Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 77 59
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 430 1,059 1,449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.07% 3.96% 4.71%
As % of the General category 9.96% 12.48% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 352 847 1,279
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,361 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.22% +8.00% -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 4,317 8,488 10,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.82% 31.74% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,251 6,270 8,312
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in the South East.

Salary trend for Retail in the South East

Retail
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the South East over the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 July 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 -29 186 £52,500 -4.55% 12
Hampshire +3 136 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Berkshire -21 104 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -17 59 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Surrey -16 53 £60,000 +9.09% 6
West Sussex +45 31 £40,000 -50.00% 1
Oxfordshire +6 23 £42,500 -7.61% 1
Kent +36 11 £37,500 +11.11% 2
East Sussex +25 3 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 148 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (24.42%) JavaScript
3 92 (21.40%) E-Commerce
4 85 (19.77%) HTML
5 84 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (19.30%) CSS
7 74 (17.21%) SQL
8 73 (16.98%) Finance
9 72 (16.74%) DevOps
10 66 (15.35%) C#
11 63 (14.65%) PHP
12 59 (13.72%) Java
12 59 (13.72%) Microsoft
13 58 (13.49%) Scrum
14 57 (13.26%) Linux
14 57 (13.26%) Azure
15 53 (12.33%) Project Management
15 53 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (11.63%) .NET
16 50 (11.63%) Degree
17 49 (11.40%) REST
18 45 (10.47%) MVC
19 44 (10.23%) Mentoring
20 43 (10.00%) Manufacturing
20 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (10.00%) Windows
20 43 (10.00%) Web Development
21 40 (9.30%) Marketing
22 39 (9.07%) AWS
22 39 (9.07%) MySQL

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 17 (3.95%) Apache
1 17 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.56%) CMS
3 8 (1.86%) Confluence
4 5 (1.16%) CICS
5 4 (0.93%) SugarCRM
5 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 26 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.93%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.93%) Sketch
4 3 (0.70%) InVision
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) InDesign
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (4.88%) Magento
2 9 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.93%) Shopify
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.26%) Azure
2 39 (9.07%) AWS
3 26 (6.05%) SaaS
4 20 (4.65%) Serverless
5 19 (4.42%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (3.02%) Office 365
7 9 (2.09%) Akamai
7 9 (2.09%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.09%) GCP
8 7 (1.63%) PaaS
9 6 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.93%) AWS Step Functions
11 4 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (0.93%) GitHub
11 4 (0.93%) Kong
11 4 (0.93%) npm
11 4 (0.93%) WeChat
12 3 (0.70%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.56%) Internet
2 9 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (2.09%) Skype
3 6 (1.40%) Firewall
3 6 (1.40%) SMS
4 5 (1.16%) Network Security
5 2 (0.47%) SMTP
5 2 (0.47%) WebEx
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.07%) MySQL
2 32 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.49%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.56%) Redis
6 10 (2.33%) DB2
7 8 (1.86%) Big Data
7 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.70%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.70%) Power BI
12 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.70%) SQLite
13 1 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.95%) JIRA
3 12 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.79%) SpecFlow
4 9 (2.09%) Selenium
4 9 (2.09%) webpack
5 8 (1.86%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.40%) JUnit
6 6 (1.40%) Mockito
7 5 (1.16%) Android Studio
7 5 (1.16%) Gradle
7 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.93%) JMeter
9 3 (0.70%) Balsamiq
9 3 (0.70%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.47%) Gatling
10 2 (0.47%) Maven
10 2 (0.47%) PHPUnit
General
1 73 (16.98%) Finance
2 43 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 40 (9.30%) Marketing
4 27 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.65%) Games
6 13 (3.02%) Banking
7 9 (2.09%) Automotive
7 9 (2.09%) Back Office
8 7 (1.63%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.16%) Advertising
10 4 (0.93%) Electronics
10 4 (0.93%) German Language
10 4 (0.93%) Law
10 4 (0.93%) Local Government
11 3 (0.70%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.23%) Police
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (28.14%) Developer
2 74 (17.21%) Analyst
3 36 (8.37%) Business Analyst
4 31 (7.21%) Software Engineer
5 29 (6.74%) Project Manager
6 27 (6.28%) Software Developer
7 21 (4.88%) PHP Developer
7 21 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 20 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (4.19%) Consultant
10 17 (3.95%) Architect
11 16 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (3.26%) Magento Developer
13 13 (3.02%) Product Manager
14 12 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.56%) Junior
15 11 (2.56%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.56%) Software Manager
16 10 (2.33%) C Software Engineer
16 10 (2.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.77%) HTML
2 83 (19.30%) CSS
3 50 (11.63%) .NET
4 49 (11.40%) REST
5 39 (9.07%) Web Services
6 34 (7.91%) Node.js
7 27 (6.28%) LAMP
8 26 (6.05%) HTML5
8 26 (6.05%) Laravel
9 24 (5.58%) AngularJS
9 24 (5.58%) ASP.NET
9 24 (5.58%) jQuery
10 21 (4.88%) Sass
11 20 (4.65%) SOAP
12 18 (4.19%) Vue.js
13 16 (3.72%) RESTful
14 15 (3.49%) JSON
14 15 (3.49%) Symfony
14 15 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 29 (6.74%) EPoS
4 28 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.72%) User Experience
6 12 (2.79%) Robotics
7 10 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.33%) iPad
7 10 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.40%) Blog
10 6 (1.40%) EMV
10 6 (1.40%) Marketing Technology
11 5 (1.16%) Contactless
11 5 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.16%) NHS
12 4 (0.93%) Social Media
12 4 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.26%) Linux
2 43 (10.00%) Windows
3 19 (4.42%) Unix
4 17 (3.95%) Android
5 10 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.70%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) MVS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (21.40%) E-Commerce
3 72 (16.74%) DevOps
4 58 (13.49%) Scrum
5 53 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (12.33%) Project Management
6 45 (10.47%) MVC
7 44 (10.23%) Mentoring
8 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (10.00%) Web Development
9 38 (8.84%) Business Analysis
9 38 (8.84%) Software Engineering
9 38 (8.84%) TDD
10 37 (8.60%) Test Automation
11 35 (8.14%) Project Delivery
12 32 (7.44%) OOP
13 31 (7.21%) Requirements Gathering
14 25 (5.81%) Computer Science
15 24 (5.58%) CRM
16 23 (5.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.42%) JavaScript
2 74 (17.21%) SQL
3 66 (15.35%) C#
4 63 (14.65%) PHP
5 59 (13.72%) Java
6 31 (7.21%) C
7 28 (6.51%) Python
8 16 (3.72%) TypeScript
9 14 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.33%) COBOL
11 10 (2.33%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.63%) Ruby
13 6 (1.40%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.40%) R
14 5 (1.16%) Go
14 5 (1.16%) PHP 7
15 4 (0.93%) C++
15 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (11.63%) Degree
2 15 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.09%) ISEB
4 8 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.93%) CISM
7 4 (0.93%) CISSP
7 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.93%) PMP
7 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) CCNA
8 3 (0.70%) CEH
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.70%) MCSA
8 3 (0.70%) MCSE
9 2 (0.47%) CCNP
9 2 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.74%) QA
2 15 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.40%) PMO
4 4 (0.93%) GDPR
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.70%) SLA
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 12 (2.79%) Docker
2 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) HDFS
4 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.09%) SCCM
2 9 (2.09%) SCOM
3 3 (0.70%) QRadar
4 2 (0.47%) Kibana
4 2 (0.47%) logstash
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.65%) Google
3 14 (3.26%) Oracle
4 12 (2.79%) PayPal
5 11 (2.56%) SAP
6 10 (2.33%) Actian
6 10 (2.33%) Cisco
7 9 (2.09%) Adobe
7 9 (2.09%) Meraki
7 9 (2.09%) Splunk
8 8 (1.86%) Apple
9 7 (1.63%) Capita
9 7 (1.63%) hybris
10 6 (1.40%) Fujitsu
10 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.40%) VeriFone
10 6 (1.40%) WorldPay
11 5 (1.16%) Elastic Path
11 5 (1.16%) Elavon
11 5 (1.16%) Zend