Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,030 1,198 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.22% 7.80% 9.66%
As % of the General category 22.36% 21.22% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 742 934 1,239
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,275 £23,750 £28,150
90th Percentile £72,450 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,607 5,646 6,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.76% 36.78% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,349 4,407 5,037
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
West Midlands -4 538 £47,500 +18.75% 89
East Midlands +9 489 £47,500 +5.56% 88
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 332 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (21.46%) SQL
3 208 (20.19%) Microsoft
4 202 (19.61%) Finance
5 183 (17.77%) SQL Server
6 180 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
7 175 (16.99%) E-Commerce
8 174 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
9 141 (13.69%) .NET
10 138 (13.40%) Degree
11 136 (13.20%) Project Management
12 130 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
13 126 (12.23%) JavaScript
13 126 (12.23%) CSS
14 121 (11.75%) Analytics
15 117 (11.36%) C#
16 115 (11.17%) HTML
17 114 (11.07%) Multichannel Retail
18 103 (10.00%) Windows
19 100 (9.71%) Marketing
20 94 (9.13%) Scrum
21 92 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 91 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
23 87 (8.45%) Software Engineering
24 84 (8.16%) Line Management
24 84 (8.16%) Mentoring
25 81 (7.86%) SAP
26 79 (7.67%) ITIL
27 77 (7.48%) Manufacturing
28 76 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 43 (4.17%) SAS
2 16 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 10 (0.97%) IIS
4 9 (0.87%) Confluence
4 9 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.78%) Apache
5 8 (0.78%) CMS
6 6 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.49%) WordPress
8 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.39%) CICS
8 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.19%) DNN
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.097%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 35 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.14%) SPSS
4 13 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) InVision
7 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.097%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.097%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (0.97%) SAP APO
2 10 (0.97%) SAP SCM
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.68%) SAP EWM
3 7 (0.68%) SAP QM
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.49%) Pegasus Opera
4 5 (0.49%) SAP ECC
4 5 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.49%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 4 (0.39%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.29%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 91 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.04%) SaaS
4 19 (1.84%) Office 365
5 15 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.26%) PaaS
7 11 (1.07%) IaaS
8 6 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.39%) AdWords
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.29%) Google Play
11 2 (0.19%) iTunes
11 2 (0.19%) npm
11 2 (0.19%) Route 53
11 2 (0.19%) Serverless
11 2 (0.19%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.37%) Firewall
2 44 (4.27%) Internet
3 34 (3.30%) DNS
4 28 (2.72%) DHCP
5 26 (2.52%) LAN
6 25 (2.43%) WAN
7 23 (2.23%) SAN
8 20 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (1.65%) NX-OS
9 17 (1.65%) TCP/IP
9 17 (1.65%) VoIP
9 17 (1.65%) Wireshark
10 13 (1.26%) Wireless
11 10 (0.97%) VLAN
12 9 (0.87%) Broadband
13 8 (0.78%) VPN
14 5 (0.49%) HTTP
15 3 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 92 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (6.12%) Big Data
6 54 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (4.27%) Power BI
8 34 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (2.23%) MySQL
10 20 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 19 (1.84%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.75%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.55%) Relational Database
13 16 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.26%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.26%) SAP HANA
16 12 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (4.08%) JIRA
4 29 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 28 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.26%) JUnit
6 13 (1.26%) webpack
7 12 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.07%) Selenium
8 11 (1.07%) Travis CI
9 10 (0.97%) gulp
10 7 (0.68%) Axure RP
10 7 (0.68%) Bower
10 7 (0.68%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.68%) Yeoman
11 6 (0.58%) LSMW
11 6 (0.58%) Maven
11 6 (0.58%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 202 (19.61%) Finance
2 100 (9.71%) Marketing
3 77 (7.48%) Manufacturing
4 70 (6.80%) Automotive
5 52 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.43%) Publishing
7 23 (2.23%) Legal
8 13 (1.26%) Banking
9 12 (1.17%) Advertising
9 12 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.68%) Back Office
11 6 (0.58%) Law
12 5 (0.49%) Billing
13 4 (0.39%) Electronics
14 3 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Games
15 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
16 1 (0.097%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 212 (20.58%) Developer
2 171 (16.60%) Analyst
3 92 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 87 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 85 (8.25%) Architect
6 62 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 58 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 51 (4.95%) Consultant
8 51 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (4.37%) IT Manager
10 38 (3.69%) Java Developer
11 33 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 29 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
13 26 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.33%) C# Developer
14 24 (2.33%) Lead Developer
14 24 (2.33%) Network Engineer
14 24 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (2.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (13.69%) .NET
2 126 (12.23%) CSS
3 115 (11.17%) HTML
4 64 (6.21%) Web Services
5 61 (5.92%) ASP.NET
6 59 (5.73%) jQuery
7 57 (5.53%) AngularJS
8 49 (4.76%) Spring
9 46 (4.47%) HTML5
10 38 (3.69%) .NET Framework
11 36 (3.50%) REST
12 30 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (2.82%) Hibernate
13 29 (2.82%) React
13 29 (2.82%) Sass
14 28 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (2.52%) CSS3
16 25 (2.43%) Node.js
17 22 (2.14%) XML
18 21 (2.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 180 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.70%) NHS
3 56 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (4.66%) EPoS
5 46 (4.47%) User Experience
6 35 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (3.01%) Data Centre
8 30 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.72%) Internet of Things
10 24 (2.33%) FMCG
10 24 (2.33%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.84%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.75%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (1.65%) PMI
14 16 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (1.55%) Social Media
15 12 (1.17%) Clustering
16 10 (0.97%) Public Cloud
17 9 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.00%) Windows
2 61 (5.92%) Linux
3 38 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.36%) Unix
7 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.68%) Android
9 6 (0.58%) AIX
9 6 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.49%) CentOS
10 5 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.29%) Solaris
11 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (16.99%) E-Commerce
3 174 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
4 136 (13.20%) Project Management
5 130 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (11.75%) Analytics
7 114 (11.07%) Multichannel Retail
8 94 (9.13%) Scrum
9 87 (8.45%) Software Engineering
10 84 (8.16%) Line Management
10 84 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 79 (7.67%) ITIL
12 73 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 68 (6.60%) IT Strategy
14 60 (5.83%) Visualisation
15 59 (5.73%) Test Automation
16 55 (5.34%) Microservices
17 54 (5.24%) PRINCE2
18 53 (5.15%) Information Security
19 52 (5.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 221 (21.46%) SQL
2 126 (12.23%) JavaScript
3 117 (11.36%) C#
4 68 (6.60%) Java
5 63 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 39 (3.79%) C
7 25 (2.43%) PHP
8 22 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 20 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 19 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.84%) Python
10 19 (1.84%) R
11 15 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.36%) VB
13 12 (1.17%) ABAP
14 9 (0.87%) Java 8
14 9 (0.87%) VB6
14 9 (0.87%) VBA
15 8 (0.78%) VBScript
16 6 (0.58%) RPG
Qualifications
1 138 (13.40%) Degree
2 47 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (3.01%) CISSP
5 25 (2.43%) CCNA
6 24 (2.33%) ISEB
6 24 (2.33%) MCSE
7 20 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 19 (1.84%) CISM
9 18 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (1.46%) CCNP
11 11 (1.07%) APMP
11 11 (1.07%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.97%) MCSA
13 9 (0.87%) CEH
14 8 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.89%) GDPR
2 36 (3.50%) PCI DSS
2 36 (3.50%) SLA
3 35 (3.40%) QA
4 25 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.75%) PMO
6 12 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.58%) COBIT
9 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 51 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.33%) Docker
2 24 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 19 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.97%) Firmware
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.29%) XenServer
6 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.97%) Puppet
4 7 (0.68%) Marathon
5 6 (0.58%) RSA enVision
6 5 (0.49%) SCCM
7 4 (0.39%) Ansible
8 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.29%) OpenVAS
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.19%) Grafana
9 2 (0.19%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.19%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.19%) SCOM
9 2 (0.19%) Terraform
10 1 (0.097%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.097%) Observium
10 1 (0.097%) Rancher
Vendors
1 208 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.86%) SAP
3 76 (7.38%) Oracle
4 54 (5.24%) Tableau
5 38 (3.69%) VMware
6 36 (3.50%) Cisco
7 34 (3.30%) Google
8 26 (2.52%) IBM
9 19 (1.84%) JDA
10 17 (1.65%) SolarWinds
11 16 (1.55%) Citrix
12 15 (1.46%) Adobe
12 15 (1.46%) HP
13 14 (1.36%) Dell
14 11 (1.07%) Splunk
15 10 (0.97%) Demandware
16 9 (0.87%) Infor
16 9 (0.87%) Sage
16 9 (0.87%) Talend
17 8 (0.78%) Atlassian