Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 69 7 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.34% 2.24% 5.96%
As % of the General category 16.27% 5.07% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 12
10th Percentile £33,750 " £17,100
25th Percentile £35,938 £41,500 £24,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +22.67% -16.67%
75th Percentile £52,188 £50,500 £45,313
90th Percentile £69,375 " £69,875
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,371
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.05% +6.74%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 424 138 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.37% 44.09% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 230 61 131
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,893
25th Percentile £36,500 £36,250 £30,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -8.05%
75th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,138 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% +5.02% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Northern Ireland

Retail
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Retail in Northern Ireland

Retail
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in Northern Ireland

Retail
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
County Armagh - 57 £37,500 -
County Antrim -34 7 £47,500 +3.26% 4
County Tyrone - 4 £45,000 -
Newry - 1 - -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Retail.

1 57 (82.61%) Facilities Management
2 55 (79.71%) Microsoft
3 52 (75.36%) Social Skills
4 51 (73.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 51 (73.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 46 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (34.78%) Service Delivery
6 24 (34.78%) Management Information System
7 22 (31.88%) Line Management
8 9 (13.04%) SLA
9 8 (11.59%) Finance
10 6 (8.70%) HTML
10 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 6 (8.70%) CSS
10 6 (8.70%) Windows
10 6 (8.70%) User Experience
10 6 (8.70%) Sass
10 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
11 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.25%) SaaS
11 5 (7.25%) React
12 3 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
12 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
12 3 (4.35%) PDA
12 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 3 (4.35%) CCTV
12 3 (4.35%) QlikView
12 3 (4.35%) Data Migration

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 51 (73.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 51 (73.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 46 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DHCP
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
1 3 (4.35%) NAS
1 3 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (2.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
1 3 (4.35%) QlikView
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
General
1 52 (75.36%) Social Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (8.70%) Angular Developer
1 6 (8.70%) Developer
1 6 (8.70%) Help Desk Operator
2 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
3 3 (4.35%) Administrator
3 3 (4.35%) Analyst
3 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Administrator
3 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (2.90%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 6 (8.70%) CSS
1 6 (8.70%) HTML
1 6 (8.70%) Sass
2 5 (7.25%) React
3 1 (1.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) CCTV
3 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.35%) FMCG
3 3 (4.35%) PDA
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (82.61%) Facilities Management
2 24 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 22 (31.88%) Line Management
4 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.35%) ERP
5 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (2.90%) Architectural Design
6 2 (2.90%) ETL
6 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (2.90%) Time Management
7 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.45%) Cash Management
7 1 (1.45%) Coaching
7 1 (1.45%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (1.45%) Front End Development
7 1 (1.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (79.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco
2 3 (4.35%) Dell
2 3 (4.35%) McAfee
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
2 3 (4.35%) Veritas
3 2 (2.90%) AppDynamics