Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 101 62
Rank change year-on-year -13 -39 -20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 117 137 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.19% 2.48% 3.85%
As % of the General category 5.91% 6.01% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 140
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £101,268 £70,000 £75,100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% -2.86% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,980 2,280 2,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.04% 41.22% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,400 1,232
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh -15 65 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Glasgow -10 26 £42,500 +3.03% 13
West Lothian -11 14 £41,250 -6.25% 1
Stirling - 3 £43,750 -
Aberdeen 0 2 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Dumfries and Galloway -1 1 £20,000 -39.39%
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Retail.

1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 37 (31.62%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (24.79%) SQL
5 24 (20.51%) HTML
6 22 (18.80%) jQuery
7 20 (17.09%) Ajax
8 17 (14.53%) Marketing
8 17 (14.53%) Java
8 17 (14.53%) XML
9 16 (13.68%) Oracle
10 15 (12.82%) OO
10 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.82%) Front End Development
11 14 (11.97%) PL/SQL
11 14 (11.97%) Toad
11 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.97%) Oracle APEX
11 14 (11.97%) Business Development
12 13 (11.11%) FMCG
12 13 (11.11%) Scrum
12 13 (11.11%) CRM
13 12 (10.26%) PHP
13 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (9.40%) IT Strategy
14 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
14 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
14 11 (9.40%) Windows
15 10 (8.55%) CSS

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.71%) CMS
2 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.71%) SAS
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.71%) Magento
4 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.69%) SaaS
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.13%) npm
4 6 (5.13%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) Firebase
5 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) WAN
2 7 (5.98%) Firewall
2 7 (5.98%) LAN
3 4 (3.42%) MPLS
3 4 (3.42%) OSPF
4 3 (2.56%) WLAN
5 2 (1.71%) Skype
5 2 (1.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.85%) VoIP
6 1 (0.85%) VSAN
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) MySQL
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.71%) Big Data
3 2 (1.71%) DB2
3 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.71%) SQLite
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Oracle APEX
1 14 (11.97%) Toad
2 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.13%) JIRA
3 6 (5.13%) Selenium
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio Code
3 6 (5.13%) webpack
4 5 (4.27%) ProC
5 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.71%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.71%) Xcode
7 1 (0.85%) Appium
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.85%) Mockito
7 1 (0.85%) Protractor
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Marketing
3 10 (8.55%) Banking
4 8 (6.84%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) Architect
2 16 (13.68%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (11.97%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) IT Manager
5 9 (7.69%) Commercial Architect
5 9 (7.69%) CRM Architect
5 9 (7.69%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.69%) SAP Architect
5 9 (7.69%) SAP CRM Architect
5 9 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.98%) Junior
8 6 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.13%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.13%) Junior Web Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) HTML
2 22 (18.80%) jQuery
3 20 (17.09%) Ajax
4 17 (14.53%) XML
5 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.55%) CSS
6 10 (8.55%) React
7 8 (6.84%) .NET
7 8 (6.84%) HTML5
7 8 (6.84%) Symfony
8 7 (5.98%) CSS3
8 7 (5.98%) Node.js
9 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (5.13%) Redux
9 6 (5.13%) Sass
10 3 (2.56%) JavaFX
10 3 (2.56%) REST
10 3 (2.56%) RESTful
10 3 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) FMCG
2 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.98%) Cyberattack
5 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.27%) NHS
7 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.71%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Android
2 6 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.27%) Linux
4 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.82%) Front End Development
2 15 (12.82%) OO
3 14 (11.97%) Business Development
4 13 (11.11%) CRM
4 13 (11.11%) Scrum
5 11 (9.40%) IT Strategy
5 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.84%) Change Management
7 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.84%) Web Development
8 7 (5.98%) OOP
8 7 (5.98%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.13%) ERP
9 6 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.79%) SQL
3 17 (14.53%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.26%) PHP
6 9 (7.69%) Python
7 8 (6.84%) C#
8 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.71%) X++
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.98%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (3.42%) CCNA
4 4 (3.42%) CCNP
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.71%) ISEB
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) GDPR
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) IFRS
4 1 (0.85%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.85%) vRealize
2 1 (0.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.69%) SAP
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco
5 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.27%) HP
6 4 (3.42%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (2.56%) IDERA
7 3 (2.56%) RedGate
7 3 (2.56%) VMware
8 2 (1.71%) Apple
8 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.71%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Aruba
9 1 (0.85%) Brocade
9 1 (0.85%) ESRI
9 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.85%) Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) IFS
9 1 (0.85%) Infoblox