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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6239 5582 5772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.92% 5.38% 5.22%
As % of the General category 13.60% 12.26% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4509 3887 4526
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
45874 45519 47853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.53% 43.88% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36839 35277 39613
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 £78,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +11 5882 £50,000 - 990
London +7 2796 £55,000 - 418
South East -1 889 £50,000 - 133
City of London +16 525 £58,500 -2.50% 110
Yorkshire +59 524 £40,000 -16.66% 106
East of England -12 404 £47,500 +11.76% 44
North West +22 375 £40,000 - 100
West Yorkshire +65 358 £45,000 -12.19% 86
Berkshire -5 298 £50,000 -4.76% 24
West Midlands -7 284 £45,000 - 51
East Midlands +15 282 £42,500 +5.59% 56
Leeds +62 264 £45,000 -14.28% 54
Hertfordshire -8 253 £47,750 +12.35% 24
Hampshire 0 221 £45,000 - 30
South West -28 213 £40,000 +6.66% 60
Manchester +19 198 £40,000 - 63
Scotland +17 154 £47,500 +18.75% 42
Buckinghamshire +25 136 £42,500 -15.00% 21
Leicestershire +12 115 £40,500 +6.57% 23
Edinburgh +3 115 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Watford -6 115 £47,750 +0.52% 8
Surrey -27 115 £52,500 -1.86% 26
Reading -5 112 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Birmingham +3 110 £42,000 -6.66% 14
Northamptonshire +14 91 £46,000 +21.05% 13
Milton Keynes +17 90 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North Yorkshire +40 87 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Cheshire +1 82 £40,000 +0.25% 22
Bristol -9 80 £33,750 -15.62% 26
Bracknell -5 77 £60,000 - 4

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4048 (32.09%) Finance
2 3191 (25.30%) E-Commerce
3 3047 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 2663 (21.11%) Banking
5 2209 (17.51%) SQL
6 1736 (13.76%) Project Management
7 1640 (13.00%) Microsoft
8 1596 (12.65%) Java
9 1484 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 1462 (11.59%) HTML
11 1415 (11.22%) Oracle
12 1397 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
13 1394 (11.05%) .NET
14 1321 (10.47%) C#
15 1318 (10.45%) Windows
16 1310 (10.38%) JavaScript
17 1298 (10.29%) Degree
18 1222 (9.69%) CSS
19 1184 (9.39%) Scrum
20 1129 (8.95%) Telecoms
21 1124 (8.91%) Marketing
22 1092 (8.66%) MS Excel
23 1054 (8.36%) QA
24 1041 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
25 999 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
26 972 (7.71%) ITIL
27 866 (6.86%) PRINCE2
28 822 (6.52%) ASP.NET
29 803 (6.37%) Business Analysis
30 790 (6.26%) Retail Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 389 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 318 (2.52%) IIS
3 243 (1.93%) Apache
4 218 (1.73%) SAS
5 215 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 199 (1.58%) CMS
7 192 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 179 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 151 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 136 (1.08%) JBoss
11 127 (1.01%) Node.js
12 91 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
13 87 (0.69%) MQSeries
14 78 (0.62%) Apache Solr
15 76 (0.60%) Confluence
16 71 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 57 (0.45%) WordPress
18 56 (0.44%) Drupal
18 56 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
19 48 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1092 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 468 (3.71%) MS Office
3 219 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 187 (1.48%) MS Project
5 133 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 130 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 110 (0.87%) MS Visio
8 61 (0.48%) SPSS
8 61 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 50 (0.40%) InDesign
10 44 (0.35%) Fireworks
11 32 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 13 (0.10%) CPLEX
13 12 (0.095%) FastStats
13 12 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
14 11 (0.087%) Acrobat
14 11 (0.087%) PowerPivot
15 10 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
15 10 (0.079%) 3ds Max
16 8 (0.063%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 186 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 182 (1.44%) Google Analytics
3 152 (1.20%) Magento
4 130 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
5 112 (0.89%) SAP Retail
6 110 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
7 100 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
8 81 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 81 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
9 75 (0.59%) SAP SD
10 72 (0.57%) SAP CO
11 71 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
11 71 (0.56%) SAP FI
12 68 (0.54%) SAP MM
13 61 (0.48%) Temenos T24
14 58 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
15 56 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
16 54 (0.43%) Sophis RISQUE
17 53 (0.42%) Finacle
18 51 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 298 (2.36%) SaaS
2 141 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (0.36%) PaaS
6 39 (0.31%) Office 365
7 36 (0.29%) GitHub
