Period
to 25 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 56 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 -19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 658 876 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 4.11% 4.54% 6.38%
As % of the General category 12.09% 12.11% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 473 701 1,085
North of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,800 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,444 7,233 9,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.97% 37.53% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 5,583 7,528
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the North of England

Retail
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Retail in the North of England

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the North of England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in the North of England

Retail
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North of England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
North West +4 440 £45,000 +5.88% 177
Yorkshire -19 193 £39,000 -2.50% 105
North East +1 25 £40,000 +6.67% 29
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 219 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (22.49%) SQL
3 147 (22.34%) Finance
4 120 (18.24%) Microsoft
5 117 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 117 (17.78%) SQL Server
6 116 (17.63%) JavaScript
7 104 (15.81%) HTML
8 98 (14.89%) Azure
9 96 (14.59%) CSS
10 95 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (12.61%) .NET
12 82 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
13 77 (11.70%) C#
14 76 (11.55%) Project Management
15 75 (11.40%) DevOps
16 73 (11.09%) AWS
17 72 (10.94%) Manufacturing
17 72 (10.94%) Degree
18 71 (10.79%) Java
18 71 (10.79%) Windows
19 69 (10.49%) Migration
20 64 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 64 (9.73%) AngularJS
21 59 (8.97%) Banking
22 58 (8.81%) ERP
23 57 (8.66%) PHP
24 56 (8.51%) ITIL
25 54 (8.21%) MVC
26 51 (7.75%) HTML5

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 17 (2.58%) Apache
1 17 (2.58%) CMS
1 17 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.52%) Confluence
2 10 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (1.37%) Alfresco
4 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.91%) IIS
6 4 (0.61%) Drupal
6 4 (0.61%) nginx
7 3 (0.46%) JBoss
7 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.46%) WordPress
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.30%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 19 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.46%) Sketch
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.30%) InDesign
9 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.43%) Magento
3 13 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.37%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.37%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 98 (14.89%) Azure
2 73 (11.09%) AWS
3 30 (4.56%) GCP
4 21 (3.19%) Office 365
4 21 (3.19%) SaaS
5 12 (1.82%) Power Platform
6 10 (1.52%) Boomi
7 8 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.91%) GitHub
8 6 (0.91%) Heroku
8 6 (0.91%) PaaS
9 5 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.61%) Apple Pay
10 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.61%) Google Pay
10 4 (0.61%) Serverless
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.46%) IaaS
11 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.32%) Firewall
2 14 (2.13%) DNS
3 11 (1.67%) Wireless
4 9 (1.37%) DHCP
5 8 (1.22%) Internet
5 8 (1.22%) Network Security
5 8 (1.22%) VPN
5 8 (1.22%) WAN
6 7 (1.06%) LAN
6 7 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.91%) SAN
7 6 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.76%) SMTP
8 5 (0.76%) SSL
8 5 (0.76%) VoIP
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.46%) DSL
9 3 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.30%) BGP
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.60%) MySQL
3 35 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.82%) Power BI
9 10 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
11 8 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.22%) DB2
11 8 (1.22%) Redis
12 7 (1.06%) Big Data
12 7 (1.06%) QlikView
13 6 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 48 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.47%) JIRA
3 33 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.65%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.19%) Maven
6 16 (2.43%) GitLab
7 12 (1.82%) Ant
8 11 (1.67%) JUnit
8 11 (1.67%) Subversion
9 10 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.37%) Android Studio
10 9 (1.37%) gulp
11 8 (1.22%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.22%) Selenium
11 8 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.22%) webpack
12 6 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (0.91%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 147 (22.34%) Finance
2 72 (10.94%) Manufacturing
3 59 (8.97%) Banking
4 45 (6.84%) Marketing
5 35 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 28 (4.26%) Public Sector
7 18 (2.74%) Automotive
8 12 (1.82%) Retail Finance
9 11 (1.67%) Local Government
10 10 (1.52%) Games
11 8 (1.22%) Legal
12 6 (0.91%) Electronics
12 6 (0.91%) Publishing
13 4 (0.61%) Back Office
13 4 (0.61%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) French Language
14 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.30%) German Language
14 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (29.48%) Developer
2 123 (18.69%) Analyst
3 61 (9.27%) Senior Developer
4 41 (6.23%) Architect
4 41 (6.23%) Business Analyst
5 39 (5.93%) PHP Developer
6 38 (5.78%) Software Developer
7 32 (4.86%) Consultant
8 28 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 27 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 23 (3.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (2.89%) C# Developer
11 19 (2.89%) Software Engineer
12 18 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 18 (2.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 18 (2.74%) Junior
12 18 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.58%) IT Analyst
13 17 (2.58%) SQL Developer
14 15 (2.28%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (15.81%) HTML
2 96 (14.59%) CSS
3 83 (12.61%) .NET
4 64 (9.73%) AngularJS
5 51 (7.75%) HTML5
6 48 (7.29%) jQuery
7 41 (6.23%) .NET Framework
8 40 (6.08%) Entity Framework
9 39 (5.93%) CSS3
10 35 (5.32%) REST
11 34 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (5.17%) Web Services
12 31 (4.71%) XML
13 24 (3.65%) Laravel
14 22 (3.34%) WinForms
15 21 (3.19%) ADO.NET
15 21 (3.19%) React
16 20 (3.04%) .NET Core
17 19 (2.89%) Ajax
17 19 (2.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.50%) User Experience
6 22 (3.34%) Driving Licence
7 21 (3.19%) Data Centre
8 20 (3.04%) FMCG
9 15 (2.28%) Smart Meter
10 14 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.98%) Blog
11 13 (1.98%) EPoS
12 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.52%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.37%) Cloud Native
15 8 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (1.06%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
17 6 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.79%) Windows
2 45 (6.84%) Linux
3 28 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.04%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.74%) Android
6 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.37%) Unix
10 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.76%) CentOS
12 5 (0.76%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.61%) AIX
13 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.61%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (17.78%) E-Commerce
3 95 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (11.55%) Project Management
5 75 (11.40%) DevOps
6 69 (10.49%) Migration
7 64 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (8.81%) ERP
9 56 (8.51%) ITIL
10 54 (8.21%) MVC
11 49 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (7.29%) Scrum
12 48 (7.29%) SDLC
13 47 (7.14%) Web Development
14 43 (6.53%) Software Engineering
15 41 (6.23%) Coaching
16 40 (6.08%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.08%) Waterfall
17 38 (5.78%) Computer Science
18 36 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 148 (22.49%) SQL
2 116 (17.63%) JavaScript
3 77 (11.70%) C#
4 71 (10.79%) Java
5 57 (8.66%) PHP
6 45 (6.84%) Python
7 34 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 29 (4.41%) VB
9 24 (3.65%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.19%) VB6
11 18 (2.74%) C
12 15 (2.28%) C++
13 14 (2.13%) Java 8
13 14 (2.13%) R
14 9 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.37%) Scala
14 9 (1.37%) VBA
15 8 (1.22%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.06%) ES6
17 3 (0.46%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 72 (10.94%) Degree
2 13 (1.98%) CISSP
2 13 (1.98%) Master's Degree
3 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.67%) CISM
4 11 (1.67%) MCSA
5 10 (1.52%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 9 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.06%) CCSA
8 7 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.91%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.76%) CCNA
10 5 (0.76%) CCSE
10 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.61%) GIAC
12 3 (0.46%) CISA
12 3 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (5.32%) GDPR
3 31 (4.71%) QA
4 17 (2.58%) SLA
5 15 (2.28%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.91%) COBIT
6 6 (0.91%) PMO
7 5 (0.76%) NIST
8 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.46%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.30%) COSO
9 2 (0.30%) HL7
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.30%) WCAG
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) Basel II
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (6.84%) Docker
2 38 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.22%) Varnish
5 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.91%) vSphere
7 5 (0.76%) NFS
7 5 (0.76%) Samba
8 4 (0.61%) Shibboleth
8 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (2.58%) Puppet
2 11 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.52%) WSUS
4 8 (1.22%) SCCM
4 8 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.22%) Terraform
5 6 (0.91%) Ansible
6 5 (0.76%) Cacti
6 5 (0.76%) Galera Cluster
6 5 (0.76%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.76%) Nagios
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.61%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 4 (0.61%) PingFederate
8 2 (0.30%) Grafana
8 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 120 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.93%) VMware
3 28 (4.26%) Oracle
4 25 (3.80%) Google
5 22 (3.34%) Xamarin
6 21 (3.19%) SAP
7 18 (2.74%) Cisco
8 16 (2.43%) Tableau
9 11 (1.67%) Adobe
9 11 (1.67%) Cognos
9 11 (1.67%) IBM
10 10 (1.52%) Citrix
10 10 (1.52%) Dell
10 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.37%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.22%) Apple
12 8 (1.22%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.06%) HP
13 7 (1.06%) Meraki
13 7 (1.06%) Zend