Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9598 10854 12969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.66% 6.09% 6.34%
As % of the General category 12.77% 14.19% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7586 8688 9452
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 75136 76473 92146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.31% 42.90% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55211 63055 74585
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,010 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +4.02% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,145 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% - -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -20 4240 £60,000 - 326
North of England +10 1524 £42,500 - 204
South East +4 1291 £45,000 -10.00% 80
Midlands -6 1236 £40,500 -10.00% 94
North West +17 926 £45,000 +5.88% 112
East of England +2 837 £50,000 - 78
West Midlands -4 801 £40,000 -5.33% 47
Yorkshire +3 545 £43,000 -4.44% 84
South West -20 433 £45,000 -10.00% 32
East Midlands -12 423 £45,000 - 47
North East +21 53 £37,000 -7.50% 8
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3358 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2469 (25.72%) Finance
3 2236 (23.30%) E-Commerce
4 1729 (18.01%) SQL
5 1720 (17.92%) JavaScript
6 1423 (14.83%) HTML
7 1355 (14.12%) Java
8 1331 (13.87%) CSS
9 1319 (13.74%) Microsoft
10 1290 (13.44%) Scrum
11 1177 (12.26%) .NET
12 1164 (12.13%) Degree
13 1120 (11.67%) C#
14 1118 (11.65%) Marketing
15 1076 (11.21%) SQL Server
16 1010 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
17 987 (10.28%) Project Management
18 972 (10.13%) SAP
19 871 (9.07%) TDD
20 852 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
21 776 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
22 745 (7.76%) Oracle
23 741 (7.72%) Banking
24 733 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
25 730 (7.61%) Analytics
26 700 (7.29%) User Experience
27 691 (7.20%) MVC
28 685 (7.14%) Linux
29 677 (7.05%) AngularJS
30 674 (7.02%) Windows

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
1 242 (2.52%) CMS
2 195 (2.03%) SAS
3 179 (1.86%) Tomcat
4 168 (1.75%) Apache
5 158 (1.65%) WebSphere
6 141 (1.47%) JBoss
7 127 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 122 (1.27%) Confluence
9 110 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 96 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 89 (0.93%) Drupal
12 85 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
13 77 (0.80%) WordPress
14 75 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 69 (0.72%) IIS
16 63 (0.66%) OpenStack
17 56 (0.58%) Mule
17 56 (0.58%) nginx
18 54 (0.56%) Apache Solr
18 54 (0.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 287 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 278 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 115 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 109 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 83 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 73 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 60 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
8 55 (0.57%) SPSS
9 42 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 42 (0.44%) InVision
10 37 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
11 20 (0.21%) Chatbot
12 17 (0.18%) InDesign
13 9 (0.094%) Mathematica
14 7 (0.073%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.073%) Camtasia
14 7 (0.073%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.073%) Revit
15 6 (0.063%) Autodesk Smoke
16 5 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 228 (2.38%) Magento
2 183 (1.91%) SAP Retail
3 167 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 150 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 116 (1.21%) SAP SD
6 100 (1.04%) SAP MM
7 96 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 96 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
8 89 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
9 83 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
10 64 (0.67%) SAP SCM
11 59 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
12 58 (0.60%) SAP CAR
13 55 (0.57%) NetSuite
14 53 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
15 45 (0.47%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
16 44 (0.46%) SAP POS DM
17 41 (0.43%) SAP FI
18 37 (0.39%) SAP CO
18 37 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 733 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 534 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 334 (3.48%) SaaS
4 225 (2.34%) Office 365
5 119 (1.24%) GitHub
6 108 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 97 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 94 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
9 83 (0.86%) Google Analytics
10 82 (0.85%) PaaS
11 78 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 68 (0.71%) IaaS
13 48 (0.50%) npm
14 34 (0.35%) AdWords
15 29 (0.30%) Google Play
