Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,087 1,209 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.99% 8.02% 9.86%
As % of the General category 21.03% 21.28% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 814 957 1,355
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £20,225 £24,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,950 £68,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -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 5,168 5,681 7,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.98% 37.66% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,957 4,508 5,278
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,375 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.87% -1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -1 579 £45,000 +12.50% 142
East Midlands +6 514 £42,500 -5.56% 114
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 294 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (23.28%) Finance
3 233 (21.44%) SQL
4 222 (20.42%) Microsoft
5 176 (16.19%) SQL Server
6 164 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 157 (14.44%) .NET
8 151 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 147 (13.52%) C#
10 139 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
10 139 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
11 131 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
12 130 (11.96%) Manufacturing
13 125 (11.50%) Project Management
14 121 (11.13%) SAP
15 119 (10.95%) HTML
16 117 (10.76%) CSS
17 114 (10.49%) Analytics
18 104 (9.57%) Degree
18 104 (9.57%) Windows
18 104 (9.57%) Scrum
19 99 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
19 99 (9.11%) Multichannel Retail
20 91 (8.37%) Marketing
21 87 (8.00%) ITIL
22 80 (7.36%) ASP.NET
23 77 (7.08%) Oracle
23 77 (7.08%) Business Analysis
24 76 (6.99%) ERP
24 76 (6.99%) Self-Motivation

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 19 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 19 (1.75%) SAS
2 14 (1.29%) WordPress
3 13 (1.20%) IIS
4 12 (1.10%) CMS
5 11 (1.01%) Confluence
6 9 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.64%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.37%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.28%) Apache
11 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.18%) CICS
12 2 (0.18%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.18%) Totara
Applications
1 45 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.47%) SPSS
5 8 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.37%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.092%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.092%) Revit
8 1 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (1.56%) SAP SCM
3 16 (1.47%) SAP APO
4 13 (1.20%) SAP QM
5 12 (1.10%) SAP EWM
6 11 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.74%) Magento
9 6 (0.55%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.55%) Pegasus Opera
10 5 (0.46%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.37%) SAP ECC
12 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.28%) SAP GTS
13 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 99 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (2.48%) SaaS
5 18 (1.66%) Google Analytics
6 17 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.47%) Office 365
8 15 (1.38%) PaaS
9 13 (1.20%) IaaS
9 13 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.55%) AdWords
11 6 (0.55%) Fastly
11 6 (0.55%) Firebase
11 6 (0.55%) Stackdriver
12 3 (0.28%) G Suite
13 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.18%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.18%) npm
13 2 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.06%) Firewall
2 39 (3.59%) LAN
2 39 (3.59%) WAN
3 24 (2.21%) DNS
3 24 (2.21%) SAN
4 23 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (1.84%) DHCP
6 19 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (1.75%) NX-OS
6 19 (1.75%) Wireless
6 19 (1.75%) Wireshark
7 16 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.38%) Internet
9 10 (0.92%) MPLS
10 8 (0.74%) Broadband
10 8 (0.74%) OSPF
10 8 (0.74%) VoIP
11 7 (0.64%) WLAN
12 5 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (2.58%) Power BI
8 24 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.12%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.93%) Big Data
10 21 (1.93%) MySQL
10 21 (1.93%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.56%) BigQuery
13 16 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.10%) SAP HANA
15 10 (0.92%) Data Lake
16 9 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.69%) JIRA
3 38 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.20%) Selenium
8 11 (1.01%) gulp
8 11 (1.01%) JUnit
9 10 (0.92%) webpack
10 9 (0.83%) JBehave
10 9 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.74%) Bower
11 8 (0.74%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.74%) Travis CI
11 8 (0.74%) Yeoman
12 7 (0.64%) LSMW
13 6 (0.55%) NUnit
13 6 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 253 (23.28%) Finance
2 130 (11.96%) Manufacturing
3 91 (8.37%) Marketing
4 57 (5.24%) Automotive
4 57 (5.24%) Publishing
5 36 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.30%) Advertising
7 18 (1.66%) Legal
8 14 (1.29%) Banking
9 8 (0.74%) Games
10 7 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
10 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.55%) Back Office
11 6 (0.55%) Billing
11 6 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) French Language
12 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.18%) German Language
12 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.092%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 233 (21.44%) Developer
2 184 (16.93%) Analyst
3 97 (8.92%) Project Manager
4 95 (8.74%) Architect
5 75 (6.90%) Consultant
6 71 (6.53%) Business Analyst
7 62 (5.70%) .NET Developer
8 60 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 57 (5.24%) IT Manager
10 44 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
11 38 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
12 36 (3.31%) C# Developer
13 35 (3.22%) IT Project Manager
13 35 (3.22%) Software Developer
14 34 (3.13%) Java Developer
15 32 (2.94%) Support Analyst
16 28 (2.58%) Network Engineer
16 28 (2.58%) Senior Manager
17 26 (2.39%) IT Analyst
18 25 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (14.44%) .NET
2 119 (10.95%) HTML
3 117 (10.76%) CSS
4 80 (7.36%) ASP.NET
5 66 (6.07%) jQuery
6 65 (5.98%) Web Services
7 43 (3.96%) AngularJS
8 42 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (3.31%) Sass
10 35 (3.22%) HTML5
11 32 (2.94%) .NET Framework
11 32 (2.94%) Node.js
11 32 (2.94%) Spring
12 31 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (2.85%) RESTful
13 27 (2.48%) React
14 26 (2.39%) Hibernate
14 26 (2.39%) WCF
15 22 (2.02%) Entity Framework
16 21 (1.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (5.34%) NHS
4 57 (5.24%) EPoS
5 41 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 37 (3.40%) User Experience
7 35 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 34 (3.13%) FMCG
9 28 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (2.58%) Social Media
10 27 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 23 (2.12%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.38%) Computer Science
14 14 (1.29%) Smart Meter
15 12 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.83%) e-Learning
18 8 (0.74%) Clustering
18 8 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 104 (9.57%) Windows
2 59 (5.43%) Linux
3 31 (2.85%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.20%) Android
7 10 (0.92%) Unix
7 10 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.55%) SUSE
11 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (15.09%) E-Commerce
3 139 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
5 125 (11.50%) Project Management
6 114 (10.49%) Analytics
7 104 (9.57%) Scrum
8 99 (9.11%) Multichannel Retail
9 87 (8.00%) ITIL
10 77 (7.08%) Business Analysis
11 76 (6.99%) ERP
12 74 (6.81%) Mentoring
12 74 (6.81%) Test Automation
13 70 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (5.80%) MVC
15 60 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (5.52%) Logistics
16 59 (5.43%) CRM
17 58 (5.34%) Microservices
17 58 (5.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 233 (21.44%) SQL
2 151 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 147 (13.52%) C#
4 74 (6.81%) Java
5 59 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 47 (4.32%) PHP
7 25 (2.30%) Python
8 22 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 20 (1.84%) Java 8
10 19 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.38%) Ruby
13 12 (1.10%) ABAP
13 12 (1.10%) C
13 12 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.10%) Scala
14 11 (1.01%) Go
15 10 (0.92%) X++
16 9 (0.83%) Groovy
16 9 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (9.57%) Degree
2 50 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (2.58%) CCNA
4 27 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.21%) CCNP
6 19 (1.75%) CISSP
7 15 (1.38%) APMP
7 15 (1.38%) ISEB
7 15 (1.38%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.83%) CISM
9 9 (0.83%) MCSE
10 7 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.55%) SSCP
11 6 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.46%) ACCA
12 5 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.46%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.05%) SLA
2 39 (3.59%) GDPR
3 31 (2.85%) PMO
4 30 (2.76%) QA
5 25 (2.30%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (1.29%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.92%) COBIT
9 9 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 47 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.31%) Docker
3 13 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.092%) LXC
7 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.092%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (1.56%) Puppet
3 16 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.01%) Marathon
5 11 (1.01%) SCCM
6 10 (0.92%) Terraform
7 8 (0.74%) SCOM
8 6 (0.55%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.46%) Ansible
10 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.28%) OpenVAS
10 3 (0.28%) Rancher
10 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.28%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.18%) Grafana
11 2 (0.18%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.18%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 222 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 121 (11.13%) SAP
3 77 (7.08%) Oracle
4 71 (6.53%) Google
5 46 (4.23%) Cisco
6 31 (2.85%) Tableau
7 27 (2.48%) HP
8 26 (2.39%) VMware
9 20 (1.84%) SolarWinds
10 19 (1.75%) IBM
10 19 (1.75%) Infor
10 19 (1.75%) Twitter
11 16 (1.47%) JDA
12 14 (1.29%) Sage
13 12 (1.10%) Epicor
13 12 (1.10%) hybris
14 11 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.01%) Dell
14 11 (1.01%) JD Edwards
15 10 (0.92%) Remedy