8 30 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.20%) IaaS
10 20 (0.16%) Trello
11 19 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
13 11 (0.087%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.063%) Taleo
15 7 (0.055%) Responsys
16 5 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
17 3 (0.024%) Force.com
17 3 (0.024%) Google Apps
18 2 (0.016%) ElastiCache
18 2 (0.016%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 311 (2.47%) Internet
2 202 (1.60%) Firewall
3 183 (1.45%) DNS
4 172 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 151 (1.20%) Wireless
6 148 (1.17%) HTTP
7 139 (1.10%) WAN
8 124 (0.98%) LAN
9 112 (0.89%) SAN
10 108 (0.86%) DHCP
11 101 (0.80%) MPLS
12 94 (0.75%) VPN
13 76 (0.60%) VoIP
14 71 (0.56%) BGP
15 70 (0.55%) FTP
16 68 (0.54%) Intranet
17 67 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
18 65 (0.52%) Network Security
19 56 (0.44%) OSPF
20 50 (0.40%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1484 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 536 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
3 417 (3.31%) MySQL
4 362 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 306 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 294 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 284 (2.25%) Big Data
8 281 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 241 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 197 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 180 (1.43%) DB2
12 172 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 154 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 143 (1.13%) Data Mining
15 115 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
16 112 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 110 (0.87%) Hadoop
18 107 (0.85%) RDBMS
19 104 (0.82%) Essbase
20 99 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 440 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 278 (2.20%) JIRA
3 230 (1.82%) NUnit
4 225 (1.78%) Subversion
5 182 (1.44%) Selenium
6 173 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 166 (1.32%) Moq
8 158 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 158 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 156 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
10 143 (1.13%) Ant
11 140 (1.11%) ReSharper
12 127 (1.01%) TeamCity
13 118 (0.94%) Maven
14 102 (0.81%) Jenkins
15 101 (0.80%) WebDriver
16 97 (0.77%) Eclipse
17 94 (0.75%) SpecFlow
18 91 (0.72%) SoapUI
19 80 (0.63%) JUnit
General
1 4048 (32.09%) Finance
2 2663 (21.11%) Banking
3 1129 (8.95%) Telecoms
4 1124 (8.91%) Marketing
5 790 (6.26%) Retail Banking
6 661 (5.24%) Manufacturing
7 377 (2.99%) Advertising
8 369 (2.93%) Games
9 310 (2.46%) Back Office
10 263 (2.08%) Aerospace
11 243 (1.93%) Investment Banking
12 185 (1.47%) Law
13 177 (1.40%) Legal
14 136 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
15 114 (0.90%) Automotive
16 97 (0.77%) Billing
17 89 (0.71%) Front Office
18 80 (0.63%) Publishing
18 80 (0.63%) German Language
19 77 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2619 (20.76%) Analyst
2 2468 (19.56%) Developer
3 1275 (10.11%) Business Analyst
4 1211 (9.60%) Consultant
5 1086 (8.61%) Architect
6 1022 (8.10%) Project Manager
7 479 (3.80%) .NET Developer
8 477 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
9 412 (3.27%) Senior Developer
10 391 (3.10%) Java Developer
11 330 (2.62%) Support Analyst
12 325 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
13 324 (2.57%) Test Analyst
14 317 (2.51%) Junior
15 278 (2.20%) Web Developer
16 275 (2.18%) Senior Manager
17 259 (2.05%) Software Developer
18 256 (2.03%) C# Developer
19 239 (1.89%) SAP Consultant
20 238 (1.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1462 (11.59%) HTML
2 1394 (11.05%) .NET
3 1222 (9.69%) CSS
4 822 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 771 (6.11%) jQuery
6 724 (5.74%) XML
7 648 (5.14%) Web Services
8 556 (4.41%) HTML5
9 451 (3.58%) J2EE
10 395 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 355 (2.81%) WCF
12 331 (2.62%) CSS3
13 320 (2.54%) .NET Framework
14 315 (2.50%) Spring
15 306 (2.43%) Middleware
16 288 (2.28%) SOAP
17 264 (2.09%) REST
18 258 (2.05%) Ajax
19 239 (1.89%) Hibernate
20 228 (1.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1397 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 532 (4.22%) User Experience
3 399 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 373 (2.96%) EPoS
5 350 (2.77%) FMCG
6 346 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 323 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 214 (1.70%) Open Source
9 210 (1.66%) Social Media
10 196 (1.55%) Statistics
11 195 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 177 (1.40%) Mathematics
13 140 (1.11%) Mainframe
14 116 (0.92%) Visualisation
15 108 (0.86%) iPhone
16 106 (0.84%) Data Integration
16 106 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 101 (0.80%) PMI
18 100 (0.79%) Blog
19 98 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1318 (10.45%) Windows
2 771 (6.11%) Linux
3 584 (4.63%) UNIX
4 295 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 258 (2.05%) Android
6 222 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 192 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 191 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 185 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 126 (1.00%) Solaris
