Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 56 154 71
Rank change year-on-year +98 -83 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 904 188 908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.07% 1.89% 3.91%
As % of the General category 9.36% 4.17% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 496 135 702
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +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 9,658 4,507 11,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.15% 45.32% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,926 3,411 8,714
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,317
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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 +69 278 £52,000 -5.45% 71
Hampshire +54 273 £50,000 +13.64% 41
Berkshire +44 153 £60,000 -7.69% 34
Kent +27 106 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Surrey +2 106 £55,000 -4.35% 18
Buckinghamshire +19 86 £52,000 +60.00% 27
West Sussex +57 52 £55,000 +4.76% 9
East Sussex +2 46 £51,250 -10.87% 3
Oxfordshire +10 42 £60,000 +110.53% 10
Home Counties - 24 £100,000 -
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 249 (27.54%) Social Skills
2 235 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (22.46%) Service Delivery
4 175 (19.36%) Finance
5 163 (18.03%) E-Commerce
6 148 (16.37%) Microsoft
7 136 (15.04%) Azure
8 116 (12.83%) AWS
9 112 (12.39%) SQL
10 110 (12.17%) Marketing
11 106 (11.73%) .NET
12 103 (11.39%) JavaScript
13 102 (11.28%) C#
14 94 (10.40%) Project Management
15 92 (10.18%) Degree
15 92 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
16 88 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
17 87 (9.62%) Windows
18 86 (9.51%) HTML
19 80 (8.85%) CSS
20 79 (8.74%) Facilities Management
21 78 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
21 78 (8.63%) CI/CD
22 75 (8.30%) React
23 73 (8.08%) Serverless
24 70 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
25 68 (7.52%) DevOps
26 67 (7.41%) Git (software)
27 66 (7.30%) Analytics
27 66 (7.30%) Microservices

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 29 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.22%) CMS
4 8 (0.88%) Confluence
5 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.11%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.11%) Appian
8 1 (0.11%) IIS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.11%) SAS
8 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.00%) Sketch
7 6 (0.66%) InVision
Business Applications
1 24 (2.65%) Maximo
2 9 (1.00%) Shopify
3 7 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.66%) SAP EHS
4 6 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.33%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.22%) Magento
8 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 136 (15.04%) Azure
2 116 (12.83%) AWS
3 73 (8.08%) Serverless
4 48 (5.31%) Microsoft 365
5 33 (3.65%) Power Platform
6 32 (3.54%) GCP
7 29 (3.21%) SaaS
8 27 (2.99%) Azure Functions
9 26 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (1.88%) PaaS
12 15 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.55%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (1.44%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.44%) Google Analytics
15 10 (1.11%) Figma
15 10 (1.11%) GitHub
16 9 (1.00%) CloudFront
16 9 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.65%) DNS
2 18 (1.99%) DHCP
3 17 (1.88%) Firewall
4 15 (1.66%) 5G
5 13 (1.44%) VPN
6 10 (1.11%) IPv6
7 9 (1.00%) LTE
7 9 (1.00%) SAN
7 9 (1.00%) VoIP
7 9 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.66%) AMQP
8 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.33%) Internet
10 3 (0.33%) Network Security
10 3 (0.33%) SMS
10 3 (0.33%) WAN
11 2 (0.22%) HTTP
11 2 (0.22%) SD-WAN
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.31%) MySQL
3 29 (3.21%) Power BI
4 25 (2.77%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.99%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.44%) Tableau
9 12 (1.33%) Redis
10 10 (1.11%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.88%) Big Data
12 8 (0.88%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
14 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.44%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 67 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.65%) JIRA
4 21 (2.32%) Selenium
5 20 (2.21%) GitLab
6 11 (1.22%) JMeter
7 10 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 10 (1.11%) NeoLoad
8 8 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.77%) Gradle
9 7 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.66%) CircleCI
10 6 (0.66%) PHPUnit
11 5 (0.55%) eggPlant
11 5 (0.55%) JUnit
11 5 (0.55%) Postman
12 4 (0.44%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.44%) PhpStorm
12 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 249 (27.54%) Social Skills
2 175 (19.36%) Finance
3 110 (12.17%) Marketing
4 88 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (5.97%) Organisational Skills
6 43 (4.76%) Automotive
7 35 (3.87%) Legal
8 30 (3.32%) Influencing Skills
