Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,071 1,269 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.24% 4.41% 4.23%
As % of the General category 13.29% 13.36% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,049 1,051
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,900 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £53,742 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.00% -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 8,058 9,500 10,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.88% 33.01% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,954 7,470 8,471
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -1 492 £50,000 -9.09% 78
Hampshire -20 293 £42,500 -5.56% 42
Berkshire -6 266 £52,500 - 32
Buckinghamshire +15 189 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Surrey -4 133 £57,500 - 27
West Sussex +37 57 £56,000 +65.93% 2
Oxfordshire +3 37 £65,000 +30.00% 12
Kent +3 34 £38,250 +2.00% 14
Home Counties - 12 £65,000 -
East Sussex -9 10 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Middlesex -8 2 - - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 316 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (20.26%) SQL
3 200 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 183 (17.09%) Java
5 182 (16.99%) Finance
6 180 (16.81%) C#
7 171 (15.97%) Microsoft
8 170 (15.87%) Degree
9 144 (13.45%) E-Commerce
10 135 (12.61%) Azure
11 133 (12.42%) Scrum
12 126 (11.76%) Windows
12 126 (11.76%) AWS
13 123 (11.48%) HTML
14 117 (10.92%) ITIL
15 115 (10.74%) Git (software)
16 113 (10.55%) Microservices
17 112 (10.46%) .NET
18 110 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
19 109 (10.18%) Project Management
20 107 (9.99%) CSS
21 102 (9.52%) SQL Server
21 102 (9.52%) Spring
21 102 (9.52%) Docker
22 94 (8.78%) Computer Science
23 93 (8.68%) Linux
24 90 (8.40%) TDD
25 88 (8.22%) Selenium
26 87 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
27 85 (7.94%) JIRA

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 69 (6.44%) Confluence
2 25 (2.33%) CMS
3 23 (2.15%) Apache
4 21 (1.96%) CICS
5 13 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.65%) JBoss
7 7 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.56%) WordPress
9 5 (0.47%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.37%) IIS
10 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.28%) nginx
11 3 (0.28%) SAS
11 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.19%) Mule
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.75%) Sketch
6 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.093%) InDesign
8 1 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (3.27%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.28%) Magento
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.093%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.093%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.093%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.093%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 135 (12.61%) Azure
2 126 (11.76%) AWS
3 60 (5.60%) SaaS
4 44 (4.11%) GCP
5 34 (3.17%) Power Platform
6 19 (1.77%) Office 365
7 18 (1.68%) DigitalOcean
8 15 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 13 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (1.21%) Serverless
9 13 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
10 12 (1.12%) Datadog
10 12 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.12%) Google Analytics
11 11 (1.03%) BrowserStack
11 11 (1.03%) IaaS
12 10 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.93%) PaaS
13 7 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.67%) WAN
2 41 (3.83%) Firewall
3 40 (3.73%) LAN
4 35 (3.27%) DNS
5 27 (2.52%) DHCP
6 26 (2.43%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.68%) Wireless
8 13 (1.21%) Unified Communications
9 12 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.03%) SAN
11 9 (0.84%) Internet
12 8 (0.75%) HTTP
12 8 (0.75%) iBeacon
13 7 (0.65%) NAS
14 6 (0.56%) Network Security
14 6 (0.56%) NFC
14 6 (0.56%) VLAN
15 5 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.37%) IPsec
17 3 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.07%) MongoDB
3 60 (5.60%) Redis
4 59 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.17%) Power BI
6 30 (2.80%) MySQL
7 29 (2.71%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.05%) DB2
9 22 (2.05%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.12%) Big Data
15 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.93%) QlikView
17 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 115 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 88 (8.22%) Selenium
3 85 (7.94%) JIRA
4 56 (5.23%) Cucumber
5 46 (4.30%) Jenkins
6 38 (3.55%) webpack
7 37 (3.45%) Maven
8 35 (3.27%) Babel
9 26 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.40%) SpecFlow
11 15 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.21%) Moq
13 13 (1.21%) NUnit
13 13 (1.21%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.93%) JUnit
14 10 (0.93%) Mockito
15 9 (0.84%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 182 (16.99%) Finance
2 80 (7.47%) Marketing
3 57 (5.32%) Legal
4 48 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.27%) Banking
6 31 (2.89%) Public Sector
7 24 (2.24%) Games
8 21 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.87%) German Language
9 20 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.77%) Back Office
11 18 (1.68%) Italian Language
12 13 (1.21%) Law
13 12 (1.12%) Electronics
14 11 (1.03%) Advertising
14 11 (1.03%) Billing
15 10 (0.93%) Local Government
16 8 (0.75%) Automotive
17 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (24.18%) Developer
2 144 (13.45%) Analyst
3 128 (11.95%) Architect
4 78 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
5 55 (5.14%) Software Engineer
6 49 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 47 (4.39%) Software Developer
8 39 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 38 (3.55%) Business Analyst
9 38 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 37 (3.45%) C# Developer
11 35 (3.27%) Java Developer
12 33 (3.08%) IT Support
13 32 (2.99%) .NET Developer
14 31 (2.89%) React Developer
14 31 (2.89%) Test Engineer
15 29 (2.71%) Consultant
15 29 (2.71%) Software Test Engineer
15 29 (2.71%) Support Analyst
15 29 (2.71%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (11.48%) HTML
2 112 (10.46%) .NET
3 107 (9.99%) CSS
4 102 (9.52%) Spring
5 74 (6.91%) AngularJS
6 70 (6.54%) HTML5
7 69 (6.44%) React
8 63 (5.88%) Kafka
9 53 (4.95%) Web Services
10 50 (4.67%) Spring Boot
11 48 (4.48%) REST
12 46 (4.30%) Node.js
13 40 (3.73%) RESTful
14 36 (3.36%) ASP.NET
15 35 (3.27%) Enzyme
16 33 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (2.89%) JSON
18 27 (2.52%) CSS3
19 25 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (6.82%) User Experience
3 51 (4.76%) EPoS
4 44 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (3.92%) FMCG
7 33 (3.08%) Data Centre
8 26 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.33%) Mainframe
10 23 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 22 (2.05%) NHS
12 19 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
13 13 (1.21%) EFT
13 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.03%) CMDB
14 11 (1.03%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (0.93%) PKI
16 9 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 126 (11.76%) Windows
2 93 (8.68%) Linux
3 37 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.43%) Unix
5 23 (2.15%) Windows 10
5 23 (2.15%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.77%) MVS
7 18 (1.68%) Android
7 18 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.03%) AIX
9 9 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.37%) CentOS
12 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.093%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.093%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (13.45%) E-Commerce
3 133 (12.42%) Scrum
4 117 (10.92%) ITIL
5 113 (10.55%) Microservices
6 110 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
7 109 (10.18%) Project Management
8 94 (8.78%) Computer Science
9 90 (8.40%) TDD
10 76 (7.10%) DevOps
11 72 (6.72%) Test Automation
12 69 (6.44%) Technology Roadmap
13 67 (6.26%) MVC
14 62 (5.79%) Unit Testing
15 60 (5.60%) Software Engineering
16 58 (5.42%) Service Management
17 57 (5.32%) Analytics
18 54 (5.04%) OO
19 52 (4.86%) Logistics
20 51 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 217 (20.26%) SQL
2 200 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 183 (17.09%) Java
4 180 (16.81%) C#
5 77 (7.19%) Python
6 49 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 44 (4.11%) ES6
8 39 (3.64%) Java 8
9 35 (3.27%) ES7
9 35 (3.27%) Ruby
10 31 (2.89%) PHP
11 30 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 30 (2.80%) C++
12 25 (2.33%) C
13 21 (1.96%) COBOL
14 19 (1.77%) JCL
14 19 (1.77%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.59%) X++
16 15 (1.40%) Go
17 14 (1.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 170 (15.87%) Degree
2 55 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.59%) ISEB
4 12 (1.12%) CISSP
5 11 (1.03%) DBS Check
6 10 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
7 9 (0.84%) CCNP
7 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.75%) CISM
9 5 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.47%) MCSE
9 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.37%) CISA
10 4 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.76%) QA
2 36 (3.36%) SLA
3 35 (3.27%) PCI DSS
4 30 (2.80%) GDPR
5 29 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (1.77%) Data Quality
7 17 (1.59%) NIST
7 17 (1.59%) PMO
8 10 (0.93%) COBIT
8 10 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.093%) GAAP
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.093%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (9.52%) Docker
2 54 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
3 27 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (0.28%) XenApp
7 2 (0.19%) Ceph
7 2 (0.19%) KVM
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.19%) Squid
8 1 (0.093%) Firmware
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.093%) vCloud
8 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 61 (5.70%) Marathon
1 61 (5.70%) Mesos
2 23 (2.15%) Ansible
3 20 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.77%) Puppet
5 17 (1.59%) Nagios
6 15 (1.40%) Grafana
7 13 (1.21%) Kubernetes
7 13 (1.21%) SCCM
7 13 (1.21%) Terraform
8 10 (0.93%) Kibana
9 4 (0.37%) Oozie
9 4 (0.37%) QRadar
10 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.28%) SCOM
10 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.19%) Nessus
11 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.19%) WSUS
11 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 171 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.14%) Google
3 53 (4.95%) SAP
4 49 (4.58%) VMware
5 35 (3.27%) Cisco
6 34 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 32 (2.99%) Adobe
8 30 (2.80%) IBM
9 25 (2.33%) Dell
9 25 (2.33%) Oracle
10 22 (2.05%) EMC
11 21 (1.96%) NetApp
11 21 (1.96%) Splunk
12 15 (1.40%) New Relic
13 13 (1.21%) Citrix
14 12 (1.12%) Borland
14 12 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.93%) hybris
16 8 (0.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 7 (0.65%) Tableau