Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 314 285 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.58% 4.38% 4.63%
As % of the General category 18.58% 13.50% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 264 235 214
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £28,175
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,125
South East median annual salary £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.50% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,690 2,111 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.01% 32.44% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,582 1,703
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,800 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £78,750
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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +30 142 £69,000 +20.00% 15
Bracknell +25 90 £45,000 -30.77% 5
Slough -9 25 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Newbury +20 15 £45,000 -7.69% 8
Maidenhead +45 14 £80,000 +52.38% 5
Thatcham - 9 £40,000 - 2
Ascot -1 3 £46,192 -28.94% 2
Windsor +22 1 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Wokingham -9 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 100 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.39%) Java
3 83 (26.43%) SQL
4 76 (24.20%) ITIL
5 61 (19.43%) Project Management
6 56 (17.83%) Linux
6 56 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (14.97%) Change Management
8 46 (14.65%) Finance
9 41 (13.06%) Service Management
9 41 (13.06%) ServiceNow
10 40 (12.74%) EPoS
11 39 (12.42%) Azure
11 39 (12.42%) AWS
12 38 (12.10%) E-Commerce
13 37 (11.78%) Analytics
13 37 (11.78%) Spring Boot
13 37 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (11.46%) Java 8
15 35 (11.15%) Microservices
15 35 (11.15%) Google
16 34 (10.83%) Spring
17 31 (9.87%) DevOps
18 30 (9.55%) Git (software)
19 29 (9.24%) Degree
20 28 (8.92%) Unit Testing
20 28 (8.92%) DB2
21 27 (8.60%) COBOL
21 27 (8.60%) Mainframe
21 27 (8.60%) MVS

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 27 (8.60%) CICS
2 8 (2.55%) IBM Domino
2 8 (2.55%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.91%) Confluence
4 4 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
5 2 (0.64%) nginx
5 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.42%) AWS
1 39 (12.42%) Azure
2 20 (6.37%) GCP
3 19 (6.05%) SaaS
4 8 (2.55%) Google Docs
5 6 (1.91%) PaaS
6 5 (1.59%) Office 365
7 4 (1.27%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.96%) IaaS
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.64%) npm
9 2 (0.64%) Route 53
9 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.18%) Firewall
2 6 (1.91%) LAN
2 6 (1.91%) WAN
3 5 (1.59%) Network Security
4 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.64%) HTTP
5 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.64%) Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.92%) DB2
2 19 (6.05%) MySQL
3 17 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.87%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.59%) Big Data
9 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.27%) Power BI
9 4 (1.27%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.32%) Maven
3 17 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.14%) JIRA
5 6 (1.91%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.96%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.64%) Mocha
7 2 (0.64%) Selenium
7 2 (0.64%) Subversion
7 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.32%) GitLab
8 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.32%) JMeter
8 1 (0.32%) TestRail
8 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (14.65%) Finance
2 27 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.01%) German Language
3 22 (7.01%) Marketing
4 20 (6.37%) Banking
4 20 (6.37%) Italian Language
5 18 (5.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (5.10%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.18%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.55%) Legal
9 4 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (1.27%) Publishing
10 2 (0.64%) French Language
10 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 2 (0.64%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (26.75%) Developer
2 65 (20.70%) Analyst
3 33 (10.51%) Architect
4 28 (8.92%) Support Analyst
5 27 (8.60%) COBOL Developer
6 25 (7.96%) Systems Analyst
7 24 (7.64%) Programmer
7 24 (7.64%) Project Manager
8 23 (7.32%) Java Developer
9 22 (7.01%) Senior Developer
10 21 (6.69%) IT Support
10 21 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (6.37%) IT Analyst
11 20 (6.37%) IT Support Analyst
11 20 (6.37%) Systems Support
12 18 (5.73%) Systems Support Analyst
13 17 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (5.10%) Software Analyst
14 16 (5.10%) Software Support Analyst
15 13 (4.14%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.78%) Spring Boot
2 34 (10.83%) Spring
3 26 (8.28%) HTML
4 15 (4.78%) CSS
5 14 (4.46%) HTML5
5 14 (4.46%) REST
6 13 (4.14%) Java EE
7 8 (2.55%) OAuth
7 8 (2.55%) OAuth2
7 8 (2.55%) OpenID
7 8 (2.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (2.55%) XACML
8 7 (2.23%) Middleware
8 7 (2.23%) RESTful
9 6 (1.91%) Laravel
10 5 (1.59%) FuelPHP
10 5 (1.59%) JSON
10 5 (1.59%) LAMP
10 5 (1.59%) React
11 4 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (12.74%) EPoS
3 27 (8.60%) Mainframe
4 18 (5.73%) EMC VMAX
5 17 (5.41%) FMCG
6 15 (4.78%) EFT
6 15 (4.78%) User Experience
7 11 (3.50%) VSAM
8 8 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (2.55%) PKI
9 7 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.91%) iPad
10 6 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.27%) Blog
11 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.96%) Life Science
12 3 (0.96%) NHS
13 2 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.83%) Linux
2 27 (8.60%) MVS
3 26 (8.28%) Windows
4 23 (7.32%) Unix
5 16 (5.10%) AIX
6 12 (3.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.20%) ITIL
3 61 (19.43%) Project Management
4 47 (14.97%) Change Management
5 41 (13.06%) Service Management
6 38 (12.10%) E-Commerce
7 37 (11.78%) Analytics
7 37 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (11.15%) Microservices
9 31 (9.87%) DevOps
10 28 (8.92%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.96%) Decision-Making
12 24 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (7.32%) Presales
14 21 (6.69%) PRINCE2
14 21 (6.69%) Scrum
15 20 (6.37%) Business Analysis
15 20 (6.37%) CRM
15 20 (6.37%) TDD
16 19 (6.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (27.39%) Java
2 83 (26.43%) SQL
3 36 (11.46%) Java 8
4 27 (8.60%) COBOL
4 27 (8.60%) JCL
5 21 (6.69%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.05%) Python
7 8 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.23%) PHP
9 6 (1.91%) Ruby
10 5 (1.59%) C
10 5 (1.59%) C#
11 4 (1.27%) C++
11 4 (1.27%) Perl
11 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.27%) R
12 3 (0.96%) Java 9
13 2 (0.64%) ES6
13 2 (0.64%) X++
14 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (9.24%) Degree
2 13 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (1.91%) ISEB
4 6 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.96%) CCIE
6 3 (0.96%) CCNP
6 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.50%) QA
4 10 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.18%) NIST
5 8 (2.55%) COBIT
5 8 (2.55%) GDPR
6 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.64%) PMO
8 1 (0.32%) GAAP
System Software
1 15 (4.78%) Docker
2 11 (3.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 8 (2.55%) Firmware
4 7 (2.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.23%) SCCM
2 6 (1.91%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.96%) Terraform
5 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (13.06%) ServiceNow
2 35 (11.15%) Google
3 23 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.01%) VMware
5 18 (5.73%) Cisco
5 18 (5.73%) Dell
5 18 (5.73%) EMC
5 18 (5.73%) NetApp
6 11 (3.50%) Oracle
7 10 (3.18%) IBM
7 10 (3.18%) SAP
8 8 (2.55%) Lotus
9 3 (0.96%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.96%) BT
9 3 (0.96%) Citrix
10 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.64%) Ivanti
10 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.64%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds