Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 49 49
Rank change year-on-year -55 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,726 5,633 7,227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.01% 4.86% 5.20%
As % of the General category 7.88% 12.08% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 4,548 5,570
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.27% +5.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +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 21,893 46,646 57,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.22% 40.24% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17,305 35,976 45,129
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -36 830 £64,750 -0.38% 176
North of England -23 315 £45,000 - 130
North West -5 227 £50,000 +11.11% 81
Midlands -32 206 £45,000 -5.26% 81
South East -100 179 £53,750 +7.50% 82
West Midlands -20 122 £45,000 -5.26% 38
South West -71 110 £42,500 -10.53% 33
East Midlands -25 84 £42,500 -10.53% 42
Yorkshire -39 78 £45,000 +12.50% 39
East of England -62 59 £43,750 -12.50% 39
North East +4 10 £45,000 - 10
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 642 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (28.39%) E-Commerce
3 396 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 356 (20.63%) Finance
5 327 (18.95%) SQL
6 312 (18.08%) AWS
7 259 (15.01%) Azure
8 232 (13.44%) DevOps
9 223 (12.92%) HTML
9 223 (12.92%) Python
10 222 (12.86%) Microsoft
11 213 (12.34%) React
12 208 (12.05%) Analytics
13 205 (11.88%) CSS
14 201 (11.65%) Java
15 199 (11.53%) C#
16 194 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
17 178 (10.31%) Scrum
18 163 (9.44%) SQL Server
19 154 (8.92%) Marketing
20 150 (8.69%) Degree
21 147 (8.52%) Google
22 144 (8.34%) Docker
22 144 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
23 141 (8.17%) Linux
24 140 (8.11%) Software Engineering
25 135 (7.82%) .NET
26 134 (7.76%) Git (software)
27 132 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
28 131 (7.59%) 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 52 (3.01%) Apache Spark
2 38 (2.20%) CMS
3 33 (1.91%) Apache
4 32 (1.85%) Confluence
5 26 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.75%) Tornado
10 11 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.64%) Apache Synapse
10 11 (0.64%) WordPress
11 9 (0.52%) nginx
12 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
14 5 (0.29%) Luigi
15 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.29%) Sketch
7 4 (0.23%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.23%) Figma
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) InVision
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.12%) UXPin
10 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.058%) InDesign
10 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (3.19%) Magento
2 53 (3.07%) Shopify
3 23 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
5 15 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
8 11 (0.64%) SAP Retail
9 8 (0.46%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.46%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.41%) SAP SD
11 6 (0.35%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.35%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.23%) Endur
13 4 (0.23%) Findur
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
13 4 (0.23%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 312 (18.08%) AWS
2 259 (15.01%) Azure
3 123 (7.13%) GCP
4 66 (3.82%) SaaS
5 42 (2.43%) Power Platform
6 41 (2.38%) Office 365
7 40 (2.32%) Serverless
8 39 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
10 32 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
10 32 (1.85%) Google Analytics
11 28 (1.62%) GitHub
12 24 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (1.33%) Azure Functions
13 23 (1.33%) Firebase
14 22 (1.27%) Cloud Functions
14 22 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
15 21 (1.22%) iPaaS
16 20 (1.16%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.95%) Firewall
2 29 (1.68%) Network Security
3 19 (1.10%) WAN
4 18 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (0.87%) Internet
6 14 (0.81%) Broadband
6 14 (0.81%) DNS
7 13 (0.75%) LAN
8 12 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.52%) Intranet
10 8 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.46%) Wireless
10 8 (0.46%) WLAN
11 7 (0.41%) SMS
12 6 (0.35%) DHCP
13 5 (0.29%) 5G
13 5 (0.29%) VPN
14 4 (0.23%) EIGRP
14 4 (0.23%) VLAN
14 4 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.03%) MySQL
3 85 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 64 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
6 59 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
8 49 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 43 (2.49%) Data Lake
10 39 (2.26%) Amazon Athena
11 38 (2.20%) Big Data
11 38 (2.20%) Power BI
11 38 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (2.09%) Hadoop
12 36 (2.09%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 32 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
15 30 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (1.62%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 134 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 93 (5.39%) JIRA
3 61 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.56%) Maven
5 26 (1.51%) Mocha
6 25 (1.45%) Selenium
7 23 (1.33%) Jasmine
8 21 (1.22%) webpack
9 20 (1.16%) IntelliJ
10 18 (1.04%) Visual Studio
11 16 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 14 (0.81%) Android Studio
13 14 (0.81%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.75%) Cypress.io
14 13 (0.75%) Grunt
14 13 (0.75%) PHPUnit
14 13 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 356 (20.63%) Finance
2 154 (8.92%) Marketing
3 97 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 90 (5.21%) Banking
5 87 (5.04%) Public Sector
6 58 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.90%) Automotive
8 40 (2.32%) Front Office
9 39 (2.26%) Legal
10 36 (2.09%) Games
11 33 (1.91%) Advertising
