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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK
Rank 48 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4353 5365 6203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.16% 5.37% 5.90%
As % of the General category 12.49% 12.23% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3442 4099 4470
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +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
34838 43869 45798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.28% 43.88% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28058 35741 36854
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,791 £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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 4163 £52,500 - 926
London -4 2002 £60,000 +9.09% 263
South East -9 521 £45,000 -10.00% 161
West Midlands +5 320 £49,000 +8.88% 58
North West +3 317 £42,500 +6.25% 109
East Midlands +14 286 £42,500 -5.55% 66
City of London -4 242 £60,000 +4.34% 66
East of England +2 241 £60,000 +25.00% 75
South West -12 229 £50,000 -13.04% 90
Manchester +1 228 £42,500 -1.44% 64
Yorkshire -21 209 £45,000 +5.88% 78
West Yorkshire -11 151 £45,000 - 45
Hampshire +6 132 £42,000 -18.04% 37
Birmingham +11 130 £57,500 +27.77% 10
Buckinghamshire +8 116 £50,000 -9.09% 22
Hertfordshire -10 111 £56,250 +17.18% 32
Leicestershire +7 110 £37,500 -11.76% 19
Leeds -3 104 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Berkshire -60 91 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Bristol +30 90 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Bedfordshire +22 79 £66,250 -8.62% 13
Coventry +11 78 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Scotland -18 78 £50,000 - 54
Leicester +13 77 £35,000 -30.00% 10
Northamptonshire +9 65 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Surrey -24 64 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Nottinghamshire +24 61 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Gloucestershire -9 61 £50,000 -20.00% 18
Northampton +17 59 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Southampton +17 56 £47,500 +58.33% 9

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 3325 (34.52%) Finance
2 3306 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2363 (24.53%) E-Commerce
4 1548 (16.07%) SQL
5 1412 (14.66%) Banking
6 1368 (14.20%) Project Management
7 1344 (13.95%) Java
8 1199 (12.45%) Scrum
9 1156 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 1143 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 1128 (11.71%) HTML
12 1101 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 1063 (11.03%) Marketing
14 1056 (10.96%) Degree
15 1044 (10.84%) Oracle
16 997 (10.35%) SQL Server
17 979 (10.16%) CSS
18 941 (9.77%) .NET
19 912 (9.47%) C#
20 839 (8.71%) TDD
21 828 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
22 808 (8.39%) SAP
23 800 (8.30%) PRINCE2
24 798 (8.28%) Telecoms
25 740 (7.68%) ITIL
26 722 (7.50%) Analytics
27 721 (7.48%) Windows
28 707 (7.34%) MS Excel
29 703 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
30 673 (6.99%) Manufacturing

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
1 281 (2.92%) WebSphere
2 238 (2.47%) CMS
3 206 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 205 (2.13%) JBoss
5 137 (1.42%) SAS
6 131 (1.36%) IIS
7 126 (1.31%) Apache
7 126 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 118 (1.22%) Apache Spark
9 110 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 107 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 95 (0.99%) Mule
12 84 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 79 (0.82%) Jetty
14 78 (0.81%) MS Exchange
15 75 (0.78%) Confluence
16 69 (0.72%) Apache Solr
17 60 (0.62%) Mule ESB
18 58 (0.60%) OpenStack
19 53 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 707 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 233 (2.42%) MS Office
3 147 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 144 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 123 (1.28%) MS Project
6 72 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 70 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 68 (0.71%) SPSS
9 26 (0.27%) Fireworks
10 19 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 16 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.12%) InDesign
13 10 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.052%) InVision
15 4 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.042%) EViews
15 4 (0.042%) Vectorworks
16 2 (0.021%) CINEMA 4D
16 2 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.021%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 141 (1.46%) SAP Retail
2 109 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
3 102 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 102 (1.06%) Magento
4 71 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 71 (0.74%) SAP SD
5 64 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 64 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 63 (0.65%) SAP MM
7 60 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
8 54 (0.56%) SAP FI
9 51 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 50 (0.52%) SAP CO
10 50 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
11 47 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
11 47 (0.49%) SAP WM
12 46 (0.48%) SAP hybris
12 46 (0.48%) SAP SCM
13 42 (0.44%) SAP LE
14 40 (0.42%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 542 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 399 (4.14%) SaaS
3 383 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 165 (1.71%) Office 365
5 126 (1.31%) PaaS
