Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9,190 9,641 11,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.82% 5.82% 6.14%
As % of the General category 13.98% 13.35% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,930 7,511 9,218
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £83,750
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 65,758 72,196 81,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 43.59% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50,899 53,781 67,559
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -1 3,793 £60,000 - 424
North of England +7 1,501 £42,500 - 248
South East +12 1,388 £50,000 +5.26% 196
Midlands +2 1,095 £42,500 +1.19% 182
East of England +9 954 £50,000 - 62
North West -6 764 £43,500 +2.35% 147
Yorkshire +22 670 £42,500 -5.56% 88
West Midlands -1 597 £40,000 - 84
East Midlands +5 504 £42,500 -5.56% 97
South West 0 458 £45,000 - 70
North East +9 67 £20,500 -31.67% 13
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3,070 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2,662 (28.97%) Finance
3 1,878 (20.44%) SQL
4 1,687 (18.36%) E-Commerce
5 1,518 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 1,420 (15.45%) JavaScript
7 1,166 (12.69%) C#
8 1,165 (12.68%) Java
9 1,116 (12.14%) .NET
10 1,112 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
11 1,094 (11.90%) HTML
12 1,048 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
13 1,020 (11.10%) CSS
14 1,003 (10.91%) SQL Server
15 1,002 (10.90%) Degree
16 997 (10.85%) Scrum
17 968 (10.53%) Project Management
18 867 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
19 837 (9.11%) Marketing
20 823 (8.96%) TDD
21 794 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 778 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
23 770 (8.38%) Analytics
24 741 (8.06%) DevOps
25 733 (7.98%) Windows
26 700 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
27 691 (7.52%) Python
28 681 (7.41%) MVC
29 673 (7.32%) ITIL
30 670 (7.29%) 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
1 173 (1.88%) Apache Spark
2 163 (1.77%) CMS
3 121 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 119 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 116 (1.26%) Apache
6 115 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 110 (1.20%) Confluence
8 107 (1.16%) SAS
9 103 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 90 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (0.95%) IIS
12 75 (0.82%) JBoss
13 51 (0.55%) Drupal
14 41 (0.45%) WordPress
15 40 (0.44%) OpenStack
16 39 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 39 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 39 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 34 (0.37%) nginx
18 33 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 371 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 337 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 94 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 65 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 47 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 45 (0.49%) SPSS
8 44 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
9 39 (0.42%) Chatbot
10 31 (0.34%) InVision
11 27 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 27 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
12 24 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
13 14 (0.15%) InDesign
14 6 (0.065%) UXPin
15 4 (0.044%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.044%) UserZoom
16 2 (0.022%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
16 2 (0.022%) Stata
Business Applications
1 206 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 194 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 143 (1.56%) NetSuite
4 95 (1.03%) Magento
5 92 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 67 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
7 50 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
8 37 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
9 35 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
10 32 (0.35%) SAP Retail
11 30 (0.33%) SAP Business One
12 26 (0.28%) SAP CO
12 26 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 26 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
13 25 (0.27%) SAP SCM
14 24 (0.26%) SAP APO
15 23 (0.25%) SAP SD
16 20 (0.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
17 15 (0.16%) SAP QM
18 14 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 867 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 794 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (3.68%) SaaS
4 258 (2.81%) Office 365
5 193 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 133 (1.45%) PaaS
7 115 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 112 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 103 (1.12%) IaaS
10 81 (0.88%) GitHub
11 72 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 62 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
13 58 (0.63%) Serverless
14 49 (0.53%) G Suite
14 49 (0.53%) Slack
