Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 46 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8,587 9,190 11,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.60% 5.63% 6.21%
As % of the General category 13.57% 12.71% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,586 7,254 9,009
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% -2.86% +5.00%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63,302 72,328 77,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.27% 44.33% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,134 52,847 64,258
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -1 3,572 £60,000 - 542
South East +12 1,330 £50,000 +6.38% 178
North of England +4 1,285 £41,000 -3.53% 276
Midlands +3 1,068 £45,000 +12.50% 238
East of England +15 886 £47,500 -5.00% 112
North West -10 685 £42,500 - 170
West Midlands -3 569 £45,000 +12.50% 129
Yorkshire +28 546 £42,500 -5.56% 90
East Midlands +7 502 £42,500 -5.56% 109
South West +1 427 £45,000 - 92
North East +2 54 £30,500 -12.86% 16
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 2,756 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2,523 (29.38%) Finance
3 1,675 (19.51%) SQL
4 1,598 (18.61%) E-Commerce
5 1,429 (16.64%) Microsoft
6 1,260 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 1,063 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
8 1,049 (12.22%) Java
9 1,042 (12.13%) C#
10 1,028 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
11 1,012 (11.79%) .NET
12 1,002 (11.67%) HTML
13 959 (11.17%) Degree
14 933 (10.87%) CSS
15 916 (10.67%) SQL Server
16 915 (10.66%) Project Management
17 865 (10.07%) Scrum
18 855 (9.96%) Marketing
19 814 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
20 811 (9.44%) Analytics
21 794 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
22 735 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
23 701 (8.16%) TDD
24 693 (8.07%) Windows
25 664 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
26 625 (7.28%) ITIL
27 620 (7.22%) Python
28 610 (7.10%) DevOps
29 600 (6.99%) Linux
30 586 (6.82%) SAP

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
1 190 (2.21%) Apache Spark
2 162 (1.89%) CMS
3 136 (1.58%) Apache
4 134 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 120 (1.40%) MS Exchange
6 118 (1.37%) SAS
7 110 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 104 (1.21%) IIS
9 95 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 93 (1.08%) Confluence
11 71 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 58 (0.68%) JBoss
13 48 (0.56%) Drupal
14 43 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 41 (0.48%) WordPress
16 40 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 38 (0.44%) nginx
18 37 (0.43%) Skype for Business
19 35 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
20 28 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 341 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 307 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 139 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 97 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 82 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 60 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 52 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
8 37 (0.43%) SPSS
9 35 (0.41%) InVision
10 33 (0.38%) Chatbot
11 26 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 20 (0.23%) InDesign
13 16 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.070%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.047%) UXPin
17 3 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
18 2 (0.023%) Pixate
18 2 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
18 2 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 163 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 144 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 109 (1.27%) Magento
4 87 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 86 (1.00%) NetSuite
6 57 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
7 45 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
8 44 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
9 36 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
10 30 (0.35%) SAP Business One
11 26 (0.30%) SAP Retail
11 26 (0.30%) SAP SCM
12 24 (0.28%) SAP APO
12 24 (0.28%) SAP CO
12 24 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 24 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
13 21 (0.24%) SAP SD
14 17 (0.20%) SAP QM
15 16 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (0.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 814 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 794 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
3 301 (3.51%) SaaS
4 271 (3.16%) Office 365
5 201 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 126 (1.47%) PaaS
7 99 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 99 (1.15%) IaaS
8 93 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
9 84 (0.98%) Serverless
10 77 (0.90%) GitHub
11 72 (0.84%) Google Analytics
12 70 (0.82%) Slack
13 55 (0.64%) G Suite
14 53 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
