Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 7,115 9,292 9,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.39% 5.84% 5.82%
As % of the General category 14.13% 14.01% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,149 6,993 7,524
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% -1.96% -2.86%

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 50,371 66,303 72,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.15% 41.69% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38,155 51,317 53,853
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 3,107 £62,500 +4.17% 395
South East -11 1,139 £50,000 - 192
North of England -14 1,024 £45,000 +5.88% 299
Midlands -7 797 £43,500 +2.35% 218
North West 0 656 £47,500 +8.57% 186
East of England -3 579 £52,500 +6.06% 97
South West +2 438 £52,364 +16.36% 131
West Midlands -14 410 £42,500 +6.25% 109
East Midlands -2 382 £45,000 +5.88% 109
Yorkshire -33 357 £42,500 - 91
North East -26 14 £44,000 +122.78% 22
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 2,860 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,588 (22.32%) Finance
3 1,386 (19.48%) E-Commerce
4 1,259 (17.70%) SQL
5 1,078 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 1,013 (14.24%) Microsoft
7 989 (13.90%) Java
8 941 (13.23%) Scrum
9 919 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
10 896 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 888 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
12 869 (12.21%) Analytics
13 835 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
14 828 (11.64%) C#
15 794 (11.16%) DevOps
16 782 (10.99%) Software Engineering
17 752 (10.57%) Python
18 738 (10.37%) .NET
19 711 (9.99%) HTML
20 691 (9.71%) Banking
21 687 (9.66%) SQL Server
21 687 (9.66%) Degree
22 684 (9.61%) TDD
23 657 (9.23%) CSS
24 646 (9.08%) Windows
25 616 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
26 592 (8.32%) Project Management
27 582 (8.18%) Microservices
28 575 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
29 571 (8.03%) 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
1 207 (2.91%) Confluence
2 154 (2.16%) CMS
3 153 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 117 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 69 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 60 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 58 (0.82%) Apache
8 56 (0.79%) SAS
9 53 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 47 (0.66%) WordPress
11 44 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (0.51%) CICS
12 36 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 35 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 35 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 33 (0.46%) IIS
15 28 (0.39%) JBoss
16 27 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (0.28%) OpenStack
18 16 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 271 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 246 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 93 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 75 (1.05%) Sketch
5 68 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 59 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 50 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
8 45 (0.63%) InVision
9 37 (0.52%) Photoshop
10 25 (0.35%) SPSS
11 20 (0.28%) Chatbot
12 18 (0.25%) Marvel
13 17 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
13 17 (0.24%) Zeplin
14 13 (0.18%) Figma
15 12 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 11 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
17 7 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
18 5 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
18 5 (0.070%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 127 (1.78%) Magento
2 67 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
3 62 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 60 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 51 (0.72%) SAP ERP
6 45 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 39 (0.55%) SAP CO
7 39 (0.55%) SAP FI
7 39 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
8 34 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
9 33 (0.46%) NetSuite
10 29 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
11 17 (0.24%) SAP MM
12 13 (0.18%) Shopify
13 12 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
13 12 (0.17%) SAP CRM
13 12 (0.17%) SAP Retail
14 10 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
15 9 (0.13%) SAP PP
15 9 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 919 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 896 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 341 (4.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 332 (4.67%) Office 365
5 307 (4.31%) SaaS
6 191 (2.68%) Power Platform
7 122 (1.71%) G Suite
8 111 (1.56%) PaaS
9 106 (1.49%) GitHub
10 69 (0.97%) Serverless
11 64 (0.90%) Google Analytics
11 64 (0.90%) IaaS
12 60 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
13 47 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
14 40 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 40 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 40 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
15 39 (0.55%) Azure Stack
16 32 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
16 32 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 244 (3.43%) Firewall
2 179 (2.52%) WAN
3 161 (2.26%) LAN
4 144 (2.02%) DNS
5 118 (1.66%) Internet
6 112 (1.57%) DHCP
7 90 (1.26%) Wireless
8 86 (1.21%) TCP/IP
9 84 (1.18%) VPN
10 77 (1.08%) HTTP
11 76 (1.07%) Network Security
12 72 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
13 63 (0.89%) SAN
14 60 (0.84%) VoIP
15 44 (0.62%) BGP
16 40 (0.56%) SSL
17 37 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (0.52%) MPLS
18 36 (0.51%) OSPF
19 32 (0.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 687 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 335 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 303 (4.26%) MySQL
4 288 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 272 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 250 (3.51%) Big Data
7 229 (3.22%) Hadoop
8 193 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 190 (2.67%) Power BI
9 190 (2.67%) Relational Database
10 165 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
11 152 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 122 (1.71%) Redis
13 93 (1.31%) Data Lake
14 82 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 75 (1.05%) Neo4j
16 55 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 55 (0.77%) Apache Hive
17 54 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
18 53 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 571 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 482 (6.77%) JIRA
3 381 (5.35%) Jenkins
4 357 (5.02%) Selenium
5 252 (3.54%) Cucumber
6 128 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 125 (1.76%) JMeter
7 125 (1.76%) webpack
8 122 (1.71%) SoapUI
9 115 (1.62%) WebDriver
10 89 (1.25%) Appium
11 86 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 83 (1.17%) Maven
13 80 (1.12%) Babel
14 78 (1.10%) Visual Studio
15 69 (0.97%) GitLab
16 64 (0.90%) JUnit
17 59 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
18 58 (0.82%) TeamCity
19 57 (0.80%) Gatling
General
1 1,588 (22.32%) Finance
2 691 (9.71%) Banking
3 555 (7.80%) Marketing
4 376 (5.28%) Telecoms
5 312 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 124 (1.74%) Games
7 109 (1.53%) Legal
8 86 (1.21%) Automotive
9 73 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 70 (0.98%) Advertising
11 68 (0.96%) Back Office
12 67 (0.94%) Electronics
13 64 (0.90%) Local Government
14 61 (0.86%) Billing
15 60 (0.84%) Publishing
16 39 (0.55%) Law
17 36 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 28 (0.39%) German Language
19 27 (0.38%) French Language
19 27 (0.38%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,636 (22.99%) Developer
2 1,025 (14.41%) Analyst
3 617 (8.67%) Architect
4 352 (4.95%) Consultant
5 331 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 325 (4.57%) Senior Developer
7 310 (4.36%) Business Analyst
8 308 (4.33%) Java Developer
9 292 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 252 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 231 (3.25%) Software Engineer
12 197 (2.77%) C# Developer
13 186 (2.61%) Software Developer
14 170 (2.39%) Designer
15 169 (2.38%) IT Manager
16 132 (1.86%) Support Analyst
17 124 (1.74%) PHP Developer
18 123 (1.73%) Junior
19 122 (1.71%) DevOps Engineer
20 121 (1.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (10.37%) .NET
2 711 (9.99%) HTML
3 657 (9.23%) CSS
4 463 (6.51%) React
5 418 (5.87%) Web Services
6 410 (5.76%) AngularJS
7 346 (4.86%) ASP.NET
8 333 (4.68%) Spring
9 332 (4.67%) Node.js
10 281 (3.95%) REST
11 273 (3.84%) HTML5
12 271 (3.81%) RESTful
13 219 (3.08%) XML
14 199 (2.80%) Spring Boot
15 198 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 193 (2.71%) jQuery
17 177 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 161 (2.26%) JSON
19 152 (2.14%) Kafka
20 145 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 888 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
2 435 (6.11%) User Experience
3 266 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 263 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 217 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 208 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 206 (2.90%) EPoS
8 202 (2.84%) FMCG
9 196 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
10 141 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 107 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 107 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 103 (1.45%) Social Media
13 100 (1.41%) iPad
14 91 (1.28%) NHS
15 66 (0.93%) Driving Licence
16 60 (0.84%) Cloud Native
16 60 (0.84%) Robotics
17 59 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
18 57 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 646 (9.08%) Windows
2 517 (7.27%) Linux
3 208 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 173 (2.43%) Unix
5 152 (2.14%) Android
6 129 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 99 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 76 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 57 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 30 (0.42%) MVS
13 28 (0.39%) CentOS
14 24 (0.34%) AIX
15 23 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 22 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.17%) Windows XP
18 10 (0.14%) Debian
19 8 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 7 (0.098%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,860 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,386 (19.48%) E-Commerce
3 941 (13.23%) Scrum
4 869 (12.21%) Analytics
5 835 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
6 794 (11.16%) DevOps
7 782 (10.99%) Software Engineering
8 684 (9.61%) TDD
9 616 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 592 (8.32%) Project Management
11 582 (8.18%) Microservices
12 575 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
13 521 (7.32%) Test Automation
14 449 (6.31%) Mentoring
15 447 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
15 447 (6.28%) ITIL
16 425 (5.97%) MVC
17 390 (5.48%) BDD
18 341 (4.79%) Computer Science
19 340 (4.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,259 (17.70%) SQL
2 1,078 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 989 (13.90%) Java
4 828 (11.64%) C#
5 752 (10.57%) Python
6 322 (4.53%) PHP
7 209 (2.94%) Scala
8 190 (2.67%) Java 8
9 181 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 167 (2.35%) Ruby
11 155 (2.18%) R
12 150 (2.11%) C
13 145 (2.04%) C++
14 136 (1.91%) ES6
15 109 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 103 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 83 (1.17%) Groovy
18 73 (1.03%) TypeScript
19 66 (0.93%) ES7
20 62 (0.87%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 687 (9.66%) Degree
2 160 (2.25%) CISSP
3 159 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (1.83%) CISM
5 122 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 102 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 82 (1.15%) CCNP
8 75 (1.05%) CCNA
9 67 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 63 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 60 (0.84%) SC Cleared
12 46 (0.65%) Master's Degree
13 45 (0.63%) ISEB
14 41 (0.58%) PhD
15 40 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 36 (0.51%) PMI Certification
17 34 (0.48%) MCSE
18 32 (0.45%) HND
19 30 (0.42%) CCIE
20 28 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (6.00%) QA
2 200 (2.81%) SLA
3 165 (2.32%) GDPR
4 151 (2.12%) PCI DSS
5 118 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 94 (1.32%) PMO
7 68 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 56 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 38 (0.53%) COBIT
9 38 (0.53%) NIST
10 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.056%) Basel II
13 4 (0.056%) PSD2
14 3 (0.042%) COSO
14 3 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.042%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.042%) NCSC
14 3 (0.042%) PMBOK
System Software
1 427 (6.00%) Docker
2 289 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 161 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 49 (0.69%) vSphere
6 34 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 28 (0.39%) XenApp
8 20 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.27%) Firmware
10 15 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 10 (0.14%) HDFS
12 10 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.13%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.098%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 6 (0.084%) Snort
Systems Management
1 204 (2.87%) Kubernetes
2 190 (2.67%) Terraform
3 120 (1.69%) Ansible
4 102 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (1.25%) SCCM
6 87 (1.22%) Marathon
6 87 (1.22%) Mesos
7 85 (1.19%) Puppet
8 47 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (0.42%) SCOM
10 23 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
10 23 (0.32%) WSUS
11 16 (0.22%) IBM Guardium
12 15 (0.21%) Kibana
13 14 (0.20%) logstash
13 14 (0.20%) ZABBIX
14 12 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (0.14%) HP ALM
16 10 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,013 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 566 (7.96%) Google
3 391 (5.50%) SAP
4 283 (3.98%) VMware
5 273 (3.84%) Oracle
6 234 (3.29%) Tableau
7 201 (2.83%) Cisco
8 176 (2.47%) IBM
9 167 (2.35%) Adobe
10 161 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
11 116 (1.63%) hybris
12 100 (1.41%) Citrix
13 82 (1.15%) ServiceNow
14 77 (1.08%) HP
15 68 (0.96%) Teradata
16 67 (0.94%) Splunk
17 64 (0.90%) Dell
18 49 (0.69%) Red Hat
19 48 (0.67%) Apple
20 43 (0.60%) NetApp