Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > North of England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 86 51
Rank change year-on-year +53 -35 -13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,114 233 1,010
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 7.07% 3.20% 5.29%
As % of the General category 13.89% 7.06% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 490 183 702
10th Percentile £27,400 £29,350 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,794 £35,000 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,800 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 8,020 3,298 10,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.87% 45.30% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,577 2,690 7,359
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.20% +2.35%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +5.68%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +46 713 £47,500 -5.00% 178
Yorkshire +43 343 £47,250 +18.13% 93
North East +15 58 £40,000 -11.60% 20
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 436 (39.14%) Social Skills
2 255 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (21.99%) Microsoft
4 238 (21.36%) Facilities Management
5 211 (18.94%) Finance
6 198 (17.77%) Service Delivery
7 196 (17.59%) Line Management
8 170 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
9 155 (13.91%) Marketing
10 154 (13.82%) Azure
11 136 (12.21%) E-Commerce
12 131 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
13 121 (10.86%) SQL
13 121 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
14 117 (10.50%) Information Security
15 113 (10.14%) Management Information System
16 110 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 107 (9.61%) Mentoring
18 106 (9.52%) Coaching
19 100 (8.98%) Banking
20 98 (8.80%) AWS
21 94 (8.44%) SLA
22 92 (8.26%) Windows
23 86 (7.72%) JavaScript
23 86 (7.72%) Software Engineering
24 80 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
25 79 (7.09%) Driving Licence
26 78 (7.00%) Analytics
27 77 (6.91%) DevOps
28 76 (6.82%) Microsoft 365

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 11 (0.99%) Confluence
2 9 (0.81%) SAS
3 8 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.54%) CMS
4 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.36%) Apache
6 3 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.18%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.18%) JBoss
7 2 (0.18%) Liferay
7 2 (0.18%) Mule
7 2 (0.18%) nginx
7 2 (0.18%) WordPress
8 1 (0.090%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.090%) CICS
8 1 (0.090%) IIS
8 1 (0.090%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 131 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.18%) InVision
8 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 22 (1.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (1.71%) Maximo
3 14 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.72%) SAP Retail
6 6 (0.54%) Magento
7 4 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.27%) SAP CAR
8 3 (0.27%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.27%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.18%) SAP MDG
9 2 (0.18%) Social Studio
10 1 (0.090%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 154 (13.82%) Azure
2 98 (8.80%) AWS
3 76 (6.82%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (4.85%) Power Platform
5 49 (4.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 47 (4.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 39 (3.50%) Serverless
8 27 (2.42%) SaaS
9 26 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
10 21 (1.89%) GCP
11 13 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.17%) Google Analytics
12 12 (1.08%) GitHub
13 8 (0.72%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (0.72%) IaaS
14 7 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.63%) Azure Functions
14 7 (0.63%) Boomi
15 6 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.33%) Firewall
1 26 (2.33%) Internet
2 22 (1.97%) 5G
3 20 (1.80%) Wireless
4 19 (1.71%) SMS
5 16 (1.44%) Intranet
6 15 (1.35%) LAN
7 12 (1.08%) WLAN
8 11 (0.99%) DNS
9 10 (0.90%) Broadband
10 7 (0.63%) DHCP
10 7 (0.63%) RFID
10 7 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.54%) Network Security
12 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.45%) WAN
13 2 (0.18%) FTP
13 2 (0.18%) HTTP
13 2 (0.18%) SMTP
13 2 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.67%) Power BI
3 30 (2.69%) MySQL
4 28 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.35%) Tableau
6 13 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.90%) Big Data
10 9 (0.81%) Metadata
11 7 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.54%) DB2
12 6 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.54%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.45%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.45%) DataStage
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (3.05%) JIRA
2 26 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.90%) Selenium
5 9 (0.81%) webpack
6 7 (0.63%) GitLab
7 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.54%) PHPUnit
7 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.45%) Postman
9 4 (0.36%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (0.36%) JUnit
9 4 (0.36%) Maven
10 3 (0.27%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.18%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.18%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.18%) MSI
11 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 436 (39.14%) Social Skills
2 211 (18.94%) Finance
3 155 (13.91%) Marketing
4 121 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (8.98%) Banking
6 52 (4.67%) Legal
7 50 (4.49%) Manufacturing
8 37 (3.32%) Public Sector
9 33 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
10 30 (2.69%) Telecoms
11 27 (2.42%) Law
12 25 (2.24%) Advertising
12 25 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
13 22 (1.97%) Back Office
14 20 (1.80%) Automotive
15 16 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 16 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
16 15 (1.35%) Games
17 14 (1.26%) Billing
17 14 (1.26%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 125 (11.22%) Architect
2 98 (8.80%) Consultant
3 97 (8.71%) Developer
4 92 (8.26%) Analyst
5 76 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 64 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
7 46 (4.13%) Salesforce Architect
8 40 (3.59%) IT Manager
9 37 (3.32%) Coordinator
10 30 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (2.60%) Business Analyst
11 29 (2.60%) IT Support
12 27 (2.42%) Software Engineer
13 23 (2.06%) Senior Manager
14 22 (1.97%) Software Developer
15 21 (1.89%) IT Engineer
15 21 (1.89%) Windows Engineer
16 20 (1.80%) Telecoms Consultant
17 19 (1.71%) Azure Engineer
17 19 (1.71%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (6.28%) .NET
2 44 (3.95%) React
3 43 (3.86%) HTML
4 40 (3.59%) CSS
5 34 (3.05%) Node.js
6 32 (2.87%) Web Services
7 24 (2.15%) AngularJS
8 22 (1.97%) .NET Core
9 21 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 17 (1.53%) COM
11 16 (1.44%) JSON
11 16 (1.44%) REST
12 15 (1.35%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.17%) jQuery
14 12 (1.08%) Enzyme
14 12 (1.08%) Jest
14 12 (1.08%) Redux
14 12 (1.08%) RESTful
14 12 (1.08%) SOAP
14 12 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 79 (7.09%) Driving Licence
3 62 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (5.39%) EPoS
5 37 (3.32%) Social Media
6 35 (3.14%) User Experience
7 28 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 28 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 27 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 26 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (1.89%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.80%) Smart City
12 18 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (1.62%) Legacy Systems
13 16 (1.44%) FMCG
14 15 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.99%) PDA
16 10 (0.90%) Cloud Native
17 9 (0.81%) Legacy Code
18 8 (0.72%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 92 (8.26%) Windows
2 38 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 29 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 21 (1.89%) Linux
5 19 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 14 (1.26%) Android
9 14 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Unix
13 1 (0.090%) AIX
13 1 (0.090%) CentOS
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (21.36%) Facilities Management
3 198 (17.77%) Service Delivery
4 196 (17.59%) Line Management
5 170 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
6 136 (12.21%) E-Commerce
7 117 (10.50%) Information Security
8 110 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 107 (9.61%) Mentoring
10 106 (9.52%) Coaching
11 86 (7.72%) Software Engineering
12 80 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
13 78 (7.00%) Analytics
14 77 (6.91%) DevOps
15 64 (5.75%) Business Development
16 60 (5.39%) Migration
16 60 (5.39%) Project Delivery
17 57 (5.12%) Project Management
18 56 (5.03%) Strategic Management
19 55 (4.94%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 121 (10.86%) SQL
2 86 (7.72%) JavaScript
3 48 (4.31%) Python
4 43 (3.86%) C#
5 39 (3.50%) Java
5 39 (3.50%) TypeScript
6 23 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.89%) C
8 17 (1.53%) PHP
8 17 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 11 (0.99%) Ruby
10 8 (0.72%) VBA
11 7 (0.63%) C++
11 7 (0.63%) Scala
12 5 (0.45%) R
13 3 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.27%) X++
14 2 (0.18%) ABAP
14 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (3.77%) Degree
2 27 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.53%) DBS Check
5 13 (1.17%) AWS Certification
6 12 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.81%) HNC
8 7 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.63%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.18%) APMP
10 2 (0.18%) CIPD
10 2 (0.18%) PMP
11 1 (0.090%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.090%) CCA
11 1 (0.090%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.090%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.44%) SLA
2 32 (2.87%) QA
3 30 (2.69%) Data Quality
4 27 (2.42%) GDPR
5 12 (1.08%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.81%) PMO
7 8 (0.72%) WCAG
8 7 (0.63%) COSHH
8 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 72 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.51%) Docker
3 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.27%) XenApp
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.090%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.090%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.24%) SCCM
3 19 (1.71%) Terraform
4 16 (1.44%) Ansible
5 4 (0.36%) Istio
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.27%) Nessus
6 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.090%) Clonezilla
8 1 (0.090%) Matomo
8 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.090%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.090%) Puppet
8 1 (0.090%) SCOM
8 1 (0.090%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.090%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.090%) vRealize
Vendors
1 245 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (5.03%) Google
4 34 (3.05%) SAP
5 20 (1.80%) Facebook
6 19 (1.71%) Apple
7 18 (1.62%) Cisco
8 14 (1.26%) CA
9 13 (1.17%) Oracle
10 12 (1.08%) Adobe
10 12 (1.08%) Palo Alto
11 10 (0.90%) Dell
11 10 (0.90%) VMware
12 9 (0.81%) IBM
12 9 (0.81%) Siemens
13 8 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 8 (0.72%) Workday
14 6 (0.54%) Teradata
15 5 (0.45%) BT
15 5 (0.45%) Meraki