Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South East
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 80 83
Rank change year-on-year -43 +3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Retail 325 735 1,002
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.62% 3.57% 3.76%
As % of the General category 7.87% 11.13% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 205 571 682
10th Percentile £29,400 £29,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £34,631 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,125 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +7.00%

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 4,129 6,606 8,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.34% 32.11% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,871 4,945 6,388
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,900
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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
Hampshire -3 107 £56,250 +40.63% 34
Thames Valley -49 104 £45,000 -14.29% 27
Surrey -4 57 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Berkshire -54 54 £65,000 +23.81% 15
Oxfordshire +9 30 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire -31 20 £55,000 - 7
Kent +13 19 £37,500 -7.41% 10
East Sussex +46 18 £67,500 +54.29% 2
West Sussex -9 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 86 (26.46%) E-Commerce
2 84 (25.85%) JavaScript
3 81 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (18.77%) SQL
5 60 (18.46%) HTML
6 51 (15.69%) CSS
7 50 (15.38%) Analytics
8 49 (15.08%) Marketing
9 48 (14.77%) Finance
9 48 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (14.15%) Degree
11 42 (12.92%) SAP
11 42 (12.92%) Microsoft
12 40 (12.31%) Process Improvement
13 39 (12.00%) Linux
14 37 (11.38%) PHP
14 37 (11.38%) Self-Motivation
15 36 (11.08%) Project Management
16 33 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (9.85%) ERP
18 29 (8.92%) MySQL
19 28 (8.62%) .NET
20 27 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (8.31%) LAMP
21 26 (8.00%) Google
22 24 (7.38%) TDD
22 24 (7.38%) AWS
22 24 (7.38%) DevOps
23 23 (7.08%) Azure
23 23 (7.08%) Business Analysis

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 6 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (1.85%) Confluence
2 3 (0.92%) Drupal
3 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (4.00%) SAP SD
3 7 (2.15%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (1.54%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.23%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.92%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.62%) SAP CAR
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.31%) Magento
8 1 (0.31%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.38%) AWS
2 23 (7.08%) Azure
3 17 (5.23%) Google Analytics
4 14 (4.31%) Google Tag Manager
5 12 (3.69%) Power Platform
6 10 (3.08%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (2.77%) SaaS
8 6 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (1.85%) Google Play
9 5 (1.54%) GCP
10 4 (1.23%) Serverless
11 3 (0.92%) Datadog
12 2 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.62%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.31%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.00%) Intranet
2 8 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.85%) WAN
4 4 (1.23%) Broadband
4 4 (1.23%) Firewall
4 4 (1.23%) WLAN
5 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.92%) Wireless
5 3 (0.92%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.62%) LAN
6 2 (0.62%) SMS
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
7 1 (0.31%) PBX
7 1 (0.31%) RFID
7 1 (0.31%) RIP
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.92%) MySQL
2 18 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (5.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.69%) Power BI
4 11 (3.38%) Tableau
5 10 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.85%) MS Access
7 6 (1.85%) OLAP
8 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (1.23%) Big Data
9 4 (1.23%) QlikView
10 3 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.92%) Redis
11 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (4.92%) JIRA
2 15 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.46%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.85%) WinAutomation
5 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.92%) JMeter
6 3 (0.92%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.92%) webpack
7 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.62%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.62%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.31%) GitLab
8 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.31%) Maven
8 1 (0.31%) Moq
8 1 (0.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (15.08%) Marketing
2 48 (14.77%) Finance
3 17 (5.23%) Legal
4 11 (3.38%) Electronics
5 9 (2.77%) Games
6 8 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.15%) Korean Language
7 7 (2.15%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.54%) Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Automotive
9 4 (1.23%) Back Office
9 4 (1.23%) Czech Language
9 4 (1.23%) Law
10 3 (0.92%) Billing
10 3 (0.92%) Fire and Rescue
10 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.62%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (24.62%) Developer
2 31 (9.54%) Analyst
3 28 (8.62%) Consultant
4 25 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.85%) Architect
6 18 (5.54%) Web Developer
7 17 (5.23%) HTML CSS Developer
7 17 (5.23%) HTML Developer
8 16 (4.92%) PHP Developer
9 15 (4.62%) LAMP Developer
9 15 (4.62%) Marketing Executive
9 15 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.31%) Digital Executive
10 14 (4.31%) Digital Marketing Executive
10 14 (4.31%) Digital Marketing Specialist
10 14 (4.31%) Marketing Specialist
10 14 (4.31%) SEO Executive
10 14 (4.31%) SEO Specialist
11 13 (4.00%) Applications Support
12 12 (3.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.46%) HTML
2 51 (15.69%) CSS
3 28 (8.62%) .NET
4 27 (8.31%) LAMP
5 16 (4.92%) Node.js
5 16 (4.92%) RESTful
6 13 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
7 11 (3.38%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.38%) JSON
8 10 (3.08%) HTML5
8 10 (3.08%) React
9 6 (1.85%) .NET Core
9 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.85%) Silverlight
9 6 (1.85%) Spring
9 6 (1.85%) WPF
9 6 (1.85%) XML
10 5 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.38%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.62%) User Experience
4 12 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.38%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.38%) EPoS
6 10 (3.08%) FMCG
6 10 (3.08%) iPad
7 8 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.15%) NHS
9 6 (1.85%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.54%) Marketing Technology
11 4 (1.23%) Social Media
12 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.00%) Linux
2 15 (4.62%) Windows
3 9 (2.77%) Android
4 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.23%) Unix
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) MVS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.46%) E-Commerce
2 81 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.38%) Analytics
4 48 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (12.31%) Process Improvement
6 36 (11.08%) Project Management
7 32 (9.85%) ERP
8 27 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.38%) DevOps
9 24 (7.38%) TDD
10 23 (7.08%) Business Analysis
10 23 (7.08%) Scrum
11 21 (6.46%) Logistics
11 21 (6.46%) OOP
11 21 (6.46%) SDLC
12 20 (6.15%) Business Process Improvement
12 20 (6.15%) Change Management
12 20 (6.15%) Project Delivery
12 20 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (25.85%) JavaScript
2 61 (18.77%) SQL
3 37 (11.38%) PHP
4 20 (6.15%) PHP 7
5 17 (5.23%) Java
6 15 (4.62%) Python
7 14 (4.31%) C#
7 14 (4.31%) Ruby
8 9 (2.77%) VBA
9 8 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.92%) ABAP
12 3 (0.92%) ES6
13 2 (0.62%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.62%) C++
13 2 (0.62%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 46 (14.15%) Degree
2 8 (2.46%) AWS Certification
2 8 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.15%) DBS Check
4 6 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.23%) PMP
5 4 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.92%) ISEB
6 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.31%) ACCA
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.62%) PMO
2 11 (3.38%) QA
3 10 (3.08%) SLA
4 4 (1.23%) GDPR
5 3 (0.92%) COBIT
5 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.31%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.92%) Terraform
2 2 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Packer
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (12.92%) Microsoft
1 42 (12.92%) SAP
2 26 (8.00%) Google
3 12 (3.69%) hybris
4 10 (3.08%) Blue Prism
4 10 (3.08%) UiPath
5 9 (2.77%) Automation Anywhere
5 9 (2.77%) Oracle
6 8 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.15%) Adobe
8 6 (1.85%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.54%) Pardot
10 4 (1.23%) Cognos
10 4 (1.23%) Planview
11 3 (0.92%) Cisco
11 3 (0.92%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.92%) EMC
11 3 (0.92%) New Relic
11 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.62%) IBM