Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6,427 8,303 9,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.07% 5.45% 5.64%
As % of the General category 12.73% 12.78% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,731 6,347 7,577
England median annual salary £53,742 £51,274 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.81% +2.55% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £53,371 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% - -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 50,473 64,959 77,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.83% 42.66% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38,550 50,417 56,857
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,718 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in England

Retail
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in England.

Salary trend for Retail in England

Retail
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +2 2,825 £62,500 +4.17% 381
South East +1 1,070 £50,000 - 172
North of England -13 840 £44,000 +6.02% 327
Midlands -11 698 £47,000 -1.05% 189
North West -2 568 £45,000 +5.88% 194
East of England -7 495 £50,000 - 89
South West +10 453 £47,500 +5.56% 102
West Midlands -19 348 £45,550 -4.11% 95
East Midlands -5 345 £47,500 +5.56% 94
Yorkshire -41 260 £41,000 -3.53% 114
North East -8 15 £39,000 +4.00% 20
South Coast - 2 £67,500 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 2,398 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1,389 (21.61%) Finance
3 1,369 (21.30%) E-Commerce
4 1,187 (18.47%) SQL
5 1,068 (16.62%) JavaScript
6 951 (14.80%) Microsoft
7 931 (14.49%) Azure
8 906 (14.10%) Java
9 872 (13.57%) AWS
10 835 (12.99%) Scrum
11 789 (12.28%) C#
12 712 (11.08%) .NET
13 709 (11.03%) Degree
14 707 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
15 686 (10.67%) DevOps
16 680 (10.58%) SQL Server
17 668 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
18 657 (10.22%) Analytics
19 636 (9.90%) Python
20 629 (9.79%) HTML
21 614 (9.55%) Windows
22 609 (9.48%) CSS
23 605 (9.41%) TDD
24 604 (9.40%) Software Engineering
25 598 (9.30%) Project Management
26 568 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
27 540 (8.40%) Microservices
28 520 (8.09%) Marketing
29 494 (7.69%) Banking
30 476 (7.41%) Git (software)

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
1 147 (2.29%) Confluence
2 137 (2.13%) CMS
3 127 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 121 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 77 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 68 (1.06%) Apache
7 56 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 55 (0.86%) WordPress
9 54 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 41 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 41 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 38 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 37 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 36 (0.56%) SAS
14 35 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 34 (0.53%) IIS
16 28 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
17 27 (0.42%) CICS
18 25 (0.39%) JBoss
18 25 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 216 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 213 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 79 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 59 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 51 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 46 (0.72%) Sketch
8 36 (0.56%) Photoshop
9 30 (0.47%) InVision
10 16 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.25%) SPSS
11 15 (0.23%) Zeplin
12 14 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
13 9 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
14 8 (0.12%) InDesign
15 6 (0.093%) Marvel
16 5 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (0.078%) Adobe XD
17 4 (0.062%) Figma
Business Applications
1 123 (1.91%) Magento
2 89 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 65 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
4 48 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
5 44 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 40 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 38 (0.59%) NetSuite
8 37 (0.58%) SAP ERP
8 37 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 33 (0.51%) SAP CO
9 33 (0.51%) SAP FI
9 33 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
10 31 (0.48%) Shopify
11 17 (0.26%) SAP MM
11 17 (0.26%) SAP Retail
12 15 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
12 15 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
13 11 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
14 10 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 931 (14.49%) Azure
2 872 (13.57%) AWS
3 314 (4.89%) GCP
4 288 (4.48%) SaaS
5 248 (3.86%) Office 365
6 167 (2.60%) Power Platform
7 94 (1.46%) PaaS
8 81 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
9 79 (1.23%) Serverless
10 69 (1.07%) Google Analytics
11 62 (0.96%) IaaS
12 54 (0.84%) GitHub
13 50 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
14 45 (0.70%) G Suite
15 42 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (0.58%) Amazon S3
17 33 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
18 32 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
18 32 (0.50%) OpenShift
19 30 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 248 (3.86%) Firewall
2 184 (2.86%) WAN
3 169 (2.63%) LAN
4 142 (2.21%) DNS
5 116 (1.80%) DHCP
6 93 (1.45%) Internet
7 88 (1.37%) VPN
8 82 (1.28%) Wireless
9 74 (1.15%) TCP/IP
10 62 (0.96%) Network Security
11 55 (0.86%) SAN
12 54 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
13 52 (0.81%) HTTP
14 45 (0.70%) VoIP
15 43 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (0.67%) MPLS
16 36 (0.56%) Unified Communications
17 31 (0.48%) Extranet
17 31 (0.48%) SSL
18 26 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 680 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 267 (4.15%) MySQL
3 248 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
4 229 (3.56%) Big Data
5 209 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 207 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 196 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 177 (2.75%) Hadoop
9 173 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 167 (2.60%) Power BI
11 166 (2.58%) Relational Database
12 154 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
13 118 (1.84%) Redis
14 84 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 79 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 71 (1.10%) Data Lake
17 65 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
18 48 (0.75%) BigQuery
18 48 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 47 (0.73%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 476 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 363 (5.65%) JIRA
3 356 (5.54%) Jenkins
4 260 (4.05%) Selenium
5 153 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 115 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 112 (1.74%) Maven
8 100 (1.56%) webpack
9 91 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 80 (1.24%) JUnit
11 73 (1.14%) Visual Studio
12 61 (0.95%) Babel
13 58 (0.90%) TeamCity
14 56 (0.87%) JMeter
15 54 (0.84%) SpecFlow
16 53 (0.82%) GitLab
17 50 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
18 48 (0.75%) Gradle
19 47 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
19 47 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 1,389 (21.61%) Finance
2 520 (8.09%) Marketing
3 494 (7.69%) Banking
4 307 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 300 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 241 (3.75%) Public Sector
7 120 (1.87%) Automotive
7 120 (1.87%) Games
8 102 (1.59%) Legal
9 98 (1.52%) Local Government
10 70 (1.09%) Advertising
11 67 (1.04%) Back Office
12 60 (0.93%) Law
13 58 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.72%) Electronics
15 37 (0.58%) Publishing
16 29 (0.45%) German Language
17 27 (0.42%) Billing
18 26 (0.40%) Retail Finance
19 23 (0.36%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,590 (24.74%) Developer
2 920 (14.31%) Analyst
3 548 (8.53%) Architect
4 369 (5.74%) Senior Developer
5 319 (4.96%) Java Developer
6 303 (4.71%) Consultant
7 299 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 285 (4.43%) Project Manager
9 278 (4.33%) Business Analyst
10 234 (3.64%) .NET Developer
11 205 (3.19%) Software Engineer
12 202 (3.14%) Software Developer
13 188 (2.93%) C# Developer
14 149 (2.32%) IT Manager
15 143 (2.22%) Junior
16 136 (2.12%) Senior Manager
17 133 (2.07%) Senior Java Developer
18 132 (2.05%) E-Commerce Developer
19 121 (1.88%) Support Analyst
20 120 (1.87%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (11.08%) .NET
2 629 (9.79%) HTML
3 609 (9.48%) CSS
4 441 (6.86%) React
5 420 (6.53%) AngularJS
6 347 (5.40%) Node.js
7 341 (5.31%) Spring
7 341 (5.31%) Web Services
8 311 (4.84%) ASP.NET
9 275 (4.28%) HTML5
10 258 (4.01%) REST
11 227 (3.53%) jQuery
12 212 (3.30%) RESTful
13 208 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 192 (2.99%) Spring Boot
15 190 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 185 (2.88%) XML
17 172 (2.68%) CSS3
18 147 (2.29%) JSON
19 145 (2.26%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 668 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 383 (5.96%) User Experience
3 238 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 233 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 225 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 189 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 153 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 148 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 146 (2.27%) FMCG
10 145 (2.26%) EPoS
11 118 (1.84%) Algorithms
12 113 (1.76%) iPad
13 96 (1.49%) NHS
14 88 (1.37%) Social Media
