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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6662 6559 5490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.08% 5.61% 5.05%
As % of the General category 13.62% 12.74% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4550 4172
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
48899 51471 48067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.00% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38777 39905 37834
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 6201 £52,500 +5.00% 1017
London +13 3226 £56,500 +2.72% 460
South East -9 858 £50,000 +11.11% 129
City of London +21 704 £57,500 - 142
Yorkshire -2 400 £40,000 - 72
West Midlands -6 366 £42,500 -10.52% 58
North West -3 363 £42,500 +6.25% 110
East of England -17 331 £46,000 +2.22% 52
East Midlands +9 325 £45,000 +12.50% 52
West Yorkshire -1 309 £42,500 - 47
South West -6 251 £45,000 +12.50% 63
Manchester +12 248 £42,500 - 64
Berkshire -17 231 £57,500 +9.52% 40
Leeds -3 209 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Hertfordshire -14 200 £50,000 +4.71% 33
Scotland +11 190 £50,000 +9.28% 45
Hampshire -19 189 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Edinburgh +11 160 £50,000 +8.10% 37
Buckinghamshire +4 152 £44,000 +10.00% 18
Leicestershire +12 137 £45,000 +18.42% 17
Surrey +20 123 £51,250 +20.58% 19
Milton Keynes +13 97 £43,000 +1.17% 10
Birmingham -18 97 £43,500 -17.14% 18
Coventry -8 93 £50,000 -11.50% 10
Cheshire -12 92 £41,500 -2.35% 33
Northamptonshire +8 88 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Northampton +10 76 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Watford -15 73 £46,500 -2.10% 13
Reading -35 67 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Gloucestershire +15 64 £60,000 +62.16% 9

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4171 (31.23%) Finance
2 3595 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 3229 (24.18%) Banking
4 2873 (21.51%) E-Commerce
5 2223 (16.65%) SQL
6 1856 (13.90%) Project Management
7 1808 (13.54%) Java
8 1742 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 1730 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
10 1675 (12.54%) SQL Server
11 1667 (12.48%) Degree
12 1614 (12.09%) .NET
13 1563 (11.70%) HTML
14 1495 (11.19%) C#
15 1443 (10.80%) Oracle
16 1406 (10.53%) JavaScript
17 1336 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 1282 (9.60%) Windows
19 1197 (8.96%) Scrum
20 1161 (8.69%) CSS
21 1127 (8.44%) Marketing
22 1107 (8.29%) MVC
23 1089 (8.15%) ITIL
24 1077 (8.06%) MS Excel
25 1028 (7.70%) Business Analysis
26 1013 (7.59%) Retail Banking
27 997 (7.47%) SDLC
28 942 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
29 940 (7.04%) PRINCE2
29 940 (7.04%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 574 (4.30%) WebSphere
2 291 (2.18%) SAS
3 271 (2.03%) Node.js
4 269 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 259 (1.94%) CMS
6 223 (1.67%) JBoss
7 204 (1.53%) IIS
8 170 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 152 (1.14%) Apache
10 142 (1.06%) MS Exchange
11 123 (0.92%) Tomcat
12 106 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
13 95 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 93 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 92 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 92 (0.69%) Apache Pig
16 64 (0.48%) NetWeaver
17 63 (0.47%) Confluence
17 63 (0.47%) Lync
18 52 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 1077 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 410 (3.07%) MS Office
3 172 (1.29%) MS Project
4 163 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 126 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 125 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 114 (0.85%) SPSS
8 68 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 67 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 38 (0.28%) InDesign
11 24 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 24 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 15 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.075%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
15 5 (0.037%) S-PLUS
16 4 (0.030%) CPLEX
16 4 (0.030%) CINEMA 4D
17 3 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
17 3 (0.022%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 172 (1.29%) Magento
2 169 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
3 122 (0.91%) SAP Retail
4 110 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 99 (0.74%) SAP FI
6 94 (0.70%) SAP CO
7 92 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
8 90 (0.67%) SAP SD
9 82 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 81 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
11 72 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
12 61 (0.46%) SAP MM
13 59 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
13 59 (0.44%) SAP ERP
14 55 (0.41%) Temenos T24
15 38 (0.28%) SAP CRM
15 38 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
16 36 (0.27%) Retail-J
17 34 (0.25%) Maximo
18 29 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 381 (2.85%) SaaS
2 379 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 323 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 143 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 126 (0.94%) Office 365
6 99 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 85 (0.64%) PaaS
8 39 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (0.27%) IaaS
10 31 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 28 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 22 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 19 (0.14%) GitHub
14 16 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
15 14 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.097%) Force.com
17 10 (0.075%) Yammer
17 10 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (0.045%) Basecamp
18 6 (0.045%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 329 (2.46%) Internet
2 246 (1.84%) Firewall
3 239 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 194 (1.45%) Wireless
5 193 (1.45%) WAN
6 178 (1.33%) LAN
7 148 (1.11%) DNS
8 139 (1.04%) SAN
9 116 (0.87%) VPN
10 103 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 85 (0.64%) Network Security
11 85 (0.64%) VoIP
12 81 (0.61%) DHCP
13 80 (0.60%) HTTP
13 80 (0.60%) SSL
14 77 (0.58%) MPLS
15 62 (0.46%) VLAN
16 61 (0.46%) FTP
17 54 (0.40%) NAS
18 50 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1675 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 472 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 470 (3.52%) MySQL
4 413 (3.09%) Big Data
5 381 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 324 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 322 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 302 (2.26%) NoSQL
9 285 (2.13%) DB2
10 265 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 251 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
12 233 (1.74%) MongoDB
13 215 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 209 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 180 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 168 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 149 (1.12%) Apache Hive
18 132 (0.99%) SAP HANA
19 131 (0.98%) QlikView
20 119 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 526 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 260 (1.95%) JIRA
3 215 (1.61%) NUnit
3 215 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 214 (1.60%) Maven
5 201 (1.51%) Visual Studio
6 198 (1.48%) Subversion
7 158 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 142 (1.06%) Selenium
9 136 (1.02%) JUnit
10 113 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 81 (0.61%) Ant
12 74 (0.55%) TeamCity
12 74 (0.55%) Moq
13 71 (0.53%) ReSharper
14 68 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
15 67 (0.50%) Cucumber
15 67 (0.50%) SpecFlow
16 62 (0.46%) Hudson
16 62 (0.46%) FitNesse
General
1 4171 (31.23%) Finance
2 3229 (24.18%) Banking
3 1127 (8.44%) Marketing
4 1013 (7.59%) Retail Banking
5 914 (6.84%) Telecoms
6 641 (4.80%) Manufacturing
7 382 (2.86%) Advertising
8 358 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 355 (2.66%) Back Office
10 326 (2.44%) Investment Banking
11 314 (2.35%) Games
12 224 (1.68%) Financial Institution
13 203 (1.52%) Law
14 191 (1.43%) Publishing
15 175 (1.31%) Billing
16 158 (1.18%) Front Office
17 149 (1.12%) Legal
18 125 (0.94%) French Language
19 109 (0.82%) Automotive
20 83 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2668 (19.98%) Analyst
2 2587 (19.37%) Developer
3 1475 (11.04%) Business Analyst
4 1230 (9.21%) Project Manager
5 1164 (8.72%) Architect
6 1107 (8.29%) Consultant
7 632 (4.73%) .NET Developer
8 511 (3.83%) Senior Developer
9 463 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
10 395 (2.96%) Java Developer
11 375 (2.81%) Senior Manager
12 335 (2.51%) C# Developer
13 316 (2.37%) Software Engineer
14 298 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
15 271 (2.03%) Technical Specialist
16 268 (2.01%) Web Developer
17 253 (1.89%) C# .NET Developer
18 250 (1.87%) Support Analyst
19 234 (1.75%) Designer
20 225 (1.68%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1614 (12.09%) .NET
2 1563 (11.70%) HTML
3 1161 (8.69%) CSS
4 866 (6.48%) ASP.NET
5 738 (5.53%) HTML5
6 725 (5.43%) Web Services
7 693 (5.19%) XML
8 673 (5.04%) jQuery
9 528 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 482 (3.61%) Spring
11 413 (3.09%) J2EE
12 398 (2.98%) WCF
13 379 (2.84%) AngularJS
14 333 (2.49%) .NET Framework
15 329 (2.46%) RESTful
16 312 (2.34%) REST
17 301 (2.25%) CSS3
18 300 (2.25%) Hibernate
19 287 (2.15%) JSON
20 283 (2.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1730 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 535 (4.01%) User Experience
3 532 (3.98%) FMCG
4 497 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 462 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 417 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 351 (2.63%) EPoS
8 302 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 260 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 228 (1.71%) Mathematics
11 212 (1.59%) Social Media
12 202 (1.51%) Online Banking
13 196 (1.47%) Visualisation
14 195 (1.46%) NHS
15 186 (1.39%) Data Integration
16 163 (1.22%) Statistics
17 159 (1.19%) Data Structures
18 131 (0.98%) Mainframe
19 130 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 124 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1282 (9.60%) Windows
2 748 (5.60%) Linux
3 668 (5.00%) UNIX
4 266 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 231 (1.73%) Android
