Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 151 69
Rank change year-on-year +94 -82 -7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 892 170 1,089
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.10% 2.05% 4.26%
As % of the General category 9.61% 4.73% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 444 134 811
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,188 £65,000
90th Percentile £79,925 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 9,286 3,597 12,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.08% 43.28% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,583 2,802 9,473
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +1.05%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,945
% change year-on-year - +8.60% +4.84%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +54 332 £50,000 -9.09% 59
Hampshire +26 271 £42,500 - 37
Berkshire +16 152 £47,500 -13.64% 33
Surrey +10 107 £67,500 +17.39% 15
Oxfordshire +37 100 £50,000 +36.05% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 82 £52,000 -7.56% 20
Kent +24 81 £40,000 +3.23% 18
West Sussex +5 43 £42,500 -26.09% 9
East Sussex -25 25 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Home Counties - 8 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 322 (36.10%) Social Skills
2 190 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (21.08%) E-Commerce
4 166 (18.61%) JavaScript
5 152 (17.04%) Service Delivery
6 150 (16.82%) Finance
7 148 (16.59%) Facilities Management
8 134 (15.02%) Line Management
9 129 (14.46%) HTML
10 119 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
11 115 (12.89%) Microsoft
12 113 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
13 111 (12.44%) .NET
13 111 (12.44%) Information Security
14 108 (12.11%) SQL
15 106 (11.88%) Degree
16 99 (11.10%) CSS
17 98 (10.99%) C#
18 97 (10.87%) Management Information System
19 94 (10.54%) AWS
20 87 (9.75%) PHP
20 87 (9.75%) SLA
21 86 (9.64%) Azure
22 85 (9.53%) Marketing
23 83 (9.30%) Project Management
24 80 (8.97%) Git (software)
25 79 (8.86%) Organisational Skills
26 78 (8.74%) Linux
27 73 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
28 69 (7.74%) Windows

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 27 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (2.24%) CMS
3 13 (1.46%) Confluence
4 8 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.34%) WordPress
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 73 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Figma
Business Applications
1 28 (3.14%) Maximo
2 12 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.35%) Shopify
3 8 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.34%) Sage 1000
6 3 (0.34%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.34%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Magento
7 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CAR
7 2 (0.22%) SAP EHS
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 94 (10.54%) AWS
2 86 (9.64%) Azure
3 37 (4.15%) Power Platform
3 37 (4.15%) Serverless
4 35 (3.92%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (2.80%) SaaS
6 15 (1.68%) GCP
7 12 (1.35%) Azure Functions
7 12 (1.35%) GitHub
8 11 (1.23%) Power Automate
9 10 (1.12%) PowerApps
10 8 (0.90%) PaaS
11 7 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.34%) Azure Sentinel
15 2 (0.22%) Azure Logic Apps
15 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.14%) 5G
2 20 (2.24%) Broadband
3 15 (1.68%) Firewall
4 14 (1.57%) DNS
5 11 (1.23%) DHCP
6 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.90%) VPN
8 6 (0.67%) IPv6
8 6 (0.67%) LTE
8 6 (0.67%) Network Security
8 6 (0.67%) SAN
9 5 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.45%) BGP
10 4 (0.45%) OSPF
10 4 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.45%) Wireless
11 3 (0.34%) RFID
11 3 (0.34%) SMS
12 2 (0.22%) AMQP
12 2 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.05%) MySQL
2 48 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 34 (3.81%) Power BI
4 28 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (2.47%) Redis
5 22 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.68%) Big Data
9 13 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.78%) Tableau
12 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.34%) Redshift Spectrum
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 80 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.93%) JIRA
3 42 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.79%) GitLab
5 14 (1.57%) Selenium
6 12 (1.35%) PHPUnit
7 7 (0.78%) webpack
8 6 (0.67%) Postman
9 5 (0.56%) eggPlant
9 5 (0.56%) Mockito
10 4 (0.45%) Gradle
10 4 (0.45%) Moq
11 3 (0.34%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.34%) JMeter
11 3 (0.34%) NUnit
11 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.22%) Mocha
12 2 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 322 (36.10%) Social Skills
2 150 (16.82%) Finance
3 119 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (9.53%) Marketing
5 79 (8.86%) Organisational Skills
6 41 (4.60%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.91%) Automotive
8 25 (2.80%) Legal
9 23 (2.58%) Banking
10 18 (2.02%) Influencing Skills
11 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (1.23%) Public Sector
14 10 (1.12%) Law
15 8 (0.90%) Electronics
16 7 (0.78%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 4 (0.45%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 184 (20.63%) Developer
2 74 (8.30%) Consultant
3 64 (7.17%) Analyst
4 40 (4.48%) PHP Developer
5 36 (4.04%) Project Manager
5 36 (4.04%) Senior Developer
6 34 (3.81%) Architect
7 31 (3.48%) .NET Developer
8 30 (3.36%) Technical Support
9 24 (2.69%) C# Developer
9 24 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 22 (2.47%) Business Analyst
10 22 (2.47%) Junior
10 22 (2.47%) Team Leader
10 22 (2.47%) Telecoms Consultant
10 22 (2.47%) Web Developer
11 21 (2.35%) Technical Leader
12 20 (2.24%) Support Team Leader
12 20 (2.24%) Technical Support Team Leader
12 20 (2.24%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (14.46%) HTML
2 111 (12.44%) .NET
3 99 (11.10%) CSS
4 50 (5.61%) React
5 48 (5.38%) Node.js
6 44 (4.93%) HTML5
7 43 (4.82%) ASP.NET
8 42 (4.71%) REST
9 36 (4.04%) LAMP
10 33 (3.70%) .NET Core
10 33 (3.70%) Web Services
11 30 (3.36%) .NET Framework
12 28 (3.14%) Symfony
13 26 (2.91%) jQuery
14 22 (2.47%) Apache Flex
14 22 (2.47%) JSON
15 20 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (2.13%) GraphQL
17 18 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (1.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 69 (7.74%) Driving Licence
3 68 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (5.94%) EPoS
4 53 (5.94%) User Experience
5 37 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.59%) Social Media
7 29 (3.25%) Robotics
8 28 (3.14%) iPad
9 22 (2.47%) Smart City
10 20 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.57%) NHS
12 10 (1.12%) FMCG
12 10 (1.12%) Legacy Code
13 9 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.74%) Linux
2 69 (7.74%) Windows
3 20 (2.24%) Android
4 19 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.12%) Unix
6 9 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.08%) E-Commerce
3 152 (17.04%) Service Delivery
4 148 (16.59%) Facilities Management
5 134 (15.02%) Line Management
6 113 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (12.44%) Information Security
8 83 (9.30%) Project Management
9 67 (7.51%) ITIL
10 65 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (6.50%) Analytics
11 58 (6.50%) Machine Learning
11 58 (6.50%) Scrum
12 57 (6.39%) MVC
13 54 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (5.72%) Time Management
15 50 (5.61%) Microservices
16 47 (5.27%) ERP
17 46 (5.16%) TDD
18 42 (4.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (18.61%) JavaScript
2 108 (12.11%) SQL
3 98 (10.99%) C#
4 87 (9.75%) PHP
5 48 (5.38%) Java
6 35 (3.92%) Python
7 34 (3.81%) TypeScript
8 29 (3.25%) PHP 7
9 15 (1.68%) C
10 12 (1.35%) PHP 5
11 10 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.12%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.90%) Ruby
13 7 (0.78%) Kotlin
14 6 (0.67%) Java 11
15 5 (0.56%) C++
16 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.45%) R
17 3 (0.34%) Go
17 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 106 (11.88%) Degree
2 22 (2.47%) AWS Certification
3 17 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.01%) CISSP
5 8 (0.90%) CISM
5 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.67%) HNC
7 5 (0.56%) CEH
7 5 (0.56%) CRISC
7 5 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.56%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.75%) SLA
2 31 (3.48%) QA
3 16 (1.79%) NEBOSH
4 14 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.90%) GRC
5 8 (0.90%) PMO
6 6 (0.67%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.45%) COBIT
8 4 (0.45%) GDPR
9 3 (0.34%) COSHH
9 3 (0.34%) NIST
10 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (3.70%) Docker
2 32 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (0.56%) Terraform
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.22%) Pingdom
5 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.11%) Grafana
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.11%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) QRadar
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.70%) SAP
3 25 (2.80%) Oracle
4 24 (2.69%) Google
4 24 (2.69%) VMware
5 17 (1.91%) Cisco
6 12 (1.35%) Elastic Path
6 12 (1.35%) Zend
7 11 (1.23%) HP
8 10 (1.12%) Apple
9 9 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.90%) Dynatrace
10 8 (0.90%) Meraki
10 8 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.67%) Aruba
12 6 (0.67%) Pardot
12 6 (0.67%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.67%) Zscaler
13 5 (0.56%) CA Agile Central