Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 100 30
Rank change year-on-year +70 -70 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 321 36 535
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.04% 1.89% 7.65%
As % of the General category 9.80% 4.11% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 24 302
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,400 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,125 £31,063 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +4.71%
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,625 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £94,375 £82,375
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% +1.85% +8.00%

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 3,275 876 3,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 61.62% 45.98% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,596 656 2,582
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,864 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,428 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +3.92%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +12 107 £60,000 +20.00% 30
Cambridgeshire -5 67 £57,500 -2.13% 12
Norfolk - 56 £47,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +7 41 £55,000 +92.98% 4
Essex +19 38 £45,000 +11.11% 20
Suffolk -1 12 £48,000 -52.00% 6
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 107 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 81 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (20.87%) E-Commerce
4 56 (17.45%) Facilities Management
5 50 (15.58%) Service Delivery
6 45 (14.02%) JIRA
7 43 (13.40%) Microsoft
7 43 (13.40%) AWS
8 42 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
9 34 (10.59%) Marketing
10 33 (10.28%) Finance
10 33 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (9.66%) Java
12 30 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (9.35%) Line Management
13 29 (9.03%) Azure
13 29 (9.03%) Robotics
14 28 (8.72%) EPoS
15 27 (8.41%) DevOps
16 26 (8.10%) Git (software)
16 26 (8.10%) Management Information System
17 25 (7.79%) SQL
17 25 (7.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 25 (7.79%) Software Engineering
17 25 (7.79%) Time Management
17 25 (7.79%) Analytics
17 25 (7.79%) Jenkins
17 25 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (7.48%) Strategic Management

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 16 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.87%) Confluence
3 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.93%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (7.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.18%) Magento
3 6 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.87%) Shopify
4 5 (1.56%) Orchard Housing
5 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.62%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.40%) AWS
2 29 (9.03%) Azure
3 17 (5.30%) SaaS
4 16 (4.98%) Power Platform
5 12 (3.74%) GCP
5 12 (3.74%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (3.74%) Slack
6 6 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.25%) Serverless
8 3 (0.93%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (0.93%) GitHub
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.62%) Azure Event Grid
9 2 (0.62%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (0.62%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.62%) Cloudflare
9 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.62%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.18%) DNS
1 7 (2.18%) Firewall
2 4 (1.25%) Internet
2 4 (1.25%) VoIP
2 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.93%) LAN
3 3 (0.93%) SD-WAN
3 3 (0.93%) WAN
4 2 (0.62%) 5G
4 2 (0.62%) AMQP
4 2 (0.62%) IPv6
4 2 (0.62%) LTE
5 1 (0.31%) 802.11
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) IPv4
5 1 (0.31%) PPP
5 1 (0.31%) RFID
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.85%) MySQL
2 20 (6.23%) Big Data
3 14 (4.36%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.12%) Power BI
5 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.49%) Tableau
7 6 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.62%) Redis
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.31%) Data Vault
11 1 (0.31%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 45 (14.02%) JIRA
2 26 (8.10%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.85%) GitLab
5 4 (1.25%) Selenium
6 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.93%) Postman
7 2 (0.62%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.62%) Gradle
7 2 (0.62%) Serenity BDD
7 2 (0.62%) Tricentis qTest
8 1 (0.31%) ERwin
8 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 107 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 34 (10.59%) Marketing
3 33 (10.28%) Finance
4 25 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.74%) Influencing Skills
