Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 72 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 166 413 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.81% 4.11% 4.30%
As % of the General category 10.77% 10.74% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 128 359 401
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,251
90th Percentile £82,125 £69,990 £63,750
England median annual salary £56,514 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +8.00% -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 1,541 3,846 3,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.34% 38.28% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 2,931 3,170
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +2 62 £63,750 +3.43% 5
Dorset +38 52 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Bristol -32 26 £57,361 +9.26% 6
Gloucestershire +48 14 £60,000 +2.56% 2
Somerset -12 7 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Devon +18 2 £67,500 +92.86% 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 65 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.93%) JavaScript
3 50 (30.12%) Linux
4 49 (29.52%) E-Commerce
5 40 (24.10%) C#
6 38 (22.89%) Finance
7 36 (21.69%) PHP
7 36 (21.69%) Windows
8 35 (21.08%) HTML
9 34 (20.48%) Web Development
10 32 (19.28%) MySQL
11 30 (18.07%) .NET
11 30 (18.07%) Java
12 28 (16.87%) Git (software)
12 28 (16.87%) DevOps
13 27 (16.27%) SQL
13 27 (16.27%) CSS
14 26 (15.66%) Python
14 26 (15.66%) MVC
15 23 (13.86%) Docker
16 22 (13.25%) OOP
17 21 (12.65%) Banking
17 21 (12.65%) AWS
18 20 (12.05%) JSON
19 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering
19 19 (11.45%) Oracle
19 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
20 18 (10.84%) JIRA
20 18 (10.84%) Analytics
20 18 (10.84%) SDLC

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 17 (10.24%) Apache
2 6 (3.61%) Apache Solr
2 6 (3.61%) nginx
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) SAS
4 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.65%) AWS
2 10 (6.02%) Sauce Labs
3 9 (5.42%) Azure
3 9 (5.42%) Google Analytics
4 7 (4.22%) GCP
4 7 (4.22%) Office 365
4 7 (4.22%) OpenShift
5 5 (3.01%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.41%) IaaS
7 3 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.81%) SaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.60%) Apigee
9 1 (0.60%) GitHub
9 1 (0.60%) Serverless
9 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) Network Security
2 10 (6.02%) Firewall
3 4 (2.41%) LAN
4 3 (1.81%) DHCP
4 3 (1.81%) DMZ
4 3 (1.81%) DNS
4 3 (1.81%) PABX
4 3 (1.81%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.20%) HTTP
5 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.60%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) MySQL
2 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.22%) Redis
5 6 (3.61%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.01%) Big Data
6 5 (3.01%) Power BI
7 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.60%) MS Access
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.84%) JIRA
3 15 (9.04%) Cucumber
3 15 (9.04%) Selenium
4 10 (6.02%) eggPlant
4 10 (6.02%) SoapUI
4 10 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.81%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.81%) Subversion
5 3 (1.81%) Xcode
6 2 (1.20%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.20%) webpack
6 2 (1.20%) WiX
7 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.60%) gulp
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (22.89%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.61%) Electronics
5 5 (3.01%) Automotive
5 5 (3.01%) Marketing
5 5 (3.01%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.81%) Police
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (41.57%) Developer
2 18 (10.84%) Software Developer
3 15 (9.04%) PHP Developer
4 14 (8.43%) C# Developer
4 14 (8.43%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (7.83%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) Test Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.42%) E-Commerce Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Applications Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Architect
9 7 (4.22%) Automation Tester
9 7 (4.22%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) LAMP Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Tester
10 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.08%) HTML
2 30 (18.07%) .NET
3 27 (16.27%) CSS
4 20 (12.05%) JSON
5 17 (10.24%) jQuery
5 17 (10.24%) LAMP
6 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (7.23%) React
7 10 (6.02%) SOAP
8 9 (5.42%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (4.82%) Django
9 8 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (4.22%) RESTful
11 6 (3.61%) Web Services
12 5 (3.01%) Flask
12 5 (3.01%) XML
13 4 (2.41%) HTML5
13 4 (2.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.02%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.02%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.61%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.61%) User Experience
5 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.01%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.41%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.20%) Clustering
8 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.20%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.20%) IPTV
8 2 (1.20%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.20%) MPEG
8 2 (1.20%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.12%) Linux
2 36 (21.69%) Windows
3 10 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.22%) AIX
5 7 (4.22%) Solaris
5 7 (4.22%) Unix
6 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.41%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.81%) Android
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.20%) CentOS
8 2 (1.20%) Debian
8 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.52%) E-Commerce
3 34 (20.48%) Web Development
4 28 (16.87%) DevOps
5 26 (15.66%) MVC
6 22 (13.25%) OOP
7 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.84%) Analytics
8 18 (10.84%) SDLC
9 17 (10.24%) TDD
9 17 (10.24%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
11 15 (9.04%) Technical Leadership
12 14 (8.43%) Logistics
13 13 (7.83%) Scrum
14 12 (7.23%) ITIL
14 12 (7.23%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.93%) JavaScript
2 40 (24.10%) C#
3 36 (21.69%) PHP
4 30 (18.07%) Java
5 27 (16.27%) SQL
6 26 (15.66%) Python
7 13 (7.83%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.42%) C
9 7 (4.22%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.01%) C++
11 4 (2.41%) Ruby
12 3 (1.81%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.81%) VB
12 3 (1.81%) VBA
13 2 (1.20%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.20%) R
14 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.02%) ISEB
2 10 (6.02%) ISEB Practitioner
2 10 (6.02%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.22%) Degree
4 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.20%) RHCE
6 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.60%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 9 (5.42%) SLA
3 6 (3.61%) GDPR
4 3 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (13.86%) Docker
2 9 (5.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.81%) NDS
3 3 (1.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) Puppet
2 8 (4.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (4.22%) Ansible
3 7 (4.22%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.01%) Terraform
5 3 (1.81%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.20%) WSUS
6 2 (1.20%) yum
7 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.60%) Istio
7 1 (0.60%) Mesos
7 1 (0.60%) Packer
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Oracle
2 16 (9.64%) Capita
2 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) SAP
3 14 (8.43%) Google
4 11 (6.63%) Sage
5 10 (6.02%) VMware
6 9 (5.42%) Cisco
7 8 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.61%) IBM
9 5 (3.01%) Tableau
10 4 (2.41%) Intel
11 3 (1.81%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.81%) NetIQ
11 3 (1.81%) Nortel
11 3 (1.81%) Panasonic
11 3 (1.81%) Red Box
11 3 (1.81%) Siemens
12 2 (1.20%) CODA
12 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com