15 48 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
16 44 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
17 33 (0.38%) Amazon S3
18 24 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 22 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 394 (4.59%) Firewall
2 252 (2.93%) LAN
3 249 (2.90%) WAN
4 207 (2.41%) Wireless
5 178 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 174 (2.03%) Internet
7 146 (1.70%) DNS
8 132 (1.54%) Network Security
9 108 (1.26%) SAN
10 107 (1.25%) DHCP
11 106 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
12 101 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
13 92 (1.07%) VoIP
14 90 (1.05%) Wireshark
15 85 (0.99%) OSPF
16 78 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
17 74 (0.86%) VPN
18 73 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
19 68 (0.79%) BGP
20 67 (0.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 393 (4.58%) Big Data
3 391 (4.55%) MySQL
4 336 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 322 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 279 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 243 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 229 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 217 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 211 (2.46%) Power BI
11 210 (2.45%) MongoDB
12 145 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 130 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 95 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 93 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 89 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 84 (0.98%) Apache Hive
18 79 (0.92%) Data Mining
19 75 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
20 69 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 546 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 352 (4.10%) JIRA
3 264 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 235 (2.74%) Selenium
5 116 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 112 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 107 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 106 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 100 (1.16%) Maven
10 93 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 82 (0.95%) JUnit
12 79 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 76 (0.89%) gulp
14 70 (0.82%) Grunt
15 67 (0.78%) JMeter
16 65 (0.76%) Subversion
17 64 (0.75%) WebDriver
18 62 (0.72%) SoapUI
19 55 (0.64%) Gradle
20 54 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 2,523 (29.38%) Finance
2 855 (9.96%) Marketing
3 534 (6.22%) Manufacturing
4 501 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 476 (5.54%) Banking
6 272 (3.17%) Advertising
7 161 (1.87%) Back Office
8 154 (1.79%) Publishing
9 139 (1.62%) Automotive
10 138 (1.61%) Electronics
11 134 (1.56%) Games
11 134 (1.56%) Legal
12 97 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 91 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
14 72 (0.84%) Law
15 68 (0.79%) Billing
16 57 (0.66%) Investment Banking
17 56 (0.65%) Retail Finance
18 53 (0.62%) Local Government
19 51 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,979 (23.05%) Developer
2 1,405 (16.36%) Analyst
3 577 (6.72%) Architect
4 503 (5.86%) Consultant
5 474 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 459 (5.35%) .NET Developer
7 452 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 444 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 316 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 287 (3.34%) C# Developer
11 269 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
12 260 (3.03%) Software Developer
13 233 (2.71%) IT Manager
14 207 (2.41%) Junior
15 202 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
16 180 (2.10%) C# .NET Developer
17 178 (2.07%) PHP Developer
18 175 (2.04%) Software Engineer
19 174 (2.03%) JavaScript Developer
20 169 (1.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,012 (11.79%) .NET
2 1,002 (11.67%) HTML
3 933 (10.87%) CSS
4 579 (6.74%) AngularJS
5 480 (5.59%) Web Services
6 479 (5.58%) ASP.NET
7 396 (4.61%) jQuery
8 371 (4.32%) RESTful
9 355 (4.13%) React
10 353 (4.11%) REST
11 346 (4.03%) HTML5
12 314 (3.66%) Spring
13 295 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 289 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 281 (3.27%) Node.js
15 281 (3.27%) XML
16 234 (2.73%) .NET Framework
17 219 (2.55%) CSS3
18 214 (2.49%) JSON
19 185 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,028 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 494 (5.75%) User Experience
3 419 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 290 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
5 288 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 255 (2.97%) EPoS
7 254 (2.96%) FMCG
8 251 (2.92%) Data Centre
9 248 (2.89%) Fintech
10 232 (2.70%) Mobile App
11 231 (2.69%) Management Information System
12 194 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
13 131 (1.53%) NHS
14 116 (1.35%) Algorithms
15 97 (1.13%) Driving Licence
16 85 (0.99%) iPad
17 82 (0.95%) Social Media
18 74 (0.86%) Data Structures
19 67 (0.78%) Blog
20 65 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 693 (8.07%) Windows
2 600 (6.99%) Linux
3 258 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 253 (2.95%) Unix
5 158 (1.84%) Android
6 136 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 112 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 100 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (0.97%) Windows 10
11 47 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 24 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 21 (0.24%) CentOS
16 20 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
16 20 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.15%) AIX
19 12 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,756 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,598 (18.61%) E-Commerce
3 1,063 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
4 915 (10.66%) Project Management
5 865 (10.07%) Scrum
6 811 (9.44%) Analytics
7 735 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 701 (8.16%) TDD
9 664 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
10 625 (7.28%) ITIL
11 610 (7.10%) DevOps
12 585 (6.81%) MVC
13 560 (6.52%) Test Automation
14 549 (6.39%) Software Engineering
15 495 (5.76%) Microservices
16 493 (5.74%) SDLC
17 469 (5.46%) Mentoring
18 465 (5.42%) ERP
19 455 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
20 450 (5.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,675 (19.51%) SQL
2 1,260 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 1,049 (12.22%) Java
4 1,042 (12.13%) C#
5 620 (7.22%) Python
6 441 (5.14%) PHP
7 282 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 184 (2.14%) C
9 177 (2.06%) Java 8
10 169 (1.97%) Ruby
11 158 (1.84%) Scala
12 154 (1.79%) R
13 133 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 115 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 100 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 97 (1.13%) Go
17 90 (1.05%) PL/SQL
18 89 (1.04%) C++
19 86 (1.00%) TypeScript
20 84 (0.98%) ES6
Qualifications
1 959 (11.17%) Degree
2 306 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
3 205 (2.39%) CISSP
4 204 (2.38%) CCNA
5 177 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 158 (1.84%) CCNP
7 117 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 105 (1.22%) MCSE
9 103 (1.20%) ISEB
10 102 (1.19%) SSCP
11 100 (1.16%) Security Cleared
12 85 (0.99%) SANS
13 79 (0.92%) CISM
13 79 (0.92%) CSSLP
14 76 (0.89%) CCIE
14 76 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 65 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 60 (0.70%) GIAC
17 59 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 58 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (5.73%) QA
2 277 (3.23%) SLA
3 167 (1.94%) GDPR
4 145 (1.69%) PMO
5 130 (1.51%) PCI DSS
6 96 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 64 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 51 (0.59%) COBIT
9 15 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 15 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.082%) PSD2
13 6 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (0.070%) GxP
13 6 (0.070%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.070%) SEPA
14 5 (0.058%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 363 (4.23%) Docker
2 351 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 208 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.44%) vSphere
6 37 (0.43%) HDFS
7 28 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.31%) XenApp
9 20 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 19 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.21%) Firmware
11 18 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 14 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 14 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 199 (2.32%) Kubernetes
2 179 (2.08%) Puppet
3 147 (1.71%) Ansible
4 125 (1.46%) Terraform
5 124 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (1.32%) SCCM
7 46 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
7 46 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
8 39 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
9 33 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 31 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
11 30 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
12 28 (0.33%) SCOM
13 22 (0.26%) Oozie
13 22 (0.26%) ZABBIX
14 20 (0.23%) AirWatch
14 20 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 19 (0.22%) Nagios
16 18 (0.21%) Cacti
17 17 (0.20%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1,429 (16.64%) Microsoft
2 586 (6.82%) SAP
3 508 (5.92%) Oracle
4 430 (5.01%) Google
5 423 (4.93%) Cisco
6 391 (4.55%) VMware
7 216 (2.52%) Tableau
8 153 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
9 151 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 140 (1.63%) Adobe
11 128 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 127 (1.48%) IBM
13 123 (1.43%) HP
14 116 (1.35%) hybris
15 103 (1.20%) Splunk
15 103 (1.20%) Symantec
16 96 (1.12%) SolarWinds
17 95 (1.11%) F5
18 81 (0.94%) Dell
19 77 (0.90%) Citrix