Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 44 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 7,999 9,546 10,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.39% 5.67% 6.05%
As % of the General category 13.39% 12.88% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,989 7,484 8,422
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 59,733 74,112 74,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 44.04% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46,328 54,928 61,192
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,498 £30,000 £29,146
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -4 3,476 £60,000 - 544
South East +2 1,227 £50,000 +11.11% 203
North of England -5 1,043 £42,500 -1.16% 307
Midlands +5 1,018 £47,500 +14.46% 200
East of England +12 815 £50,000 - 100
North West -17 575 £42,500 -5.56% 186
West Midlands -5 535 £47,500 +18.75% 101
East Midlands +7 480 £47,500 +5.56% 99
Yorkshire -2 430 £40,000 -5.88% 106
South West +3 400 £45,000 - 99
North East -13 38 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 2,658 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,246 (28.08%) Finance
3 1,525 (19.06%) E-Commerce
4 1,523 (19.04%) SQL
5 1,300 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 1,085 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 1,054 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
8 1,040 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
9 926 (11.58%) Degree
10 921 (11.51%) Java
11 898 (11.23%) Project Management
12 892 (11.15%) C#
13 870 (10.88%) .NET
14 867 (10.84%) Analytics
15 865 (10.81%) HTML
16 839 (10.49%) Scrum
17 831 (10.39%) CSS
18 824 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
19 812 (10.15%) SQL Server
20 769 (9.61%) Marketing
21 741 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
22 721 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
23 704 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
24 646 (8.08%) TDD
25 629 (7.86%) DevOps
26 616 (7.70%) Windows
27 594 (7.43%) Python
28 571 (7.14%) Software Engineering
29 570 (7.13%) Telecoms
30 551 (6.89%) Linux

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
1 198 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 144 (1.80%) CMS
3 143 (1.79%) Apache
4 142 (1.78%) SAS
5 122 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 107 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 88 (1.10%) Confluence
8 82 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 78 (0.98%) IIS
10 75 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 57 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 47 (0.59%) JBoss
13 44 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 38 (0.48%) WordPress
15 36 (0.45%) nginx
16 34 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
17 33 (0.41%) Skype for Business
18 31 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 24 (0.30%) OpenStack
20 23 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 282 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 272 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 121 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 80 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 55 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
7 47 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 39 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 38 (0.48%) InVision
9 38 (0.48%) SPSS
10 24 (0.30%) Chatbot
11 15 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 15 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 13 (0.16%) InDesign
13 8 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.063%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.063%) UXPin
16 3 (0.038%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.038%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 127 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 110 (1.38%) Magento
3 98 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 76 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 64 (0.80%) NetSuite
6 43 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
7 36 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
8 30 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
9 29 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
10 23 (0.29%) SAP Retail
10 23 (0.29%) Shopify
11 21 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
11 21 (0.26%) SAP Business One
12 19 (0.24%) SAP SCM
13 17 (0.21%) SAP CO
13 17 (0.21%) SAP FI
13 17 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
14 15 (0.19%) SAP APO
15 13 (0.16%) SAP CRM
15 13 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 824 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 721 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
3 264 (3.30%) Office 365
4 262 (3.28%) SaaS
5 219 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 100 (1.25%) PaaS
7 94 (1.18%) GitHub
8 83 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 80 (1.00%) Serverless
10 73 (0.91%) IaaS
11 67 (0.84%) G Suite
