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

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 70 66
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 460 465 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.43% 4.51% 4.24%
As % of the General category 12.92% 12.66% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 385 409 362
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £82,500
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 3,561 3,672 3,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.28% 35.60% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,862 2,978 3,131
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
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 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 20 August 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 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
Bristol +8 140 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Somerset +35 76 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Gloucestershire +8 74 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Wiltshire -33 59 £42,729 -0.63% 11
Dorset -11 53 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Devon +20 46 £38,469 +9.91% 13
Cornwall +3 5 £18,000 -20.00% 2
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 West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 181 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (30.43%) Finance
3 118 (25.65%) JavaScript
4 111 (24.13%) Linux
5 110 (23.91%) E-Commerce
6 108 (23.48%) SQL
7 101 (21.96%) CSS
8 90 (19.57%) Git (software)
9 89 (19.35%) TDD
10 86 (18.70%) Project Management
10 86 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
11 84 (18.26%) MVC
12 81 (17.61%) HTML
13 80 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (16.52%) MySQL
15 75 (16.30%) jQuery
16 72 (15.65%) Java
17 68 (14.78%) PHP
18 63 (13.70%) Microsoft
19 62 (13.48%) Scrum
20 61 (13.26%) .NET
20 61 (13.26%) C#
21 55 (11.96%) Unix
21 55 (11.96%) Open Source
21 55 (11.96%) REST
22 54 (11.74%) Web Development
23 53 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
24 52 (11.30%) NoSQL
25 50 (10.87%) JSON
25 50 (10.87%) Marketing

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 46 (10.00%) Apache
2 42 (9.13%) Tomcat
3 25 (5.43%) Mule
4 20 (4.35%) Mule ESB
5 19 (4.13%) IIS
5 19 (4.13%) JBoss
6 13 (2.83%) CMS
7 12 (2.61%) Confluence
8 7 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.30%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.09%) Drupal
11 4 (0.87%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.43%) Marvel
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.09%) InDesign
5 3 (0.65%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.43%) InVision
6 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.43%) Pixate
6 2 (0.43%) UXPin
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.74%) Magento
3 7 (1.52%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.43%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.43%) Shopify
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 86 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (8.91%) SaaS
4 23 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.48%) Office 365
6 10 (2.17%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.65%) IaaS
9 3 (0.65%) PaaS
10 2 (0.43%) GitHub
10 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.43%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.43%) Slack
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.17%) Internet
2 8 (1.74%) DNS
3 7 (1.52%) HTTP
4 6 (1.30%) Firewall
4 6 (1.30%) FTP
4 6 (1.30%) SMTP
4 6 (1.30%) SSL
5 5 (1.09%) Extranet
6 3 (0.65%) PPP
6 3 (0.65%) Skype
6 3 (0.65%) SMS
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.43%) 802.11
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
7 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.43%) IPv4
7 2 (0.43%) IPv6
7 2 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 2 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (16.52%) MySQL
2 52 (11.30%) NoSQL
3 47 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 42 (9.13%) MongoDB
5 34 (7.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 22 (4.78%) Big Data
7 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.09%) Power BI
9 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.87%) Redis
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.43%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.43%) QlikView
12 2 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 90 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.78%) JIRA
3 42 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.61%) PHPUnit
5 30 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (5.22%) JUnit
7 22 (4.78%) IntelliJ
8 17 (3.70%) Selenium
9 11 (2.39%) Maven
10 8 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.74%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.30%) Log4Net
13 5 (1.09%) JMeter
13 5 (1.09%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.87%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.87%) Grunt
