Period
to 18 January 2021

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

Retailing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 89 90
Rank change year-on-year -53 +1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Retail 74 301 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 3.30% 3.34%
As % of the General category 3.41% 6.56% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 73 279 348
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,250 £25,800 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,167 4,591 5,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.73% 50.32% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 3,960 4,680
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in the City of London.

Salary trend for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 28 (37.84%) E-Commerce
1 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.57%) Python
4 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
5 12 (16.22%) User Experience
5 12 (16.22%) SQL
6 11 (14.86%) Azure
6 11 (14.86%) AWS
7 10 (13.51%) Retail Banking
8 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (12.16%) Scrum
8 9 (12.16%) React
9 8 (10.81%) SDLC
9 8 (10.81%) Analytics
9 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (9.46%) Banking
10 7 (9.46%) Coaching
11 6 (8.11%) Microservices
11 6 (8.11%) Power BI
11 6 (8.11%) ETL
11 6 (8.11%) Terraform
11 6 (8.11%) Power Platform
12 5 (6.76%) Project Delivery
12 5 (6.76%) Backlog Management
12 5 (6.76%) GCP

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) AWS
1 11 (14.86%) Azure
2 6 (8.11%) Power Platform
3 5 (6.76%) GCP
4 3 (4.05%) IaaS
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.70%) Firebase
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.35%) Apigee
6 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (1.35%) SaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (8.11%) Power BI
3 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.05%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.70%) Looker
5 2 (2.70%) OLAP
5 2 (2.70%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (2.70%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Grunt
3 1 (1.35%) gulp
3 1 (1.35%) JMeter
3 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.35%) Postman
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) TestCafe
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Retail Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Police
5 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Scrum Master
6 4 (5.41%) Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.05%) Agile Product Owner
7 3 (4.05%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Azure Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Product Owner
7 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) React
2 4 (5.41%) Node.js
3 3 (4.05%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) GraphQL
3 3 (4.05%) Kafka
3 3 (4.05%) Middleware
3 3 (4.05%) Next.js
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) Flutter
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) React Native
4 2 (2.70%) Redux
4 2 (2.70%) REST
4 2 (2.70%) RxSwift
4 2 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.35%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.35%) Pandas
5 1 (1.35%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.70%) EPoS
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.35%) Derivative
4 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Android
1 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) E-Commerce
2 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
5 9 (12.16%) Scrum
5 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Analytics
6 8 (10.81%) SDLC
7 7 (9.46%) Coaching
8 6 (8.11%) ETL
8 6 (8.11%) Microservices
9 5 (6.76%) Backlog Management
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Project Delivery
9 5 (6.76%) User Stories
9 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.41%) Business Analytics
10 4 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 4 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Python
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) R
5 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Go
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Terraform
2 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) Grafana
5 1 (1.35%) Istio
5 1 (1.35%) Kibana
5 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.05%) SAP
2 3 (4.05%) VMware
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco
3 2 (2.70%) Databricks
3 2 (2.70%) Juniper
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
4 1 (1.35%) Demandware
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Retek
4 1 (1.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.35%) WooCommerce