Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 77 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 426 421 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.16% 4.18% 4.69%
As % of the General category 11.75% 12.44% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 347 351 400
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +21.39%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,675 £29,975
90th Percentile £67,787 £72,500 £90,000
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,626 3,385 3,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.43% 33.65% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,852 2,701 2,969
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,935 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in the South West.

Salary trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the South West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in the South West

Retail
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Bristol +5 144 £45,000 -10.00% 46
Wiltshire -13 84 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Somerset +51 59 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Dorset -13 54 £37,500 -7.98% 14
Gloucestershire -14 52 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Devon 0 20 £40,000 +12.58% 19
Cornwall +3 8 £18,000 -20.00% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 157 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (36.38%) Finance
3 110 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 97 (22.77%) CSS
5 91 (21.36%) Linux
6 89 (20.89%) E-Commerce
7 82 (19.25%) SQL
8 77 (18.08%) HTML
8 77 (18.08%) Project Management
9 76 (17.84%) Git (software)
10 75 (17.61%) MySQL
11 70 (16.43%) PHP
12 67 (15.73%) jQuery
13 66 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
14 63 (14.79%) MVC
15 58 (13.62%) Microsoft
16 57 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
17 56 (13.15%) TDD
18 51 (11.97%) Open Source
19 50 (11.74%) Java
20 49 (11.50%) Unix
21 46 (10.80%) Windows
22 44 (10.33%) Python
22 44 (10.33%) .NET
22 44 (10.33%) SQL Server
22 44 (10.33%) Web Development
23 43 (10.09%) C#
23 43 (10.09%) Scrum
24 42 (9.86%) Laravel
24 42 (9.86%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 34 (7.98%) Apache
2 27 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.29%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.29%) IIS
4 13 (3.05%) CMS
4 13 (3.05%) Confluence
4 13 (3.05%) Mule
5 10 (2.35%) JBoss
5 10 (2.35%) Mule ESB
6 7 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.94%) Drupal
9 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.41%) InDesign
5 5 (1.17%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.23%) InVision
8 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.23%) Pixate
8 1 (0.23%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.64%) Magento
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.47%) Shopify
5 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 66 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (8.69%) SaaS
4 30 (7.04%) Office 365
5 16 (3.76%) Slack
6 15 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.11%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.88%) G Suite
9 6 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.70%) GitHub
13 2 (0.47%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.92%) Internet
2 9 (2.11%) HTTP
3 8 (1.88%) DNS
4 7 (1.64%) Firewall
5 6 (1.41%) FTP
5 6 (1.41%) SMTP
5 6 (1.41%) SSL
6 4 (0.94%) Extranet
6 4 (0.94%) Skype
7 3 (0.70%) PPP
8 2 (0.47%) DHCP
8 2 (0.47%) SAN
8 2 (0.47%) SMS
8 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.23%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.23%) LAN
9 1 (0.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.61%) MySQL
2 44 (10.33%) SQL Server
3 40 (9.39%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.22%) Big Data
5 30 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 26 (6.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 24 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.76%) Data Lake
8 16 (3.76%) DataStage
9 11 (2.58%) Apache Hive
9 11 (2.58%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.41%) Redis
12 5 (1.17%) Power BI
13 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 76 (17.84%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.98%) PHPUnit
3 32 (7.51%) JIRA
4 29 (6.81%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (3.52%) JUnit
6 15 (3.52%) Selenium
7 11 (2.58%) IntelliJ
8 9 (2.11%) Maven
9 8 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.41%) Log4Net
12 5 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (1.17%) Grunt
12 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.94%) gulp
13 4 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 155 (36.38%) Finance
2 40 (9.39%) Marketing
3 34 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 32 (7.51%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.23%) Billing
6 17 (3.99%) Banking
7 12 (2.82%) Advertising
8 10 (2.35%) Back Office
9 9 (2.11%) Electronics
10 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.94%) Legal
12 3 (0.70%) Local Government
13 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Automotive
14 1 (0.23%) French Language
14 1 (0.23%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 145 (34.04%) Developer
2 46 (10.80%) Analyst
3 42 (9.86%) PHP Developer
4 36 (8.45%) Backend Developer
5 32 (7.51%) Web Developer
6 31 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.81%) Java Developer
8 25 (5.87%) .NET Developer
8 25 (5.87%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (5.87%) Software Developer
9 21 (4.93%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.93%) Consultant
9 21 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 21 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (4.69%) PHP Web Developer
11 19 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (4.46%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.23%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.76%) Junior
13 16 (3.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (22.77%) CSS
2 77 (18.08%) HTML
3 67 (15.73%) jQuery
4 44 (10.33%) .NET
5 42 (9.86%) Laravel
6 40 (9.39%) REST
7 39 (9.15%) JSON
8 34 (7.98%) RESTful
9 32 (7.51%) XML
10 30 (7.04%) HTML5
11 28 (6.57%) ASP.NET
12 24 (5.63%) .NET Framework
13 23 (5.40%) AngularJS
14 22 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (5.16%) Spring
14 22 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (4.46%) EDI
16 19 (4.46%) SOAP
17 18 (4.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.69%) Fintech
3 17 (3.99%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.29%) User Experience
5 13 (3.05%) Social Media
6 12 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.11%) EPoS
8 9 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.64%) Digital Signage
9 7 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.64%) FMCG
9 7 (1.64%) IPTV
9 7 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.64%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.17%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 91 (21.36%) Linux
2 49 (11.50%) Unix
3 46 (10.80%) Windows
4 13 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.05%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Android
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.89%) E-Commerce
3 77 (18.08%) Project Management
4 63 (14.79%) MVC
5 57 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (13.15%) TDD
7 51 (11.97%) Open Source
8 44 (10.33%) Web Development
9 43 (10.09%) Scrum
10 41 (9.62%) Time Management
11 36 (8.45%) ERP
12 35 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (7.98%) Workflow
14 33 (7.75%) Software Engineering
15 31 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (7.04%) Microservices
17 28 (6.57%) Analytics
18 27 (6.34%) ITIL
18 27 (6.34%) Process Improvement
19 26 (6.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.82%) JavaScript
2 82 (19.25%) SQL
3 70 (16.43%) PHP
4 50 (11.74%) Java
5 44 (10.33%) Python
6 43 (10.09%) C#
7 31 (7.28%) T-SQL
8 30 (7.04%) Ruby
9 17 (3.99%) C
10 14 (3.29%) R
11 13 (3.05%) Scala
12 11 (2.58%) ES6
13 9 (2.11%) ES7
14 8 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.64%) X++
16 5 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.17%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.94%) Java 8
18 3 (0.70%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 27 (6.34%) Degree
2 18 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.52%) APMP
4 12 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.88%) CISSP
7 7 (1.64%) CCNA
7 7 (1.64%) LPIC
7 7 (1.64%) SSCP
8 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.17%) ISEB
9 4 (0.94%) CCNP
10 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.70%) PMP
11 2 (0.47%) ACCA
11 2 (0.47%) CIMA
11 2 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CBAP
12 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 15 (3.52%) SLA
3 13 (3.05%) GDPR
4 8 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) WCAG
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.41%) Docker
3 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (5.16%) Puppet
2 13 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.88%) Cacti
3 8 (1.88%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.70%) Ansible
5 3 (0.70%) Terraform
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.87%) SAP
3 22 (5.16%) VMware
4 18 (4.23%) Oracle
5 16 (3.76%) Apple
5 16 (3.76%) Informatica
6 15 (3.52%) Ab Initio
6 15 (3.52%) Netezza
6 15 (3.52%) Teradata
7 14 (3.29%) Adobe
7 14 (3.29%) Cisco
8 13 (3.05%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.82%) Google
10 8 (1.88%) Sage
11 7 (1.64%) hybris
12 6 (1.41%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.17%) Citrix
13 5 (1.17%) Epicor
13 5 (1.17%) Sun
14 4 (0.94%) Cognos