Period
to 12 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for E-Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited E-Commerce over the 6 months to 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 93 80
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 -16
Permanent jobs citing E-Commerce 3,481 3,215 5,307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.93% 3.26% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 3.53% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,567 2,591 4,089
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £38,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

E-Commerce is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 82,170 90,973 134,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.70% 92.30% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61,821 73,105 106,302
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce.

Salary trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing E-Commerce over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the UK over the 6 months to 12 May 2021. 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
England +19 3,210 £54,500 -0.91% 667
UK excluding London +31 1,918 £45,000 - 494
London +11 1,365 £65,000 - 205
Work from Home +14 779 £52,500 -19.23% 175
North of England +27 622 £47,500 +5.56% 161
South East +69 439 £50,000 - 89
North West +16 373 £50,000 +5.26% 106
Midlands +36 307 £42,500 -5.56% 105
South West +21 286 £42,500 -3.41% 59
Yorkshire +48 213 £42,500 +6.25% 47
West Midlands +14 168 £45,000 - 57
East of England -13 146 £55,000 -4.35% 47
East Midlands +34 136 £40,000 -8.57% 48
Scotland +10 83 £41,250 -6.25% 16
North East -17 36 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Wales +29 26 £35,500 -10.89% 16
Northern Ireland +14 9 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, IT jobs citing E-Commerce 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 with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1,350 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1,281 (36.80%) JavaScript
3 952 (27.35%) Retail
4 924 (26.54%) HTML
5 898 (25.80%) CSS
6 696 (19.99%) Social Skills
7 684 (19.65%) AWS
8 662 (19.02%) PHP
9 632 (18.16%) Marketing
10 612 (17.58%) DevOps
11 557 (16.00%) Azure
12 526 (15.11%) React
13 508 (14.59%) SQL
14 506 (14.54%) User Experience
15 461 (13.24%) Git (software)
16 444 (12.75%) MySQL
17 438 (12.58%) Web Development
17 438 (12.58%) Microservices
18 413 (11.86%) Scrum
19 411 (11.81%) C#
20 391 (11.23%) .NET
21 385 (11.06%) TDD
22 383 (11.00%) Software Engineering
23 366 (10.51%) Node.js
24 346 (9.94%) Analytics
25 342 (9.82%) Docker
25 342 (9.82%) Java
26 331 (9.51%) Linux
27 327 (9.39%) Microsoft
28 324 (9.31%) Front End Development

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 300 (8.62%) CMS
2 148 (4.25%) WordPress
3 91 (2.61%) Confluence
4 83 (2.38%) Apache
5 81 (2.33%) IIS
6 64 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 59 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 58 (1.67%) Drupal
9 51 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
10 45 (1.29%) nginx
11 31 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 31 (0.89%) EPiServer
12 29 (0.83%) Kentico
13 22 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 20 (0.57%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.55%) Headless CMS
15 19 (0.55%) SharePoint
16 18 (0.52%) Tomcat
17 13 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
17 13 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 38 (1.09%) Sketch
5 34 (0.98%) Figma
6 25 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (0.32%) InVision
9 11 (0.32%) Zeplin
10 9 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.26%) SPSS
11 8 (0.23%) InDesign
12 6 (0.17%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.14%) Adobe XD
13 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.086%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.086%) Flinto
14 3 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 275 (7.90%) Magento
2 169 (4.85%) Shopify
3 47 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
4 29 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
5 26 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (0.69%) NetSuite
7 22 (0.63%) nopCommerce
8 13 (0.37%) SAP Business One
9 12 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.14%) OpenCart
11 5 (0.14%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 3 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
13 3 (0.086%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
14 2 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
