Period
to 7 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Finance in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Finance over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Finance/Credit
UK
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 948 741 1039
Rank change year-on-year -207 +298 +67
Permanent jobs citing Retail Finance 101 2 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the General category 0.13% 0.007% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 55 1 22
10th Percentile £33,750 " £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £58,750 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +56.25% -20.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £99,500 " £65,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 - £35,000

Retail Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75,895 28,441 73,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.38% 50.64% 55.02%
Number of salaries quoted 47,553 23,134 56,424
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,150 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +0.96%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

Retail Finance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Retail Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Finance in the UK

Retail Finance
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail Finance.

Salary trend for Retail Finance in the UK

Retail Finance
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail Finance over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail Finance in the UK

Retail Finance
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Finance within the UK over the 6 months to 7 December 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 -212 91 £70,000 +12.00% 3
London -145 76 £85,000 +36.00%
Work from Home -210 35 £70,000 +12.00%
UK excluding London -189 20 £40,000 - 4
North of England - 9 £40,000 - 1
North West - 9 £40,000 -
South East - 5 £60,000 -
Wales - 3 £25,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Retail Finance 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 Retail Finance.

1 101 (100.00%) Retail
2 86 (85.15%) Finance
3 58 (57.43%) Kubernetes
4 54 (53.47%) JavaScript
5 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (49.50%) React
6 50 (49.50%) Fintech
6 50 (49.50%) TypeScript
6 50 (49.50%) AWS
7 43 (42.57%) Jenkins
8 40 (39.60%) Docker
9 39 (38.61%) PHP
10 37 (36.63%) DevOps
11 35 (34.65%) Go
12 34 (33.66%) Refactoring
13 33 (32.67%) Social Skills
14 32 (31.68%) Full Stack Development
14 32 (31.68%) Terraform
15 31 (30.69%) Skype
15 31 (30.69%) WorldPay
16 30 (29.70%) Kafka
16 30 (29.70%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (25.74%) Ansible
17 26 (25.74%) MySQL
18 22 (21.78%) GraphQL
18 22 (21.78%) Node.js
19 21 (20.79%) Java
20 17 (16.83%) Spring
20 17 (16.83%) Legacy Code
21 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce

Retail Finance
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 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (2.97%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (49.50%) AWS
2 12 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (11.88%) GitHub
2 12 (11.88%) Serverless
3 4 (3.96%) Azure
3 4 (3.96%) GCP
3 4 (3.96%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) Skype
2 3 (2.97%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) VoIP
2 3 (2.97%) VPN
3 2 (1.98%) DHCP
3 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 43 (42.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) Subversion
2 12 (11.88%) webpack
3 4 (3.96%) Cypress.io
3 4 (3.96%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 101 (100.00%) Retail
2 86 (85.15%) Finance
3 33 (32.67%) Social Skills
4 8 (7.92%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (4.95%) Banking
6 4 (3.96%) Games
7 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.99%) Legal
9 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (21.78%) Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Lead DevOps
3 12 (11.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (7.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Junior
7 6 (5.94%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (5.94%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) React Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior React Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.96%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) React
2 30 (29.70%) Kafka
3 22 (21.78%) GraphQL
3 22 (21.78%) Node.js
4 17 (16.83%) Spring
5 12 (11.88%) Enzyme
5 12 (11.88%) Jest
5 12 (11.88%) JMS
5 12 (11.88%) JMX
5 12 (11.88%) Redux
5 12 (11.88%) Serverless Framework
5 12 (11.88%) Spring Boot
6 10 (9.90%) Next.js
7 5 (4.95%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.95%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.96%) Smart Contracts
8 4 (3.96%) WebdriverIO
9 2 (1.98%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Legacy Code
2 12 (11.88%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (11.88%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.88%) User Experience
3 8 (7.92%) Cloud Native
3 8 (7.92%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (49.50%) Fintech
3 37 (36.63%) DevOps
4 34 (33.66%) Refactoring
5 32 (31.68%) Full Stack Development
6 30 (29.70%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.86%) SDLC
9 12 (11.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 12 (11.88%) Data Protection
9 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.90%) Task-Oriented
11 9 (8.91%) Microservices
12 8 (7.92%) Time Management
13 7 (6.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 7 (6.93%) Front End Development
14 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure as Code
15 5 (4.95%) Agile Coaching
15 5 (4.95%) Coaching
15 5 (4.95%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 50 (49.50%) TypeScript
3 39 (38.61%) PHP
4 35 (34.65%) Go
5 21 (20.79%) Java
6 5 (4.95%) Scala
7 4 (3.96%) Rust
7 4 (3.96%) Solidity
8 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.98%) Python
9 2 (1.98%) SQL
9 2 (1.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) QA
System Software
1 40 (39.60%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (57.43%) Kubernetes
2 32 (31.68%) Terraform
3 26 (25.74%) Ansible
4 2 (1.98%) Pingdom
4 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) WorldPay
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) IBM
4 3 (2.97%) Apple
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco
4 3 (2.97%) Meraki
4 3 (2.97%) Palo Alto
4 3 (2.97%) Sophos
4 3 (2.97%) Splunk
5 2 (1.98%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.98%) Carbon Black
5 2 (1.98%) CrowdStrike
5 2 (1.98%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds