Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,227 1,352 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.36% 4.34% 3.74%
As % of the General category 14.03% 12.68% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1,077 1,085
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £29,450 £26,250 £28,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +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 8,743 10,663 11,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.06% 34.20% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,823 8,233 9,344
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +8 537 £55,000 +10.00% 90
Hampshire -6 405 £45,000 +8.43% 46
Berkshire +5 317 £56,500 -1.74% 44
Surrey +60 179 £57,500 +15.00% 35
Buckinghamshire +16 153 £57,500 +22.34% 34
Oxfordshire +8 67 £50,000 -1.48% 12
Kent +50 53 £37,500 - 19
East Sussex -5 28 £42,500 -15.00% 8
West Sussex -68 16 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Sussex +11 5 £95,000 +192.31%
Middlesex -6 3 £25,000 -72.97% 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 419 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (31.46%) Finance
3 306 (24.94%) SQL
4 217 (17.69%) Degree
5 208 (16.95%) E-Commerce
6 184 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 182 (14.83%) Microsoft
8 180 (14.67%) C#
9 177 (14.43%) Scrum
10 175 (14.26%) HTML
11 170 (13.85%) Analytics
12 167 (13.61%) CSS
13 164 (13.37%) .NET
13 164 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
14 153 (12.47%) SQL Server
15 151 (12.31%) Telecoms
16 150 (12.22%) Java
17 149 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
18 137 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
19 134 (10.92%) MVC
20 124 (10.11%) Artificial Intelligence
20 124 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
21 120 (9.78%) Project Management
22 119 (9.70%) Decision-Making
23 116 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
24 110 (8.96%) SDLC
25 103 (8.39%) Linux
26 100 (8.15%) Git (software)
27 99 (8.07%) Visualisation
27 99 (8.07%) SAP

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 62 (5.05%) Apache Spark
2 55 (4.48%) SAS
3 48 (3.91%) Apache
4 32 (2.61%) CMS
4 32 (2.61%) IIS
5 20 (1.63%) Confluence
6 11 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.73%) WordPress
9 8 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.41%) Commerce Server
10 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.41%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.33%) Hyperledger
12 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.16%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.16%) Kentico
12 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.14%) Chatbot
4 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.16%) InVision
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.081%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (2.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.06%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.33%) Magento
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.33%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.24%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.16%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 124 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (2.04%) GitHub
4 25 (2.04%) Office 365
5 20 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (1.55%) PaaS
7 16 (1.30%) IaaS
8 14 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (1.06%) SaaS
10 12 (0.98%) Slack
11 8 (0.65%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.18%) Internet
2 29 (2.36%) Wireless
3 26 (2.12%) LAN
3 26 (2.12%) NFC
4 25 (2.04%) WAN
5 24 (1.96%) Firewall
6 19 (1.55%) DNS
6 19 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.55%) Unified Communications
7 9 (0.73%) DHCP
7 9 (0.73%) VoIP
8 8 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.57%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.57%) Network Security
9 7 (0.57%) VPN
10 5 (0.41%) WLAN
11 4 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.33%) Intranet
11 4 (0.33%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.66%) Power BI
3 83 (6.76%) Big Data
4 77 (6.28%) MySQL
5 69 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 60 (4.89%) NoSQL
7 54 (4.40%) Hadoop
8 46 (3.75%) SAP HANA
9 44 (3.59%) Apache Hive
10 41 (3.34%) Text Mining
11 34 (2.77%) Blockchain
12 32 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (2.61%) MongoDB
12 32 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.71%) Data Mining
14 20 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.30%) Redis
16 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 100 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.44%) Maven
3 29 (2.36%) TeamCity
4 25 (2.04%) JIRA
5 15 (1.22%) Selenium
6 12 (0.98%) Gradle
6 12 (0.98%) NUnit
7 11 (0.90%) MSBuild
8 10 (0.81%) gulp
9 9 (0.73%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.73%) Grunt
10 8 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.65%) git-flow
10 8 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.65%) PHPUnit
11 7 (0.57%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.49%) JMeter
12 6 (0.49%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 386 (31.46%) Finance
2 151 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 85 (6.93%) Banking
4 75 (6.11%) Marketing
5 49 (3.99%) Manufacturing
6 47 (3.83%) Electronics
7 40 (3.26%) Advertising
8 31 (2.53%) Retail Banking
9 26 (2.12%) Back Office
9 26 (2.12%) Publishing
10 25 (2.04%) Automotive
11 20 (1.63%) Legal
12 13 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.98%) Games
14 9 (0.73%) Billing
15 7 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.49%) Local Government
17 5 (0.41%) Law
18 3 (0.24%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 331 (26.98%) Developer
2 175 (14.26%) Analyst
3 84 (6.85%) .NET Developer
4 78 (6.36%) Consultant
5 77 (6.28%) C# Developer
6 67 (5.46%) Architect
7 66 (5.38%) Senior Developer
7 66 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 60 (4.89%) Business Analyst
9 59 (4.81%) Project Manager
10 50 (4.07%) Java Developer
11 47 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 47 (3.83%) Data Scientist
12 44 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
12 44 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 41 (3.34%) IT Manager
13 41 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
14 37 (3.02%) Junior
15 33 (2.69%) E-Commerce Consultant
16 30 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (14.26%) HTML
2 167 (13.61%) CSS
3 164 (13.37%) .NET
4 99 (8.07%) AngularJS
5 95 (7.74%) ASP.NET
6 89 (7.25%) HTML5
7 88 (7.17%) Web Services
8 68 (5.54%) jQuery
9 67 (5.46%) RESTful
10 64 (5.22%) Spring
11 63 (5.13%) CSS3
12 62 (5.05%) Kafka
13 46 (3.75%) React
14 45 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 45 (3.67%) REST
15 44 (3.59%) Node.js
16 41 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (3.34%) D3.js
16 41 (3.34%) ggplot
17 36 (2.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
3 66 (5.38%) EPoS
4 55 (4.48%) FMCG
5 51 (4.16%) Algorithms
6 46 (3.75%) User Experience
7 45 (3.67%) Fintech
8 41 (3.34%) Social Network
9 33 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 28 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.20%) Smartcard
12 26 (2.12%) Contactless
12 26 (2.12%) EMV
12 26 (2.12%) Mobile Payment
13 24 (1.96%) Data Centre
14 23 (1.87%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.39%) NHS
16 13 (1.06%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.98%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 103 (8.39%) Linux
2 75 (6.11%) Windows
3 35 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 32 (2.61%) Android
5 21 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.55%) Unix
7 10 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.41%) AIX
10 4 (0.33%) CentOS
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.081%) VMS
13 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (16.95%) E-Commerce
3 177 (14.43%) Scrum
4 170 (13.85%) Analytics
5 164 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
6 149 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
7 137 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 134 (10.92%) MVC
9 124 (10.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 120 (9.78%) Project Management
11 119 (9.70%) Decision-Making
12 110 (8.96%) SDLC
13 99 (8.07%) Visualisation
14 96 (7.82%) ITIL
15 95 (7.74%) Data Science
16 92 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
16 92 (7.50%) TDD
17 91 (7.42%) Data-Driven Decision Making
18 89 (7.25%) Data Engineering
19 85 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 306 (24.94%) SQL
2 184 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 180 (14.67%) C#
4 150 (12.22%) Java
5 81 (6.60%) Python
6 67 (5.46%) T-SQL
7 64 (5.22%) PHP
8 55 (4.48%) R
9 43 (3.50%) Java 8
10 29 (2.36%) C
11 15 (1.22%) PHP 5
12 14 (1.14%) Go
12 14 (1.14%) Ruby
12 14 (1.14%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.06%) Scala
14 12 (0.98%) ABAP
14 12 (0.98%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 217 (17.69%) Degree
2 37 (3.02%) ISEB
3 27 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 21 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.30%) MCSE
7 15 (1.22%) CISSP
7 15 (1.22%) PMP
8 10 (0.81%) CREST Certified
8 10 (0.81%) OSCP
8 10 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (0.73%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.49%) CCNA
11 6 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.49%) MCSA
11 6 (0.49%) PhD
11 6 (0.49%) SSCP
12 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.28%) QA
2 53 (4.32%) SLA
3 18 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.30%) PMO
5 12 (0.98%) GDPR
6 11 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.24%) COBIT
9 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.081%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.081%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.081%) P3O
10 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.081%) SEPA
System Software
1 35 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.61%) Docker
3 22 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.22%) vSphere
5 8 (0.65%) Firmware
5 8 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.24%) XenServer
9 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.16%) vCloud
9 2 (0.16%) XenApp
10 1 (0.081%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.081%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.081%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.081%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (3.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (1.22%) SCCM
2 15 (1.22%) Terraform
3 12 (0.98%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.73%) Ansible
5 8 (0.65%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.33%) Puppet
9 1 (0.081%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.081%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.081%) Marathon
9 1 (0.081%) Mesos
9 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.081%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.081%) QRadar
9 1 (0.081%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.081%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 182 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 99 (8.07%) SAP
3 97 (7.91%) Tableau
4 81 (6.60%) Oracle
5 33 (2.69%) Cisco
6 27 (2.20%) Google
7 26 (2.12%) HP
7 26 (2.12%) Hyperion
8 25 (2.04%) VMware
9 17 (1.39%) Sitecore
10 16 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.14%) Adobe
12 11 (0.90%) F5
12 11 (0.90%) Intel
12 11 (0.90%) Sage
12 11 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.81%) Juniper
13 10 (0.81%) Palo Alto
14 9 (0.73%) IBM
14 9 (0.73%) NCR