Period
to 25 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4,133 5,683 5,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.00% 5.70% 5.31%
As % of the General category 15.77% 16.00% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,892 4,445 4,098
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,950 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% -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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,212 35,524 35,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.74% 35.65% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18,882 27,602 27,574
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the UK excluding London

Retail
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Retail in the UK excluding London

Retail
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail in the UK excluding London

Retail
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
South East -19 1,037 £50,000 +6.38% 101
North of England -16 1,003 £45,000 +5.88% 166
Midlands -2 832 £44,250 +4.12% 129
North West -4 629 £45,000 - 94
East of England +3 594 £55,000 +10.00% 54
West Midlands -15 417 £41,700 +4.25% 54
East Midlands +2 413 £45,000 +5.88% 75
South West -5 384 £50,000 +5.26% 59
Yorkshire -45 354 £42,000 -2.33% 65
Scotland +49 230 £49,000 +15.29% 22
Wales +5 46 £40,000 +8.11% 9
North East -31 20 £44,000 +87.23% 7
Northern Ireland -16 18 £30,000 +36.36%
Channel Islands +7 1 £70,000 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,524 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 828 (20.03%) Finance
2 828 (20.03%) SQL
3 706 (17.08%) Microsoft
4 609 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 608 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 605 (14.64%) E-Commerce
7 601 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
8 531 (12.85%) C#
9 520 (12.58%) HTML
10 497 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 494 (11.95%) Scrum
12 479 (11.59%) DevOps
13 475 (11.49%) .NET
14 473 (11.44%) CSS
15 446 (10.79%) Windows
16 445 (10.77%) Java
17 433 (10.48%) SQL Server
18 428 (10.36%) Degree
18 428 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
19 425 (10.28%) Analytics
20 423 (10.23%) Software Engineering
21 388 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 374 (9.05%) Banking
23 367 (8.88%) Project Management
24 358 (8.66%) Python
25 347 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
26 344 (8.32%) Linux
27 343 (8.30%) ITIL
28 327 (7.91%) Git (software)

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 105 (2.54%) Confluence
2 96 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 95 (2.30%) CMS
4 47 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 46 (1.11%) Apache Solr
6 43 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 42 (1.02%) Apache
8 36 (0.87%) SAS
9 31 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 28 (0.68%) IIS
11 22 (0.53%) CICS
11 22 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (0.46%) WordPress
14 17 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 15 (0.36%) IBM Notes
15 15 (0.36%) JBoss
16 13 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (0.29%) EPiServer
Applications
1 217 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
2 164 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 34 (0.82%) Sketch
6 33 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
9 26 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 16 (0.39%) Chatbot
11 15 (0.36%) SPSS
12 13 (0.31%) InVision
13 12 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
13 12 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
14 11 (0.27%) Marvel
15 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.097%) Adobe XD
17 3 (0.073%) Figma
Business Applications
1 50 (1.21%) Magento
2 40 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 28 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 22 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 10 (0.24%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.15%) SAP Retail
12 5 (0.12%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
13 4 (0.097%) Shopify
14 3 (0.073%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 497 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 428 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
3 216 (5.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 204 (4.94%) Office 365
5 151 (3.65%) SaaS
6 99 (2.40%) Power Platform
7 67 (1.62%) G Suite
8 64 (1.55%) GitHub
9 55 (1.33%) PaaS
10 49 (1.19%) IaaS
11 34 (0.82%) Azure Stack
11 34 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
12 26 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
13 25 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 23 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.53%) Serverless
16 18 (0.44%) Heroku
17 16 (0.39%) Google Analytics
18 14 (0.34%) Apigee
18 14 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 196 (4.74%) Firewall
2 126 (3.05%) WAN
3 121 (2.93%) Internet
4 113 (2.73%) LAN
5 108 (2.61%) DNS
6 84 (2.03%) Wireless
7 83 (2.01%) DHCP
8 66 (1.60%) VoIP
9 59 (1.43%) Network Security
10 57 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 53 (1.28%) SAN
12 51 (1.23%) TCP/IP
13 48 (1.16%) VPN
14 47 (1.14%) SSL
15 36 (0.87%) Wireshark
16 34 (0.82%) MPLS
17 32 (0.77%) OSPF
18 31 (0.75%) BGP
18 31 (0.75%) HTTP
18 31 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 218 (5.27%) MySQL
3 185 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 183 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 149 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 121 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 109 (2.64%) Big Data
8 99 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 95 (2.30%) Power BI
10 92 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 89 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 72 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 55 (1.33%) Redis
14 54 (1.31%) Neo4j
15 51 (1.23%) Blockchain
16 50 (1.21%) Data Lake
17 40 (0.97%) DB2
18 38 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
18 38 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 327 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 266 (6.44%) JIRA
3 199 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 198 (4.79%) Selenium
5 121 (2.93%) Cucumber
6 89 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 75 (1.81%) JMeter
8 74 (1.79%) SoapUI
9 63 (1.52%) webpack
10 57 (1.38%) Maven
11 56 (1.35%) WebDriver
12 55 (1.33%) GitLab
13 54 (1.31%) Appium
14 47 (1.14%) Visual Studio
15 46 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 43 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
17 40 (0.97%) Babel
18 36 (0.87%) SpecFlow
19 35 (0.85%) Gatling
19 35 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 828 (20.03%) Finance
2 374 (9.05%) Banking
3 315 (7.62%) Marketing
4 239 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 187 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 94 (2.27%) Games
7 77 (1.86%) Automotive
8 62 (1.50%) Electronics
9 58 (1.40%) Legal
10 57 (1.38%) Billing
11 51 (1.23%) Local Government
12 40 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 36 (0.87%) Advertising
14 32 (0.77%) Retail Banking
15 30 (0.73%) Back Office
15 30 (0.73%) Publishing
16 20 (0.48%) German Language
17 19 (0.46%) Law
18 17 (0.41%) Italian Language
19 14 (0.34%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 951 (23.01%) Developer
2 630 (15.24%) Analyst
3 288 (6.97%) Architect
4 193 (4.67%) Consultant
5 178 (4.31%) Senior Developer
6 168 (4.06%) Business Analyst
7 158 (3.82%) Software Developer
8 154 (3.73%) Project Manager
9 152 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
10 148 (3.58%) Java Developer
11 139 (3.36%) .NET Developer
12 137 (3.31%) Software Engineer
13 121 (2.93%) C# Developer
14 112 (2.71%) PHP Developer
15 111 (2.69%) IT Manager
16 109 (2.64%) Designer
17 99 (2.40%) Support Analyst
18 83 (2.01%) IT Analyst
18 83 (2.01%) IT Support
19 81 (1.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (12.58%) HTML
2 475 (11.49%) .NET
3 473 (11.44%) CSS
4 257 (6.22%) ASP.NET
5 249 (6.02%) React
6 227 (5.49%) AngularJS
7 207 (5.01%) HTML5
8 195 (4.72%) Web Services
9 183 (4.43%) Spring
10 150 (3.63%) REST
11 137 (3.31%) jQuery
11 137 (3.31%) Node.js
12 134 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 132 (3.19%) XML
14 130 (3.15%) .NET Framework
15 108 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 106 (2.56%) RESTful
17 99 (2.40%) CSS3
18 85 (2.06%) Laravel
19 82 (1.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 601 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
2 243 (5.88%) User Experience
3 215 (5.20%) EPoS
4 209 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 158 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 151 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 148 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
8 109 (2.64%) FMCG
9 104 (2.52%) Data Centre
10 97 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
11 92 (2.23%) Public Cloud
12 83 (2.01%) NHS
13 62 (1.50%) Driving Licence
14 57 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
15 54 (1.31%) Algorithms
16 51 (1.23%) Smart Meter
17 47 (1.14%) Robotics
17 47 (1.14%) Social Media
18 44 (1.06%) Cloud Native
19 40 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 446 (10.79%) Windows
2 344 (8.32%) Linux
