Period
to 4 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 48 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,480 6,975 9,436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.34% 5.28% 5.89%
As % of the General category 10.68% 13.01% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,815 5,130 7,446
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,596 53,604 69,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.63% 40.55% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24,926 40,550 53,821
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +2.50%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in England

Retail
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Retail in England

Retail
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in England

Retail
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the England region over the 6 months to 4 June 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
London -15 1,649 £65,000 +6.56% 76
South East 0 550 £50,000 - 36
North of England -12 491 £44,000 -2.22% 70
Midlands -27 304 £47,500 +5.56% 42
North West -14 280 £47,500 +5.56% 43
South West +30 247 £47,500 -5.00% 22
East of England -15 216 £52,500 -4.55% 29
Yorkshire +15 186 £39,000 -7.14% 20
West Midlands -24 159 £48,500 +15.20% 23
East Midlands -16 144 £47,500 +5.56% 19
North East +17 25 £45,000 +1.12% 7
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,263 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (24.86%) E-Commerce
3 738 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 738 (21.21%) Finance
4 594 (17.07%) SQL
5 585 (16.81%) Azure
6 497 (14.28%) Java
7 466 (13.39%) Microsoft
8 456 (13.10%) AWS
9 436 (12.53%) HTML
10 418 (12.01%) C#
11 416 (11.95%) DevOps
12 413 (11.87%) CSS
13 410 (11.78%) Scrum
14 398 (11.44%) .NET
15 397 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
16 377 (10.83%) Project Management
17 375 (10.78%) Degree
18 366 (10.52%) Software Engineering
19 354 (10.17%) Windows
20 330 (9.48%) Linux
21 329 (9.45%) SQL Server
22 314 (9.02%) Python
23 312 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
24 303 (8.71%) Analytics
25 297 (8.53%) TDD
26 296 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
27 287 (8.25%) User Experience
28 263 (7.56%) PHP
29 259 (7.44%) Docker

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 78 (2.24%) CMS
2 75 (2.16%) Confluence
3 71 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 64 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 58 (1.67%) Apache
6 53 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 36 (1.03%) IIS
9 19 (0.55%) WordPress
10 18 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.40%) JBoss
12 13 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.34%) CICS
13 12 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.29%) nginx
14 10 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 111 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 41 (1.18%) Sketch
5 33 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 31 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 25 (0.72%) InVision
8 20 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.49%) Adobe XD
10 14 (0.40%) InDesign
11 13 (0.37%) MS Visio
12 12 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.29%) Zeplin
14 6 (0.17%) S-PLUS
15 5 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
16 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.11%) Revit
17 3 (0.086%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 107 (3.07%) Magento
2 35 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.75%) Shopify
5 22 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
6 18 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 17 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
7 17 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
8 13 (0.37%) SAP Retail
9 12 (0.34%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 9 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
10 9 (0.26%) SAP EHS
11 8 (0.23%) SAP MM
12 7 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
14 5 (0.14%) assyst
15 4 (0.11%) SAP SCM
15 4 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 585 (16.81%) Azure
2 456 (13.10%) AWS
3 211 (6.06%) SaaS
4 170 (4.89%) GCP
5 157 (4.51%) Office 365
6 82 (2.36%) Serverless
7 75 (2.16%) Power Platform
8 57 (1.64%) IaaS
9 53 (1.52%) PaaS
10 48 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
11 42 (1.21%) Google Analytics
12 35 (1.01%) OpenShift
13 29 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
13 29 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (0.80%) Amazon S3
15 26 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
15 26 (0.75%) GitHub
16 25 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
17 24 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
18 18 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.42%) Firewall
2 80 (2.30%) WAN
3 76 (2.18%) LAN
4 59 (1.70%) Internet
5 51 (1.47%) VPN
6 50 (1.44%) DNS
7 48 (1.38%) Network Security
8 40 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 40 (1.15%) Wireless
9 32 (0.92%) DHCP
10 31 (0.89%) SAN
10 31 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.60%) VoIP
12 18 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.43%) DMZ
13 15 (0.43%) HTTP
13 15 (0.43%) Skype
13 15 (0.43%) SSL
14 12 (0.34%) IP Telephony
15 11 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 199 (5.72%) MySQL
3 104 (2.99%) Big Data
4 95 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 91 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 90 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 72 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 70 (2.01%) Power BI
10 48 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 40 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (1.06%) Neo4j
14 37 (1.06%) Redis
15 29 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
16 27 (0.78%) Blockchain
16 27 (0.78%) DB2
17 26 (0.75%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 242 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 176 (5.06%) JIRA
3 120 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 67 (1.93%) Cucumber
5 60 (1.72%) Selenium
6 52 (1.49%) webpack
7 48 (1.38%) Maven
8 40 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 38 (1.09%) JUnit
10 36 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (0.92%) Gradle
12 30 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (0.86%) Vagrant
13 27 (0.78%) Bitbucket
14 23 (0.66%) TeamCity
15 22 (0.63%) Subversion
16 21 (0.60%) Grunt
17 20 (0.57%) SoapUI
18 18 (0.52%) Android Studio
19 17 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 738 (21.21%) Finance
2 250 (7.18%) Marketing
3 237 (6.81%) Banking
4 167 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 121 (3.48%) Public Sector
6 108 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 106 (3.05%) Games
8 85 (2.44%) Automotive
9 66 (1.90%) Local Government
10 44 (1.26%) Legal
11 39 (1.12%) Advertising
12 38 (1.09%) Law
13 36 (1.03%) Back Office
14 26 (0.75%) Police
14 26 (0.75%) Publishing
15 23 (0.66%) Investment Banking
16 20 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.55%) German Language
18 17 (0.49%) General Ledger
19 13 (0.37%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 996 (28.62%) Developer
2 445 (12.79%) Analyst
3 260 (7.47%) Architect
4 188 (5.40%) Business Analyst
5 187 (5.37%) Project Manager
6 185 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 136 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 130 (3.74%) PHP Developer
9 124 (3.56%) .NET Developer
10 123 (3.53%) Consultant
10 123 (3.53%) Software Developer
11 113 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
12 108 (3.10%) Junior
13 106 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
14 103 (2.96%) Software Engineer
15 88 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
15 88 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 87 (2.50%) C# Developer
17 78 (2.24%) IT Manager
18 70 (2.01%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (12.53%) HTML
2 413 (11.87%) CSS
3 398 (11.44%) .NET
4 245 (7.04%) Node.js
5 224 (6.44%) AngularJS
6 218 (6.26%) React
7 179 (5.14%) ASP.NET
8 166 (4.77%) jQuery
9 146 (4.20%) Web Services
10 141 (4.05%) HTML5
11 122 (3.51%) REST
12 104 (2.99%) Vue.js
13 97 (2.79%) RESTful
14 96 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 90 (2.59%) XML
16 89 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 88 (2.53%) .NET Core
18 85 (2.44%) CSS3
19 82 (2.36%) .NET Framework
20 80 (2.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 312 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 287 (8.25%) User Experience
3 190 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 180 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 123 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 89 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 87 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 84 (2.41%) EPoS
9 80 (2.30%) Blog
10 79 (2.27%) Data Centre
11 67 (1.93%) iPad
12 61 (1.75%) Public Cloud
13 52 (1.49%) FMCG
14 41 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 40 (1.15%) Driving Licence
16 35 (1.01%) Algorithms
16 35 (1.01%) Social Media
17 34 (0.98%) Mainframe
18 33 (0.95%) Cloud Native
19 28 (0.80%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 354 (10.17%) Windows
2 330 (9.48%) Linux
3 153 (4.40%) Android
4 121 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 106 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 79 (2.27%) Unix
7 62 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 41 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
9 27 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 26 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.26%) Debian
15 9 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.23%) CentOS
17 7 (0.20%) HPUX
18 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,263 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (24.86%) E-Commerce
3 416 (11.95%) DevOps
4 410 (11.78%) Scrum
5 397 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
6 377 (10.83%) Project Management
7 366 (10.52%) Software Engineering
8 303 (8.71%) Analytics
9 297 (8.53%) TDD
10 296 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 256 (7.36%) Microservices
12 248 (7.13%) Mentoring
13 247 (7.10%) MVC
14 230 (6.61%) Project Delivery
15 217 (6.24%) Web Development
16 216 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
17 212 (6.09%) Test Automation
18 189 (5.43%) Coaching
19 184 (5.29%) Logistics
20 175 (5.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 738 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 594 (17.07%) SQL
3 497 (14.28%) Java
4 418 (12.01%) C#
5 314 (9.02%) Python
6 263 (7.56%) PHP
7 113 (3.25%) C
8 102 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 93 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 68 (1.95%) C++
11 59 (1.70%) Apple Swift
11 59 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 57 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 56 (1.61%) Ruby
14 54 (1.55%) Kotlin
14 54 (1.55%) Scala
15 43 (1.24%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.12%) R
17 38 (1.09%) Java 8
17 38 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 375 (10.78%) Degree
2 92 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 43 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (1.03%) CISSP
8 31 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 29 (0.83%) MCSE
10 27 (0.78%) CCNA
10 27 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 26 (0.75%) ISEB
12 25 (0.72%) CISM
12 25 (0.72%) SC Cleared
13 20 (0.57%) CCNP
13 20 (0.57%) Master's Degree
13 20 (0.57%) MCSA
14 17 (0.49%) PMP
14 17 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
15 13 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (5.89%) QA
2 77 (2.21%) SLA
3 67 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.49%) GDPR
5 44 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.80%) PMO
7 25 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.66%) NIST
9 13 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.32%) COBIT
11 8 (0.23%) NCSC
12 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.11%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.029%) GxP
14 1 (0.029%) IFRS
14 1 (0.029%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 259 (7.44%) Docker
2 147 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 87 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.83%) VirtualBox
6 27 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (0.72%) vSphere
8 15 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.32%) XenApp
11 10 (0.29%) HDFS
12 8 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.20%) Varnish
14 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.086%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.086%) Firmware
17 2 (0.057%) KVM
17 2 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 204 (5.86%) Kubernetes
2 152 (4.37%) Terraform
3 120 (3.45%) Ansible
4 80 (2.30%) SCCM
5 48 (1.38%) SCOM
6 39 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
7 27 (0.78%) Puppet
8 25 (0.72%) WSUS
9 22 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
11 13 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (0.29%) Packer
13 9 (0.26%) Mesos
14 7 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
14 7 (0.20%) Istio
14 7 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.17%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.17%) yum
15 6 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 466 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 211 (6.06%) Google
3 170 (4.89%) Oracle
4 145 (4.17%) SAP
5 132 (3.79%) VMware
6 117 (3.36%) Cisco
7 103 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
8 101 (2.90%) Capita
9 98 (2.82%) Adobe
10 69 (1.98%) hybris
11 56 (1.61%) HP
12 46 (1.32%) IBM
13 44 (1.26%) Tableau
14 43 (1.24%) Apple
15 42 (1.21%) Meraki
16 37 (1.06%) Zend
17 36 (1.03%) Red Hat
18 35 (1.01%) Cloudera
19 34 (0.98%) Citrix
20 33 (0.95%) Dell