Retail Jobs in the UK excluding London

Retailing
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Retail over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 40 45 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,952 3,442 3,701
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.93% 6.23% 4.85%
As % of the General category 9.02% 9.23% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,101 1,851 2,080
10th Percentile £24,960 £31,250 £28,998
25th Percentile £30,000 £40,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £58,625 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £80,000 £77,530
UK median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £58,135
% change year-on-year -20.83% +3.21% +1.99%

All General Skills
UK excluding London

Retail falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 43,805 37,282 46,776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.69% 67.47% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27,566 17,972 24,668
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,200 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Midlands +59 1,110 £41,492 -24.56% 368
North of England -10 1,047 £45,000 -18.18% 469
South East +24 808 £45,000 -18.18% 365
North West +4 589 £45,000 -18.18% 255
West Midlands +56 559 £45,000 -16.67% 183
East Midlands +42 546 £37,500 -31.82% 184
South West -13 400 £47,500 -13.45% 232
East of England +47 383 £47,500 -13.64% 147
Yorkshire -17 313 £45,000 -18.25% 186
North East -2 145 £30,000 -45.45% 36
Scotland -100 119 £48,000 -19.06% 96
Wales -17 61 £37,000 -17.78% 55
Northern Ireland +46 32 £28,000 -36.00% 6
Retail
UK

