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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6426 5556 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.82% 5.15% 5.11%
As % of the General category 13.41% 11.86% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 3886 4619
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £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
47903 46834 49397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.36% 43.45% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38467 36412 41169
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 £80,000 £75,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +10 6070 £50,000 - 608
London +6 2856 £55,000 - 259
South East +1 965 £50,000 - 70
City of London +15 553 £55,000 -8.33% 69
Yorkshire +31 488 £40,000 -19.19% 60
East of England +4 458 £50,000 +25.00% 27
North West +25 420 £40,000 +3.89% 61
Berkshire +10 383 £53,500 +1.90% 17
West Yorkshire +46 338 £45,000 -10.00% 41
East Midlands +26 329 £41,250 +1.85% 35
Hertfordshire -3 292 £50,000 +25.00% 16
West Midlands -14 272 £45,000 +4.65% 36
Leeds +46 247 £45,000 -12.19% 28
Manchester +22 240 £37,500 -6.25% 39
Hampshire -10 206 £45,000 +4.34% 17
South West -36 206 £37,500 - 37
Scotland +13 184 £47,500 +12.81% 28
Leicestershire +25 156 £41,250 +8.55% 14
Surrey -23 136 £53,500 +10.30% 15
Edinburgh +3 131 £50,000 +2.04% 13
Reading +11 126 £53,500 -10.83% 8
Watford -2 120 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Birmingham 0 117 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +15 110 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Bracknell 0 108 £59,250 +0.85% 2
Bristol -16 88 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Milton Keynes +15 86 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Northamptonshire +16 85 £45,000 +24.13% 9
Cambridgeshire +28 82 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Cheshire +6 79 £40,000 +6.66% 9

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3994 (31.56%) Finance
2 3357 (26.53%) E-Commerce
3 3042 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2530 (19.99%) Banking
5 2263 (17.88%) SQL
6 1642 (12.98%) Project Management
7 1625 (12.84%) Java
8 1571 (12.41%) Microsoft
9 1525 (12.05%) HTML
10 1516 (11.98%) SQL Server
11 1437 (11.36%) Oracle
12 1424 (11.25%) .NET
13 1379 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
14 1368 (10.81%) JavaScript
15 1366 (10.79%) C#
16 1348 (10.65%) Degree
17 1344 (10.62%) Windows
18 1284 (10.15%) CSS
19 1209 (9.55%) Scrum
20 1162 (9.18%) Telecoms
21 1157 (9.14%) Marketing
22 1065 (8.42%) MS Excel
23 1051 (8.31%) QA
24 1011 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
25 976 (7.71%) ITIL
26 958 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
27 850 (6.72%) ASP.NET
28 826 (6.53%) jQuery
29 815 (6.44%) Retail Banking
30 813 (6.42%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 393 (3.11%) WebSphere
2 379 (2.99%) IIS
3 254 (2.01%) SAS
4 246 (1.94%) Apache
5 215 (1.70%) CMS
6 212 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 189 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 166 (1.31%) MS Exchange
9 136 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 130 (1.03%) Node.js
11 123 (0.97%) JBoss
12 97 (0.77%) Confluence
13 96 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 83 (0.66%) MQSeries
15 71 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 63 (0.50%) Drupal
16 63 (0.50%) WordPress
16 63 (0.50%) Commerce Server
16 63 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
17 62 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1065 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 460 (3.63%) MS Office
3 225 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 179 (1.41%) MS Project
5 128 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 120 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 113 (0.89%) MS Visio
8 76 (0.60%) SPSS
9 58 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 40 (0.32%) InDesign
11 39 (0.31%) Fireworks
12 28 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
13 19 (0.15%) CPLEX
14 15 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
15 12 (0.095%) FastStats
16 11 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
17 9 (0.071%) 3ds Max
17 9 (0.071%) PowerPivot
18 8 (0.063%) Acrobat
19 7 (0.055%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 202 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 195 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 165 (1.30%) Magento
4 134 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
5 119 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 94 (0.74%) SAP Retail
7 91 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
8 90 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
9 75 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
10 70 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
11 64 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
12 58 (0.46%) Temenos T24
13 56 (0.44%) SAP SD
14 54 (0.43%) Fredhopper
15 53 (0.42%) Finacle
16 52 (0.41%) SAP FI
16 52 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
16 52 (0.41%) SAP CO
17 51 (0.40%) SAP CRM
18 49 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 255 (2.02%) SaaS
2 125 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (0.43%) GitHub
6 46 (0.36%) PaaS
7 27 (0.21%) IaaS
8 23 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.17%) Office 365
10 20 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (0.16%) Trello
