Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 74 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 -27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Retail 531 528 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 4.35% 3.60% 4.99%
As % of the General category 12.69% 9.67% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 461 490 765
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4185 5459 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 34.27% 37.24% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 4018 5323
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the Thames Valley

Retail
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Retail in the Thames Valley

Retail
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in the Thames Valley

Retail
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Berkshire +35 330 £57,500 +4.55% 23
Buckinghamshire -19 131 £47,000 +4.44% 15
Oxfordshire +17 73 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Retail.

1 137 (25.80%) Finance
2 127 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (23.73%) SQL
4 97 (18.27%) Telecoms
5 93 (17.51%) Microsoft
6 90 (16.95%) Java
7 77 (14.50%) Marketing
8 72 (13.56%) E-Commerce
8 72 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (12.81%) Project Management
10 65 (12.24%) SQL Server
11 63 (11.86%) Degree
12 62 (11.68%) HTML
13 57 (10.73%) Analytics
14 54 (10.17%) CSS
15 53 (9.98%) Python
15 53 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (9.79%) Logistics
17 51 (9.60%) Scrum
18 50 (9.42%) JavaScript
19 47 (8.85%) .NET
19 47 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (8.10%) Business Analysis
21 42 (7.91%) Banking
22 40 (7.53%) Linux
22 40 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
23 39 (7.34%) Windows
23 39 (7.34%) EPoS
23 39 (7.34%) B2B
23 39 (7.34%) Git (software)

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 21 (3.95%) SAS
2 11 (2.07%) Apache
3 10 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.69%) JBoss
5 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.13%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.75%) FileNet
9 3 (0.56%) CMS
9 3 (0.56%) WildFly
10 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.19%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.58%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (2.07%) Chatbot
7 9 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.45%) BusinessWare
2 13 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.46%) SaaS
4 16 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.13%) Office 365
6 5 (0.94%) IaaS
7 4 (0.75%) Force.com
7 4 (0.75%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.75%) PaaS
8 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.56%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (0.38%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Serverless
10 1 (0.19%) Slack
10 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.33%) WAN
2 22 (4.14%) LAN
3 15 (2.82%) DNS
4 12 (2.26%) VLAN
5 10 (1.88%) DHCP
5 10 (1.88%) RFID
6 9 (1.69%) Internet
7 8 (1.51%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.32%) Firewall
9 6 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.94%) BGP
10 5 (0.94%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.94%) FTP
10 5 (0.94%) HTTP
10 5 (0.94%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.94%) IPsec
10 5 (0.94%) OSPF
10 5 (0.94%) SMTP
10 5 (0.94%) VXLAN
10 5 (0.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.52%) Big Data
3 23 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (4.14%) MySQL
5 21 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.64%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.26%) Data Mining
9 12 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.07%) DB2
10 11 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (1.51%) GIS
12 8 (1.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.90%) JIRA
3 25 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.39%) Subversion
5 12 (2.26%) Maven
6 10 (1.88%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.88%) Selenium
7 9 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.13%) Gatling
8 6 (1.13%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.13%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.13%) JMeter
8 6 (1.13%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.13%) NetBeans
8 6 (1.13%) TestLink
8 6 (1.13%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.56%) Protractor
9 3 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 137 (25.80%) Finance
2 97 (18.27%) Telecoms
3 77 (14.50%) Marketing
4 42 (7.91%) Banking
5 34 (6.40%) Automotive
6 31 (5.84%) Publishing
7 23 (4.33%) Manufacturing
8 22 (4.14%) Legal
9 15 (2.82%) Electronics
10 11 (2.07%) Advertising
10 11 (2.07%) Games
11 10 (1.88%) Law
12 7 (1.32%) General Ledger
13 6 (1.13%) Back Office
13 6 (1.13%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.75%) Cantonese Language
15 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.56%) Retail Finance
16 2 (0.38%) French Language
16 2 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (21.09%) Analyst
2 82 (15.44%) Developer
3 55 (10.36%) Consultant
4 41 (7.72%) Project Manager
5 36 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 32 (6.03%) Architect
7 24 (4.52%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.52%) Support Analyst
8 23 (4.33%) Java Developer
9 18 (3.39%) Commercial Manager
9 18 (3.39%) Data Analyst
9 18 (3.39%) Development Manager
10 17 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 17 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 17 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (2.82%) SQL Data Analyst
13 14 (2.64%) Performance Manager
14 13 (2.45%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.68%) HTML
2 54 (10.17%) CSS
3 47 (8.85%) .NET
4 38 (7.16%) Web Services
5 29 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 26 (4.90%) jQuery
7 23 (4.33%) Node.js
8 22 (4.14%) React
9 20 (3.77%) CSS3
10 19 (3.58%) REST
10 19 (3.58%) XML
11 17 (3.20%) Spring
12 15 (2.82%) SOAP
12 15 (2.82%) Struts
13 14 (2.64%) HTML5
14 13 (2.45%) J2EE
15 11 (2.07%) JSON
15 11 (2.07%) MEAN Stack
16 9 (1.69%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.34%) EPoS
3 36 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 33 (6.21%) User Experience
5 19 (3.58%) FMCG
6 14 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.45%) iPad
8 11 (2.07%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.07%) Robotics
8 11 (2.07%) Tandem
9 10 (1.88%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.51%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.51%) Fintech
11 8 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.53%) Linux
2 39 (7.34%) Windows
3 18 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.64%) Unix
5 13 (2.45%) AIX
6 9 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.51%) Android
7 8 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.51%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.38%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (13.56%) E-Commerce
3 68 (12.81%) Project Management
4 57 (10.73%) Analytics
5 53 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (9.79%) Logistics
7 51 (9.60%) Scrum
8 47 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (8.10%) Business Analysis
10 39 (7.34%) B2B
11 37 (6.97%) Data Management
11 37 (6.97%) Migration
12 34 (6.40%) Presales
13 33 (6.21%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.21%) Service Delivery
14 32 (6.03%) TDD
15 29 (5.46%) Change Management
16 28 (5.27%) Software Engineering
17 27 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (5.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 126 (23.73%) SQL
2 90 (16.95%) Java
3 53 (9.98%) Python
4 50 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 29 (5.46%) C#
6 25 (4.71%) C++
7 14 (2.64%) PHP
8 13 (2.45%) VBA
9 12 (2.26%) C
9 12 (2.26%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.07%) R
11 9 (1.69%) Korn
11 9 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.32%) Scala
13 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.94%) XPath
13 5 (0.94%) XQuery
14 4 (0.75%) Groovy
14 4 (0.75%) Ruby
15 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (11.86%) Degree
2 17 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.32%) AAT
4 7 (1.32%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.13%) CIMA
5 6 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.13%) MCP
5 6 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.94%) CCIE
6 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.75%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.75%) PhD
7 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (0.75%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (0.56%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (0.56%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.14%) QA
2 13 (2.45%) PMO
3 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.94%) GDPR
4 4 (0.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) IASME
System Software
1 16 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.51%) Docker
5 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) Data Guard
1 9 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.75%) Kibana
5 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.56%) Nessus
5 3 (0.56%) Nmap
5 3 (0.56%) SCCM
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 93 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.21%) Oracle
3 24 (4.52%) SAP
4 18 (3.39%) IBM
5 17 (3.20%) Cisco
5 17 (3.20%) VMware
6 13 (2.45%) Ab Initio
6 13 (2.45%) Vitria
6 13 (2.45%) webMethods
7 12 (2.26%) Intel
8 10 (1.88%) HP
9 8 (1.51%) Tableau
10 7 (1.32%) Blue Prism
10 7 (1.32%) Google
10 7 (1.32%) JDA
11 6 (1.13%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.13%) Juniper
11 6 (1.13%) Nintex
11 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.94%) F5