Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 68 77
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 400 446 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.93% 4.14% 4.15%
As % of the General category 11.78% 12.17% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 318 372 376
South West median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% +2.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,350 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,040 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,397 3,664 3,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.38% 34.03% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,559 2,972 2,956
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,968
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +29 173 £53,200 +6.40% 44
Wiltshire +40 119 £61,638 +23.28% 18
Dorset +1 53 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Somerset -31 27 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Gloucestershire -60 23 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Devon -42 5 £35,000 -9.02% 14
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 234 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (33.25%) SQL
3 116 (29.00%) Finance
4 99 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (22.25%) Analytics
6 87 (21.75%) JavaScript
7 82 (20.50%) Banking
8 74 (18.50%) Hadoop
9 71 (17.75%) Data Warehouse
9 71 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (17.00%) DevOps
10 68 (17.00%) Linux
11 65 (16.25%) Python
12 64 (16.00%) Tableau
13 63 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
14 59 (14.75%) Data Analysis
15 56 (14.00%) Microsoft
16 55 (13.75%) Degree
17 53 (13.25%) SQL Server
17 53 (13.25%) Scrum
18 52 (13.00%) .NET
19 51 (12.75%) Teradata
20 50 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 50 (12.50%) Decision-Making
21 49 (12.25%) Software Engineering
21 49 (12.25%) Jenkins
22 48 (12.00%) C#
23 47 (11.75%) Visualisation
24 46 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
24 46 (11.50%) Business Intelligence

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 22 (5.50%) Apache Solr
1 22 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.50%) Apache
2 14 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.00%) SAS
4 7 (1.75%) Confluence
4 7 (1.75%) IIS
5 6 (1.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.50%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (7.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (5.00%) SaaS
5 14 (3.50%) Power Platform
6 11 (2.75%) Apigee
6 11 (2.75%) OpenShift
7 10 (2.50%) Office 365
8 5 (1.25%) Serverless
9 4 (1.00%) Azure Functions
9 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Flow
9 4 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.50%) Dialogflow
11 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.00%) Firewall
2 22 (5.50%) Extranet
3 14 (3.50%) DNS
4 10 (2.50%) HTTP
5 9 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 8 (2.00%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.75%) Wireless
8 6 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.50%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (1.50%) FTP
8 6 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.50%) SMTP
9 5 (1.25%) VPN
10 4 (1.00%) Internet
10 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.50%) Hadoop
2 71 (17.75%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (13.25%) SQL Server
4 41 (10.25%) MySQL
5 35 (8.75%) NoSQL
6 34 (8.50%) MongoDB
7 33 (8.25%) Big Data
8 26 (6.50%) Data Lake
9 25 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.75%) Apache Hive
11 12 (3.00%) DataStage
12 11 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (2.50%) Power BI
13 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.00%) GIS
14 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (1.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 50 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 49 (12.25%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.25%) JIRA
4 31 (7.75%) Selenium
5 18 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.75%) Artifactory
7 11 (2.75%) JMeter
7 11 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.00%) Babel
8 8 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 8 (2.00%) webpack
9 7 (1.75%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.50%) FitNesse
10 6 (1.50%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.25%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.00%) Appium
12 4 (1.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 116 (29.00%) Finance
2 82 (20.50%) Banking
3 30 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.25%) Marketing
5 14 (3.50%) Automotive
5 14 (3.50%) Local Government
6 7 (1.75%) Games
7 6 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (25.00%) Developer
2 46 (11.50%) Analyst
3 32 (8.00%) Data Engineer
4 25 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 24 (6.00%) Architect
6 23 (5.75%) Software Developer
7 20 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.75%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.50%) Analytics Manager
9 18 (4.50%) Applications Engineer
9 18 (4.50%) Business Manager
9 18 (4.50%) Insight Manager
10 17 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 16 (4.00%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
12 15 (3.75%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.50%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.00%) .NET
2 41 (10.25%) React
3 36 (9.00%) CSS
4 33 (8.25%) HTML
4 33 (8.25%) Vue.js
5 31 (7.75%) ASP.NET
6 30 (7.50%) .NET Core
7 29 (7.25%) Node.js
8 26 (6.50%) Laravel
9 23 (5.75%) AngularJS
10 22 (5.50%) jQuery
10 22 (5.50%) Web Services
11 20 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (3.75%) CSS3
12 15 (3.75%) HTML5
12 15 (3.75%) Kafka
13 14 (3.50%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.00%) Redux
15 10 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 99 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.25%) EPoS
3 20 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.25%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.00%) CMDB
5 16 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.00%) Social Media
8 10 (2.50%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.25%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.50%) User Experience
11 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.00%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.00%) PKI
12 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.75%) New Media
14 2 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.00%) Linux
2 41 (10.25%) Windows
3 36 (9.00%) Unix
4 19 (4.75%) Ubuntu
5 11 (2.75%) CentOS
6 9 (2.25%) Debian
7 6 (1.50%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (22.25%) Analytics
3 71 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (17.00%) DevOps
5 59 (14.75%) Data Analysis
6 53 (13.25%) Scrum
7 50 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 49 (12.25%) Software Engineering
9 47 (11.75%) Visualisation
10 46 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
10 46 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (9.75%) Open Source
12 38 (9.50%) MVC
12 38 (9.50%) Project Management
13 37 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (8.50%) Storytelling
15 33 (8.25%) Data Science
15 33 (8.25%) Data Visualisation
15 33 (8.25%) Machine Learning
15 33 (8.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 133 (33.25%) SQL
2 87 (21.75%) JavaScript
3 65 (16.25%) Python
4 48 (12.00%) C#
5 43 (10.75%) R
6 37 (9.25%) PHP
7 21 (5.25%) Java
8 20 (5.00%) Scala
9 14 (3.50%) HiveQL
10 13 (3.25%) C++
10 13 (3.25%) ES6
10 13 (3.25%) Go
11 11 (2.75%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.25%) Cypher
15 4 (1.00%) Clojure
16 3 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (13.75%) Degree
2 27 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.25%) CISM
3 17 (4.25%) CISSP
4 12 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.75%) CCNA
6 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.25%) PhD
8 4 (1.00%) APMP
9 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.75%) RHCE
10 2 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.50%) MCP
10 2 (0.50%) MCSE
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.75%) QA
2 9 (2.25%) GDPR
3 8 (2.00%) SLA
4 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.50%) NCSC
7 2 (0.50%) PMO
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (9.25%) Docker
2 13 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.50%) Snort
4 4 (1.00%) HDFS
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.50%) Puppet
3 13 (3.25%) Ansible
4 9 (2.25%) ZABBIX
5 7 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 6 (1.50%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (1.00%) HP ALM
7 4 (1.00%) Terraform
7 4 (1.00%) WSUS
8 3 (0.75%) Consul
8 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.75%) yum
9 2 (0.50%) Control-M
9 2 (0.50%) SCCM
10 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (16.00%) Tableau
2 56 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (12.75%) Teradata
4 28 (7.00%) Google
5 25 (6.25%) Oracle
6 24 (6.00%) Informatica
7 15 (3.75%) Cisco
7 15 (3.75%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.25%) SAP
9 12 (3.00%) Ab Initio
10 11 (2.75%) Sage
10 11 (2.75%) Veracode
11 8 (2.00%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.75%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.75%) hybris
13 6 (1.50%) Capita
13 6 (1.50%) F5
13 6 (1.50%) Infoblox
13 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.50%) Splunk