Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,456 1,245 1,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.60% 3.97% 4.26%
As % of the General category 14.03% 11.76% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,207 1,009 1,506
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,550 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +2.02%

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 10,375 10,583 15,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.77% 33.71% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,129 8,139 11,971
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 February 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 23 February 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 +3 592 £50,000 - 106
Hampshire +17 485 £40,000 -5.88% 79
Berkshire +32 360 £55,000 +4.76% 55
Buckinghamshire -15 144 £47,000 -6.00% 34
Surrey -50 134 £50,500 -15.83% 23
West Sussex +52 109 £37,500 -13.79% 14
Oxfordshire +20 90 £50,000 +17.65% 17
East Sussex -2 53 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Kent +12 39 £37,500 -13.79% 12
Sussex -2 19 £32,500 -18.75%
Middlesex +9 7 £95,000 +100.00%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 435 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (27.47%) SQL
3 328 (22.53%) Microsoft
4 297 (20.40%) Finance
5 296 (20.33%) C#
6 294 (20.19%) .NET
7 244 (16.76%) SQL Server
8 240 (16.48%) E-Commerce
9 238 (16.35%) Scrum
10 229 (15.73%) JavaScript
11 226 (15.52%) HTML
12 198 (13.60%) CSS
13 175 (12.02%) Java
14 170 (11.68%) Windows
15 165 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
16 155 (10.65%) SAP
17 146 (10.03%) Degree
18 143 (9.82%) MVC
19 136 (9.34%) ASP.NET
20 128 (8.79%) Project Management
21 127 (8.72%) Web Services
22 121 (8.31%) Test Automation
23 114 (7.83%) jQuery
24 110 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
24 110 (7.55%) TDD
25 109 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
26 107 (7.35%) Banking
27 104 (7.14%) OO
28 103 (7.07%) SDLC
29 99 (6.80%) AngularJS

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 26 (1.79%) Drupal
1 26 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 23 (1.58%) SAS
2 23 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.30%) Confluence
4 16 (1.10%) IIS
4 16 (1.10%) JBoss
5 15 (1.03%) NServiceBus
6 14 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.69%) Apache
10 9 (0.62%) CMS
11 7 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.41%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.34%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 49 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 22 (1.51%) Chatbot
4 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.82%) SPSS
8 11 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.27%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.069%) InDesign
10 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.069%) Revit
Business Applications
1 53 (3.64%) SAP Retail
2 44 (3.02%) SAP MM
2 44 (3.02%) SAP SD
3 37 (2.54%) BusinessWare
4 34 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 22 (1.51%) SAP SCM
6 13 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.89%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.76%) SAP CO
7 11 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.76%) SAP LE
8 8 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.34%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.34%) SAP EWM
10 5 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.34%) Shopify
11 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.37%) SaaS
2 47 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.47%) GitHub
5 21 (1.44%) Office 365
6 18 (1.24%) PaaS
7 11 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.62%) IaaS
9 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.34%) Force.com
11 4 (0.27%) Akamai
11 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.21%) AdWords
12 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.21%) Boomi
12 3 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.85%) DNS
2 46 (3.16%) DHCP
3 39 (2.68%) WAN
4 37 (2.54%) LAN
5 36 (2.47%) Internet
6 28 (1.92%) NFC
7 25 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 24 (1.65%) Firewall
9 22 (1.51%) VPN
10 17 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (0.69%) HTTP
12 10 (0.69%) RFID
13 9 (0.62%) ATM
13 9 (0.62%) VLAN
14 8 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.55%) SAN
14 8 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.48%) SSL
15 7 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (3.16%) MySQL
4 41 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 37 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
8 24 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.51%) Big Data
10 20 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.82%) DB2
15 12 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.69%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (6.66%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.15%) JIRA
3 65 (4.46%) Selenium
4 52 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 47 (3.23%) Maven
6 45 (3.09%) Subversion
7 43 (2.95%) Visual Studio
8 36 (2.47%) SoapUI
9 20 (1.37%) JUnit
10 19 (1.30%) JMeter
11 17 (1.17%) NUnit
12 16 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.10%) eCATT
12 16 (1.10%) LSMW
12 16 (1.10%) Moq
13 15 (1.03%) IntelliJ
14 14 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.89%) Ant
15 13 (0.89%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 297 (20.40%) Finance
2 107 (7.35%) Banking
3 97 (6.66%) Marketing
4 91 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 80 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 54 (3.71%) Publishing
7 47 (3.23%) Back Office
8 33 (2.27%) Advertising
9 32 (2.20%) Games
10 27 (1.85%) Billing
10 27 (1.85%) Electronics
11 19 (1.30%) Automotive
12 18 (1.24%) Legal
13 15 (1.03%) Law
14 8 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.48%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 439 (30.15%) Developer
2 267 (18.34%) Analyst
3 161 (11.06%) .NET Developer
4 151 (10.37%) C# Developer
5 123 (8.45%) Consultant
6 119 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 92 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 79 (5.43%) Software Developer
9 74 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 61 (4.19%) Architect
11 58 (3.98%) Project Manager
12 57 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 53 (3.64%) SQL Developer
13 53 (3.64%) Support Analyst
14 49 (3.37%) Support Engineer
15 48 (3.30%) Junior
15 48 (3.30%) Test Engineer
16 46 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
16 46 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 45 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (20.19%) .NET
2 226 (15.52%) HTML
3 198 (13.60%) CSS
4 136 (9.34%) ASP.NET
5 127 (8.72%) Web Services
6 114 (7.83%) jQuery
7 99 (6.80%) AngularJS
8 74 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (4.67%) REST
9 68 (4.67%) WPF
10 65 (4.46%) HTML5
11 58 (3.98%) SOAP
12 57 (3.91%) WCF
13 56 (3.85%) RESTful
14 55 (3.78%) XML
15 52 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 50 (3.43%) CSS3
17 49 (3.37%) .NET Framework
17 49 (3.37%) React
18 48 (3.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.98%) User Experience
3 72 (4.95%) EPoS
4 67 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.82%) Contactless
5 41 (2.82%) EMV
5 41 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.47%) iPad
8 35 (2.40%) FMCG
9 33 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 30 (2.06%) Data Centre
10 30 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
11 26 (1.79%) Fintech
12 22 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.51%) Smartcard
13 20 (1.37%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.30%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.24%) Driving Licence
16 17 (1.17%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 170 (11.68%) Windows
2 93 (6.39%) Linux
3 46 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 38 (2.61%) AIX
5 34 (2.34%) Unix
6 30 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 26 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 23 (1.58%) Android
10 18 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.55%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.41%) Solaris
15 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (16.48%) E-Commerce
3 238 (16.35%) Scrum
4 143 (9.82%) MVC
5 128 (8.79%) Project Management
6 121 (8.31%) Test Automation
7 110 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 110 (7.55%) TDD
8 109 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
9 104 (7.14%) OO
10 103 (7.07%) SDLC
11 98 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 96 (6.59%) Web Development
13 94 (6.46%) Logistics
14 81 (5.56%) ITIL
15 79 (5.43%) CRM
16 78 (5.36%) ETL
17 71 (4.88%) Software Engineering
18 70 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
19 69 (4.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 400 (27.47%) SQL
2 296 (20.33%) C#
3 229 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 175 (12.02%) Java
5 89 (6.11%) T-SQL
6 79 (5.43%) Python
7 67 (4.60%) PHP
8 31 (2.13%) C++
9 30 (2.06%) C
10 25 (1.72%) Perl
11 24 (1.65%) ABAP
11 24 (1.65%) R
12 22 (1.51%) Ruby
13 18 (1.24%) VBA
14 17 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.82%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.69%) Scala
17 10 (0.69%) XPath
17 10 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 146 (10.03%) Degree
2 36 (2.47%) ISEB
3 18 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.48%) MCSE
8 6 (0.41%) CCNA
8 6 (0.41%) CCNP
8 6 (0.41%) CISSP
8 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.34%) ACCA
9 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.27%) CCDP
10 4 (0.27%) CIMA
10 4 (0.27%) HND
10 4 (0.27%) PCI QSA
10 4 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.46%) QA
2 36 (2.47%) SLA
3 20 (1.37%) PMO
4 16 (1.10%) PSD2
5 13 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.82%) GDPR
7 10 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.17%) Docker
4 12 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.34%) HDFS
6 5 (0.34%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.21%) Firmware
7 3 (0.21%) XenApp
7 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (1.30%) SCCM
2 15 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.82%) HP ALM
4 9 (0.62%) Ansible
4 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.55%) Puppet
5 8 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.41%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.27%) Cisco CME
7 4 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.27%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.21%) Terraform
9 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.14%) Mesos
9 2 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 328 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 155 (10.65%) SAP
3 65 (4.46%) Oracle
4 46 (3.16%) Cisco
5 40 (2.75%) webMethods
6 38 (2.61%) VMware
7 37 (2.54%) Ab Initio
7 37 (2.54%) Vitria
8 30 (2.06%) Hyperion
9 24 (1.65%) hybris
10 23 (1.58%) PayPal
11 22 (1.51%) HP
12 18 (1.24%) Apple
12 18 (1.24%) Google
13 17 (1.17%) Palo Alto
13 17 (1.17%) Tableau
14 16 (1.10%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.03%) Adobe
16 14 (0.96%) ServiceNow
17 12 (0.82%) MuleSoft