Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 102 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 206 99 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.49% 2.76% 3.79%
As % of the General category 5.89% 4.44% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 193 90 339
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,875 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £73,750 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.69% +18.00% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £118,750 £94,000 £95,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +11.54% +5.69%

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 3,499 2,228 6,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.30% 62.20% 60.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,070 1,956 5,278
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,600 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 78 (37.86%) AWS
2 65 (31.55%) DevOps
3 60 (29.13%) Java
4 59 (28.64%) Python
4 59 (28.64%) E-Commerce
5 52 (25.24%) QA
6 51 (24.76%) Azure
7 49 (23.79%) Docker
7 49 (23.79%) Social Skills
8 42 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (20.39%) Finance
9 40 (19.42%) C#
9 40 (19.42%) Kubernetes
9 40 (19.42%) Terraform
9 40 (19.42%) Test Automation
10 39 (18.93%) GCP
10 39 (18.93%) Serverless
11 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
12 37 (17.96%) Jenkins
13 32 (15.53%) Microservices
14 31 (15.05%) SQL
15 28 (13.59%) Analytics
15 28 (13.59%) Software Engineering
15 28 (13.59%) Infrastructure as Code
16 27 (13.11%) Coaching
17 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
17 25 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (11.65%) C++
18 24 (11.65%) Degree
18 24 (11.65%) Relational Database

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 12 (5.83%) SAS
2 8 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.46%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Appian
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.97%) SPSS
3 1 (0.49%) Figma
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.49%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 78 (37.86%) AWS
2 51 (24.76%) Azure
3 39 (18.93%) GCP
3 39 (18.93%) Serverless
4 14 (6.80%) Power Platform
5 11 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (4.85%) Bitrise
6 10 (4.85%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (4.37%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.88%) BrowserStack
9 6 (2.91%) PowerApps
9 6 (2.91%) SaaS
10 5 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.43%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (1.94%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.94%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.94%) IaaS
11 4 (1.94%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) Firewall
2 3 (1.46%) AMQP
2 3 (1.46%) DNS
2 3 (1.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 23 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (10.19%) NoSQL
5 20 (9.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 20 (9.71%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.80%) Power BI
7 8 (3.88%) Tableau
8 6 (2.91%) Big Data
8 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.94%) Redis
10 3 (1.46%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.49%) MySQL
12 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (17.96%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.68%) Selenium
3 18 (8.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (8.25%) SonarQube
5 16 (7.77%) Postman
6 12 (5.83%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.37%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.91%) Cypress.io
10 5 (2.43%) JIRA
11 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.46%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.46%) Charles Proxy
12 3 (1.46%) GitLab
12 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.46%) Xcode
13 2 (0.97%) CocoaPods
13 2 (0.97%) git-flow
General
1 49 (23.79%) Social Skills
2 42 (20.39%) Finance
3 23 (11.17%) Presentation Skills
4 20 (9.71%) Marketing
5 18 (8.74%) Influencing Skills
6 17 (8.25%) Games
7 12 (5.83%) Manufacturing
8 9 (4.37%) Banking
9 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.88%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.46%) Automotive
10 3 (1.46%) Law
10 3 (1.46%) Publishing
10 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.97%) Advertising
11 2 (0.97%) Electronics
11 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.97%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.49%) Police
Job Titles
1 30 (14.56%) Developer
1 30 (14.56%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 25 (12.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (10.19%) Analyst
4 20 (9.71%) Technical Leader
5 19 (9.22%) QA Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.77%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (7.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Data Engineer
8 12 (5.83%) Architect
9 11 (5.34%) Junior
9 11 (5.34%) Junior QA Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (4.37%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.22%) Node.js
2 17 (8.25%) OAuth
2 17 (8.25%) OAuth2
2 17 (8.25%) OpenID
3 15 (7.28%) REST
4 9 (4.37%) .NET
4 9 (4.37%) GraphQL
4 9 (4.37%) Spring
5 8 (3.88%) Next.js
5 8 (3.88%) React
5 8 (3.88%) WireMock
6 7 (3.40%) Web Services
7 6 (2.91%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.43%) Django
8 5 (2.43%) Flask
8 5 (2.43%) Gherkin
8 5 (2.43%) HTML
8 5 (2.43%) Kafka
9 4 (1.94%) CSS
9 4 (1.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.91%) NHS
3 5 (2.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.43%) Life Science
4 4 (1.94%) User Experience
5 3 (1.46%) Blog
5 3 (1.46%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.46%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (0.97%) EPoS
6 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.97%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) Legacy Code
6 2 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (0.97%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.49%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.74%) Linux
2 9 (4.37%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.37%) Windows
3 8 (3.88%) Android
4 3 (1.46%) CentOS
4 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.46%) VMS
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.55%) DevOps
2 59 (28.64%) E-Commerce
3 42 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (19.42%) Test Automation
5 32 (15.53%) Microservices
6 28 (13.59%) Analytics
6 28 (13.59%) Infrastructure as Code
6 28 (13.59%) Software Engineering
7 27 (13.11%) Coaching
8 25 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (10.68%) Validation
10 21 (10.19%) OO
11 19 (9.22%) Manual Testing
12 18 (8.74%) Data Protection
12 18 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (8.74%) Matrix Organization
12 18 (8.74%) Process Management
12 18 (8.74%) Re-Platforming
12 18 (8.74%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (8.74%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.13%) Java
2 59 (28.64%) Python
3 40 (19.42%) C#
4 38 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 31 (15.05%) SQL
6 24 (11.65%) C++
7 15 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.88%) Apple Swift
8 8 (3.88%) Ruby
8 8 (3.88%) Scala
9 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.91%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.91%) R
11 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.94%) Java 8
12 4 (1.94%) PHP
13 3 (1.46%) Go
13 3 (1.46%) Perl
14 2 (0.97%) Java 11
14 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.65%) Degree
2 17 (8.25%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.91%) PhD
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.97%) CISA
5 2 (0.97%) CISM
5 2 (0.97%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CISMP
6 1 (0.49%) CRISC
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (25.24%) QA
2 20 (9.71%) GDPR
3 9 (4.37%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) GRC
5 1 (0.49%) NIST
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (23.79%) Docker
2 4 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (19.42%) Kubernetes
1 40 (19.42%) Terraform
2 15 (7.28%) Ansible
3 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.49%) Grafana
4 1 (0.49%) Kibana
4 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (9.71%) Oracle
2 17 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.91%) IBM
3 6 (2.91%) SAP
4 5 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.97%) Apple
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco
6 2 (0.97%) Databricks
6 2 (0.97%) Google
6 2 (0.97%) Sun
6 2 (0.97%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) Dataiku
7 1 (0.49%) EMC
7 1 (0.49%) Temenos
7 1 (0.49%) UiPath