6 202 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 136 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 134 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 122 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 117 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 77 (0.58%) Solaris
13 67 (0.50%) zOS
14 57 (0.43%) AIX
15 52 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 46 (0.34%) CentOS
17 37 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 26 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
19 24 (0.18%) Mac OS
20 22 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3595 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2873 (21.51%) E-Commerce
3 1856 (13.90%) Project Management
4 1336 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1197 (8.96%) Scrum
6 1107 (8.29%) MVC
7 1089 (8.15%) ITIL
8 1028 (7.70%) Business Analysis
9 997 (7.47%) SDLC
10 942 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
11 940 (7.04%) PRINCE2
11 940 (7.04%) Analytics
12 889 (6.66%) CRM
13 886 (6.63%) Mentoring
14 871 (6.52%) TDD
15 732 (5.48%) Change Management
16 731 (5.47%) OO
17 702 (5.26%) ERP
18 613 (4.59%) Software Engineering
19 543 (4.07%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2223 (16.65%) SQL
2 1808 (13.54%) Java
3 1495 (11.19%) C#
4 1406 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 389 (2.91%) PHP
6 364 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 326 (2.44%) C
8 318 (2.38%) C++
9 258 (1.93%) Python
10 198 (1.48%) PL/SQL
11 182 (1.36%) Ruby
12 161 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 155 (1.16%) R
14 149 (1.12%) VBA
15 137 (1.03%) VB
16 127 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 104 (0.78%) COBOL
18 103 (0.77%) Perl
19 99 (0.74%) Scala
20 85 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1667 (12.48%) Degree
2 304 (2.28%) ISEB
3 290 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 217 (1.62%) PMP
5 210 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 177 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 174 (1.30%) CISSP
8 139 (1.04%) CISA
9 133 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 122 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 122 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 118 (0.88%) SC Cleared
12 111 (0.83%) ISTQB
13 81 (0.61%) CISM
14 80 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 78 (0.58%) MCSE
16 75 (0.56%) CCNP
17 74 (0.55%) ACCA
18 68 (0.51%) CCNA
19 62 (0.46%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 782 (5.86%) QA
2 284 (2.13%) SLA
3 112 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 92 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 83 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 71 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 51 (0.38%) COBIT
8 45 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 42 (0.31%) CRD IV
10 23 (0.17%) EMIR
10 23 (0.17%) MiFID
11 17 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.11%) Basel II
12 15 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
12 15 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 12 (0.090%) FATCA
14 9 (0.067%) WCAG
15 8 (0.060%) ISO 9000
15 8 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
16 7 (0.052%) FINREP
System Software
1 346 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 218 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 60 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 45 (0.34%) vSphere
6 38 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 34 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 33 (0.25%) HDFS
9 32 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 32 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 30 (0.22%) RACF
11 21 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
11 21 (0.16%) ACF2
12 19 (0.14%) Samba
12 19 (0.14%) NFS
13 18 (0.13%) vCloud
14 17 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 16 (0.12%) XenApp
16 14 (0.10%) Docker
17 11 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 129 (0.97%) Puppet
2 122 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (0.34%) SCCM
4 40 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 39 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 38 (0.28%) Ansible
7 35 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 33 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 32 (0.24%) SCOM
10 30 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 30 (0.22%) zSecure
11 29 (0.22%) CA Endevor
12 28 (0.21%) Nagios
13 22 (0.16%) Oozie
14 21 (0.16%) TeamSite
15 16 (0.12%) MOM
16 15 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
16 15 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 12 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 12 (0.090%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1742 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1443 (10.80%) Oracle
3 940 (7.04%) SAP
4 610 (4.57%) IBM
5 360 (2.70%) hybris
6 321 (2.40%) Cisco
7 297 (2.22%) VMware
8 295 (2.21%) Google
9 245 (1.83%) ATG
10 231 (1.73%) HP
11 195 (1.46%) Adobe
12 185 (1.39%) Demandware
13 170 (1.27%) Tableau
14 145 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 133 (1.00%) Citrix
16 119 (0.89%) Red Hat
17 114 (0.85%) Cognos
18 99 (0.74%) CheckPoint
19 93 (0.70%) Apple
20 79 (0.59%) Informatica
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