6 125 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 111 (1.15%) IaaS
8 89 (0.92%) Google Analytics
9 62 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 56 (0.58%) Slack
11 40 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 40 (0.42%) G Suite
12 39 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 34 (0.35%) GitHub
14 25 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
15 24 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
16 21 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (0.21%) CloudFront
18 18 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
19 13 (0.13%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 314 (3.26%) Firewall
2 245 (2.54%) LAN
3 240 (2.49%) WAN
4 181 (1.88%) Internet
5 164 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 133 (1.38%) Network Security
7 109 (1.13%) DNS
8 95 (0.99%) VoIP
9 88 (0.91%) VPN
10 83 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 73 (0.76%) SSL
12 71 (0.74%) MPLS
13 67 (0.70%) Wireless
14 63 (0.65%) DHCP
15 54 (0.56%) HTTP
15 54 (0.56%) Unified Communications
16 52 (0.54%) SAN
17 44 (0.46%) VLAN
18 35 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 997 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 534 (5.54%) Big Data
3 474 (4.92%) MySQL
4 338 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 327 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 299 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 276 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 232 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 220 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 197 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 156 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 128 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
13 127 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 121 (1.26%) DB2
15 110 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 101 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 84 (0.87%) QlikView
18 79 (0.82%) Redis
19 75 (0.78%) Oracle Database
20 73 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 520 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 292 (3.03%) JIRA
3 280 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 260 (2.70%) Selenium
5 171 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 139 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 136 (1.41%) JUnit
7 136 (1.41%) Subversion
8 113 (1.17%) Visual Studio
9 87 (0.90%) SoapUI
10 84 (0.87%) Maven
11 70 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 67 (0.70%) Grunt
13 55 (0.57%) NUnit
14 53 (0.55%) TeamCity
15 52 (0.54%) IntelliJ
16 47 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
17 44 (0.46%) Appium
17 44 (0.46%) gulp
18 42 (0.44%) LSMW
General
1 3325 (34.52%) Finance
2 1412 (14.66%) Banking
3 1063 (11.03%) Marketing
4 798 (8.28%) Telecoms
5 673 (6.99%) Manufacturing
6 397 (4.12%) Retail Banking
7 352 (3.65%) Publishing
8 291 (3.02%) Games
9 229 (2.38%) Advertising
10 206 (2.14%) Legal
11 118 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 117 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 116 (1.20%) Online Betting
14 92 (0.96%) Electronics
15 85 (0.88%) Back Office
16 75 (0.78%) Automotive
17 68 (0.71%) Billing
18 62 (0.64%) German Language
19 51 (0.53%) Financial Institution
20 47 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 1865 (19.36%) Analyst
2 1811 (18.80%) Developer
3 1108 (11.50%) Architect
4 992 (10.30%) Project Manager
5 902 (9.36%) Business Analyst
6 684 (7.10%) Consultant
7 537 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 398 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 394 (4.09%) IT Manager
10 349 (3.62%) .NET Developer
11 347 (3.60%) Java Developer
12 289 (3.00%) Senior Manager
13 279 (2.90%) C# Developer
14 252 (2.62%) Programme Manager
15 241 (2.50%) Support Analyst
16 232 (2.41%) Applications Support
17 229 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
18 224 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
19 220 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
19 220 (2.28%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1128 (11.71%) HTML
2 979 (10.16%) CSS
3 941 (9.77%) .NET
4 509 (5.28%) Web Services
5 500 (5.19%) HTML5
6 466 (4.84%) ASP.NET
7 441 (4.58%) AngularJS
8 436 (4.53%) XML
9 425 (4.41%) jQuery
10 336 (3.49%) REST
11 269 (2.79%) Spring
12 258 (2.68%) CSS3
13 256 (2.66%) JSON
14 233 (2.42%) Node.js
15 231 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 221 (2.29%) RESTful
17 210 (2.18%) SOAP
18 200 (2.08%) J2EE
19 191 (1.98%) React
20 189 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 828 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 442 (4.59%) User Experience
3 427 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 402 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 325 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 318 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 315 (3.27%) FMCG
8 310 (3.22%) Management Information System
9 274 (2.84%) EPoS
10 135 (1.40%) Online Games
11 131 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 122 (1.27%) PMI
13 117 (1.21%) Mathematics
14 112 (1.16%) Social Media
15 100 (1.04%) iPad
16 82 (0.85%) Data Integration
17 79 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 75 (0.78%) Statistics
19 73 (0.76%) CMDB
20 67 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 721 (7.48%) Windows
2 670 (6.96%) Linux
3 288 (2.99%) Unix
4 260 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 246 (2.55%) Android
6 236 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 108 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 98 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 97 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 71 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 47 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 46 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 37 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 26 (0.27%) CentOS
16 23 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.18%) AIX
19 11 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3306 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
2 2363 (24.53%) E-Commerce
3 1368 (14.20%) Project Management
4 1199 (12.45%) Scrum
5 1143 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 839 (8.71%) TDD
7 800 (8.30%) PRINCE2
8 740 (7.68%) ITIL
9 722 (7.50%) Analytics
10 703 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
11 636 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 634 (6.58%) Business Analysis
13 632 (6.56%) CRM
14 577 (5.99%) MVC
15 570 (5.92%) Mentoring
16 550 (5.71%) Waterfall
17 523 (5.43%) OO
18 479 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 458 (4.75%) TOGAF
20 451 (4.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1548 (16.07%) SQL
2 1344 (13.95%) Java
3 1156 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 912 (9.47%) C#
5 560 (5.81%) Python
6 445 (4.62%) PHP
7 239 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 209 (2.17%) C
9 192 (1.99%) Ruby
10 166 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 165 (1.71%) C++
12 142 (1.47%) Perl
13 134 (1.39%) Scala
14 119 (1.24%) Go
15 107 (1.11%) R
16 86 (0.89%) ABAP
16 86 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 77 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 67 (0.70%) VB.NET
19 60 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1056 (10.96%) Degree
2 290 (3.01%) ISEB
3 262 (2.72%) PMP
4 239 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 179 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (1.13%) CCNP
7 105 (1.09%) CISSP
8 87 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 85 (0.88%) Security Cleared
10 82 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 79 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 77 (0.80%) CCNA
13 70 (0.73%) APMP
14 64 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 60 (0.62%) CISM
16 56 (0.58%) CISA
17 51 (0.53%) CCSA
18 47 (0.49%) MCSE
19 44 (0.46%) CCSE
20 42 (0.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 613 (6.36%) QA
2 237 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 191 (1.98%) SLA
4 130 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 120 (1.25%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.28%) COBIT
7 21 (0.22%) WCAG
8 20 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.19%) SDET
9 18 (0.19%) SEPA
10 16 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 13 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.12%) MiFID
12 12 (0.12%) P3O
13 8 (0.083%) GxP
14 7 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (0.073%) GDPR
15 6 (0.062%) FATCA
16 4 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 4 (0.042%) PMBOK
System Software
1 273 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 232 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (1.04%) Docker
4 75 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 54 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 32 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 31 (0.32%) vSphere
9 24 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 23 (0.24%) Varnish
11 16 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.16%) Xen
13 14 (0.15%) LXC
14 10 (0.10%) Firmware
14 10 (0.10%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.083%) Apache Flume
16 7 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.073%) XenServer
17 6 (0.062%) HDFS
18 5 (0.052%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 186 (1.93%) Puppet
2 154 (1.60%) Ansible
3 147 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (0.81%) SCCM
5 55 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 51 (0.53%) Salt
7 45 (0.47%) logstash
8 44 (0.46%) Kibana
9 42 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 37 (0.38%) SCOM
11 36 (0.37%) Terraform
12 34 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 23 (0.24%) Tivoli
14 18 (0.19%) Kubernetes
15 17 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
16 16 (0.17%) SCOrch
17 15 (0.16%) vRealize
18 14 (0.15%) Backup Exec
18 14 (0.15%) WSUS
19 12 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1101 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1044 (10.84%) Oracle
3 808 (8.39%) SAP
4 327 (3.39%) VMware
5 289 (3.00%) Cisco
6 275 (2.85%) IBM
7 245 (2.54%) Google
8 210 (2.18%) hybris
9 187 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 171 (1.78%) HP
11 151 (1.57%) Adobe
12 120 (1.25%) ATG
13 110 (1.14%) Tableau
14 107 (1.11%) Citrix
15 100 (1.04%) Juniper
16 75 (0.78%) Hyperion
17 74 (0.77%) Apple
17 74 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
18 67 (0.70%) BMC
19 63 (0.65%) Fortinet
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% pension + 15% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000- £81,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000- £81,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000- £81,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000- £81,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000- £81,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + pension, childcare vouchers, emplo
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus 20% bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago