Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 66 74
Rank change year-on-year -90 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 181 908 1,065
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.81% 3.96% 4.00%
As % of the General category 5.90% 12.30% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 729 878
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £76,430 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,625
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.51% +5.25%

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 3,066 7,380 8,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.73% 32.20% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,259 5,472 6,591
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 -68 61 £56,250 +12.50% 27
Hampshire -35 55 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Berkshire -37 44 £65,000 +23.81% 17
Surrey -7 36 £57,500 -8.00% 9
East Sussex +43 13 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Oxfordshire +12 9 £28,500 -36.67% 5
Buckinghamshire -46 8 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Kent +11 7 £35,000 -26.32% 6
West Sussex -11 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.41%) SQL
3 37 (20.44%) E-Commerce
4 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
5 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
6 32 (17.68%) Process Improvement
7 31 (17.13%) Finance
8 27 (14.92%) Windows
9 26 (14.36%) SAP
9 26 (14.36%) Test Automation
10 24 (13.26%) Analytics
10 24 (13.26%) Degree
11 22 (12.15%) Scrum
11 22 (12.15%) ERP
12 21 (11.60%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (11.05%) HTML
14 19 (10.50%) DevOps
15 18 (9.94%) Project Delivery
16 17 (9.39%) SDLC
16 17 (9.39%) CSS
16 17 (9.39%) Logistics
17 16 (8.84%) TDD
17 16 (8.84%) Requirements Gathering
18 15 (8.29%) Java
18 15 (8.29%) C#
18 15 (8.29%) MySQL
18 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (7.73%) Azure
19 14 (7.73%) Business Process Improvement

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 5 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.66%) Drupal
3 2 (1.10%) Confluence
3 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) InDesign
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (3.87%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (3.31%) SAP SD
4 5 (2.76%) SAP CO
4 5 (2.76%) SAP FI
4 5 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.66%) Sentinel
6 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.55%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Azure
2 10 (5.52%) AWS
3 7 (3.87%) Office 365
4 6 (3.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (3.31%) Google Play
5 4 (2.21%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.66%) Datadog
6 3 (1.66%) GCP
6 3 (1.66%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) SaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) Intranet
2 7 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.31%) WAN
4 4 (2.21%) WLAN
5 3 (1.66%) Broadband
5 3 (1.66%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.10%) Firewall
6 2 (1.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.55%) Network Security
7 1 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.29%) MySQL
2 14 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.42%) OLAP
4 6 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (2.76%) Tableau
6 4 (2.21%) Power BI
6 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.66%) MS Access
7 3 (1.66%) QlikView
8 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.10%) Big Data
8 2 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.10%) SQLite
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.97%) JIRA
2 4 (2.21%) Android Studio
2 4 (2.21%) Selenium
2 4 (2.21%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.21%) SpecFlow
2 4 (2.21%) WinAutomation
2 4 (2.21%) Xcode
3 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.10%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.55%) Appium
5 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (17.13%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Legal
3 11 (6.08%) Back Office
4 8 (4.42%) Marketing
5 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.31%) Games
7 5 (2.76%) Electronics
8 4 (2.21%) Czech Language
8 4 (2.21%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.66%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.10%) Banking
10 2 (1.10%) Billing
10 2 (1.10%) Law
10 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.55%) Automotive
11 1 (0.55%) French Language
11 1 (0.55%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (20.44%) Developer
2 29 (16.02%) Analyst
3 21 (11.60%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.29%) Consultant
5 14 (7.73%) Supply Chain Manager
5 14 (7.73%) Test Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Supply Chain Project Manager
7 11 (6.08%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.52%) Architect
9 9 (4.97%) ERP Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (3.87%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.31%) E-Commerce Support
12 6 (3.31%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (3.31%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.05%) HTML
2 17 (9.39%) CSS
3 13 (7.18%) .NET
4 12 (6.63%) React
5 11 (6.08%) SAP Fiori
6 10 (5.52%) LAMP
7 7 (3.87%) WPF
8 6 (3.31%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.31%) Node.js
8 6 (3.31%) React Native
8 6 (3.31%) REST
9 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.21%) SOAP
10 4 (2.21%) WCF
11 3 (1.66%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.66%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.66%) Vue.js
12 2 (1.10%) JSON
12 2 (1.10%) Spring
12 2 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.87%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.87%) FMCG
5 6 (3.31%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.21%) EPoS
7 3 (1.66%) Social Media
8 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
8 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Windows
2 12 (6.63%) Linux
3 9 (4.97%) Android
4 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.55%) MVS
7 1 (0.55%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.44%) E-Commerce
3 32 (17.68%) Process Improvement
4 26 (14.36%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.26%) Analytics
6 22 (12.15%) ERP
6 22 (12.15%) Scrum
7 21 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (10.50%) DevOps
9 18 (9.94%) Project Delivery
10 17 (9.39%) Logistics
10 17 (9.39%) SDLC
11 16 (8.84%) Requirements Gathering
11 16 (8.84%) TDD
12 14 (7.73%) Business Process Improvement
12 14 (7.73%) Test Scripting
13 13 (7.18%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.18%) Project Management
13 13 (7.18%) Software Testing
13 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.41%) SQL
2 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.29%) C#
3 15 (8.29%) Java
4 14 (7.73%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.08%) PHP
6 9 (4.97%) Ruby
7 7 (3.87%) PHP 7
8 6 (3.31%) Python
9 5 (2.76%) VBA
10 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.10%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.55%) ABAP
12 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) C++
12 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 8 (4.42%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.21%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.66%) ISEB
5 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.10%) HND
6 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) CEH
7 1 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) GIAC
7 1 (0.55%) MCSE
7 1 (0.55%) PhD
7 1 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.08%) PMO
1 11 (6.08%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) GDPR
3 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.66%) SLA
5 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.10%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.55%) NIST
6 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.36%) SAP
3 10 (5.52%) Google
4 9 (4.97%) Oracle
5 8 (4.42%) JDA
6 7 (3.87%) Adobe
6 7 (3.87%) hybris
7 6 (3.31%) Blue Prism
7 6 (3.31%) UiPath
8 5 (2.76%) Automation Anywhere
9 4 (2.21%) Planview
10 3 (1.66%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.66%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.66%) HP
10 3 (1.66%) New Relic
10 3 (1.66%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.10%) Cognos
12 1 (0.55%) Cisco
12 1 (0.55%) IBM
12 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards