Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 45 44
Rank change year-on-year -55 -1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Retail 224 212 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.99% 4.69% 5.32%
As % of the General category 4.40% 8.01% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 118 92 134
10th Percentile £24,940 £32,700 £30,725
25th Percentile £30,000 £40,938 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.63% +7.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £63,750 £72,813 £66,250
90th Percentile £74,125 £90,000 £73,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +1.85%

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 5,096 2,647 1,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 68.05% 58.57% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,829 1,332 1,441
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,800 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -17 118 £40,000 -38.46% 20
Essex -28 34 £60,000 +50.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -55 30 £52,500 -8.70% 16
Bedfordshire -35 15 £53,750 -2.27% 5
Norfolk -1 14 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk -14 13 £50,000 - 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 84 (37.50%) Degree
2 66 (29.46%) Social Skills
3 56 (25.00%) Agile
4 49 (21.88%) Finance
5 40 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 38 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (15.63%) Azure
7 35 (15.63%) SQL
7 35 (15.63%) Logistics
8 34 (15.18%) QA
9 33 (14.73%) E-Commerce
10 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
11 29 (12.95%) Software Engineering
11 29 (12.95%) FMCG
12 27 (12.05%) Publishing
13 26 (11.61%) MVC
14 25 (11.16%) Web Services
14 25 (11.16%) Automotive
14 25 (11.16%) DevOps
14 25 (11.16%) Driving Licence
15 24 (10.71%) AWS
15 24 (10.71%) Release Management
15 24 (10.71%) Windows
15 24 (10.71%) C#
15 24 (10.71%) Java
15 24 (10.71%) Service Delivery
16 22 (9.82%) Mentoring
17 21 (9.38%) Scrum
17 21 (9.38%) Marketing
18 20 (8.93%) MySQL

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 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.79%) CMS
4 3 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.89%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.34%) Magento
2 3 (1.34%) Shopify
3 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.63%) Azure
2 24 (10.71%) AWS
3 16 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
4 14 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (4.02%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.13%) CloudFront
7 6 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (2.68%) GCP
7 6 (2.68%) Power Automate
7 6 (2.68%) PowerApps
7 6 (2.68%) Route 53
7 6 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.23%) SaaS
9 4 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (1.34%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.34%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.34%) Tricentis Tosca
10 3 (1.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.02%) Firewall
2 6 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.23%) Network Security
3 5 (2.23%) Wireless
4 4 (1.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.34%) DNS
5 3 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.45%) AMQP
6 1 (0.45%) NGFW
6 1 (0.45%) SMTP
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.93%) MySQL
2 16 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.02%) Power BI
5 8 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.57%) Tableau
6 7 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.89%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.45%) DynamoDB
10 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 16 (7.14%) Subversion
3 9 (4.02%) JIRA
4 8 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.23%) GitLab
5 5 (2.23%) Selenium
6 4 (1.79%) JMeter
6 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.34%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.34%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.34%) Maven
7 3 (1.34%) NeoLoad
7 3 (1.34%) Postman
7 3 (1.34%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.34%) Tricentis qTest
8 2 (0.89%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (29.46%) Social Skills
2 49 (21.88%) Finance
3 27 (12.05%) Publishing
4 25 (11.16%) Automotive
5 21 (9.38%) Marketing
6 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (5.36%) Legal
8 8 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (3.13%) Aviation
10 6 (2.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (2.23%) Electronics
11 5 (2.23%) Games
12 4 (1.79%) Banking
13 3 (1.34%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.89%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.45%) Back Office
15 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (18.75%) Analyst
1 42 (18.75%) Developer
2 24 (10.71%) Graduate
3 15 (6.70%) IT Support
3 15 (6.70%) Java Developer
4 10 (4.46%) Test Engineer
5 9 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (4.02%) IT Engineer
5 9 (4.02%) Software Engineer
6 8 (3.57%) Architect
6 8 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 7 (3.13%) Java Analyst Developer
7 7 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 6 (2.68%) Insight Analyst
8 6 (2.68%) IT Graduate
8 6 (2.68%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (2.68%) IT Technician
8 6 (2.68%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.16%) Web Services
2 18 (8.04%) jQuery
2 18 (8.04%) REST
3 17 (7.59%) .NET
3 17 (7.59%) Spring Boot
4 16 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 16 (7.14%) JSON
4 16 (7.14%) Kafka
4 16 (7.14%) Spring
4 16 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 16 (7.14%) Swing
4 16 (7.14%) XML
5 12 (5.36%) GraphQL
6 10 (4.46%) React
7 9 (4.02%) CSS
8 8 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (3.13%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.95%) FMCG
2 25 (11.16%) Driving Licence
3 17 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (7.14%) User Experience
5 7 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.23%) Educational Technology
6 5 (2.23%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.34%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.34%) Insider Threat
8 3 (1.34%) iPad
8 3 (1.34%) Optoelectronics
8 3 (1.34%) Replication
9 2 (0.89%) EPoS
9 2 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
10 1 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.71%) Windows
2 9 (4.02%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.68%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.34%) Linux
6 2 (0.89%) Unix
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.00%) Agile
2 38 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (15.63%) Logistics
4 33 (14.73%) E-Commerce
5 29 (12.95%) Software Engineering
6 26 (11.61%) MVC
7 25 (11.16%) DevOps
8 24 (10.71%) Release Management
8 24 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 22 (9.82%) Mentoring
10 21 (9.38%) Scrum
11 18 (8.04%) Business Analysis
11 18 (8.04%) Time Management
12 17 (7.59%) Integration Testing
13 16 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (7.14%) Computer Science
13 16 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.14%) Web Application Development
14 15 (6.70%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.63%) SQL
2 24 (10.71%) C#
2 24 (10.71%) Java
3 15 (6.70%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.80%) Python
5 10 (4.46%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.13%) PHP
7 6 (2.68%) C
8 5 (2.23%) Delphi
9 4 (1.79%) Groovy
9 4 (1.79%) VBA
10 2 (0.89%) Bash
10 2 (0.89%) C++
10 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.45%) Go
11 1 (0.45%) SOQL
11 1 (0.45%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.57%) PMP
4 6 (2.68%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.79%) CISSP
5 4 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.79%) PhD
6 3 (1.34%) CISM
6 3 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) MCP
7 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) CISA
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.18%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) KVM
3 1 (0.45%) NFS
3 1 (0.45%) Samba
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.34%) CASB
2 3 (1.34%) Foglight
3 2 (0.89%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Argo
4 1 (0.45%) Grafana
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.13%) Google
3 6 (2.68%) Apple
3 6 (2.68%) Foundry
3 6 (2.68%) Oracle
3 6 (2.68%) Palantir
4 4 (1.79%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.34%) Acronis
5 3 (1.34%) Adobe
5 3 (1.34%) Cisco
5 3 (1.34%) FIS
5 3 (1.34%) Intel
5 3 (1.34%) Minitab
5 3 (1.34%) Sage
5 3 (1.34%) SAP
5 3 (1.34%) Veeam
6 2 (0.89%) IBM
6 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.89%) Sybase
7 1 (0.45%) VMware