Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 121 440 432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.61% 4.56% 4.20%
As % of the General category 11.18% 12.07% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 76 382 380
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,438 £31,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,750 £67,787
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.29% -

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 1,082 3,646 4,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.26% 37.77% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 808 2,802 3,173
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,787
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +3.81%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Wiltshire 0 57 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Dorset +29 39 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Gloucestershire +46 10 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Bristol -36 6 £35,000 -30.00% 12
Somerset -5 5 £47,500 - 3
Devon +16 2 £29,625 -37.63% 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 47 (38.84%) JavaScript
2 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 38 (31.40%) Linux
5 33 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 27 (22.31%) Web Development
6 27 (22.31%) HTML
6 27 (22.31%) Java
6 27 (22.31%) Python
7 26 (21.49%) PHP
8 25 (20.66%) C#
9 24 (19.83%) CSS
10 23 (19.01%) SDLC
11 22 (18.18%) MySQL
11 22 (18.18%) JIRA
12 21 (17.36%) TypeScript
13 20 (16.53%) Test Automation
13 20 (16.53%) Finance
14 19 (15.70%) MVC
14 19 (15.70%) SOAP
14 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
15 18 (14.88%) Cucumber
15 18 (14.88%) SoapUI
15 18 (14.88%) AWS
15 18 (14.88%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (14.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 18 (14.88%) eggPlant
15 18 (14.88%) Sauce Labs
15 18 (14.88%) Technical Leadership
15 18 (14.88%) Windows

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 9 (7.44%) Apache
2 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.48%) nginx
3 2 (1.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) AWS
1 18 (14.88%) Sauce Labs
2 9 (7.44%) Google Analytics
3 7 (5.79%) IaaS
4 6 (4.96%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.13%) Office 365
6 4 (3.31%) SaaS
7 2 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.65%) Azure
7 2 (1.65%) GCP
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.83%) Apigee
8 1 (0.83%) Firebase
8 1 (0.83%) GitHub
8 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Network Security
2 6 (4.96%) Firewall
3 3 (2.48%) Internet
4 2 (1.65%) ATM
4 2 (1.65%) DHCP
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
4 2 (1.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.65%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) Skype
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) MySQL
2 11 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.13%) Redis
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.18%) JIRA
3 18 (14.88%) Cucumber
3 18 (14.88%) eggPlant
3 18 (14.88%) Selenium
3 18 (14.88%) SoapUI
3 18 (14.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.48%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.48%) Grunt
4 3 (2.48%) gulp
4 3 (2.48%) webpack
4 3 (2.48%) Xcode
5 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.83%) GitLab
6 1 (0.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Banking
2 6 (4.96%) Marketing
3 3 (2.48%) Automotive
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Automation Tester
2 15 (12.40%) Tester
3 13 (10.74%) PHP Developer
3 13 (10.74%) Senior Automation Tester
3 13 (10.74%) Senior Tester
4 12 (9.92%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) JavaScript Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.31%) HTML
2 24 (19.83%) CSS
3 19 (15.70%) SOAP
4 16 (13.22%) JSON
5 11 (9.09%) LAMP
6 10 (8.26%) .NET
7 9 (7.44%) jQuery
8 7 (5.79%) RESTful
9 6 (4.96%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (4.96%) React
9 6 (4.96%) Vue.js
10 5 (4.13%) Laravel
10 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.13%) Web Services
11 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.31%) CSS3
11 4 (3.31%) HTML5
11 4 (3.31%) Symfony
12 3 (2.48%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Client/Server
1 18 (14.88%) Mainframe
2 11 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Clustering
7 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Windows
3 13 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.61%) Unix
4 8 (6.61%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.79%) AIX
5 7 (5.79%) Solaris
6 6 (4.96%) Android
7 4 (3.31%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 27 (22.31%) Web Development
4 23 (19.01%) SDLC
5 20 (16.53%) Test Automation
6 19 (15.70%) MVC
6 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
7 18 (14.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 18 (14.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 18 (14.88%) Technical Leadership
8 17 (14.05%) OOP
9 15 (12.40%) QA Automation
10 13 (10.74%) Analytics
11 12 (9.92%) DevOps
12 8 (6.61%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (6.61%) Front End Development
12 8 (6.61%) Logistics
12 8 (6.61%) Microservices
13 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.84%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.31%) Java
2 27 (22.31%) Python
3 26 (21.49%) PHP
4 25 (20.66%) C#
5 21 (17.36%) TypeScript
6 15 (12.40%) SQL
7 8 (6.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.48%) C
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) ES6
8 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) R
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) ISEB
1 18 (14.88%) ISEB Practitioner
1 18 (14.88%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) CEH
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.65%) CISMP
4 2 (1.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.83%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) QA
2 9 (7.44%) SLA
3 4 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.65%) GDPR
6 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (11.57%) Docker
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.48%) NDS
4 3 (2.48%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (1.65%) Btrfs
5 2 (1.65%) Ceph
5 2 (1.65%) DRBD
5 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) KVM
5 2 (1.65%) Xen
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Ansible
1 7 (5.79%) Puppet
1 7 (5.79%) Terraform
2 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.48%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.83%) Istio
5 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) VMware
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) Google
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.96%) Cisco
5 6 (4.96%) IBM
5 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.48%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.48%) NetIQ
6 3 (2.48%) Sage
6 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) Apple
7 2 (1.65%) Capita
7 2 (1.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) Splunk
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Novell
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software