Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 87 63
Rank change year-on-year +52 -24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 513 123 444
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.90% 3.76% 4.59%
As % of the General category 12.38% 8.04% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 153 71 332
10th Percentile £30,200 £27,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £38,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £60,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £72,345
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year +3.64% +2.42% +7.40%

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 4,144 1,530 5,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.77% 46.76% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,500 1,170 4,057
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £33,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.15%
75th Percentile £63,063 £57,742 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
% change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in the South West.

Salary trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 +37 203 £50,000 +33.33% 26
Wiltshire +13 87 £65,000 +20.93% 22
Somerset +33 62 £35,000 -26.32% 9
Devon +30 42 £47,500 +60.34% 12
Cornwall - 42 - - 1
Gloucestershire -15 36 £42,500 -29.17% 18
Dorset -31 34 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 (32.75%) Service Delivery
2 161 (31.38%) Social Skills
3 152 (29.63%) Facilities Management
4 99 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (19.10%) Line Management
6 92 (17.93%) Microsoft
7 90 (17.54%) Finance
8 75 (14.62%) SQL
9 61 (11.89%) Analytics
10 59 (11.50%) Information Security
11 55 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (10.33%) Google
13 52 (10.14%) Driving Licence
14 51 (9.94%) E-Commerce
15 49 (9.55%) AWS
16 48 (9.36%) Marketing
16 48 (9.36%) Preventative Maintenance
17 47 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
18 45 (8.77%) Power Platform
19 44 (8.58%) Power BI
20 42 (8.19%) Management Information System
21 41 (7.99%) EPoS
21 41 (7.99%) Coaching
21 41 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (7.60%) GCP
23 38 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
24 37 (7.21%) C
24 37 (7.21%) Mentoring
24 37 (7.21%) Decision-Making
25 36 (7.02%) SAP

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 14 (2.73%) CMS
1 14 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.14%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.78%) Confluence
4 4 (0.78%) Jupyter
4 4 (0.78%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.58%) IIS
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) CICS
7 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.58%) InDesign
4 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Figma
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.58%) Maximo
3 3 (0.58%) Shopify
4 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.19%) SAP EM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.55%) AWS
2 45 (8.77%) Power Platform
3 39 (7.60%) GCP
4 35 (6.82%) Azure
5 21 (4.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 21 (4.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 15 (2.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 15 (2.92%) Google Analytics
6 15 (2.92%) SaaS
7 12 (2.34%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.34%) Power Automate
8 10 (1.95%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.56%) GitHub
11 7 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.36%) Cloudflare
11 7 (1.36%) CloudFront
12 6 (1.17%) Serverless
13 5 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.73%) DNS
2 12 (2.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.36%) AMQP
3 7 (1.36%) DHCP
3 7 (1.36%) Intranet
4 5 (0.97%) HTTP
5 3 (0.58%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) SMS
5 3 (0.58%) VPN
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.19%) Broadband
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) RTP
7 1 (0.19%) SNMP
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.58%) Power BI
2 30 (5.85%) Looker
3 29 (5.65%) BigQuery
3 29 (5.65%) Tableau
4 23 (4.48%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.92%) MySQL
5 15 (2.92%) SAP BW
6 11 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (2.14%) Big Data
7 10 (1.95%) Data Lake
7 10 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.95%) Redis
7 10 (1.95%) SAP HANA
8 9 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
9 7 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (6.04%) JIRA
2 28 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.51%) Selenium
4 13 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.56%) CircleCI
5 8 (1.56%) PHPUnit
6 7 (1.36%) webpack
7 6 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.97%) GoCD
9 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (0.58%) Hudson
9 3 (0.58%) JMeter
9 3 (0.58%) Serenity BDD
9 3 (0.58%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.39%) DbUnit
10 2 (0.39%) JUnit
10 2 (0.39%) Maven
10 2 (0.39%) Mockito
10 2 (0.39%) ProC
10 2 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 161 (31.38%) Social Skills
2 90 (17.54%) Finance
3 48 (9.36%) Marketing
4 41 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.09%) Banking
7 16 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.73%) Automotive
8 14 (2.73%) Law
9 12 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (1.95%) Advertising
10 10 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.56%) Public Sector
12 7 (1.36%) Legal
12 7 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (0.97%) Games
13 5 (0.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 4 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.58%) Front Office
16 2 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (10.53%) Developer
2 40 (7.80%) Consultant
3 35 (6.82%) Analyst
4 30 (5.85%) Architect
5 20 (3.90%) Salesforce Architect
6 19 (3.70%) Electrical Supervisor
7 15 (2.92%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 13 (2.53%) Business Manager
8 13 (2.53%) Senior Developer
9 12 (2.34%) Project Manager
9 12 (2.34%) Technical Support
10 11 (2.14%) Development Manager
10 11 (2.14%) Technologist
11 10 (1.95%) Business Development Manager
11 10 (1.95%) Support Specialist
11 10 (1.95%) Technical Specialist
11 10 (1.95%) Technical Support Specialist
12 9 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (1.75%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (1.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.70%) REST
2 17 (3.31%) AngularJS
3 16 (3.12%) HTML
3 16 (3.12%) React
4 15 (2.92%) CSS
4 15 (2.92%) Web Services
5 10 (1.95%) Flutter
5 10 (1.95%) Laravel
6 9 (1.75%) .NET
7 7 (1.36%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.36%) Celery
7 7 (1.36%) COM
7 7 (1.36%) Django
7 7 (1.36%) Flask
7 7 (1.36%) HTML5
7 7 (1.36%) pytest
7 7 (1.36%) RESTful
7 7 (1.36%) SQLAlchemy
7 7 (1.36%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.14%) Driving Licence
2 42 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 41 (7.99%) EPoS
4 29 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.51%) Social Media
6 13 (2.53%) NHS
7 11 (2.14%) User Experience
8 10 (1.95%) Robotics
9 9 (1.75%) FMCG
10 8 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.36%) Legacy Code
11 7 (1.36%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
11 7 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.17%) CCTV
12 6 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.46%) Windows
2 10 (1.95%) Linux
3 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.58%) Android
4 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (32.75%) Service Delivery
2 152 (29.63%) Facilities Management
3 99 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (19.10%) Line Management
5 61 (11.89%) Analytics
6 59 (11.50%) Information Security
7 55 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (9.94%) E-Commerce
9 48 (9.36%) Preventative Maintenance
10 47 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (7.99%) Coaching
12 38 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (7.21%) Decision-Making
13 37 (7.21%) Mentoring
14 34 (6.63%) Business Development
15 32 (6.24%) Strategic Management
16 31 (6.04%) Scrum
17 29 (5.65%) Project Management
18 28 (5.46%) Change Management
19 26 (5.07%) Order Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.62%) SQL
2 37 (7.21%) C
3 35 (6.82%) Python
4 22 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.70%) Java
6 17 (3.31%) PHP
7 12 (2.34%) C#
8 9 (1.75%) Scala
8 9 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.97%) Dart
11 4 (0.78%) Go
12 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.39%) R
13 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.19%) Clojure
14 1 (0.19%) COBOL
14 1 (0.19%) Java 11
14 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (6.24%) HNC
2 23 (4.48%) Degree
3 12 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.75%) CIPD
4 9 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
5 5 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.78%) CISM
6 4 (0.78%) CISSP
7 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) MBA
8 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.53%) COSHH
2 9 (1.75%) QA
2 9 (1.75%) SLA
3 8 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.36%) GDPR
5 5 (0.97%) GMP
6 2 (0.39%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 21 (4.09%) Docker
2 13 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.36%) vSphere
5 5 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.97%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.39%) CASB
3 2 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 2 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.33%) Google
3 36 (7.02%) SAP
4 35 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (3.90%) Adobe
6 12 (2.34%) VMware
7 10 (1.95%) Databricks
7 10 (1.95%) Facebook
8 8 (1.56%) Apple
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle
10 5 (0.97%) ArcSight
10 5 (0.97%) Sage
10 5 (0.97%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.97%) Splunk
11 3 (0.58%) Twitter
12 2 (0.39%) BT
12 2 (0.39%) Dell
12 2 (0.39%) Elastic Path
12 2 (0.39%) IBM
12 2 (0.39%) NetIQ