6 10 (3.12%) Organisational Skills
6 10 (3.12%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (2.80%) Legal
7 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.49%) Electronics
9 5 (1.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (1.56%) Law
9 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.25%) Social Housing
10 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.93%) Public Speaking
12 2 (0.62%) Advertising
12 2 (0.62%) Automotive
12 2 (0.62%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (14.02%) Analyst
2 34 (10.59%) Developer
3 27 (8.41%) Consultant
4 17 (5.30%) Architect
4 17 (5.30%) Business Analyst
5 16 (4.98%) PHP Developer
6 13 (4.05%) Java Engineer
7 12 (3.74%) JIRA Specialist
8 10 (3.12%) LIMS Business Analyst
9 8 (2.49%) IT Manager
9 8 (2.49%) Junior
9 8 (2.49%) Senior Build Engineer
9 8 (2.49%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 8 (2.49%) Support Analyst
9 8 (2.49%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (2.18%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (2.18%) Software Engineer
11 6 (1.87%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (1.87%) Data Analyst
11 6 (1.87%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.98%) GraphQL
1 16 (4.98%) RESTful
2 11 (3.43%) React
2 11 (3.43%) REST
3 9 (2.80%) Node.js
4 7 (2.18%) .NET
5 6 (1.87%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.87%) CSS
5 6 (1.87%) HTML
5 6 (1.87%) Web Services
6 4 (1.25%) EDI
6 4 (1.25%) Spring
6 4 (1.25%) Spring Boot
7 3 (0.93%) Laravel
8 2 (0.62%) CSS3
8 2 (0.62%) HTML5
8 2 (0.62%) jQuery
8 2 (0.62%) Smarty
8 2 (0.62%) SQLAlchemy
8 2 (0.62%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (9.03%) Robotics
3 28 (8.72%) EPoS
4 26 (8.10%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.67%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.05%) Life Science
7 10 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.12%) LIMS
8 8 (2.49%) FMCG
9 6 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.87%) NHS
10 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.56%) Housing Association
10 5 (1.56%) PDA
10 5 (1.56%) User Experience
11 4 (1.25%) iPad
12 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
13 2 (0.62%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.67%) Windows
2 12 (3.74%) Linux
3 11 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.80%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.87%) Unix
6 4 (1.25%) Android
6 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.87%) E-Commerce
3 56 (17.45%) Facilities Management
4 50 (15.58%) Service Delivery
5 33 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (9.35%) Line Management
7 27 (8.41%) DevOps
8 25 (7.79%) Analytics
8 25 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 25 (7.79%) Time Management
9 24 (7.48%) ERP
9 24 (7.48%) Strategic Management
10 22 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (6.85%) Machine Learning
10 22 (6.85%) Project Management
11 20 (6.23%) Clean Code
12 19 (5.92%) Pair Programming
13 18 (5.61%) Data Protection
14 16 (4.98%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.66%) Java
2 25 (7.79%) SQL
3 22 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.54%) PHP
5 19 (5.92%) Python
6 17 (5.30%) PHP 7
7 11 (3.43%) Java 8
8 8 (2.49%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.18%) C#
10 4 (1.25%) C
10 4 (1.25%) Java 11
10 4 (1.25%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.25%) VBA
11 3 (0.93%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.62%) Perl
12 2 (0.62%) Ruby
13 1 (0.31%) Go
13 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.05%) Degree
2 10 (3.12%) ISEB
3 8 (2.49%) HNC
4 4 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.62%) CCSP
5 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.62%) CISSP
5 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.36%) SLA
2 8 (2.49%) COSHH
3 7 (2.18%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) GMP
5 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.93%) NIST
5 3 (0.93%) QA
6 2 (0.62%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.62%) GDPR
6 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (5.61%) Docker
2 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (5.30%) Grafana
1 17 (5.30%) Prometheus
2 11 (3.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.25%) Ansible
4 2 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.98%) Oracle
3 15 (4.67%) Google
4 12 (3.74%) New Relic
4 12 (3.74%) PagerDuty
5 7 (2.18%) SAP
6 5 (1.56%) Cisco
6 5 (1.56%) Orchard
7 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.25%) VMware
8 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.93%) Meraki
8 3 (0.93%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.93%) SYSPRO
9 2 (0.62%) Aruba
9 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.62%) Pega
9 2 (0.62%) Sage
9 2 (0.62%) WSO2
9 2 (0.62%) Zend