Period
to 30 September 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 68 59
Rank change year-on-year -73 -9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 156 1,096 1,347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.96% 4.28% 4.63%
As % of the General category 6.88% 13.50% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 128 866 1,181
Median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,435 £79,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,742 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.34% +7.48% -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 2,267 8,116 9,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.54% 31.68% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,774 5,893 7,818
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Hampshire -27 54 £42,500 - 13
Thames Valley -62 54 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Berkshire -35 34 £56,250 +7.14% 8
West Sussex +23 21 £48,750 -12.95% 3
Surrey +5 20 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -29 16 £58,000 +16.00% 9
East Sussex +57 6 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Oxfordshire +28 4 £26,875 -28.14% 5
Kent +27 1 £40,000 +11.89% 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 57 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.15%) C#
4 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 25 (16.03%) HTML
6 25 (16.03%) .NET
6 25 (16.03%) Finance
6 25 (16.03%) Scrum
6 25 (16.03%) REST
7 24 (15.38%) DevOps
7 24 (15.38%) SQL
8 22 (14.10%) CSS
9 21 (13.46%) Windows
9 21 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 21 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (12.82%) Requirements Gathering
10 20 (12.82%) Azure
10 20 (12.82%) E-Commerce
10 20 (12.82%) MVC
11 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 18 (11.54%) Mobile App
12 17 (10.90%) BDD
12 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
12 17 (10.90%) Web Services
12 17 (10.90%) MySQL
12 17 (10.90%) TDD
13 16 (10.26%) AWS
13 16 (10.26%) PHP

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 9 (5.77%) Apache
2 5 (3.21%) CMS
3 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Adobe XD
1 4 (2.56%) Sketch
2 3 (1.92%) InVision
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.28%) InDesign
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.28%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.28%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.64%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.82%) Azure
2 16 (10.26%) AWS
3 10 (6.41%) Serverless
4 9 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (5.77%) SaaS
5 4 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.92%) Office 365
7 2 (1.28%) GCP
8 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Skype
2 1 (0.64%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) LAN
2 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) MySQL
2 11 (7.05%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.28%) Big Data
5 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.28%) Redis
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.28%) SQLite
6 1 (0.64%) NewSQL
6 1 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Android Studio
2 7 (4.49%) Selenium
3 6 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 6 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.21%) Gradle
4 5 (3.21%) JUnit
4 5 (3.21%) Mockito
5 4 (2.56%) Xcode
6 3 (1.92%) Balsamiq
6 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.92%) JIRA
6 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.28%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) Appium
8 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.64%) WinAutomation
General
1 25 (16.03%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Marketing
2 15 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.13%) Games
5 7 (4.49%) Back Office
6 5 (3.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Police
8 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (25.64%) Developer
2 23 (14.74%) Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.41%) PHP Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.49%) Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Software Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Supply Chain Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Supply Chain Project Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (3.21%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) .NET
1 25 (16.03%) HTML
1 25 (16.03%) REST
2 22 (14.10%) CSS
3 17 (10.90%) Web Services
4 13 (8.33%) Laravel
4 13 (8.33%) Symfony
5 11 (7.05%) LAMP
5 11 (7.05%) Node.js
5 11 (7.05%) React
6 10 (6.41%) Vue.js
6 10 (6.41%) XML
7 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.13%) JSON
8 8 (5.13%) SOAP
9 7 (4.49%) HTML5
9 7 (4.49%) WCF
10 6 (3.85%) WPF
11 5 (3.21%) GraphQL
11 5 (3.21%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.49%) User Experience
5 6 (3.85%) FMCG
6 5 (3.21%) EPoS
6 5 (3.21%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.56%) Social Media
8 3 (1.92%) Blog
8 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.92%) Robotics
9 2 (1.28%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.28%) mPOS
10 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.64%) Photography
10 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.46%) Windows
2 15 (9.62%) Linux
3 14 (8.97%) Android
4 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.64%) Unix
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 25 (16.03%) Scrum
4 24 (15.38%) DevOps
5 21 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 20 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 20 (12.82%) MVC
6 20 (12.82%) Requirements Gathering
7 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.90%) BDD
8 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.90%) TDD
9 14 (8.97%) OOP
9 14 (8.97%) Workshop Facilitation
10 13 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.33%) ERP
10 13 (8.33%) Microservices
11 12 (7.69%) Change Management
11 12 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
2 33 (21.15%) C#
3 24 (15.38%) SQL
4 16 (10.26%) PHP
5 14 (8.97%) Java
6 9 (5.77%) C
6 9 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.49%) Kotlin
7 7 (4.49%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.28%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.28%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.28%) Python
8 2 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.64%) Delphi
9 1 (0.64%) Java 8
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) ISEB
2 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.28%) MCITP
4 2 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (0.64%) HND
5 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.64%) MBA
5 1 (0.64%) MCSA
5 1 (0.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) GDPR
2 2 (1.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.41%) SAP
3 6 (3.85%) Adobe
3 6 (3.85%) JDA
4 4 (2.56%) Google
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle
5 3 (1.92%) Capita
6 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.28%) HP
6 2 (1.28%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.64%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.64%) Plumtree
7 1 (0.64%) UiPath