9 28 (3.10%) Presentation Skills
9 28 (3.10%) Telecoms
10 27 (2.99%) Banking
11 19 (2.10%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 14 (1.55%) Publishing
13 10 (1.11%) Law
14 9 (1.00%) Electronics
14 9 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (1.00%) Public Sector
15 8 (0.88%) Advertising
16 7 (0.77%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 142 (15.71%) Developer
2 127 (14.05%) Analyst
3 58 (6.42%) Business Analyst
4 56 (6.19%) .NET Developer
5 51 (5.64%) Consultant
5 51 (5.64%) Project Manager
6 49 (5.42%) Architect
7 45 (4.98%) C# Developer
7 45 (4.98%) Senior Developer
8 35 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
11 29 (3.21%) IT Manager
11 29 (3.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 29 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
12 24 (2.65%) Data Analyst
12 24 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.65%) Service Analyst
13 23 (2.54%) Junior
14 22 (2.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.73%) .NET
2 86 (9.51%) HTML
3 80 (8.85%) CSS
4 75 (8.30%) React
5 57 (6.31%) ASP.NET
6 53 (5.86%) .NET Core
7 45 (4.98%) REST
8 40 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (4.20%) .NET Framework
9 38 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (3.10%) Web Services
11 27 (2.99%) jQuery
12 26 (2.88%) Node.js
13 21 (2.32%) GraphQL
14 20 (2.21%) LAMP
14 20 (2.21%) RESTful
15 18 (1.99%) Spring
16 15 (1.66%) Ajax
16 15 (1.66%) AngularJS
16 15 (1.66%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
2 53 (5.86%) EPoS
3 51 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.09%) User Experience
5 34 (3.76%) iPad
6 25 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.66%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.66%) Robotics
9 14 (1.55%) FMCG
9 14 (1.55%) NHS
10 13 (1.44%) Legacy Code
11 12 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.11%) PMI
13 9 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
13 9 (1.00%) Smart Meter
13 9 (1.00%) Social Media
14 8 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.62%) Windows
2 48 (5.31%) Linux
3 21 (2.32%) Windows 10
4 17 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.33%) Android
7 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.88%) Unix
8 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (22.46%) Service Delivery
3 163 (18.03%) E-Commerce
4 94 (10.40%) Project Management
5 92 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
6 79 (8.74%) Facilities Management
7 78 (8.63%) CI/CD
8 70 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (7.52%) DevOps
10 66 (7.30%) Analytics
10 66 (7.30%) Microservices
11 63 (6.97%) MVC
12 60 (6.64%) Line Management
12 60 (6.64%) Scrum
13 56 (6.19%) Business Analysis
14 54 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 53 (5.86%) Risk Management
16 51 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (5.64%) PRINCE2
17 49 (5.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 112 (12.39%) SQL
2 103 (11.39%) JavaScript
3 102 (11.28%) C#
4 63 (6.97%) Java
5 52 (5.75%) PHP
6 45 (4.98%) Python
7 26 (2.88%) C
8 23 (2.54%) TypeScript
9 21 (2.32%) Kotlin
10 17 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.66%) PHP 7
11 15 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.55%) R
13 13 (1.44%) Perl
14 10 (1.11%) C++
15 6 (0.66%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.66%) Ruby
16 5 (0.55%) Groovy
16 5 (0.55%) Java 8
17 4 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 92 (10.18%) Degree
2 26 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (1.77%) PMI Certification
4 15 (1.66%) AWS Certification
4 15 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.55%) ISEB
6 11 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.11%) DBS Check
7 10 (1.11%) IIBA
8 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.66%) MCP
10 6 (0.66%) PMP
11 5 (0.55%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.97%) SLA
2 38 (4.20%) QA
3 15 (1.66%) PMO
4 10 (1.11%) GDPR
5 8 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.33%) PSD2
8 2 (0.22%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 63 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.97%) Docker
3 33 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (3.32%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.99%) Terraform
3 14 (1.55%) SCCM
4 13 (1.44%) Ansible
5 10 (1.11%) Grafana
6 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.22%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.11%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.11%) QRadar
9 1 (0.11%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 148 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.75%) SAP
3 40 (4.42%) Google
4 37 (4.09%) VMware
5 28 (3.10%) Oracle
6 19 (2.10%) Cisco
7 13 (1.44%) Adobe
7 13 (1.44%) Apple
7 13 (1.44%) HP
8 12 (1.33%) AppDynamics
8 12 (1.33%) Dynatrace
8 12 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.33%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.11%) Ariba
9 10 (1.11%) Micro Focus
9 10 (1.11%) New Relic
10 9 (1.00%) Aruba
10 9 (1.00%) Genesys
10 9 (1.00%) Zscaler
11 8 (0.88%) Meraki