Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,508 1,215 1,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.76% 4.05% 4.10%
As % of the General category 14.42% 12.26% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 990 1,410
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -8.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £76,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -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 10,459 9,909 14,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 33.02% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,191 7,632 11,546
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +1 580 £52,500 +5.00% 92
Hampshire +16 534 £42,500 - 54
Berkshire +28 351 £55,000 +4.76% 54
Surrey -18 142 £50,250 -16.25% 29
Buckinghamshire -22 133 £47,000 -1.05% 22
West Sussex +34 112 £36,250 -15.70% 6
Oxfordshire -7 98 £50,000 -16.67% 16
East Sussex +2 49 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Kent +23 45 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Sussex -1 22 £32,500 -18.75%
Middlesex +6 5 £95,000 +72.73% 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 493 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (26.26%) SQL
3 321 (21.29%) C#
4 310 (20.56%) .NET
5 306 (20.29%) Finance
6 303 (20.09%) Microsoft
7 276 (18.30%) HTML
8 270 (17.90%) Scrum
9 266 (17.64%) JavaScript
10 240 (15.92%) CSS
11 236 (15.65%) SQL Server
12 234 (15.52%) E-Commerce
13 197 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
14 172 (11.41%) MVC
15 169 (11.21%) Java
16 167 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
17 163 (10.81%) ASP.NET
18 160 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
19 153 (10.15%) Degree
20 149 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
21 148 (9.81%) SAP
22 144 (9.55%) Windows
23 126 (8.36%) Web Services
23 126 (8.36%) Test Automation
24 125 (8.29%) Project Management
25 120 (7.96%) jQuery
26 118 (7.82%) Git (software)
27 113 (7.49%) OO
28 112 (7.43%) TDD
29 110 (7.29%) Marketing

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 31 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.99%) Drupal
3 22 (1.46%) Confluence
4 18 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.13%) SAS
6 15 (0.99%) CMS
6 15 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.93%) JBoss
7 14 (0.93%) NServiceBus
8 12 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.66%) Apache
10 8 (0.53%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.40%) IIS
12 5 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.06%) Chatbot
3 25 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.99%) SPSS
6 14 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.27%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.066%) InDesign
12 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 32 (2.12%) SAP Retail
3 30 (1.99%) SAP MM
4 28 (1.86%) SAP SD
5 27 (1.79%) BusinessWare
6 19 (1.26%) SAP SCM
7 17 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (1.13%) SAP FI
8 15 (0.99%) SAP CO
8 15 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (0.73%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.73%) SAP LE
10 10 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
13 6 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
14 5 (0.33%) SAP HCM
14 5 (0.33%) Shopify
15 4 (0.27%) SAP MDM
16 3 (0.20%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.65%) SaaS
2 52 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.19%) GitHub
5 29 (1.92%) PaaS
6 24 (1.59%) Office 365
7 14 (0.93%) IaaS
8 10 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (0.60%) Akamai
10 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.18%) DNS
2 52 (3.45%) DHCP
3 39 (2.59%) Internet
4 33 (2.19%) Firewall
5 30 (1.99%) NFC
6 24 (1.59%) VPN
7 23 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (1.53%) WAN
8 22 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (1.39%) LAN
10 16 (1.06%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.86%) NetScaler
12 11 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.66%) ATM
13 10 (0.66%) HTTP
14 9 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
14 9 (0.60%) SSL
15 7 (0.46%) SAN
15 7 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 51 (3.38%) MySQL
4 46 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 29 (1.92%) Big Data
8 28 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.33%) Data Mining
13 17 (1.13%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.73%) DB2
17 9 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.31%) Selenium
3 61 (4.05%) JIRA
4 51 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 37 (2.45%) Maven
5 37 (2.45%) Subversion
6 35 (2.32%) SoapUI
7 32 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.13%) git-flow
9 16 (1.06%) JMeter
10 15 (0.99%) Ant
10 15 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.99%) JUnit
10 15 (0.99%) NUnit
10 15 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.93%) eCATT
11 14 (0.93%) IntelliJ
11 14 (0.93%) LSMW
11 14 (0.93%) Moq
12 12 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 306 (20.29%) Finance
2 110 (7.29%) Marketing
3 99 (6.56%) Banking
4 86 (5.70%) Manufacturing
5 64 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 53 (3.51%) Publishing
7 44 (2.92%) Advertising
8 37 (2.45%) Billing
9 35 (2.32%) Back Office
10 33 (2.19%) Games
11 28 (1.86%) Electronics
12 18 (1.19%) Law
13 17 (1.13%) Automotive
14 14 (0.93%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.53%) Legal
18 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (31.10%) Developer
2 248 (16.45%) Analyst
3 173 (11.47%) .NET Developer
4 152 (10.08%) C# Developer
5 118 (7.82%) Consultant
6 114 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 98 (6.50%) Software Developer
8 85 (5.64%) Senior Developer
9 73 (4.84%) Business Analyst
10 65 (4.31%) Project Manager
11 63 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 61 (4.05%) Architect
13 56 (3.71%) Support Engineer
14 54 (3.58%) .NET Software Developer
14 54 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
15 53 (3.51%) SQL Developer
16 49 (3.25%) Test Engineer
17 48 (3.18%) Junior
18 45 (2.98%) HTML Developer
19 44 (2.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (20.56%) .NET
2 276 (18.30%) HTML
3 240 (15.92%) CSS
4 163 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 126 (8.36%) Web Services
6 120 (7.96%) jQuery
7 102 (6.76%) AngularJS
8 98 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 95 (6.30%) REST
10 90 (5.97%) HTML5
11 80 (5.31%) WPF
12 78 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 73 (4.84%) WCF
14 69 (4.58%) CSS3
15 67 (4.44%) RESTful
16 66 (4.38%) SOAP
17 61 (4.05%) .NET Framework
18 59 (3.91%) Node.js
18 59 (3.91%) React
19 53 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
3 99 (6.56%) User Experience
4 90 (5.97%) EPoS
5 74 (4.91%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
7 52 (3.45%) EMV
8 49 (3.25%) Contactless
9 48 (3.18%) Data Centre
10 45 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (2.25%) Mobile App
12 33 (2.19%) Fintech
13 32 (2.12%) Mobile Payment
14 31 (2.06%) FMCG
15 26 (1.72%) iPad
16 25 (1.66%) Driving Licence
17 24 (1.59%) N-Tier
17 24 (1.59%) Smartcard
18 23 (1.53%) Algorithms
19 21 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 144 (9.55%) Windows
2 85 (5.64%) Linux
3 40 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 29 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (1.86%) AIX
6 25 (1.66%) Unix
7 18 (1.19%) Android
8 16 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.60%) Solaris
14 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.20%) Debian
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (17.90%) Scrum
3 234 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 197 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
5 172 (11.41%) MVC
6 149 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (8.36%) Test Automation
8 125 (8.29%) Project Management
9 113 (7.49%) OO
10 112 (7.43%) TDD
11 105 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 103 (6.83%) SDLC
13 98 (6.50%) Web Development
14 95 (6.30%) ITIL
15 92 (6.10%) Logistics
16 90 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 78 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
17 78 (5.17%) CRM
18 76 (5.04%) Mentoring
19 70 (4.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 396 (26.26%) SQL
2 321 (21.29%) C#
3 266 (17.64%) JavaScript
4 169 (11.21%) Java
5 93 (6.17%) Python
6 83 (5.50%) PHP
7 68 (4.51%) T-SQL
8 36 (2.39%) R
9 29 (1.92%) Java 8
9 29 (1.92%) Perl
10 28 (1.86%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.79%) C
12 26 (1.72%) Ruby
13 24 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.46%) ABAP
15 21 (1.39%) Scala
16 19 (1.26%) C++
17 14 (0.93%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.86%) PHP 5
18 13 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (10.15%) Degree
2 34 (2.25%) ISEB
3 23 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.93%) MCSE
7 12 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.66%) CCNA
8 10 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.60%) MCSA
10 8 (0.53%) ACCA
10 8 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.46%) CIMA
11 7 (0.46%) CISSP
12 6 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.40%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.33%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.31%) QA
2 38 (2.52%) SLA
3 21 (1.39%) PSD2
4 18 (1.19%) PMO
5 15 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.66%) GDPR
6 10 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 60 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.33%) Docker
3 17 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.93%) HDFS
5 12 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.66%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.40%) XenApp
7 6 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (1.26%) SCCM
2 16 (1.06%) Ansible
3 14 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.80%) HP ALM
5 11 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.66%) Puppet
7 9 (0.60%) Cisco CME
7 9 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.60%) Terraform
8 5 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.27%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.27%) PowerCLI
10 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.066%) Mesos
12 1 (0.066%) QRadar
Vendors
1 303 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 148 (9.81%) SAP
3 76 (5.04%) Oracle
4 47 (3.12%) Cisco
5 44 (2.92%) VMware
6 36 (2.39%) Google
7 32 (2.12%) Hyperion
8 30 (1.99%) webMethods
9 29 (1.92%) PayPal
10 27 (1.79%) Ab Initio
10 27 (1.79%) Apple
10 27 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 27 (1.79%) Palo Alto
10 27 (1.79%) Vitria
11 24 (1.59%) hybris
12 19 (1.26%) Adobe
12 19 (1.26%) Citrix
12 19 (1.26%) Xamarin
13 17 (1.13%) Capita
14 16 (1.06%) Tableau