Period
to 25 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 63 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 +31
Permanent jobs citing Retail 29 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.15% 4.03% 2.30%
As % of the General category 10.74% 10.14% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 54 41
Essex median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,400 £19,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £44,750 £70,000 £51,250
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +10.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 270 582 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 29.35% 39.75% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 190 485 593
Essex median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +16.28% -14.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Essex

Retail
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Essex.

Salary trend for Retail in Essex

Retail
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Essex over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail in Essex

Retail
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Colchester +37 8 - - 1
Harlow +31 7 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Chelmsford -2 3 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Thurrock - 3 £22,400 -
Basildon +4 2 £38,500 +102.63%
Witham +3 1 - -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Retail.

1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) COBIT
6 3 (10.34%) Google
6 3 (10.34%) Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) QA
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) Apple
7 2 (6.90%) Sage

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.90%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Junior
4 3 (10.34%) Head of IT
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Junior DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) WinForms
2 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) CCTV
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Analytics
1 4 (13.79%) ERP
1 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Facilities Management
3 2 (6.90%) Funnel Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Logistics
3 2 (6.90%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
3 2 (6.90%) Tag Management
3 2 (6.90%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) COBIT
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle