Period
to 25 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 85 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25 +10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 839 983 1,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.69% 3.69% 4.63%
As % of the General category 11.52% 11.66% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 678 729 1,204
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,283 8,433 10,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.05% 31.61% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,405 6,422 8,359
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the South East

Retail
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Retail in the South East

Retail
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the South East over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in the South East

Retail
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
Thames Valley -7 367 £52,500 -8.70% 66
Hampshire +6 216 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Berkshire +5 207 £52,500 -7.20% 27
Surrey +29 132 £65,000 +18.18% 23
Buckinghamshire -15 112 £52,500 -12.50% 27
Oxfordshire +15 48 £45,000 -18.18% 12
West Sussex +39 39 £40,000 - 7
Kent -13 32 £39,750 +22.31% 16
East Sussex -7 6 £67,500 +58.82% 8
Middlesex -2 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £45,000 -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 268 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (20.02%) JavaScript
2 168 (20.02%) E-Commerce
3 159 (18.95%) SQL
4 158 (18.83%) Microsoft
5 157 (18.71%) Finance
6 151 (18.00%) C#
7 132 (15.73%) Degree
8 130 (15.49%) Azure
9 126 (15.02%) HTML
9 126 (15.02%) Java
10 112 (13.35%) CSS
11 111 (13.23%) .NET
12 109 (12.99%) Windows
12 109 (12.99%) AWS
13 106 (12.63%) Project Management
14 105 (12.51%) SQL Server
15 100 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
16 93 (11.08%) DevOps
17 84 (10.01%) Scrum
18 82 (9.77%) Linux
19 80 (9.54%) Computer Science
20 76 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
21 73 (8.70%) TDD
22 72 (8.58%) AngularJS
23 68 (8.10%) ITIL
24 65 (7.75%) Computer Science Degree
25 64 (7.63%) Git (software)
26 63 (7.51%) Marketing
27 62 (7.39%) MVC

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (2.38%) Apache
2 19 (2.26%) Confluence
3 16 (1.91%) CMS
4 13 (1.55%) CICS
5 11 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.48%) SugarCRM
9 3 (0.36%) IIS
9 3 (0.36%) Mule
9 3 (0.36%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.24%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.24%) SAS
10 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.24%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 54 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.60%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (2.03%) Magento
4 8 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.72%) Shopify
6 5 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 130 (15.49%) Azure
2 109 (12.99%) AWS
3 41 (4.89%) SaaS
4 38 (4.53%) Office 365
5 23 (2.74%) DigitalOcean
5 23 (2.74%) Power Platform
6 21 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (2.50%) GCP
7 20 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 20 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (2.38%) Serverless
8 13 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.55%) PaaS
9 12 (1.43%) AWS Step Functions
9 12 (1.43%) Kong
10 11 (1.31%) Akamai
10 11 (1.31%) GitHub
10 11 (1.31%) IaaS
11 9 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.29%) Firewall
2 25 (2.98%) LAN
2 25 (2.98%) WAN
3 18 (2.15%) DNS
4 14 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (1.67%) Internet
4 14 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.55%) DHCP
6 11 (1.31%) Wireless
7 9 (1.07%) SAN
7 9 (1.07%) SMS
7 9 (1.07%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.72%) NAS
8 6 (0.72%) VPN
9 5 (0.60%) Network Security
10 4 (0.48%) SSL
11 3 (0.36%) HTTP
12 2 (0.24%) FTP
12 2 (0.24%) MPLS
12 2 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.41%) MySQL
3 29 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.74%) Power BI
5 23 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.38%) DB2
7 20 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (2.26%) Redis
9 17 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
11 12 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.31%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.31%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.19%) Big Data
13 10 (1.19%) SQLite
14 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.17%) JIRA
3 31 (3.69%) Selenium
4 20 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.26%) Cucumber
6 17 (2.03%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.03%) webpack
7 16 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.19%) Postman
9 9 (1.07%) Maven
9 9 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.95%) FitNesse
10 8 (0.95%) Moq
10 8 (0.95%) NUnit
10 8 (0.95%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.83%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.72%) Subversion
13 5 (0.60%) JMeter
14 4 (0.48%) WATIR
General
1 157 (18.71%) Finance
2 63 (7.51%) Marketing
3 46 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 40 (4.77%) Games
5 27 (3.22%) Public Sector
6 21 (2.50%) Automotive
7 20 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.15%) Law
9 17 (2.03%) Legal
10 13 (1.55%) Banking
11 7 (0.83%) Advertising
11 7 (0.83%) Local Government
12 6 (0.72%) Back Office
12 6 (0.72%) Electronics
13 5 (0.60%) Billing
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) German Language
15 2 (0.24%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 218 (25.98%) Developer
2 122 (14.54%) Analyst
3 90 (10.73%) Architect
4 62 (7.39%) Software Developer
5 48 (5.72%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (5.60%) Project Manager
7 31 (3.69%) Business Analyst
7 31 (3.69%) Software Engineer
8 25 (2.98%) C# Developer
9 24 (2.86%) Consultant
10 23 (2.74%) .NET Developer
11 22 (2.62%) Lead Developer
12 20 (2.38%) PHP Developer
13 19 (2.26%) Analyst Programmer
13 19 (2.26%) COBOL Analyst
13 19 (2.26%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
13 19 (2.26%) COBOL Programmer
13 19 (2.26%) Junior
13 19 (2.26%) Programmer
14 18 (2.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (15.02%) HTML
2 112 (13.35%) CSS
3 111 (13.23%) .NET
4 72 (8.58%) AngularJS
5 61 (7.27%) HTML5
6 54 (6.44%) Web Services
7 53 (6.32%) REST
8 43 (5.13%) Node.js
9 34 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (4.05%) RESTful
10 31 (3.69%) jQuery
11 30 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (3.46%) ASP.NET
13 26 (3.10%) LAMP
13 26 (3.10%) Spring
14 24 (2.86%) .NET Core
15 22 (2.62%) CSS3
15 22 (2.62%) Sass
16 21 (2.50%) .NET Framework
16 21 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.20%) User Experience
3 43 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.29%) EPoS
6 35 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.74%) NHS
8 21 (2.50%) Mainframe
9 17 (2.03%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.79%) FMCG
12 12 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.19%) iPad
14 9 (1.07%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.83%) Online Games
15 7 (0.83%) PKI
16 6 (0.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.99%) Windows
2 82 (9.77%) Linux
3 29 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.86%) Unix
5 23 (2.74%) Android
6 14 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.72%) MVS
11 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) CentOS
12 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (20.02%) E-Commerce
3 106 (12.63%) Project Management
4 93 (11.08%) DevOps
5 84 (10.01%) Scrum
6 80 (9.54%) Computer Science
7 76 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
8 73 (8.70%) TDD
9 68 (8.10%) ITIL
10 62 (7.39%) MVC
11 60 (7.15%) Logistics
12 59 (7.03%) Unit Testing
13 57 (6.79%) Mentoring
13 57 (6.79%) SDLC
14 53 (6.32%) Project Delivery
15 51 (6.08%) ERP
16 48 (5.72%) Web Development
17 47 (5.60%) OO
17 47 (5.60%) Test Automation
18 46 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 168 (20.02%) JavaScript
2 159 (18.95%) SQL
3 151 (18.00%) C#
4 126 (15.02%) Java
5 58 (6.91%) PHP
6 57 (6.79%) Python
7 41 (4.89%) C
8 35 (4.17%) Ruby
9 34 (4.05%) C++
10 32 (3.81%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.22%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.38%) Go
13 19 (2.26%) COBOL
14 18 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.15%) X++
15 16 (1.91%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.19%) PHP 5
16 10 (1.19%) PHP 7
16 10 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 132 (15.73%) Degree
2 65 (7.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.79%) CISSP
5 13 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.19%) PMP
8 9 (1.07%) CCNP
8 9 (1.07%) MCSE
8 9 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.07%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.95%) CISM
10 7 (0.83%) CCNA
10 7 (0.83%) MCP
11 6 (0.72%) ISEB
11 6 (0.72%) SANS
12 5 (0.60%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.60%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.65%) QA
2 37 (4.41%) SLA
3 24 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.26%) GDPR
5 14 (1.67%) PMO
6 11 (1.31%) NIST
7 8 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.48%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.36%) COBIT
12 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.12%) GAAP
13 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 39 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.22%) Docker
3 20 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.36%) XenApp
7 2 (0.24%) HDFS
7 2 (0.24%) KVM
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.24%) Squid
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) Ceph
8 1 (0.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.50%) SCCM
2 19 (2.26%) Ansible
2 19 (2.26%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.03%) Grafana
3 17 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.03%) Puppet
4 15 (1.79%) Nagios
4 15 (1.79%) SCOM
5 6 (0.72%) Marathon
5 6 (0.72%) Mesos
6 5 (0.60%) QRadar
7 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.36%) Terraform
7 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.24%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.24%) Kibana
8 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.41%) SAP
3 34 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (3.46%) Google
5 27 (3.22%) Splunk
6 24 (2.86%) VMware
7 23 (2.74%) IBM
8 22 (2.62%) Cisco
9 20 (2.38%) Oracle
10 15 (1.79%) New Relic
11 13 (1.55%) Meraki
12 12 (1.43%) Adobe
12 12 (1.43%) Zend
13 10 (1.19%) hybris
14 9 (1.07%) Actian
14 9 (1.07%) Citrix
14 9 (1.07%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.95%) McAfee
15 8 (0.95%) Rollbar
15 8 (0.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud