Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 40 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9,470 9,438 11,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.87% 5.87% 5.91%
As % of the General category 14.09% 14.08% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7,154 7,431 8,835
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £82,500
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 67,197 67,019 83,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 41.69% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52,406 53,687 68,730
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -8 4,025 £60,000 - 514
North of England +12 1,614 £45,000 +5.88% 272
South East +8 1,449 £45,000 -4.26% 202
Midlands -3 1,079 £42,500 +6.25% 165
East of England +12 919 £50,000 -4.76% 106
North West -2 821 £45,000 +12.50% 149
Yorkshire +25 715 £43,000 +1.18% 110
West Midlands +1 629 £40,000 -4.19% 79
East Midlands -3 459 £43,709 +9.27% 86
South West -12 388 £47,500 +5.56% 93
North East +17 78 £25,000 -37.50% 13
South Coast - 3 £100,000 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3,374 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,697 (28.48%) Finance
3 2,008 (21.20%) E-Commerce
4 1,957 (20.67%) SQL
5 1,532 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 1,526 (16.11%) JavaScript
7 1,372 (14.49%) Java
8 1,335 (14.10%) C#
9 1,246 (13.16%) Scrum
10 1,235 (13.04%) .NET
11 1,181 (12.47%) HTML
12 1,126 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
13 1,086 (11.47%) SQL Server
14 1,083 (11.44%) CSS
15 1,022 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
16 1,008 (10.64%) Degree
17 958 (10.12%) Project Management
18 884 (9.33%) TDD
19 850 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
20 813 (8.59%) Windows
21 798 (8.43%) DevOps
22 777 (8.20%) Marketing
23 773 (8.16%) Git (software)
24 771 (8.14%) SAP
25 769 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
26 768 (8.11%) MVC
27 759 (8.01%) Python
28 749 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
29 744 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
30 743 (7.85%) Analytics

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
1 174 (1.84%) Apache Spark
2 146 (1.54%) Apache
3 137 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 121 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 118 (1.25%) CMS
6 112 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 111 (1.17%) SAS
8 108 (1.14%) Confluence
9 107 (1.13%) MS Exchange
10 96 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 94 (0.99%) JBoss
12 73 (0.77%) IIS
13 63 (0.67%) OpenStack
14 55 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 51 (0.54%) Drupal
16 40 (0.42%) WordPress
17 36 (0.38%) nginx
18 34 (0.36%) Apache Solr
18 34 (0.36%) Mule
19 33 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 331 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 283 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 87 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (0.65%) SPSS
5 61 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 45 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 42 (0.44%) Chatbot
9 40 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
10 32 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
11 27 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 25 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
13 18 (0.19%) InVision
14 6 (0.063%) InDesign
15 4 (0.042%) InfoPath
15 4 (0.042%) Mathematica
15 4 (0.042%) UserZoom
16 3 (0.032%) ImageReady
16 3 (0.032%) Revit
16 3 (0.032%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 220 (2.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 200 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 152 (1.61%) NetSuite
4 111 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 106 (1.12%) Magento
6 96 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
7 44 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
8 43 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
9 40 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 40 (0.42%) SAP FI
9 40 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 40 (0.42%) SAP Retail
10 32 (0.34%) SAP Business One
11 29 (0.31%) SAP SD
12 28 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
12 28 (0.30%) SAP MM
13 25 (0.26%) Shopify
14 24 (0.25%) BusinessWare
15 18 (0.19%) SAP QM
16 17 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 850 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 749 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 422 (4.46%) SaaS
4 252 (2.66%) Office 365
5 157 (1.66%) PaaS
6 154 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 125 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 125 (1.32%) IaaS
8 116 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 109 (1.15%) GitHub
10 83 (0.88%) Google Analytics
11 54 (0.57%) Slack
12 52 (0.55%) G Suite
13 51 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
