Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -38 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 210 597 951
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.76% 5.67% 7.87%
As % of the General category 10.51% 17.19% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 193 459 730
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,692 £24,950 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,325
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,875
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.02% +5.75%

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 1,999 3,473 4,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.81% 33.01% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,486 2,668 3,443
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,360 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £71,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Retail in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 -28 125 £45,000 -9.09% 42
East Midlands -30 85 £42,500 -10.53% 53
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 41 (19.52%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (19.05%) Azure
6 32 (15.24%) MVC
6 32 (15.24%) C#
7 31 (14.76%) HTML
7 31 (14.76%) CSS
7 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
8 28 (13.33%) Python
9 26 (12.38%) Linux
10 25 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 24 (11.43%) SAP
11 24 (11.43%) Go
12 22 (10.48%) AWS
12 22 (10.48%) SQL
12 22 (10.48%) Finance
13 19 (9.05%) Google
13 19 (9.05%) Marketing
13 19 (9.05%) C++
14 18 (8.57%) Java
14 18 (8.57%) Perl
14 18 (8.57%) PHP
14 18 (8.57%) Bash Shell
14 18 (8.57%) DevOps
14 18 (8.57%) GDPR
14 18 (8.57%) Multichannel Retail
15 17 (8.10%) React
15 17 (8.10%) Git (software)

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 6 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.38%) CMS
2 5 (2.38%) Confluence
2 5 (2.38%) WordPress
3 3 (1.43%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.95%) Apache Synapse
4 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) Liferay
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Magento
1 10 (4.76%) Shopify
2 9 (4.29%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.95%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.48%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.05%) Azure
2 22 (10.48%) AWS
3 14 (6.67%) GCP
4 5 (2.38%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.38%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.43%) Office 365
7 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.95%) Boomi
7 2 (0.95%) Cloud Functions
7 2 (0.95%) Taleo
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.48%) npm
8 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.48%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.86%) Broadband
1 6 (2.86%) LAN
2 5 (2.38%) Firewall
2 5 (2.38%) WAN
3 4 (1.90%) VPN
3 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.43%) EIGRP
4 3 (1.43%) Wireless
4 3 (1.43%) WLAN
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) MPLS
5 2 (0.95%) OSPF
5 2 (0.95%) SSH
6 1 (0.48%) BGP
6 1 (0.48%) DMZ
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.24%) MySQL
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.29%) SAP HANA
4 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.86%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.90%) BigQuery
7 4 (1.90%) Bigtable
7 4 (1.90%) Cloud Spanner
7 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.90%) Power BI
7 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.86%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) GitLab
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.48%) Grunt
4 1 (0.48%) gulp
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) webpack
General
1 22 (10.48%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Marketing
3 13 (6.19%) Legal
4 9 (4.29%) Games
5 7 (3.33%) Advertising
6 4 (1.90%) Automotive
6 4 (1.90%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Bengali Language
9 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Punjabi Language
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.48%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 64 (30.48%) Developer
2 33 (15.71%) Analyst
3 17 (8.10%) Web Developer
4 16 (7.62%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 14 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.24%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.24%) Architect
7 11 (5.24%) IT Manager
8 10 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.29%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.29%) IT Project Manager
9 9 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.81%) Information Security Specialist
10 8 (3.81%) Security Specialist
10 8 (3.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 8 (3.81%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.76%) CSS
1 31 (14.76%) HTML
2 17 (8.10%) React
3 16 (7.62%) HTML5
4 15 (7.14%) .NET
5 13 (6.19%) Node.js
6 12 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET
7 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (5.24%) CSS3
8 10 (4.76%) Vue.js
9 9 (4.29%) Ajax
9 9 (4.29%) SAP Basis
10 8 (3.81%) jQuery
10 8 (3.81%) Laravel
11 6 (2.86%) LAMP
12 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.38%) WCF
13 4 (1.90%) WinForms
13 4 (1.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.62%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.71%) User Experience
3 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.24%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.81%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.86%) Social Media
6 5 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.90%) FMCG
8 3 (1.43%) AS400
8 3 (1.43%) iSeries
9 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.95%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.95%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.38%) Linux
2 11 (5.24%) Windows
3 5 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.43%) Unix
5 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Debian
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.86%) E-Commerce
3 41 (19.52%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (15.24%) MVC
5 18 (8.57%) DevOps
5 18 (8.57%) Multichannel Retail
6 17 (8.10%) Project Management
7 16 (7.62%) Coaching
7 16 (7.62%) SAP Implementation
8 15 (7.14%) Information Security
9 14 (6.67%) Scrum
9 14 (6.67%) Web Development
10 13 (6.19%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (6.19%) Online Security
10 13 (6.19%) Requirements Gathering
11 12 (5.71%) Compliance Management
11 12 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 12 (5.71%) ERP
11 12 (5.71%) Product Management
11 12 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 32 (15.24%) C#
3 28 (13.33%) Python
4 24 (11.43%) Go
5 22 (10.48%) SQL
6 19 (9.05%) C++
7 18 (8.57%) Bash Shell
7 18 (8.57%) Java
7 18 (8.57%) Perl
7 18 (8.57%) PHP
8 6 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.38%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) PCI QSA
3 3 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CISM
5 1 (0.48%) CISSP
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) GDPR
2 13 (6.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.19%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.24%) NIST
4 4 (1.90%) QA
4 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.95%) PMO
6 1 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.81%) Ansible
2 8 (3.81%) Terraform
3 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Packer
4 1 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.43%) SAP
3 19 (9.05%) Google
4 10 (4.76%) OneTrust
5 9 (4.29%) Adobe
6 6 (2.86%) Oracle
7 5 (2.38%) Cisco
8 4 (1.90%) Apple
8 4 (1.90%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.90%) Databricks
9 3 (1.43%) IBM
9 3 (1.43%) JDA
9 3 (1.43%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.95%) Dell
10 2 (0.95%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.95%) hybris
10 2 (0.95%) Juniper
10 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.48%) Veeam