Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 7,059 9,810 9,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.13% 5.91% 5.88%
As % of the General category 13.23% 14.12% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,936 7,409 7,553
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% - -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 53,354 69,464 66,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.79% 41.82% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40,528 54,788 54,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -3 3,378 £60,000 - 316
South East -23 989 £50,000 +11.11% 127
North of England -17 917 £45,000 - 172
Midlands -5 856 £42,500 - 101
East of England +5 604 £55,000 +7.84% 49
North West +3 582 £45,000 - 104
West Midlands -15 435 £40,000 - 50
East Midlands +5 419 £45,000 - 51
Yorkshire -42 316 £40,000 -5.88% 57
South West -21 315 £52,750 +13.44% 54
North East -27 19 £43,250 +8.13% 11
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 2,716 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1,624 (23.01%) Finance
3 1,451 (20.56%) E-Commerce
4 1,218 (17.25%) SQL
5 993 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 993 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
6 975 (13.81%) Microsoft
7 891 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
8 857 (12.14%) Java
9 834 (11.81%) Scrum
10 831 (11.77%) Amazon AWS
11 820 (11.62%) Analytics
12 806 (11.42%) Degree
13 802 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 792 (11.22%) Software Engineering
15 786 (11.13%) HTML
16 758 (10.74%) CSS
17 750 (10.62%) C#
18 725 (10.27%) Project Management
19 711 (10.07%) DevOps
20 696 (9.86%) .NET
21 692 (9.80%) Python
22 660 (9.35%) SQL Server
23 618 (8.75%) TDD
24 617 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
25 601 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
26 593 (8.40%) Marketing
27 592 (8.39%) User Experience
28 582 (8.24%) Banking
29 555 (7.86%) Test Automation

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
1 218 (3.09%) Confluence
2 168 (2.38%) CMS
3 154 (2.18%) Apache Spark
4 120 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 95 (1.35%) Apache
6 93 (1.32%) SAS
7 76 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 62 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 42 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 41 (0.58%) WordPress
11 37 (0.52%) IIS
12 36 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 31 (0.44%) EPiServer
13 31 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 25 (0.35%) nginx
16 24 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
18 21 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 270 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 228 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 54 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 49 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 46 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 40 (0.57%) InVision
9 33 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
11 24 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
11 24 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
12 21 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
13 13 (0.18%) Chatbot
14 12 (0.17%) SPSS
15 5 (0.071%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.042%) Flinto
16 3 (0.042%) FreeHand
16 3 (0.042%) Windchill
17 2 (0.028%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 135 (1.91%) Magento
2 67 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 39 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
5 35 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 32 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
7 31 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
8 30 (0.42%) NetSuite
9 23 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
10 22 (0.31%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
11 18 (0.25%) SAP CO
11 18 (0.25%) SAP CRM
11 18 (0.25%) SAP FI
11 18 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.20%) Shopify
13 12 (0.17%) SAP MM
14 10 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (0.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 831 (11.77%) Amazon AWS
2 802 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 314 (4.45%) Office 365
4 261 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 244 (3.46%) SaaS
6 121 (1.71%) G Suite
7 117 (1.66%) GitHub
8 102 (1.44%) PaaS
9 65 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (0.89%) IaaS
11 57 (0.81%) Serverless
12 50 (0.71%) Slack
13 45 (0.64%) Google Analytics
14 44 (0.62%) npm
15 41 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
16 33 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
