) C# Developer
14 284 (2.23%) Software Engineer
15 258 (2.03%) Junior
16 251 (1.97%) Support Analyst
17 238 (1.87%) Web Developer
18 229 (1.80%) Designer
19 226 (1.77%) Test Analyst
20 219 (1.72%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1448 (11.37%) .NET
2 1413 (11.09%) HTML
3 1071 (8.41%) CSS
4 790 (6.20%) ASP.NET
5 686 (5.38%) XML
6 654 (5.13%) HTML5
7 639 (5.02%) jQuery
8 624 (4.90%) Web Services
9 453 (3.56%) J2EE
10 449 (3.52%) Spring
11 441 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 354 (2.78%) WCF
13 309 (2.43%) AngularJS
14 281 (2.21%) Hibernate
15 280 (2.20%) .NET Framework
16 276 (2.17%) RESTful
17 274 (2.15%) JSON
17 274 (2.15%) CSS3
18 246 (1.93%) Middleware
18 246 (1.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1587 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 498 (3.91%) User Experience
3 483 (3.79%) FMCG
4 470 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 437 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 368 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 350 (2.75%) EPoS
8 295 (2.32%) Data Centre
9 228 (1.79%) Social Media
10 220 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 185 (1.45%) Visualisation
12 176 (1.38%) Mathematics
13 163 (1.28%) Data Integration
14 158 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 157 (1.23%) NHS
15 157 (1.23%) Statistics
16 146 (1.15%) Online Banking
17 129 (1.01%) Client/Server
18 121 (0.95%) Mainframe
19 117 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1237 (9.71%) Windows
2 683 (5.36%) Linux
3 625 (4.91%) UNIX
4 269 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 225 (1.77%) Android
6 208 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 158 (1.24%) Windows 7
8 136 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 129 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 115 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 62 (0.49%) Solaris
14 52 (0.41%) zOS
15 48 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 43 (0.34%) CentOS
17 37 (0.29%) AIX
18 29 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
19 25 (0.20%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3418 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2812 (22.07%) E-Commerce
3 1789 (14.04%) Project Management
4 1260 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 1201 (9.43%) Scrum
6 1049 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1014 (7.96%) Business Analysis
8 1004 (7.88%) ITIL
9 960 (7.54%) SDLC
10 945 (7.42%) MVC
11 899 (7.06%) Analytics
12 896 (7.03%) PRINCE2
13 822 (6.45%) Mentoring
14 817 (6.41%) CRM
15 743 (5.83%) TDD
16 731 (5.74%) Change Management
17 692 (5.43%) OO
18 621 (4.87%) ERP
19 580 (4.55%) Software Engineering
20 540 (4.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2024 (15.89%) SQL
2 1747 (13.71%) Java
3 1340 (10.52%) C#
4 1277 (10.02%) JavaScript
5 354 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 334 (2.62%) PHP
7 300 (2.35%) C
8 296 (2.32%) C++
9 218 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 202 (1.59%) Python
11 164 (1.29%) Ruby
12 152 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 136 (1.07%) VB
14 124 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 113 (0.89%) R
16 102 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 99 (0.78%) VBA
18 94 (0.74%) Perl
19 91 (0.71%) PowerShell
20 83 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1462 (11.48%) Degree
2 441 (3.46%) ISEB
3 259 (2.03%) PMI Certification
4 246 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 197 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 185 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 173 (1.36%) PMP
8 162 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 159 (1.25%) ISTQB
10 142 (1.11%) CISSP
11 138 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 129 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 125 (0.98%) SAP Certification
14 114 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
15 77 (0.60%) MCSE
16 70 (0.55%) CCNA
17 68 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 61 (0.48%) CISA
19 60 (0.47%) MCP
20 56 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 827 (6.49%) QA
2 270 (2.12%) SLA
3 114 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 90 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 76 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 49 (0.38%) COBIT
8 42 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 32 (0.25%) CRD IV
10 25 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 22 (0.17%) FATCA
12 17 (0.13%) Basel II
12 17 (0.13%) MiFID
12 17 (0.13%) EMIR
13 11 (0.086%) PMBOK
14 10 (0.078%) FINREP
14 10 (0.078%) SNOMED CT
15 9 (0.071%) WCAG
16 7 (0.055%) ISO 8583
17 6 (0.047%) COREP
System Software
1 373 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 218 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.38%) vSphere
5 41 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 39 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 31 (0.24%) HDFS
8 30 (0.24%) RACF
9 23 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 20 (0.16%) ACF2
11 18 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (0.13%) XenApp
14 15 (0.12%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.12%) Terminal Server
14 15 (0.12%) vCloud
15 13 (0.10%) Firmware
15 13 (0.10%) VMware Server
16 11 (0.086%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 105 (0.82%) Puppet
2 99 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 51 (0.40%) SCCM
5 36 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 30 (0.24%) Ansible
6 30 (0.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 30 (0.24%) Nagios
7 24 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 24 (0.19%) TeamSite
8 19 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 17 (0.13%) SCOM
10 15 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (0.12%) CA Endevor
11 14 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 13 (0.10%) Control-M
13 12 (0.094%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.078%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 9 (0.071%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1810 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 1385 (10.87%) Oracle
3 884 (6.94%) SAP
4 542 (4.25%) IBM
5 377 (2.96%) hybris
6 322 (2.53%) ATG
7 295 (2.32%) VMware
8 292 (2.29%) Google
9 275 (2.16%) Cisco
10 246 (1.93%) Demandware
11 238 (1.87%) HP
12 209 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 200 (1.57%) Business Objects
14 170 (1.33%) Adobe
15 140 (1.10%) Citrix
16 135 (1.06%) Tableau
17 115 (0.90%) Apple
18 103 (0.81%) Red Hat
19 97 (0.76%) Endeca
19 97 (0.76%) Cognos
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