Period
to 24 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 44 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 201 196 592
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.45% 5.23% 7.84%
As % of the General category 7.77% 9.45% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 87 134 375
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,200
25th Percentile £39,750 £33,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,625 £65,938 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £71,250 £83,400
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.42% +7.40%

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,588 2,075 4,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 57.29% 55.32% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,298 1,486 2,998
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £74,650
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in the East of England.

Salary trend for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Hertfordshire -9 87 £62,500 +25.00% 19
Bedfordshire +13 32 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 32 £57,500 +30.68% 17
Essex 0 20 £40,000 +29.03% 12
Norfolk +2 19 £47,500 - 4
Suffolk +4 11 - - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 61 (30.35%) E-Commerce
2 51 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (23.38%) Social Skills
4 44 (21.89%) Software Engineering
5 37 (18.41%) Java
6 36 (17.91%) Robotics
7 34 (16.92%) AWS
8 27 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 27 (13.43%) JavaScript
9 26 (12.94%) RESTful
10 25 (12.44%) DevOps
10 25 (12.44%) Pair Programming
10 25 (12.44%) Facilities Management
10 25 (12.44%) Marketing
11 24 (11.94%) Big Data
12 22 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (10.45%) Service Delivery
13 21 (10.45%) Microsoft
13 21 (10.45%) Machine Learning
14 20 (9.95%) Analytics
14 20 (9.95%) Driving Licence
14 20 (9.95%) Finance
15 19 (9.45%) DNA
15 19 (9.45%) SQL
15 19 (9.45%) CSS
15 19 (9.45%) Line Management
15 19 (9.45%) Grafana
15 19 (9.45%) Prometheus
16 18 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (8.96%) HTML

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.48%) CMS
2 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.99%) WordPress
3 3 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.00%) Shopify
3 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.50%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.92%) AWS
2 14 (6.97%) GCP
3 12 (5.97%) Azure
3 12 (5.97%) Slack
4 11 (5.47%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.98%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (2.99%) SaaS
7 4 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.99%) Google Ads
7 4 (1.99%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Azure Event Grid
8 3 (1.49%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (1.49%) npm
9 2 (1.00%) Google Data Studio
9 2 (1.00%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.50%) GitHub
10 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) Firewall
1 6 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.49%) Internet
3 4 (1.99%) Broadband
4 3 (1.49%) DNS
4 3 (1.49%) Network Security
5 2 (1.00%) 802.11
5 2 (1.00%) PPP
5 2 (1.00%) RFID
5 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.00%) VoIP
5 2 (1.00%) Wireless
6 1 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.50%) IPv4
6 1 (0.50%) IPv6
6 1 (0.50%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.94%) Big Data
2 13 (6.47%) MySQL
3 8 (3.98%) Tableau
4 7 (3.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.99%) Couchbase
5 6 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.99%) Power BI
6 3 (1.49%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.96%) JIRA
2 12 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.47%) GitLab
4 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.50%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.50%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.50%) jMock
6 1 (0.50%) JUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) Mockito
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (23.38%) Social Skills
2 25 (12.44%) Marketing
3 20 (9.95%) Finance
4 12 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.49%) Law
6 5 (2.49%) Legal
6 5 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (12.44%) Analyst
2 23 (11.44%) Developer
3 20 (9.95%) Java Engineer
4 16 (7.96%) Software Engineer
5 14 (6.97%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (5.97%) JIRA Specialist
7 11 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (3.98%) Senior Build Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (3.48%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) PHP Developer
9 7 (3.48%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (3.48%) Software Team Leader
9 7 (3.48%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.48%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.99%) Control Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Engineering Manager
10 6 (2.99%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.94%) RESTful
2 19 (9.45%) CSS
3 18 (8.96%) HTML
4 13 (6.47%) React
5 11 (5.47%) Node.js
5 11 (5.47%) REST
6 10 (4.98%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.98%) Laravel
7 9 (4.48%) Spring
8 8 (3.98%) LAMP
8 8 (3.98%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.48%) HTML5
9 7 (3.48%) Symfony
10 6 (2.99%) Akka
10 6 (2.99%) CSS3
10 6 (2.99%) Kafka
10 6 (2.99%) RxJava
10 6 (2.99%) Vert.x
11 5 (2.49%) .NET
12 4 (1.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.91%) Robotics
2 20 (9.95%) Driving Licence
3 17 (8.46%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.98%) User Experience
6 7 (3.48%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.49%) Life Science
7 5 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.99%) NHS
8 4 (1.99%) Social Media
9 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.49%) PDA
9 3 (1.49%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.00%) AS400
10 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.00%) EPoS
10 2 (1.00%) FMCG
10 2 (1.00%) iPad
10 2 (1.00%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.96%) Linux
2 13 (6.47%) Windows
3 8 (3.98%) Ubuntu
3 8 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.49%) Debian
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (1.99%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.49%) Android
6 3 (1.49%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.35%) E-Commerce
2 51 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.89%) Software Engineering
4 27 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 25 (12.44%) DevOps
5 25 (12.44%) Facilities Management
5 25 (12.44%) Pair Programming
6 22 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (10.45%) Machine Learning
7 21 (10.45%) Service Delivery
8 20 (9.95%) Analytics
9 19 (9.45%) DNA
9 19 (9.45%) Line Management
10 18 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.97%) API Development
11 14 (6.97%) Information Security
11 14 (6.97%) Requirements Gathering
12 13 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.41%) Java
2 27 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.45%) SQL
4 15 (7.46%) PHP
5 14 (6.97%) Python
6 11 (5.47%) Java 8
7 7 (3.48%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.49%) C
8 5 (2.49%) PHP 7
9 3 (1.49%) C#
9 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.49%) VBA
10 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.00%) Scala
11 1 (0.50%) Clojure
11 1 (0.50%) Erlang
11 1 (0.50%) Haskell
11 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.98%) DBS Check
3 8 (3.98%) HNC
4 2 (1.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (1.00%) CCSP
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CISSP
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) COSHH
2 6 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.49%) SLA
4 4 (1.99%) GMP
5 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.49%) NIST
6 2 (1.00%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.50%) GDPR
7 1 (0.50%) GxP
7 1 (0.50%) PMO
7 1 (0.50%) PSD2
7 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.46%) Docker
2 4 (1.99%) vSphere
3 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (9.45%) Grafana
1 19 (9.45%) Prometheus
2 10 (4.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.46%) Google
3 12 (5.97%) New Relic
3 12 (5.97%) PagerDuty
4 7 (3.48%) Zend
5 5 (2.49%) SAP
6 4 (1.99%) Cisco
6 4 (1.99%) Kenshoo
6 4 (1.99%) Marin
6 4 (1.99%) VMware
6 4 (1.99%) YouTube
7 3 (1.49%) Citrix
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle
7 3 (1.49%) SYSPRO
8 2 (1.00%) IBM
8 2 (1.00%) Remedy
8 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.50%) Meraki
9 1 (0.50%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin