Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4,389 3,094 7,090
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.68% 4.19% 5.31%
As % of the General category 8.51% 7.72% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,311 5,108
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,700
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.42% +7.40%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,313
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.00% +6.80%

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 51,577 40,087 75,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.01% 54.33% 56.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34,136 31,452 58,011
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 1,979 £70,000 +7.69% 336
North of England +13 709 £50,000 +11.11% 268
South East +5 576 £50,000 - 133
Midlands +19 534 £48,000 +1.05% 148
North West +26 475 £50,000 +5.26% 132
South West -19 291 £45,000 +2.86% 76
West Midlands +24 274 £47,500 - 74
East Midlands +12 258 £50,000 +11.11% 74
Yorkshire -6 209 £43,600 +11.79% 105
East of England -5 206 £52,500 +5.00% 59
North East -8 25 £42,500 -2.86% 31
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 1,369 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,234 (28.12%) Social Skills
3 1,134 (25.84%) E-Commerce
4 998 (22.74%) Finance
5 857 (19.53%) JavaScript
6 697 (15.88%) AWS
7 607 (13.83%) Microsoft
8 591 (13.47%) Azure
9 583 (13.28%) Marketing
10 560 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
11 550 (12.53%) SQL
12 546 (12.44%) Software Engineering
13 498 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
14 495 (11.28%) HTML
15 468 (10.66%) Java
16 465 (10.59%) DevOps
17 463 (10.55%) CSS
18 460 (10.48%) Line Management
19 433 (9.87%) Analytics
20 427 (9.73%) Facilities Management
21 424 (9.66%) Service Delivery
22 422 (9.61%) Python
23 408 (9.30%) Scrum
24 407 (9.27%) Microservices
25 378 (8.61%) React
26 377 (8.59%) Mentoring
26 377 (8.59%) C#
27 374 (8.52%) User Experience
28 365 (8.32%) Degree
29 358 (8.16%) Kubernetes

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
1 138 (3.14%) CMS
2 104 (2.37%) Confluence
3 74 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 69 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 42 (0.96%) Apache
6 34 (0.77%) WordPress
7 33 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
8 18 (0.41%) IIS
8 18 (0.41%) Jupyter
9 17 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 17 (0.39%) SAS
10 16 (0.36%) nginx
11 15 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.25%) IBM Domino
13 9 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
13 9 (0.21%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 189 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 165 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.39%) Sketch
7 16 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.27%) InVision
9 11 (0.25%) InDesign
10 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
11 8 (0.18%) Figma
12 4 (0.091%) 3ds Max
12 4 (0.091%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.091%) Blender
12 4 (0.091%) Maya
13 3 (0.068%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.046%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 77 (1.75%) Magento
2 76 (1.73%) Shopify
3 40 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
4 34 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 24 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 21 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (0.46%) Maximo
8 17 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.39%) SAP FI
8 17 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (0.32%) SAP Retail
9 14 (0.32%) SAP SD
9 14 (0.32%) Sentinel
10 13 (0.30%) SAP Business One
10 13 (0.30%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.27%) MetaTrader
12 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (0.23%) SAP HR
13 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 697 (15.88%) AWS
2 591 (13.47%) Azure
3 329 (7.50%) GCP
4 211 (4.81%) SaaS
5 171 (3.90%) Serverless
6 157 (3.58%) Microsoft 365
7 150 (3.42%) Power Platform
8 70 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
9 68 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
10 66 (1.50%) GitHub
10 66 (1.50%) Google Analytics
11 57 (1.30%) Firebase
11 57 (1.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 54 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 44 (1.00%) PaaS
14 39 (0.89%) Azure Functions
15 36 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
