Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 88 76
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Retail 512 500 1,022
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.45% 3.34% 3.90%
As % of the General category 6.98% 7.08% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 314 388 718
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £34,723 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,938 £61,563 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,375 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.42% +7.40%

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 7,337 7,059 12,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.43% 47.20% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 5,408 9,899
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,346
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,188 £34,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -16 197 £50,000 -4.76% 34
Hampshire -4 158 £48,750 +21.88% 31
Berkshire -44 81 £56,250 +7.14% 21
Oxfordshire +40 74 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Surrey +12 74 £60,000 - 28
Buckinghamshire -18 42 £55,000 - 10
Kent +4 30 £40,000 +6.67% 17
East Sussex +12 15 £65,000 +73.33% 1
West Sussex -23 11 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Home Counties - 5 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 169 (33.01%) Social Skills
2 152 (29.69%) E-Commerce
3 133 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 120 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (19.34%) HTML
6 89 (17.38%) SQL
7 80 (15.63%) CSS
8 79 (15.43%) Degree
9 73 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
10 71 (13.87%) Finance
11 69 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (13.09%) Project Management
13 62 (12.11%) Marketing
14 61 (11.91%) .NET
15 58 (11.33%) PHP
15 58 (11.33%) Linux
15 58 (11.33%) AWS
16 57 (11.13%) Line Management
17 56 (10.94%) Analytics
17 56 (10.94%) Microsoft
18 45 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (8.79%) Information Security
18 45 (8.79%) Management Information System
18 45 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
19 44 (8.59%) Service Delivery
20 43 (8.40%) C#
21 42 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
22 41 (8.01%) Azure
22 41 (8.01%) Facilities Management
23 39 (7.62%) LAMP

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 11 (2.15%) Confluence
2 9 (1.76%) CMS
3 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.59%) Drupal
4 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.76%) SAP SD
3 5 (0.98%) Maximo
3 5 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.98%) Shopify
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.59%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.59%) SAP CAR
6 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.39%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.33%) AWS
2 41 (8.01%) Azure
3 31 (6.05%) Power Platform
4 21 (4.10%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (3.52%) Google Analytics
6 15 (2.93%) SaaS
7 14 (2.73%) Google Tag Manager
8 8 (1.56%) Serverless
9 5 (0.98%) Power Automate
10 4 (0.78%) GCP
10 4 (0.78%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.59%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.59%) Datadog
11 3 (0.59%) GitHub
12 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.39%) Apigee
12 2 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.39%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.34%) Broadband
2 8 (1.56%) Intranet
3 7 (1.37%) 5G
4 6 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.78%) Firewall
5 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.59%) Wireless
6 3 (0.59%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) PBX
8 1 (0.20%) RFID
8 1 (0.20%) RIP
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) VLAN
8 1 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.86%) MySQL
1 30 (5.86%) Power BI
2 21 (4.10%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.91%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.73%) Big Data
5 14 (2.73%) Tableau
6 12 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.76%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.56%) Redis
9 7 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.17%) MS Access
11 5 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.59%) Redshift Spectrum
13 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.39%) QlikView
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.49%) JIRA
3 16 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.56%) webpack
6 5 (0.98%) WinAutomation
7 4 (0.78%) JMeter
8 3 (0.59%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.59%) Moq
8 3 (0.59%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.39%) Mockito
9 2 (0.39%) NUnit
9 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.20%) GitLab
10 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.20%) TestRail
10 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 169 (33.01%) Social Skills
2 73 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (13.87%) Finance
4 62 (12.11%) Marketing
5 30 (5.86%) Organisational Skills
6 20 (3.91%) Legal
7 16 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
8 15 (2.93%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.93%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
10 10 (1.95%) Electronics
11 9 (1.76%) Banking
11 9 (1.76%) Games
12 8 (1.56%) Automotive
12 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.17%) Billing
13 6 (1.17%) Korean Language
13 6 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.78%) Back Office
14 4 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (26.56%) Developer
2 39 (7.62%) Analyst
3 31 (6.05%) Project Manager
4 30 (5.86%) PHP Developer
5 28 (5.47%) Consultant
6 26 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.69%) Web Developer
8 21 (4.10%) HTML CSS Developer
8 21 (4.10%) HTML Developer
8 21 (4.10%) Junior
9 20 (3.91%) C# Developer
10 18 (3.52%) Operations Manager
10 18 (3.52%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.32%) LAMP Developer
12 16 (3.13%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (3.13%) Marketing Executive
12 16 (3.13%) Senior Manager
13 15 (2.93%) .NET Developer
13 15 (2.93%) Digital Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (19.34%) HTML
2 80 (15.63%) CSS
3 61 (11.91%) .NET
4 39 (7.62%) LAMP
5 33 (6.45%) Node.js
6 30 (5.86%) HTML5
7 22 (4.30%) JSON
8 21 (4.10%) React
9 19 (3.71%) ASP.NET
9 19 (3.71%) REST
10 17 (3.32%) RESTful
11 16 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.34%) .NET Core
12 12 (2.34%) Sass
12 12 (2.34%) WPF
13 9 (1.76%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.76%) Apache Flex
13 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.76%) XML
14 8 (1.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 42 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (7.62%) User Experience
4 33 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 23 (4.49%) EPoS
5 23 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 22 (4.30%) iPad
7 15 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.54%) Social Media
9 12 (2.34%) FMCG
10 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.37%) NHS
10 7 (1.37%) Smart City
11 6 (1.17%) Marketing Technology
12 5 (0.98%) Robotics
13 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) mPOS
14 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.33%) Linux
2 24 (4.69%) Windows
3 14 (2.73%) Android
3 14 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.78%) Unix
4 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.69%) E-Commerce
2 120 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (13.09%) Project Management
5 57 (11.13%) Line Management
6 56 (10.94%) Analytics
7 45 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 45 (8.79%) Information Security
8 44 (8.59%) Service Delivery
9 41 (8.01%) Facilities Management
10 39 (7.62%) TDD
11 36 (7.03%) SDLC
12 34 (6.64%) ITIL
13 33 (6.45%) ERP
13 33 (6.45%) MVC
13 33 (6.45%) People Management
13 33 (6.45%) Scrum
14 32 (6.25%) B2B
15 31 (6.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 133 (25.98%) JavaScript
2 89 (17.38%) SQL
3 58 (11.33%) PHP
4 43 (8.40%) C#
5 32 (6.25%) Python
6 28 (5.47%) Java
7 24 (4.69%) PHP 7
8 17 (3.32%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.93%) Ruby
10 12 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.56%) VBA
13 5 (0.98%) C
14 4 (0.78%) C++
15 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.59%) ES6
15 3 (0.59%) Go
15 3 (0.59%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (15.43%) Degree
2 15 (2.93%) AWS Certification
3 12 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.76%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.17%) PMP
6 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.39%) CISSP
8 2 (0.39%) HNC
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB
8 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.42%) SLA
2 20 (3.91%) QA
3 16 (3.13%) NEBOSH
4 9 (1.76%) PMO
5 8 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.59%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.59%) COBIT
7 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.39%) GRC
9 1 (0.20%) COSHH
9 1 (0.20%) NIST
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (3.13%) Docker
2 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.98%) Terraform
3 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Packer
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.66%) SAP
3 21 (4.10%) Google
4 13 (2.54%) Oracle
5 10 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.56%) Dynatrace
7 7 (1.37%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.37%) Automation Anywhere
7 7 (1.37%) Blue Prism
7 7 (1.37%) hybris
7 7 (1.37%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.37%) UiPath
8 6 (1.17%) Pardot
8 6 (1.17%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.98%) Elastic Path
10 4 (0.78%) Adobe
10 4 (0.78%) Cognos
10 4 (0.78%) HP
10 4 (0.78%) Remedy
11 3 (0.59%) EMC