12 27 (1.56%) Law
13 24 (1.39%) Electronics
14 17 (0.98%) Back Office
15 14 (0.81%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.70%) Publishing
17 9 (0.52%) Police
18 8 (0.46%) French Language
19 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 514 (29.78%) Developer
2 185 (10.72%) Analyst
3 129 (7.47%) Architect
4 82 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 81 (4.69%) Senior Developer
6 76 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 75 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 72 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 71 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 69 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 66 (3.82%) React Developer
12 65 (3.77%) Software Engineer
13 56 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 54 (3.13%) Consultant
14 54 (3.13%) Data Engineer
15 53 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
16 44 (2.55%) JavaScript Engineer
17 39 (2.26%) .NET Developer
18 37 (2.14%) IT Manager
18 37 (2.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (12.92%) HTML
2 213 (12.34%) React
3 205 (11.88%) CSS
4 135 (7.82%) .NET
5 131 (7.59%) Node.js
6 90 (5.21%) HTML5
7 86 (4.98%) AngularJS
8 73 (4.23%) CSS3
9 72 (4.17%) Web Services
10 71 (4.11%) Spring
11 59 (3.42%) React Native
12 55 (3.19%) Spring Boot
13 53 (3.07%) ASP.NET
14 48 (2.78%) REST
15 46 (2.67%) .NET Core
16 43 (2.49%) Kafka
16 43 (2.49%) Middleware
17 41 (2.38%) Vue.js
18 40 (2.32%) JSON
18 40 (2.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.97%) User Experience
3 101 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 63 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (3.42%) Social Media
6 58 (3.36%) FMCG
7 53 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 49 (2.84%) Cloud Native
9 38 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 34 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.45%) iPad
13 21 (1.22%) Data Centre
14 20 (1.16%) Blog
14 20 (1.16%) EPoS
15 18 (1.04%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.64%) Derivative
16 11 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 141 (8.17%) Linux
2 115 (6.66%) Windows
3 47 (2.72%) Android
4 44 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 35 (2.03%) Unix
7 13 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.12%) MVS
13 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.058%) CentOS
14 1 (0.058%) Debian
14 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (28.39%) E-Commerce
3 232 (13.44%) DevOps
4 208 (12.05%) Analytics
5 194 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
6 178 (10.31%) Scrum
7 140 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 132 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (6.72%) MVC
10 114 (6.60%) Machine Learning
11 111 (6.43%) TDD
12 109 (6.32%) Microservices
13 107 (6.20%) BDD
14 103 (5.97%) Mentoring
15 101 (5.85%) Web Development
16 93 (5.39%) Project Management
17 89 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 84 (4.87%) OO
19 82 (4.75%) ERP
19 82 (4.75%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 396 (22.94%) JavaScript
2 327 (18.95%) SQL
3 223 (12.92%) Python
4 201 (11.65%) Java
5 199 (11.53%) C#
6 121 (7.01%) PHP
7 50 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 40 (2.32%) Bash Shell
9 34 (1.97%) Go
10 29 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 27 (1.56%) Ruby
12 26 (1.51%) C++
13 25 (1.45%) ES6
14 24 (1.39%) Perl
15 22 (1.27%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.10%) Kotlin
17 18 (1.04%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.04%) Scala
18 16 (0.93%) Java 8
18 16 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 150 (8.69%) Degree
2 47 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.45%) CISSP
3 25 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.10%) ISEB
6 12 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (0.58%) Postgraduate
9 9 (0.52%) CCNP
9 9 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.46%) CCNA
10 8 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.11%) QA
2 47 (2.72%) GDPR
3 30 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.74%) NIST
4 25 (1.45%) PMO
5 24 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.87%) SLA
8 10 (0.58%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.17%) EMIR
10 3 (0.17%) GxP
11 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.12%) SEPA
12 1 (0.058%) COBIT
12 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 144 (8.34%) Docker
2 47 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.41%) XenApp
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.29%) Firmware
6 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.29%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.17%) vSphere
9 2 (0.12%) Btrfs
9 2 (0.12%) Ceph
9 2 (0.12%) DRBD
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
9 2 (0.12%) Xen
10 1 (0.058%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 117 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 103 (5.97%) Terraform
3 41 (2.38%) Ansible
4 12 (0.70%) SCCM
5 8 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.41%) Puppet
7 6 (0.35%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.35%) Kibana
8 5 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.29%) Oozie
9 4 (0.23%) Clonezilla
9 4 (0.23%) Consul
9 4 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.23%) systemd
10 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.17%) Nessus
10 3 (0.17%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 222 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 147 (8.52%) Google
3 97 (5.62%) SAP
4 72 (4.17%) Oracle
5 42 (2.43%) Adobe
6 39 (2.26%) Databricks
7 36 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.91%) VMware
9 25 (1.45%) hybris
10 24 (1.39%) IBM
11 22 (1.27%) Cisco
12 20 (1.16%) Apple
12 20 (1.16%) Zend
13 19 (1.10%) MuleSoft
14 16 (0.93%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.70%) Citrix
15 12 (0.70%) JDA
16 11 (0.64%) OneTrust
17 10 (0.58%) Kenshoo
17 10 (0.58%) Marin