Period
to 18 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 90 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 +16
Permanent jobs citing Retail 229 149 587
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 3.39% 3.23% 4.55%
As % of the General category 5.73% 5.31% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 218 134 509
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,563 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +16.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £91,250 £88,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £116,125 £100,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £68,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.48% +8.00% +4.17%

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 Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,998 2,805 7,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.15% 60.79% 60.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,521 2,445 6,829
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.34%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Central London

Retail
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in Central London.

Salary trend for Retail in Central London

Retail
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in Central London over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in Central London

Retail
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2021. 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
City of London +7 194 £70,000 -3.45% 85
West End of London -4 15 £82,500 +42.24%
Camden 0 5 £60,000 +179.07%
City of Westminster - 4 £75,000 -
Kensington and Chelsea -1 1 £55,000 -2.68%
Lambeth - 1 £55,000 -
Retail
London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 79 (34.50%) AWS
2 68 (29.69%) DevOps
3 66 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (27.51%) Java
5 61 (26.64%) E-Commerce
6 60 (26.20%) Social Skills
7 58 (25.33%) Azure
8 50 (21.83%) Finance
9 49 (21.40%) Python
10 48 (20.96%) QA
10 48 (20.96%) GCP
11 46 (20.09%) C#
12 45 (19.65%) Docker
13 44 (19.21%) Serverless
14 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
15 41 (17.90%) Test Automation
16 38 (16.59%) Software Engineering
17 37 (16.16%) Kubernetes
18 34 (14.85%) Microservices
18 34 (14.85%) Terraform
19 31 (13.54%) Analytics
19 31 (13.54%) Jenkins
20 30 (13.10%) Degree
21 29 (12.66%) Relational Database
22 28 (12.23%) SQL Server
23 26 (11.35%) Coaching
24 25 (10.92%) SQL
25 24 (10.48%) C++
25 24 (10.48%) Presentation Skills
25 24 (10.48%) Full Stack Development

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (5.24%) SAS
2 6 (2.62%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.18%) Confluence
4 4 (1.75%) CMS
5 3 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.31%) WordPress
6 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Appian
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Figma
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.87%) SPSS
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (34.50%) AWS
2 58 (25.33%) Azure
3 48 (20.96%) GCP
4 44 (19.21%) Serverless
5 10 (4.37%) Azure Functions
5 10 (4.37%) Bitrise
6 9 (3.93%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.49%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (3.49%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (3.49%) SaaS
8 7 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (2.62%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (2.18%) Firebase
11 4 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.75%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (1.75%) BrowserStack
11 4 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) Firewall
2 3 (1.31%) DNS
2 3 (1.31%) Network Security
2 3 (1.31%) SAN
3 2 (0.87%) AMQP
3 2 (0.87%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 28 (12.23%) SQL Server
3 23 (10.04%) MongoDB
3 23 (10.04%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (8.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (3.93%) Power BI
6 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.18%) Big Data
7 5 (2.18%) Tableau
8 4 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.31%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.31%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.31%) Redis
9 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (13.54%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.73%) Selenium
3 19 (8.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (7.86%) SonarQube
5 14 (6.11%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.80%) Postman
7 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.06%) JIRA
8 7 (3.06%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.62%) Cypress.io
10 3 (1.31%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.31%) NUnit
11 2 (0.87%) CocoaPods
11 2 (0.87%) git-flow
11 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.44%) Mocha
12 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
General
1 60 (26.20%) Social Skills
2 50 (21.83%) Finance
3 24 (10.48%) Presentation Skills
4 22 (9.61%) Games
4 22 (9.61%) Marketing
5 21 (9.17%) Influencing Skills
6 17 (7.42%) Manufacturing
7 16 (6.99%) Banking
8 11 (4.80%) Public Sector
9 10 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.06%) Automotive
11 3 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.31%) Law
11 3 (1.31%) Publishing
11 3 (1.31%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.87%) Police
12 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (18.78%) Developer
2 21 (9.17%) Technical Leader
3 18 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (7.86%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.42%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 16 (6.99%) Analyst
6 15 (6.55%) Architect
7 14 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (6.11%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (6.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.68%) Data Engineer
8 13 (5.68%) Java Engineer
8 13 (5.68%) QA Engineer
8 13 (5.68%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.24%) Consultant
9 12 (5.24%) Junior
10 11 (4.80%) Junior QA Engineer
11 10 (4.37%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.04%) Node.js
2 21 (9.17%) Spring
3 19 (8.30%) REST
4 18 (7.86%) .NET
4 18 (7.86%) OAuth
4 18 (7.86%) OAuth2
4 18 (7.86%) OpenID
5 17 (7.42%) React
5 17 (7.42%) Spring Boot
6 11 (4.80%) GraphQL
7 10 (4.37%) HTML
7 10 (4.37%) Next.js
8 9 (3.93%) CSS
9 8 (3.49%) WireMock
10 6 (2.62%) Web Services
11 5 (2.18%) CSS3
11 5 (2.18%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.18%) HTML5
11 5 (2.18%) Kafka
12 4 (1.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.62%) Algorithms
2 6 (2.62%) NHS
3 5 (2.18%) FMCG
3 5 (2.18%) Life Science
3 5 (2.18%) User Experience
4 4 (1.75%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.31%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.31%) Robotics
6 2 (0.87%) Blog
6 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.87%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.87%) EPoS
6 2 (0.87%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.87%) Legacy Code
6 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.42%) Linux
2 9 (3.93%) Windows
3 8 (3.49%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.18%) Android
5 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.69%) DevOps
2 66 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (26.64%) E-Commerce
4 41 (17.90%) Test Automation
5 38 (16.59%) Software Engineering
6 34 (14.85%) Microservices
7 31 (13.54%) Analytics
8 26 (11.35%) Coaching
9 24 (10.48%) Full Stack Development
10 22 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (9.61%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (9.61%) OO
11 21 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.73%) Matrix Organization
12 20 (8.73%) Validation
13 19 (8.30%) BDD
13 19 (8.30%) Data Protection
13 19 (8.30%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (8.30%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.51%) Java
2 49 (21.40%) Python
3 46 (20.09%) C#
4 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.92%) SQL
6 24 (10.48%) C++
7 14 (6.11%) Java 8
8 12 (5.24%) Java 11
9 10 (4.37%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.06%) Apple Swift
10 7 (3.06%) PHP
10 7 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.62%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.62%) Scala
12 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.18%) R
12 5 (2.18%) Ruby
13 4 (1.75%) Perl
14 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.10%) Degree
2 18 (7.86%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.62%) PhD
4 4 (1.75%) CISA
4 4 (1.75%) CISM
4 4 (1.75%) CISSP
4 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.31%) CRISC
5 3 (1.31%) MBA
5 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) CCNP
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) CISMP
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.96%) QA
2 20 (8.73%) GDPR
3 12 (5.24%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.31%) COBIT
4 3 (1.31%) NIST
5 1 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.44%) GRC
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (19.65%) Docker
2 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.31%) vSphere
4 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (16.16%) Kubernetes
2 34 (14.85%) Terraform
3 12 (5.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.87%) SCCM
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.44%) Grafana
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (9.17%) Oracle
2 19 (8.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.06%) SAP
4 6 (2.62%) Google
4 6 (2.62%) IBM
5 5 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.18%) VMware
6 4 (1.75%) Cisco
7 3 (1.31%) Adobe
7 3 (1.31%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.31%) PayPal
7 3 (1.31%) Sun
8 2 (0.87%) Apple
8 2 (0.87%) Juniper
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.87%) Symantec
9 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.44%) TIBCO