Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 45 44
Rank change year-on-year -62 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,314 6,560 8,522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.92% 5.19% 5.55%
As % of the General category 7.71% 13.04% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,136 5,105 6,825
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.42% +2.29% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,400 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% -1.96%

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 17,052 50,304 66,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.92% 39.78% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13,683 38,316 51,148
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +3.81%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -51 628 £65,000 +4.00% 155
North of England -35 234 £45,000 - 130
North West -17 171 £50,000 +11.11% 81
South East -81 151 £50,000 - 76
Midlands -50 132 £47,500 - 94
South West -26 121 £42,500 -15.00% 40
West Midlands -45 71 £47,500 +1.06% 55
East Midlands -26 61 £47,500 - 39
Yorkshire -27 56 £43,000 +7.50% 39
East of England -63 30 £47,500 - 32
North East +17 7 £38,750 -29.55% 10
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 438 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (25.57%) E-Commerce
3 304 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 292 (22.22%) Finance
5 246 (18.72%) SQL
6 173 (13.17%) Azure
7 169 (12.86%) AWS
7 169 (12.86%) DevOps
8 167 (12.71%) Java
9 163 (12.40%) HTML
10 154 (11.72%) Microsoft
11 153 (11.64%) Python
12 143 (10.88%) CSS
12 143 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
13 141 (10.73%) C#
14 137 (10.43%) React
15 127 (9.67%) Scrum
16 126 (9.59%) .NET
17 123 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
18 120 (9.13%) Analytics
19 116 (8.83%) Node.js
20 114 (8.68%) Degree
20 114 (8.68%) Linux
21 112 (8.52%) Marketing
22 109 (8.30%) SQL Server
23 108 (8.22%) PHP
24 105 (7.99%) Git (software)
25 103 (7.84%) Software Engineering
26 102 (7.76%) Banking
27 100 (7.61%) Business Intelligence

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 29 (2.21%) Apache
2 26 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.45%) CMS
4 19 (1.45%) Confluence
5 15 (1.14%) nginx
5 15 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.46%) SAS
8 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.38%) Tornado
9 5 (0.38%) WordPress
10 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.30%) Luigi
10 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 38 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.46%) Sketch
7 5 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.30%) InVision
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.15%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.076%) Figma
11 1 (0.076%) InDesign
11 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (3.81%) Magento
2 25 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.29%) Shopify
4 13 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
5 12 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.91%) SAP Retail
6 11 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
7 10 (0.76%) R3 Corda
7 10 (0.76%) SAP Business One
7 10 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.46%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.38%) Social Studio
11 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.30%) Endur
11 4 (0.30%) Findur
11 4 (0.30%) SAP CAR
12 3 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 173 (13.17%) Azure
2 169 (12.86%) AWS
3 74 (5.63%) GCP
4 68 (5.18%) SaaS
5 44 (3.35%) Office 365
6 42 (3.20%) Serverless
7 36 (2.74%) Power Platform
8 34 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (2.51%) GitHub
10 31 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
11 26 (1.98%) Sauce Labs
12 18 (1.37%) Google Analytics
13 17 (1.29%) Firebase
13 17 (1.29%) IaaS
14 16 (1.22%) PowerApps
15 14 (1.07%) iPaaS
16 13 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (0.91%) Azure Functions
18 11 (0.84%) Amazon GuardDuty
18 11 (0.84%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.97%) Firewall
2 18 (1.37%) Internet
2 18 (1.37%) Network Security
3 11 (0.84%) Skype
4 10 (0.76%) Wireless
5 9 (0.68%) DNS
5 9 (0.68%) LAN
6 7 (0.53%) 5G
6 7 (0.53%) WAN
7 6 (0.46%) Broadband
7 6 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.38%) DHCP
8 5 (0.38%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.38%) SMS
8 5 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.30%) MPLS
9 4 (0.30%) VoIP
9 4 (0.30%) VPN
9 4 (0.30%) WLAN
10 3 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.08%) MySQL
3 44 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 40 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (2.66%) Power BI
8 33 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 29 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (1.98%) Big Data
12 22 (1.67%) Tableau
13 19 (1.45%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.37%) Redis
15 16 (1.22%) BigQuery
16 15 (1.14%) Looker
16 15 (1.14%) SAP HANA
17 14 (1.07%) Data Lake
17 14 (1.07%) OLAP
18 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 105 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.86%) JIRA
3 36 (2.74%) Selenium
4 32 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 28 (2.13%) Mocha
7 27 (2.05%) Jasmine
8 26 (1.98%) webpack
9 25 (1.90%) SoapUI
10 20 (1.52%) eggPlant
11 19 (1.45%) Android Studio
11 19 (1.45%) Maven
12 16 (1.22%) PHPUnit
13 15 (1.14%) Xcode
14 14 (1.07%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.91%) Gradle
16 11 (0.84%) IntelliJ
17 10 (0.76%) Appium
18 9 (0.68%) Calabash
General
1 292 (22.22%) Finance
2 112 (8.52%) Marketing
3 102 (7.76%) Banking
4 73 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 44 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.97%) Public Sector
7 32 (2.44%) Automotive
8 23 (1.75%) Advertising
9 20 (1.52%) Legal
10 18 (1.37%) Law
11 17 (1.29%) Games
12 15 (1.14%) Back Office
13 12 (0.91%) Digital Economy
13 12 (0.91%) Police
13 12 (0.91%) Private Banking
13 12 (0.91%) Publishing
13 12 (0.91%) Wholesale Banking
14 11 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (28.77%) Developer
2 134 (10.20%) Analyst
3 87 (6.62%) Architect
4 61 (4.64%) Senior Developer
5 60 (4.57%) PHP Developer
6 53 (4.03%) Business Analyst
7 50 (3.81%) Consultant
7 50 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 48 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 43 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
10 42 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 42 (3.20%) Java Developer
11 41 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 39 (2.97%) Software Engineer
13 37 (2.82%) E-Commerce Developer
13 37 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 32 (2.44%) Web Developer
15 31 (2.36%) Security Engineer
16 29 (2.21%) Test Engineer
17 26 (1.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (12.40%) HTML
2 143 (10.88%) CSS
3 137 (10.43%) React
4 126 (9.59%) .NET
5 116 (8.83%) Node.js
6 67 (5.10%) AngularJS
7 53 (4.03%) Web Services
8 52 (3.96%) ASP.NET
8 52 (3.96%) REST
9 50 (3.81%) HTML5
10 45 (3.42%) Spring
11 44 (3.35%) RESTful
12 40 (3.04%) Laravel
12 40 (3.04%) Vue.js
13 39 (2.97%) CSS3
14 38 (2.89%) Redux
14 38 (2.89%) SOAP
15 37 (2.82%) JSON
16 31 (2.36%) LAMP
17 29 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (7.31%) User Experience
3 95 (7.23%) Mobile App
4 56 (4.26%) FMCG
5 44 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 29 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (2.05%) Cloud Native
9 26 (1.98%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.90%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.90%) EPoS
11 21 (1.60%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.52%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.14%) Social Media
14 14 (1.07%) Driving Licence
15 13 (0.99%) NHS
15 13 (0.99%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (8.68%) Linux
2 95 (7.23%) Windows
3 42 (3.20%) Android
4 37 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.74%) Unix
6 23 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.14%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.53%) AIX
10 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.53%) Solaris
10 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (25.57%) E-Commerce
3 169 (12.86%) DevOps
4 143 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
5 127 (9.67%) Scrum
6 120 (9.13%) Analytics
7 103 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 100 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
9 93 (7.08%) Test Automation
10 88 (6.70%) TDD
11 87 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 84 (6.39%) Microservices
12 84 (6.39%) MVC
13 83 (6.32%) SDLC
13 83 (6.32%) Web Development
14 78 (5.94%) Mentoring
15 77 (5.86%) BDD
16 75 (5.71%) Requirements Gathering
17 71 (5.40%) Front End Development
18 68 (5.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 304 (23.14%) JavaScript
2 246 (18.72%) SQL
3 167 (12.71%) Java
4 153 (11.64%) Python
5 141 (10.73%) C#
6 108 (8.22%) PHP
7 53 (4.03%) TypeScript
8 31 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 29 (2.21%) C++
10 27 (2.05%) Kotlin
11 23 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.67%) Go
13 20 (1.52%) ES6
14 18 (1.37%) C
15 17 (1.29%) Perl
15 17 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.29%) Scala
16 16 (1.22%) Ruby
17 15 (1.14%) R
18 14 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (8.68%) Degree
2 33 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.36%) ISEB
3 31 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 19 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.29%) CISSP
8 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.68%) MCSE
10 9 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.46%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.38%) CCNA
13 5 (0.38%) CCNP
14 4 (0.30%) MBA
14 4 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.72%) QA
2 21 (1.60%) GDPR
3 20 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.14%) SLA
5 14 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.99%) NIST
7 12 (0.91%) PMO
8 11 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.23%) EMIR
10 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.23%) SEPA
11 1 (0.076%) COBIT
11 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.076%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 100 (7.61%) Docker
2 37 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.38%) XenApp
5 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.23%) Firmware
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.23%) NDS
6 3 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (0.23%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.15%) Ceph
7 2 (0.15%) DRBD
7 2 (0.15%) HDFS
7 2 (0.15%) KVM
7 2 (0.15%) Xen
8 1 (0.076%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 76 (5.78%) Terraform
3 39 (2.97%) Ansible
4 11 (0.84%) SCCM
5 10 (0.76%) Puppet
6 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.38%) Istio
8 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.30%) Oozie
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.23%) Clonezilla
9 3 (0.23%) Kibana
9 3 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 3 (0.23%) Packer
9 3 (0.23%) SCOM
9 3 (0.23%) WSUS
10 2 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 154 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.47%) SAP
3 78 (5.94%) Google
3 78 (5.94%) Oracle
4 43 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 37 (2.82%) VMware
6 28 (2.13%) Adobe
7 21 (1.60%) Cisco
7 21 (1.60%) IBM
8 19 (1.45%) hybris
9 18 (1.37%) Zend
10 17 (1.29%) Databricks
11 13 (0.99%) JDA
12 12 (0.91%) MuleSoft
13 11 (0.84%) Apple
14 9 (0.68%) HP
15 8 (0.61%) Citrix
15 8 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.61%) SolarWinds
16 6 (0.46%) ATG