Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 76 86
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 -43
Permanent jobs citing Retail 124 175 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.34% 3.15% 2.80%
As % of the General category 6.49% 7.77% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 76 105 98
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £72,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 1,911 2,252 2,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.02% 40.55% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,421 1,212
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -28 72 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Glasgow -1 38 £42,000 -18.05% 15
West Lothian -20 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Stirling +5 3 £43,750 +90.22%
Aberdeen 0 2 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 40 (32.26%) Finance
1 40 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 36 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.39%) SQL
4 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
5 24 (19.35%) HTML
6 23 (18.55%) Marketing
7 22 (17.74%) PHP
8 21 (16.94%) OO
9 19 (15.32%) Front End Development
10 18 (14.52%) Java
10 18 (14.52%) CRM
10 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
10 18 (14.52%) Scrum
10 18 (14.52%) FMCG
11 17 (13.71%) Symfony
11 17 (13.71%) IT Strategy
12 16 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (12.90%) React
12 16 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (12.90%) SAP
12 16 (12.90%) CSS
13 15 (12.10%) Windows
13 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.10%) SAP CRM
13 15 (12.10%) jQuery
14 14 (11.29%) SaaS
14 14 (11.29%) Python
15 13 (10.48%) XML
15 13 (10.48%) C#

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 13 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.03%) CMS
3 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.61%) SAS
3 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Marvel
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) InVision
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (12.10%) SAP CRM
2 6 (4.84%) Magento
3 3 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.29%) SaaS
3 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.65%) npm
5 5 (4.03%) Office 365
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) Firebase
6 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Internet
2 4 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 3 (2.42%) LAN
3 3 (2.42%) WLAN
4 2 (1.61%) Skype
4 2 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.81%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) VSAN
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) MySQL
3 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.42%) Big Data
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.61%) SQLite
8 1 (0.81%) DataStage
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.45%) webpack
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (5.65%) Toad
2 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio Code
4 5 (4.03%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) ProC
4 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.23%) Hudson
5 4 (3.23%) Selenium
6 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.42%) Subversion
6 3 (2.42%) Xdebug
7 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.61%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.61%) Xcode
8 1 (0.81%) Appium
8 1 (0.81%) Protractor
General
1 40 (32.26%) Finance
2 23 (18.55%) Marketing
3 10 (8.06%) Banking
4 9 (7.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Legal
6 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Automotive
6 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Architect
3 22 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (12.10%) Commercial Architect
4 15 (12.10%) CRM Architect
4 15 (12.10%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 15 (12.10%) SAP Architect
4 15 (12.10%) SAP CRM Architect
4 15 (12.10%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.45%) Consultant
7 8 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.84%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.84%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
2 24 (19.35%) HTML
3 17 (13.71%) Symfony
4 16 (12.90%) CSS
4 16 (12.90%) React
5 15 (12.10%) jQuery
6 13 (10.48%) Ajax
6 13 (10.48%) XML
7 11 (8.87%) .NET
8 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.45%) HTML5
8 8 (6.45%) Node.js
8 8 (6.45%) Sass
9 7 (5.65%) CSS3
9 7 (5.65%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (5.65%) Redux
10 4 (3.23%) Laravel
10 4 (3.23%) RESTful
11 3 (2.42%) REST
11 3 (2.42%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) FMCG
2 16 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.65%) Cyberattack
5 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.61%) Social Media
7 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) EPoS
8 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.81%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.03%) Android
4 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.42%) Linux
6 2 (1.61%) Unix
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.94%) OO
3 19 (15.32%) Front End Development
4 18 (14.52%) CRM
4 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
4 18 (14.52%) Scrum
5 17 (13.71%) IT Strategy
6 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.06%) Web Development
8 9 (7.26%) Analytics
8 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (7.26%) MVC
9 7 (5.65%) Business Development
9 7 (5.65%) Data Privacy
9 7 (5.65%) OOP
9 7 (5.65%) Performance Management
9 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.39%) SQL
3 22 (17.74%) PHP
4 18 (14.52%) Java
5 14 (11.29%) Python
6 13 (10.48%) C#
7 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.61%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.61%) X++
10 1 (0.81%) R
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.65%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.61%) MCSE
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) GDPR
3 2 (1.61%) COBIT
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.81%) vRealize
2 1 (0.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) SAP
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) IDERA
4 3 (2.42%) RedGate
4 3 (2.42%) VMware
4 3 (2.42%) Zend
5 2 (1.61%) Apple
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco
5 2 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) Brocade
6 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) EMC
6 1 (0.81%) ESRI
6 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Teradata