Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 76 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Retail 400 424 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.99% 4.13% 5.02%
As % of the General category 11.79% 12.49% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 315 355 415
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £29,850
90th Percentile £67,787 £72,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 3,394 3,396 3,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.84% 33.12% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,650 2,738 2,885
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +6.02%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +13 146 £45,000 -14.29% 24
Wiltshire +4 97 £52,500 +23.53% 21
Somerset +31 43 £45,000 -7.69% 6
Gloucestershire -15 42 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Dorset -20 38 £33,500 -24.29% 9
Devon +13 24 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Cornwall +13 7 £18,000 -20.00% 5
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 149 (37.25%) Finance
2 138 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 70 (17.50%) SQL
5 67 (16.75%) CSS
6 65 (16.25%) E-Commerce
6 65 (16.25%) Project Management
7 63 (15.75%) Linux
8 59 (14.75%) MySQL
9 55 (13.75%) PHP
10 52 (13.00%) HTML
10 52 (13.00%) Python
10 52 (13.00%) Telecoms
11 51 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
11 51 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (12.50%) Open Source
13 46 (11.50%) Git (software)
13 46 (11.50%) jQuery
14 44 (11.00%) Microsoft
15 43 (10.75%) Windows
16 42 (10.50%) SQL Server
17 41 (10.25%) Unix
17 41 (10.25%) Marketing
18 40 (10.00%) Big Data
19 39 (9.75%) Java
20 38 (9.50%) Analytics
21 37 (9.25%) C#
21 37 (9.25%) Internet
21 37 (9.25%) TDD
22 36 (9.00%) MVC

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 (6.50%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.25%) Apache
3 8 (2.00%) CMS
3 8 (2.00%) Confluence
3 8 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.75%) IIS
4 7 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.25%) JBoss
6 5 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.00%) Mule
7 4 (1.00%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.25%) Marvel
Applications
1 18 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.50%) InDesign
4 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.25%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.25%) Pixate
7 1 (0.25%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.00%) Magento
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.75%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Shopify
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.25%) Office 365
3 29 (7.25%) SaaS
4 13 (3.25%) Slack
5 12 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.00%) G Suite
7 7 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.75%) GitHub
8 5 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.50%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.25%) Internet
2 11 (2.75%) HTTP
3 7 (1.75%) Firewall
4 6 (1.50%) DNS
5 4 (1.00%) FTP
5 4 (1.00%) SMTP
5 4 (1.00%) SSL
6 3 (0.75%) Skype
7 2 (0.50%) DHCP
7 2 (0.50%) SAN
7 2 (0.50%) SMS
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) Wireless
8 1 (0.25%) Extranet
8 1 (0.25%) HbbTV
8 1 (0.25%) LAN
8 1 (0.25%) WAN
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.75%) MySQL
2 42 (10.50%) SQL Server
3 40 (10.00%) Big Data
4 28 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 23 (5.75%) Data Lake
8 21 (5.25%) DataStage
9 18 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (4.00%) Hadoop
11 15 (3.75%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.25%) Redis
13 5 (1.25%) QlikView
14 4 (1.00%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.00%) Spotfire
14 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.75%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 46 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 17 (4.25%) JIRA
4 16 (4.00%) Selenium
5 13 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.00%) Maven
6 8 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.75%) CircleCI
7 7 (1.75%) GoCD
7 7 (1.75%) JUnit
8 5 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.25%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.00%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.00%) Log4Net
9 4 (1.00%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.75%) Subversion
10 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 149 (37.25%) Finance
2 52 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 41 (10.25%) Marketing
4 27 (6.75%) Banking
5 23 (5.75%) Manufacturing
6 20 (5.00%) Billing
7 7 (1.75%) Back Office
7 7 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.50%) Local Government
9 5 (1.25%) Electronics
9 5 (1.25%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.75%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (27.00%) Developer
2 44 (11.00%) Analyst
3 32 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 28 (7.00%) Backend Developer
5 23 (5.75%) Web Developer
6 20 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.75%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.75%) Software Developer
7 19 (4.75%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.75%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.25%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.25%) Consultant
9 17 (4.25%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.25%) PHP Web Developer
10 16 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.00%) IT Engineer
10 16 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (3.75%) Designer
11 15 (3.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.75%) CSS
2 52 (13.00%) HTML
3 46 (11.50%) jQuery
4 36 (9.00%) .NET
5 29 (7.25%) Laravel
5 29 (7.25%) REST
6 25 (6.25%) JSON
6 25 (6.25%) RESTful
7 24 (6.00%) ASP.NET
8 21 (5.25%) HTML5
9 20 (5.00%) EDI
10 19 (4.75%) XML
11 18 (4.50%) Node.js
12 16 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 16 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.00%) LAMP
13 15 (3.75%) Kafka
14 14 (3.50%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.75%) Fintech
3 16 (4.00%) User Experience
4 13 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.75%) PDA
6 11 (2.75%) Social Media
7 9 (2.25%) Blog
7 9 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.75%) Digital Signage
8 7 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.75%) FMCG
8 7 (1.75%) IPTV
8 7 (1.75%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
9 6 (1.50%) Smart Home
10 5 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.75%) Linux
2 43 (10.75%) Windows
3 41 (10.25%) Unix
4 13 (3.25%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.50%) Android
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (16.25%) E-Commerce
2 65 (16.25%) Project Management
3 51 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (12.50%) Open Source
5 38 (9.50%) Analytics
6 37 (9.25%) TDD
7 36 (9.00%) MVC
7 36 (9.00%) Web Development
8 35 (8.75%) Line Management
9 33 (8.25%) Microservices
9 33 (8.25%) Software Engineering
9 33 (8.25%) Time Management
10 32 (8.00%) Machine Learning
10 32 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (7.50%) ERP
12 29 (7.25%) Test Automation
13 28 (7.00%) ETL
13 28 (7.00%) ITIL
14 27 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (17.50%) SQL
3 55 (13.75%) PHP
4 52 (13.00%) Python
5 39 (9.75%) Java
6 37 (9.25%) C#
7 29 (7.25%) Scala
8 26 (6.50%) Ruby
9 21 (5.25%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.00%) C
11 15 (3.75%) R
12 11 (2.75%) ES6
13 9 (2.25%) ES7
14 8 (2.00%) Clojure
15 7 (1.75%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
18 4 (1.00%) Cypher
19 3 (0.75%) X++
20 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.50%) Degree
3 13 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.75%) APMP
4 11 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.50%) CISSP
7 5 (1.25%) CCNA
7 5 (1.25%) ISEB
7 5 (1.25%) LPIC
7 5 (1.25%) SSCP
8 3 (0.75%) PhD
8 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.75%) PMP
9 2 (0.50%) CCNP
9 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CISM
10 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.50%) SLA
2 20 (5.00%) QA
3 15 (3.75%) GDPR
4 9 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.75%) PMO
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.00%) Docker
2 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.50%) Puppet
2 10 (2.50%) Cacti
2 10 (2.50%) ZABBIX
3 8 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.75%) Terraform
5 3 (0.75%) Ansible
5 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.50%) Ab Initio
2 22 (5.50%) Informatica
3 21 (5.25%) Netezza
3 21 (5.25%) Teradata
4 15 (3.75%) SAP
5 14 (3.50%) Adobe
5 14 (3.50%) Cisco
6 13 (3.25%) Google
7 11 (2.75%) Oracle
8 8 (2.00%) VMware
9 7 (1.75%) Sage
10 6 (1.50%) Tableau
11 5 (1.25%) Apple
11 5 (1.25%) Citrix
12 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.00%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.00%) Sun
13 3 (0.75%) Epicor
13 3 (0.75%) hybris