Period
to 21 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 92 86
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 -27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 440 332 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.05% 3.40% 3.80%
As % of the General category 14.49% 9.53% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 313 256 314
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £31,625
90th Percentile £81,250 £67,787 £73,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 3,036 3,483 3,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.84% 35.72% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,346 2,704 2,822
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +19 116 £45,000 - 46
Wiltshire +7 102 £62,500 +18.48% 13
Dorset +61 97 £39,500 +23.44% 13
Gloucestershire -5 49 £55,000 - 12
Somerset +18 42 £50,000 +14.29% 12
Devon 0 18 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Cornwall +12 6 £20,500 +13.89%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 241 (54.77%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (35.45%) Finance
3 121 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 121 (27.50%) Linux
4 119 (27.05%) SQL
5 105 (23.86%) Windows
6 96 (21.82%) Scrum
7 85 (19.32%) Project Management
8 82 (18.64%) C#
9 74 (16.82%) DevOps
10 73 (16.59%) PHP
11 72 (16.36%) Azure
12 70 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (15.91%) Python
13 68 (15.45%) Software Engineering
13 68 (15.45%) Git (software)
14 67 (15.23%) AWS
15 61 (13.86%) Degree
16 60 (13.64%) HTML
16 60 (13.64%) Docker
17 59 (13.41%) CSS
17 59 (13.41%) Microsoft
18 57 (12.95%) MySQL
19 55 (12.50%) Unix
19 55 (12.50%) JIRA
19 55 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (12.50%) GCP
19 55 (12.50%) Windows Server
20 53 (12.05%) SQL Server
20 53 (12.05%) .NET

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 26 (5.91%) Apache Solr
2 16 (3.64%) JBoss
3 10 (2.27%) CMS
3 10 (2.27%) IIS
4 9 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (2.05%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.14%) Apache
5 5 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.91%) nginx
6 4 (0.91%) WordPress
7 3 (0.68%) Drupal
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.91%) InDesign
3 4 (0.91%) Sketch
4 3 (0.68%) InVision
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.45%) Revit
6 1 (0.23%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.36%) Azure
2 67 (15.23%) AWS
3 55 (12.50%) GCP
4 32 (7.27%) SaaS
5 27 (6.14%) OpenShift
6 19 (4.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (3.41%) Office 365
8 11 (2.50%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.82%) IaaS
10 5 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.91%) Force.com
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.68%) GitHub
13 2 (0.45%) Apigee
13 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.45%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.45%) G Suite
13 2 (0.45%) Google Docs
13 2 (0.45%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.59%) Firewall
2 26 (5.91%) Extranet
3 23 (5.23%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.77%) DMZ
5 16 (3.64%) LAN
5 16 (3.64%) VPN
6 10 (2.27%) Wireless
7 7 (1.59%) SAN
8 6 (1.36%) HTTP
8 6 (1.36%) WAN
9 5 (1.14%) DHCP
9 5 (1.14%) DNS
9 5 (1.14%) NAS
9 5 (1.14%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.14%) Network Security
9 5 (1.14%) Skype
10 4 (0.91%) ATM
10 4 (0.91%) MPLS
11 3 (0.68%) VoIP
12 2 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.95%) MySQL
2 53 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.36%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.41%) Big Data
8 14 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.50%) BigQuery
10 11 (2.50%) Power BI
11 9 (2.05%) Bigtable
12 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 55 (12.50%) JIRA
3 37 (8.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.50%) Selenium
5 9 (2.05%) Grunt
5 9 (2.05%) gulp
6 8 (1.82%) Subversion
7 7 (1.59%) MSTest
8 6 (1.36%) NUnit
8 6 (1.36%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.14%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.91%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.91%) TestRail
10 4 (0.91%) Trac
10 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 156 (35.45%) Finance
2 49 (11.14%) Automotive
3 38 (8.64%) Marketing
4 34 (7.73%) Banking
5 29 (6.59%) Telecoms
6 28 (6.36%) Public Sector
7 20 (4.55%) Local Government
8 13 (2.95%) Police
9 8 (1.82%) Electronics
9 8 (1.82%) Fire and Rescue
9 8 (1.82%) Games
10 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.14%) Advertising
11 5 (1.14%) Legal
12 4 (0.91%) Billing
12 4 (0.91%) German Language
13 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.45%) Back Office
14 2 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.45%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 121 (27.50%) Developer
2 40 (9.09%) Analyst
3 36 (8.18%) PHP Developer
4 35 (7.95%) Software Developer
5 30 (6.82%) Architect
5 30 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 24 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 20 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
9 19 (4.32%) Junior
10 18 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (3.64%) Consultant
13 15 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (2.73%) Technical Consultant
16 11 (2.50%) Business Analyst
17 10 (2.27%) Data Engineer
17 10 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.64%) HTML
2 59 (13.41%) CSS
3 53 (12.05%) .NET
4 44 (10.00%) React
5 38 (8.64%) Laravel
5 38 (8.64%) Vue.js
6 34 (7.73%) ASP.NET
7 29 (6.59%) jQuery
8 24 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 24 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (4.77%) HTML5
10 16 (3.64%) Middleware
11 14 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (3.18%) CSS3
11 14 (3.18%) Node.js
12 11 (2.50%) Redux
12 11 (2.50%) Sass
13 10 (2.27%) Symfony
13 10 (2.27%) WCF
14 9 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.64%) User Experience
3 30 (6.82%) EPoS
4 20 (4.55%) Blog
5 19 (4.32%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.41%) Public Cloud
8 14 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.27%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.36%) CMDB
13 6 (1.36%) Digital Signage
13 6 (1.36%) MPEG
14 5 (1.14%) Clustering
14 5 (1.14%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.91%) PKI
15 4 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 121 (27.50%) Linux
2 105 (23.86%) Windows
3 55 (12.50%) Unix
3 55 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.77%) Ubuntu
5 17 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.64%) CentOS
6 16 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.18%) Debian
8 12 (2.73%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.14%) Android
9 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (54.77%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (21.82%) Scrum
3 85 (19.32%) Project Management
4 74 (16.82%) DevOps
5 70 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (15.45%) Software Engineering
7 50 (11.36%) MVC
8 41 (9.32%) Analytics
9 39 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 37 (8.41%) Test Automation
12 35 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (7.95%) E-Commerce
12 35 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (7.95%) Time Management
13 34 (7.73%) Computer Science
13 34 (7.73%) Customer Requirements
13 34 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (7.73%) Project Delivery
14 33 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 119 (27.05%) SQL
3 82 (18.64%) C#
4 73 (16.59%) PHP
5 70 (15.91%) Python
6 42 (9.55%) C++
7 37 (8.41%) Java
8 32 (7.27%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.55%) C
10 16 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.73%) R
13 9 (2.05%) Ruby
14 7 (1.59%) Go
15 6 (1.36%) HiveQL
16 5 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (13.86%) Degree
2 22 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.18%) RHCE
5 10 (2.27%) Postgraduate
6 8 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.14%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.14%) CISSP
7 5 (1.14%) MCP
7 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.45%) CCNA
9 2 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CISM
9 2 (0.45%) ISEB
9 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) CCA
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.77%) GDPR
2 18 (4.09%) QA
3 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 60 (13.64%) Docker
2 38 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.91%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.82%) vSphere
6 5 (1.14%) XenApp
7 2 (0.45%) KVM
7 2 (0.45%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.45%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (11.14%) Kubernetes
2 40 (9.09%) Ansible
3 30 (6.82%) Red Hat Satellite
4 23 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.23%) Puppet
5 15 (3.41%) SCCM
5 15 (3.41%) WSUS
6 14 (3.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 14 (3.18%) yum
7 10 (2.27%) Terraform
8 9 (2.05%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (2.05%) Mesos
8 9 (2.05%) Packer
9 4 (0.91%) Control-M
10 2 (0.45%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 59 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.36%) Google
3 42 (9.55%) VMware
4 35 (7.95%) Oracle
5 32 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 21 (4.77%) Tableau
7 17 (3.86%) SAP
8 15 (3.41%) Teradata
9 13 (2.95%) Sage
10 11 (2.50%) Dell
11 10 (2.27%) Capita
11 10 (2.27%) HP
11 10 (2.27%) Sencha
12 9 (2.05%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.59%) Adobe
14 6 (1.36%) Apple
14 6 (1.36%) Citrix
14 6 (1.36%) F5
14 6 (1.36%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.36%) Veeam