15 48 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 40 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 38 (0.41%) Amazon S3
18 25 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 24 (0.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 381 (4.15%) Firewall
2 274 (2.98%) LAN
3 269 (2.93%) WAN
4 251 (2.73%) Wireless
5 183 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 175 (1.90%) DNS
7 170 (1.85%) Internet
8 124 (1.35%) Network Security
9 115 (1.25%) DHCP
10 114 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
11 101 (1.10%) SAN
12 94 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
13 88 (0.96%) Unified Communications
14 87 (0.95%) VPN
15 80 (0.87%) VoIP
16 77 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 73 (0.79%) OSPF
18 69 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
19 62 (0.67%) MPLS
20 61 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,003 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 450 (4.90%) MySQL
3 410 (4.46%) Big Data
4 391 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 375 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 290 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 272 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 261 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 232 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 216 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 163 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 162 (1.76%) Power BI
13 137 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 129 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 96 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 94 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 77 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 75 (0.82%) Redis
19 72 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
20 70 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 670 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 398 (4.33%) JIRA
3 337 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 286 (3.11%) Selenium
5 168 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 116 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 116 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 111 (1.21%) TeamCity
8 105 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 105 (1.14%) Maven
9 99 (1.08%) SpecFlow
10 98 (1.07%) JUnit
11 90 (0.98%) Subversion
12 86 (0.94%) gulp
13 79 (0.86%) Grunt
14 75 (0.82%) WebDriver
15 72 (0.78%) SoapUI
16 69 (0.75%) JMeter
17 66 (0.72%) NUnit
18 63 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 2,662 (28.97%) Finance
2 837 (9.11%) Marketing
3 609 (6.63%) Manufacturing
4 466 (5.07%) Banking
5 460 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 337 (3.67%) Advertising
7 192 (2.09%) Games
8 159 (1.73%) Publishing
9 158 (1.72%) Back Office
10 143 (1.56%) Legal
11 128 (1.39%) Electronics
12 124 (1.35%) Automotive
13 119 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 101 (1.10%) Retail Banking
15 89 (0.97%) Billing
16 83 (0.90%) Law
17 61 (0.66%) Investment Banking
18 54 (0.59%) Financial Institution
19 47 (0.51%) Local Government
20 43 (0.47%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 2,101 (22.86%) Developer
2 1,557 (16.94%) Analyst
3 635 (6.91%) Architect
4 553 (6.02%) Business Analyst
5 522 (5.68%) Consultant
6 495 (5.39%) .NET Developer
7 476 (5.18%) Project Manager
8 426 (4.64%) Senior Developer
9 325 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 323 (3.51%) Java Developer
11 292 (3.18%) Software Developer
12 286 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
13 234 (2.55%) IT Manager
14 216 (2.35%) Support Analyst
15 214 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
16 209 (2.27%) Junior
17 203 (2.21%) PHP Developer
18 192 (2.09%) Administrator
18 192 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
19 181 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,116 (12.14%) .NET
2 1,094 (11.90%) HTML
3 1,020 (11.10%) CSS
4 575 (6.26%) AngularJS
5 522 (5.68%) ASP.NET
6 496 (5.40%) Web Services
7 432 (4.70%) jQuery
8 394 (4.29%) RESTful
9 385 (4.19%) REST
10 379 (4.12%) React
11 354 (3.85%) HTML5
12 327 (3.56%) Spring
13 320 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 318 (3.46%) Node.js
15 316 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 262 (2.85%) XML
17 247 (2.69%) .NET Framework
18 231 (2.51%) JSON
19 222 (2.42%) CSS3
20 175 (1.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1,048 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 542 (5.90%) User Experience
3 387 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 365 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
5 328 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 310 (3.37%) Data Centre
7 284 (3.09%) EPoS
8 263 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 255 (2.77%) Mobile App
10 243 (2.64%) FMCG
11 209 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 201 (2.19%) Fintech
13 143 (1.56%) NHS
14 110 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 110 (1.20%) Driving Licence
15 94 (1.02%) iPad
