Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 371 649 813
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.38% 4.14% 4.34%
As % of the General category 10.94% 12.24% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 367 513 681
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,391 5,303 6,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.88% 33.81% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,609 4,006 5,369
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the North of England over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 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
North West 0 253 £50,000 +11.11% 131
Yorkshire -39 106 £45,000 +9.76% 51
North East 0 12 £43,750 - 21
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 North of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 112 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (29.92%) E-Commerce
3 85 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 78 (21.02%) AWS
5 77 (20.75%) Microsoft
6 75 (20.22%) HTML
7 72 (19.41%) SQL
8 69 (18.60%) Azure
9 66 (17.79%) CSS
10 52 (14.02%) Finance
11 50 (13.48%) PHP
11 50 (13.48%) SQL Server
12 45 (12.13%) MVC
13 43 (11.59%) Python
14 42 (11.32%) C#
14 42 (11.32%) Marketing
14 42 (11.32%) DevOps
15 40 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (10.51%) Git (software)
16 39 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (10.24%) MySQL
17 38 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
18 37 (9.97%) OO
19 36 (9.70%) Analytics
20 35 (9.43%) .NET
20 35 (9.43%) Mentoring
21 33 (8.89%) HTML5
22 32 (8.63%) React
23 30 (8.09%) User Experience
24 29 (7.82%) Web Development

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 16 (4.31%) Apache
2 11 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (2.16%) Apache Synapse
4 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.62%) Confluence
6 5 (1.35%) CMS
6 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.08%) WordPress
8 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.54%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.54%) Figma
3 2 (0.54%) InVision
3 2 (0.54%) Sketch
3 2 (0.54%) UXPin
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (5.93%) Shopify
2 14 (3.77%) Magento
3 4 (1.08%) Social Studio
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.54%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.54%) SAP CAR
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (21.02%) AWS
2 69 (18.60%) Azure
3 23 (6.20%) GCP
4 19 (5.12%) Azure Data Factory
5 14 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
6 13 (3.50%) SaaS
7 12 (3.23%) Power Platform
8 11 (2.96%) Microsoft 365
9 8 (2.16%) Serverless
10 7 (1.89%) Google Analytics
11 6 (1.62%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.62%) Boomi
12 5 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.35%) GitHub
12 5 (1.35%) PaaS
12 5 (1.35%) PowerApps
13 4 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.08%) Power Automate
13 4 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 3 (0.81%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) Network Security
2 5 (1.35%) Firewall
3 4 (1.08%) SMS
4 3 (0.81%) DHCP
4 3 (0.81%) DNS
4 3 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) LAN
4 3 (0.81%) WAN
4 3 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.27%) MVNO
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (10.24%) MySQL
3 27 (7.28%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.74%) Amazon Redshift
4 25 (6.74%) Data Lake
4 25 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (6.20%) Amazon Athena
6 22 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (5.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 18 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (3.50%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (2.16%) HBase
12 8 (2.16%) Informix
12 8 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.70%) JIRA
3 9 (2.43%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.89%) JUnit
5 6 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.62%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Balsamiq
7 2 (0.54%) GitLab
7 2 (0.54%) Subversion
7 2 (0.54%) TestRail
8 1 (0.27%) Appium
8 1 (0.27%) git-flow
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) RStudio
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.27%) Storybook
General
1 52 (14.02%) Finance
2 42 (11.32%) Marketing
3 24 (6.47%) Public Sector
4 22 (5.93%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.70%) Banking
7 9 (2.43%) Automotive
8 5 (1.35%) Electronics
9 4 (1.08%) Advertising
9 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (32.35%) Developer
2 43 (11.59%) PHP Developer
3 37 (9.97%) Architect
4 36 (9.70%) Analyst
5 23 (6.20%) Data Engineer
6 16 (4.31%) Software Developer
6 16 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.23%) Business Analyst
10 11 (2.96%) Data Architect
11 10 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (2.70%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 10 (2.70%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.43%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (2.43%) Java Developer
12 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (2.43%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (2.43%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.22%) HTML
2 66 (17.79%) CSS
3 35 (9.43%) .NET
4 33 (8.89%) HTML5
5 32 (8.63%) React
6 25 (6.74%) Laravel
7 23 (6.20%) CSS3
8 21 (5.66%) jQuery
9 20 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (4.85%) JSON
10 18 (4.85%) Middleware
11 14 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.77%) Node.js
11 14 (3.77%) Spring
12 13 (3.50%) .NET Core
12 13 (3.50%) Symfony
13 12 (3.23%) LAMP
13 12 (3.23%) Web Services
14 11 (2.96%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.09%) User Experience
3 20 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.04%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.43%) Cloud Native
8 9 (2.43%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.43%) Social Media
9 8 (2.16%) Blog
9 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.35%) FMCG
11 4 (1.08%) EPoS
11 4 (1.08%) NHS
12 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.54%) Photography
13 2 (0.54%) Podcast
14 1 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.55%) Linux
2 20 (5.39%) Windows
3 15 (4.04%) Unix
4 13 (3.50%) Android
5 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (29.92%) E-Commerce
3 45 (12.13%) MVC
4 42 (11.32%) DevOps
5 39 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (9.97%) OO
7 36 (9.70%) Analytics
8 35 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 29 (7.82%) Web Development
10 28 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 27 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (7.01%) Coaching
12 26 (7.01%) CRM
13 25 (6.74%) Migration
14 24 (6.47%) Data Modelling
15 23 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (5.93%) ITIL
16 22 (5.93%) Project Management
16 22 (5.93%) Scrum
17 21 (5.66%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.91%) JavaScript
2 72 (19.41%) SQL
3 50 (13.48%) PHP
4 43 (11.59%) Python
5 42 (11.32%) C#
6 25 (6.74%) Java
7 11 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.43%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.35%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.08%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.08%) Ruby
10 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.81%) Go
11 3 (0.81%) Groovy
12 2 (0.54%) C
12 2 (0.54%) ES6
12 2 (0.54%) HiveQL
12 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.82%) Degree
2 12 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.96%) DBS Check
4 8 (2.16%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) AAT
6 2 (0.54%) ACCA
6 2 (0.54%) CIMA
6 2 (0.54%) ISEB
6 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.54%) OCP
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.54%) PMP
6 2 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) QA
2 11 (2.96%) GDPR
3 10 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.62%) PMO
5 4 (1.08%) COSHH
6 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (7.28%) Docker
2 7 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.35%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (6.47%) Terraform
2 20 (5.39%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.54%) Ansible
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.47%) Google
3 22 (5.93%) Databricks
4 19 (5.12%) SAP
5 16 (4.31%) Zend
6 15 (4.04%) Adobe
7 14 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.23%) Apple
9 10 (2.70%) VMware
10 9 (2.43%) Citrix
11 6 (1.62%) Dell
11 6 (1.62%) Oracle
11 6 (1.62%) Snowplow
12 5 (1.35%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.08%) IBM
13 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.81%) Facebook
14 3 (0.81%) Instagram
14 3 (0.81%) JDA
14 3 (0.81%) Veeam