Retail Jobs in the South East

Retailing
England > South East

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 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 48 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +39
Permanent jobs citing Retail 747 565 868
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.29% 4.01% 4.23%
As % of the General category 7.65% 6.33% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 378 305 529
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,000 £29,800
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,875 £38,115
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +7.84% +2.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £68,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +4.35% -

All General Skills
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,765 8,928 12,324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 56.09% 63.35% 60.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,114 4,347 6,505
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £54,850
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.28% +9.70%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £81,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

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 28 May 2024.

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 28 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +29 280 £45,000 -10.00% 139
Surrey +12 157 £47,500 -19.15% 58
Buckinghamshire +1 121 £42,500 -15.00% 60
Berkshire +6 92 £47,500 +1.97% 52
Hampshire -29 90 £47,500 -13.64% 60
East Sussex +62 80 £47,500 -13.64% 28
Kent -15 73 £47,500 -17.39% 27
Oxfordshire +35 67 £40,000 -27.27% 27
West Sussex +40 49 £35,000 -41.67% 12
Sussex - 9 £45,000 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £24,000 - 3
Retail
England

Retail
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Exchange
3 8 (1.07%) CMS
4 7 (0.94%) Confluence
5 6 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.40%) WordPress
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 156 (20.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (13.52%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (11.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.94%) Simulink
5 7 (0.94%) Stateflow
6 5 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.54%) SPSS
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.27%) Sketch
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) CapCut
9 1 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.67%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.54%) Magento
3 4 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.54%) Q-Pulse
3 4 (0.54%) Shopify
4 3 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.27%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 121 (16.20%) Azure
2 58 (7.76%) Power Platform
3 55 (7.36%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (3.48%) AWS
5 15 (2.01%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (1.34%) Entra ID
6 10 (1.34%) OneDrive
6 10 (1.34%) PowerApps
7 9 (1.20%) SaaS
8 7 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.80%) Power Automate
10 5 (0.67%) Google Sheets
10 5 (0.67%) Snowflake
11 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.40%) GitHub
12 3 (0.40%) Google Ads
13 2 (0.27%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.69%) Intranet
2 15 (2.01%) Firewall
3 7 (0.94%) J1939
4 6 (0.80%) HTTP
5 5 (0.67%) FTP
6 3 (0.40%) Network Security
6 3 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.27%) 4G
7 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) Internet
8 1 (0.13%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.36%) Power BI
2 54 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 35 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.74%) Tableau
8 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.80%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.54%) Big Data
10 4 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.27%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (4.42%) JIRA
2 14 (1.87%) Git
3 7 (0.94%) Selenium
4 6 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.80%) JBehave
4 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.80%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.54%) Plastic SCM
6 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
General
1 345 (46.18%) Social Skills
2 215 (28.78%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (28.65%) Finance
4 106 (14.19%) Marketing
5 81 (10.84%) German Language
6 54 (7.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 37 (4.95%) Legal
8 29 (3.88%) Influencing Skills
9 27 (3.61%) Public Sector
10 18 (2.41%) Advertising
10 18 (2.41%) Manufacturing
10 18 (2.41%) Telecoms
11 15 (2.01%) Automotive
12 12 (1.61%) Law
12 12 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
13 10 (1.34%) Games
13 10 (1.34%) Police
14 9 (1.20%) Electronics
14 9 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
15 8 (1.07%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (12.85%) Graduate
2 64 (8.57%) Analyst
2 64 (8.57%) Developer
3 48 (6.43%) Senior
4 46 (6.16%) Administrator
5 42 (5.62%) Architect
6 38 (5.09%) Consultant
7 37 (4.95%) IT Administrator
8 34 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 24 (3.21%) Lead
11 22 (2.95%) Development Manager
12 21 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 20 (2.68%) CCTV Operator
14 18 (2.41%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.41%) IT Manager
15 16 (2.14%) Trainee
16 15 (2.01%) Systems Engineer
17 14 (1.87%) Business Analyst
17 14 (1.87%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.36%) .NET
2 35 (4.69%) .NET Core
3 33 (4.42%) ASP.NET
4 26 (3.48%) .NET Framework
5 25 (3.35%) Entity Framework
6 21 (2.81%) React
7 20 (2.68%) CSS
8 19 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (2.41%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (2.28%) Vue
11 16 (2.14%) Node.js
12 12 (1.61%) HTML
13 11 (1.47%) Web Services
14 9 (1.20%) JSON
15 8 (1.07%) XML
16 7 (0.94%) RESTful
17 6 (0.80%) EDI
17 6 (0.80%) Gherkin
18 5 (0.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.39%) Self-Motivation
2 74 (9.91%) Driving Licence
3 36 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.55%) PMI
5 23 (3.08%) FMCG
6 22 (2.95%) CCTV
7 21 (2.81%) Cloud Native
7 21 (2.81%) Social Media
8 20 (2.68%) Photography
9 18 (2.41%) Analytical Mindset
10 16 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (2.01%) Low-Code
11 15 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 15 (2.01%) Product Ownership
12 14 (1.87%) EPoS
13 13 (1.74%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.07%) Graphic Design
16 7 (0.94%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.94%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.89%) Windows
2 14 (1.87%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.20%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.07%) Android
4 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.54%) VMS
6 3 (0.40%) Linux
6 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.40%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.68%) Agile
2 137 (18.34%) Problem-Solving
3 119 (15.93%) Customer Service
4 96 (12.85%) Project Management
5 71 (9.50%) Customer Insight
5 71 (9.50%) Decision-Making
6 70 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (8.84%) Roadmaps
8 52 (6.96%) Logistics
9 48 (6.43%) Business Development
10 47 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 45 (6.02%) DevOps
12 44 (5.89%) E-Commerce
13 43 (5.76%) Data Management
14 42 (5.62%) Data Science
15 40 (5.35%) Customer Requirements
16 39 (5.22%) Facilities Management
17 38 (5.09%) Analytics
17 38 (5.09%) Commercial Awareness
18 35 (4.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 91 (12.18%) SQL
2 44 (5.89%) C#
3 37 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.48%) Python
5 20 (2.68%) TypeScript
6 14 (1.87%) C
7 8 (1.07%) VBA
8 7 (0.94%) MATLAB
8 7 (0.94%) PHP
9 6 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.67%) Embedded C
10 5 (0.67%) R
11 4 (0.54%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (0.54%) C++
11 4 (0.54%) Perl
11 4 (0.54%) VB
11 4 (0.54%) VBScript
12 3 (0.40%) Java
12 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 189 (25.30%) Degree
2 120 (16.06%) DBS Check
3 35 (4.69%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.67%) CRISC
6 5 (0.67%) MCP
7 4 (0.54%) APMP
7 4 (0.54%) CCNA
7 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.54%) CISSP
7 4 (0.54%) HND
7 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.40%) CCNP
8 3 (0.40%) CISA
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) GCIA
8 3 (0.40%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.09%) QA
2 28 (3.75%) GDPR
3 16 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.47%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.94%) Automotive SPICE
6 7 (0.94%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.94%) ISO 22301
6 7 (0.94%) ISO 26262
6 7 (0.94%) NEBOSH
7 6 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.67%) COBIT
9 4 (0.54%) AUTOSAR
9 4 (0.54%) GRC
9 4 (0.54%) MISRA
9 4 (0.54%) SLA
10 3 (0.40%) Accessibility
10 3 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.40%) ITGC
10 3 (0.40%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.54%) Firmware
4 3 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.40%) Functional Safety
2 3 (0.40%) SCCM
2 3 (0.40%) Sysprep
2 3 (0.40%) WSUS
3 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 250 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.41%) SAP
3 14 (1.87%) Adobe
3 14 (1.87%) Salesforce
4 12 (1.61%) Google
5 8 (1.07%) Facebook
5 8 (1.07%) Instagram
5 8 (1.07%) Oracle
6 7 (0.94%) Infor
6 7 (0.94%) WooCommerce
7 6 (0.80%) Cognos
7 6 (0.80%) MuleSoft
7 6 (0.80%) Thales
8 5 (0.67%) Cisco
8 5 (0.67%) Datto
8 5 (0.67%) IBM
8 5 (0.67%) Kronos
8 5 (0.67%) Sophos
8 5 (0.67%) WatchGuard
9 4 (0.54%) Fortinet