15 84 (1.31%) Public Cloud
16 71 (1.10%) Blog
17 69 (1.07%) Driving Licence
18 44 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
19 42 (0.65%) CMDB
20 39 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 614 (9.55%) Windows
2 445 (6.92%) Linux
3 206 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 166 (2.58%) Android
5 134 (2.08%) Unix
6 118 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 98 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 87 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 80 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (0.45%) AIX
13 27 (0.42%) CentOS
14 21 (0.33%) MVS
14 21 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.20%) Debian
17 11 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,398 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1,369 (21.30%) E-Commerce
3 835 (12.99%) Scrum
4 707 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
5 686 (10.67%) DevOps
6 657 (10.22%) Analytics
7 605 (9.41%) TDD
8 604 (9.40%) Software Engineering
9 598 (9.30%) Project Management
10 568 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 540 (8.40%) Microservices
12 475 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
13 415 (6.46%) Mentoring
14 414 (6.44%) ITIL
15 413 (6.43%) Test Automation
16 407 (6.33%) MVC
17 369 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
18 347 (5.40%) BDD
19 344 (5.35%) Computer Science
20 342 (5.32%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,187 (18.47%) SQL
2 1,068 (16.62%) JavaScript
3 906 (14.10%) Java
4 789 (12.28%) C#
5 636 (9.90%) Python
6 270 (4.20%) PHP
7 194 (3.02%) T-SQL
8 160 (2.49%) Java 8
9 155 (2.41%) C++
10 142 (2.21%) Scala
11 134 (2.08%) ES6
12 131 (2.04%) C
13 125 (1.94%) R
14 110 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 99 (1.54%) Ruby
15 99 (1.54%) TypeScript
16 98 (1.52%) Bash Shell
17 69 (1.07%) Kotlin
18 64 (1.00%) Go
19 53 (0.82%) ES7
Qualifications
1 709 (11.03%) Degree
2 148 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 124 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (1.82%) CISSP
5 101 (1.57%) CISM
6 96 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 82 (1.28%) CCNP
8 67 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 49 (0.76%) CCNA
11 48 (0.75%) Master's Degree
12 43 (0.67%) PhD
13 41 (0.64%) SC Cleared
14 39 (0.61%) DBS Check
15 37 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (0.56%) DV Cleared
16 36 (0.56%) MCSE
17 35 (0.54%) ISEB
18 31 (0.48%) MCSA
19 29 (0.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (5.32%) QA
2 168 (2.61%) SLA
3 149 (2.32%) GDPR
4 115 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 108 (1.68%) PCI DSS
6 85 (1.32%) Data Quality
7 82 (1.28%) PMO
8 47 (0.73%) NIST
9 40 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 35 (0.54%) COBIT
11 9 (0.14%) SEPA
12 7 (0.11%) Basel II
12 7 (0.11%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.11%) PSD2
13 6 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.062%) Basel III
14 4 (0.062%) COSO
15 3 (0.047%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.047%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 468 (7.28%) Docker
2 297 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 143 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.82%) vSphere
6 35 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (0.33%) VirtualBox
9 19 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.30%) XenApp
10 12 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 11 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 8 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.11%) HDFS
14 7 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.078%) Shibboleth
15 5 (0.078%) Varnish
16 4 (0.062%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 226 (3.52%) Kubernetes
2 178 (2.77%) Terraform
3 162 (2.52%) Ansible
4 104 (1.62%) SCCM
5 93 (1.45%) Puppet
6 88 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 83 (1.29%) Mesos
8 81 (1.26%) Marathon
9 45 (0.70%) WSUS
10 34 (0.53%) SCOM
11 33 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
12 24 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
13 23 (0.36%) Kibana
14 22 (0.34%) Nagios
15 20 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
16 18 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
17 17 (0.26%) Grafana
18 16 (0.25%) HAProxy
18 16 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
19 15 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 951 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 420 (6.53%) Google
3 362 (5.63%) SAP
4 287 (4.47%) Oracle
5 230 (3.58%) VMware
6 195 (3.03%) Cisco
7 187 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 180 (2.80%) Tableau
9 159 (2.47%) Adobe
10 129 (2.01%) IBM
11 116 (1.80%) hybris
12 86 (1.34%) ServiceNow
13 78 (1.21%) Citrix
14 73 (1.14%) Dell
15 64 (1.00%) Splunk
16 61 (0.95%) HP
17 55 (0.86%) Demandware
18 50 (0.78%) Red Hat
19 48 (0.75%) Sitecore
20 47 (0.73%) Meraki