Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 861 1,144 1,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.13% 7.66% 8.54%
As % of the General category 20.19% 20.49% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 597 923 999
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £20,000 £25,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,265 5,583 5,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.30% 37.37% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 4,357 4,484
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,103
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.94% +0.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 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
West Midlands -12 438 £40,000 - 47
East Midlands +6 421 £45,000 - 52
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 279 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
3 176 (20.44%) SQL
4 173 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
5 157 (18.23%) Microsoft
6 130 (15.10%) SQL Server
7 125 (14.52%) Degree
8 117 (13.59%) E-Commerce
9 116 (13.47%) Project Management
10 114 (13.24%) Software Engineering
11 113 (13.12%) CSS
12 110 (12.78%) Finance
13 109 (12.66%) HTML
14 105 (12.20%) .NET
15 100 (11.61%) JavaScript
15 100 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
16 93 (10.80%) Scrum
17 92 (10.69%) C#
18 90 (10.45%) Analytics
19 88 (10.22%) Java
20 86 (9.99%) Marketing
21 85 (9.87%) Visualisation
22 81 (9.41%) ITIL
22 81 (9.41%) Windows
23 77 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
24 76 (8.83%) Big Data
25 71 (8.25%) Telecoms
25 71 (8.25%) Internet
26 69 (8.01%) AngularJS
26 69 (8.01%) Multichannel Retail

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 39 (4.53%) SAS
2 23 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.74%) Confluence
4 14 (1.63%) CMS
5 12 (1.39%) Apache
6 10 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.35%) Appian
10 3 (0.35%) nginx
11 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.23%) Marvel
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.12%) JBoss
12 1 (0.12%) Mule
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 20 (2.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (2.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 19 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (2.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 11 (1.28%) SPSS
7 8 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.12%) InVision
11 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) SAP ERP
1 10 (1.16%) SAP MM
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.70%) Magento
3 6 (0.70%) SAP Retail
4 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.35%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.35%) Tercero
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.12%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 77 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.07%) Office 365
4 18 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (1.86%) SaaS
6 10 (1.16%) GitHub
7 7 (0.81%) PaaS
8 6 (0.70%) Google Play
8 6 (0.70%) IaaS
8 6 (0.70%) iTunes
8 6 (0.70%) TestFlight
9 5 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.58%) NuGet
9 5 (0.58%) Serverless
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.35%) npm
12 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.25%) Internet
2 54 (6.27%) Firewall
3 39 (4.53%) VoIP
4 36 (4.18%) LAN
4 36 (4.18%) WAN
5 28 (3.25%) DNS
6 27 (3.14%) Wireless
7 24 (2.79%) DHCP
7 24 (2.79%) SAN
8 21 (2.44%) Intranet
9 17 (1.97%) MPLS
10 16 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (1.86%) VPN
11 10 (1.16%) VLAN
12 9 (1.05%) BGP
12 9 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.05%) EIGRP
12 9 (1.05%) NX-OS
12 9 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.83%) Big Data
3 57 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (3.14%) MySQL
8 26 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 24 (2.79%) Power BI
10 18 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.63%) SAS EBI
12 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.39%) BigQuery
14 10 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.16%) Data Lake
14 10 (1.16%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.93%) Relational Database
16 7 (0.81%) Looker
Development Applications
1 41 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.30%) JIRA
3 35 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.14%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.02%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.67%) Selenium
7 15 (1.74%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.51%) JUnit
10 11 (1.28%) Maven
10 11 (1.28%) Mercurial
10 11 (1.28%) Subversion
11 10 (1.16%) webpack
12 9 (1.05%) Appium
13 7 (0.81%) Travis CI
13 7 (0.81%) Xcode
14 6 (0.70%) Babel
14 6 (0.70%) Genymotion
14 6 (0.70%) GitLab
14 6 (0.70%) TestRail
General
1 110 (12.78%) Finance
2 86 (9.99%) Marketing
3 71 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 54 (6.27%) Automotive
5 30 (3.48%) Legal
6 25 (2.90%) Advertising
7 23 (2.67%) Games
8 22 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.39%) Banking
10 8 (0.93%) Back Office
10 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.70%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 187 (21.72%) Developer
2 159 (18.47%) Analyst
3 75 (8.71%) Senior Developer
4 48 (5.57%) Business Analyst
5 43 (4.99%) .NET Developer
