Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 91 32
Rank change year-on-year +72 -59 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 580 64 419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.86% 2.64% 6.81%
As % of the General category 15.06% 5.23% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 174 44 277
10th Percentile £26,625 £25,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,072 £32,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -11.90% +16.67%
75th Percentile £72,188 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 3,851 1,223 3,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 65.48% 50.54% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 831 2,320
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,913 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.24% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +27 296 £65,000 +8.33% 52
Norfolk +19 84 £47,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire +2 66 £55,000 - 14
Bedfordshire +24 55 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Essex +20 54 £60,000 +71.43% 11
Suffolk - 26 £41,000 - 9
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 254 (43.79%) Social Skills
2 211 (36.38%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (26.72%) Logistics
4 146 (25.17%) SQL
5 134 (23.10%) Organisational Skills
6 129 (22.24%) Analytics
7 128 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
8 113 (19.48%) VBA
9 108 (18.62%) Microsoft
10 103 (17.76%) Service Delivery
11 101 (17.41%) Data Analysis
12 92 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (15.34%) Microsoft Excel
14 87 (15.00%) E-Commerce
14 87 (15.00%) FMCG
15 73 (12.59%) Degree
16 60 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (10.00%) Product Management
18 56 (9.66%) Decision-Making
19 54 (9.31%) Git (software)
19 54 (9.31%) Project Management
20 52 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
20 52 (8.97%) Data Science
21 49 (8.45%) Data Interpretation
21 49 (8.45%) Algorithms
22 46 (7.93%) AWS
23 45 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
23 45 (7.76%) Line Management
24 44 (7.59%) MySQL
25 41 (7.07%) Azure

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 26 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.41%) SAS
3 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.03%) Confluence
5 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.52%) CMS
6 3 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 89 (15.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.41%) SPSS
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.21%) Shopify
2 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.69%) Orchard Housing
3 3 (0.52%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.93%) AWS
2 41 (7.07%) Azure
3 31 (5.34%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (2.93%) GCP
4 17 (2.93%) SaaS
5 13 (2.24%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (1.21%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.03%) Cloudflare
8 6 (1.03%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.69%) Power Automate
9 4 (0.69%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.52%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.34%) Serverless
11 2 (0.34%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.66%) Profibus
2 11 (1.90%) Firewall
3 10 (1.72%) SAN
4 8 (1.38%) LAN
4 8 (1.38%) WAN
5 7 (1.21%) DNS
6 6 (1.03%) AMQP
7 5 (0.86%) Junos
7 5 (0.86%) VPN
8 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.52%) Wireless
10 2 (0.34%) 5G
10 2 (0.34%) Internet
10 2 (0.34%) IPv6
10 2 (0.34%) LTE
11 1 (0.17%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.59%) MySQL
2 20 (3.45%) Big Data
3 14 (2.41%) BigQuery
4 11 (1.90%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.72%) Tableau
6 9 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.55%) Power BI
7 7 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.03%) Redis
9 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.55%) JIRA
3 36 (6.21%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.48%) GitLab
5 17 (2.93%) Eclipse
5 17 (2.93%) Subversion
6 9 (1.55%) Selenium
7 6 (1.03%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.52%) Postman
9 2 (0.34%) Gradle
9 2 (0.34%) Serenity BDD
9 2 (0.34%) Tricentis qTest
10 1 (0.17%) ERwin
10 1 (0.17%) Maven
10 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.17%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 1 (0.17%) WiX
General
1 254 (43.79%) Social Skills
2 211 (36.38%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (23.10%) Organisational Skills
4 39 (6.72%) Finance
5 38 (6.55%) Marketing
6 37 (6.38%) Publishing
7 29 (5.00%) Automotive
8 27 (4.66%) Influencing Skills
9 17 (2.93%) Manufacturing
10 15 (2.59%) Games
11 13 (2.24%) Legal
12 10 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (1.03%) Electronics
13 6 (1.03%) Law
13 6 (1.03%) Social Housing
14 5 (0.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.52%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 97 (16.72%) Analytics Manager
2 67 (11.55%) Developer
3 65 (11.21%) Analyst
4 61 (10.52%) Supply Chain Manager
5 60 (10.34%) Planning Manager
6 29 (5.00%) Consultant
7 27 (4.66%) PHP Developer
7 27 (4.66%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.66%) Support Engineer
8 23 (3.97%) Architect
9 21 (3.62%) PLC Engineer
10 18 (3.10%) Java Developer
11 15 (2.59%) Business Analyst
12 14 (2.41%) IT Manager
12 14 (2.41%) Senior Manager
13 12 (2.07%) Performance Manager
13 12 (2.07%) Supply Chain Analyst
14 10 (1.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (1.72%) IT Support
14 10 (1.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.66%) GraphQL
2 26 (4.48%) REST
3 24 (4.14%) Web Services
4 20 (3.45%) Spring
4 20 (3.45%) Spring Boot
5 18 (3.10%) Hibernate
5 18 (3.10%) Kafka
6 17 (2.93%) JSON
6 17 (2.93%) Spring MVC
6 17 (2.93%) Swing
6 17 (2.93%) XML
7 11 (1.90%) jQuery
8 8 (1.38%) Thymeleaf
9 6 (1.03%) Celery
9 6 (1.03%) Django
9 6 (1.03%) FastAPI
9 6 (1.03%) Flask
9 6 (1.03%) pytest
9 6 (1.03%) SQLAlchemy
9 6 (1.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.00%) FMCG
2 49 (8.45%) Algorithms
3 37 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 33 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (4.66%) CAN bus
5 27 (4.66%) EPoS
5 27 (4.66%) SCADA
6 20 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.59%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.41%) iPad
9 12 (2.07%) Housing Association
10 11 (1.90%) Robotics
11 8 (1.38%) Life Science
11 8 (1.38%) LIMS
11 8 (1.38%) User Experience
12 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.03%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (0.86%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.66%) Windows
2 17 (2.93%) Windows 10
3 15 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.52%) Android
6 3 (0.52%) Linux
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (26.72%) Logistics
2 129 (22.24%) Analytics
3 128 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
4 103 (17.76%) Service Delivery
5 101 (17.41%) Data Analysis
6 92 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 60 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (10.00%) Product Management
10 56 (9.66%) Decision-Making
11 54 (9.31%) Project Management
12 52 (8.97%) Data Science
13 49 (8.45%) Data Interpretation
14 45 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 45 (7.76%) Line Management
15 37 (6.38%) Mentoring
16 35 (6.03%) Time Management
17 34 (5.86%) Facilities Management
18 33 (5.69%) Coaching
19 32 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (25.17%) SQL
2 113 (19.48%) VBA
3 30 (5.17%) Java
4 28 (4.83%) PHP
5 26 (4.48%) PHP 7
6 11 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.90%) Python
7 9 (1.55%) C#
8 6 (1.03%) C
9 2 (0.34%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.34%) Clipper
9 2 (0.34%) Java 11
9 2 (0.34%) Java 8
9 2 (0.34%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.34%) R
9 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.17%) Go
10 1 (0.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (12.59%) Degree
2 27 (4.66%) HNC
2 27 (4.66%) NVQ Level 3
3 11 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.38%) ISEB
5 4 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.34%) MCP
7 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
8 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.97%) SLA
2 20 (3.45%) QA
3 15 (2.59%) GDPR
4 11 (1.90%) PMO
5 5 (0.86%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) NIST
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) GRC
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.72%) Docker
2 7 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.03%) vSphere
4 5 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (0.86%) SCCM
3 4 (0.69%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.52%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 108 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.69%) Google
3 27 (4.66%) Siemens
4 23 (3.97%) Oracle
5 18 (3.10%) SAP
6 8 (1.38%) Apple
6 8 (1.38%) VMware
7 7 (1.21%) Veeam
8 6 (1.03%) Dell
9 5 (0.86%) Juniper
9 5 (0.86%) Kaspersky
10 4 (0.69%) Orchard
11 3 (0.52%) Cisco
11 3 (0.52%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.34%) Aruba
12 2 (0.34%) Sage
12 2 (0.34%) Workday
12 2 (0.34%) WSO2
12 2 (0.34%) Zscaler