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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6700 6181 5895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.06% 5.15% 5.25%
As % of the General category 13.67% 11.68% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4628 4243 4548
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
49017 52911 48623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.31% 44.07% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38294 41012 38467
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +9 6249 £50,000 - 915
London +12 3237 £55,000 - 430
South East -2 875 £50,000 +11.11% 120
City of London +12 718 £55,000 -5.17% 115
Yorkshire +37 496 £40,000 - 71
North West +9 429 £40,750 +1.87% 67
West Yorkshire +34 321 £44,500 +11.25% 52
East of England -19 300 £47,500 +18.75% 46
East Midlands +20 286 £45,000 +9.75% 62
South West -4 274 £45,000 +5.88% 60
West Midlands -20 265 £47,500 +5.55% 51
Berkshire -14 245 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Manchester +13 237 £40,250 -9.03% 38
Hertfordshire -12 193 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Scotland +37 191 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Leeds +27 185 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Hampshire -15 180 £45,750 +14.37% 25
Edinburgh +19 155 £55,000 +18.27% 23
Buckinghamshire +19 151 £55,000 +30.95% 15
Surrey +26 133 £52,500 +2.43% 24
Northamptonshire +17 121 £47,000 +16.04% 11
Cheshire -4 115 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Reading -14 100 £55,000 +2.32% 5
Bristol +12 93 £43,750 +38.88% 20
Birmingham -15 91 £55,000 +22.22% 18
North Yorkshire +59 88 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Leicestershire +13 88 £44,000 +15.78% 20
Northampton +13 88 £47,500 +8.57% 5
Halifax +33 77 £37,500 -33.03% 8
Crewe +2 77 £60,000 +71.42% 7

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4092 (31.65%) Finance
2 3374 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 2981 (23.06%) E-Commerce
4 2941 (22.75%) Banking
5 2096 (16.21%) SQL
6 1811 (14.01%) Project Management
7 1792 (13.86%) Microsoft
8 1757 (13.59%) Java
9 1540 (11.91%) SQL Server
10 1521 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 1412 (10.92%) .NET
12 1411 (10.91%) HTML
13 1405 (10.87%) Oracle
14 1386 (10.72%) Degree
15 1300 (10.05%) JavaScript
16 1293 (10.00%) Windows
17 1273 (9.85%) C#
18 1224 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 1181 (9.13%) Scrum
20 1120 (8.66%) MS Excel
21 1117 (8.64%) CSS
22 1081 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
23 1035 (8.01%) Marketing
24 1014 (7.84%) ITIL
25 985 (7.62%) Business Analysis
26 971 (7.51%) Telecoms
27 904 (6.99%) QA
28 884 (6.84%) PRINCE2
29 878 (6.79%) Analytics
30 872 (6.74%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 475 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 280 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 238 (1.84%) Node.js
4 236 (1.83%) SAS
5 226 (1.75%) IIS
6 216 (1.67%) Apache
7 210 (1.62%) JBoss
8 205 (1.59%) CMS
9 186 (1.44%) MS Exchange
10 165 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 139 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 133 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 87 (0.67%) Apache Solr
14 77 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 75 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
16 66 (0.51%) Lync
17 62 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
18 58 (0.45%) Drupal
18 58 (0.45%) Apache Pig
19 56 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1120 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 483 (3.74%) MS Office
3 189 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 178 (1.38%) MS Project
5 138 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 120 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 103 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
8 74 (0.57%) SPSS
9 53 (0.41%) InDesign
10 52 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 32 (0.25%) Fireworks
12 21 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 19 (0.15%) PowerPivot
14 11 (0.085%) 3ds Max
15 10 (0.077%) Acrobat
16 8 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
16 8 (0.062%) CINEMA 4D
17 6 (0.046%) CPLEX
18 5 (0.039%) InfoPath
18 5 (0.039%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 154 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
2 153 (1.18%) Magento
3 140 (1.08%) SAP Retail
4 100 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 98 (0.76%) SAP FI
6 97 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 95 (0.73%) SAP CO
8 93 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
9 92 (0.71%) SAP SD
10 89 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
11 77 (0.60%) SAP MM
12 70 (0.54%) Temenos T24
13 57 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
14 54 (0.42%) SAP ERP
15 51 (0.39%) Finacle
16 50 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
17 49 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
18 42 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
19 39 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 38 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 400 (3.09%) SaaS
2 264 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 236 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 139 (1.08%) Google Analytics
5 122 (0.94%) Office 365
6 79 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 65 (0.50%) PaaS