16 92 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 83 (0.90%) Social Media
18 63 (0.69%) Public Cloud
18 63 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 733 (7.98%) Windows
2 663 (7.21%) Linux
3 272 (2.96%) Unix
4 258 (2.81%) Windows Server
5 189 (2.06%) Android
6 150 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 113 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 100 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 99 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (0.83%) Windows 10
11 55 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (0.37%) Nucleus RTOS
14 30 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 26 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.21%) AIX
19 18 (0.20%) CentOS
20 17 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,070 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1,687 (18.36%) E-Commerce
3 1,112 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
4 997 (10.85%) Scrum
5 968 (10.53%) Project Management
6 823 (8.96%) TDD
7 778 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 770 (8.38%) Analytics
9 741 (8.06%) DevOps
10 700 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
11 681 (7.41%) MVC
12 673 (7.32%) ITIL
13 649 (7.06%) Test Automation
14 567 (6.17%) ERP
15 559 (6.08%) Software Engineering
16 525 (5.71%) Mentoring
17 521 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
18 516 (5.61%) Microservices
19 515 (5.60%) SDLC
20 496 (5.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,878 (20.44%) SQL
2 1,420 (15.45%) JavaScript
3 1,166 (12.69%) C#
4 1,165 (12.68%) Java
5 691 (7.52%) Python
6 527 (5.73%) PHP
7 243 (2.64%) T-SQL
8 235 (2.56%) C
9 213 (2.32%) Ruby
10 188 (2.05%) Java 8
11 186 (2.02%) Scala
12 146 (1.59%) R
13 145 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 135 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 122 (1.33%) C++
16 106 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 92 (1.00%) Go
18 91 (0.99%) ES6
19 87 (0.95%) PL/SQL
20 84 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,002 (10.90%) Degree
2 293 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
3 210 (2.29%) CCNA
4 197 (2.14%) CISSP
5 173 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 162 (1.76%) CCNP
7 128 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 104 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 98 (1.07%) MCSE
10 93 (1.01%) CISM
11 86 (0.94%) CCIE
12 84 (0.91%) SSCP
13 82 (0.89%) ISEB
14 78 (0.85%) SANS
15 70 (0.76%) CSSLP
16 62 (0.67%) CISA
17 60 (0.65%) GIAC
18 58 (0.63%) PMI Certification
19 56 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 53 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 533 (5.80%) QA
2 291 (3.17%) SLA
3 179 (1.95%) GDPR
4 168 (1.83%) PMO
5 124 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 99 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 80 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 55 (0.60%) COBIT
9 47 (0.51%) GCP
10 17 (0.18%) PSD2
11 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 15 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 13 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
15 7 (0.076%) NIST 800
16 6 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 6 (0.065%) GxP
16 6 (0.065%) ISO 22301
16 6 (0.065%) SEPA
System Software
1 374 (4.07%) Docker
2 346 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 241 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.51%) HDFS
6 42 (0.46%) vSphere
7 35 (0.38%) XenApp
8 23 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.23%) Firmware
11 19 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
16 11 (0.12%) XenServer
17 10 (0.11%) KVM
18 9 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 9 (0.098%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 204 (2.22%) Puppet
2 198 (2.15%) Ansible
3 197 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 158 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (1.56%) Terraform
6 131 (1.43%) SCCM
7 40 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
8 36 (0.39%) SCOM
9 33 (0.36%) Marathon
10 32 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
11 30 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
12 27 (0.29%) AirWatch
13 26 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 23 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
15 20 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
16 19 (0.21%) Cacti
17 16 (0.17%) FortiGate
17 16 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (0.17%) Stealthwatch
18 15 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,518 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 636 (6.92%) SAP
3 600 (6.53%) Oracle
4 446 (4.85%) Google
5 435 (4.73%) Cisco
6 429 (4.67%) VMware
7 182 (1.98%) Tableau
8 170 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 148 (1.61%) HP
10 147 (1.60%) hybris
11 142 (1.55%) IBM
12 136 (1.48%) Adobe
13 135 (1.47%) CheckPoint
14 117 (1.27%) Red Hat
15 115 (1.25%) F5
16 108 (1.18%) Dell
17 105 (1.14%) Splunk
18 103 (1.12%) Sage
19 101 (1.10%) NetApp
20 94 (1.02%) SolarWinds