Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 53 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5,406 6,966 9,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.74% 4.99% 5.67%
As % of the General category 11.76% 12.08% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,082 4,995 7,191
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -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 45,953 57,654 71,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.29% 41.28% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35,212 44,325 55,759
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,927 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 2,551 £65,000 +8.33% 406
South East +14 839 £50,000 -4.76% 154
North of England +5 662 £44,000 +3.53% 299
Midlands -13 552 £47,500 - 196
North West +7 415 £45,000 +3.45% 176
East of England -6 388 £55,000 +0.46% 93
South West +45 380 £45,000 -10.00% 107
West Midlands -17 280 £46,250 -0.54% 93
East Midlands -7 269 £47,500 - 103
Yorkshire -11 219 £39,000 -2.50% 92
North East +10 28 £40,000 +3.23% 31
South Coast - 2 £67,500 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,948 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,347 (24.92%) E-Commerce
3 1,142 (21.12%) Finance
4 985 (18.22%) JavaScript
5 928 (17.17%) SQL
6 841 (15.56%) Azure
7 758 (14.02%) Microsoft
8 729 (13.49%) AWS
9 711 (13.15%) Java
10 660 (12.21%) C#
11 643 (11.89%) Scrum
12 620 (11.47%) Project Management
13 617 (11.41%) HTML
13 617 (11.41%) .NET
14 608 (11.25%) Degree
15 577 (10.67%) CSS
16 570 (10.54%) SQL Server
17 568 (10.51%) Windows
18 567 (10.49%) DevOps
19 554 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
20 548 (10.14%) Software Engineering
21 521 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
22 505 (9.34%) TDD
23 501 (9.27%) Python
24 481 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
25 439 (8.12%) Marketing
26 431 (7.97%) Analytics
27 427 (7.90%) Linux
28 388 (7.18%) Docker
29 379 (7.01%) Microservices

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
1 133 (2.46%) CMS
2 115 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 101 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 80 (1.48%) Confluence
5 65 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 64 (1.18%) Apache
7 43 (0.80%) IIS
8 40 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 40 (0.74%) WordPress
9 38 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.54%) JBoss
11 29 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 28 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 26 (0.48%) Apache Solr
15 22 (0.41%) nginx
16 21 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 151 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 147 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 57 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 53 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 48 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 31 (0.57%) Sketch
8 21 (0.39%) InVision
9 20 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 16 (0.30%) InDesign
12 14 (0.26%) Adobe XD
13 11 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
14 9 (0.17%) Chatbot
14 9 (0.17%) Zeplin
15 7 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
16 5 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
17 4 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
18 3 (0.055%) SPSS
19 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 134 (2.48%) Magento
2 87 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 49 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
5 45 (0.83%) Shopify
6 42 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
7 35 (0.65%) NetSuite
8 25 (0.46%) SAP Retail
9 20 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 20 (0.37%) SAP EHS
10 17 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
10 17 (0.31%) SAP MM
11 16 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
11 16 (0.30%) SAP CO
11 16 (0.30%) SAP FI
11 16 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (0.20%) SAP ERP
13 10 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 10 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 841 (15.56%) Azure
2 729 (13.49%) AWS
3 271 (5.01%) SaaS
4 234 (4.33%) Office 365
5 233 (4.31%) GCP
6 103 (1.91%) Power Platform
7 87 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
8 86 (1.59%) Serverless
9 82 (1.52%) IaaS
10 79 (1.46%) PaaS
11 58 (1.07%) Google Analytics
12 51 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 51 (0.94%) OpenShift
13 45 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 43 (0.80%) GitHub
15 42 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
16 33 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
17 32 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
18 30 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
19 26 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 216 (4.00%) Firewall
2 150 (2.77%) WAN
3 149 (2.76%) LAN
4 100 (1.85%) DNS
5 93 (1.72%) Internet
6 88 (1.63%) VPN
7 81 (1.50%) Wireless
8 70 (1.29%) DHCP
9 68 (1.26%) TCP/IP
10 58 (1.07%) Network Security
11 53 (0.98%) SAN
12 41 (0.76%) VoIP
13 37 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (0.59%) MPLS
16 26 (0.48%) SSL
17 24 (0.44%) HTTP
17 24 (0.44%) Unified Communications
18 23 (0.43%) DMZ
19 22 (0.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 235 (4.35%) MySQL
3 143 (2.65%) Big Data
4 142 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 137 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 136 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 114 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 112 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 110 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 109 (2.02%) MongoDB
11 102 (1.89%) Power BI
12 87 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 63 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 60 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 60 (1.11%) Redis
15 58 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 48 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
17 41 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
18 39 (0.72%) Neo4j
19 35 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 320 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 242 (4.48%) JIRA
3 215 (3.98%) Jenkins
4 106 (1.96%) Selenium
5 93 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 91 (1.68%) Maven
7 83 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 68 (1.26%) webpack
9 66 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 64 (1.18%) Gradle
10 64 (1.18%) JUnit
11 45 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 42 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 41 (0.76%) Vagrant
14 40 (0.74%) Ant
15 39 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 38 (0.70%) NUnit
17 36 (0.67%) Grunt
17 36 (0.67%) Subversion
18 32 (0.59%) Android Studio
General
1 1,142 (21.12%) Finance
2 439 (8.12%) Marketing
3 308 (5.70%) Banking
4 264 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 210 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 205 (3.79%) Public Sector
7 140 (2.59%) Automotive
7 140 (2.59%) Games
8 67 (1.24%) Law
8 67 (1.24%) Legal
9 64 (1.18%) Local Government
10 62 (1.15%) Advertising
11 44 (0.81%) Back Office
12 34 (0.63%) Police
13 27 (0.50%) Retail Finance
14 26 (0.48%) Electronics
15 25 (0.46%) Publishing
16 18 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.28%) Investment Banking
18 14 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,422 (26.30%) Developer
2 796 (14.72%) Analyst
3 427 (7.90%) Architect
4 332 (6.14%) Senior Developer
5 315 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 306 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 239 (4.42%) Java Developer
8 209 (3.87%) Consultant
9 194 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 187 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
11 176 (3.26%) .NET Developer
12 151 (2.79%) Junior
12 151 (2.79%) Software Engineer
13 148 (2.74%) C# Developer
14 144 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 131 (2.42%) PHP Developer
16 121 (2.24%) IT Manager
17 120 (2.22%) Support Analyst
18 118 (2.18%) E-Commerce Developer
19 116 (2.15%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (11.41%) .NET
1 617 (11.41%) HTML
2 577 (10.67%) CSS
3 355 (6.57%) AngularJS
4 336 (6.22%) React
5 322 (5.96%) Node.js
6 266 (4.92%) Web Services
7 259 (4.79%) HTML5
8 252 (4.66%) ASP.NET
9 240 (4.44%) jQuery
10 185 (3.42%) Spring
11 184 (3.40%) REST
12 183 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 163 (3.02%) CSS3
14 160 (2.96%) RESTful
15 154 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 153 (2.83%) XML
17 137 (2.53%) .NET Core
18 134 (2.48%) .NET Framework
19 119 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 521 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 357 (6.60%) User Experience
3 279 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
4 254 (4.70%) Mobile App
5 209 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 145 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 137 (2.53%) iPad
8 133 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 128 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 123 (2.28%) EPoS
11 119 (2.20%) Blog
12 91 (1.68%) Public Cloud
13 81 (1.50%) FMCG
14 79 (1.46%) Algorithms
15 62 (1.15%) NHS
15 62 (1.15%) Social Media
16 49 (0.91%) Driving Licence
17 41 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 36 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
19 34 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 568 (10.51%) Windows
2 427 (7.90%) Linux
3 233 (4.31%) Android
4 194 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 189 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 114 (2.11%) Unix
7 94 (1.74%) Windows 10
8 68 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 62 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 32 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.41%) CentOS
16 15 (0.28%) Windows Phone
17 14 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.24%) Debian
19 9 (0.17%) AIX
20 7 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,948 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,347 (24.92%) E-Commerce
3 643 (11.89%) Scrum
4 620 (11.47%) Project Management
5 567 (10.49%) DevOps
6 554 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
7 548 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 505 (9.34%) TDD
9 481 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 431 (7.97%) Analytics
11 379 (7.01%) Microservices
12 372 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
13 359 (6.64%) Project Delivery
14 357 (6.60%) Mentoring
15 343 (6.34%) MVC
16 342 (6.33%) Web Development
17 331 (6.12%) ITIL
18 329 (6.09%) ERP
19 306 (5.66%) Test Automation
20 301 (5.57%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 985 (18.22%) JavaScript
2 928 (17.17%) SQL
3 711 (13.15%) Java
4 660 (12.21%) C#
5 501 (9.27%) Python
6 283 (5.23%) PHP
7 139 (2.57%) C
7 139 (2.57%) PowerShell
8 125 (2.31%) C++
9 123 (2.28%) T-SQL
10 109 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 95 (1.76%) Scala
12 81 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 79 (1.46%) Kotlin
14 75 (1.39%) Apple Swift
15 74 (1.37%) ES6
16 72 (1.33%) Ruby
17 65 (1.20%) Java 8
17 65 (1.20%) R
18 53 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 608 (11.25%) Degree
2 160 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (1.61%) CISSP
4 86 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (1.11%) CCNP
7 59 (1.09%) CISM
8 56 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 53 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 42 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 40 (0.74%) MCSE
12 37 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 36 (0.67%) MCSA
14 34 (0.63%) SC Cleared
15 33 (0.61%) CCNA
16 32 (0.59%) PhD
17 30 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 28 (0.52%) PMP
19 27 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
20 24 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (5.05%) QA
2 136 (2.52%) SLA
3 116 (2.15%) GDPR
4 112 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 56 (1.04%) Data Quality
7 49 (0.91%) PMO
8 44 (0.81%) NIST
9 26 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.30%) COBIT
11 10 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.17%) SEPA
13 8 (0.15%) ISO 20022
13 8 (0.15%) NCSC
14 7 (0.13%) PSD2
15 4 (0.074%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.055%) Basel II
16 3 (0.055%) Basel III
16 3 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.055%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 388 (7.18%) Docker
2 270 (4.99%) Active Directory
3 160 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (0.80%) vSphere
7 34 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 26 (0.48%) XenApp
9 22 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.20%) HDFS
13 10 (0.18%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.13%) Varnish
16 5 (0.092%) NFS
16 5 (0.092%) Samba
17 4 (0.074%) KVM
18 3 (0.055%) Apache Flume
18 3 (0.055%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 252 (4.66%) Kubernetes
2 176 (3.26%) Ansible
3 169 (3.13%) Terraform
4 127 (2.35%) SCCM
5 73 (1.35%) Puppet
6 61 (1.13%) SCOM
7 56 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
9 48 (0.89%) WSUS
10 33 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 30 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
12 22 (0.41%) Grafana
13 21 (0.39%) Nagios
14 19 (0.35%) Mesos
15 17 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
15 17 (0.31%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
17 14 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
17 14 (0.26%) Packer
18 13 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 758 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 299 (5.53%) SAP
3 288 (5.33%) Google
4 264 (4.88%) Oracle
5 221 (4.09%) VMware
6 183 (3.39%) Cisco
7 172 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 144 (2.66%) Adobe
9 107 (1.98%) hybris
10 90 (1.66%) Tableau
11 84 (1.55%) IBM
12 76 (1.41%) HP
13 71 (1.31%) Citrix
14 61 (1.13%) Red Hat
15 60 (1.11%) Dell
16 57 (1.05%) Demandware
17 56 (1.04%) Apple
18 54 (1.00%) Xamarin
19 53 (0.98%) Meraki
19 53 (0.98%) ServiceNow