8 45 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 39 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (0.22%) IaaS
11 22 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 20 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.085%) Silverpop
14 9 (0.070%) GitHub
14 9 (0.070%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.062%) Taleo
15 8 (0.062%) Force.com
16 7 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
16 7 (0.054%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 308 (2.38%) Internet
2 237 (1.83%) Firewall
3 233 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 214 (1.66%) Wireless
5 169 (1.31%) WAN
6 159 (1.23%) DNS
7 151 (1.17%) LAN
8 142 (1.10%) SAN
9 110 (0.85%) HTTP
10 109 (0.84%) VoIP
11 107 (0.83%) VPN
12 88 (0.68%) MPLS
13 82 (0.63%) DHCP
14 80 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
15 77 (0.60%) FTP
16 62 (0.48%) Network Security
17 56 (0.43%) ATM
18 53 (0.41%) BGP
19 52 (0.40%) VLAN
20 47 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1540 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 527 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 437 (3.38%) MySQL
4 362 (2.80%) Big Data
5 359 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 352 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 338 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 277 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 248 (1.92%) DB2
10 235 (1.82%) NoSQL
11 212 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 200 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 175 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 148 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 143 (1.11%) Hadoop
16 113 (0.87%) Data Mining
17 98 (0.76%) QlikView
18 97 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
19 96 (0.74%) MongoDB
20 91 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 435 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 218 (1.69%) JIRA
3 199 (1.54%) Subversion
4 196 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 185 (1.43%) Maven
6 175 (1.35%) NUnit
7 158 (1.22%) Selenium
8 154 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 146 (1.13%) Jenkins
10 142 (1.10%) Ant
11 134 (1.04%) Moq
12 121 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 113 (0.87%) ReSharper
14 104 (0.80%) JUnit
15 100 (0.77%) SoapUI
16 90 (0.70%) SpecFlow
17 89 (0.69%) Cucumber
18 81 (0.63%) WebDriver
18 81 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
19 77 (0.60%) FitNesse
General
1 4092 (31.65%) Finance
2 2941 (22.75%) Banking
3 1035 (8.01%) Marketing
4 971 (7.51%) Telecoms
5 826 (6.39%) Retail Banking
6 604 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 413 (3.19%) Advertising
8 332 (2.57%) Games
9 321 (2.48%) Back Office
10 245 (1.89%) Investment Banking
11 189 (1.46%) Law
12 186 (1.44%) Aerospace
13 185 (1.43%) Legal
14 183 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 172 (1.33%) Financial Institution
16 144 (1.11%) Billing
17 116 (0.90%) General Ledger
18 103 (0.80%) French Language
19 97 (0.75%) Front Office
20 80 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2706 (20.93%) Analyst
2 2442 (18.89%) Developer
3 1434 (11.09%) Business Analyst
4 1165 (9.01%) Project Manager
5 1150 (8.89%) Architect
6 1147 (8.87%) Consultant
7 491 (3.80%) .NET Developer
8 462 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 416 (3.22%) Java Developer
10 402 (3.11%) Senior Developer
11 378 (2.92%) Senior Manager
12 312 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
13 285 (2.20%) Support Analyst
14 263 (2.03%) Junior
14 263 (2.03%) C# Developer
15 255 (1.97%) Test Analyst
16 249 (1.93%) Software Developer
17 232 (1.79%) Software Engineer
18 228 (1.76%) Web Developer
19 227 (1.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1412 (10.92%) .NET
2 1411 (10.91%) HTML
3 1117 (8.64%) CSS
4 745 (5.76%) ASP.NET
5 686 (5.31%) XML
6 684 (5.29%) jQuery
7 650 (5.03%) HTML5
8 584 (4.52%) Web Services
9 472 (3.65%) J2EE
10 437 (3.38%) Spring
11 374 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 342 (2.65%) WCF
13 290 (2.24%) CSS3
14 289 (2.24%) Hibernate
15 270 (2.09%) JSON
16 267 (2.07%) AngularJS
17 265 (2.05%) Middleware
18 257 (1.99%) RESTful
19 253 (1.96%) .NET Framework
20 228 (1.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1521 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 489 (3.78%) User Experience
3 455 (3.52%) FMCG
4 438 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 426 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 365 (2.82%) EPoS
7 354 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 222 (1.72%) Social Media
9 210 (1.62%) Open Source
9 210 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 174 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 171 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 156 (1.21%) Statistics
13 145 (1.12%) Online Banking
14 133 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 133 (1.03%) Data Integration
15 129 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 122 (0.94%) Mainframe
17 118 (0.91%) PMI
18 116 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1293 (10.00%) Windows
2 757 (5.86%) Linux
3 651 (5.04%) UNIX
4 280 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 230 (1.78%) Android
