Period
to 19 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 56 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Retail 216 266 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.32% 4.70% 4.94%
As % of the General category 13.16% 16.01% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 179 176 283
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.08% +2.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,550 £36,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,641 1,661 2,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.82% 29.34% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,165 1,637
Berkshire median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,550 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 91 £57,500 -4.17% 16
Bracknell +22 33 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Maidenhead +49 15 £80,000 +84.97% 1
Slough -28 15 £48,750 -13.72% 1
Ascot - 14 £42,404 -
Newbury +26 6 £50,000 -11.50% 3
Thatcham - 2 £55,000 - 1
Windsor +4 1 £40,000 -23.81%
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 81 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.94%) Finance
3 64 (29.63%) Java
4 47 (21.76%) Degree
4 47 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (18.98%) ITIL
6 40 (18.52%) Project Management
7 32 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 32 (14.81%) Azure
8 31 (14.35%) SQL
9 29 (13.43%) COBOL
9 29 (13.43%) DB2
10 28 (12.96%) Mainframe
11 27 (12.50%) Windows
11 27 (12.50%) DevOps
12 24 (11.11%) SaaS
12 24 (11.11%) C#
12 24 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 23 (10.65%) CICS
13 23 (10.65%) C++
14 21 (9.72%) Marketing
15 20 (9.26%) Computer Science
15 20 (9.26%) E-Commerce
15 20 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (8.80%) Scrum
16 19 (8.80%) AWS
17 18 (8.33%) Presales
17 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
17 18 (8.33%) Linux
18 17 (7.87%) Oracle

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 23 (10.65%) CICS
2 4 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) Confluence
5 1 (0.46%) nginx
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.93%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.81%) Azure
2 24 (11.11%) SaaS
3 19 (8.80%) AWS
4 15 (6.94%) Office 365
5 9 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 8 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (3.70%) PaaS
7 7 (3.24%) IaaS
8 5 (2.31%) GCP
9 4 (1.85%) WeChat
10 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.93%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.46%) Route 53
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.56%) Firewall
2 7 (3.24%) LAN
2 7 (3.24%) SMS
3 6 (2.78%) WAN
4 5 (2.31%) Internet
4 5 (2.31%) NAS
4 5 (2.31%) SAN
4 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.85%) DNS
5 4 (1.85%) Wireless
6 3 (1.39%) DHCP
6 3 (1.39%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.93%) Network Security
7 2 (0.93%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) FTP
8 1 (0.46%) HTTP
8 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.43%) DB2
2 16 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.78%) Big Data
7 5 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.31%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.39%) MySQL
10 2 (0.93%) Power BI
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.78%) JIRA
2 5 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.39%) Concordion
4 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.39%) JBehave
4 3 (1.39%) Selenium
4 3 (1.39%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.46%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.46%) JMeter
6 1 (0.46%) Maven
6 1 (0.46%) Postman
6 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.46%) TestRail
General
1 69 (31.94%) Finance
2 21 (9.72%) Marketing
3 17 (7.87%) Public Sector
4 16 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 15 (6.94%) Automotive
5 15 (6.94%) Legal
6 9 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.31%) Electronics
8 4 (1.85%) German Language
9 3 (1.39%) Banking
9 3 (1.39%) Games
9 3 (1.39%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.93%) Billing
10 2 (0.93%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.76%) Developer
2 38 (17.59%) Analyst
3 29 (13.43%) Analyst Programmer
3 29 (13.43%) COBOL Analyst
3 29 (13.43%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 29 (13.43%) COBOL Programmer
3 29 (13.43%) Programmer
4 27 (12.50%) Architect
5 16 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 16 (7.41%) COBOL Developer
6 15 (6.94%) Graduate
6 15 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (6.94%) Graduate Software Developer
6 15 (6.94%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.56%) IT Architect
8 12 (5.56%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 12 (5.56%) Java Programmer
9 11 (5.09%) Developer Analyst
9 11 (5.09%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.09%) OAuth
1 11 (5.09%) OAuth2
1 11 (5.09%) XACML
2 7 (3.24%) .NET
2 7 (3.24%) OpenID
3 5 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (2.31%) STL
4 4 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.85%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (1.85%) J2EE
4 4 (1.85%) Laravel
4 4 (1.85%) Node.js
4 4 (1.85%) React
4 4 (1.85%) Symfony
4 4 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (1.85%) Web Services
5 3 (1.39%) CSS
5 3 (1.39%) HTML
5 3 (1.39%) Swing
5 3 (1.39%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.96%) Mainframe
3 15 (6.94%) NHS
4 11 (5.09%) PKI
5 10 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (3.70%) FMCG
7 7 (3.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.24%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.78%) iPad
8 6 (2.78%) User Experience
9 5 (2.31%) Blog
9 5 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.85%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (1.39%) Online Games
11 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.50%) Windows
2 18 (8.33%) Linux
3 16 (7.41%) MVS
3 16 (7.41%) Unix
4 11 (5.09%) AIX
5 9 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.98%) ITIL
3 40 (18.52%) Project Management
4 32 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 27 (12.50%) DevOps
6 20 (9.26%) Computer Science
6 20 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 19 (8.80%) Scrum
8 18 (8.33%) Presales
8 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 17 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.87%) TOGAF
10 16 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
10 16 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (6.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (6.94%) Information Security
12 14 (6.48%) Change Management
12 14 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (6.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.63%) Java
2 31 (14.35%) SQL
3 29 (13.43%) COBOL
4 24 (11.11%) C#
5 23 (10.65%) C++
6 15 (6.94%) C
7 14 (6.48%) Python
8 12 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 11 (5.09%) JCL
10 9 (4.17%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.78%) PHP
12 5 (2.31%) Perl
13 4 (1.85%) Ruby
14 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.39%) VB
14 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.39%) VB6
15 2 (0.93%) X++
16 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (21.76%) Degree
2 20 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.24%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.24%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (2.78%) CCNP
4 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.78%) PMP
5 4 (1.85%) CCNA
5 4 (1.85%) MCSE
5 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.39%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCP
8 1 (0.46%) GCIA
8 1 (0.46%) IIBA
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) SLA
2 10 (4.63%) QA
3 9 (4.17%) GDPR
3 9 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.70%) NIST
5 7 (3.24%) COBIT
5 7 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.93%) PMO
7 1 (0.46%) GAAP
7 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 9 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Grafana
2 2 (0.93%) Prometheus
2 2 (0.93%) Terraform
2 2 (0.93%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.87%) Oracle
3 16 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (6.02%) SAP
4 13 (6.02%) VMware
5 8 (3.70%) Cisco
5 8 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.31%) Juniper
7 4 (1.85%) Google
7 4 (1.85%) IBM
7 4 (1.85%) Zend
8 3 (1.39%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.39%) Citrix
8 3 (1.39%) Dell
8 3 (1.39%) EMC
8 3 (1.39%) Huawei
8 3 (1.39%) Ivanti
8 3 (1.39%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.93%) Splunk