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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK
Rank 48 50 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4417 5333 6398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.26% 5.16% 6.01%
As % of the General category 12.98% 11.74% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 4000 4479
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 34019 45411 46969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27397 36681 36839
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 26 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 26 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 4203 £52,500 -4.54% 947
London 0 2008 £60,000 +4.34% 284
South East +8 534 £45,000 -10.00% 163
North West +4 361 £41,500 +3.75% 123
City of London +27 296 £60,000 - 61
East Midlands +29 279 £40,000 -11.11% 75
West Midlands -4 277 £45,000 -6.25% 56
Manchester -3 267 £45,000 +5.88% 74
East of England 0 260 £55,000 +4.76% 75
Yorkshire -5 250 £45,000 +5.88% 74
South West 0 196 £45,000 -21.73% 67
West Yorkshire -4 180 £45,000 +2.27% 40
Leeds +28 148 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Hertfordshire -8 138 £55,000 +5.76% 25
Hampshire +10 129 £40,000 -20.00% 35
Leicestershire +20 121 £35,000 -30.00% 26
Birmingham -6 110 £52,500 +31.25% 15
Berkshire -48 98 £52,500 - 29
Scotland -21 80 £45,000 +3.44% 57
Surrey +8 79 £52,500 +16.66% 25
Leicester +22 75 £35,000 -30.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +14 72 £46,375 -2.36% 16
Bedfordshire +7 68 £65,000 +8.33% 15
Nottinghamshire +37 66 £59,200 +31.55% 21
Coventry +12 66 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Southampton +17 64 £41,750 +0.60% 7
Watford -8 58 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh -24 57 £45,750 +2.80% 15
Bristol +22 56 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Gloucestershire +5 54 £45,000 -28.00% 7

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 3167 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2877 (32.13%) Finance
3 2226 (24.86%) E-Commerce
4 1428 (15.95%) SQL
5 1292 (14.43%) Java
6 1221 (13.63%) Scrum
7 1207 (13.48%) Banking
8 1187 (13.26%) Microsoft
9 1148 (12.82%) JavaScript
10 1101 (12.29%) Project Management
11 1069 (11.94%) SQL Server
12 1056 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 1049 (11.71%) Marketing
14 1045 (11.67%) HTML
15 947 (10.58%) Degree
16 925 (10.33%) CSS
17 923 (10.31%) .NET
18 907 (10.13%) C#
18 907 (10.13%) Oracle
19 885 (9.88%) TDD
20 852 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
21 728 (8.13%) Analytics
22 710 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
23 704 (7.86%) SAP
24 702 (7.84%) MS Excel
25 657 (7.34%) ITIL
26 633 (7.07%) MVC
26 633 (7.07%) Windows
27 619 (6.91%) Telecoms
28 616 (6.88%) 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 (3.00%) WebSphere
2 258 (2.88%) CMS
3 220 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 209 (2.33%) JBoss
5 145 (1.62%) SAS
6 130 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 124 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 114 (1.27%) IIS
9 112 (1.25%) Apache
10 104 (1.16%) Jetty
11 95 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 94 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 92 (1.03%) Mule
14 85 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 84 (0.94%) Confluence
16 82 (0.92%) Apache Solr
17 78 (0.87%) OpenStack
18 73 (0.82%) MS Exchange
19 59 (0.66%) Mule ESB
20 55 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 702 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 196 (2.19%) MS Office
3 131 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 125 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 90 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 83 (0.93%) MS Project
7 81 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
8 64 (0.71%) SPSS
9 39 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 29 (0.32%) InDesign
11 13 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.078%) SPSS Modeler
15 4 (0.045%) EViews
15 4 (0.045%) InVision
15 4 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
17 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.022%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 168 (1.88%) SAP Retail
2 139 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 110 (1.23%) Magento
4 105 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
5 93 (1.04%) SAP SD
6 80 (0.89%) SAP MM
7 73 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
8 70 (0.78%) SAP WM
9 68 (0.76%) SAP POS DM
10 67 (0.75%) SAP CAR
11 66 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
12 61 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 58 (0.65%) SAP LE
14 54 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
15 50 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
16 45 (0.50%) SAP ERP
17 43 (0.48%) SAP SCM
18 38 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
19 37 (0.41%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
20 34 (0.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 558 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 432 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 302 (3.37%) SaaS
4 169 (1.89%) Office 365
5 108 (1.21%) PaaS
6 102 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 100 (1.12%) IaaS
8 91 (1.02%) Google Analytics
9 73 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 69 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 45 (0.50%) Slack
12 38 (0.42%) GitHub
13 37 (0.41%) G Suite
14 29 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
17 17 (0.19%) CloudFront
18 16 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
19 15 (0.17%) AdWords
20 14 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 248 (2.77%) Firewall
2 211 (2.36%) Internet
3 179 (2.00%) WAN
4 176 (1.97%) LAN
5 115 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 104 (1.16%) Network Security
7 99 (1.11%) DNS
8 73 (0.82%) VoIP
9 70 (0.78%) VPN
10 63 (0.70%) 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
16 38 (0.42%) VLAN
17 30 (0.34%) LDAP
18 28 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1069 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 555 (6.20%) Big Data
3 486 (5.43%) MySQL
4 350 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 279 (3.12%) Relational Database
6 266 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 265 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 250 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 237 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 222 (2.48%) Hadoop
11 152 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
12 127 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 114 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 101 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 101 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 99 (1.11%) DB2
16 89 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 87 (0.97%) QlikView
18 85 (0.95%) Redis
19 77 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 494 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 305 (3.41%) JIRA
3 280 (3.13%) Selenium
4 276 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 167 (1.86%) Cucumber
6 139 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 133 (1.49%) Subversion
8 124 (1.38%) JUnit
9 109 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 87 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 78 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 77 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 66 (0.74%) Maven
14 63 (0.70%) Grunt
15 60 (0.67%) NUnit
16 59 (0.66%) JMeter
17 57 (0.64%) WebDriver
18 55 (0.61%) IntelliJ
19 54 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
20 48 (0.54%) GoCD
General
1 2877 (32.13%) Finance
2 1207 (13.48%) Banking
3 1049 (11.71%) Marketing
4 619 (6.91%) Telecoms
5 574 (6.41%) Manufacturing
6 346 (3.86%) Retail Banking
7 231 (2.58%) Publishing
8 205 (2.29%) Games
9 192 (2.14%) Legal
10 180 (2.01%) Advertising
11 108 (1.21%) Back Office
12 100 (1.12%) Electronics
13 99 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 97 (1.08%) Automotive
15 85 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 82 (0.92%) Online Betting
17 61 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 57 (0.64%) Private Banking
19 55 (0.61%) Local Government
20 45 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1868 (20.86%) Developer
2 1718 (19.18%) Analyst
3 1070 (11.95%) Architect
4 865 (9.66%) Business Analyst
5 808 (9.02%) Project Manager
6 641 (7.16%) Consultant
7 500 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 376 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 368 (4.11%) Java Developer
10 367 (4.10%) .NET Developer
11 334 (3.73%) IT Manager
12 268 (2.99%) Senior Manager
13 257 (2.87%) C# Developer
14 221 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
15 202 (2.26%) Software Developer
16 200 (2.23%) Junior
17 195 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
17 195 (2.18%) Support Analyst
18 191 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
19 190 (2.12%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1045 (11.67%) HTML
2 925 (10.33%) CSS
3 923 (10.31%) .NET
4 491 (5.48%) Web Services
5 455 (5.08%) AngularJS
5 455 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 438 (4.89%) HTML5
7 410 (4.58%) XML
8 365 (4.08%) jQuery
9 298 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 286 (3.19%) REST
11 264 (2.95%) Spring
12 251 (2.80%) JSON
13 242 (2.70%) React
14 241 (2.69%) RESTful
15 234 (2.61%) CSS3
16 212 (2.37%) Node.js
17 187 (2.09%) SOAP
18 185 (2.07%) J2EE
19 164 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 852 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 428 (4.78%) User Experience
3 354 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 336 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 328 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 315 (3.52%) FMCG
7 312 (3.48%) Computer Science
8 301 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 292 (3.26%) EPoS
10 135 (1.51%) Social Media
11 96 (1.07%) iPad
12 89 (0.99%) Online Games
13 85 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 84 (0.94%) PMI
15 82 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 71 (0.79%) Fintech
17 70 (0.78%) Virtual Team
18 59 (0.66%) Algorithms
19 58 (0.65%) Internet of Things
20 54 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 633 (7.07%) Windows
2 584 (6.52%) Linux
3 265 (2.96%) Unix
4 250 (2.79%) Android
5 240 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 200 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 110 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 83 (0.93%) 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 8
14 27 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 22 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 21 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.16%) CentOS
18 12 (0.13%) AIX
19 11 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3167 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2226 (24.86%) E-Commerce
3 1221 (13.63%) Scrum
4 1101 (12.29%) Project Management
5 1056 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 885 (9.88%) TDD
7 728 (8.13%) Analytics
8 710 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
9 657 (7.34%) ITIL
10 633 (7.07%) MVC
11 616 (6.88%) PRINCE2
12 583 (6.51%) Business Analysis
13 568 (6.34%) CRM
14 567 (6.33%) Software Engineering
15 545 (6.09%) OO
16 520 (5.81%) Mentoring
17 480 (5.36%) Waterfall
18 457 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
19 452 (5.05%) SDLC
20 444 (4.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1428 (15.95%) SQL
2 1292 (14.43%) Java
3 1148 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 907 (10.13%) C#
5 557 (6.22%) Python
6 450 (5.03%) PHP
7 250 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 201 (2.24%) C
9 159 (1.78%) Ruby
10 148 (1.65%) Perl
11 147 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 144 (1.61%) C++
13 133 (1.49%) Scala
14 121 (1.35%) Go
14 121 (1.35%) R
15 104 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 57 (0.64%) VBA
17 55 (0.61%) Objective-C
18 51 (0.57%) ABAP
18 51 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 947 (10.58%) Degree
2 275 (3.07%) ISEB
3 178 (1.99%) PMP
4 177 (1.98%) PMI Certification
5 167 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (1.30%) CCNP
7 103 (1.15%) CISSP
8 91 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 88 (0.98%) ISTQB
10 75 (0.84%) CCNA
10 75 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 62 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 61 (0.68%) CISM
13 59 (0.66%) Security Cleared
14 58 (0.65%) CISA
15 53 (0.59%) CCSA
16 49 (0.55%) MCSE
17 48 (0.54%) CCIE
18 41 (0.46%) CCSE
19 36 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 510 (5.70%) QA
2 230 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 163 (1.82%) SLA
4 132 (1.47%) PMO
5 121 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 87 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.27%) SDET
8 22 (0.25%) IFRS
9 21 (0.23%) IFRS 9
10 18 (0.20%) MiFID
10 18 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.19%) SEPA
12 15 (0.17%) COBIT
13 12 (0.13%) GDPR
14 8 (0.089%) P3O
14 8 (0.089%) 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
1 251 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 178 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (1.33%) Docker
4 66 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 57 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 24 (0.27%) LXC
8 23 (0.26%) vSphere
9 20 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.19%) HDFS
10 17 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 17 (0.19%) Varnish
11 14 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.16%) Xen
12 10 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.078%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.067%) XenApp
14 6 (0.067%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.056%) ProxySG
15 5 (0.056%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 205 (2.29%) Puppet
2 189 (2.11%) Ansible
3 167 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (0.80%) SCCM
5 69 (0.77%) Salt
6 67 (0.75%) logstash
7 66 (0.74%) Kibana
8 58 (0.65%) Terraform
9 45 (0.50%) FortiGate
10 41 (0.46%) SCVMM
11 30 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 29 (0.32%) SCOM
13 21 (0.23%) 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%) WMI
18 8 (0.089%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1187 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 907 (10.13%) Oracle
3 704 (7.86%) SAP
4 313 (3.50%) Google
5 280 (3.13%) VMware
6 249 (2.78%) Cisco
7 242 (2.70%) IBM
8 205 (2.29%) hybris
9 165 (1.84%) Adobe
10 163 (1.82%) Tableau
11 158 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 153 (1.71%) HP
13 114 (1.27%) ATG
14 96 (1.07%) Citrix
15 95 (1.06%) Juniper
16 79 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
17 77 (0.86%) Cognizant
18 69 (0.77%) webMethods
19 66 (0.74%) Apple
20 60 (0.67%) Red Hat
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000k base, £9,600k cash allowance, 15% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000k base, £9,600k cash allowance, 15% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000k base, £9,600k cash allowance, 15% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits and discount
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension + Health Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 23 days holiday, 3% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago