Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 979 1,516 1,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.66% 4.79% 4.04%
As % of the General category 12.21% 14.53% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1,254 994
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £54,375 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -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 8,021 10,430 10,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.00% 32.93% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,118 8,162 7,743
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +5 504 £57,500 +9.52% 45
Hampshire -41 241 £45,000 +8.43% 25
Berkshire -18 239 £56,500 +0.44% 19
Buckinghamshire +24 202 £60,000 +27.66% 16
Surrey +36 145 £55,000 +8.91% 21
Oxfordshire +5 63 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Kent +24 48 £32,500 -13.33% 12
East Sussex -25 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Sussex -103 10 £62,500 +66.67% 1
Middlesex +8 3 £47,000 -50.53%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 328 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (27.58%) Finance
3 203 (20.74%) SQL
4 182 (18.59%) E-Commerce
5 170 (17.36%) Degree
6 155 (15.83%) Analytics
7 151 (15.42%) C#
8 146 (14.91%) Java
8 146 (14.91%) JavaScript
9 136 (13.89%) Project Management
10 134 (13.69%) Scrum
11 131 (13.38%) HTML
12 130 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 125 (12.77%) CSS
14 120 (12.26%) .NET
14 120 (12.26%) Telecoms
15 117 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
16 112 (11.44%) Microsoft
17 111 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 110 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
19 106 (10.83%) MVC
20 103 (10.52%) ASP.NET
21 99 (10.11%) SDLC
22 96 (9.81%) SQL Server
23 88 (8.99%) Spring
24 84 (8.58%) Git (software)
25 83 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
26 82 (8.38%) Linux
27 81 (8.27%) Decision-Making
28 77 (7.87%) 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 57 (5.82%) Confluence
2 39 (3.98%) CMS
3 36 (3.68%) SAS
4 33 (3.37%) Apache
5 31 (3.17%) Apache Spark
6 21 (2.15%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.43%) IIS
8 9 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.61%) Commerce Server
10 5 (0.51%) nginx
10 5 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.31%) CICS
12 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.31%) WordPress
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) InVision
Business Applications
1 14 (1.43%) NetSuite
2 11 (1.12%) SAP CRM
3 9 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.92%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.41%) Magento
8 3 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.31%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.20%) Shopify
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.10%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 111 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.25%) PaaS
4 20 (2.04%) GitHub
4 20 (2.04%) SaaS
5 16 (1.63%) Slack
6 15 (1.53%) IaaS
7 13 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.23%) Office 365
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 4 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) G Suite
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.29%) Internet
2 30 (3.06%) Firewall
3 26 (2.66%) NFC
4 17 (1.74%) Wireless
5 15 (1.53%) VoIP
6 14 (1.43%) WAN
7 12 (1.23%) LAN
7 12 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.12%) BGP
9 10 (1.02%) DNS
10 9 (0.92%) HTTP
10 9 (0.92%) Network Security
11 8 (0.82%) Intranet
11 8 (0.82%) VPN
12 7 (0.72%) DMZ
12 7 (0.72%) MQTT
13 6 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.51%) DHCP
14 5 (0.51%) MPLS
15 4 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.62%) Power BI
3 50 (5.11%) MongoDB
4 45 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.49%) Blockchain
6 41 (4.19%) Big Data
7 39 (3.98%) MySQL
7 39 (3.98%) Redis
8 37 (3.78%) Relational Database
8 37 (3.78%) SAP HANA
9 36 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (2.86%) Apache Hive
10 28 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 25 (2.55%) Text Mining
12 9 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 9 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 84 (8.58%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.84%) JIRA
3 38 (3.88%) Selenium
4 26 (2.66%) webpack
5 23 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 21 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 20 (2.04%) Maven
8 19 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 18 (1.84%) Babel
10 11 (1.12%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.92%) PostCSS
12 8 (0.82%) Android Studio
12 8 (0.82%) Xcode
13 7 (0.72%) JMeter
14 6 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.61%) Gatling
14 6 (0.61%) gulp
14 6 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.51%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 270 (27.58%) Finance
2 120 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 75 (7.66%) Marketing
4 67 (6.84%) Banking
5 40 (4.09%) Electronics
6 28 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.66%) Retail Banking
