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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 43 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5432 6606 6578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.55% 6.02% 5.61%
As % of the General category 12.95% 13.51% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 4674 4559
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,580
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
41954 48889 51594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.84% 44.55% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34459 38760 40058
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 5165 £55,000 +4.76% 651
London -9 2481 £60,000 +9.09% 286
South East -10 633 £50,000 - 77
West Midlands +15 473 £42,500 -2.29% 36
City of London -9 382 £65,000 +13.04% 69
East Midlands +7 361 £45,000 - 37
East of England +15 334 £50,000 +5.26% 43
North West +6 331 £43,500 +2.35% 59
Yorkshire -7 270 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Manchester +1 246 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Birmingham +32 206 £37,500 -13.79% 13
South West -8 206 £52,500 +16.66% 49
West Yorkshire -10 195 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Hampshire +1 181 £42,500 -10.52% 20
Scotland +6 178 £50,000 - 32
Leicestershire 0 169 £43,500 -3.33% 17
Hertfordshire -1 147 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Berkshire -31 147 £58,350 +1.47% 20
Edinburgh +5 146 £50,000 - 26
Leeds -18 119 £52,500 +10.52% 27
Bedfordshire +27 108 £57,500 +19.79% 8
Coventry +3 98 £45,000 -11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 98 £50,000 +12.35% 13
Leicester +8 94 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Surrey -9 82 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Nottinghamshire +29 76 £48,500 +21.25% 6
Southampton +18 63 £42,500 -19.04% 8
Wiltshire +29 61 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Milton Keynes -4 59 £45,000 +4.65% 10
Oxfordshire +23 57 £50,000 +11.11% 2

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3775 (34.63%) Finance
2 3354 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2615 (23.99%) E-Commerce
4 1843 (16.91%) Banking
5 1818 (16.68%) SQL
6 1680 (15.41%) Project Management
7 1418 (13.01%) Degree
8 1350 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 1315 (12.06%) Microsoft
10 1300 (11.93%) Java
11 1196 (10.97%) Scrum
12 1192 (10.94%) Oracle
13 1159 (10.63%) HTML
14 1147 (10.52%) JavaScript
15 1142 (10.48%) SQL Server
16 1118 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
17 1110 (10.18%) Marketing
18 1053 (9.66%) .NET
19 1000 (9.17%) CSS
20 982 (9.01%) C#
21 946 (8.68%) ITIL
22 940 (8.62%) Windows
23 933 (8.56%) Telecoms
24 835 (7.66%) PRINCE2
25 828 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
26 812 (7.45%) TDD
27 810 (7.43%) Business Analysis
28 797 (7.31%) SAP
29 786 (7.21%) CRM
30 785 (7.20%) Analytics

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
1 376 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 233 (2.14%) SAS
3 217 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 171 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 166 (1.52%) JBoss
6 157 (1.44%) CMS
7 139 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 126 (1.16%) IIS
9 122 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 100 (0.92%) Apache
11 95 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 95 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 72 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 64 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 64 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 58 (0.53%) Drupal
15 53 (0.49%) Mule
16 50 (0.46%) Skype for Business
17 49 (0.45%) Confluence
18 46 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 712 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 260 (2.39%) MS Office
3 135 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 125 (1.15%) MS Project
5 117 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 84 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 57 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 52 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 49 (0.45%) SPSS
10 29 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
11 19 (0.17%) InDesign
12 17 (0.16%) Fireworks
13 16 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 13 (0.12%) Acrobat
15 11 (0.10%) ImageReady
16 9 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.037%) 3ds Max
18 3 (0.028%) InVision
18 3 (0.028%) S-PLUS
19 2 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 168 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
2 119 (1.09%) Magento
3 102 (0.94%) SAP Retail
4 95 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 93 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 91 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 87 (0.80%) SAP FI
8 81 (0.74%) SAP CO
9 80 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
10 79 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
11 76 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
12 67 (0.61%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 63 (0.58%) SAP SD
14 58 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
15 41 (0.38%) Temenos T24
16 40 (0.37%) Finacle
16 40 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
16 40 (0.37%) SAP PP
17 36 (0.33%) SAP ERP
18 30 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 401 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (2.59%) SaaS
3 237 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 159 (1.46%) Office 365
5 98 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 97 (0.89%) PaaS
7 85 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 81 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 63 (0.58%) IaaS
10 47 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
11 44 (0.40%) GitHub
12 39 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 35 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.17%) CloudFront
16 18 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 18 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 18 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
16 18 (0.17%) CloudBees
17 17 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 323 (2.96%) Firewall
2 255 (2.34%) Internet
3 198 (1.82%) LAN
4 192 (1.76%) WAN
5 153 (1.40%) DNS
6 133 (1.22%) VPN
7 130 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 112 (1.03%) Network Security
9 111 (1.02%) SAN
10 104 (0.95%) VoIP
11 78 (0.72%) Wireless
12 77 (0.71%) HTTP
13 74 (0.68%) DHCP
14 70 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
15 62 (0.57%) SSL
16 61 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
17 55 (0.50%) MPLS
18 49 (0.45%) FTP
19 38 (0.35%) Intranet
20 34 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 461 (4.23%) Big Data
3 398 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 353 (3.24%) MySQL
5 292 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 265 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 247 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 243 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 200 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 184 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 180 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 148 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 140 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 137 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 136 (1.25%) DB2
16 123 (1.13%) Oracle Database
17 105 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
18 102 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
18 102 (0.94%) Data Mining
19 101 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 516 (4.73%) Git (software)
2 317 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 303 (2.78%) JIRA
4 245 (2.25%) Selenium
5 184 (1.69%) Subversion
6 159 (1.46%) JUnit
7 155 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 141 (1.29%) Visual Studio
9 125 (1.15%) Maven
10 122 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 82 (0.75%) NUnit
12 72 (0.66%) WebDriver
13 62 (0.57%) Grunt
14 61 (0.56%) Hudson
15 60 (0.55%) Ant
16 57 (0.52%) JBehave
16 57 (0.52%) LSMW
17 50 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
18 46 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
19 44 (0.40%) Mockito
General
1 3775 (34.63%) Finance
2 1843 (16.91%) Banking
3 1110 (10.18%) Marketing
4 933 (8.56%) Telecoms
5 782 (7.17%) Manufacturing
6 472 (4.33%) Retail Banking
7 334 (3.06%) Games
8 306 (2.81%) Publishing
9 247 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 215 (1.97%) Advertising
11 184 (1.69%) Legal
12 168 (1.54%) Law
13 136 (1.25%) Back Office
14 130 (1.19%) Automotive
15 116 (1.06%) Billing
16 108 (0.99%) Electronics
16 108 (0.99%) Investment Banking
17 98 (0.90%) Online Betting
18 90 (0.83%) Local Government
19 70 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2193 (20.12%) Analyst
2 1962 (18.00%) Developer
3 1237 (11.35%) Project Manager
4 1138 (10.44%) Architect
5 1081 (9.92%) Business Analyst
6 795 (7.29%) Consultant
7 523 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
8 462 (4.24%) .NET Developer
9 440 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 431 (3.95%) IT Manager
11 374 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 369 (3.39%) Java Developer
13 359 (3.29%) Senior Manager
14 323 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
15 311 (2.85%) Support Analyst
16 300 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
17 261 (2.39%) Retail Business Analyst
18 260 (2.39%) Applications Support
19 256 (2.35%) IT Project Manager
20 251 (2.30%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1159 (10.63%) HTML
2 1053 (9.66%) .NET
3 1000 (9.17%) CSS
4 621 (5.70%) Web Services
5 504 (4.62%) XML
6 500 (4.59%) ASP.NET
7 499 (4.58%) jQuery
8 451 (4.14%) HTML5
9 397 (3.64%) AngularJS
10 295 (2.71%) Spring
11 273 (2.50%) REST
12 265 (2.43%) Middleware
13 232 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 231 (2.12%) CSS3
15 218 (2.00%) SOAP
16 208 (1.91%) JSON
17 187 (1.72%) J2EE
18 186 (1.71%) Node.js
19 177 (1.62%) RESTful
20 157 (1.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1118 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 519 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 488 (4.48%) User Experience
4 461 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 441 (4.05%) Data Centre
6 379 (3.48%) FMCG
7 346 (3.17%) EPoS
8 320 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 259 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 207 (1.90%) Mathematics
11 150 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 142 (1.30%) PMI
13 122 (1.12%) Statistics
14 118 (1.08%) Life Science
15 116 (1.06%) Virtual Team
16 114 (1.05%) Social Media
17 104 (0.95%) iPad
18 103 (0.94%) Fintech
19 88 (0.81%) Online Games
20 77 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 940 (8.62%) Windows
2 656 (6.02%) Linux
3 339 (3.11%) Unix
