Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 60 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -26
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8,983 4,603 2,989
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.92% 4.81% 4.11%
As % of the General category 8.96% 8.58% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,930 2,502 2,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,425 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.35% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +2.80%

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 100,290 53,666 39,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 66.08% 56.12% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48,102 35,348 31,259
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,856 £41,349 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in England

Retail
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in England.

Salary trend for Retail in England

Retail
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +12 5,287 £67,500 -3.57% 323
North of England +3 1,270 £50,000 - 231
South East +20 1,036 £50,000 - 143
North West -14 680 £50,000 - 117
Midlands -21 597 £50,000 +1.01% 157
Yorkshire +36 529 £47,500 +9.95% 95
South West +23 422 £45,000 - 60
West Midlands 0 378 £52,500 +8.81% 91
East of England -54 226 £47,500 -11.63% 64
East Midlands -21 215 £50,000 - 66
North East +20 61 £42,500 - 19
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 3,925 (43.69%) Agile
2 2,669 (29.71%) Social Skills
3 2,654 (29.54%) Finance
4 1,706 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 1,682 (18.72%) AWS
6 1,654 (18.41%) E-Commerce
7 1,529 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
8 1,498 (16.68%) SQL
9 1,467 (16.33%) Python
10 1,444 (16.07%) DevOps
11 1,411 (15.71%) Software Engineering
12 1,396 (15.54%) Analytics
13 1,356 (15.10%) CI/CD
14 1,268 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
14 1,268 (14.12%) React
15 1,253 (13.95%) Azure
16 1,246 (13.87%) Degree
17 1,215 (13.53%) Java
18 1,207 (13.44%) Mentoring
19 1,205 (13.41%) Kubernetes
20 1,201 (13.37%) Marketing
21 1,169 (13.01%) Docker
22 1,102 (12.27%) Scrum
23 1,082 (12.04%) Banking
24 1,052 (11.71%) User Experience
25 1,018 (11.33%) Microsoft
26 886 (9.86%) Git (software)
27 858 (9.55%) Microservices
28 841 (9.36%) Test Automation
29 838 (9.33%) Node.js