8 19 (1.94%) Advertising
9 17 (1.74%) Legal
10 15 (1.53%) Games
11 10 (1.02%) Back Office
11 10 (1.02%) Publishing
12 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.51%) Billing
13 5 (0.51%) Law
14 4 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Automotive
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 257 (26.25%) Developer
2 127 (12.97%) Analyst
3 82 (8.38%) Consultant
4 60 (6.13%) Java Developer
5 58 (5.92%) Business Analyst
6 57 (5.82%) Project Manager
7 55 (5.62%) Senior Developer
8 48 (4.90%) C# Developer
9 47 (4.80%) Architect
10 42 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 34 (3.47%) IT Manager
12 32 (3.27%) E-Commerce Consultant
12 32 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (3.06%) Data Scientist
14 29 (2.96%) .NET Developer
14 29 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
14 29 (2.96%) Software Engineer
14 29 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
16 26 (2.66%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (13.38%) HTML
2 125 (12.77%) CSS
3 120 (12.26%) .NET
4 103 (10.52%) ASP.NET
5 88 (8.99%) Spring
6 69 (7.05%) HTML5
7 68 (6.95%) REST
8 64 (6.54%) Web Services
9 63 (6.44%) Kafka
10 62 (6.33%) AngularJS
11 60 (6.13%) React
12 46 (4.70%) .NET Framework
13 44 (4.49%) Spring Boot
14 43 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 39 (3.98%) Node.js
16 39 (3.98%) RESTful
17 37 (3.78%) WPF
18 34 (3.47%) CSS3
19 31 (3.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.31%) FMCG
2 52 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
2 52 (5.31%) User Experience
3 51 (5.21%) EPoS
4 35 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.58%) Fintech
5 34 (3.47%) Algorithms
5 34 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.66%) Contactless
6 26 (2.66%) EMV
6 26 (2.66%) Mobile Payment
6 26 (2.66%) Smartcard
7 25 (2.55%) Social Network
8 23 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.35%) Digital Signage
9 21 (2.15%) Internet of Things
9 21 (2.15%) iPad
10 19 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.38%) Linux
2 64 (6.54%) Windows
3 38 (3.88%) Android
4 35 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.74%) Unix
7 10 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.82%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) MVS
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) Debian
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (18.59%) E-Commerce
3 155 (15.83%) Analytics
4 136 (13.89%) Project Management
5 134 (13.69%) Scrum
6 130 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 117 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
8 106 (10.83%) MVC
9 99 (10.11%) SDLC
10 83 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (8.27%) Decision-Making
12 75 (7.66%) Artificial Intelligence
13 72 (7.35%) Visualisation
14 70 (7.15%) Software Engineering
15 67 (6.84%) Data-Driven Decision Making
15 67 (6.84%) Microservices
16 66 (6.74%) ITIL
17 65 (6.64%) Data Visualisation
17 65 (6.64%) TDD
18 63 (6.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 203 (20.74%) SQL
2 151 (15.42%) C#
3 146 (14.91%) Java
3 146 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.13%) Python
5 53 (5.41%) Java 8
6 40 (4.09%) T-SQL
7 34 (3.47%) R
8 32 (3.27%) PHP
9 28 (2.86%) ES6
10 23 (2.35%) C
11 17 (1.74%) ES7
12 14 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.33%) Go
14 10 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.92%) C++
16 7 (0.72%) VB
16 7 (0.72%) VBA
17 5 (0.51%) Perl
17 5 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (17.36%) Degree
2 34 (3.47%) ISEB
3 18 (1.84%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.12%) CCNP
6 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.12%) PMP
7 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.92%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
9 8 (0.82%) CCIE
10 7 (0.72%) JNCIE
10 7 (0.72%) JNCIP
11 6 (0.61%) CCNA
11 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.52%) QA
2 29 (2.96%) SLA
3 17 (1.74%) PMO
4 11 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.92%) GDPR
6 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (6.95%) Docker
2 11 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.92%) XenApp
5 8 (0.82%) Firmware
6 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.31%) XenServer
7 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.10%) pfSense
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 31 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 25 (2.55%) Marathon
2 25 (2.55%) Mesos
3 11 (1.12%) Terraform
4 8 (0.82%) SCCM
5 3 (0.31%) Ansible
5 3 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.10%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.10%) QRadar
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.87%) SAP
3 65 (6.64%) Tableau
4 45 (4.60%) Oracle
5 27 (2.76%) Google
6 26 (2.66%) Hyperion
7 23 (2.35%) Sitecore
8 21 (2.15%) Cisco
8 21 (2.15%) Xamarin
9 14 (1.43%) Juniper
10 13 (1.33%) VMware
11 12 (1.23%) Adobe
11 12 (1.23%) Citrix
11 12 (1.23%) IBM
12 11 (1.12%) Automation Anywhere
12 11 (1.12%) HP
13 9 (0.92%) UiPath
14 8 (0.82%) Blue Prism
14 8 (0.82%) NCR
14 8 (0.82%) Workday