General
1 140 (30.43%) Finance
2 50 (10.87%) Marketing
3 46 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 41 (8.91%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.35%) Banking
6 18 (3.91%) Electronics
7 17 (3.70%) Advertising
8 10 (2.17%) Back Office
9 9 (1.96%) Billing
10 4 (0.87%) Games
10 4 (0.87%) Legal
11 3 (0.65%) Local Government
11 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 180 (39.13%) Developer
2 45 (9.78%) Analyst
2 45 (9.78%) Senior Developer
3 43 (9.35%) PHP Developer
4 42 (9.13%) Java Developer
5 36 (7.83%) Backend Developer
6 35 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 31 (6.74%) Software Developer
7 31 (6.74%) Web Developer
8 29 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 29 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (5.65%) C# Developer
9 26 (5.65%) Senior Manager
10 25 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
11 24 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (5.00%) Consultant
13 22 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 21 (4.57%) PHP Web Developer
15 20 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (21.96%) CSS
2 81 (17.61%) HTML
3 75 (16.30%) jQuery
4 61 (13.26%) .NET
5 55 (11.96%) REST
6 50 (10.87%) JSON
7 44 (9.57%) XML
8 41 (8.91%) Web Services
9 39 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (8.48%) Laravel
10 35 (7.61%) SOAP
10 35 (7.61%) Spring
11 34 (7.39%) RESTful
12 33 (7.17%) .NET Framework
13 31 (6.74%) ASP.NET
14 30 (6.52%) AngularJS
15 28 (6.09%) HTML5
16 26 (5.65%) Hibernate
17 23 (5.00%) Apache Camel
17 23 (5.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.83%) EPoS
5 12 (2.61%) User Experience
6 11 (2.39%) Fintech
6 11 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.39%) Social Media
7 7 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.52%) FMCG
7 7 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.52%) PDA
8 4 (0.87%) Digital Signage
8 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.87%) IPTV
8 4 (0.87%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 111 (24.13%) Linux
2 55 (11.96%) Unix
3 50 (10.87%) Windows
4 22 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.04%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.74%) Android
8 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.09%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.43%) CentOS
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (23.91%) E-Commerce
3 89 (19.35%) TDD
4 86 (18.70%) Project Management
5 84 (18.26%) MVC
6 80 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (13.48%) Scrum
8 55 (11.96%) Open Source
9 54 (11.74%) Web Development
10 45 (9.78%) Time Management
11 43 (9.35%) DevOps
12 37 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (7.83%) Workflow
14 35 (7.61%) BDD
14 35 (7.61%) Configuration Management
14 35 (7.61%) ITIL
14 35 (7.61%) Mentoring
15 31 (6.74%) ERP
15 31 (6.74%) PRINCE2
16 29 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (25.65%) JavaScript
2 108 (23.48%) SQL
3 72 (15.65%) Java
4 68 (14.78%) PHP
5 61 (13.26%) C#
6 34 (7.39%) Python
7 31 (6.74%) Ruby
8 27 (5.87%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.70%) C
10 9 (1.96%) ES6
10 9 (1.96%) ES7
11 8 (1.74%) Java 8
12 7 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.52%) X++
13 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.87%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.87%) R
15 3 (0.65%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (6.74%) Degree
2 20 (4.35%) APMP
3 16 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (2.83%) CISSP
4 13 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.61%) CCNA
6 11 (2.39%) LPIC
6 11 (2.39%) SSCP
7 6 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.09%) CCNP
8 5 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.09%) ISEB
9 3 (0.65%) ACCA
9 3 (0.65%) CIMA
9 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.65%) PMP
10 2 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CWNA
11 1 (0.22%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.48%) SLA
2 15 (3.26%) QA
3 13 (2.83%) GDPR
4 8 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.43%) WCAG
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.30%) Docker
3 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (6.96%) Puppet
2 20 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.83%) ZABBIX
4 11 (2.39%) Cacti
5 5 (1.09%) Ansible
6 4 (0.87%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.65%) Grafana
7 3 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.70%) SAP
3 28 (6.09%) VMware
4 25 (5.43%) Apple
5 22 (4.78%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.91%) Cisco
7 17 (3.70%) Oracle
8 12 (2.61%) Adobe
9 11 (2.39%) Sage
10 10 (2.17%) hybris
11 6 (1.30%) Capita
11 6 (1.30%) Google
11 6 (1.30%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.09%) Epicor
12 5 (1.09%) Sun
13 4 (0.87%) Brocade
13 4 (0.87%) Citrix
13 4 (0.87%) Juniper
13 4 (0.87%) Riverbed
13 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com