12 65 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
13 64 (0.80%) Google Analytics
14 53 (0.66%) Slack
15 50 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
16 46 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
17 32 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
18 31 (0.39%) npm
19 30 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
20 29 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 352 (4.40%) Firewall
2 218 (2.73%) WAN
3 217 (2.71%) LAN
4 197 (2.46%) Internet
5 176 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 149 (1.86%) Wireless
7 135 (1.69%) Network Security
8 124 (1.55%) DNS
9 104 (1.30%) VoIP
10 103 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
11 95 (1.19%) OSPF
11 95 (1.19%) Wireshark
12 94 (1.18%) DHCP
13 93 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
14 89 (1.11%) SAN
15 77 (0.96%) BGP
16 74 (0.93%) Ethernet
16 74 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
17 65 (0.81%) HTTP
18 64 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 425 (5.31%) Big Data
3 352 (4.40%) MySQL
4 346 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 263 (3.29%) Power BI
6 262 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 250 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 230 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 228 (2.85%) Relational Database
10 219 (2.74%) Hadoop
11 182 (2.28%) MongoDB
12 129 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 124 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
14 100 (1.25%) Apache Hive
15 89 (1.11%) Data Mining
16 79 (0.99%) SAP HANA
17 74 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
18 73 (0.91%) Data Lake
19 71 (0.89%) RDBMS
20 69 (0.86%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 447 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 338 (4.23%) JIRA
3 254 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 242 (3.03%) Selenium
5 123 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 109 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (1.34%) Visual Studio
8 106 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 103 (1.29%) Maven
10 82 (1.03%) JMeter
11 81 (1.01%) gulp
12 77 (0.96%) SoapUI
13 76 (0.95%) JUnit
14 69 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 64 (0.80%) Grunt
16 61 (0.76%) WebDriver
17 58 (0.73%) Gradle
17 58 (0.73%) webpack
18 57 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
19 56 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 2,246 (28.08%) Finance
2 769 (9.61%) Marketing
3 570 (7.13%) Telecoms
4 489 (6.11%) Banking
5 431 (5.39%) Manufacturing
6 229 (2.86%) Advertising
7 158 (1.98%) Electronics
8 149 (1.86%) Automotive
9 137 (1.71%) Back Office
10 127 (1.59%) Legal
11 126 (1.58%) Publishing
12 118 (1.48%) Games
13 76 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 72 (0.90%) Retail Banking
15 69 (0.86%) Retail Finance
16 67 (0.84%) Law
17 59 (0.74%) Investment Banking
18 52 (0.65%) Billing
18 52 (0.65%) Local Government
19 38 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,788 (22.35%) Developer
2 1,379 (17.24%) Analyst
3 524 (6.55%) Architect
4 443 (5.54%) Senior Developer
5 441 (5.51%) Business Analyst
6 415 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 410 (5.13%) Consultant
8 384 (4.80%) .NET Developer
9 304 (3.80%) Java Developer
10 263 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
11 240 (3.00%) C# Developer
12 224 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 212 (2.65%) IT Manager
14 192 (2.40%) Junior
15 177 (2.21%) Software Developer
15 177 (2.21%) Software Engineer
16 172 (2.15%) Designer
17 160 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
18 154 (1.93%) PHP Developer
19 152 (1.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 870 (10.88%) .NET
2 865 (10.81%) HTML
3 831 (10.39%) CSS
4 525 (6.56%) AngularJS
5 463 (5.79%) Web Services
6 385 (4.81%) ASP.NET
7 345 (4.31%) HTML5
8 341 (4.26%) REST
9 338 (4.23%) RESTful
10 326 (4.08%) React
11 313 (3.91%) jQuery
12 310 (3.88%) Spring
13 278 (3.48%) Node.js
14 267 (3.34%) XML
15 234 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 234 (2.93%) CSS3
16 210 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 185 (2.31%) .NET Framework
17 185 (2.31%) JSON
18 168 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,040 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 507 (6.34%) User Experience
3 407 (5.09%) Self-Motivation
4 257 (3.21%) Fintech
5 250 (3.13%) FMCG
6 237 (2.96%) Data Centre
7 223 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 209 (2.61%) EPoS
8 209 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 201 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 174 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
11 131 (1.64%) Algorithms
12 109 (1.36%) NHS
13 75 (0.94%) Blog
14 70 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 70 (0.88%) Robotics
14 70 (0.88%) Social Media
15 68 (0.85%) Public Cloud
16 65 (0.81%) Virtual Team
17 57 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 616 (7.70%) Windows
2 551 (6.89%) Linux
3 231 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 200 (2.50%) Unix
5 144 (1.80%) Android
6 133 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 110 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 102 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 100 (1.25%) Windows 10
11 54 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (0.30%) AIX
14 21 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 17 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.20%) CentOS
18 13 (0.16%) Kali Linux
18 13 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,658 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,525 (19.06%) E-Commerce
3 1,054 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
4 898 (11.23%) Project Management
5 867 (10.84%) Analytics
6 839 (10.49%) Scrum
7 741 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 704 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
9 646 (8.08%) TDD
10 629 (7.86%) DevOps
11 571 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 518 (6.48%) Test Automation
13 517 (6.46%) ITIL
14 470 (5.88%) Microservices
15 461 (5.76%) SDLC
16 454 (5.68%) MVC
17 427 (5.34%) ERP
17 427 (5.34%) Mentoring
18 420 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
19 401 (5.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,523 (19.04%) SQL
2 1,085 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 921 (11.51%) Java
4 892 (11.15%) C#
5 594 (7.43%) Python
6 382 (4.78%) PHP
7 284 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 171 (2.14%) R
9 164 (2.05%) C
10 157 (1.96%) Java 8
11 146 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 142 (1.78%) Scala
13 139 (1.74%) Ruby
14 100 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 100 (1.25%) Go
15 87 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 78 (0.98%) C++
16 78 (0.98%) ES6
16 78 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 73 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 926 (11.58%) Degree
2 300 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 198 (2.48%) CISSP
4 180 (2.25%) CCNA
5 156 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 146 (1.83%) ISEB
7 134 (1.68%) CCNP
8 100 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 98 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 97 (1.21%) MCSE
11 90 (1.13%) SSCP
12 77 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 74 (0.93%) CISM
14 73 (0.91%) SANS
15 72 (0.90%) SC Cleared
16 71 (0.89%) ISTQB
17 68 (0.85%) CSSLP
18 65 (0.81%) CEH
19 63 (0.79%) PMI Certification
20 62 (0.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (6.88%) QA
2 239 (2.99%) SLA
3 192 (2.40%) GDPR
4 142 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 120 (1.50%) PMO
6 107 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 56 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.58%) COBIT
9 24 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 16 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (0.13%) PSD2
12 10 (0.13%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.11%) FATCA
13 9 (0.11%) SEPA
14 8 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
15 7 (0.088%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.063%) IFRS
System Software
1 348 (4.35%) Docker
2 330 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 171 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.46%) vSphere
6 24 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.29%) XenApp
8 21 (0.26%) HDFS
9 18 (0.23%) Firmware
9 18 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.16%) Snort
10 13 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 12 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 9 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 212 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 127 (1.59%) Puppet
3 116 (1.45%) Ansible
4 113 (1.41%) SCCM
5 105 (1.31%) Terraform
6 89 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 51 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 50 (0.63%) Stealthwatch
9 49 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
10 47 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 47 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
11 33 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
12 31 (0.39%) Nessus
13 27 (0.34%) SCOM
14 26 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
15 24 (0.30%) Grafana
16 21 (0.26%) ZABBIX
17 20 (0.25%) AirWatch
18 19 (0.24%) Cacti
18 19 (0.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1,300 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 481 (6.01%) SAP
3 450 (5.63%) Oracle
4 392 (4.90%) Google
5 373 (4.66%) Cisco
6 334 (4.18%) VMware
7 238 (2.98%) Tableau
8 153 (1.91%) CheckPoint
9 133 (1.66%) Adobe
10 124 (1.55%) HP
11 123 (1.54%) IBM
12 120 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
12 120 (1.50%) Symantec
13 103 (1.29%) Red Hat
13 103 (1.29%) Splunk
14 91 (1.14%) SolarWinds
15 89 (1.11%) Citrix
16 77 (0.96%) F5
16 77 (0.96%) hybris
17 75 (0.94%) Dell