Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -22 -12 +32
Permanent jobs citing Retail 394 516 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.92% 4.91% 5.89%
As % of the General category 12.37% 14.60% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 324 401 387
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,975 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,625 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 3,185 3,534 4,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.65% 33.63% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 2,844 3,707
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -39 141 £52,500 -12.50% 23
Gloucestershire +15 78 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Wiltshire +4 59 £42,500 +8.97% 12
Dorset +16 52 £42,500 - 7
Somerset -17 41 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Devon +3 15 £40,000 +39.90% 5
Cornwall - 3 £22,500 - 6
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 186 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (43.91%) Finance
3 111 (28.17%) E-Commerce
4 96 (24.37%) Java
5 90 (22.84%) Manufacturing
5 90 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
6 88 (22.34%) JavaScript
7 86 (21.83%) Scrum
8 85 (21.57%) Linux
9 84 (21.32%) Marketing
10 82 (20.81%) MVC
11 77 (19.54%) TDD
12 76 (19.29%) .NET
13 74 (18.78%) SaaS
14 72 (18.27%) MongoDB
15 71 (18.02%) Git (software)
16 67 (17.01%) Web Services
16 67 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
17 64 (16.24%) CSS
18 63 (15.99%) Tomcat
18 63 (15.99%) Project Management
19 62 (15.74%) C#
20 61 (15.48%) SQL
20 61 (15.48%) XML
20 61 (15.48%) REST
21 60 (15.23%) Telecoms
22 59 (14.97%) JIRA
22 59 (14.97%) Banking
23 58 (14.72%) JSON
24 55 (13.96%) Programme Management

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 63 (15.99%) Tomcat
2 48 (12.18%) JBoss
2 48 (12.18%) Mule
2 48 (12.18%) Mule ESB
3 13 (3.30%) IIS
4 9 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.03%) Apache
6 7 (1.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.51%) CMS
7 2 (0.51%) Confluence
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.76%) SPSS
6 3 (0.76%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Magento
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.27%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (1.27%) Shopify
4 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.02%) Lawson
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 90 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (18.78%) SaaS
3 48 (12.18%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.78%) Office 365
5 7 (1.78%) Slack
6 6 (1.52%) GitHub
6 6 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.27%) G Suite
7 5 (1.27%) Heroku
8 2 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.82%) Internet
2 7 (1.78%) Intranet
3 2 (0.51%) SMS
3 2 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.25%) ATM
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.27%) MongoDB
2 53 (13.45%) SQL Server
3 51 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 48 (12.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 40 (10.15%) MySQL
6 23 (5.84%) Big Data
7 18 (4.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.55%) MariaDB
9 14 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.78%) Qlik Sense
15 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (1.02%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 71 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 59 (14.97%) JIRA
3 52 (13.20%) JUnit
4 48 (12.18%) IntelliJ
5 13 (3.30%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.79%) PHPUnit
7 11 (2.79%) Selenium
8 9 (2.28%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.03%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.78%) Grunt
11 6 (1.52%) gulp
11 6 (1.52%) Mocha
11 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.27%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.02%) Maven
13 4 (1.02%) Protractor
14 3 (0.76%) RStudio
General
1 173 (43.91%) Finance
2 90 (22.84%) Manufacturing
3 84 (21.32%) Marketing
4 60 (15.23%) Telecoms
5 59 (14.97%) Banking
6 46 (11.68%) Electronics
7 13 (3.30%) Investment Banking
8 12 (3.05%) Games
9 11 (2.79%) Advertising
10 10 (2.54%) Online Betting
11 9 (2.28%) Legal
12 3 (0.76%) Back Office
13 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (42.64%) Developer
2 61 (15.48%) Java Developer
3 60 (15.23%) Analyst
4 40 (10.15%) Project Manager
5 32 (8.12%) .NET Developer
5 32 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 29 (7.36%) Architect
7 25 (6.35%) PHP Developer
8 23 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (5.58%) Technical Manager
10 21 (5.33%) Business Analyst
11 20 (5.08%) C# Developer
12 17 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.31%) Web Developer
13 13 (3.30%) IT Manager
13 13 (3.30%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.30%) Senior Manager
13 13 (3.30%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (3.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
14 12 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (19.29%) .NET
2 67 (17.01%) Web Services
3 64 (16.24%) CSS
4 61 (15.48%) REST
4 61 (15.48%) XML
5 58 (14.72%) JSON
6 54 (13.71%) HTML
7 52 (13.20%) Hibernate
7 52 (13.20%) Spring
8 51 (12.94%) SOAP
9 50 (12.69%) Spring MVC
10 48 (12.18%) Apache Camel
10 48 (12.18%) JPA
10 48 (12.18%) Spring Integration
11 44 (11.17%) HTML5
12 41 (10.41%) ASP.NET
13 39 (9.90%) jQuery
14 29 (7.36%) AngularJS
15 17 (4.31%) .NET Framework
16 15 (3.81%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (6.09%) User Experience
4 14 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.54%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.54%) Online Games
7 8 (2.03%) FMCG
7 8 (2.03%) SCADA
8 6 (1.52%) EPoS
9 5 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.27%) PDA
10 4 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.02%) IPTV
10 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.02%) NHS
11 3 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.57%) Linux
2 37 (9.39%) Unix
3 16 (4.06%) Windows
4 10 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.28%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.28%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.03%) Android
6 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (28.17%) E-Commerce
3 86 (21.83%) Scrum
4 82 (20.81%) MVC
5 77 (19.54%) TDD
6 67 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (15.99%) Project Management
8 55 (13.96%) Programme Management
9 53 (13.45%) BDD
10 51 (12.94%) Web Development
11 50 (12.69%) Integration Testing
11 50 (12.69%) Kanban
12 48 (12.18%) Digital Marketing
13 36 (9.14%) ITIL
14 32 (8.12%) ERP
14 32 (8.12%) PRINCE2
15 31 (7.87%) DevOps
16 26 (6.60%) RUP
17 25 (6.35%) Mentoring
18 24 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (24.37%) Java
2 88 (22.34%) JavaScript
3 62 (15.74%) C#
4 61 (15.48%) SQL
5 49 (12.44%) PHP
6 30 (7.61%) Python
7 16 (4.06%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.55%) Go
8 14 (3.55%) Ruby
9 10 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.78%) R
11 5 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.27%) C++
11 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.27%) VB
12 4 (1.02%) C
13 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.76%) VBScript
14 2 (0.51%) Pascal
14 2 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (7.61%) Degree
2 15 (3.81%) APMP
3 7 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.27%) PhD
6 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) ACCA
8 1 (0.25%) CIMA
8 1 (0.25%) CISA
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) GDPR
2 10 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.54%) PMO
2 10 (2.54%) QA
3 9 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.52%) SLA
5 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.02%) Docker
3 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
4 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.28%) Puppet
2 5 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (13.71%) Apple
2 52 (13.20%) SAP
3 51 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.33%) Oracle
5 14 (3.55%) IBM
6 10 (2.54%) Google
7 8 (2.03%) VMware
8 7 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.78%) Tableau
9 6 (1.52%) Adobe
10 5 (1.27%) Infor
10 5 (1.27%) Remedy
11 4 (1.02%) Elavon
11 4 (1.02%) Workday
12 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.76%) Netezza
12 3 (0.76%) webMethods
13 2 (0.51%) Micro Focus
13 2 (0.51%) Pega
13 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com