11 18 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.055%) Responsys
13 6 (0.047%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.032%) Taleo
14 4 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.024%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.024%) MailChimp
16 2 (0.016%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.016%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 374 (2.96%) Internet
2 203 (1.60%) Firewall
3 190 (1.50%) DNS
4 160 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 147 (1.16%) HTTP
6 135 (1.07%) WAN
7 129 (1.02%) Wireless
8 123 (0.97%) LAN
9 119 (0.94%) DHCP
10 102 (0.81%) SAN
11 99 (0.78%) MPLS
12 94 (0.74%) VPN
13 72 (0.57%) FTP
14 71 (0.56%) BGP
15 68 (0.54%) Intranet
15 68 (0.54%) VoIP
16 66 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
17 61 (0.48%) Network Security
18 57 (0.45%) OSPF
19 47 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1516 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 542 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
3 414 (3.27%) MySQL
4 371 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 322 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 319 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 305 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 263 (2.08%) Big Data
9 243 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 196 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 184 (1.45%) DB2
12 172 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 168 (1.33%) Data Mining
14 147 (1.16%) NoSQL
15 124 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 122 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
17 116 (0.92%) RDBMS
18 114 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 111 (0.88%) Essbase
20 105 (0.83%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 485 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 307 (2.43%) JIRA
3 260 (2.05%) NUnit
4 230 (1.82%) Subversion
5 200 (1.58%) Selenium
5 200 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 185 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
7 182 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 177 (1.40%) Moq
9 160 (1.26%) Visual Studio
10 157 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 142 (1.12%) ReSharper
12 132 (1.04%) Ant
13 113 (0.89%) WebDriver
14 110 (0.87%) Maven
15 100 (0.79%) Jenkins
16 99 (0.78%) WATIR
17 98 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 89 (0.70%) SpecFlow
19 83 (0.66%) NCrunch
General
1 3994 (31.56%) Finance
2 2530 (19.99%) Banking
3 1162 (9.18%) Telecoms
4 1157 (9.14%) Marketing
5 815 (6.44%) Retail Banking
6 617 (4.88%) Manufacturing
7 375 (2.96%) Advertising
8 316 (2.50%) Games
9 311 (2.46%) Back Office
10 240 (1.90%) Investment Banking
11 198 (1.56%) Aerospace
12 185 (1.46%) Law
13 172 (1.36%) Legal
14 122 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 121 (0.96%) Automotive
16 103 (0.81%) Billing
17 96 (0.76%) Front Office
18 90 (0.71%) Publishing
19 81 (0.64%) French Language
19 81 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2634 (20.81%) Analyst
2 2613 (20.65%) Developer
3 1251 (9.89%) Business Analyst
4 1146 (9.06%) Consultant
5 1032 (8.15%) Architect
6 967 (7.64%) Project Manager
7 511 (4.04%) .NET Developer
8 449 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
9 442 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 404 (3.19%) Java Developer
11 342 (2.70%) Support Analyst
12 320 (2.53%) Test Analyst
13 311 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
14 285 (2.25%) Web Developer
14 285 (2.25%) Junior
15 263 (2.08%) Senior Manager
16 262 (2.07%) C# Developer
17 253 (2.00%) Software Developer
18 239 (1.89%) Designer
19 223 (1.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1525 (12.05%) HTML
2 1424 (11.25%) .NET
3 1284 (10.15%) CSS
4 850 (6.72%) ASP.NET
5 826 (6.53%) jQuery
6 757 (5.98%) XML
7 681 (5.38%) Web Services
8 552 (4.36%) HTML5
9 435 (3.44%) J2EE
10 412 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 381 (3.01%) WCF
12 355 (2.81%) CSS3
13 339 (2.68%) .NET Framework
14 312 (2.47%) Middleware
15 308 (2.43%) Spring
16 294 (2.32%) REST
17 272 (2.15%) SOAP
18 261 (2.06%) Ajax
19 238 (1.88%) WPF
20 232 (1.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1379 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 567 (4.48%) User Experience
3 429 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 380 (3.00%) EPoS
5 378 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 344 (2.72%) FMCG
7 327 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 223 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 215 (1.70%) Open Source
10 211 (1.67%) Social Media
11 189 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 187 (1.48%) Statistics
13 150 (1.19%) Mainframe
14 128 (1.01%) iPhone
15 113 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 107 (0.85%) Data Integration
17 106 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 94 (0.74%) PMI
18 94 (0.74%) Blog
19 92 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1344 (10.62%) Windows
2 762 (6.02%) Linux
3 559 (4.42%) UNIX
4 314 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 279 (2.20%) Android
6 214 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 208 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 183 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 180 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 125 (0.99%) Solaris
11 103 (0.81%) AIX
