Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 86 126
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40 -71
Permanent jobs citing Retail 157 186 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.92% 3.22% 1.73%
As % of the General category 9.05% 8.79% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 98 153 50
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.99% -16.57%
10th Percentile £32,000 £24,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,031 £72,500 £50,500
UK median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% - -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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,735 2,116 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.32% 36.63% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,445 1,282
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.89% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,925 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 -8 90 £57,454 -0.08% 13
Glasgow +43 52 £37,000 -12.94% 11
Fife +1 4 - - 1
Aberdeen +6 2 £24,000 -61.60% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £41,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway -4 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Highlands -6 1 £20,000 -69.23%
West Lothian -26 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 38 (24.20%) E-Commerce
3 36 (22.93%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.02%) Banking
5 32 (20.38%) HTML
6 30 (19.11%) CSS
6 30 (19.11%) Software Engineering
7 29 (18.47%) PHP
8 28 (17.83%) Marketing
9 27 (17.20%) CRM
10 26 (16.56%) SAP
11 25 (15.92%) AngularJS
12 23 (14.65%) FMCG
13 22 (14.01%) IT Strategy
14 21 (13.38%) Symfony
14 21 (13.38%) SQL
15 20 (12.74%) Python
15 20 (12.74%) SAP CRM
16 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
17 18 (11.46%) Java
17 18 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
18 17 (10.83%) Migration
18 17 (10.83%) Scrum
18 17 (10.83%) Laravel
19 16 (10.19%) C#
19 16 (10.19%) Windows
19 16 (10.19%) React
20 15 (9.55%) Machine Learning

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 11 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.10%) CMS
3 4 (2.55%) IIS
3 4 (2.55%) Marvel
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle UPK
4 3 (1.91%) Apache
4 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Chatbot
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.55%) InVision
2 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (12.74%) SAP CRM
2 11 (7.01%) Magento
3 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.37%) SaaS
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.91%) Office 365
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Internet
2 5 (3.18%) Firewall
3 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.27%) LAN
4 2 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) MySQL
1 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.82%) Big Data
4 5 (3.18%) QlikView
5 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.55%) Essbase
6 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.64%) DataStage
8 1 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.64%) Power BI
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.10%) Hudson
2 8 (5.10%) Subversion
2 8 (5.10%) Xdebug
3 5 (3.18%) webpack
4 4 (2.55%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.55%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.55%) gulp
5 3 (1.91%) JIRA
6 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.27%) Selenium
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.64%) Grunt
General
1 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 33 (21.02%) Banking
3 28 (17.83%) Marketing
4 9 (5.73%) Automotive
5 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.82%) Advertising
6 6 (3.82%) Publishing
6 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.18%) Electronics
8 4 (2.55%) Billing
8 4 (2.55%) General Ledger
8 4 (2.55%) Legal
9 3 (1.91%) Games
10 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (26.11%) Developer
2 25 (15.92%) Architect
3 20 (12.74%) Commercial Architect
3 20 (12.74%) SAP Architect
3 20 (12.74%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 20 (12.74%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (9.55%) CRM Architect
4 15 (9.55%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 15 (9.55%) SAP CRM Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.73%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Data Scientist
9 7 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.82%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Lead PHP Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Software Development Manager
10 6 (3.82%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.38%) HTML
2 30 (19.11%) CSS
3 25 (15.92%) AngularJS
4 21 (13.38%) Symfony
5 17 (10.83%) Laravel
6 16 (10.19%) React
7 11 (7.01%) .NET
8 10 (6.37%) jQuery
9 8 (5.10%) LAMP
9 8 (5.10%) Sass
9 8 (5.10%) scikit-learn
9 8 (5.10%) Yii
10 7 (4.46%) XML
11 5 (3.18%) Matplotlib
11 5 (3.18%) NumPy
11 5 (3.18%) Pandas
11 5 (3.18%) Redux
12 4 (2.55%) CSS3
12 4 (2.55%) Framer.js
12 4 (2.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) FMCG
2 18 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.92%) Algorithms
3 14 (8.92%) Robotics
4 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.28%) Fintech
5 11 (7.01%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.37%) User Experience
7 9 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (3.82%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.18%) EPoS
10 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.64%) CMDB
12 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.64%) AIX
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) E-Commerce
3 30 (19.11%) Software Engineering
4 27 (17.20%) CRM
5 22 (14.01%) IT Strategy
6 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (10.83%) Migration
8 17 (10.83%) Scrum
9 15 (9.55%) Machine Learning
10 14 (8.92%) Robotic Process Automation
11 13 (8.28%) Analytics
11 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.28%) OO
11 13 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (7.64%) Front End Development
12 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (7.01%) Data Modelling
14 10 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.93%) JavaScript
2 29 (18.47%) PHP
3 21 (13.38%) SQL
4 20 (12.74%) Python
5 18 (11.46%) Java
6 16 (10.19%) C#
7 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.18%) VBA
8 4 (2.55%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.64%) Groovy
10 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.18%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) CISM
2 4 (2.55%) CISSP
3 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.64%) CCDP
4 1 (0.64%) CCIE
4 1 (0.64%) CCNP
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) JNCIE
4 1 (0.64%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) Docker
2 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Terraform
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) Grafana
2 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.27%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) SAP
2 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle
4 8 (5.10%) Splunk
4 8 (5.10%) Zend
5 6 (3.82%) IBM
6 5 (3.18%) Cognos
6 5 (3.18%) Google
6 5 (3.18%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.55%) Anaplan
7 4 (2.55%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.91%) Cisco
8 3 (1.91%) F5
8 3 (1.91%) Juniper
9 2 (1.27%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.27%) Citrix
9 2 (1.27%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.64%) Tableau