Period
to 1 April 2020

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 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 359 606 849
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.34% 7.16% 6.67%
As % of the General category 17.33% 21.14% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 277 496 630
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -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 2,072 2,867 4,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.59% 33.88% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 2,072 3,543
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

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 1 April 2020.

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 April 2020. 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 +8 213 £55,000 - 34
Bedfordshire -8 44 £59,000 -1.67% 6
Essex +12 31 £34,000 +4.62% 12
Cambridgeshire -66 26 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Suffolk +17 23 £32,500 +5.69% 7
Norfolk -2 22 £47,500 +23.83%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 129 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (33.43%) E-Commerce
3 86 (23.96%) JavaScript
4 76 (21.17%) Microsoft
5 73 (20.33%) SQL
6 72 (20.06%) Azure
7 66 (18.38%) .NET
8 65 (18.11%) C#
9 63 (17.55%) Java
10 58 (16.16%) Scrum
11 57 (15.88%) Windows
12 56 (15.60%) ERP
13 54 (15.04%) MVC
14 47 (13.09%) AWS
15 46 (12.81%) ASP.NET
16 45 (12.53%) Web Services
17 43 (11.98%) Web Development
18 42 (11.70%) CRM
19 40 (11.14%) HTML
19 40 (11.14%) Finance
19 40 (11.14%) Spring
20 39 (10.86%) Apple iOS
21 38 (10.58%) Degree
22 37 (10.31%) Oracle
22 37 (10.31%) CSS
23 36 (10.03%) J2EE
23 36 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
24 35 (9.75%) Waterfall
25 34 (9.47%) Android
25 34 (9.47%) JDBC

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 21 (5.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.57%) Tomcat
2 20 (5.57%) WordPress
3 18 (5.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.79%) CMS
5 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.95%) Confluence
7 5 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (2.51%) Sketch
5 8 (2.23%) InVision
5 8 (2.23%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Magento
2 8 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.95%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.56%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 72 (20.06%) Azure
2 47 (13.09%) AWS
3 31 (8.64%) Office 365
4 27 (7.52%) SaaS
5 10 (2.79%) OneDrive
6 8 (2.23%) Power Platform
7 7 (1.95%) Serverless
8 5 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.11%) IaaS
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (0.84%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.84%) GitHub
10 3 (0.84%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.57%) Firewall
2 18 (5.01%) WAN
3 15 (4.18%) DNS
4 13 (3.62%) Internet
4 13 (3.62%) LAN
5 12 (3.34%) DHCP
5 12 (3.34%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.84%) HTTP
7 3 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.84%) VPN
8 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.28%) IPv4
9 1 (0.28%) IPv6
9 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
9 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.24%) MySQL
3 16 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.62%) Data Lake
5 11 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2017
7 8 (2.23%) Power BI
7 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.95%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.11%) Big Data
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.56%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.28%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.28%) DbVisualizer
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.01%) Ant
3 18 (5.01%) Eclipse
3 18 (5.01%) Gradle
3 18 (5.01%) Maven
4 17 (4.74%) JIRA
5 15 (4.18%) Grunt
6 9 (2.51%) webpack
7 7 (1.95%) Selenium
8 5 (1.39%) gulp
9 4 (1.11%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.11%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.84%) git-flow
10 3 (0.84%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.56%) Appium
General
1 40 (11.14%) Finance
2 33 (9.19%) Marketing
3 18 (5.01%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.90%) Games
6 8 (2.23%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.39%) Automotive
8 4 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.11%) Back Office
8 4 (1.11%) Housing Association
8 4 (1.11%) Local Government
9 3 (0.84%) Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.56%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) Police
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (33.43%) Developer
2 54 (15.04%) Senior Developer
3 44 (12.26%) Architect
4 41 (11.42%) Analyst
5 32 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 27 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.85%) Designer
7 21 (5.85%) E-Commerce Designer
7 21 (5.85%) E-Commerce Developer
8 19 (5.29%) IT Engineer
8 19 (5.29%) UX Designer
9 18 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.74%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.74%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.74%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 16 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (4.46%) IT Support
12 15 (4.18%) Java Development Manager
12 15 (4.18%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.38%) .NET
2 46 (12.81%) ASP.NET
3 45 (12.53%) Web Services
4 40 (11.14%) HTML
4 40 (11.14%) Spring
5 37 (10.31%) CSS
6 36 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (10.03%) J2EE
7 34 (9.47%) JDBC
8 33 (9.19%) Struts
9 30 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (8.08%) AngularJS
11 28 (7.80%) React
12 20 (5.57%) JSP
12 20 (5.57%) XML
13 19 (5.29%) XSLT
14 18 (5.01%) Hibernate
14 18 (5.01%) Servlets
14 18 (5.01%) XML Schema
15 17 (4.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.47%) Mobile App
2 33 (9.19%) User Experience
3 28 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.29%) Smartphone
5 16 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.90%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (3.06%) EPoS
9 8 (2.23%) iPad
10 6 (1.67%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.67%) FMCG
10 6 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.39%) Digital Wallet
11 5 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.11%) NHS
12 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.88%) Windows
2 39 (10.86%) Apple iOS
3 34 (9.47%) Android
4 30 (8.36%) Linux
5 15 (4.18%) Windows 10
5 15 (4.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.84%) Unix
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (33.43%) E-Commerce
3 58 (16.16%) Scrum
4 56 (15.60%) ERP
5 54 (15.04%) MVC
6 43 (11.98%) Web Development
7 42 (11.70%) CRM
8 35 (9.75%) Waterfall
9 34 (9.47%) Android Development
9 34 (9.47%) iOS Development
10 31 (8.64%) TDD
11 30 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (7.80%) Unit Testing
13 26 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.96%) Computer Science
15 24 (6.69%) Workflow
16 23 (6.41%) API Development
16 23 (6.41%) Multithreading
16 23 (6.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (23.96%) JavaScript
2 73 (20.33%) SQL
3 65 (18.11%) C#
4 63 (17.55%) Java
5 12 (3.34%) PHP
6 8 (2.23%) Python
7 7 (1.95%) C
8 6 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.39%) Java 8
10 4 (1.11%) C++
10 4 (1.11%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.84%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.84%) VBA
11 3 (0.84%) XAML
12 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.56%) RPG
12 2 (0.56%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (10.58%) Degree
2 11 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.23%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.11%) CISM
5 4 (1.11%) CISSP
5 4 (1.11%) GIAC
5 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) PhD
6 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.56%) ACCA
7 2 (0.56%) CIMA
7 2 (0.56%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) OSCP
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.18%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) ISO 20022
2 5 (1.39%) PSD2
2 5 (1.39%) SEPA
3 3 (0.84%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.79%) Docker
4 10 (2.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) Kubernetes
1 5 (1.39%) WSUS
2 4 (1.11%) Ansible
3 2 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.28%) Kibana
4 1 (0.28%) logstash
4 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 76 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.31%) Oracle
3 26 (7.24%) VMware
4 18 (5.01%) Cisco
5 14 (3.90%) HP
6 13 (3.62%) SonicWALL
7 10 (2.79%) SAP
8 9 (2.51%) Meraki
9 8 (2.23%) Apple
10 7 (1.95%) hybris
10 7 (1.95%) Sage
11 6 (1.67%) Veeam
12 4 (1.11%) Google
12 4 (1.11%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.84%) Adobe
13 3 (0.84%) Ingenico
13 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.84%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.84%) VeriFone
13 3 (0.84%) WorldPay