5 43 (4.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 38 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 36 (4.18%) Architect
7 36 (4.18%) Designer
8 35 (4.07%) Java Developer
9 34 (3.95%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 30 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 29 (3.37%) IT Manager
12 27 (3.14%) Network Engineer
13 23 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 23 (2.67%) Lead Developer
14 22 (2.56%) .NET Software Engineer
14 22 (2.56%) Junior
15 21 (2.44%) Consultant
16 20 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (13.12%) CSS
2 109 (12.66%) HTML
3 105 (12.20%) .NET
4 69 (8.01%) AngularJS
5 48 (5.57%) HTML5
6 46 (5.34%) ASP.NET
7 42 (4.88%) Spring
8 37 (4.30%) React
9 28 (3.25%) REST
9 28 (3.25%) XML
10 27 (3.14%) CSS3
10 27 (3.14%) jQuery
10 27 (3.14%) MDX
11 25 (2.90%) .NET Framework
12 19 (2.21%) Web Services
13 18 (2.09%) JSON
14 17 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (1.86%) Hibernate
16 15 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (1.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 173 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.74%) User Experience
3 51 (5.92%) NHS
4 50 (5.81%) Internet of Things
5 44 (5.11%) EPoS
6 41 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (3.72%) Data Centre
8 30 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (3.48%) Management Information System
9 26 (3.02%) Social Media
10 25 (2.90%) Driving Licence
11 22 (2.56%) Mobile App
12 21 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (2.21%) Smart Meter
14 18 (2.09%) Digital Media
15 15 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (1.63%) Public Cloud
17 12 (1.39%) Mobile Games
18 10 (1.16%) PMI
19 9 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.41%) Windows
2 59 (6.85%) Linux
3 35 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.79%) Unix
5 20 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.93%) AIX
8 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.46%) CentOS
12 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Android
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (13.59%) E-Commerce
4 116 (13.47%) Project Management
5 114 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 100 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
7 93 (10.80%) Scrum
8 90 (10.45%) Analytics
9 85 (9.87%) Visualisation
10 81 (9.41%) ITIL
11 69 (8.01%) Multichannel Retail
12 67 (7.78%) Line Management
13 66 (7.67%) Artificial Intelligence
13 66 (7.67%) Mentoring
14 65 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
15 63 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 61 (7.08%) Coaching
16 61 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 58 (6.74%) Mathematics
18 57 (6.62%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 176 (20.44%) SQL
2 100 (11.61%) JavaScript
3 92 (10.69%) C#
4 88 (10.22%) Java
5 52 (6.04%) C
6 36 (4.18%) Python
7 34 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 26 (3.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 22 (2.56%) PHP
10 21 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.86%) R
11 16 (1.86%) VBScript
12 12 (1.39%) ES6
13 10 (1.16%) VB
14 8 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.81%) Scala
16 6 (0.70%) Java 8
17 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.46%) C++
19 3 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (14.52%) Degree
2 33 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (2.67%) MCSE
5 21 (2.44%) CISSP
5 21 (2.44%) HND
6 16 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.74%) CCNP
7 15 (1.74%) CISM
7 15 (1.74%) ISEB
7 15 (1.74%) MCSA
7 15 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.51%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.39%) CCNA
10 8 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.70%) HNC
11 6 (0.70%) MCDBA
11 6 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.90%) QA
2 49 (5.69%) GDPR
3 47 (5.46%) SLA
4 22 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 21 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.97%) PMO
7 7 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.35%) COBIT
8 3 (0.35%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.35%) PSD2
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.12%) COSO
10 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.25%) Docker
2 28 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.81%) XenServer
5 6 (0.70%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.58%) Varnish
6 5 (0.58%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) XenApp
8 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (0.70%) HockeyApp
2 6 (0.70%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.58%) SCOM
4 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.35%) Ansible
5 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) Terraform
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.12%) Observium
7 1 (0.12%) Oozie
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.12%) QRadar
7 1 (0.12%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 157 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.27%) Tableau
3 44 (5.11%) Oracle
4 43 (4.99%) SAP
5 41 (4.76%) Cisco
6 39 (4.53%) VMware
7 29 (3.37%) IBM
8 27 (3.14%) Adobe
8 27 (3.14%) Google
9 24 (2.79%) Citrix
10 19 (2.21%) Dell
11 17 (1.97%) Remedy
12 15 (1.74%) SolarWinds
13 13 (1.51%) JDA
14 12 (1.39%) Apple
14 12 (1.39%) Juniper
15 9 (1.05%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.05%) HP
16 8 (0.93%) Meraki
16 8 (0.93%) Twitter