Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 89 98
Rank change year-on-year +44 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 61 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.81% 2.42% 1.84%
As % of the General category 12.76% 6.37% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 27 34
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -21.25% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £46,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 478 581 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.70% 38.00% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 372 462 687
Essex median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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
Harlow +18 18 £51,500 +114.58% 1
Basildon -14 7 £41,250 -8.33%
Loughton - 7 £40,000 - 1
Chelmsford +14 6 £50,000 +38.89% 3
Thurrock - 3 £22,400 -
Colchester - 2 £35,000 - 2
Brentwood - 1 - - 2
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) .NET
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
5 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (18.03%) Windows
5 11 (18.03%) MVC
6 10 (16.39%) C#
6 10 (16.39%) HTML
6 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.39%) CSS
6 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.75%) ERP
7 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
7 9 (14.75%) Finance
8 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) VMware
8 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.11%) TDD
8 8 (13.11%) XML
8 8 (13.11%) SQL
8 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.11%) Kanban
8 8 (13.11%) RESTful
8 8 (13.11%) SaaS
8 8 (13.11%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (11.48%) jQuery
9 7 (11.48%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.84%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) CMS
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Drupal
4 4 (6.56%) Joomla!
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) WordPress
4 4 (6.56%) Zope
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.56%) InDesign
2 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) SaaS
2 4 (6.56%) IaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Head of IT
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support
6 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Business IT Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.39%) CSS
3 10 (16.39%) HTML
4 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.11%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (13.11%) RESTful
5 8 (13.11%) XML
6 7 (11.48%) jQuery
7 6 (9.84%) REST
8 5 (8.20%) Web Services
9 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.56%) Django
9 4 (6.56%) EDI
9 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.56%) Flash
9 4 (6.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.56%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) AS400
4 2 (3.28%) iSeries
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) MVC
2 9 (14.75%) ERP
2 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (13.11%) Kanban
3 8 (13.11%) Scrum
3 8 (13.11%) TDD
4 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.48%) Web Development
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL
5 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
5 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
6 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.56%) BDD
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.39%) C#
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.28%) RPG
7 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
2 6 (9.84%) XenApp
2 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix
3 6 (9.84%) Sage
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe
4 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco