Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9,233 9,879 11,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.66% 5.99% 5.92%
As % of the General category 13.38% 14.26% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,201 7,882 8,932
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +2.02%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +2.02%

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 68,982 69,283 88,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.31% 42.04% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53,828 56,277 72,175
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -13 3,964 £60,000 - 604
North of England +11 1,559 £45,000 +5.88% 337
South East +12 1,424 £45,000 -5.26% 227
Midlands -5 1,124 £42,500 -5.56% 231
North West +9 859 £45,000 +12.50% 176
East of England +3 792 £50,000 -9.09% 128
West Midlands 0 719 £40,000 -8.05% 116
Yorkshire +14 639 £42,500 -5.56% 141
East Midlands -15 395 £45,000 - 114
South West -31 342 £45,000 -10.00% 98
North East +2 61 £40,000 -11.11% 20
South Coast - 3 £100,000 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 3,201 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2,424 (26.25%) Finance
3 2,074 (22.46%) E-Commerce
4 1,782 (19.30%) SQL
5 1,566 (16.96%) JavaScript
6 1,459 (15.80%) Microsoft
7 1,277 (13.83%) Java
8 1,267 (13.72%) C#
9 1,263 (13.68%) Scrum
10 1,228 (13.30%) .NET
11 1,201 (13.01%) HTML
12 1,124 (12.17%) CSS
13 1,075 (11.64%) SQL Server
14 1,013 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
15 990 (10.72%) Degree
16 943 (10.21%) Project Management
17 869 (9.41%) SAP
18 835 (9.04%) Marketing
19 807 (8.74%) TDD
20 745 (8.07%) Windows
21 720 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
22 710 (7.69%) Software Engineering
23 697 (7.55%) DevOps
24 695 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
25 694 (7.52%) MVC
26 682 (7.39%) Analytics
27 667 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
27 667 (7.22%) Git (software)
28 665 (7.20%) Manufacturing
29 647 (7.01%) 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
1 168 (1.82%) SAS
2 134 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 131 (1.42%) CMS
4 130 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 128 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 117 (1.27%) Apache
7 106 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 103 (1.12%) Confluence
9 96 (1.04%) MS Exchange
10 82 (0.89%) JBoss
11 77 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 74 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
13 67 (0.73%) WordPress
14 65 (0.70%) IIS
14 65 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 58 (0.63%) Drupal
16 44 (0.48%) nginx
17 36 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
18 35 (0.38%) Skype for Business
19 33 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 274 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 272 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 91 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 86 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 77 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 69 (0.75%) SPSS
7 61 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 54 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
9 46 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
10 43 (0.47%) Chatbot
11 40 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (0.16%) InDesign
12 15 (0.16%) InVision
13 11 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 11 (0.12%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.043%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.043%) Camtasia
15 3 (0.032%) EngageOne
15 3 (0.032%) ImageReady
15 3 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 207 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
2 182 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 168 (1.82%) Magento
4 115 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
5 113 (1.22%) SAP Retail
6 101 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
7 85 (0.92%) NetSuite
8 77 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
8 77 (0.83%) SAP SD
9 70 (0.76%) SAP MM
10 49 (0.53%) SAP FI
11 45 (0.49%) SAP CO
11 45 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
12 43 (0.47%) SAP SCM
13 42 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
14 37 (0.40%) BusinessWare
15 32 (0.35%) SAP Business One
15 32 (0.35%) SAP CAR
16 31 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
17 28 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 695 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 598 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 373 (4.04%) SaaS
4 229 (2.48%) Office 365
5 126 (1.36%) GitHub
6 119 (1.29%) PaaS
7 114 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
8 100 (1.08%) IaaS
9 97 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 85 (0.92%) Google Analytics
11 84 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 56 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
13 42 (0.45%) Slack
14 35 (0.38%) G Suite
15 31 (0.34%) AdWords
16 26 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
17 25 (0.27%) Heroku
18 19 (0.21%) Amazon S3
18 19 (0.21%) npm
19 17 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.04%) Internet
2 183 (1.98%) DNS
3 160 (1.73%) Firewall
4 140 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 133 (1.44%) WAN
6 131 (1.42%) DHCP
7 130 (1.41%) LAN
8 129 (1.40%) Wireless
9 73 (0.79%) HTTP
10 72 (0.78%) VPN
11 62 (0.67%) ATM
12 59 (0.64%) Unified Communications
13 52 (0.56%) VoIP
14 45 (0.49%) Network Security
14 45 (0.49%) SAN
15 43 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
16 37 (0.40%) VLAN
17 36 (0.39%) RFID
18 32 (0.35%) Wireless Security
19 31 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,075 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 471 (5.10%) MySQL
3 362 (3.92%) Big Data
4 283 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 279 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 265 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 255 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
8 212 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 196 (2.12%) Hadoop
10 194 (2.10%) Relational Database
11 142 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 134 (1.45%) Power BI
13 133 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 101 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
15 94 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 88 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
17 82 (0.89%) QlikView
18 66 (0.71%) SAP HANA
19 65 (0.70%) Data Mining
20 63 (0.68%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 667 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 451 (4.88%) JIRA
3 329 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 325 (3.52%) Selenium
5 192 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 153 (1.66%) Subversion
7 151 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 139 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 125 (1.35%) JUnit
10 124 (1.34%) Maven
11 120 (1.30%) gulp
12 108 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 102 (1.10%) SoapUI
14 96 (1.04%) NUnit
15 88 (0.95%) webpack
16 83 (0.90%) Grunt
17 68 (0.74%) JMeter
18 64 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 64 (0.69%) Jasmine
19 63 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 2,424 (26.25%) Finance
2 835 (9.04%) Marketing
3 665 (7.20%) Manufacturing
4 646 (7.00%) Banking
5 389 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 334 (3.62%) Advertising
7 231 (2.50%) Automotive
8 203 (2.20%) Games
9 198 (2.14%) Publishing
10 185 (2.00%) Legal
11 128 (1.39%) Electronics
12 110 (1.19%) Back Office
13 106 (1.15%) Billing
14 80 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 75 (0.81%) Law
16 74 (0.80%) Investment Banking
17 71 (0.77%) Retail Banking
18 31 (0.34%) Front Office
19 30 (0.32%) Retail Finance
20 29 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2,487 (26.94%) Developer
2 1,292 (13.99%) Analyst
3 766 (8.30%) Consultant
4 707 (7.66%) Architect
5 576 (6.24%) Business Analyst
6 531 (5.75%) .NET Developer
7 520 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 432 (4.68%) C# Developer
9 419 (4.54%) Senior Developer
10 378 (4.09%) Java Developer
11 327 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 292 (3.16%) SAP Consultant
13 290 (3.14%) PHP Developer
14 282 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
15 267 (2.89%) Software Developer
16 257 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 233 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
18 215 (2.33%) IT Manager
19 214 (2.32%) Software Engineer
20 210 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,228 (13.30%) .NET
2 1,201 (13.01%) HTML
3 1,124 (12.17%) CSS
4 588 (6.37%) ASP.NET
5 577 (6.25%) jQuery
6 524 (5.68%) AngularJS
7 516 (5.59%) Web Services
8 423 (4.58%) HTML5
9 386 (4.18%) Node.js
10 375 (4.06%) REST
11 365 (3.95%) React
12 356 (3.86%) XML
13 338 (3.66%) Spring
14 301 (3.26%) RESTful
15 288 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 243 (2.63%) CSS3
17 226 (2.45%) JSON
18 210 (2.27%) .NET Framework
19 184 (1.99%) SOAP
20 183 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,013 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 556 (6.02%) User Experience
3 363 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 336 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
5 289 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 265 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 256 (2.77%) EPoS
8 228 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 222 (2.40%) FMCG
10 213 (2.31%) Data Centre
11 155 (1.68%) iPad
12 144 (1.56%) Algorithms
13 130 (1.41%) Fintech
14 96 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 81 (0.88%) Life Science
16 69 (0.75%) Social Media
17 67 (0.73%) Public Cloud
18 63 (0.68%) NHS
19 61 (0.66%) Clustering
20 60 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 745 (8.07%) Windows
2 647 (7.01%) Linux
3 326 (3.53%) Android
4 257 (2.78%) Unix
5 246 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 241 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 125 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 112 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 103 (1.12%) Windows 10
10 99 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 46 (0.50%) AIX
13 39 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 33 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
16 32 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 26 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.17%) CentOS
19 16 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,201 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2,074 (22.46%) E-Commerce
3 1,263 (13.68%) Scrum
4 943 (10.21%) Project Management
5 807 (8.74%) TDD
6 720 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 710 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 697 (7.55%) DevOps
9 694 (7.52%) MVC
10 682 (7.39%) Analytics
11 667 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
12 636 (6.89%) Test Automation
13 592 (6.41%) OO
14 565 (6.12%) SDLC
15 564 (6.11%) Web Development
16 528 (5.72%) CRM
17 511 (5.53%) ERP
18 505 (5.47%) Mentoring
19 492 (5.33%) BDD
20 490 (5.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,782 (19.30%) SQL
2 1,566 (16.96%) JavaScript
3 1,277 (13.83%) Java
4 1,267 (13.72%) C#
5 603 (6.53%) PHP
6 580 (6.28%) Python
7 344 (3.73%) C
8 315 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 231 (2.50%) Ruby
10 195 (2.11%) C++
11 181 (1.96%) Scala
12 128 (1.39%) R
13 126 (1.36%) PowerShell
14 103 (1.12%) ABAP
15 96 (1.04%) VB.NET
16 89 (0.96%) ES6
17 85 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 79 (0.86%) Groovy
19 77 (0.83%) Perl
20 76 (0.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 990 (10.72%) Degree
2 121 (1.31%) ISEB
3 116 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 101 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 83 (0.90%) CCNA
8 78 (0.84%) CISSP
9 76 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 74 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 60 (0.65%) CCNP
12 57 (0.62%) CISM
12 57 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 55 (0.60%) SC Cleared
14 54 (0.58%) ISTQB
15 53 (0.57%) PMP
16 43 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
17 40 (0.43%) CISA
18 37 (0.40%) APMP
19 36 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 579 (6.27%) QA
2 165 (1.79%) PMO
3 144 (1.56%) SLA
4 140 (1.52%) GDPR
5 134 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 109 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 82 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 40 (0.43%) COBIT
9 25 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.21%) PSD2
11 17 (0.18%) GCP
12 7 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.076%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.065%) NIST 800
14 5 (0.054%) GAAP
15 4 (0.043%) Actionable Recommendations
16 3 (0.032%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.032%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 313 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 223 (2.42%) Docker
3 182 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.30%) vSphere
6 20 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.22%) XenApp
7 16 (0.17%) Ceph
7 16 (0.17%) VMware NSX
8 14 (0.15%) HDFS
8 14 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.087%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.054%) Firmware
13 5 (0.054%) Squid
13 5 (0.054%) XenServer
14 4 (0.043%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 151 (1.64%) Puppet
2 140 (1.52%) Ansible
3 139 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 113 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 96 (1.04%) SCCM
6 69 (0.75%) Terraform
7 32 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (0.28%) AirWatch
9 25 (0.27%) SCOM
10 24 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 20 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
11 20 (0.22%) Mesos
12 17 (0.18%) Marathon
12 17 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
13 13 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (0.12%) Data Guard
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.12%) RSA enVision
15 10 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,459 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 869 (9.41%) SAP
3 567 (6.14%) Oracle
4 390 (4.22%) Google
5 327 (3.54%) VMware
6 245 (2.65%) hybris
7 194 (2.10%) Cisco
8 176 (1.91%) Tableau
9 154 (1.67%) Apple
10 138 (1.49%) IBM
11 126 (1.36%) Adobe
12 125 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
13 114 (1.23%) WorldPay
14 90 (0.97%) Twitter
15 86 (0.93%) HP
16 75 (0.81%) Dell
17 72 (0.78%) ATG
18 67 (0.73%) F5
18 67 (0.73%) Splunk
19 65 (0.70%) Zend