11 99 (0.78%) AIX
12 93 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 78 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 77 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 46 (0.36%) Windows 2000
16 37 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 36 (0.29%) CentOS
18 35 (0.28%) Mac OS X
19 31 (0.25%) Windows Vista
20 30 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3191 (25.30%) E-Commerce
2 3047 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
3 1736 (13.76%) Project Management
4 1184 (9.39%) Scrum
5 1041 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 999 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 972 (7.71%) ITIL
8 866 (6.86%) PRINCE2
9 803 (6.37%) Business Analysis
10 781 (6.19%) Analytics
11 765 (6.06%) MVC
12 734 (5.82%) Mentoring
13 699 (5.54%) OO
14 690 (5.47%) CRM
15 659 (5.22%) ERP
16 653 (5.18%) TDD
17 606 (4.80%) Change Management
18 480 (3.80%) Software Testing
19 472 (3.74%) Service Delivery
20 467 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2209 (17.51%) SQL
2 1596 (12.65%) Java
3 1321 (10.47%) C#
4 1310 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 467 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 449 (3.56%) PHP
7 253 (2.01%) PL/SQL
8 235 (1.86%) C++
9 219 (1.74%) C
10 209 (1.66%) Ruby
11 198 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 181 (1.43%) VB
13 166 (1.32%) Python
14 158 (1.25%) Perl
15 135 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 102 (0.81%) VBA
17 98 (0.78%) Shell Script
18 97 (0.77%) ABAP
19 92 (0.73%) Bash Shell
20 87 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1298 (10.29%) Degree
2 610 (4.84%) ISEB
3 507 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 356 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 353 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 171 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 162 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 159 (1.26%) CISSP
9 158 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 155 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
11 113 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 110 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 107 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 97 (0.77%) CISA
15 93 (0.74%) SAP Certification
16 83 (0.66%) PMP
17 79 (0.63%) CCNP
18 75 (0.59%) CISM
19 71 (0.56%) CCNA
20 67 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1054 (8.36%) QA
2 325 (2.58%) SLA
3 142 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 110 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 55 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 47 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.29%) COBIT
9 25 (0.20%) ISO 8583
10 21 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 17 (0.13%) FATCA
12 10 (0.079%) Basel II
13 6 (0.048%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (0.032%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.032%) P3O
16 3 (0.024%) FINREP
16 3 (0.024%) BS7799
16 3 (0.024%) Basel III
17 2 (0.016%) HL7
System Software
1 451 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 213 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (0.34%) XenApp
6 39 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 34 (0.27%) vSphere
8 33 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 32 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 26 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 25 (0.20%) HDFS
12 19 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 18 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
14 17 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.095%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.087%) Samba
17 9 (0.071%) Varnish
17 9 (0.071%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.063%) Terminal Server
19 7 (0.055%) NFS
Systems Management
1 161 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 89 (0.71%) SCCM
3 78 (0.62%) Puppet
4 64 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (0.38%) SCOM
6 38 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 36 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 33 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 32 (0.25%) OpenView
10 30 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 26 (0.21%) Nagios
12 25 (0.20%) CA Endevor
13 21 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
14 20 (0.16%) Vagrant
15 18 (0.14%) Data Guard
16 17 (0.13%) Control-M
17 15 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 15 (0.12%) Ansible
18 14 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
19 9 (0.071%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1640 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 1415 (11.22%) Oracle
3 763 (6.05%) SAP
4 443 (3.51%) IBM
5 325 (2.58%) HP
6 315 (2.50%) Fujitsu
7 303 (2.40%) VMware
8 302 (2.39%) Cisco
9 298 (2.36%) Google
10 263 (2.08%) hybris
11 260 (2.06%) ATG
12 188 (1.49%) Demandware
13 184 (1.46%) Citrix
14 177 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
15 169 (1.34%) Adobe
16 162 (1.28%) Hyperion
17 144 (1.14%) Business Objects
18 136 (1.08%) Apple
19 128 (1.01%) Endeca
20 94 (0.75%) CheckPoint
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