14 50 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 28 (0.30%) Amazon S3
16 27 (0.29%) Serverless
17 20 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 19 (0.20%) OpenShift
19 18 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 320 (3.38%) Firewall
2 248 (2.62%) DNS
3 218 (2.30%) Wireless
4 182 (1.92%) LAN
4 182 (1.92%) WAN
5 181 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 169 (1.78%) Internet
7 162 (1.71%) DHCP
8 99 (1.05%) VPN
9 89 (0.94%) Unified Communications
10 85 (0.90%) Network Security
11 74 (0.78%) SAN
12 71 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 64 (0.68%) VoIP
14 57 (0.60%) Wireless Security
15 52 (0.55%) MPLS
16 49 (0.52%) HTTP
17 48 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 45 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
18 45 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,086 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 464 (4.90%) MySQL
3 424 (4.48%) Big Data
4 384 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 368 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
6 263 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 263 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 249 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 230 (2.43%) Hadoop
9 220 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 157 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 150 (1.58%) Power BI
12 141 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 124 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 105 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
15 98 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 75 (0.79%) QlikView
17 73 (0.77%) Redis
18 71 (0.75%) Data Mining
19 66 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 773 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 489 (5.16%) JIRA
3 390 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 333 (3.52%) Selenium
5 216 (2.28%) Cucumber
6 143 (1.51%) Subversion
7 140 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 115 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 113 (1.19%) WebDriver
10 107 (1.13%) SoapUI
11 104 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 103 (1.09%) Maven
13 93 (0.98%) JUnit
14 90 (0.95%) JMeter
15 89 (0.94%) SpecFlow
16 80 (0.84%) gulp
17 79 (0.83%) NUnit
18 77 (0.81%) TeamCity
19 75 (0.79%) Grunt
20 66 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 2,697 (28.48%) Finance
2 777 (8.20%) Marketing
3 682 (7.20%) Manufacturing
4 598 (6.31%) Banking
5 467 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 375 (3.96%) Advertising
7 233 (2.46%) Games
8 218 (2.30%) Publishing
9 206 (2.18%) Legal
10 142 (1.50%) Back Office
11 131 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 116 (1.22%) Automotive
13 111 (1.17%) Billing
14 99 (1.05%) Retail Banking
15 95 (1.00%) Electronics
16 79 (0.83%) Law
17 66 (0.70%) Investment Banking
18 53 (0.56%) Financial Institution
19 44 (0.46%) Front Office
19 44 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,342 (24.73%) Developer
2 1,359 (14.35%) Analyst
3 757 (7.99%) Architect
4 673 (7.11%) Consultant
5 556 (5.87%) Business Analyst
6 524 (5.53%) .NET Developer
7 462 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 461 (4.87%) Senior Developer
9 401 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 372 (3.93%) Java Developer
11 321 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
12 317 (3.35%) Software Developer
13 278 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 247 (2.61%) PHP Developer
15 219 (2.31%) IT Manager
16 204 (2.15%) Support Analyst
17 201 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
18 200 (2.11%) Junior
19 193 (2.04%) Software Engineer
20 183 (1.93%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,235 (13.04%) .NET
2 1,181 (12.47%) HTML
3 1,083 (11.44%) CSS
4 634 (6.69%) ASP.NET
5 533 (5.63%) Web Services
6 514 (5.43%) jQuery
7 509 (5.37%) AngularJS
8 396 (4.18%) REST
9 386 (4.08%) RESTful
10 376 (3.97%) React
11 372 (3.93%) HTML5
12 355 (3.75%) Spring
13 354 (3.74%) Node.js
14 327 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 310 (3.27%) XML
16 296 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 231 (2.44%) .NET Framework
18 222 (2.34%) CSS3
19 218 (2.30%) JSON
20 181 (1.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1,022 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 570 (6.02%) User Experience
3 462 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 417 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
5 363 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 311 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 306 (3.23%) Data Centre
8 303 (3.20%) EPoS
9 277 (2.93%) Mobile App
10 233 (2.46%) FMCG
11 232 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
12 164 (1.73%) Fintech
13 150 (1.58%) Algorithms
14 144 (1.52%) NHS
15 113 (1.19%) Data Structures
16 111 (1.17%) Driving Licence