17 32 (0.73%) Stackdriver
18 31 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.64%) Firewall
2 71 (1.62%) Internet
3 62 (1.41%) Network Security
4 51 (1.16%) HTTP
5 41 (0.93%) Broadband
5 41 (0.93%) Intranet
6 38 (0.87%) LAN
7 34 (0.77%) Wireless
8 32 (0.73%) 5G
9 30 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 29 (0.66%) WAN
11 22 (0.50%) DNS
12 20 (0.46%) Skype
12 20 (0.46%) TCP/IP
13 19 (0.43%) WLAN
14 12 (0.27%) DHCP
15 10 (0.23%) Unified Communications
16 9 (0.21%) SSH
17 7 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 239 (5.45%) MySQL
3 191 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 154 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 148 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 145 (3.30%) Big Data
7 124 (2.83%) Power BI
8 108 (2.46%) MongoDB
9 95 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 86 (1.96%) Tableau
11 66 (1.50%) Redis
12 53 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 51 (1.16%) BigQuery
13 51 (1.16%) Data Lake
14 40 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 38 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 37 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
17 33 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
17 33 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 341 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 216 (4.92%) JIRA
3 154 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 50 (1.14%) Selenium
5 49 (1.12%) GitLab
6 44 (1.00%) webpack
7 37 (0.84%) Cypress.io
8 36 (0.82%) Maven
9 32 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 31 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 31 (0.71%) Mocha
11 27 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (0.55%) Protractor
13 23 (0.52%) SonarQube
14 22 (0.50%) TeamCity
15 20 (0.46%) Jasmine
15 20 (0.46%) Postman
16 19 (0.43%) Cucumber
17 18 (0.41%) Gradle
17 18 (0.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 1,234 (28.12%) Social Skills
2 998 (22.74%) Finance
3 583 (13.28%) Marketing
4 498 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
5 318 (7.25%) Banking
6 212 (4.83%) Manufacturing
7 156 (3.55%) Organisational Skills
8 125 (2.85%) Telecoms
9 122 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
10 114 (2.60%) Public Sector
11 95 (2.16%) Games
12 90 (2.05%) Legal
13 83 (1.89%) Automotive
13 83 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
14 79 (1.80%) Advertising
15 62 (1.41%) Law
16 57 (1.30%) Electronics
17 55 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (0.98%) Publishing
19 39 (0.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 898 (20.46%) Developer
2 318 (7.25%) Analyst
3 300 (6.84%) Architect
4 291 (6.63%) Software Engineer
5 207 (4.72%) Senior Developer
6 204 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 146 (3.33%) Consultant
8 129 (2.94%) PHP Developer
9 126 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
10 114 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 112 (2.55%) Java Engineer
12 102 (2.32%) Business Analyst
12 102 (2.32%) Senior Software Engineer
13 100 (2.28%) React Developer
14 94 (2.14%) Full Stack Developer
15 93 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
16 80 (1.82%) Senior Manager
17 75 (1.71%) Data Engineer
18 74 (1.69%) IT Manager
18 74 (1.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (11.28%) HTML
2 463 (10.55%) CSS
3 378 (8.61%) React
4 341 (7.77%) .NET
5 333 (7.59%) Node.js
6 249 (5.67%) REST
7 222 (5.06%) AngularJS
8 190 (4.33%) RESTful
9 181 (4.12%) HTML5
10 165 (3.76%) Web Services
11 157 (3.58%) GraphQL
12 136 (3.10%) Spring
13 122 (2.78%) Vue.js
14 108 (2.46%) CSS3
15 107 (2.44%) JSON
16 105 (2.39%) Kafka
17 98 (2.23%) Redux
18 97 (2.21%) ASP.NET
19 96 (2.19%) .NET Core
20 92 (2.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 374 (8.52%) User Experience
2 281 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 220 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
4 181 (4.12%) Driving Licence
5 167 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 144 (3.28%) Social Media
7 143 (3.26%) FMCG
8 124 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
9 120 (2.73%) Virtual Team
10 114 (2.60%) Algorithms
11 84 (1.91%) Robotics
12 76 (1.73%) iPad
13 64 (1.46%) Blog
13 64 (1.46%) Data Centre
14 61 (1.39%) EPoS
15 56 (1.28%) Cloud Native
16 52 (1.18%) Public Cloud
17 41 (0.93%) Derivative
18 38 (0.87%) Data Structures
19 37 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 273 (6.22%) Linux
2 271 (6.17%) Windows