4 302 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 256 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 236 (2.17%) Android
7 171 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 144 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 120 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 111 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 70 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 65 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 46 (0.42%) CentOS
15 44 (0.40%) AIX
16 30 (0.28%) Windows 10
17 27 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.24%) Ubuntu
19 19 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
20 18 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3354 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2615 (23.99%) E-Commerce
3 1680 (15.41%) Project Management
4 1350 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 1196 (10.97%) Scrum
6 946 (8.68%) ITIL
7 835 (7.66%) PRINCE2
8 828 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
9 812 (7.45%) TDD
10 810 (7.43%) Business Analysis
11 786 (7.21%) CRM
12 785 (7.20%) Analytics
13 661 (6.06%) ERP
14 606 (5.56%) SDLC
15 593 (5.44%) Logistics
16 575 (5.28%) Software Engineering
17 563 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
18 559 (5.13%) MVC
19 526 (4.83%) Waterfall
20 500 (4.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1818 (16.68%) SQL
2 1300 (11.93%) Java
3 1147 (10.52%) JavaScript
4 982 (9.01%) C#
5 364 (3.34%) Python
6 356 (3.27%) T-SQL
7 298 (2.73%) PHP
8 197 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 192 (1.76%) PL/SQL
10 190 (1.74%) Ruby
11 187 (1.72%) C
12 183 (1.68%) Scala
13 151 (1.39%) Perl
14 143 (1.31%) C++
15 132 (1.21%) VB.NET
16 111 (1.02%) ABAP
17 108 (0.99%) R
18 105 (0.96%) VBA
19 93 (0.85%) PowerShell
20 76 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1418 (13.01%) Degree
2 233 (2.14%) ISEB
3 214 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 170 (1.56%) PMP
5 162 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 150 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 143 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 136 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 125 (1.15%) CISSP
10 100 (0.92%) CCNA
11 93 (0.85%) APMP
12 91 (0.83%) CISM
13 89 (0.82%) MCSE
14 88 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 80 (0.73%) SC Cleared
16 71 (0.65%) CCNP
17 64 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
18 63 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 61 (0.56%) CISA
20 52 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 665 (6.10%) QA
2 257 (2.36%) SLA
3 138 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 135 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 105 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (0.50%) COBIT
7 53 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 14 (0.13%) WCAG
10 13 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.12%) SEPA
11 12 (0.11%) SDET
12 11 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
13 10 (0.092%) EMIR
13 10 (0.092%) ISO22301
14 8 (0.073%) ISO27002
14 8 (0.073%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.064%) Basel III
16 6 (0.055%) CRD IV
16 6 (0.055%) FATCA
System Software
1 429 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 224 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (1.17%) Docker
4 59 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 48 (0.44%) vSphere
7 37 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 37 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 29 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 20 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 19 (0.17%) XenApp
11 18 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 15 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
13 12 (0.11%) Varnish
14 9 (0.083%) Firmware
14 9 (0.083%) HDFS
14 9 (0.083%) KVM
15 8 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.064%) Snort
16 7 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 157 (1.44%) Puppet
2 135 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (1.06%) Ansible
4 93 (0.85%) SCCM
5 43 (0.39%) Nagios
6 42 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 41 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 39 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 37 (0.34%) SCOM
10 26 (0.24%) Salt
11 19 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
12 18 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 18 (0.17%) logstash
12 18 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
13 17 (0.16%) Kibana
13 17 (0.16%) Kubernetes
14 16 (0.15%) FortiGate
15 15 (0.14%) MOM
16 14 (0.13%) CA Endevor
17 13 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1315 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 1192 (10.94%) Oracle
3 797 (7.31%) SAP
4 417 (3.83%) IBM
5 342 (3.14%) VMware
6 250 (2.29%) Cisco
7 222 (2.04%) hybris
8 201 (1.84%) Adobe
9 187 (1.72%) ATG
10 178 (1.63%) Google
11 173 (1.59%) HP
12 135 (1.24%) Tableau
13 127 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
14 116 (1.06%) Retek
15 114 (1.05%) Citrix
16 93 (0.85%) Hyperion
17 85 (0.78%) CheckPoint
18 81 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
19 80 (0.73%) Cognizant
19 80 (0.73%) Demandware
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £56000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £43000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £47775 - £63700 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: yearly
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday