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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK
Rank 51 50 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4422 5341 6493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.23% 5.16% 6.01%
As % of the General category 12.92% 11.76% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3501 4005 4554
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,150 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.49% +2.55%  

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 34217 45421 47669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.45% 43.92% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27583 36690 37393
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 March 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 March 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 +6 4209 £52,500 -4.54% 937
London 0 2018 £60,000 +4.34% 283
South East +8 523 £45,000 -10.00% 157
North West +4 363 £41,500 +3.75% 122
City of London +25 302 £60,000 - 62
West Midlands -4 280 £45,000 -6.25% 53
East Midlands +27 276 £40,000 -13.51% 76
Manchester -1 269 £45,000 +5.88% 72
East of England 0 262 £55,000 +4.76% 75
Yorkshire -10 252 £45,000 +5.88% 74
South West +3 197 £45,000 -21.73% 69
West Yorkshire -1 183 £45,000 +2.27% 39
Leeds +28 150 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Hertfordshire -7 141 £55,000 +6.79% 23
Hampshire +7 125 £40,750 -18.50% 34
Leicestershire +19 118 £35,000 -30.00% 28
Birmingham -6 111 £52,500 +31.25% 14
Berkshire -49 93 £52,500 - 25
Surrey +13 81 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Scotland -29 80 £45,000 +3.44% 61
Leicester +21 73 £35,000 -30.00% 14
Buckinghamshire +16 72 £47,500 - 16
Nottinghamshire +31 66 £59,200 +31.55% 19
Bedfordshire +10 66 £65,000 +8.33% 16
Coventry +11 64 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Southampton +19 62 £40,750 -1.80% 7
Watford -7 58 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Edinburgh -22 57 £45,750 +2.80% 18
Bristol +16 55 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Gloucestershire +2 54 £45,000 -28.00% 8

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3169 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2846 (31.87%) Finance
3 2238 (25.06%) E-Commerce
4 1430 (16.02%) SQL
5 1290 (14.45%) Java
6 1224 (13.71%) Scrum
7 1199 (13.43%) Banking
8 1181 (13.23%) Microsoft
9 1143 (12.80%) JavaScript
10 1092 (12.23%) Project Management
11 1075 (12.04%) SQL Server
12 1050 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 1042 (11.67%) Marketing
14 1040 (11.65%) HTML
15 940 (10.53%) Degree
16 922 (10.33%) CSS
17 917 (10.27%) .NET
18 902 (10.10%) C#
19 901 (10.09%) Oracle
20 888 (9.95%) TDD
21 852 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
22 723 (8.10%) Analytics
23 706 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
24 697 (7.81%) MS Excel
25 691 (7.74%) SAP
26 655 (7.34%) ITIL
27 637 (7.13%) Windows
28 629 (7.04%) MVC
29 613 (6.87%) Telecoms
30 607 (6.80%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related 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
1 269 (3.01%) WebSphere
2 260 (2.91%) CMS
3 220 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 210 (2.35%) JBoss
5 144 (1.61%) SAS
6 129 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 123 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 115 (1.29%) IIS
9 111 (1.24%) Apache
10 104 (1.16%) Jetty
11 97 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 95 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 92 (1.03%) Mule
14 86 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 83 (0.93%) Confluence
16 82 (0.92%) Apache Solr
17 78 (0.87%) OpenStack
18 72 (0.81%) MS Exchange
19 59 (0.66%) Mule ESB
20 54 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 697 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 193 (2.16%) MS Office
3 129 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 123 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 89 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 82 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 82 (0.92%) MS Project
7 63 (0.71%) SPSS
8 39 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 29 (0.32%) InDesign
10 13 (0.15%) Fireworks
11 9 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (0.078%) SPSS Modeler
14 5 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.045%) EViews
15 4 (0.045%) InVision
16 3 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
17 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.022%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 167 (1.87%) SAP Retail
2 139 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 112 (1.25%) Magento
4 106 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
5 93 (1.04%) SAP SD
6 80 (0.90%) SAP MM
7 74 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
8 70 (0.78%) SAP WM
9 67 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
9 67 (0.75%) SAP POS DM
10 66 (0.74%) SAP CAR
11 61 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 58 (0.65%) SAP LE
13 53 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
13 53 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
14 44 (0.49%) SAP ERP
15 43 (0.48%) SAP SCM
16 38 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
17 36 (0.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
18 33 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 555 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 428 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (3.37%) SaaS
4 170 (1.90%) Office 365
5 106 (1.19%) PaaS
6 100 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 98 (1.10%) IaaS
8 97 (1.09%) Google Analytics
9 74 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 68 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 45 (0.50%) Slack
12 40 (0.45%) GitHub
13 37 (0.41%) G Suite
14 30 (0.34%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
17 17 (0.19%) CloudFront
18 16 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
19 15 (0.17%) AdWords
19 15 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 244 (2.73%) Firewall
2 214 (2.40%) Internet
3 173 (1.94%) WAN
4 172 (1.93%) LAN
5 114 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 102 (1.14%) Network Security
7 99 (1.11%) DNS
8 72 (0.81%) VoIP
9 71 (0.80%) VPN
10 63 (0.71%) Wireless
11 53 (0.59%) DHCP
12 52 (0.58%) SAN
12 52 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 51 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (0.57%) HTTP
14 44 (0.49%) SSL
15 39 (0.44%) MPLS
15 39 (0.44%) VLAN
16 30 (0.34%) LDAP
17 28 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1075 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 553 (6.19%) Big Data
3 484 (5.42%) MySQL
4 343 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
5 276 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 265 (2.97%) MongoDB
6 265 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 255 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 240 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 222 (2.49%) Hadoop
10 153 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
11 128 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 113 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 104 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 100 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 95 (1.06%) DB2
16 90 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 87 (0.97%) QlikView
18 85 (0.95%) Redis
19 75 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 492 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 311 (3.48%) JIRA
3 281 (3.15%) Selenium
4 277 (3.10%) Jenkins
5 167 (1.87%) Cucumber
6 140 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 134 (1.50%) Subversion
8 125 (1.40%) JUnit
9 107 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 87 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 78 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 77 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 66 (0.74%) Maven
14 61 (0.68%) NUnit
15 60 (0.67%) Grunt
16 59 (0.66%) JMeter
17 57 (0.64%) WebDriver
18 55 (0.62%) IntelliJ
19 54 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
20 48 (0.54%) GoCD
General
1 2846 (31.87%) Finance
2 1199 (13.43%) Banking
3 1042 (11.67%) Marketing
4 613 (6.87%) Telecoms
5 566 (6.34%) Manufacturing
6 343 (3.84%) Retail Banking
7 218 (2.44%) Publishing
8 207 (2.32%) Games
9 192 (2.15%) Legal
10 182 (2.04%) Advertising
11 109 (1.22%) Back Office
12 101 (1.13%) Electronics
13 97 (1.09%) Automotive
13 97 (1.09%) Investment Banking
14 85 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
15 82 (0.92%) Online Betting
16 61 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 57 (0.64%) Private Banking
18 54 (0.60%) Local Government
19 45 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1866 (20.90%) Developer
2 1721 (19.27%) Analyst
3 1063 (11.91%) Architect
4 865 (9.69%) Business Analyst
5 804 (9.00%) Project Manager
6 629 (7.04%) Consultant
7 497 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 373 (4.18%) Senior Developer
9 369 (4.13%) Java Developer
10 365 (4.09%) .NET Developer
11 329 (3.68%) IT Manager
12 272 (3.05%) Senior Manager
13 256 (2.87%) C# Developer
14 219 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
15 204 (2.28%) Junior
16 201 (2.25%) Software Developer
17 194 (2.17%) Support Analyst
18 192 (2.15%) IT Project Manager
19 191 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
20 188 (2.11%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1040 (11.65%) HTML
2 922 (10.33%) CSS
3 917 (10.27%) .NET
4 491 (5.50%) Web Services
5 452 (5.06%) ASP.NET
6 451 (5.05%) AngularJS
7 436 (4.88%) HTML5
8 410 (4.59%) XML
9 358 (4.01%) jQuery
10 296 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 286 (3.20%) REST
12 267 (2.99%) Spring
13 248 (2.78%) JSON
14 243 (2.72%) React
15 240 (2.69%) RESTful
16 231 (2.59%) CSS3
17 213 (2.39%) Node.js
18 188 (2.11%) SOAP
19 186 (2.08%) J2EE
20 164 (1.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 852 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 432 (4.84%) User Experience
3 352 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
4 328 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 328 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 313 (3.51%) FMCG
6 306 (3.43%) Computer Science
7 299 (3.35%) Management Information System
8 290 (3.25%) EPoS
9 134 (1.50%) Social Media
10 95 (1.06%) iPad
11 89 (1.00%) Online Games
12 84 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 83 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 83 (0.93%) PMI
14 70 (0.78%) Fintech
14 70 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 59 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 58 (0.65%) Internet of Things
17 50 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 637 (7.13%) Windows
2 587 (6.57%) Linux
3 265 (2.97%) Unix
4 250 (2.80%) Android
5 240 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 203 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 110 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 84 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 82 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 60 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 31 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 28 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 21 (0.24%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.16%) CentOS
19 12 (0.13%) AIX
20 11 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3169 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2238 (25.06%) E-Commerce
3 1224 (13.71%) Scrum
4 1092 (12.23%) Project Management
5 1050 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 888 (9.95%) TDD
7 723 (8.10%) Analytics
8 706 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
9 655 (7.34%) ITIL
10 629 (7.04%) MVC
11 607 (6.80%) PRINCE2
12 582 (6.52%) Business Analysis
13 558 (6.25%) CRM
14 553 (6.19%) Software Engineering
15 545 (6.10%) OO
16 520 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 478 (5.35%) Waterfall
18 460 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
19 458 (5.13%) SDLC
20 445 (4.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1430 (16.02%) SQL
2 1290 (14.45%) Java
3 1143 (12.80%) JavaScript
4 902 (10.10%) C#
5 559 (6.26%) Python
6 449 (5.03%) PHP
7 254 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 205 (2.30%) C
9 160 (1.79%) Ruby
10 148 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 148 (1.66%) Perl
11 144 (1.61%) C++
12 132 (1.48%) Scala
13 121 (1.36%) Go
14 120 (1.34%) R
15 104 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 57 (0.64%) VBA
17 55 (0.62%) Objective-C
18 49 (0.55%) Shell Script
19 47 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 940 (10.53%) Degree
2 271 (3.04%) ISEB
3 171 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 171 (1.92%) PMP
4 164 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 115 (1.29%) CCNP
6 102 (1.14%) CISSP
7 91 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 89 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 76 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 73 (0.82%) CCNA
11 62 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 60 (0.67%) CISM
13 58 (0.65%) Security Cleared
14 57 (0.64%) CISA
15 53 (0.59%) CCSA
16 49 (0.55%) MCSE
17 47 (0.53%) CCIE
18 41 (0.46%) CCSE
19 36 (0.40%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 508 (5.69%) QA
2 228 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 162 (1.81%) SLA
4 130 (1.46%) PMO
5 118 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 87 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.27%) SDET
8 22 (0.25%) IFRS
9 21 (0.24%) IFRS 9
10 18 (0.20%) MiFID
10 18 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.19%) SEPA
12 14 (0.16%) COBIT
13 13 (0.15%) GDPR
14 8 (0.090%) P3O
14 8 (0.090%) WCAG
15 7 (0.078%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.067%) GxP
17 5 (0.056%) ISO 9001
18 4 (0.045%) PMBOK
System Software
1 253 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 176 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (1.38%) Docker
4 66 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 54 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 24 (0.27%) LXC
8 22 (0.25%) vSphere
9 20 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.20%) HDFS
10 18 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 17 (0.19%) Varnish
12 14 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.16%) Xen
13 10 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.078%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.067%) XenApp
15 6 (0.067%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.056%) ProxySG
16 5 (0.056%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 207 (2.32%) Puppet
2 189 (2.12%) Ansible
3 168 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (0.82%) SCCM
5 69 (0.77%) Salt
6 67 (0.75%) logstash
7 66 (0.74%) Kibana
8 60 (0.67%) Terraform
9 45 (0.50%) FortiGate
10 38 (0.43%) SCVMM
11 30 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 29 (0.32%) SCOM
13 21 (0.24%) Kubernetes
14 17 (0.19%) Tivoli
15 13 (0.15%) Nagios
16 10 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 10 (0.11%) WSUS
17 9 (0.10%) NetBackup
17 9 (0.10%) Oozie
17 9 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 1181 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 901 (10.09%) Oracle
3 691 (7.74%) SAP
4 320 (3.58%) Google
5 277 (3.10%) VMware
6 246 (2.76%) Cisco
7 239 (2.68%) IBM
8 207 (2.32%) hybris
9 166 (1.86%) Adobe
10 162 (1.81%) Tableau
11 152 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 148 (1.66%) HP
13 119 (1.33%) ATG
14 94 (1.05%) Citrix
15 92 (1.03%) Juniper
16 81 (0.91%) Cognizant
17 77 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
18 69 (0.77%) webMethods
19 68 (0.76%) Apple
20 60 (0.67%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits + bonus (10%), Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,000 per annum Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension, Healt
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago