Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1208 1334 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.19% 3.76% 4.39%
As % of the General category 12.16% 10.59% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1191 1456
South East median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 9937 12592 15486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.50% 35.51% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7648 10095 11946
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +7 516 £51,123 +2.25% 32
Hampshire +11 383 £43,500 +2.35% 27
Berkshire +29 318 £57,500 +4.55% 21
Surrey -27 145 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 128 £47,000 -1.05% 6
West Sussex +61 75 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Oxfordshire +9 74 £55,000 - 5
East Sussex +31 30 £50,000 - 4
Kent -18 27 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Middlesex +2 5 £90,000 +69.81% 2
Sussex -7 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 343 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (22.68%) SQL
2 274 (22.68%) Microsoft
3 253 (20.94%) Finance
4 237 (19.62%) .NET
5 234 (19.37%) JavaScript
6 233 (19.29%) C#
6 233 (19.29%) SQL Server
7 232 (19.21%) E-Commerce
8 221 (18.29%) HTML
9 213 (17.63%) CSS
10 158 (13.08%) Scrum
11 154 (12.75%) Marketing
12 135 (11.18%) MVC
13 133 (11.01%) Windows
14 129 (10.68%) Java
15 125 (10.35%) SAP
16 120 (9.93%) Degree
17 115 (9.52%) Telecoms
18 112 (9.27%) Logistics
19 109 (9.02%) Project Management
20 105 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
21 104 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 104 (8.61%) AngularJS
22 95 (7.86%) TDD
23 94 (7.78%) ASP.NET
23 94 (7.78%) Web Development
24 92 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
25 87 (7.20%) Web Services
26 84 (6.95%) HTML5

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 35 (2.90%) NServiceBus
2 26 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 23 (1.90%) CMS
4 20 (1.66%) Apache
5 19 (1.57%) IIS
6 18 (1.49%) SAS
7 17 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.24%) JBoss
9 14 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.99%) Confluence
12 11 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.91%) Drupal
12 11 (0.91%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.83%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.58%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.58%) Revit
9 6 (0.50%) Autodesk Smoke
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (4.88%) SAP Retail
2 49 (4.06%) SAP SD
3 42 (3.48%) SAP MM
4 22 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (1.82%) Magento
5 20 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (1.66%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 19 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (1.57%) SAP Layout Workbench
6 19 (1.57%) SAP POS DM
7 18 (1.49%) SAP SCM
8 10 (0.83%) BusinessWare
9 9 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.58%) SAP LE
10 7 (0.58%) SAP WM
11 6 (0.50%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.50%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.24%) SaaS
4 26 (2.15%) Office 365
5 18 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (0.91%) GitHub
7 9 (0.75%) IaaS
8 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.58%) PaaS
10 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.25%) Force.com
12 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.17%) Boomi
13 2 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.65%) LAN
2 31 (2.57%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.57%) WAN
3 25 (2.07%) DNS
4 22 (1.82%) Internet
5 18 (1.49%) Firewall
6 15 (1.24%) DHCP
6 15 (1.24%) VLAN
7 12 (0.99%) RFID
8 10 (0.83%) BGP
8 10 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (0.83%) OSPF
9 9 (0.75%) EIGRP
9 9 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.75%) WLAN
10 8 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.66%) FTP
10 8 (0.66%) HTTP
10 8 (0.66%) Network Security
10 8 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (4.22%) MySQL
3 51 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (2.57%) Big Data
7 27 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (2.15%) Redis
9 25 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.99%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.49%) Power BI
13 15 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.16%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.08%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 83 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 53 (4.39%) NUnit
3 52 (4.30%) JIRA
4 42 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 39 (3.23%) Moq
6 37 (3.06%) Selenium
7 35 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (2.40%) Subversion
9 23 (1.90%) Maven
10 18 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.41%) Visual Studio
12 15 (1.24%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.99%) JMeter
14 11 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.75%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.75%) PHPUnit
17 8 (0.66%) Mercurial
17 8 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 253 (20.94%) Finance
2 154 (12.75%) Marketing
3 115 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 77 (6.37%) Manufacturing
5 75 (6.21%) Banking
6 71 (5.88%) Back Office
7 57 (4.72%) Publishing
8 49 (4.06%) Automotive
9 30 (2.48%) Games
10 26 (2.15%) Legal
11 23 (1.90%) Electronics
12 22 (1.82%) Advertising