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
1 218 (2.43%) Confluence
2 164 (1.83%) CMS
3 123 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 119 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 101 (1.12%) SAS
6 79 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
7 59 (0.66%) Headless CMS
8 57 (0.63%) Apache
9 38 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 29 (0.32%) IBM Domino
11 28 (0.31%) Gunicorn
11 28 (0.31%) Jupyter
12 27 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 26 (0.29%) IIS
14 22 (0.24%) WordPress
15 21 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
16 20 (0.22%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.17%) Commerce Server
18 14 (0.16%) Apache Solr
19 11 (0.12%) Mule
Applications
1 338 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 226 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 184 (2.05%) Sketch
4 98 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 69 (0.77%) InVision
6 67 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 67 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 57 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
8 52 (0.58%) Photoshop
9 46 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 30 (0.33%) Adobe XD
11 19 (0.21%) Marvel
12 16 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
14 10 (0.11%) Stata
15 9 (0.10%) Campfire
15 9 (0.10%) Zeplin
16 7 (0.078%) Chatbot
16 7 (0.078%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 87 (0.97%) Magento
2 79 (0.88%) Shopify
3 46 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 45 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 32 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 28 (0.31%) SAP Retail
7 27 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 25 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 22 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 22 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
10 19 (0.21%) Social Studio
11 16 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (0.17%) SAP MDG
13 14 (0.16%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
14 13 (0.14%) SAP CO
14 13 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
15 12 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
16 10 (0.11%) SAP APO
16 10 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1,682 (18.72%) AWS
2 1,253 (13.95%) Azure
3 787 (8.76%) GCP
4 569 (6.33%) SaaS
5 402 (4.48%) Power Platform
6 370 (4.12%) GitHub
7 332 (3.70%) Serverless
8 271 (3.02%) Microsoft 365
9 253 (2.82%) Figma
10 221 (2.46%) Snowflake
11 219 (2.44%) dbt
12 208 (2.32%) Azure DevOps
13 192 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
14 191 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
15 164 (1.83%) Google Analytics
16 157 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
17 147 (1.64%) Slack
18 143 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
19 127 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
20 113 (1.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (2.35%) Firewall
2 165 (1.84%) Internet
3 159 (1.77%) HTTP
4 120 (1.34%) Network Security
5 94 (1.05%) Skype
6 88 (0.98%) DNS
7 77 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 70 (0.78%) WAN
9 65 (0.72%) DHCP
10 61 (0.68%) Wireless
11 57 (0.63%) VPN
12 49 (0.55%) LAN
13 44 (0.49%) Broadband
13 44 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (0.38%) SSH
15 31 (0.35%) Intranet
16 30 (0.33%) SAN
17 29 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
18 28 (0.31%) FTP
19 22 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (5.57%) MySQL
2 490 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 452 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 419 (4.66%) SQL Server
5 402 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 377 (4.20%) Power BI
7 373 (4.15%) Big Data
8 300 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
9 284 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 274 (3.05%) Tableau
11 258 (2.87%) BigQuery
12 252 (2.81%) Redis
13 193 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
14 156 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
15 134 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
16 133 (1.48%) Data Lake
17 118 (1.31%) DynamoDB
18 117 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
19 101 (1.12%) Looker
19 101 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 886 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 690 (7.68%) Jenkins
3 536 (5.97%) JIRA
4 254 (2.83%) GitLab
5 206 (2.29%) Cypress.io
6 171 (1.90%) Selenium
7 164 (1.83%) Bitbucket
8 157 (1.75%) Maven
9 152 (1.69%) CircleCI
10 126 (1.40%) webpack
11 106 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 92 (1.02%) Postman
13 69 (0.77%) JMeter
14 68 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
15 65 (0.72%) JUnit
16 62 (0.69%) Babel
17 60 (0.67%) SonarQube
18 59 (0.66%) Visual Studio
19 48 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 41 (0.46%) Gradle
General
1 2,669 (29.71%) Social Skills
2 2,654 (29.54%) Finance
3 1,268 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1,201 (13.37%) Marketing
5 1,082 (12.04%) Banking
6 638 (7.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 459 (5.11%) Legal
8 456 (5.08%) Games
9 373 (4.15%) Public Sector
10 338 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
11 275 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
12 258 (2.87%) Organisational Skills
13 239 (2.66%) Automotive
14 220 (2.45%) Manufacturing
15 213 (2.37%) Law
16 193 (2.15%) Telecoms
17 136 (1.51%) Publishing
18 115 (1.28%) Back Office
19 111 (1.24%) Retail Finance
20 109 (1.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,349 (15.02%) Developer
2 1,110 (12.36%) Analyst
3 701 (7.80%) Software Engineer
4 470 (5.23%) Graduate
5 449 (5.00%) Architect
6 381 (4.24%) Business Analyst
7 378 (4.21%) Senior Developer
8 375 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 345 (3.84%) Consultant
10 337 (3.75%) Product Manager
11 289 (3.22%) Senior Manager
12 279 (3.11%) Designer
13 270 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
14 234 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
15 210 (2.34%) .NET Developer
15 210 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
16 192 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
17 186 (2.07%) Full Stack Developer
18 181 (2.01%) Data Engineer
19 176 (1.96%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,268 (14.12%) React
2 838 (9.33%) Node.js
3 803 (8.94%) CSS
4 799 (8.89%) HTML
5 638 (7.10%) .NET
6 488 (5.43%) REST
7 439 (4.89%) RESTful
8 415 (4.62%) Kafka
9 352 (3.92%) Spring
10 336 (3.74%) Web Services
11 299 (3.33%) Spring Boot
12 290 (3.23%) GraphQL
13 269 (2.99%) HTML5
14 258 (2.87%) AngularJS
15 231 (2.57%) Redux
16 212 (2.36%) Jest
17 210 (2.34%) .NET Core
18 189 (2.10%) Sass
19 180 (2.00%) React Native
20 176 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1,052 (11.71%) User Experience
2 460 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 352 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 344 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 338 (3.76%) Cloud Native
6 276 (3.07%) FMCG
7 216 (2.40%) Driving Licence
8 181 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
9 176 (1.96%) Blog
10 159 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 140 (1.56%) IoT
12 130 (1.45%) Hackathon
13 129 (1.44%) Social Media
14 125 (1.39%) Public Cloud
15 121 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
16 114 (1.27%) Virtual Team
17 109 (1.21%) Sports Betting
18 93 (1.04%) Legacy Systems
19 84 (0.94%) Data Structures
20 75 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 478 (5.32%) Linux
2 447 (4.98%) Windows
3 363 (4.04%) Android
4 275 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 109 (1.21%) Unix
6 84 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 77 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 49 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 28 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
11 19 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.16%) VMS
14 12 (0.13%) AIX
14 12 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.13%) zOS
15 10 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.045%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,925 (43.69%) Agile
2 1,654 (18.41%) E-Commerce
3 1,529 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 1,444 (16.07%) DevOps
5 1,411 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 1,396 (15.54%) Analytics
7 1,356 (15.10%) CI/CD
8 1,207 (13.44%) Mentoring
9 1,102 (12.27%) Scrum
10 858 (9.55%) Microservices
11 841 (9.36%) Test Automation
12 819 (9.12%) Project Management
13 810 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 775 (8.63%) Coaching
15 755 (8.40%) Data Science
16 738 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
17 623 (6.94%) Full Stack Development
18 585 (6.51%) TDD
19 580 (6.46%) UX Design
20 517 (5.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,706 (18.99%) JavaScript
2 1,498 (16.68%) SQL
3 1,467 (16.33%) Python
4 1,215 (13.53%) Java
5 698 (7.77%) TypeScript
6 677 (7.54%) C#
7 372 (4.14%) Bash
8 322 (3.58%) Go
9 306 (3.41%) PHP
10 286 (3.18%) Ruby
11 270 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 230 (2.56%) R
13 216 (2.40%) Groovy
14 213 (2.37%) Kotlin
15 193 (2.15%) C
16 165 (1.84%) C++
17 143 (1.59%) ES6
18 122 (1.36%) T-SQL
19 117 (1.30%) Scala
20 75 (0.83%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,246 (13.87%) Degree
2 216 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 191 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.19%) CISSP
5 106 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 106 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 81 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 71 (0.79%) CISM
8 70 (0.78%) DBS Check
9 68 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 67 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (0.63%) ISEB
12 55 (0.61%) PhD
13 52 (0.58%) CISA
14 49 (0.55%) PMP
15 45 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
16 29 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 27 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (0.28%) ISACA
19 23 (0.26%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 696 (7.75%) QA
2 146 (1.63%) GDPR
3 129 (1.44%) PMO
4 123 (1.37%) Accessibility
5 111 (1.24%) SLA
6 93 (1.04%) GRC
7 88 (0.98%) Data Quality
8 65 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 44 (0.49%) NIST
10 40 (0.45%) PCI DSS
11 28 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 26 (0.29%) COBIT
12 26 (0.29%) WCAG
13 14 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.12%) PSD2
15 7 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 7 (0.078%) NIST 800
15 7 (0.078%) P3O
15 7 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.067%) GMP
System Software
1 1,169 (13.01%) Docker
2 224 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 110 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 71 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.26%) vSphere
6 14 (0.16%) Firmware
7 13 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.10%) Snort
10 8 (0.089%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.078%) XenApp
12 6 (0.067%) NFS
12 6 (0.067%) Postfix
13 5 (0.056%) GPFS
14 4 (0.045%) Varnish
14 4 (0.045%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.045%) zsh
15 3 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1,205 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 730 (8.13%) Terraform
3 487 (5.42%) Ansible
4 202 (2.25%) Puppet
5 177 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
7 100 (1.11%) Grafana
8 86 (0.96%) Prometheus
9 65 (0.72%) Istio
10 44 (0.49%) SCCM
11 42 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 38 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
13 26 (0.29%) Kibana
14 22 (0.24%) CASB
15 18 (0.20%) SCOM
16 16 (0.18%) vCenter Server
17 15 (0.17%) Marathon
18 13 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
19 12 (0.13%) Pingdom
20 11 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1,018 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 653 (7.27%) Google
3 364 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
4 303 (3.37%) SAP
5 272 (3.03%) Oracle
6 203 (2.26%) Adobe
7 147 (1.64%) IBM
8 113 (1.26%) Facebook
9 107 (1.19%) Apple
10 101 (1.12%) VMware
11 86 (0.96%) WorldPay
12 84 (0.94%) Databricks
13 83 (0.92%) Splunk
14 82 (0.91%) Cisco
15 73 (0.81%) AppDynamics
15 73 (0.81%) ServiceNow
16 62 (0.69%) Spotify
17 57 (0.63%) Optimizely
18 53 (0.59%) Red Hat
18 53 (0.59%) Teradata