16 26 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
16 26 (0.27%) G Suite
17 25 (0.26%) Amazon S3
18 24 (0.25%) Serverless
19 23 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 153 (1.59%) Internet
2 152 (1.58%) Firewall
3 147 (1.53%) LAN
4 143 (1.49%) WAN
5 122 (1.27%) DNS
6 105 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 93 (0.97%) DHCP
7 93 (0.97%) VPN
8 91 (0.95%) HTTP
9 72 (0.75%) ATM
10 67 (0.70%) Wireless
11 63 (0.66%) VoIP
12 62 (0.65%) Network Security
13 54 (0.56%) SAN
14 53 (0.55%) RFID
15 47 (0.49%) VLAN
16 46 (0.48%) MPLS
17 39 (0.41%) Skype
18 36 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
18 36 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1076 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 581 (6.05%) MySQL
3 405 (4.22%) Big Data
4 339 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 315 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 300 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 280 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 268 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 241 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 201 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 196 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 130 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 129 (1.34%) Power BI
14 113 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 104 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 99 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
17 96 (1.00%) QlikView
17 96 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 86 (0.90%) Redis
19 84 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 644 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 437 (4.55%) JIRA
3 340 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 290 (3.02%) Selenium
5 164 (1.71%) JUnit
6 157 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 151 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 139 (1.45%) gulp
9 118 (1.23%) Subversion
10 116 (1.21%) Maven
11 103 (1.07%) NUnit
12 101 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 90 (0.94%) WebDriver
13 90 (0.94%) webpack
14 83 (0.86%) Grunt
15 82 (0.85%) Jasmine
16 72 (0.75%) PHPUnit
17 67 (0.70%) SoapUI
18 63 (0.66%) IntelliJ
19 61 (0.64%) Gradle
General
1 2469 (25.72%) Finance
2 1118 (11.65%) Marketing
3 741 (7.72%) Banking
4 651 (6.78%) Manufacturing
5 547 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 325 (3.39%) Automotive
7 270 (2.81%) Advertising
8 241 (2.51%) Games
9 223 (2.32%) Electronics
10 164 (1.71%) Legal
11 152 (1.58%) Publishing
12 143 (1.49%) Back Office
13 106 (1.10%) Investment Banking
14 78 (0.81%) Billing
15 76 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
16 70 (0.73%) Law
17 63 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 62 (0.65%) Retail Banking
19 57 (0.59%) Online Betting
20 51 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2547 (26.54%) Developer
2 1607 (16.74%) Analyst
3 741 (7.72%) Business Analyst
4 735 (7.66%) Consultant
5 658 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 655 (6.82%) Architect
7 484 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 443 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 413 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 339 (3.53%) PHP Developer
11 338 (3.52%) C# Developer
12 324 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 322 (3.35%) SAP Consultant
14 287 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
15 281 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
16 254 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
17 249 (2.59%) IT Manager
18 244 (2.54%) Senior Manager
19 216 (2.25%) Software Developer
20 213 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1423 (14.83%) HTML
2 1331 (13.87%) CSS
3 1177 (12.26%) .NET
4 677 (7.05%) AngularJS
5 616 (6.42%) HTML5
6 600 (6.25%) jQuery
7 580 (6.04%) Web Services
8 492 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 463 (4.82%) XML
10 436 (4.54%) Node.js
11 412 (4.29%) REST
12 369 (3.84%) Spring
13 343 (3.57%) React
14 331 (3.45%) JSON
15 307 (3.20%) CSS3
16 287 (2.99%) RESTful
17 261 (2.72%) Sass
18 247 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
19 235 (2.45%) SOAP
20 229 (2.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1010 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
2 700 (7.29%) User Experience
3 415 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 332 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
5 296 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 280 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 268 (2.79%) EPoS
8 253 (2.64%) FMCG
9 199 (2.07%) iPad
10 189 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
11 188 (1.96%) Data Centre
12 116 (1.21%) Algorithms
13 105 (1.09%) Life Science
14 98 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 96 (1.00%) Fintech
16 93 (0.97%) Social Media
17 75 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 65 (0.68%) Virtual Team
19 57 (0.59%) Online Games