16 111 (1.17%) iPad
17 84 (0.89%) Public Cloud
18 66 (0.70%) Social Media
19 64 (0.68%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 813 (8.59%) Windows
2 722 (7.62%) Linux
3 278 (2.94%) Unix
4 276 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 254 (2.68%) Android
6 188 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 138 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 116 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 106 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 77 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 54 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 51 (0.54%) Nucleus RTOS
13 46 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (0.43%) Windows Phone
15 40 (0.42%) AIX
16 37 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 28 (0.30%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.27%) Mac OS
20 24 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,374 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2,008 (21.20%) E-Commerce
3 1,246 (13.16%) Scrum
4 1,126 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
5 958 (10.12%) Project Management
6 884 (9.33%) TDD
7 798 (8.43%) DevOps
8 769 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 768 (8.11%) MVC
10 744 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
11 743 (7.85%) Analytics
12 726 (7.67%) Test Automation
13 699 (7.38%) Software Engineering
14 604 (6.38%) ERP
15 602 (6.36%) ITIL
16 593 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
17 572 (6.04%) SDLC
18 553 (5.84%) CRM
19 539 (5.69%) Mentoring
20 520 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,957 (20.67%) SQL
2 1,526 (16.11%) JavaScript
3 1,372 (14.49%) Java
4 1,335 (14.10%) C#
5 759 (8.01%) Python
6 618 (6.53%) PHP
7 352 (3.72%) C
8 275 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 267 (2.82%) Ruby
10 223 (2.35%) Scala
11 205 (2.16%) C++
12 173 (1.83%) Java 8
13 168 (1.77%) R
14 163 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 124 (1.31%) Bash Shell
16 95 (1.00%) VB.NET
17 89 (0.94%) Perl
18 86 (0.91%) Shell Script
19 81 (0.86%) ES6
19 81 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,008 (10.64%) Degree
2 205 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
3 160 (1.69%) CCNA
4 123 (1.30%) CCNP
4 123 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 122 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 120 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 116 (1.22%) CISSP
8 99 (1.05%) ISEB
9 76 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 74 (0.78%) CCIE
11 71 (0.75%) MCSE
12 66 (0.70%) CISM
12 66 (0.70%) SC Cleared
13 61 (0.64%) PMP
14 54 (0.57%) Master's Degree
15 50 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
16 49 (0.52%) ISTQB
17 47 (0.50%) CISA
18 46 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (5.97%) QA
2 218 (2.30%) SLA
3 179 (1.89%) PMO
4 156 (1.65%) GDPR
5 111 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 92 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 76 (0.80%) Data Quality
8 70 (0.74%) COBIT
9 47 (0.50%) GCP
10 37 (0.39%) PSD2
11 18 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
15 6 (0.063%) NIST 800
16 5 (0.053%) GAAP
16 5 (0.053%) ISO 31000
17 4 (0.042%) ISO 22301
17 4 (0.042%) ISO 9001
18 3 (0.032%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 364 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 318 (3.36%) Docker
3 250 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.50%) HDFS
6 37 (0.39%) XenApp
7 34 (0.36%) vSphere
8 22 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 15 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.12%) Ceph
14 11 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.11%) Firmware
16 8 (0.084%) Cronacle
16 8 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.084%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 185 (1.95%) Ansible
2 179 (1.89%) Puppet
3 171 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 162 (1.71%) Kubernetes
5 133 (1.40%) Terraform
6 117 (1.24%) SCCM
7 38 (0.40%) SCOM
8 32 (0.34%) Marathon
9 21 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
11 18 (0.19%) SCOrch
11 18 (0.19%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
13 16 (0.17%) AirWatch
13 16 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
13 16 (0.17%) Mesos
14 15 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (0.15%) RSA enVision
15 14 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,532 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 771 (8.14%) SAP
3 604 (6.38%) Oracle
4 442 (4.67%) Google
5 429 (4.53%) VMware
6 333 (3.52%) Cisco
7 210 (2.22%) hybris
8 186 (1.96%) Tableau
9 155 (1.64%) Apple
10 153 (1.62%) WorldPay
11 146 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 132 (1.39%) IBM
13 125 (1.32%) Splunk
14 123 (1.30%) Adobe
15 121 (1.28%) F5
16 117 (1.24%) Dell
17 112 (1.18%) HP
18 110 (1.16%) NetApp
19 102 (1.08%) EMC
19 102 (1.08%) Sage