17 29 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 29 (0.41%) Amazon S3
18 27 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
19 25 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 297 (4.21%) Firewall
2 193 (2.73%) Internet
3 169 (2.39%) WAN
4 155 (2.20%) LAN
5 130 (1.84%) DNS
6 122 (1.73%) VoIP
7 112 (1.59%) Network Security
7 112 (1.59%) Wireless
8 107 (1.52%) TCP/IP
9 95 (1.35%) DHCP
10 91 (1.29%) VPN
11 79 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
12 75 (1.06%) OSPF
13 70 (0.99%) HTTP
14 67 (0.95%) BGP
15 65 (0.92%) SAN
16 62 (0.88%) MPLS
17 59 (0.84%) SSL
18 55 (0.78%) Wireshark
19 54 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 333 (4.72%) Big Data
3 320 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
4 283 (4.01%) MySQL
5 262 (3.71%) NoSQL
6 253 (3.58%) MongoDB
7 207 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 200 (2.83%) Relational Database
9 196 (2.78%) Power BI
10 184 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 162 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 156 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
13 119 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 107 (1.52%) Redis
15 85 (1.20%) Blockchain
16 68 (0.96%) Apache Hive
17 67 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
18 59 (0.84%) Neo4j
19 58 (0.82%) SAP HANA
20 55 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 513 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 490 (6.94%) JIRA
3 307 (4.35%) Selenium
4 293 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 229 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 137 (1.94%) SoapUI
7 128 (1.81%) webpack
8 126 (1.78%) JMeter
9 109 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 103 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 98 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 93 (1.32%) Appium
13 81 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 75 (1.06%) Visual Studio
15 71 (1.01%) gulp
16 69 (0.98%) Maven
17 66 (0.93%) Babel
17 66 (0.93%) JUnit
18 63 (0.89%) Axure RP
19 61 (0.86%) Gatling
General
1 1,624 (23.01%) Finance
2 593 (8.40%) Marketing
3 582 (8.24%) Banking
4 532 (7.54%) Telecoms
5 306 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 138 (1.95%) Games
7 119 (1.69%) Electronics
8 114 (1.61%) Advertising
9 111 (1.57%) Legal
10 110 (1.56%) Automotive
11 98 (1.39%) Publishing
12 60 (0.85%) Law
12 60 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 58 (0.82%) Back Office
13 58 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 56 (0.79%) Local Government
15 45 (0.64%) Retail Finance
16 43 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 34 (0.48%) Billing
18 28 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,551 (21.97%) Developer
2 1,115 (15.80%) Analyst
3 513 (7.27%) Architect
4 380 (5.38%) Business Analyst
5 376 (5.33%) Senior Developer
6 324 (4.59%) Consultant
7 306 (4.33%) Project Manager
8 261 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 258 (3.65%) .NET Developer
10 232 (3.29%) Designer
11 227 (3.22%) Java Developer
12 199 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 197 (2.79%) Software Engineer
14 180 (2.55%) C# Developer
15 162 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
16 154 (2.18%) IT Manager
17 152 (2.15%) Junior
18 138 (1.95%) UX Designer
19 135 (1.91%) Software Developer
20 133 (1.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (11.13%) HTML
2 758 (10.74%) CSS
3 696 (9.86%) .NET
4 416 (5.89%) AngularJS
5 400 (5.67%) React
6 394 (5.58%) Web Services
7 342 (4.84%) ASP.NET
8 310 (4.39%) Node.js
9 308 (4.36%) HTML5
10 297 (4.21%) REST
11 268 (3.80%) RESTful
12 267 (3.78%) Spring
13 253 (3.58%) XML
14 198 (2.80%) CSS3
15 184 (2.61%) JSON
16 182 (2.58%) jQuery
17 163 (2.31%) Sass
18 156 (2.21%) .NET Framework
19 154 (2.18%) Kafka
20 153 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 993 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 592 (8.39%) User Experience
3 307 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 243 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 225 (3.19%) Fintech
6 214 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 212 (3.00%) EPoS
8 201 (2.85%) FMCG
9 195 (2.76%) Data Centre
10 178 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
11 172 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
12 108 (1.53%) Algorithms
13 100 (1.42%) Social Media
14 87 (1.23%) Virtual Team
15 85 (1.20%) Robotics
16 83 (1.18%) Internet of Things
17 78 (1.10%) NHS
18 72 (1.02%) Public Cloud
19 64 (0.91%) iPad
20 63 (0.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 544 (7.71%) Windows
2 478 (6.77%) Linux
3 199 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 169 (2.39%) Android
5 167 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 149 (2.11%) Unix
7 114 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 66 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 35 (0.50%) AIX
11 35 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 33 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 21 (0.30%) CentOS
15 18 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.20%) Debian
17 12 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,716 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1,451 (20.56%) E-Commerce
3 891 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
4 834 (11.81%) Scrum
5 820 (11.62%) Analytics
6 792 (11.22%) Software Engineering
7 725 (10.27%) Project Management
8 711 (10.07%) DevOps
9 618 (8.75%) TDD
10 617 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
11 601 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 555 (7.86%) Test Automation
13 462 (6.54%) Microservices
14 453 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
15 424 (6.01%) ITIL
16 397 (5.62%) Mentoring
17 357 (5.06%) MVC
18 356 (5.04%) SDLC
19 349 (4.94%) Kanban
20 345 (4.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,218 (17.25%) SQL
2 993 (14.07%) JavaScript
3 857 (12.14%) Java
4 750 (10.62%) C#
5 692 (9.80%) Python
6 346 (4.90%) PHP
7 201 (2.85%) Scala
8 188 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 177 (2.51%) C
10 149 (2.11%) Java 8
11 139 (1.97%) R
12 132 (1.87%) Ruby
13 125 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 122 (1.73%) C++
15 102 (1.44%) ES6
16 86 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 67 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 56 (0.79%) Go
19 46 (0.65%) TypeScript
20 45 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 806 (11.42%) Degree
2 190 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 141 (2.00%) CISSP
4 120 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 109 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 102 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 98 (1.39%) CCNP
8 96 (1.36%) ISEB
9 94 (1.33%) CISM
10 92 (1.30%) CCNA
11 90 (1.27%) SC Cleared
12 70 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 56 (0.79%) ISTQB
14 55 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 53 (0.75%) MCSA
16 48 (0.68%) MCSE
17 39 (0.55%) PMI Certification
18 37 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 36 (0.51%) CCIE
20 34 (0.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 535 (7.58%) QA
2 191 (2.71%) SLA
3 188 (2.66%) GDPR
4 145 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 107 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 74 (1.05%) PMO
7 59 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 51 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 36 (0.51%) COBIT
10 18 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 14 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 14 (0.20%) FATCA
12 12 (0.17%) IFRS
13 10 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 9 (0.13%) HIPAA
14 9 (0.13%) PSD2
15 8 (0.11%) ISO 20022
15 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 7 (0.099%) ISO 9001
17 6 (0.085%) COSO
System Software
1 350 (4.96%) Docker
2 288 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 199 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.57%) vSphere
6 24 (0.34%) XenApp
7 20 (0.28%) HDFS
8 17 (0.24%) Firmware
8 17 (0.24%) Snort
9 16 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.16%) XenServer
13 10 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 213 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 136 (1.93%) Terraform
3 98 (1.39%) Ansible
4 88 (1.25%) SCCM
5 81 (1.15%) Puppet
6 71 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (0.89%) Mesos
8 56 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
9 52 (0.74%) Marathon
10 29 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 28 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
11 28 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
12 27 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (0.33%) SCOM
14 21 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
14 21 (0.30%) Perfmon
15 20 (0.28%) Nessus
16 18 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
16 18 (0.25%) WSUS
16 18 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 975 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 469 (6.64%) Google
3 355 (5.03%) SAP
4 321 (4.55%) VMware
5 295 (4.18%) Oracle
6 249 (3.53%) Cisco
7 213 (3.02%) Tableau
8 177 (2.51%) IBM
9 165 (2.34%) Adobe
10 119 (1.69%) HP
11 99 (1.40%) Citrix
12 96 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 95 (1.35%) hybris
14 88 (1.25%) SolarWinds
15 77 (1.09%) Apple
16 72 (1.02%) Splunk
17 68 (0.96%) CheckPoint
18 63 (0.89%) Sitecore
19 61 (0.86%) Dell
20 56 (0.79%) Symantec