Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > North of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 53 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 -19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 429 1,022 1,662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.03% 5.21% 6.84%
As % of the General category 12.15% 15.27% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 296 721 1,372
Median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £29,125 £26,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,361 £53,850 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +7.70% -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 3,531 6,692 9,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.15% 34.09% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,618 4,743 7,712
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,244
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -18 250 £47,500 +5.56% 51
Yorkshire +15 163 £39,000 -8.24% 26
North East +19 16 £45,000 +1.12% 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 123 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (27.74%) SQL
3 93 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 92 (21.45%) Azure
5 87 (20.28%) C#
6 86 (20.05%) Problem-Solving
7 81 (18.88%) SQL Server
8 72 (16.78%) E-Commerce
9 70 (16.32%) Microsoft
10 67 (15.62%) .NET
10 67 (15.62%) Finance
11 66 (15.38%) HTML
11 66 (15.38%) CSS
12 56 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (12.35%) PHP
14 50 (11.66%) DevOps
15 49 (11.42%) MVC
16 46 (10.72%) Management Information System
17 42 (9.79%) Software Engineering
18 40 (9.32%) AngularJS
19 39 (9.09%) Degree
20 37 (8.62%) Web Development
20 37 (8.62%) jQuery
21 36 (8.39%) AWS
21 36 (8.39%) MySQL
22 34 (7.93%) JIRA
23 32 (7.46%) XML
23 32 (7.46%) VMware
23 32 (7.46%) Migration
24 31 (7.23%) Java

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 13 (3.03%) IIS
2 12 (2.80%) Confluence
3 8 (1.86%) Apache
4 7 (1.63%) CMS
5 6 (1.40%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.93%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.70%) SAS
9 2 (0.47%) JBoss
9 2 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.23%) GemFire
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.47%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.47%) InDesign
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) Sketch
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.96%) Magento
2 9 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.17%) assyst
3 5 (1.17%) SAP Retail
4 4 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.70%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.70%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.23%) BASE24
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.23%) Shopify
7 1 (0.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.45%) Azure
2 36 (8.39%) AWS
3 25 (5.83%) GCP
4 16 (3.73%) SaaS
5 14 (3.26%) Office 365
6 9 (2.10%) Boomi
7 8 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.86%) PaaS
8 7 (1.63%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.40%) IaaS
10 5 (1.17%) GitHub
10 5 (1.17%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.93%) Trello
12 3 (0.70%) Logic Apps
13 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.59%) Firewall
2 23 (5.36%) WAN
3 22 (5.13%) LAN
4 17 (3.96%) VPN
4 17 (3.96%) Wireless
5 12 (2.80%) IP Telephony
5 12 (2.80%) SAN
5 12 (2.80%) VoIP
6 11 (2.56%) Internet
6 11 (2.56%) SSL
7 5 (1.17%) Network Security
8 4 (0.93%) DNS
8 4 (0.93%) FTP
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.70%) Intranet
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.47%) HTTP
10 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.39%) MySQL
3 20 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.10%) Big Data
5 9 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.63%) Power BI
7 6 (1.40%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (1.40%) Redis
7 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.17%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.93%) WebFOCUS
10 3 (0.70%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (7.93%) JIRA
2 24 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.33%) Ranorex
6 9 (2.10%) PHPUnit
7 8 (1.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.86%) Selenium
7 8 (1.86%) Subversion
8 7 (1.63%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.40%) JMeter
9 6 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.17%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (1.17%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.70%) git-flow
11 3 (0.70%) gulp
12 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.47%) Grunt
General
1 67 (15.62%) Finance
2 29 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 25 (5.83%) Local Government
4 22 (5.13%) Games
5 19 (4.43%) Marketing
6 10 (2.33%) Banking
7 8 (1.86%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.17%) Back Office
10 4 (0.93%) Automotive
10 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.93%) Law
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 142 (33.10%) Developer
2 57 (13.29%) Analyst
3 44 (10.26%) Architect
3 44 (10.26%) PHP Developer
4 30 (6.99%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 25 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 20 (4.66%) Business Analyst
9 16 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Junior
11 13 (3.03%) Administrator
11 13 (3.03%) IT Administrator
11 13 (3.03%) IT Manager
11 13 (3.03%) IT Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.03%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.03%) Junior Developer
11 13 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.80%) C# Developer
12 12 (2.80%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.62%) .NET
2 66 (15.38%) CSS
2 66 (15.38%) HTML
3 40 (9.32%) AngularJS
4 37 (8.62%) jQuery
5 32 (7.46%) XML
6 23 (5.36%) HTML5
7 22 (5.13%) .NET Core
8 20 (4.66%) React
9 18 (4.20%) Vue.js
10 17 (3.96%) CSS3
10 17 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (3.73%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.73%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.50%) Entity Framework
13 13 (3.03%) Laravel
13 13 (3.03%) Node.js
14 10 (2.33%) ADO.NET
14 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.72%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (5.59%) User Experience
5 20 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.80%) Blog
7 11 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.63%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.17%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.93%) EPoS
12 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.70%) FMCG
13 3 (0.70%) iSeries
13 3 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.76%) Windows
2 24 (5.59%) Linux
3 20 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.86%) Android
6 7 (1.63%) HPUX
7 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.70%) Unix
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.05%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (16.78%) E-Commerce
4 50 (11.66%) DevOps
5 49 (11.42%) MVC
6 42 (9.79%) Software Engineering
7 37 (8.62%) Web Development
8 32 (7.46%) Migration
9 31 (7.23%) Time Management
10 29 (6.76%) ITIL
10 29 (6.76%) Project Management
11 28 (6.53%) Analytics
11 28 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.53%) Requirements Gathering
11 28 (6.53%) Scrum
12 25 (5.83%) Project Delivery
13 24 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (5.36%) ETL
14 23 (5.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.74%) SQL
2 93 (21.68%) JavaScript
3 87 (20.28%) C#
4 53 (12.35%) PHP
5 31 (7.23%) Java
6 20 (4.66%) VB
7 19 (4.43%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.43%) Python
8 11 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.33%) C
9 10 (2.33%) VB6
9 10 (2.33%) VBScript
10 8 (1.86%) C++
11 7 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.40%) Go
12 6 (1.40%) PHP 7
13 5 (1.17%) Ruby
14 4 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (9.09%) Degree
2 18 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.50%) CCNA
4 14 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.80%) MCSA
5 12 (2.80%) MCSE
5 12 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.93%) ISEB
8 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.70%) CISSP
9 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) GIAC
10 2 (0.47%) CCNP
10 2 (0.47%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) CCIE
11 1 (0.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.90%) GDPR
1 21 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.96%) SLA
3 12 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.80%) QA
4 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) NIST
5 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.70%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (5.83%) Docker
2 20 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.40%) Varnish
6 5 (1.17%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.80%) Ansible
3 11 (2.56%) Terraform
4 8 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.47%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.23%) Grafana
7 1 (0.23%) Kibana
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.46%) VMware
3 20 (4.66%) Cisco
3 20 (4.66%) Oracle
4 16 (3.73%) Xamarin
5 15 (3.50%) Capita
5 15 (3.50%) Google
6 13 (3.03%) SAP
6 13 (3.03%) Zend
7 11 (2.56%) IBM
8 9 (2.10%) Dell
9 8 (1.86%) Meraki
9 8 (1.86%) Netezza
10 7 (1.63%) HP
10 7 (1.63%) McAfee
10 7 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.63%) Splunk
11 6 (1.40%) Tableau
12 5 (1.17%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.17%) Hortonworks