Retail
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 102 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 35 (0.89%) Microsoft Exchange
3 30 (0.76%) Confluence
4 28 (0.71%) CMS
5 17 (0.43%) WordPress
6 10 (0.25%) SAS
7 9 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (0.20%) Anypoint
8 8 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.20%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.15%) Apache
10 5 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.10%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.076%) IIS
13 2 (0.051%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.051%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.025%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.025%) Umbraco
Applications
1 660 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 541 (13.69%) Microsoft Office
3 266 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 27 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 22 (0.56%) Simulink
8 22 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.40%) Trello
10 15 (0.38%) AutoCAD
11 14 (0.35%) InDesign
12 7 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.18%) Adobe XD
12 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
12 7 (0.18%) Stateflow
13 5 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
14 4 (0.10%) Sketch
14 4 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (1.42%) Magento
2 50 (1.27%) Shopify
3 28 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
7 15 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.38%) ResourceLink
8 10 (0.25%) Misys Midas
9 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.18%) Epicor Tropos
9 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
9 7 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.18%) SAP WM
10 5 (0.13%) NEC Housing
10 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.13%) SAP MDG
10 5 (0.13%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.13%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 487 (12.32%) Azure
2 258 (6.53%) Power Platform
3 211 (5.34%) AWS
4 207 (5.24%) Microsoft 365
5 104 (2.63%) SaaS
6 72 (1.82%) Azure DevOps
7 71 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
8 65 (1.64%) GCP
9 31 (0.78%) Power Automate
10 29 (0.73%) Entra ID
11 24 (0.61%) GitHub
11 24 (0.61%) PowerApps
12 22 (0.56%) Serverless
12 22 (0.56%) WhatsApp
13 19 (0.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 19 (0.48%) Google Analytics
14 18 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
14 18 (0.46%) GitHub Actions
15 17 (0.43%) OneDrive
16 15 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.13%) Firewall
2 63 (1.59%) Internet
3 62 (1.57%) LAN
3 62 (1.57%) WAN
4 61 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 53 (1.34%) Broadband
6 39 (0.99%) Wireless
7 35 (0.89%) Intranet
8 30 (0.76%) Network Security
9 25 (0.63%) VPN
10 23 (0.58%) VoIP
11 20 (0.51%) DNS
11 20 (0.51%) TCP/IP
12 18 (0.46%) SD-WAN
12 18 (0.46%) WLAN
13 14 (0.35%) VLAN
14 13 (0.33%) DHCP
15 11 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
16 10 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 234 (5.92%) Power BI
3 146 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (1.87%) MySQL
6 59 (1.49%) Tableau
7 42 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 40 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 35 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (0.53%) Data Lake
13 19 (0.48%) BigQuery
14 18 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (0.43%) DynamoDB
16 16 (0.40%) Big Data
16 16 (0.40%) Redis
17 14 (0.35%) Power Query
18 11 (0.28%) MS Access
19 9 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 112 (2.83%) Git
2 82 (2.07%) JIRA
3 28 (0.71%) GitLab
3 28 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 27 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.25%) JMeter
6 9 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.23%) JBehave
6 9 (0.23%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.20%) webpack
8 7 (0.18%) gulp
8 7 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.15%) IntelliJ
9 6 (0.15%) JUnit
9 6 (0.15%) Selenium
9 6 (0.15%) Subversion
10 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 1,561 (39.50%) Social Skills
2 1,168 (29.55%) Finance
3 863 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
4 495 (12.53%) Marketing
5 313 (7.92%) Presentation Skills
6 299 (7.57%) Legal
7 186 (4.71%) Manufacturing
8 167 (4.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 139 (3.52%) Public Sector
10 123 (3.11%) Organisational Skills
11 106 (2.68%) Telecoms
12 95 (2.40%) German Language
13 83 (2.10%) Banking
14 70 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
15 63 (1.59%) Billing
16 46 (1.16%) Automotive
17 44 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
18 40 (1.01%) Local Government
19 37 (0.94%) Games
20 35 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 614 (15.54%) Analyst
2 387 (9.79%) Developer
3 365 (9.24%) Senior
4 284 (7.19%) Development Manager
5 203 (5.14%) Lead
6 199 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 192 (4.86%) Project Manager
8 173 (4.38%) Architect
9 169 (4.28%) Consultant
10 116 (2.94%) Business Manager
11 111 (2.81%) Graduate
12 109 (2.76%) IT Manager
13 102 (2.58%) Business Development Manager
14 100 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 95 (2.40%) Data Analyst
16 92 (2.33%) Software Engineer
17 86 (2.18%) Senior Developer
18 80 (2.02%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 78 (1.97%) Administrator
19 78 (1.97%) Principal Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (4.73%) .NET
2 160 (4.05%) HTML
3 156 (3.95%) CSS
4 103 (2.61%) React
5 95 (2.40%) .NET Core
6 75 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 74 (1.87%) Vue
8 68 (1.72%) Node.js
9 61 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 60 (1.52%) REST
11 58 (1.47%) Web Services
12 57 (1.44%) .NET Framework
13 51 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 47 (1.19%) JSON
15 45 (1.14%) RESTful
16 44 (1.11%) Entity Framework
16 44 (1.11%) XML
17 36 (0.91%) Laravel
18 32 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 268 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
2 266 (6.73%) Onboarding
3 205 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 115 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 91 (2.30%) EPoS
6 88 (2.23%) FMCG
7 82 (2.07%) Product Ownership
8 80 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 61 (1.54%) PMI
11 57 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 51 (1.29%) Smart Meter
13 47 (1.19%) Cloud Native
14 46 (1.16%) Social Media
15 34 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 33 (0.84%) STB
17 30 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
17 30 (0.76%) NHS
18 28 (0.71%) CCTV
18 28 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 228 (5.77%) Windows
2 86 (2.18%) Windows Server
3 75 (1.90%) Linux
4 42 (1.06%) Windows 10
5 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (0.51%) Android
7 19 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 19 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
8 17 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.33%) Unix
11 11 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.23%) AIX
14 7 (0.18%) VMS
15 5 (0.13%) CentOS
15 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.10%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.076%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,032 (26.11%) Problem-Solving
2 784 (19.84%) Agile
3 699 (17.69%) Customer Service
4 573 (14.50%) Logistics
5 435 (11.01%) Mentoring
6 405 (10.25%) Business Development
7 400 (10.12%) E-Commerce
8 392 (9.92%) Decision-Making
9 352 (8.91%) Project Management
10 328 (8.30%) Data Analysis
10 328 (8.30%) Data Management
11 320 (8.10%) Coaching
12 319 (8.07%) Mathematics
13 292 (7.39%) Roadmaps
14 284 (7.19%) Analytics
15 281 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
16 259 (6.55%) Facilities Management
17 254 (6.43%) CAD
18 249 (6.30%) Customer Requirements
19 248 (6.28%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 461 (11.66%) SQL
2 221 (5.59%) JavaScript
3 182 (4.61%) C#
4 169 (4.28%) Python
5 126 (3.19%) PHP
6 118 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 53 (1.34%) Java
8 37 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 35 (0.89%) R
10 33 (0.84%) C
10 33 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 33 (0.84%) VBA
11 30 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 27 (0.68%) MATLAB
13 22 (0.56%) VB
14 21 (0.53%) Go
15 19 (0.48%) Ruby
16 17 (0.43%) Bash
17 16 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions
18 9 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 792 (20.04%) Degree
2 255 (6.45%) DBS Check
3 248 (6.28%) HNC
4 89 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 69 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 50 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 49 (1.24%) CIMA
8 47 (1.19%) ACCA
9 44 (1.11%) CCNP
10 40 (1.01%) SC Cleared
11 37 (0.94%) CISSP
12 34 (0.86%) Master's Degree
13 31 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
14 30 (0.76%) DV Cleared
15 27 (0.68%) CCNA
16 25 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (0.58%) AWS Certification
18 20 (0.51%) CIPD
19 19 (0.48%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.14%) QA
2 127 (3.21%) SLA
3 70 (1.77%) GDPR
4 50 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 45 (1.14%) PMO
6 43 (1.09%) NIST
7 34 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 32 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.40%) Accessibility
11 12 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.18%) Automotive SPICE
13 7 (0.18%) ISO 14000
13 7 (0.18%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.18%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.18%) ISO 26262
13 7 (0.18%) NEBOSH
14 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 147 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.85%) Docker
3 40 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.89%) Firmware
5 30 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.076%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.076%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.051%) KVM
10 2 (0.051%) vSphere
11 1 (0.025%) IAG
Systems Management
1 64 (1.62%) Kubernetes
2 50 (1.27%) Terraform
3 30 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (0.56%) Progress Chef
5 19 (0.48%) Ansible
6 16 (0.40%) Puppet
7 13 (0.33%) Grafana
8 11 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.23%) CASB
10 5 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.13%) Kibana
11 4 (0.10%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.10%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.076%) Functional Safety
12 3 (0.076%) SCCM
12 3 (0.076%) SCOM
12 3 (0.076%) SELinux
12 3 (0.076%) Sysprep
12 3 (0.076%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1,047 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 124 (3.14%) Google
3 104 (2.63%) SAP
4 66 (1.67%) Virgin Media
5 61 (1.54%) Cisco
6 59 (1.49%) VMware
7 58 (1.47%) Adobe
7 58 (1.47%) Oracle
8 47 (1.19%) IBM
9 46 (1.16%) NEC
10 38 (0.96%) Salesforce
11 34 (0.86%) Dell
12 33 (0.84%) Databricks
13 29 (0.73%) HP
14 28 (0.71%) NetApp
15 27 (0.68%) Northgate
16 23 (0.58%) MuleSoft
17 21 (0.53%) Citrix
18 18 (0.46%) Openreach
19 17 (0.43%) Sage