Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 123 93
Rank change year-on-year +74 -30 -40
Permanent jobs citing Retail 253 117 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.02% 2.15% 2.65%
As % of the General category 13.28% 5.22% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 158 79 82
Scotland median annual salary £45,100 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.22% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,995 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £100,020 £69,250
UK median annual salary £53,371 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.96% -2.86%

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 1,905 2,240 2,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.83% 41.15% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,477 1,566
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,813 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +43 139 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Glasgow +81 91 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Fife -3 8 £29,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 8 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £41,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 £20,000 -
Dundee - 1 £42,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 108 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (33.99%) Banking
3 84 (33.20%) Finance
4 58 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 53 (20.95%) Software Engineering
6 51 (20.16%) Fintech
7 48 (18.97%) Azure
8 46 (18.18%) Degree
9 44 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (17.00%) Project Delivery
10 43 (17.00%) SQL Server
11 40 (15.81%) JavaScript
11 40 (15.81%) Artificial Intelligence
12 38 (15.02%) Computer Science
13 37 (14.62%) Automotive
13 37 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (14.23%) .NET
14 36 (14.23%) Windows
14 36 (14.23%) CRM
15 34 (13.44%) HTML
15 34 (13.44%) Fraud Detection
16 33 (13.04%) DevOps
17 32 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (12.65%) CSS
18 31 (12.25%) Java
19 30 (11.86%) Python
20 29 (11.46%) Google
20 29 (11.46%) Hybrid Cloud
21 28 (11.07%) Scrum
22 27 (10.67%) Break/Fix

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 (5.14%) IIS
2 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.77%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.77%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.79%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 7 (2.77%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (2.37%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.97%) Azure
2 22 (8.70%) GCP
3 21 (8.30%) Power Platform
4 17 (6.72%) Azure Stack
4 17 (6.72%) IBM Cloud
5 14 (5.53%) Office 365
6 9 (3.56%) AWS
7 8 (3.16%) SaaS
8 4 (1.58%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.40%) GitHub
10 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.40%) IaaS
10 1 (0.40%) npm
10 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.56%) WAN
2 7 (2.77%) LAN
3 6 (2.37%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.58%) DNS
5 4 (1.58%) Firewall
5 4 (1.58%) Network Security
6 3 (1.19%) Wireless
7 2 (0.79%) ADSL
7 2 (0.79%) DHCP
7 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.79%) MPLS
7 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.40%) ATM
8 1 (0.40%) BGP
8 1 (0.40%) OSPF
8 1 (0.40%) PPP
8 1 (0.40%) SNMP
8 1 (0.40%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.30%) Power BI
3 14 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.14%) DTS
5 11 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.77%) Essbase
6 7 (2.77%) QlikView
7 5 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.58%) Big Data
8 4 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.79%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.14%) JIRA
2 11 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.77%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.19%) gulp
5 3 (1.19%) webpack
6 2 (0.79%) Hudson
7 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.40%) Gatling
7 1 (0.40%) JMeter
7 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.40%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.40%) Protractor
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 86 (33.99%) Banking
2 84 (33.20%) Finance
3 37 (14.62%) Automotive
4 21 (8.30%) Public Sector
5 20 (7.91%) Marketing
6 12 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.74%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.35%) Billing
8 7 (2.77%) General Ledger
9 6 (2.37%) Electronics
10 3 (1.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (19.76%) Developer
2 29 (11.46%) Analyst
3 18 (7.11%) Consultant
4 17 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (6.72%) Software Developer
5 13 (5.14%) Applications Support
5 13 (5.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 13 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.14%) Support Analyst
6 12 (4.74%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 12 (4.74%) Security Specialist
6 12 (4.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 12 (4.74%) Senior Security Specialist
7 11 (4.35%) Trainee
8 10 (3.95%) Technical Leader
9 9 (3.56%) Architect
9 9 (3.56%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Product Owner
10 8 (3.16%) Mobile Developer
10 8 (3.16%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.23%) .NET
2 34 (13.44%) HTML
3 32 (12.65%) CSS
4 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.53%) React
5 13 (5.14%) Classic ASP
6 7 (2.77%) jQuery
6 7 (2.77%) Spring
6 7 (2.77%) Spring Boot
6 7 (2.77%) Spring MVC
6 7 (2.77%) Velocity
7 6 (2.37%) Laravel
8 5 (1.98%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.98%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (1.98%) Sass
9 4 (1.58%) HTML5
9 4 (1.58%) Redux
9 4 (1.58%) Vue.js
10 3 (1.19%) React Native
10 3 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 20 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.35%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.95%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (3.95%) User Experience
7 9 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.37%) FMCG
9 5 (1.98%) Media Streaming
9 5 (1.98%) Robotics
9 5 (1.98%) Social Media
10 4 (1.58%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Animation
12 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.23%) Windows
2 23 (9.09%) Linux
3 15 (5.93%) Android
4 12 (4.74%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.95%) Software Engineering
3 51 (20.16%) Fintech
4 44 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (17.00%) Project Delivery
6 40 (15.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 38 (15.02%) Computer Science
8 37 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (14.23%) CRM
10 34 (13.44%) Fraud Detection
11 33 (13.04%) DevOps
12 28 (11.07%) Scrum
13 27 (10.67%) Break/Fix
14 25 (9.88%) Mentoring
15 24 (9.49%) Process Management
16 21 (8.30%) Infrastructure as Code
16 21 (8.30%) Programme Delivery
16 21 (8.30%) Visualisation
17 20 (7.91%) Analytics
18 19 (7.51%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.81%) JavaScript
2 31 (12.25%) Java
3 30 (11.86%) Python
4 21 (8.30%) SQL
5 18 (7.11%) C#
5 18 (7.11%) Ruby
6 17 (6.72%) Bash Shell
6 17 (6.72%) Groovy
7 11 (4.35%) Kotlin
8 10 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.56%) Apple Swift
9 9 (3.56%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.77%) Java 8
11 6 (2.37%) PHP
11 6 (2.37%) VBA
12 5 (1.98%) R
12 5 (1.98%) VB
13 3 (1.19%) C
13 3 (1.19%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (18.18%) Degree
2 20 (7.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (6.72%) CISM
3 17 (6.72%) CISSP
4 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.19%) CCIE
5 3 (1.19%) CCNP
5 3 (1.19%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.79%) CCDP
6 2 (0.79%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.40%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.95%) QA
2 4 (1.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (9.09%) Docker
2 10 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.95%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (6.72%) Terraform
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.79%) SCOM
2 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.79%) SCSM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 58 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.46%) Google
3 23 (9.09%) IBM
4 17 (6.72%) Cisco
5 14 (5.53%) Apple
5 14 (5.53%) SAP
5 14 (5.53%) Tableau
6 13 (5.14%) Citrix
7 12 (4.74%) EMC
7 12 (4.74%) Oracle
8 10 (3.95%) VMware
9 7 (2.77%) Anaplan
9 7 (2.77%) Cognos
9 7 (2.77%) Hyperion
9 7 (2.77%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.58%) Capita
11 3 (1.19%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.19%) HP
11 3 (1.19%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.79%) Dell