Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 71 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,387 1,221 1,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.68% 4.20% 3.88%
As % of the General category 14.24% 12.25% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 999 1,305
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
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 9,743 9,971 13,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.88% 34.27% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,762 7,691 10,751
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Hampshire +9 537 £45,000 +2.27% 49
Thames Valley +2 497 £50,000 -9.09% 88
Berkshire -10 260 £52,500 -8.70% 46
Surrey +34 203 £53,500 -6.96% 20
Buckinghamshire 0 127 £50,000 +6.38% 24
Oxfordshire +2 110 £50,000 -16.67% 18
West Sussex +3 58 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Sussex +5 36 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Kent +18 31 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Sussex -1 10 £35,000 -36.36%
Middlesex +15 6 £75,000 -16.67%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 464 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (23.43%) Finance
3 317 (22.86%) SQL
4 274 (19.75%) HTML
5 272 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 254 (18.31%) CSS
7 245 (17.66%) Microsoft
8 241 (17.38%) C#
9 237 (17.09%) .NET
10 208 (15.00%) Scrum
11 182 (13.12%) SQL Server
12 181 (13.05%) E-Commerce
13 171 (12.33%) MVC
14 168 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
15 150 (10.81%) Degree
16 136 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
17 133 (9.59%) Java
18 129 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
19 126 (9.08%) ITIL
20 124 (8.94%) AngularJS
21 122 (8.80%) Git (software)
22 117 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
23 116 (8.36%) ASP.NET
24 106 (7.64%) DevOps
25 104 (7.50%) jQuery
26 103 (7.43%) HTML5
27 101 (7.28%) Marketing
27 101 (7.28%) Web Services
28 99 (7.14%) Web Development
29 98 (7.07%) Self-Motivation

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 39 (2.81%) CMS
2 34 (2.45%) Apache Spark
3 33 (2.38%) Confluence
4 17 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.01%) IIS
6 13 (0.94%) Drupal
7 12 (0.87%) WordPress
8 11 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 11 (0.79%) JBoss
8 11 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.58%) SAS
11 7 (0.50%) Apache
11 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.43%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.29%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.29%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.29%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.45%) Chatbot
4 25 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.29%) SPSS
9 1 (0.072%) InVision
Business Applications
1 41 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.50%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.36%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.29%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.22%) Magento
10 3 (0.22%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.22%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (0.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 3 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 129 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (2.45%) Office 365
5 31 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.24%) SaaS
6 30 (2.16%) PaaS
7 22 (1.59%) GitHub
8 21 (1.51%) IaaS
9 16 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.72%) Akamai
12 8 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.29%) Serverless
15 2 (0.14%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.24%) Internet
1 45 (3.24%) LAN
2 40 (2.88%) Wireless
3 38 (2.74%) DNS
3 38 (2.74%) WAN
4 36 (2.60%) Firewall
5 30 (2.16%) DHCP
6 25 (1.80%) Unified Communications
7 23 (1.66%) NFC
8 18 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
9 17 (1.23%) Network Security
10 15 (1.08%) VPN
10 15 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
13 8 (0.58%) WLAN
14 7 (0.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.27%) Relational Database
3 82 (5.91%) MySQL
4 65 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 48 (3.46%) Big Data
6 44 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 43 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 35 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.95%) Blockchain
11 27 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.08%) Power BI
15 14 (1.01%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.94%) Redis
16 13 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 122 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.74%) JIRA
4 28 (2.02%) Maven
5 26 (1.87%) git-flow
6 25 (1.80%) Selenium
7 19 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 13 (0.94%) NUnit
8 13 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.87%) Gradle
9 12 (0.87%) gulp
10 10 (0.72%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.58%) Grunt
11 8 (0.58%) JMeter
11 8 (0.58%) Moq
11 8 (0.58%) Subversion
12 7 (0.50%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.43%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.43%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 325 (23.43%) Finance
2 101 (7.28%) Marketing
3 71 (5.12%) Banking
4 64 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 52 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.53%) Advertising
7 34 (2.45%) Publishing
8 33 (2.38%) Back Office
8 33 (2.38%) Electronics
9 30 (2.16%) Retail Banking
10 27 (1.95%) Billing
11 26 (1.87%) Automotive
12 16 (1.15%) Games
13 10 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.65%) Legal
15 8 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.50%) Local Government
17 6 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 400 (28.84%) Developer
2 211 (15.21%) Analyst
3 138 (9.95%) .NET Developer
4 104 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 87 (6.27%) Consultant
6 83 (5.98%) Software Developer
7 75 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 71 (5.12%) Senior Developer
9 66 (4.76%) Architect
10 63 (4.54%) Junior
11 55 (3.97%) Project Manager
12 54 (3.89%) Business Analyst
13 51 (3.68%) HTML Developer
14 46 (3.32%) SQL Developer
15 45 (3.24%) .NET Software Developer
15 45 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
16 44 (3.17%) Java Developer
17 42 (3.03%) Junior Developer
17 42 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
18 39 (2.81%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (19.75%) HTML
2 254 (18.31%) CSS
3 237 (17.09%) .NET
4 124 (8.94%) AngularJS
5 116 (8.36%) ASP.NET
6 104 (7.50%) jQuery
7 103 (7.43%) HTML5
8 101 (7.28%) Web Services
9 88 (6.34%) CSS3
10 86 (6.20%) REST
11 73 (5.26%) RESTful
12 72 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (4.90%) React
14 67 (4.83%) JSON
15 65 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 63 (4.54%) .NET Framework
17 60 (4.33%) WCF
18 56 (4.04%) WPF
19 54 (3.89%) Node.js
20 53 (3.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (5.70%) EPoS
4 74 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 74 (5.34%) User Experience
5 55 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 54 (3.89%) Data Centre
7 53 (3.82%) Mobile App
8 42 (3.03%) Fintech
9 34 (2.45%) FMCG
10 32 (2.31%) EMV
11 29 (2.09%) Contactless
12 26 (1.87%) Driving Licence
13 25 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.80%) NHS
14 24 (1.73%) Smartcard
15 23 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
16 22 (1.59%) Management Information System
17 17 (1.23%) Algorithms
18 14 (1.01%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 93 (6.71%) Windows
2 80 (5.77%) Linux
3 37 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.66%) Unix
5 20 (1.44%) Android
6 13 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.43%) CentOS
12 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.22%) AIX
14 3 (0.22%) Debian
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.22%) Solaris
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (15.00%) Scrum
3 181 (13.05%) E-Commerce
4 171 (12.33%) MVC
5 168 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
6 126 (9.08%) ITIL
7 117 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (7.64%) DevOps
9 99 (7.14%) Web Development
10 97 (6.99%) Project Management
10 97 (6.99%) SDLC
11 92 (6.63%) OO
11 92 (6.63%) TDD
12 90 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 86 (6.20%) CRM
14 84 (6.06%) ERP
15 81 (5.84%) Logistics
16 80 (5.77%) Analytics
17 77 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 69 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 317 (22.86%) SQL
2 272 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 241 (17.38%) C#
4 133 (9.59%) Java
5 83 (5.98%) PHP
5 83 (5.98%) Python
6 41 (2.96%) Java 8
6 41 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 34 (2.45%) Scala
8 27 (1.95%) C
8 27 (1.95%) PHP 5
9 26 (1.87%) R
10 25 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 24 (1.73%) Ruby
12 20 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.15%) ABAP
15 13 (0.94%) HiveQL
15 13 (0.94%) Kotlin
16 9 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 150 (10.81%) Degree
2 38 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.09%) MCSE
4 20 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.23%) CISSP
6 15 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.01%) ISEB
8 12 (0.87%) MCSA
9 11 (0.79%) CIMA
10 10 (0.72%) CCNA
10 10 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.65%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.58%) JNCIE
12 8 (0.58%) PhD
12 8 (0.58%) PMP
13 7 (0.50%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.50%) CREST Certified
13 7 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.26%) SLA
2 71 (5.12%) QA
3 22 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.01%) PMO
6 10 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.65%) GCP
7 9 (0.65%) GDPR
8 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.36%) PSD2
9 4 (0.29%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.22%) COBIT
10 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.072%) P3O
11 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.45%) Docker
4 23 (1.66%) vSphere
5 18 (1.30%) HDFS
6 11 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.65%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.58%) Firmware
9 5 (0.36%) XenApp
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 1 (0.072%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (1.87%) SCCM
2 17 (1.23%) Terraform
3 16 (1.15%) Ansible
4 15 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.94%) Puppet
6 10 (0.72%) Cisco CME
6 10 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.36%) Xymon
10 5 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.29%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.29%) Marathon
11 4 (0.29%) Mesos
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 245 (17.66%) Microsoft
2 95 (6.85%) SAP
3 92 (6.63%) Oracle
4 64 (4.61%) Cisco
5 52 (3.75%) Google
5 52 (3.75%) VMware
6 33 (2.38%) Capita
7 31 (2.24%) HP
8 29 (2.09%) CheckPoint
9 26 (1.87%) Palo Alto
10 23 (1.66%) Hyperion
11 20 (1.44%) Adobe
12 19 (1.37%) F5
13 18 (1.30%) Xamarin
14 17 (1.23%) Citrix
15 14 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.87%) Juniper
16 12 (0.87%) ServiceNow
17 11 (0.79%) IBM