13 14 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.83%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.41%) French Language
16 5 (0.41%) Retail Finance
17 4 (0.33%) Billing
17 4 (0.33%) Cantonese Language
17 4 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 343 (28.39%) Developer
2 203 (16.80%) Analyst
3 129 (10.68%) .NET Developer
4 113 (9.35%) Consultant
5 91 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 87 (7.20%) Business Analyst
7 69 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 56 (4.64%) Architect
9 55 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 47 (3.89%) Software Developer
11 46 (3.81%) Java Developer
12 45 (3.73%) Support Analyst
13 44 (3.64%) Senior Developer
14 43 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 42 (3.48%) Junior
16 40 (3.31%) SAP Consultant
17 38 (3.15%) Web Developer
18 35 (2.90%) .NET Software Developer
19 33 (2.73%) PHP Developer
20 32 (2.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (19.62%) .NET
2 221 (18.29%) HTML
3 213 (17.63%) CSS
4 104 (8.61%) AngularJS
5 94 (7.78%) ASP.NET
6 87 (7.20%) Web Services
7 84 (6.95%) HTML5
8 60 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (4.97%) jQuery
9 56 (4.64%) .NET Framework
10 45 (3.73%) WPF
11 42 (3.48%) XML
12 37 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 33 (2.73%) Entity Framework
14 30 (2.48%) SOAP
15 26 (2.15%) RESTful
16 25 (2.07%) CSS3
16 25 (2.07%) Node.js
17 24 (1.99%) Spring
18 23 (1.90%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.13%) User Experience
3 61 (5.05%) EPoS
4 55 (4.55%) FMCG
5 52 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.40%) iPad
7 27 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.24%) Wiki
12 13 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
14 11 (0.91%) Fintech
15 10 (0.83%) Clustering
15 10 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.83%) Robotics
15 10 (0.83%) Tandem
15 10 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 133 (11.01%) Windows
2 79 (6.54%) Linux
3 47 (3.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.57%) Unix
5 16 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 16 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.24%) Android
6 15 (1.24%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.91%) AIX
7 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.083%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (19.21%) E-Commerce
3 158 (13.08%) Scrum
4 135 (11.18%) MVC
5 112 (9.27%) Logistics
6 109 (9.02%) Project Management
7 104 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 95 (7.86%) TDD
9 94 (7.78%) Web Development
10 92 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (6.29%) SDLC
12 75 (6.21%) Business Analysis
13 70 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (5.46%) OOP
15 64 (5.30%) CRM
16 63 (5.22%) Analytics
17 61 (5.05%) Test Automation
18 60 (4.97%) Migration
19 59 (4.88%) Software Engineering
20 58 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 274 (22.68%) SQL
2 234 (19.37%) JavaScript
3 233 (19.29%) C#
4 129 (10.68%) Java
5 77 (6.37%) Python
6 50 (4.14%) T-SQL
7 48 (3.97%) PHP
8 26 (2.15%) Ruby
9 21 (1.74%) C++
10 17 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.32%) C
12 14 (1.16%) ABAP
13 12 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.91%) Korn
15 10 (0.83%) VBA
16 9 (0.75%) PHP 5
17 7 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 6 (0.50%) Groovy
18 6 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 120 (9.93%) Degree
2 23 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.66%) ISEB
5 12 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.58%) AAT
9 7 (0.58%) CCIE
9 7 (0.58%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.58%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.50%) CIMA
10 6 (0.50%) MCP
11 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.33%) PhD
12 4 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 3 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.73%) QA
2 23 (1.90%) SLA
3 18 (1.49%) PMO
4 13 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.75%) GDPR
6 7 (0.58%) BS25999
6 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.33%) COBIT
8 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.083%) HL7
9 1 (0.083%) IASME
System Software
1 45 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.24%) Docker
5 12 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.41%) vSphere
7 3 (0.25%) Firmware
7 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.083%) HDFS
9 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.083%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (0.91%) Data Guard
1 11 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (0.83%) SCCM
3 9 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.50%) Ansible
6 5 (0.41%) Puppet
7 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.33%) Kibana
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.25%) Nessus
8 3 (0.25%) Nmap
8 3 (0.25%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 274 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 125 (10.35%) SAP
3 60 (4.97%) Oracle
4 34 (2.81%) VMware
5 30 (2.48%) Cisco
6 18 (1.49%) IBM
7 17 (1.41%) HP
8 13 (1.08%) Adobe
8 13 (1.08%) Citrix
9 12 (0.99%) Intel
9 12 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.91%) Google
11 10 (0.83%) Ab Initio
11 10 (0.83%) Dell
11 10 (0.83%) Tableau
11 10 (0.83%) Vitria
11 10 (0.83%) webMethods
12 9 (0.75%) F5
12 9 (0.75%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.66%) RedGate