3 107 (2.44%) Android
4 87 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 71 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 58 (1.32%) Unix
7 52 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 33 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
10 25 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
11 20 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.18%) AIX
15 8 (0.18%) HPUX
15 8 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,369 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,134 (25.84%) E-Commerce
3 560 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
4 546 (12.44%) Software Engineering
5 465 (10.59%) DevOps
6 460 (10.48%) Line Management
7 433 (9.87%) Analytics
8 427 (9.73%) Facilities Management
9 424 (9.66%) Service Delivery
10 408 (9.30%) Scrum
11 407 (9.27%) Microservices
12 377 (8.59%) Mentoring
13 329 (7.50%) Information Security
14 320 (7.29%) Project Management
15 309 (7.04%) Test Automation
16 284 (6.47%) DNA
17 279 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
18 273 (6.22%) TDD
19 236 (5.38%) Coaching
20 222 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 857 (19.53%) JavaScript
2 550 (12.53%) SQL
3 468 (10.66%) Java
4 422 (9.61%) Python
5 377 (8.59%) C#
6 280 (6.38%) PHP
7 248 (5.65%) TypeScript
8 97 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 94 (2.14%) C
10 82 (1.87%) Ruby
11 72 (1.64%) Go
12 65 (1.48%) T-SQL
13 62 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 62 (1.41%) Scala
14 56 (1.28%) Kotlin
15 53 (1.21%) Java 8
16 43 (0.98%) PHP 7
17 37 (0.84%) C++
18 34 (0.77%) ES6
19 33 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 365 (8.32%) Degree
2 73 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (1.32%) DBS Check
4 43 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 36 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.73%) PhD
7 24 (0.55%) HNC
8 23 (0.52%) CISSP
9 22 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (0.43%) PMP
11 18 (0.41%) CISM
11 18 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.39%) AWS Certification
13 14 (0.32%) ACCA
13 14 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.30%) CCNP
14 13 (0.30%) MBA
15 11 (0.25%) Master's Degree
16 10 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (5.15%) QA
2 176 (4.01%) SLA
3 84 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (1.71%) GDPR
5 57 (1.30%) Accessibility
6 39 (0.89%) PMO
7 38 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 36 (0.82%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.50%) NIST
10 18 (0.41%) NEBOSH
11 17 (0.39%) COSHH
12 11 (0.25%) COBIT
12 11 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.21%) GMP
14 6 (0.14%) GAAP
14 6 (0.14%) GRC
15 4 (0.091%) Basel III
15 4 (0.091%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.068%) WCAG
17 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 351 (8.00%) Docker
2 84 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.16%) XenApp
8 6 (0.14%) Ceph
8 6 (0.14%) vSphere
9 5 (0.11%) Postfix
10 4 (0.091%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.068%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.046%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.023%) Firmware
13 1 (0.023%) HDFS
13 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.023%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 358 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 187 (4.26%) Terraform
3 107 (2.44%) Ansible
4 50 (1.14%) SCCM
5 45 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.91%) Puppet
7 39 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
8 32 (0.73%) Grafana
8 32 (0.73%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
9 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.21%) Istio
10 9 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (0.18%) SCOM
12 7 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.14%) Galera Cluster
13 6 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 607 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 301 (6.86%) Google
3 169 (3.85%) SAP
4 136 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 108 (2.46%) Oracle
6 71 (1.62%) Apple
7 62 (1.41%) Adobe
8 57 (1.30%) Cisco
9 48 (1.09%) VMware
10 39 (0.89%) Facebook
11 36 (0.82%) IBM
12 30 (0.68%) Zend
13 28 (0.64%) Qubit
13 28 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 25 (0.57%) hybris
14 25 (0.57%) WorldPay
15 24 (0.55%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.55%) Elastic Path
16 23 (0.52%) Citrix
17 21 (0.48%) HP