3 134 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 121 (2.93%) Unix
5 71 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 50 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 47 (1.14%) Android
9 46 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 29 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 23 (0.56%) AIX
12 23 (0.56%) CentOS
13 22 (0.53%) MVS
14 19 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.31%) Debian
16 11 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.15%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.15%) zOS
18 2 (0.048%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,524 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
3 605 (14.64%) E-Commerce
4 494 (11.95%) Scrum
5 479 (11.59%) DevOps
6 425 (10.28%) Analytics
7 423 (10.23%) Software Engineering
8 388 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 367 (8.88%) Project Management
10 347 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
11 343 (8.30%) ITIL
12 299 (7.23%) Test Automation
13 293 (7.09%) MVC
14 289 (6.99%) TDD
15 272 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
16 245 (5.93%) Mentoring
17 221 (5.35%) Microservices
18 210 (5.08%) Decision-Making
19 208 (5.03%) Computer Science
20 206 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 828 (20.03%) SQL
2 609 (14.74%) JavaScript
3 531 (12.85%) C#
4 445 (10.77%) Java
5 358 (8.66%) Python
6 215 (5.20%) PHP
7 127 (3.07%) T-SQL
8 92 (2.23%) C
8 92 (2.23%) C++
9 90 (2.18%) Ruby
10 86 (2.08%) Java 8
11 83 (2.01%) Scala
12 79 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 76 (1.84%) Bash Shell
14 72 (1.74%) R
15 64 (1.55%) ES6
16 60 (1.45%) Groovy
17 44 (1.06%) VB
18 38 (0.92%) VBA
19 36 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 428 (10.36%) Degree
2 113 (2.73%) CISSP
3 108 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (1.79%) CISM
4 74 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (1.62%) CCNP
6 62 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 52 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 50 (1.21%) CCNA
9 46 (1.11%) SC Cleared
10 43 (1.04%) ISEB
11 38 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (0.85%) ISTQB
13 25 (0.60%) HND
13 25 (0.60%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.53%) MCSE
15 21 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 18 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
16 18 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (6.12%) QA
2 177 (4.28%) SLA
3 121 (2.93%) GDPR
4 65 (1.57%) PMO
5 57 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 50 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 47 (1.14%) PCI DSS
8 35 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.41%) NIST
10 12 (0.29%) ISO 22301
11 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.27%) NCSC
12 9 (0.22%) COBIT
13 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.073%) GxP
14 3 (0.073%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.073%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 238 (5.76%) Docker
2 177 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 92 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.56%) XenApp
6 19 (0.46%) Firmware
7 13 (0.31%) vSphere
7 13 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.19%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (0.15%) Snort
11 6 (0.15%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.12%) HDFS
12 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.12%) Varnish
13 4 (0.097%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 101 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 93 (2.25%) Terraform
3 63 (1.52%) SCCM
4 60 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (1.19%) Puppet
6 46 (1.11%) Ansible
7 35 (0.85%) SCOM
8 32 (0.77%) Marathon
8 32 (0.77%) Mesos
9 26 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.36%) HP ALM
11 13 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (0.31%) IBM Guardium
11 13 (0.31%) WSUS
12 12 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.24%) Stealthwatch
14 9 (0.22%) vCenter Server
15 8 (0.19%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 7 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 706 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 319 (7.72%) Google
3 221 (5.35%) SAP
4 201 (4.86%) VMware
5 166 (4.02%) Oracle
6 158 (3.82%) Tableau
7 157 (3.80%) Cisco
8 134 (3.24%) IBM
9 75 (1.81%) Adobe
10 65 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 59 (1.43%) Citrix
12 54 (1.31%) HP
13 50 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
14 43 (1.04%) Teradata
15 40 (0.97%) Symantec
16 38 (0.92%) SolarWinds
16 38 (0.92%) Splunk
17 37 (0.90%) Sitecore
18 36 (0.87%) Juniper
18 36 (0.87%) Red Hat