14 2 (0.057%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 2 (0.057%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 684 (19.65%) AWS
2 557 (16.00%) Azure
3 226 (6.49%) GCP
4 177 (5.08%) Serverless
5 174 (5.00%) SaaS
6 110 (3.16%) Google Analytics
7 101 (2.90%) GitHub
8 81 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
9 66 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
10 63 (1.81%) Power Platform
11 59 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
12 58 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
13 53 (1.52%) Amazon S3
14 41 (1.18%) PaaS
15 35 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
16 30 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (0.83%) Azure Functions
18 27 (0.78%) Azure Service Bus
19 25 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
20 24 (0.69%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.55%) Firewall
1 54 (1.55%) Network Security
2 41 (1.18%) LAN
2 41 (1.18%) WAN
3 38 (1.09%) DNS
4 33 (0.95%) Internet
5 31 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.78%) HTTP
7 26 (0.75%) Intranet
8 23 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (0.55%) VLAN
10 16 (0.46%) FTP
11 15 (0.43%) DHCP
12 12 (0.34%) SAN
12 12 (0.34%) SSL
13 9 (0.26%) VoIP
13 9 (0.26%) VPN
14 8 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (12.75%) MySQL
2 277 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 125 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
4 109 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 104 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 75 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 72 (2.07%) Big Data
8 66 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (1.52%) Power BI
10 52 (1.49%) Redis
11 45 (1.29%) Tableau
12 38 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (0.80%) MariaDB
15 27 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
16 24 (0.69%) Snowflake Schema
17 22 (0.63%) Data Lake
17 22 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 461 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 229 (6.58%) JIRA
3 151 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 56 (1.61%) Selenium
5 54 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 50 (1.44%) Cypress.io
7 46 (1.32%) GitLab
8 44 (1.26%) webpack
9 41 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 41 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 40 (1.15%) gulp
11 38 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 26 (0.75%) Subversion
14 24 (0.69%) Vagrant
15 23 (0.66%) Postman
16 22 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (0.60%) Mocha
18 18 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 952 (27.35%) Retail
2 696 (19.99%) Social Skills
3 632 (18.16%) Marketing
4 311 (8.93%) Finance
5 214 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (2.96%) Games
7 56 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 55 (1.58%) Law
9 54 (1.55%) Advertising
10 51 (1.47%) Automotive
11 49 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
12 47 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
13 41 (1.18%) Electronics
14 39 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
15 37 (1.06%) Banking
16 31 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
16 31 (0.89%) Legal
17 28 (0.80%) Brand Awareness
18 26 (0.75%) Publishing
19 24 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,375 (39.50%) Developer
2 303 (8.70%) PHP Developer
3 279 (8.01%) Senior Developer
4 235 (6.75%) Analyst
5 221 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 196 (5.63%) Designer
7 174 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 162 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 157 (4.51%) Software Engineer
10 152 (4.37%) Architect
11 149 (4.28%) E-Commerce Developer
12 130 (3.73%) Web Developer
13 123 (3.53%) React Developer
14 120 (3.45%) .NET Developer
15 112 (3.22%) Web Designer
16 109 (3.13%) Software Developer
17 103 (2.96%) Senior Manager
18 99 (2.84%) Business Analyst
19 96 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
20 93 (2.67%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 924 (26.54%) HTML
2 898 (25.80%) CSS
3 526 (15.11%) React
4 391 (11.23%) .NET
5 366 (10.51%) Node.js
6 322 (9.25%) AngularJS
7 268 (7.70%) Vue.js
8 239 (6.87%) REST
9 226 (6.49%) HTML5
10 219 (6.29%) jQuery
11 215 (6.18%) Web Services
12 203 (5.83%) Laravel
13 187 (5.37%) RESTful
14 182 (5.23%) Sass
15 176 (5.06%) .NET Core
16 145 (4.17%) Spring
17 140 (4.02%) ASP.NET
18 133 (3.82%) CSS3
19 118 (3.39%) LAMP
20 117 (3.36%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 506 (14.54%) User Experience
2 215 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 178 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
4 150 (4.31%) Blog
5 121 (3.48%) iPad
6 93 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 60 (1.72%) Social Media
8 48 (1.38%) FMCG
9 43 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 35 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 31 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 30 (0.86%) Cloud Native
15 29 (0.83%) Life Science
16 25 (0.72%) EPoS
17 18 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 18 (0.52%) Online Games
18 17 (0.49%) e-Learning
18 17 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 331 (9.51%) Linux
2 156 (4.48%) Windows
3 147 (4.22%) Android
4 144 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 73 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 57 (1.64%) Unix
7 35 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 21 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.49%) CentOS
11 17 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.14%) Debian
15 3 (0.086%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.086%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,350 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (17.58%) DevOps
3 438 (12.58%) Microservices
3 438 (12.58%) Web Development
4 413 (11.86%) Scrum
5 385 (11.06%) TDD
6 383 (11.00%) Software Engineering
7 346 (9.94%) Analytics
8 324 (9.31%) Front End Development
9 323 (9.28%) MVC
10 294 (8.45%) Project Management
11 277 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
12 243 (6.98%) Mentoring
13 226 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
14 217 (6.23%) B2B
15 216 (6.21%) B2C
16 215 (6.18%) ERP
17 206 (5.92%) OOP
18 202 (5.80%) CRM
19 182 (5.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,281 (36.80%) JavaScript
2 662 (19.02%) PHP
3 508 (14.59%) SQL
4 411 (11.81%) C#
5 342 (9.82%) Java
6 305 (8.76%) Python
7 236 (6.78%) TypeScript
8 107 (3.07%) Ruby
9 66 (1.90%) Kotlin
10 63 (1.81%) Go
11 62 (1.78%) PHP 7
12 55 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 52 (1.49%) Java 8
14 49 (1.41%) ES6
15 46 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.01%) Apple Swift
17 30 (0.86%) Objective-C
18 28 (0.80%) T-SQL
19 27 (0.78%) Scala
20 23 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 212 (6.09%) Degree
2 53 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (0.49%) CCNP
6 17 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (0.49%) PMP
7 15 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.26%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.26%) CCNA
9 9 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (0.23%) MCSE
10 8 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.14%) ACCA
11 5 (0.14%) ISEB
12 4 (0.11%) CIMA
12 4 (0.11%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (5.40%) QA
2 58 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (1.49%) GDPR
4 31 (0.89%) PMO
5 19 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.52%) SLA
7 15 (0.43%) WAI
8 12 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (0.26%) WCAG
10 5 (0.14%) NIST
10 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.11%) NCSC
12 1 (0.029%) GRC
System Software
1 342 (9.82%) Docker
2 48 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.32%) vSphere
6 9 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.23%) Shibboleth
8 7 (0.20%) Xen
9 6 (0.17%) Firmware
10 5 (0.14%) Varnish
11 3 (0.086%) Ceph
11 3 (0.086%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.057%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.057%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.029%) LXC
Systems Management
1 207 (5.95%) Kubernetes
2 139 (3.99%) Terraform
3 48 (1.38%) Ansible
4 41 (1.18%) SCCM
5 23 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (0.66%) Nagios
5 23 (0.66%) Puppet
6 22 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (0.57%) Packer
8 18 (0.52%) Consul
8 18 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.17%) Grafana
11 6 (0.17%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.17%) vRealize
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
12 5 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 327 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 310 (8.91%) Google
3 148 (4.25%) Adobe
4 136 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (2.50%) SAP
6 71 (2.04%) hybris
7 70 (2.01%) VMware
8 67 (1.92%) Oracle
9 61 (1.75%) Zend
10 59 (1.69%) Sitecore
11 54 (1.55%) Cisco
12 41 (1.18%) WooCommerce
13 35 (1.01%) Meraki
14 31 (0.89%) Apple
15 24 (0.69%) JD Edwards
16 22 (0.63%) Atlassian
16 22 (0.63%) Facebook
17 19 (0.55%) Red Hat
18 18 (0.52%) Demandware
19 17 (0.49%) Elastic Path