Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 57 68
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,100 1,474 1,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.11% 4.84% 4.19%
As % of the General category 13.57% 14.62% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,213 1,036
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 8,104 10,080 10,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.31% 33.08% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,995 8,026 7,832
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,125 £68,975
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Thames Valley +23 541 £50,000 -1.96% 78
Berkshire +10 325 £50,000 -9.09% 33
Hampshire -36 295 £44,000 -2.22% 64
Surrey -1 169 £55,000 +4.76% 36
Buckinghamshire +36 162 £60,000 +20.00% 27
Oxfordshire +7 54 £55,000 +10.00% 19
West Sussex -34 40 £75,000 +114.29% 10
Kent -2 17 £35,000 -6.67% 18
East Sussex -19 10 £47,500 - 3
Home Counties - 7 £65,000 -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 317 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (22.36%) SQL
3 186 (16.91%) E-Commerce
4 183 (16.64%) Finance
5 178 (16.18%) Java
6 164 (14.91%) JavaScript
7 152 (13.82%) ITIL
8 148 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
9 147 (13.36%) Project Management
10 144 (13.09%) HTML
11 136 (12.36%) C#
12 132 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 132 (12.00%) Degree
13 122 (11.09%) Windows
14 121 (11.00%) Analytics
15 118 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
16 117 (10.64%) Scrum
17 113 (10.27%) Marketing
18 109 (9.91%) CSS
19 107 (9.73%) Spring
20 102 (9.27%) Git (software)
21 98 (8.91%) Linux
22 94 (8.55%) Microservices
23 93 (8.45%) EPoS
24 92 (8.36%) .NET
25 89 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
26 85 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
27 84 (7.64%) Change Management
28 83 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
29 81 (7.36%) TDD

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 60 (5.45%) Confluence
2 55 (5.00%) CMS
3 22 (2.00%) CICS
4 10 (0.91%) Apache Solr
4 10 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 9 (0.82%) EPiServer
6 8 (0.73%) IBM Domino
6 8 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 8 (0.73%) JBoss
7 6 (0.55%) Apache
7 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.36%) IIS
8 4 (0.36%) WordPress
9 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.27%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.36%) Sketch
5 13 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.091%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.091%) InVision
9 1 (0.091%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (1.55%) SAP ERP
2 11 (1.00%) SAP CRM
2 11 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.18%) Magento
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.091%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.091%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.091%) SAP POS DM
9 1 (0.091%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 89 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.27%) SaaS
4 24 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.82%) PaaS
6 19 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 16 (1.45%) IaaS
7 16 (1.45%) Office 365
8 14 (1.27%) Power Platform
9 10 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.91%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 8 (0.73%) Google Docs
11 7 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.64%) GitHub
11 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.45%) Serverless
13 4 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.27%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.91%) WAN
2 37 (3.36%) Firewall
3 33 (3.00%) LAN
4 28 (2.55%) Internet
5 26 (2.36%) DNS
6 24 (2.18%) Wireless
7 23 (2.09%) NFC
8 21 (1.91%) TCP/IP
9 18 (1.64%) DHCP
10 15 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (1.27%) Network Security
12 12 (1.09%) VoIP
13 11 (1.00%) BGP
13 11 (1.00%) VLAN
14 10 (0.91%) HTTP
14 10 (0.91%) Unified Communications
15 9 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (0.64%) DMZ
16 7 (0.64%) Intranet
16 7 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.91%) MongoDB
3 48 (4.36%) Blockchain
4 45 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (3.64%) MySQL
5 40 (3.64%) Redis
6 34 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 30 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.27%) DB2
9 16 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.27%) Power BI
11 11 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.91%) Big Data
12 10 (0.91%) QlikView
12 10 (0.91%) SAP HANA
13 9 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 9 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 78 (7.09%) JIRA
3 61 (5.55%) Selenium
4 44 (4.00%) Maven
5 37 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.00%) webpack
7 32 (2.91%) Babel
8 18 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.00%) SpecFlow
11 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.82%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.73%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.64%) Subversion
14 6 (0.55%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.55%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.55%) JMeter
14 6 (0.55%) Mockito
General
1 183 (16.64%) Finance
2 113 (10.27%) Marketing
3 66 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.18%) Banking
5 40 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.09%) Electronics
6 23 (2.09%) Retail Banking
7 22 (2.00%) Back Office
8 19 (1.73%) Legal
9 18 (1.64%) German Language
10 17 (1.55%) Italian Language
10 17 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.27%) Publishing
12 12 (1.09%) Games
13 8 (0.73%) Billing
14 7 (0.64%) Advertising
14 7 (0.64%) Automotive
15 5 (0.45%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
16 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 247 (22.45%) Developer
2 175 (15.91%) Analyst
3 73 (6.64%) Architect
3 73 (6.64%) Consultant
4 64 (5.82%) Project Manager
5 56 (5.09%) Java Developer
6 55 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 50 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 49 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
9 44 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 37 (3.36%) IT Analyst
10 37 (3.36%) IT Support
11 36 (3.27%) IT Manager
12 35 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
13 32 (2.91%) C# Developer
13 32 (2.91%) Software Developer
14 30 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
15 27 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
16 26 (2.36%) IT Support Analyst
17 25 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (13.09%) HTML
2 109 (9.91%) CSS
3 107 (9.73%) Spring
4 92 (8.36%) .NET
5 74 (6.73%) HTML5
6 73 (6.64%) REST
7 72 (6.55%) React
8 68 (6.18%) ASP.NET
9 55 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 54 (4.91%) Spring Boot
11 48 (4.36%) RESTful
11 48 (4.36%) Web Services
12 38 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (3.45%) JSON
13 37 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (3.00%) Node.js
15 32 (2.91%) Enzyme
15 32 (2.91%) Kafka
16 31 (2.82%) .NET Framework
17 29 (2.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.45%) EPoS
3 64 (5.82%) User Experience
4 57 (5.18%) FMCG
5 50 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 36 (3.27%) Data Centre
8 33 (3.00%) Digital Signage
8 33 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.73%) EFT
10 26 (2.36%) Management Information System
11 24 (2.18%) iPad
12 23 (2.09%) Contactless
12 23 (2.09%) EMV
12 23 (2.09%) Mainframe
12 23 (2.09%) Mobile Payment
12 23 (2.09%) Smartcard
13 18 (1.64%) NHS
14 17 (1.55%) Public Cloud
14 17 (1.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 122 (11.09%) Windows
2 98 (8.91%) Linux
3 42 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.45%) Unix
5 23 (2.09%) Android
5 23 (2.09%) Windows 10
5 23 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.00%) MVS
7 21 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.00%) AIX
9 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Solaris
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.091%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.091%) CentOS
12 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (16.91%) E-Commerce
3 152 (13.82%) ITIL
4 147 (13.36%) Project Management
5 121 (11.00%) Analytics
6 118 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
7 117 (10.64%) Scrum
8 94 (8.55%) Microservices
9 84 (7.64%) Change Management
10 83 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 81 (7.36%) TDD
12 80 (7.27%) MVC
13 70 (6.36%) Service Management
14 69 (6.27%) DevOps
15 60 (5.45%) Decision-Making
16 58 (5.27%) SDLC
17 57 (5.18%) Business Analysis
18 56 (5.09%) Technology Roadmap
19 54 (4.91%) CRM
19 54 (4.91%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (22.36%) SQL
2 178 (16.18%) Java
3 164 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 136 (12.36%) C#
5 53 (4.82%) Java 8
6 48 (4.36%) T-SQL
7 45 (4.09%) Python
8 37 (3.36%) ES6
9 32 (2.91%) ES7
10 25 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 24 (2.18%) PHP
12 22 (2.00%) COBOL
12 22 (2.00%) JCL
13 20 (1.82%) C
14 11 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.91%) R
16 8 (0.73%) C++
16 8 (0.73%) Groovy
16 8 (0.73%) Ruby
16 8 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (12.00%) Degree
2 25 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.64%) CCNP
5 16 (1.45%) ISEB
6 13 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.09%) CCIE
7 12 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (0.73%) JNCIP
9 7 (0.64%) JNCIE
10 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.36%) CCNA
11 4 (0.36%) CISSP
11 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.73%) QA
2 44 (4.00%) SLA
3 21 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.45%) GDPR
5 15 (1.36%) PMO
6 11 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.45%) NIST
9 4 (0.36%) COBIT
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.091%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 77 (7.00%) Docker
2 39 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.64%) Firmware
5 16 (1.45%) XenApp
6 9 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 32 (2.91%) Marathon
1 32 (2.91%) Mesos
2 27 (2.45%) Kubernetes
3 26 (2.36%) SCCM
4 13 (1.18%) Terraform
5 8 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.45%) Ansible
7 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.36%) Puppet
8 3 (0.27%) Oozie
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.18%) Nagios
9 2 (0.18%) QRadar
9 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.091%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.091%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 132 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.36%) SAP
3 58 (5.27%) Google
4 45 (4.09%) ServiceNow
5 44 (4.00%) VMware
6 38 (3.45%) Cisco
7 37 (3.36%) Oracle
8 32 (2.91%) Adobe
9 28 (2.55%) IBM
10 23 (2.09%) Hyperion
11 21 (1.91%) Citrix
12 18 (1.64%) Dell
12 18 (1.64%) NetApp
13 17 (1.55%) EMC
14 13 (1.18%) Tableau
15 12 (1.09%) Borland
15 12 (1.09%) Juniper
16 11 (1.00%) Xamarin
17 10 (0.91%) ATG
18 9 (0.82%) SolarWinds