Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9935 11097 13751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.53% 5.93% 6.29%
As % of the General category 12.55% 13.89% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7793 8866 9865
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 79173 79903 98578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 42.72% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57816 65045 78768
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,970 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the UK

Retail
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Retail in the UK

Retail
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in the UK

Retail
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -9 9531 £50,000 -4.76% 809
UK excluding London -7 5457 £45,000 -2.17% 517
London -22 4210 £60,000 - 310
North of England +9 1510 £42,500 - 205
South East +4 1284 £45,000 -10.00% 84
Midlands -6 1223 £41,250 -8.33% 98
North West +17 917 £44,000 +3.53% 115
East of England +5 836 £50,000 - 76
West Midlands -4 791 £40,000 -4.76% 51
Yorkshire +1 542 £43,000 -4.44% 84
South West -20 431 £45,000 -10.00% 35
East Midlands -12 420 £45,000 - 47
Scotland -31 155 £52,500 +16.67% 16
Wales +45 95 £34,000 -15.00% 3
North East +8 51 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Northern Ireland -27 15 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Retail.

1 3457 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2594 (26.11%) Finance
3 2290 (23.05%) E-Commerce
4 1785 (17.97%) JavaScript
5 1768 (17.80%) SQL
6 1468 (14.78%) HTML
7 1396 (14.05%) Java
8 1384 (13.93%) Microsoft
9 1373 (13.82%) CSS
10 1310 (13.19%) Scrum
11 1205 (12.13%) .NET
12 1204 (12.12%) Degree
13 1149 (11.57%) C#
14 1147 (11.55%) Marketing
15 1123 (11.30%) SQL Server
16 1094 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
17 1060 (10.67%) SAP
18 1018 (10.25%) Project Management
19 899 (9.05%) TDD
20 881 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
21 796 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
22 781 (7.86%) Banking
23 766 (7.71%) Oracle
24 753 (7.58%) Analytics
25 750 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
26 726 (7.31%) Manufacturing
27 717 (7.22%) MVC
28 713 (7.18%) User Experience
29 707 (7.12%) Windows
30 699 (7.04%) Linux

Retail
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
1 243 (2.45%) CMS
2 201 (2.02%) SAS
3 182 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 169 (1.70%) Apache
5 160 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 141 (1.42%) JBoss
7 129 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 123 (1.24%) Confluence
9 110 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 94 (0.95%) MS Exchange
11 91 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 89 (0.90%) Drupal
13 76 (0.76%) WordPress
14 75 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 71 (0.71%) IIS
16 63 (0.63%) OpenStack
17 56 (0.56%) Mule
17 56 (0.56%) nginx
18 54 (0.54%) Apache Solr
18 54 (0.54%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 294 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 279 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 114 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 111 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 85 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 74 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 68 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
8 56 (0.56%) SPSS
9 46 (0.46%) InVision
10 41 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 37 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
12 20 (0.20%) Chatbot
13 17 (0.17%) InDesign
14 9 (0.091%) Mathematica
14 9 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
15 7 (0.070%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.070%) Camtasia
15 7 (0.070%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.070%) Revit
16 6 (0.060%) Autodesk Smoke
Business Applications
1 230 (2.32%) Magento
2 194 (1.95%) SAP Retail
3 180 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
4 157 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 127 (1.28%) SAP SD
6 109 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 102 (1.03%) SAP MM
8 99 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
9 92 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
10 83 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
11 64 (0.64%) SAP SCM
12 63 (0.63%) SAP CAR
13 59 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
14 55 (0.55%) NetSuite
15 53 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
16 52 (0.52%) SAP FI
17 48 (0.48%) SAP CO
17 48 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
17 48 (0.48%) SAP POS DM
18 47 (0.47%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 750 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 550 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 334 (3.36%) SaaS
4 226 (2.27%) Office 365
5 119 (1.20%) GitHub
6 108 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 103 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
8 97 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 83 (0.84%) Google Analytics
10 81 (0.82%) PaaS
11 78 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 66 (0.66%) IaaS
13 48 (0.48%) npm
14 34 (0.34%) AdWords
15 30 (0.30%) Google Play
16 26 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
16 26 (0.26%) G Suite
17 25 (0.25%) Amazon S3
18 24 (0.24%) Serverless
19 23 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 156 (1.57%) Internet
2 155 (1.56%) Firewall
3 149 (1.50%) LAN
4 145 (1.46%) WAN
5 125 (1.26%) DNS
6 105 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 93 (0.94%) DHCP
8 92 (0.93%) HTTP
9 90 (0.91%) VPN
10 72 (0.72%) ATM
11 68 (0.68%) VoIP
12 64 (0.64%) Network Security
13 60 (0.60%) Wireless
14 59 (0.59%) SAN
15 51 (0.51%) RFID
16 48 (0.48%) VLAN
17 46 (0.46%) MPLS
18 41 (0.41%) Skype
19 36 (0.36%) WLAN
20 35 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1123 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 594 (5.98%) MySQL
3 421 (4.24%) Big Data
4 345 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 318 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 314 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 286 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 272 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 244 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 204 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 198 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 134 (1.35%) Power BI
13 132 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 119 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 106 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
16 104 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 99 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 96 (0.97%) QlikView
19 87 (0.88%) Redis
20 86 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 651 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 448 (4.51%) JIRA
3 343 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 288 (2.90%) Selenium
5 163 (1.64%) JUnit
6 159 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 153 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 141 (1.42%) gulp
9 117 (1.18%) Subversion
10 116 (1.17%) Maven
10 116 (1.17%) NUnit
11 105 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 91 (0.92%) WebDriver
13 89 (0.90%) webpack
14 85 (0.86%) Grunt
15 82 (0.83%) Jasmine
16 74 (0.74%) PHPUnit
17 67 (0.67%) SoapUI
18 64 (0.64%) TeamCity
19 63 (0.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 2594 (26.11%) Finance
2 1147 (11.55%) Marketing
3 781 (7.86%) Banking
4 726 (7.31%) Manufacturing
5 556 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 328 (3.30%) Automotive
7 269 (2.71%) Advertising
8 244 (2.46%) Games
9 225 (2.26%) Electronics
10 211 (2.12%) Publishing
11 164 (1.65%) Legal
12 143 (1.44%) Back Office
13 113 (1.14%) Billing
14 111 (1.12%) Investment Banking
15 82 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 73 (0.73%) Law
16 73 (0.73%) Retail Banking
17 63 (0.63%) Financial Institution
18 57 (0.57%) Online Betting
19 51 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2605 (26.22%) Developer
2 1636 (16.47%) Analyst
3 804 (8.09%) Consultant
4 751 (7.56%) Business Analyst
5 697 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 677 (6.81%) Architect
7 501 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 459 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 411 (4.14%) Senior Developer
10 374 (3.76%) SAP Consultant
11 345 (3.47%) C# Developer
12 342 (3.44%) PHP Developer
13 328 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 307 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
15 290 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
16 260 (2.62%) Senior Manager
17 257 (2.59%) IT Manager
18 253 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
19 230 (2.32%) Software Developer
20 219 (2.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1468 (14.78%) HTML
2 1373 (13.82%) CSS
3 1205 (12.13%) .NET
4 693 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 645 (6.49%) HTML5
6 608 (6.12%) jQuery
7 586 (5.90%) Web Services
8 511 (5.14%) ASP.NET
9 464 (4.67%) XML
10 442 (4.45%) Node.js
11 414 (4.17%) REST
12 374 (3.76%) Spring
13 346 (3.48%) React
14 332 (3.34%) JSON
15 322 (3.24%) CSS3
16 289 (2.91%) RESTful
17 265 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 265 (2.67%) Sass
18 237 (2.39%) .NET Framework
18 237 (2.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1094 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 713 (7.18%) User Experience
3 424 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 338 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 304 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 280 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 277 (2.79%) EPoS
8 270 (2.72%) FMCG
9 198 (1.99%) iPad
10 196 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
11 192 (1.93%) Data Centre
12 118 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 105 (1.06%) Life Science
14 101 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 98 (0.99%) Fintech
16 97 (0.98%) Social Media
17 75 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 70 (0.70%) Virtual Team
19 57 (0.57%) Online Games
20 56 (0.56%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 707 (7.12%) Windows
2 699 (7.04%) Linux
3 321 (3.23%) Android
4 235 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 232 (2.34%) Unix
6 231 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 109 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 85 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 78 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 48 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.20%) AIX
16 16 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.13%) CentOS
19 12 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
19 12 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3457 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2290 (23.05%) E-Commerce
3 1310 (13.19%) Scrum
4 1018 (10.25%) Project Management
5 899 (9.05%) TDD
6 881 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 796 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
8 753 (7.58%) Analytics
9 717 (7.22%) MVC
10 637 (6.41%) OO
11 625 (6.29%) DevOps
12 603 (6.07%) SDLC
13 600 (6.04%) Test Automation
14 593 (5.97%) Web Development
15 589 (5.93%) Software Engineering
16 572 (5.76%) BDD
17 560 (5.64%) Mentoring
18 549 (5.53%) Business Analysis
19 543 (5.47%) CRM
20 506 (5.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1785 (17.97%) JavaScript
2 1768 (17.80%) SQL
3 1396 (14.05%) Java
4 1149 (11.57%) C#
5 667 (6.71%) PHP
6 594 (5.98%) Python
7 323 (3.25%) T-SQL
8 243 (2.45%) C
9 186 (1.87%) Ruby
10 166 (1.67%) Scala
11 137 (1.38%) C++
12 115 (1.16%) ABAP
12 115 (1.16%) R
13 107 (1.08%) ES6
14 102 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 89 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 85 (0.86%) PowerShell
17 83 (0.84%) PL/SQL
18 79 (0.80%) Bash Shell
19 70 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 1204 (12.12%) Degree
2 182 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 150 (1.51%) ISEB
4 107 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 102 (1.03%) CISSP
6 85 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 84 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 83 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 70 (0.70%) CISM
11 67 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 55 (0.55%) PMP
13 54 (0.54%) CCNA
13 54 (0.54%) Security Cleared
14 53 (0.53%) APMP
15 44 (0.44%) CISA
16 39 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 36 (0.36%) CCNP
17 36 (0.36%) PhD
18 33 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 597 (6.01%) QA
2 160 (1.61%) PMO
3 143 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 138 (1.39%) SLA
5 123 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 106 (1.07%) GDPR
7 105 (1.06%) Data Quality
8 33 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.24%) COBIT
10 19 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.14%) BS25999
12 12 (0.12%) GCP
13 8 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.070%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.060%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.060%) MiFID
15 6 (0.060%) PSD2
16 5 (0.050%) NIST 800
17 4 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.040%) Val IT
System Software
1 298 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 248 (2.50%) Docker
3 146 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.27%) vSphere
6 25 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 21 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 21 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.20%) HDFS
9 18 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.091%) KVM
11 9 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.081%) Ceph
12 8 (0.081%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.070%) Samba
13 7 (0.070%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.070%) XenApp
13 7 (0.070%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 194 (1.95%) Puppet
2 138 (1.39%) Ansible
3 124 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 65 (0.65%) SCCM
6 54 (0.54%) Terraform
7 29 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 26 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 24 (0.24%) Capistrano
10 20 (0.20%) Mesos
11 18 (0.18%) WSUS
12 17 (0.17%) Kibana
13 15 (0.15%) SCOM
14 12 (0.12%) Data Guard
14 12 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (0.11%) Marathon
15 11 (0.11%) Salt
16 9 (0.091%) Failover Clustering
16 9 (0.091%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1384 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 1060 (10.67%) SAP
3 766 (7.71%) Oracle
4 341 (3.43%) Google
5 247 (2.49%) VMware
6 245 (2.47%) hybris
7 208 (2.09%) Tableau
8 149 (1.50%) Cisco
9 140 (1.41%) Apple
10 139 (1.40%) Adobe
10 139 (1.40%) IBM
11 125 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 88 (0.89%) Demandware
13 81 (0.82%) ATG
14 73 (0.73%) Zend
15 71 (0.71%) HP
16 70 (0.70%) Cognizant
17 66 (0.66%) Citrix
18 58 (0.58%) JD Edwards
19 54 (0.54%) Twitter