Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 88 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 180 183 388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.22% 3.34% 3.77%
As % of the General category 5.46% 5.48% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 173 165 343
10th Percentile £42,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +8.87% +3.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,875
90th Percentile £118,750 £91,000 £91,005
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,299 3,337 6,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.07% 60.95% 62.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,879 2,931 5,706
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £35,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +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 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Moorgate - 1 £50,000 -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (32.78%) AWS
2 52 (28.89%) Finance
3 50 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (26.11%) Azure
6 43 (23.89%) Social Skills
7 41 (22.78%) Java
8 39 (21.67%) Python
9 37 (20.56%) QA
10 35 (19.44%) GCP
11 34 (18.89%) DevOps
11 34 (18.89%) Test Automation
12 31 (17.22%) Degree
13 30 (16.67%) Analytics
14 29 (16.11%) Jenkins
15 28 (15.56%) Docker
15 28 (15.56%) Microservices
15 28 (15.56%) Kubernetes
16 27 (15.00%) C#
17 26 (14.44%) Serverless
18 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
18 25 (13.89%) Terraform
19 24 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
20 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
20 23 (12.78%) SQL Server
20 23 (12.78%) Relational Database
21 22 (12.22%) Coaching
22 21 (11.67%) Marketing
23 20 (11.11%) SQL
24 19 (10.56%) Presentation Skills

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 7 (3.89%) WordPress
2 6 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.33%) SAS
3 3 (1.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.11%) CMS
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Appian
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Figma
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.11%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.78%) AWS
2 47 (26.11%) Azure
3 35 (19.44%) GCP
4 26 (14.44%) Serverless
5 9 (5.00%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (3.89%) Azure Functions
8 5 (2.78%) Bitrise
8 5 (2.78%) SaaS
9 4 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.67%) AWS IoT
10 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.67%) IaaS
11 2 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.11%) PaaS
11 2 (1.11%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Firewall
2 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 2 (1.11%) HTTP
3 2 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.78%) Relational Database
1 23 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.44%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 15 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (4.44%) Power BI
7 7 (3.89%) Tableau
8 5 (2.78%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.11%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.11%) Delta Lake
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (16.11%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (8.33%) SonarQube
4 11 (6.11%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.00%) Selenium
6 8 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.78%) JIRA
7 5 (2.78%) Postman
8 4 (2.22%) Cypress.io
9 3 (1.67%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.67%) NUnit
9 3 (1.67%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.56%) CocoaPods
10 1 (0.56%) git-flow
10 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.56%) Mocha
10 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 52 (28.89%) Finance
2 43 (23.89%) Social Skills
3 21 (11.67%) Marketing
4 19 (10.56%) Presentation Skills
5 17 (9.44%) Influencing Skills
6 15 (8.33%) Games
7 13 (7.22%) Banking
7 13 (7.22%) Manufacturing
8 8 (4.44%) Public Sector
9 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.22%) Publishing
11 2 (1.11%) Advertising
11 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.11%) Legal
11 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.11%) Police
12 1 (0.56%) Back Office
12 1 (0.56%) Electronics
12 1 (0.56%) Front Office
12 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (20.56%) Developer
2 20 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 17 (9.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (8.89%) Technical Leader
5 15 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 12 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 12 (6.67%) React Developer
7 11 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Architect
8 10 (5.56%) Consultant
9 9 (5.00%) Analyst
9 9 (5.00%) Senior React Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Functional Consultant
10 8 (4.44%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (3.89%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) WordPress Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) E-Commerce Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.00%) Node.js
2 16 (8.89%) GraphQL
2 16 (8.89%) React
3 15 (8.33%) Next.js
3 15 (8.33%) OAuth
3 15 (8.33%) OAuth2
3 15 (8.33%) OpenID
4 9 (5.00%) .NET
4 9 (5.00%) Spring
5 8 (4.44%) Vue.js
6 7 (3.89%) RESTful
6 7 (3.89%) Spring Boot
7 6 (3.33%) jQuery
8 5 (2.78%) HTML
8 5 (2.78%) Kafka
8 5 (2.78%) Web Services
9 4 (2.22%) CSS
9 4 (2.22%) REST
9 4 (2.22%) WireMock
10 3 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.56%) FMCG
1 10 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.33%) NHS
3 5 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.78%) Robotics
3 5 (2.78%) User Experience
4 4 (2.22%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) Blog
6 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.11%) Derivative
6 2 (1.11%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) Life Science
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.44%) Linux
2 6 (3.33%) Windows
3 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.11%) Android
4 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.89%) DevOps
3 34 (18.89%) Test Automation
4 30 (16.67%) Analytics
5 28 (15.56%) Microservices
6 24 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
8 22 (12.22%) Coaching
9 18 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
10 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (9.44%) Machine Learning
10 17 (9.44%) Scrum
11 16 (8.89%) Data Analytics
11 16 (8.89%) Data Protection
11 16 (8.89%) Matrix Organization
11 16 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (8.89%) Technical Leadership
12 15 (8.33%) Architectural Design
12 15 (8.33%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) Java
2 39 (21.67%) Python
3 27 (15.00%) C#
4 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.11%) SQL
6 18 (10.00%) C++
7 7 (3.89%) PHP
7 7 (3.89%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.22%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.22%) Java 8
8 4 (2.22%) Kotlin
8 4 (2.22%) R
9 3 (1.67%) Perl
10 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.11%) Java 11
10 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) ES6
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (17.22%) Degree
2 15 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.89%) MBA
4 4 (2.22%) CISA
4 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.67%) CISM
5 3 (1.67%) CISSP
5 3 (1.67%) CRISC
5 3 (1.67%) PhD
5 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.56%) QA
2 16 (8.89%) GDPR
3 5 (2.78%) Accessibility
4 4 (2.22%) COBIT
5 3 (1.67%) NIST
6 1 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) GRC
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (15.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (15.56%) Kubernetes
2 25 (13.89%) Terraform
3 7 (3.89%) Ansible
4 2 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.11%) SCCM
4 2 (1.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.56%) Grafana
5 1 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (8.89%) Oracle
2 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.44%) SAP
4 4 (2.22%) Google
4 4 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.67%) Databricks
5 3 (1.67%) IBM
5 3 (1.67%) PayPal
5 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.11%) Cisco
6 2 (1.11%) Juniper
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.11%) Sun
6 2 (1.11%) Symantec
6 2 (1.11%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) ATG
7 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO