Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Finance/Credit
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1035 1138 1179
Rank change year-on-year +103 +41 +13
Permanent jobs citing Retail Finance 75 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the General category 0.13% 0.049% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 64 28 12
UK median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £40,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +39.32% -29.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £19,525
90th Percentile £68,500 £90,000 £62,700
UK excluding London median annual salary - £50,000 £21,750
% change year-on-year - +129.89% -56.50%

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 59,250 73,846 74,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.20% 42.85% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45,311 55,693 59,989
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail Finance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Finance in the UK

Retail Finance
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Retail Finance in the UK

Retail Finance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Finance over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail Finance in the UK

Retail Finance
Top 8 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 15 January 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
England +96 73 £50,000 -11.11% 5
London +85 68 £50,000 -23.08% 4
UK excluding London +42 7 - - 2
North of England +31 4 - -
Yorkshire +28 4 - -
Wales - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 75 (100.00%) Finance
1 75 (100.00%) Retail
2 52 (69.33%) Web Services
2 52 (69.33%) Fintech
3 50 (66.67%) Banking
4 49 (65.33%) .NET
5 45 (60.00%) SQL
6 39 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (42.67%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (38.67%) Deadline-Driven
9 29 (38.67%) REST
10 28 (37.33%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (36.00%) SOAP
12 26 (34.67%) C#
13 25 (33.33%) JSON
14 24 (32.00%) OWASP
15 23 (30.67%) Test Automation
16 20 (26.67%) AngularJS
17 18 (24.00%) QA
17 18 (24.00%) Selenium
17 18 (24.00%) NUnit
18 16 (21.33%) Coaching
19 15 (20.00%) Machine Learning
20 14 (18.67%) Test Strategy
20 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
20 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
20 14 (18.67%) Regression Testing
21 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
22 12 (16.00%) Web Development

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 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (5.33%) OpenShift
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Spanner
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) NewSQL
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) NUnit
1 18 (24.00%) Selenium
2 11 (14.67%) Protractor
3 9 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.00%) MbUnit
4 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.00%) MSTest
4 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.67%) VersionOne
General
1 75 (100.00%) Finance
1 75 (100.00%) Retail
2 50 (66.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Business Analyst
5 13 (17.33%) .NET Developer - Fintech
6 12 (16.00%) Junior
6 12 (16.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Junior Developer
7 11 (14.67%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Designer
8 8 (10.67%) QA Tester
8 8 (10.67%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (10.67%) Tester
9 7 (9.33%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (8.00%) Angular Developer
10 6 (8.00%) Automation Tester
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
10 6 (8.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (69.33%) Web Services
2 49 (65.33%) .NET
3 29 (38.67%) REST
4 27 (36.00%) SOAP
5 25 (33.33%) JSON
6 20 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.67%) Entity Framework
9 10 (13.33%) CSS
9 10 (13.33%) HTML
10 6 (8.00%) Spring
10 6 (8.00%) Spring Boot
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.33%) ADO
12 4 (5.33%) Apache Camel
12 4 (5.33%) RESTful
12 4 (5.33%) XML
13 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (69.33%) Fintech
2 28 (37.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.00%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) PMI
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (38.67%) Deadline-Driven
4 24 (32.00%) OWASP
5 23 (30.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (21.33%) Coaching
7 15 (20.00%) Machine Learning
8 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
8 14 (18.67%) Regression Testing
8 14 (18.67%) Test Strategy
9 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (16.00%) Web Development
11 11 (14.67%) SDLC
12 9 (12.00%) DevOps
13 8 (10.67%) MVC
14 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
14 7 (9.33%) Wireframes
15 6 (8.00%) Business Transformation
15 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
15 6 (8.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) SQL
2 26 (34.67%) C#
3 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) Alteryx
3 2 (2.67%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.33%) SAP