Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 89 47
Rank change year-on-year -30 -42 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 115 139 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.11% 2.60% 5.07%
As % of the General category 5.84% 6.12% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 192
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -7.87% +11.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,000 £69,400 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% -1.90% +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 1,969 2,273 2,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.06% 42.59% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 1,413 1,397
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -13 58 £55,000 +15.79% 19
Glasgow -25 27 £40,000 -3.03% 11
West Lothian -1 11 £40,000 -9.09%
Dumfries and Galloway 0 2 £20,000 -45.21%
Aberdeen 0 2 £51,250 +28.13%
Stirling - 2 £43,750 - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 42 (36.52%) Finance
2 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.48%) SQL
4 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.39%) Banking
6 18 (15.65%) HTML
7 16 (13.91%) jQuery
8 14 (12.17%) Marketing
8 14 (12.17%) Java
8 14 (12.17%) Oracle
9 13 (11.30%) XML
9 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
9 13 (11.30%) CRM
9 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
9 13 (11.30%) Change Management
9 13 (11.30%) Firewall
9 13 (11.30%) Ajax
10 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.43%) WAN
10 12 (10.43%) LAN
10 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (9.57%) FMCG
11 11 (9.57%) Toad
11 11 (9.57%) Cisco
11 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
11 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.57%) Business Development
11 11 (9.57%) Oracle APEX

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 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) CMS
3 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.87%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.87%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) AdWords
4 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.87%) npm
4 1 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Firewall
2 12 (10.43%) LAN
2 12 (10.43%) WAN
3 9 (7.83%) MPLS
3 9 (7.83%) OSPF
4 3 (2.61%) WLAN
5 2 (1.74%) Skype
5 2 (1.74%) VPN
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.87%) SAN
6 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.87%) VSAN
6 1 (0.87%) Wireless
6 1 (0.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.61%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.87%) Power BI
5 1 (0.87%) QlikView
5 1 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (9.57%) Toad
2 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.22%) Selenium
4 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.48%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) ProC
5 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.87%) Appium
6 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.87%) Gradle
6 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.87%) Protractor
6 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.87%) webpack
General
1 42 (36.52%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Banking
3 14 (12.17%) Marketing
4 10 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Advertising
5 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) French Language
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Developer
2 17 (14.78%) Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Architect
4 10 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) IT Manager
5 9 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Commercial Architect
9 5 (4.35%) CRM Architect
9 5 (4.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) SAP Architect
9 5 (4.35%) SAP CRM Architect
9 5 (4.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) HTML
2 16 (13.91%) jQuery
3 13 (11.30%) Ajax
3 13 (11.30%) XML
4 8 (6.96%) .NET
5 7 (6.09%) CSS
6 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.35%) JavaFX
8 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.48%) HTML5
9 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.61%) CSS3
9 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.61%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (2.61%) React
9 3 (2.61%) RESTful
9 3 (2.61%) Swing
9 3 (2.61%) Symfony
10 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.74%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) FMCG
2 10 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) NHS
3 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.61%) Social Media
8 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.74%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.74%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.87%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.87%) User Experience
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.61%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.30%) Change Management
2 13 (11.30%) CRM
2 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
3 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
4 11 (9.57%) Business Development
4 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.70%) Analytics
5 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.70%) Network Management
5 10 (8.70%) Scrum
6 9 (7.83%) IT Strategy
7 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.96%) ERP
8 7 (6.09%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) SQL
2 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.17%) Java
4 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.70%) Python
6 5 (4.35%) C#
7 4 (3.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.61%) R
8 3 (2.61%) X++
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) Clojure
9 1 (0.87%) Elixir
9 1 (0.87%) Groovy
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) CCNA
1 9 (7.83%) CCNP
1 9 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
3 5 (4.35%) PMP
4 4 (3.48%) PhD
4 4 (3.48%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.61%) MCSE
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.74%) ACCA
6 2 (1.74%) CIMA
6 2 (1.74%) ISEB
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCSA
7 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.35%) COBIT
4 2 (1.74%) IFRS
4 2 (1.74%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.87%) vRealize
2 1 (0.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Oracle
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.57%) Cisco
4 10 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 10 (8.70%) HP
5 9 (7.83%) Extreme Networks
6 8 (6.96%) SAP
7 5 (4.35%) Tableau
8 3 (2.61%) VMware
9 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.74%) Epicor
9 2 (1.74%) Infor
9 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.74%) Sage
10 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.87%) Aruba
10 1 (0.87%) ESRI
10 1 (0.87%) Foundry
10 1 (0.87%) IFS
10 1 (0.87%) Infoblox