Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 75 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 393 422 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.64% 4.15% 4.41%
As % of the General category 11.13% 12.18% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 325 368 354
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £76,250 £79,250
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 3,530 3,465 4,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.73% 34.05% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,874 2,835 3,342
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -5 111 £50,000 - 30
Somerset +37 75 £50,000 -16.67% 11
Gloucestershire +4 66 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Devon +24 47 £38,469 +26.02% 9
Wiltshire -35 46 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Dorset -31 38 £41,250 +3.13% 15
Cornwall - 1 £57,500 - 6
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 168 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (30.03%) Finance
3 108 (27.48%) Linux
4 101 (25.70%) E-Commerce
5 90 (22.90%) SQL
6 88 (22.39%) JavaScript
6 88 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
7 78 (19.85%) TDD
8 77 (19.59%) CSS
9 71 (18.07%) Git (software)
10 69 (17.56%) Project Management
11 66 (16.79%) MVC
12 65 (16.54%) Scrum
12 65 (16.54%) Java
12 65 (16.54%) jQuery
13 64 (16.28%) MySQL
14 61 (15.52%) HTML
15 59 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
16 58 (14.76%) REST
17 55 (13.99%) Web Services
18 54 (13.74%) C#
19 53 (13.49%) .NET
20 52 (13.23%) Marketing
20 52 (13.23%) JIRA
21 51 (12.98%) PHP
22 50 (12.72%) Tomcat
22 50 (12.72%) Manufacturing
22 50 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
23 49 (12.47%) Microsoft
23 49 (12.47%) JSON

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 50 (12.72%) Tomcat
2 45 (11.45%) Apache
3 28 (7.12%) Mule
4 23 (5.85%) Mule ESB
5 22 (5.60%) JBoss
6 15 (3.82%) Confluence
7 10 (2.54%) IIS
8 8 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.04%) SAS
9 7 (1.78%) CMS
10 5 (1.27%) Drupal
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.25%) Marvel
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) InDesign
4 1 (0.25%) InVision
4 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Pixate
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (2.80%) Magento
2 8 (2.04%) Shopify
3 6 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.27%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 88 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (11.70%) SaaS
4 23 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.54%) Slack
6 7 (1.78%) GitHub
7 6 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.27%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.27%) G Suite
8 5 (1.27%) Heroku
9 4 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.76%) IaaS
10 3 (0.76%) PaaS
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.51%) Office 365
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.36%) Internet
2 6 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.02%) Firewall
4 3 (0.76%) DHCP
4 3 (0.76%) DNS
4 3 (0.76%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.76%) PPP
4 3 (0.76%) SAN
4 3 (0.76%) SMS
5 2 (0.51%) 802.11
5 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.51%) IPv4
5 2 (0.51%) IPv6
5 2 (0.51%) LAN
5 2 (0.51%) VPN
5 2 (0.51%) Wireless
6 1 (0.25%) ATM
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.28%) MySQL
2 39 (9.92%) MongoDB
3 38 (9.67%) NoSQL
4 36 (9.16%) SQL Server
5 25 (6.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.78%) Big Data
9 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.27%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.27%) Redis
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.02%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.76%) Cloud Spanner
12 3 (0.76%) NewSQL
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 71 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.23%) JIRA
3 36 (9.16%) Jenkins
4 29 (7.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (6.62%) JUnit
6 25 (6.36%) IntelliJ
6 25 (6.36%) PHPUnit
7 15 (3.82%) Selenium
8 10 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.54%) JMeter
8 10 (2.54%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.78%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.78%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.53%) Gatling
10 6 (1.53%) Maven
10 6 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.27%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.27%) Mockito
11 5 (1.27%) Protractor
11 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (30.03%) Finance
2 52 (13.23%) Marketing
3 50 (12.72%) Manufacturing
4 48 (12.21%) Telecoms
5 32 (8.14%) Banking
6 20 (5.09%) Electronics
7 15 (3.82%) Advertising
8 11 (2.80%) Legal
9 7 (1.78%) Back Office
10 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) Automotive
11 3 (0.76%) Games
11 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 153 (38.93%) Developer
2 48 (12.21%) Analyst
3 39 (9.92%) PHP Developer
4 37 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 33 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
5 33 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 27 (6.87%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.87%) Project Manager
7 26 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (6.62%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 26 (6.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 26 (6.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 26 (6.62%) Web Developer
8 24 (6.11%) Backend Developer
8 24 (6.11%) Senior Manager
9 23 (5.85%) Software Developer
10 22 (5.60%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (5.60%) Senior Project Manager
11 21 (5.34%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.59%) CSS
2 65 (16.54%) jQuery
3 61 (15.52%) HTML
4 58 (14.76%) REST
5 55 (13.99%) Web Services
6 53 (13.49%) .NET
7 49 (12.47%) JSON
8 45 (11.45%) XML
9 39 (9.92%) Spring
10 35 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (8.40%) SOAP
12 28 (7.12%) Hibernate
13 27 (6.87%) Laravel
14 26 (6.62%) Apache Camel
14 26 (6.62%) ASP.NET
14 26 (6.62%) Spring Integration
15 24 (6.11%) Spring MVC
16 23 (5.85%) JPA
17 21 (5.34%) HTML5
18 20 (5.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.82%) User Experience
4 14 (3.56%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.56%) PDA
5 12 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.80%) EPoS
7 10 (2.54%) FMCG
8 9 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.53%) Fintech
10 6 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.02%) Clustering
12 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.02%) Replication
13 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (27.48%) Linux
2 41 (10.43%) Unix
3 31 (7.89%) Windows
4 28 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.80%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.04%) Android
7 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.51%) CentOS
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (25.70%) E-Commerce
3 78 (19.85%) TDD
4 69 (17.56%) Project Management
5 66 (16.79%) MVC
6 65 (16.54%) Scrum
7 59 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (12.21%) DevOps
9 45 (11.45%) Open Source
10 44 (11.20%) Web Development
11 35 (8.91%) Time Management
12 34 (8.65%) BDD
12 34 (8.65%) ERP
12 34 (8.65%) Programme Management
13 33 (8.40%) Configuration Management
14 31 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (7.89%) Kanban
15 30 (7.63%) Workflow
16 28 (7.12%) Deployment Automation
16 28 (7.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (22.90%) SQL
2 88 (22.39%) JavaScript
3 65 (16.54%) Java
4 54 (13.74%) C#
5 51 (12.98%) PHP
6 40 (10.18%) Python
7 29 (7.38%) Ruby
8 16 (4.07%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.80%) R
10 9 (2.29%) C
11 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.78%) Java 8
13 6 (1.53%) C++
13 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.27%) Go
14 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.27%) X++
15 4 (1.02%) COBOL
15 4 (1.02%) Groovy
15 4 (1.02%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 19 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.07%) APMP
2 16 (4.07%) Degree
3 13 (3.31%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.04%) CISSP
6 7 (1.78%) CCNA
7 6 (1.53%) CCNP
7 6 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.53%) LPIC
7 6 (1.53%) SSCP
8 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.02%) ISEB
9 4 (1.02%) PhD
10 3 (0.76%) ACCA
10 3 (0.76%) CIMA
11 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) SLA
2 13 (3.31%) QA
3 6 (1.53%) GDPR
4 5 (1.27%) PMO
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) WCAG
6 1 (0.25%) GCP
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.54%) Docker
3 5 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (9.16%) Puppet
2 27 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.54%) ZABBIX
4 7 (1.78%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.53%) Cacti
6 5 (1.27%) Grafana
7 4 (1.02%) Ansible
8 3 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (12.47%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.96%) SAP
3 33 (8.40%) VMware
4 28 (7.12%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.87%) Apple
6 25 (6.36%) Oracle
7 17 (4.33%) Google
8 12 (3.05%) Cisco
8 12 (3.05%) IBM
8 12 (3.05%) Sage
9 8 (2.04%) Capita
10 6 (1.53%) hybris
10 6 (1.53%) Tableau
11 5 (1.27%) Brocade
11 5 (1.27%) F5
11 5 (1.27%) HP
11 5 (1.27%) Juniper
11 5 (1.27%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.02%) Micro Focus
12 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com