Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -39 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2,263 7,096 9,355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.78% 5.38% 5.86%
As % of the General category 9.51% 13.40% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,860 5,447 7,301
Median annual salary £56,514 £54,068 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.52% +8.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -4.76%

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 23,789 52,954 69,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.71% 40.13% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18,491 40,219 53,296
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £99,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 -32 1,075 £65,759 +5.21% 119
North of England -19 362 £45,000 - 90
South East -35 315 £50,000 - 53
North West -18 226 £52,500 +10.53% 63
Midlands -40 196 £45,000 - 68
South West -7 168 £45,000 -12.08% 28
East of England -30 131 £50,000 -4.76% 31
Yorkshire +1 125 £38,000 -10.59% 24
West Midlands -43 98 £47,500 +11.76% 33
East Midlands -12 97 £45,000 - 35
North East +23 11 £48,000 +10.98% 3
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 784 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (25.19%) E-Commerce
3 507 (22.40%) JavaScript
4 492 (21.74%) Finance
5 390 (17.23%) SQL
6 368 (16.26%) Azure
7 331 (14.63%) Java
8 299 (13.21%) HTML
9 293 (12.95%) DevOps
10 289 (12.77%) AWS
10 289 (12.77%) Microsoft
11 282 (12.46%) C#
12 273 (12.06%) CSS
13 262 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
14 258 (11.40%) Scrum
15 257 (11.36%) .NET
16 227 (10.03%) Software Engineering
17 224 (9.90%) Degree
18 223 (9.85%) Python
19 219 (9.68%) SQL Server
20 214 (9.46%) Linux
21 203 (8.97%) Analytics
22 200 (8.84%) PHP
23 197 (8.71%) Windows
24 193 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
25 191 (8.44%) User Experience
26 185 (8.17%) Docker
27 179 (7.91%) Microservices
28 177 (7.82%) Node.js
29 175 (7.73%) MVC

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 52 (2.30%) Apache
1 52 (2.30%) Confluence
2 46 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 42 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (1.72%) CMS
5 34 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 22 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.80%) nginx
8 15 (0.66%) IIS
9 11 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.44%) Jupyter
10 10 (0.44%) SAS
10 10 (0.44%) WordPress
11 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.31%) Tornado
13 6 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
14 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (1.10%) Sketch
5 24 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.62%) InVision
8 10 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.31%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.31%) S-PLUS
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.27%) Zeplin
11 5 (0.22%) InDesign
12 4 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.13%) Revit
13 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (2.92%) Magento
2 23 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.66%) Shopify
4 14 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
5 13 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.44%) R3 Corda
7 9 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 9 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
8 8 (0.35%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.31%) SAP Retail
9 7 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.31%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.27%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.18%) assyst
11 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 3 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 368 (16.26%) Azure
2 289 (12.77%) AWS
3 147 (6.50%) SaaS
4 104 (4.60%) GCP
5 102 (4.51%) Office 365
6 64 (2.83%) Power Platform
7 61 (2.70%) Serverless
8 31 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (1.33%) PaaS
10 27 (1.19%) IaaS
11 26 (1.15%) GitHub
12 25 (1.10%) Google Analytics
13 24 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
14 23 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (0.93%) OpenShift
16 17 (0.75%) iPaaS
16 17 (0.75%) PowerApps
17 14 (0.62%) Sauce Labs
18 13 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.00%) Firewall
2 51 (2.25%) WAN
3 43 (1.90%) LAN
4 35 (1.55%) Internet
5 30 (1.33%) VPN
6 29 (1.28%) DNS
6 29 (1.28%) Network Security
6 29 (1.28%) Wireless
7 18 (0.80%) DHCP
7 18 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (0.75%) Skype
9 14 (0.62%) SAN
9 14 (0.62%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.53%) VoIP
11 9 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.40%) FTP
11 9 (0.40%) HTTP
12 8 (0.35%) Broadband
12 8 (0.35%) Intranet
12 8 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 152 (6.72%) MySQL
3 74 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 65 (2.87%) NoSQL
5 64 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (2.70%) Big Data
7 59 (2.61%) Power BI
8 55 (2.43%) Hadoop
9 42 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.59%) Relational Database
12 28 (1.24%) Redis
13 25 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 24 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.02%) Blockchain
16 20 (0.88%) BigQuery
17 19 (0.84%) Neo4j
18 14 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 168 (7.42%) Git (software)
2 123 (5.44%) JIRA
3 65 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 44 (1.94%) Selenium
5 40 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 39 (1.72%) webpack
7 35 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (1.41%) Maven
9 25 (1.10%) Mocha
10 24 (1.06%) Bitbucket
10 24 (1.06%) SoapUI
11 23 (1.02%) JUnit
12 22 (0.97%) Jasmine
13 18 (0.80%) PHPUnit
13 18 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 17 (0.75%) Grunt
15 16 (0.71%) Android Studio
15 16 (0.71%) Gradle
16 15 (0.66%) Vagrant
17 14 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 492 (21.74%) Finance
2 175 (7.73%) Banking
3 153 (6.76%) Marketing
4 105 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 67 (2.96%) Games
5 67 (2.96%) Public Sector
6 65 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.08%) Local Government
8 31 (1.37%) Automotive
9 27 (1.19%) Legal
10 26 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.10%) Law
12 23 (1.02%) Advertising
12 23 (1.02%) Back Office
13 19 (0.84%) Police
14 18 (0.80%) Publishing
15 16 (0.71%) German Language
15 16 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.66%) Digital Economy
17 14 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 682 (30.14%) Developer
2 215 (9.50%) Analyst
3 179 (7.91%) Architect
4 114 (5.04%) Senior Developer
5 100 (4.42%) Project Manager
6 99 (4.37%) PHP Developer
7 90 (3.98%) Java Developer
8 85 (3.76%) Consultant
9 81 (3.58%) Business Analyst
9 81 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
10 76 (3.36%) .NET Developer
11 74 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
12 70 (3.09%) Junior
13 69 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
14 67 (2.96%) Software Developer
15 64 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 61 (2.70%) Software Engineer
17 59 (2.61%) Web Developer
18 52 (2.30%) IT Manager
19 49 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (13.21%) HTML
2 273 (12.06%) CSS
3 257 (11.36%) .NET
4 177 (7.82%) Node.js
5 167 (7.38%) React
6 126 (5.57%) AngularJS
7 118 (5.21%) ASP.NET
8 102 (4.51%) Web Services
9 100 (4.42%) jQuery
10 90 (3.98%) REST
11 74 (3.27%) Vue.js
12 72 (3.18%) HTML5
13 69 (3.05%) RESTful
14 59 (2.61%) Spring
15 58 (2.56%) XML
16 57 (2.52%) Laravel
17 56 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 55 (2.43%) JSON
18 55 (2.43%) LAMP
19 51 (2.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 193 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (8.44%) User Experience
3 128 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 89 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 83 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 68 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 52 (2.30%) EPoS
8 44 (1.94%) FMCG
9 43 (1.90%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 31 (1.37%) Blog
12 30 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.24%) Public Cloud
14 26 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 24 (1.06%) Driving Licence
16 24 (1.06%) Mainframe
17 23 (1.02%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.84%) Client/Server
19 17 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 214 (9.46%) Linux
2 197 (8.71%) Windows
3 86 (3.80%) Android
4 70 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 39 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 38 (1.68%) Unix
8 19 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
10 12 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.35%) Solaris
12 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.31%) AIX
13 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.27%) Debian
14 6 (0.27%) HPUX
15 5 (0.22%) CentOS
16 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (25.19%) E-Commerce
3 293 (12.95%) DevOps
4 262 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
5 258 (11.40%) Scrum
6 227 (10.03%) Software Engineering
7 203 (8.97%) Analytics
8 179 (7.91%) Microservices
9 175 (7.73%) MVC
10 174 (7.69%) Project Management
11 170 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 166 (7.34%) Mentoring
13 165 (7.29%) TDD
14 161 (7.11%) Web Development
15 138 (6.10%) Test Automation
16 122 (5.39%) Project Delivery
17 121 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
18 117 (5.17%) Coaching
19 116 (5.13%) ITIL
20 115 (5.08%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 507 (22.40%) JavaScript
2 390 (17.23%) SQL
3 331 (14.63%) Java
4 282 (12.46%) C#
5 223 (9.85%) Python
6 200 (8.84%) PHP
7 72 (3.18%) C
8 71 (3.14%) TypeScript
9 55 (2.43%) C++
9 55 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 42 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 40 (1.77%) Kotlin
12 36 (1.59%) Ruby
12 36 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 35 (1.55%) Go
14 31 (1.37%) Apple Swift
15 30 (1.33%) Scala
16 26 (1.15%) Java 8
17 24 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 224 (9.90%) Degree
2 46 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.46%) ISEB
5 30 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.88%) MCSE
10 19 (0.84%) CCNA
11 15 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.57%) CISSP
13 12 (0.53%) CCNP
13 12 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
13 12 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (0.49%) MCSA
15 10 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
16 9 (0.40%) MBA
16 9 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.05%) QA
2 44 (1.94%) SLA
3 37 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (1.55%) GDPR
6 18 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.80%) PMO
7 16 (0.71%) NIST
8 11 (0.49%) COBIT
8 11 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.044%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.044%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 185 (8.17%) Docker
2 92 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.62%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.53%) vSphere
8 5 (0.22%) HDFS
8 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.18%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) NDS
10 3 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.088%) Varnish
12 1 (0.044%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.044%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 151 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 110 (4.86%) Terraform
3 68 (3.00%) Ansible
4 31 (1.37%) SCCM
5 18 (0.80%) SCOM
6 15 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (0.66%) Puppet
7 13 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.57%) WSUS
8 9 (0.40%) Istio
9 8 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.22%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.18%) Packer
12 4 (0.18%) SCSM
13 3 (0.13%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.13%) Grafana
13 3 (0.13%) QRadar
13 3 (0.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 289 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 123 (5.44%) Oracle
3 120 (5.30%) Google
4 88 (3.89%) SAP
5 77 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
6 74 (3.27%) Capita
7 69 (3.05%) VMware
8 63 (2.78%) Cisco
9 56 (2.47%) Adobe
10 37 (1.63%) hybris
11 30 (1.33%) HP
12 29 (1.28%) IBM
13 27 (1.19%) Meraki
13 27 (1.19%) Zend
14 23 (1.02%) Tableau
15 22 (0.97%) Apple
16 19 (0.84%) Splunk
17 17 (0.75%) Red Hat
18 16 (0.71%) Cognizant
18 16 (0.71%) Databricks