6 206 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 174 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 149 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 137 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 105 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 97 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 86 (0.67%) Solaris
13 67 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 58 (0.45%) AIX
15 50 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 48 (0.37%) zOS
17 45 (0.35%) CentOS
18 33 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
19 28 (0.22%) Mac OS X
20 24 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3374 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2981 (23.06%) E-Commerce
3 1811 (14.01%) Project Management
4 1224 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 1181 (9.13%) Scrum
6 1081 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
7 1014 (7.84%) ITIL
8 985 (7.62%) Business Analysis
9 884 (6.84%) PRINCE2
10 878 (6.79%) Analytics
11 872 (6.74%) MVC
12 796 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 777 (6.01%) CRM
14 714 (5.52%) OO
15 711 (5.50%) Change Management
16 673 (5.21%) TDD
17 631 (4.88%) ERP
18 528 (4.08%) Software Engineering
19 527 (4.08%) Waterfall
20 486 (3.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2096 (16.21%) SQL
2 1757 (13.59%) Java
3 1300 (10.05%) JavaScript
4 1273 (9.85%) C#
5 390 (3.02%) T-SQL
6 381 (2.95%) PHP
7 256 (1.98%) C++
8 254 (1.96%) C
9 246 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 206 (1.59%) Python
11 176 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 167 (1.29%) Ruby
13 140 (1.08%) VB
14 128 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 123 (0.95%) Perl
16 109 (0.84%) Shell Script
17 101 (0.78%) VBA
18 95 (0.73%) R
19 92 (0.71%) PowerShell
20 82 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1386 (10.72%) Degree
2 466 (3.60%) ISEB
3 315 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 238 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 230 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 209 (1.62%) SC Cleared
7 175 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 154 (1.19%) ISTQB
9 152 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 151 (1.17%) CISSP
11 147 (1.14%) PMP
12 134 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 130 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
14 105 (0.81%) SAP Certification
15 80 (0.62%) DV Cleared
16 73 (0.56%) CISA
17 72 (0.56%) CCNA
18 71 (0.55%) MCSE
19 66 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 60 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 904 (6.99%) QA
2 281 (2.17%) SLA
3 134 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 94 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 73 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 48 (0.37%) COBIT
8 40 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 34 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 25 (0.19%) CRD IV
11 19 (0.15%) FATCA
12 18 (0.14%) Basel II
13 13 (0.10%) MiFID
13 13 (0.10%) EMIR
14 10 (0.077%) FINREP
14 10 (0.077%) ISO 8583
15 8 (0.062%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.054%) P3O
17 6 (0.046%) COREP
17 6 (0.046%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 403 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 234 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 45 (0.35%) vSphere
5 41 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 36 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 30 (0.23%) RACF
9 28 (0.22%) HDFS
10 26 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 20 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 20 (0.15%) ACF2
12 19 (0.15%) XenApp
13 16 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (0.12%) Terminal Server
15 11 (0.085%) vCloud
16 10 (0.077%) Varnish
16 10 (0.077%) Firmware
17 9 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 93 (0.72%) Puppet
2 91 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 83 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (0.51%) SCCM
5 37 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 36 (0.28%) Nagios
7 35 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 30 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 30 (0.23%) SCOM
9 24 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 23 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 21 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 21 (0.16%) Ansible
12 20 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 18 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 17 (0.13%) TeamSite
15 15 (0.12%) Control-M
15 15 (0.12%) CA Endevor
16 13 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
17 11 (0.085%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1792 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 1405 (10.87%) Oracle
3 814 (6.30%) SAP
4 533 (4.12%) IBM
5 354 (2.74%) hybris
6 315 (2.44%) VMware
7 313 (2.42%) ATG
8 306 (2.37%) Cisco
9 294 (2.27%) Google
10 272 (2.10%) HP
11 236 (1.83%) Demandware
12 188 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
13 164 (1.27%) Citrix
14 163 (1.26%) Business Objects
15 147 (1.14%) Adobe
16 131 (1.01%) Tableau
17 130 (1.01%) Apple
18 123 (0.95%) Fujitsu
19 110 (0.85%) Red Hat
20 104 (0.80%) Cognos
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £110000 per annum + inc OTE, + car
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + excellent bonus & package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 hours ago