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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5939 5528 6546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.66% 5.61% 5.98%
As % of the General category 15.69% 13.10% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 4324 4649
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37855 42188 48785
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.46% 42.84% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28883 34557 38629
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Retail as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in the UK

Retail
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 5731 £52,500 -3.22% 763
London +15 3402 £62,500 +4.16% 359
South East -6 530 £47,500 -5.00% 79
North West -1 471 £42,500 -2.29% 81
West Midlands -6 379 £40,000 - 53
East of England -19 332 £50,000 -4.76% 59
Manchester -10 300 £42,500 -5.55% 58
City of London -20 234 £59,000 -5.60% 55
Yorkshire -16 233 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Hertfordshire -10 182 £50,000 +5.26% 28
South West -20 179 £45,000 -25.00% 32
East Midlands -20 167 £45,000 -7.21% 39
Birmingham 0 159 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Yorkshire -11 155 £55,000 +15.78% 31
Hampshire -6 130 £44,000 +3.52% 21
Berkshire +5 125 £61,250 +4.97% 23
Scotland -28 108 £50,000 +2.56% 31
Leeds -20 97 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Surrey +28 89 £56,250 +25.00% 10
Bedfordshire +4 89 £55,000 -8.33% 18
Cheshire +9 85 £48,250 +35.91% 10
Nottinghamshire +11 81 £52,500 +8.24% 14
Edinburgh -23 70 £52,500 +5.00% 27
Nottingham +7 64 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Buckinghamshire -23 64 £47,000 -6.00% 12
Watford -7 62 £53,750 +19.44% 8
Staffordshire +21 53 £35,000 -16.66% 13
Coventry -10 52 £44,000 -3.29% 7
Merseyside +24 49 £38,750 +0.64% 9
Wiltshire -8 48 £42,500 -19.04% 9

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4165 (40.20%) Finance
2 3677 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
3 2558 (24.69%) Banking
4 2226 (21.48%) E-Commerce
5 1851 (17.87%) Retail Banking
6 1798 (17.35%) SQL
7 1664 (16.06%) Java
8 1614 (15.58%) Asset Management
9 1568 (15.13%) Investment Banking
10 1546 (14.92%) Wealth Management
11 1454 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
12 1420 (13.71%) Scrum
13 1402 (13.53%) Project Management
14 1391 (13.43%) Microsoft
15 1341 (12.94%) JavaScript
16 1291 (12.46%) SQL Server
17 1148 (11.08%) Oracle
18 1145 (11.05%) .NET
19 1142 (11.02%) Degree
20 1066 (10.29%) HTML
21 1059 (10.22%) C#
22 1017 (9.82%) Marketing
23 1000 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
24 983 (9.49%) CSS
25 956 (9.23%) SDLC
26 920 (8.88%) Analytics
27 919 (8.87%) TDD
28 908 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
29 797 (7.69%) Business Analysis
30 758 (7.32%) Windows

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
1 310 (2.99%) CMS
2 256 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 232 (2.24%) WebSphere
4 216 (2.08%) Apache
5 212 (2.05%) JBoss
6 186 (1.80%) SAS
7 147 (1.42%) MS Exchange
8 135 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 110 (1.06%) IIS
10 106 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
11 104 (1.00%) Confluence
12 100 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 96 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 84 (0.81%) Mule
15 82 (0.79%) Skype for Business
16 77 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 71 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
18 63 (0.61%) Jetty
19 60 (0.58%) Drupal
20 59 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 394 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 223 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 146 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 105 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 81 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 52 (0.50%) SPSS
7 51 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
9 33 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 25 (0.24%) InDesign
11 20 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.068%) Campfire
12 7 (0.068%) InVision
13 6 (0.058%) PaintShop Pro
13 6 (0.058%) SPSS Modeler
14 5 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.039%) EViews
16 3 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
16 3 (0.029%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 157 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 152 (1.47%) SAP Retail
3 145 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
4 132 (1.27%) Magento
5 105 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
6 96 (0.93%) SAP SD
7 94 (0.91%) SAP MM
8 81 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
9 80 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
9 80 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 78 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
11 65 (0.63%) SAP WM
12 52 (0.50%) SAP POS DM
13 38 (0.37%) SAP CAR
13 38 (0.37%) SAP LE
14 33 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
15 32 (0.31%) SAP SCM
16 31 (0.30%) NetSuite
16 31 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
16 31 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 544 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 457 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (2.17%) SaaS
4 186 (1.80%) Office 365
5 160 (1.54%) GitHub
6 102 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 92 (0.89%) IaaS
8 88 (0.85%) PaaS
9 85 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
10 84 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 78 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 44 (0.42%) Slack
13 42 (0.41%) G Suite
14 32 (0.31%) Google Play
15 31 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
16 28 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 23 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
18 17 (0.16%) iPaaS
18 17 (0.16%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 234 (2.26%) Firewall
2 172 (1.66%) Internet
3 139 (1.34%) LAN
3 139 (1.34%) WAN
4 125 (1.21%) DNS
5 82 (0.79%) Skype
6 81 (0.78%) Network Security
7 78 (0.75%) VPN
8 77 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 76 (0.73%) HTTP
10 64 (0.62%) VoIP
10 64 (0.62%) Wireless
11 63 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
12 53 (0.51%) DHCP
13 52 (0.50%) VLAN
14 48 (0.46%) SAN
15 46 (0.44%) Intranet
16 37 (0.36%) MPLS
17 36 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
18 31 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1291 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 487 (4.70%) MySQL
3 486 (4.69%) Big Data
4 471 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 389 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 383 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 271 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 257 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 254 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 214 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 203 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 159 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
13 145 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 142 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 116 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 112 (1.08%) Power BI
17 109 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
18 101 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
19 100 (0.97%) QlikView
20 99 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 514 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 499 (4.82%) JIRA
3 293 (2.83%) Selenium
4 279 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 221 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 193 (1.86%) JUnit
7 159 (1.53%) Maven
8 153 (1.48%) Subversion
9 150 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 121 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 116 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 94 (0.91%) NUnit
13 91 (0.88%) SoapUI
14 85 (0.82%) JMeter
15 77 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 74 (0.71%) Hudson
16 74 (0.71%) WebDriver
17 61 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
18 60 (0.58%) Jasmine
19 56 (0.54%) Mockito
General
1 4165 (40.20%) Finance
2 2558 (24.69%) Banking
3 1851 (17.87%) Retail Banking
4 1568 (15.13%) Investment Banking
5 1017 (9.82%) Marketing
6 538 (5.19%) Telecoms
7 528 (5.10%) Manufacturing
8 299 (2.89%) Front Office
9 266 (2.57%) Legal
10 226 (2.18%) Games
11 189 (1.82%) Back Office
12 170 (1.64%) Publishing
13 165 (1.59%) Electronics
14 151 (1.46%) Advertising
14 151 (1.46%) Automotive
15 111 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
16 97 (0.94%) Financial Institution
17 58 (0.56%) Online Betting
18 56 (0.54%) Law
19 53 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2365 (22.83%) Developer
2 1997 (19.27%) Analyst
3 1056 (10.19%) Business Analyst
4 957 (9.24%) Architect
5 751 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 684 (6.60%) Consultant
7 543 (5.24%) Java Developer
8 467 (4.51%) .NET Developer
9 436 (4.21%) Senior Developer
10 425 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
11 326 (3.15%) IT Manager
12 275 (2.65%) C# Developer
13 261 (2.52%) Senior Manager
14 256 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
15 248 (2.39%) Support Analyst
16 242 (2.34%) Software Developer
17 227 (2.19%) Software Engineer
18 209 (2.02%) SQL Developer
19 199 (1.92%) IT Analyst
20 197 (1.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1145 (11.05%) .NET
2 1066 (10.29%) HTML
3 983 (9.49%) CSS
4 568 (5.48%) Web Services
5 548 (5.29%) AngularJS
6 510 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 465 (4.49%) HTML5
8 449 (4.33%) XML
9 365 (3.52%) jQuery
10 344 (3.32%) Spring
11 319 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 298 (2.88%) REST
13 271 (2.62%) RESTful
14 265 (2.56%) React
14 265 (2.56%) SOAP
15 257 (2.48%) Node.js
16 249 (2.40%) CSS3
17 234 (2.26%) JSON
18 229 (2.21%) Hibernate
19 221 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1454 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 647 (6.24%) User Experience
3 427 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 409 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 373 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 358 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 350 (3.38%) Mobile App
8 315 (3.04%) FMCG
9 304 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
10 290 (2.80%) Derivative
11 263 (2.54%) EPoS
12 248 (2.39%) Data Centre
13 238 (2.30%) Fixed Income
14 194 (1.87%) Equities
15 160 (1.54%) Data Structures
16 156 (1.51%) Virtual Team
17 138 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
18 123 (1.19%) Algorithms
19 109 (1.05%) Social Media
20 105 (1.01%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 758 (7.32%) Windows
2 710 (6.85%) Linux
3 490 (4.73%) Unix
4 297 (2.87%) Android
5 251 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 242 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 99 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 95 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 77 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 55 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (0.42%) Solaris
13 30 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 20 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.14%) AIX
17 12 (0.12%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (0.077%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3677 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2226 (21.48%) E-Commerce
3 1614 (15.58%) Asset Management
4 1546 (14.92%) Wealth Management
5 1420 (13.71%) Scrum
6 1402 (13.53%) Project Management
7 1000 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 956 (9.23%) SDLC
9 920 (8.88%) Analytics
10 919 (8.87%) TDD
11 908 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
12 797 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 688 (6.64%) MVC
14 687 (6.63%) Test Automation
15 673 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
16 652 (6.29%) ITIL
17 625 (6.03%) OO
17 625 (6.03%) Software Engineering
18 613 (5.92%) Mentoring
19 596 (5.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1798 (17.35%) SQL
2 1664 (16.06%) Java
3 1341 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 1059 (10.22%) C#
5 607 (5.86%) Python
6 430 (4.15%) PHP
7 295 (2.85%) T-SQL
8 262 (2.53%) R
9 224 (2.16%) C
10 199 (1.92%) C++
11 189 (1.82%) Ruby
12 163 (1.57%) Perl
13 161 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 155 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 124 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 120 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 115 (1.11%) Scala
18 89 (0.86%) VB.NET
19 72 (0.69%) VB
20 70 (0.68%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1142 (11.02%) Degree
2 242 (2.34%) ISEB
3 194 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 135 (1.30%) CISSP
5 127 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 118 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 117 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 107 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 105 (1.01%) ISTQB
10 99 (0.96%) PMP
11 80 (0.77%) CCNP
12 73 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 71 (0.69%) CISM
14 70 (0.68%) MCSE
15 67 (0.65%) CISA
16 57 (0.55%) CCNA
16 57 (0.55%) Master's Degree
17 50 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 43 (0.42%) Security Cleared
19 41 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 749 (7.23%) QA
2 198 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 160 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 143 (1.38%) PMO
5 140 (1.35%) SLA
6 78 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (0.47%) MiFID
8 38 (0.37%) GDPR
9 32 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 24 (0.23%) COBIT
11 22 (0.21%) Basel III
12 21 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 20 (0.19%) ISO 20022
14 18 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
15 17 (0.16%) IFRS
16 13 (0.13%) BS25999
16 13 (0.13%) IFRS 9
17 10 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
18 7 (0.068%) P3O
19 6 (0.058%) CRD IV
System Software
1 275 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 175 (1.69%) Docker
3 155 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.33%) XenApp
6 31 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 28 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 25 (0.24%) HDFS
11 24 (0.23%) vSphere
12 17 (0.16%) LXC
12 17 (0.16%) Postfix
13 16 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.12%) Xen
16 10 (0.097%) Shibboleth
16 10 (0.097%) Varnish
16 10 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 187 (1.80%) Puppet
2 137 (1.32%) Ansible
3 134 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (0.83%) SCCM
5 63 (0.61%) Terraform
6 38 (0.37%) AirWatch
7 36 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 36 (0.35%) Salt
8 34 (0.33%) Kibana
9 33 (0.32%) logstash
10 31 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
11 24 (0.23%) FortiGate
12 18 (0.17%) SCVMM
12 18 (0.17%) WSUS
13 17 (0.16%) Tivoli
14 15 (0.14%) Oozie
15 13 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 12 (0.12%) SCOM
17 11 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 10 (0.097%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1391 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 1148 (11.08%) Oracle
3 739 (7.13%) SAP
4 312 (3.01%) Google
5 288 (2.78%) VMware
6 263 (2.54%) Tableau
7 195 (1.88%) Cisco
8 190 (1.83%) IBM
9 184 (1.78%) hybris
10 152 (1.47%) Murex
11 149 (1.44%) Cognizant
12 119 (1.15%) HP
13 116 (1.12%) Citrix
14 111 (1.07%) Apple
15 108 (1.04%) Adobe
16 102 (0.98%) ATG
17 89 (0.86%) CheckPoint
17 89 (0.86%) Sybase
18 85 (0.82%) TIBCO
19 80 (0.77%) Informatica
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Broadbean Technology Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Synergy Retail Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi Hours, Pension, Life Insurance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + double commission
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago