Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 75 40
Rank change year-on-year -17 -35 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 337 428 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.32% 4.10% 5.66%
As % of the General category 6.64% 7.05% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 321 381 569
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £95,250
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% +4.55%

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 5,074 6,071 6,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.00% 58.09% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,507 5,450 5,740
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
London Bridge -5 5 £40,000 -30.43%
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 133 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.30%) Finance
3 84 (24.93%) E-Commerce
4 55 (16.32%) SQL
5 50 (14.84%) Java
5 50 (14.84%) Linux
6 48 (14.24%) JavaScript
6 48 (14.24%) Microsoft
7 47 (13.95%) Docker
7 47 (13.95%) Microservices
8 44 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (11.57%) ETL
11 39 (11.57%) Python
11 39 (11.57%) Scrum
11 39 (11.57%) Pair Programming
11 39 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (11.28%) Kubernetes
13 36 (10.68%) CSS
14 35 (10.39%) Jenkins
14 35 (10.39%) Degree
15 34 (10.09%) HTML
15 34 (10.09%) Project Management
16 33 (9.79%) Spring
16 33 (9.79%) Software Engineering
16 33 (9.79%) QA
16 33 (9.79%) RESTful
17 32 (9.50%) Spring Boot
18 31 (9.20%) Web Services

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 20 (5.93%) Apache
2 16 (4.75%) nginx
3 14 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.86%) CMS
5 12 (3.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.78%) Kentico
7 5 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.48%) WordPress
8 4 (1.19%) Confluence
9 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.59%) Drupal
10 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.59%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (5.04%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.78%) Magento
2 5 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.48%) SAP CAR
2 5 (1.48%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.89%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 3 (0.89%) SAP POS DM
4 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (5.04%) Serverless
4 10 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (2.97%) Azure Functions
5 9 (2.67%) SaaS
6 6 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.48%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (1.19%) npm
8 4 (1.19%) Office 365
8 4 (1.19%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.89%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.59%) G Suite
10 2 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.56%) BIG-IP
1 12 (3.56%) VLAN
2 6 (1.78%) Firewall
2 6 (1.78%) SSL
3 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 3 (0.89%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.59%) HbbTV
4 2 (0.59%) HTTP
4 2 (0.59%) LAN
4 2 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.30%) MPLS
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (8.01%) Power BI
3 24 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.53%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.64%) MySQL
6 16 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (3.86%) Big Data
8 13 (3.86%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.56%) Redis
9 12 (3.56%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (2.37%) Hadoop
13 7 (2.08%) Data Lake
13 7 (2.08%) QlikView
14 5 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 35 (10.39%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.72%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.64%) TeamCity
4 15 (4.45%) JIRA
5 11 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (2.97%) tSQLt
7 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.78%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.48%) webpack
10 4 (1.19%) gulp
10 4 (1.19%) Mocha
10 4 (1.19%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.89%) CocoaPods
11 3 (0.89%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.59%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.59%) GoCD
12 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 92 (27.30%) Finance
2 27 (8.01%) Marketing
3 21 (6.23%) Banking
4 17 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.56%) Law
6 10 (2.97%) Advertising
7 8 (2.37%) Retail Finance
8 7 (2.08%) Games
9 6 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.48%) Publishing
11 4 (1.19%) Automotive
11 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.19%) Front Office
11 4 (1.19%) Legal
11 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.59%) French Language
12 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (29.67%) Developer
2 41 (12.17%) Analyst
3 34 (10.09%) Senior Developer
4 33 (9.79%) Java Developer
5 26 (7.72%) Architect
6 25 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 23 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.45%) Senior Manager
10 14 (4.15%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.86%) IT Manager
11 13 (3.86%) Retail Business Analyst
12 12 (3.56%) Administrator
12 12 (3.56%) Junior
13 11 (3.26%) Consultant
13 11 (3.26%) Data Engineer
13 11 (3.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 11 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.67%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.68%) CSS
2 34 (10.09%) HTML
3 33 (9.79%) RESTful
3 33 (9.79%) Spring
4 32 (9.50%) Spring Boot
5 31 (9.20%) Web Services
6 28 (8.31%) XML
7 26 (7.72%) Apache Camel
8 25 (7.42%) SOAP
9 22 (6.53%) GraphQL
10 19 (5.64%) .NET
11 16 (4.75%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.15%) React
13 13 (3.86%) LAMP
14 12 (3.56%) LEMP Stack
14 12 (3.56%) Node.js
14 12 (3.56%) REST
15 10 (2.97%) HTML5
16 9 (2.67%) CSS3
16 9 (2.67%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.45%) Fintech
3 13 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.56%) Social Media
5 11 (3.26%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.67%) User Experience
8 7 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.08%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.78%) FMCG
9 6 (1.78%) iPad
9 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.48%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.59%) Blog
12 2 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.84%) Linux
2 17 (5.04%) Windows
3 12 (3.56%) CoreOS
4 9 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.08%) Android
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.93%) E-Commerce
3 47 (13.95%) Microservices
4 44 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (11.57%) ETL
6 39 (11.57%) Pair Programming
6 39 (11.57%) Scrum
7 34 (10.09%) Project Management
8 33 (9.79%) Software Engineering
9 28 (8.31%) Analytics
10 27 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (8.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (7.72%) Software Delivery
11 26 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.42%) Business Analysis
13 24 (7.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (7.12%) DevOps
14 23 (6.82%) Kanban
15 22 (6.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.32%) SQL
2 50 (14.84%) Java
3 48 (14.24%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.57%) Python
5 18 (5.34%) C#
5 18 (5.34%) PHP
6 17 (5.04%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.15%) Ruby
8 13 (3.86%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.56%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.08%) Go
12 5 (1.48%) U-SQL
13 4 (1.19%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.19%) PHP 7
14 3 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.89%) R
15 2 (0.59%) Java 8
15 2 (0.59%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (10.39%) Degree
2 14 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.89%) CISSP
5 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.59%) CISM
5 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.30%) CISA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.30%) MCDST
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
6 1 (0.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.79%) QA
2 5 (1.48%) SLA
3 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.19%) GDPR
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) COBIT
5 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.30%) FATCA
6 1 (0.30%) SEPA
6 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (13.95%) Docker
2 13 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.56%) iptables
4 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 24 (7.12%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.56%) HAProxy
5 5 (1.48%) SCCM
6 4 (1.19%) Ansible
7 3 (0.89%) Puppet
7 3 (0.89%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.59%) Consul
8 2 (0.59%) Mesos
8 2 (0.59%) Riemann
8 2 (0.59%) Salt
9 1 (0.30%) Graylog
9 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 21 (6.23%) Google
4 18 (5.34%) Oracle
5 14 (4.15%) Tableau
6 13 (3.86%) F5
7 11 (3.26%) SAP
8 7 (2.08%) Adobe
9 5 (1.48%) Apple
9 5 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.19%) HP
10 4 (1.19%) VMware
10 4 (1.19%) Zend
11 3 (0.89%) Canon
11 3 (0.89%) Cisco
11 3 (0.89%) Demandware
12 2 (0.59%) EMC
12 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.59%) Workday