20 55 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 685 (7.14%) Linux
2 674 (7.02%) Windows
3 314 (3.27%) Android
4 230 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 227 (2.37%) Unix
6 209 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 104 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 83 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 80 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 78 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 73 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.21%) AIX
16 16 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.14%) CentOS
19 12 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
19 12 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3358 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2236 (23.30%) E-Commerce
3 1290 (13.44%) Scrum
4 987 (10.28%) Project Management
5 871 (9.07%) TDD
6 852 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 776 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
8 730 (7.61%) Analytics
9 691 (7.20%) MVC
10 627 (6.53%) OO
11 624 (6.50%) DevOps
12 595 (6.20%) Test Automation
13 574 (5.98%) Web Development
14 570 (5.94%) SDLC
15 566 (5.90%) BDD
16 562 (5.86%) Software Engineering
17 558 (5.81%) Mentoring
18 538 (5.61%) Business Analysis
19 505 (5.26%) CRM
20 483 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1729 (18.01%) SQL
2 1720 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 1355 (14.12%) Java
4 1120 (11.67%) C#
5 653 (6.80%) PHP
6 585 (6.10%) Python
7 321 (3.34%) T-SQL
8 241 (2.51%) C
9 185 (1.93%) Ruby
10 165 (1.72%) Scala
11 136 (1.42%) C++
12 112 (1.17%) R
13 106 (1.10%) ES6
14 104 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 88 (0.92%) Shell Script
16 85 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 84 (0.88%) ABAP
18 81 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 79 (0.82%) Bash Shell
20 69 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 1164 (12.13%) Degree
2 180 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 149 (1.55%) ISEB
4 105 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 98 (1.02%) CISSP
6 86 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 75 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 69 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 67 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 66 (0.69%) CISM
12 56 (0.58%) CCNA
13 45 (0.47%) APMP
14 43 (0.45%) CISA
15 42 (0.44%) Security Cleared
16 41 (0.43%) PMP
17 40 (0.42%) CCNP
18 36 (0.38%) PhD
19 34 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 33 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (6.13%) QA
2 156 (1.63%) PMO
3 139 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 125 (1.30%) SLA
5 117 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 105 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 96 (1.00%) GDPR
8 30 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.25%) COBIT
10 19 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.15%) BS25999
12 12 (0.13%) GCP
13 8 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.073%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.063%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.063%) MiFID
15 6 (0.063%) PSD2
16 5 (0.052%) NIST 800
17 4 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.042%) Val IT
System Software
1 277 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 237 (2.47%) Docker
3 153 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.30%) vSphere
6 25 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 21 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 21 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.21%) HDFS
9 18 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.094%) KVM
12 8 (0.083%) Ceph
12 8 (0.083%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.073%) Samba
13 7 (0.073%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.073%) XenApp
13 7 (0.073%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 192 (2.00%) Puppet
2 137 (1.43%) Ansible
3 123 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 66 (0.69%) SCCM
6 54 (0.56%) Terraform
7 29 (0.30%) AirWatch
8 26 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 24 (0.25%) Capistrano
10 20 (0.21%) Mesos
11 18 (0.19%) WSUS
12 17 (0.18%) Kibana
13 15 (0.16%) SCOM
14 12 (0.13%) Data Guard
14 12 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (0.11%) Marathon
15 11 (0.11%) Salt
16 9 (0.094%) Failover Clustering
16 9 (0.094%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1319 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 972 (10.13%) SAP
3 745 (7.76%) Oracle
4 340 (3.54%) Google
5 248 (2.58%) VMware
6 237 (2.47%) hybris
7 206 (2.15%) Tableau
8 149 (1.55%) Cisco
9 140 (1.46%) Apple
10 135 (1.41%) Adobe
11 134 (1.40%) IBM
12 124 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 88 (0.92%) Demandware
14 81 (0.84%) ATG
15 73 (0.76%) Zend
16 71 (0.74%) HP
17 70 (0.73%) Cognizant
18 66 (0.69%) Citrix
19 60 (0.63%) JD Edwards
20 54 (0.56%) Twitter