12 91 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 76 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 72 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 43 (0.34%) Windows 2000
16 35 (0.28%) CentOS
17 34 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 34 (0.27%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
18 30 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3357 (26.53%) E-Commerce
2 3042 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1642 (12.98%) Project Management
4 1209 (9.55%) Scrum
5 1011 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 976 (7.71%) ITIL
7 958 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
8 813 (6.42%) PRINCE2
9 797 (6.30%) Analytics
10 791 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 786 (6.21%) MVC
12 753 (5.95%) Mentoring
13 750 (5.93%) OO
14 729 (5.76%) TDD
15 673 (5.32%) ERP
16 663 (5.24%) CRM
17 559 (4.42%) Change Management
18 468 (3.70%) Service Delivery
19 460 (3.63%) Waterfall
20 454 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2263 (17.88%) SQL
2 1625 (12.84%) Java
3 1368 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 1366 (10.79%) C#
5 488 (3.86%) T-SQL
6 483 (3.82%) PHP
7 266 (2.10%) Ruby
8 253 (2.00%) C++
9 245 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 235 (1.86%) C
11 216 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 180 (1.42%) VB
13 174 (1.37%) Python
14 162 (1.28%) Perl
15 118 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 112 (0.89%) VBA
17 103 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 96 (0.76%) PHP5
19 93 (0.73%) Objective-C
20 85 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1348 (10.65%) Degree
2 602 (4.76%) ISEB
3 571 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 395 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 313 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 162 (1.28%) CISSP
7 160 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 152 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 151 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 145 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 135 (1.07%) DV Cleared
12 108 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 106 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 102 (0.81%) CISA
15 81 (0.64%) CISM
16 80 (0.63%) PMP
17 77 (0.61%) CCNP
18 69 (0.55%) CCNA
19 57 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 47 (0.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1051 (8.31%) QA
2 320 (2.53%) SLA
3 138 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 124 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 54 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 45 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.28%) COBIT
9 33 (0.26%) ISO 8583
10 17 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 13 (0.10%) FATCA
12 10 (0.079%) Basel II
13 6 (0.047%) Basel III
13 6 (0.047%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 4 (0.032%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.024%) HL7
15 3 (0.024%) P3O
16 2 (0.016%) COREP
16 2 (0.016%) MiFID
System Software
1 432 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 197 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 56 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 41 (0.32%) XenApp
7 37 (0.29%) ISA Server
8 34 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 34 (0.27%) vSphere
9 28 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 24 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 17 (0.13%) HDFS
13 12 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.087%) Samba
15 9 (0.071%) Firmware
15 9 (0.071%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.071%) Varnish
15 9 (0.071%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.055%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 166 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 83 (0.66%) SCCM
3 69 (0.55%) Puppet
4 61 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (0.38%) SCOM
6 40 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 34 (0.27%) OpenView
8 33 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 31 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 30 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 26 (0.21%) CA Endevor
12 24 (0.19%) Nagios
13 20 (0.16%) Data Guard
14 19 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
15 17 (0.13%) Ansible
15 17 (0.13%) Vagrant
16 15 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 14 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
17 14 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 13 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1571 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 1437 (11.36%) Oracle
3 714 (5.64%) SAP
4 427 (3.37%) IBM
5 354 (2.80%) Fujitsu
6 334 (2.64%) HP
7 308 (2.43%) Google
8 295 (2.33%) Cisco
9 290 (2.29%) hybris
10 288 (2.28%) VMware
11 248 (1.96%) ATG
12 184 (1.45%) Citrix
13 174 (1.37%) Hyperion
14 173 (1.37%) Adobe
15 172 (1.36%) Demandware
16 140 (1.11%) Endeca
17 136 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
18 128 (1.01%) Apple
19 124 (0.98%) Business Objects
20 102 (0.81%) RedPrairie
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: excelllent salary
Posted: Yesterday
Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lanarkshire
Direct Line
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus up to £5K
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Large Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £71500.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago