Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 75 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 50 42 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.50% 2.47% 3.23%
As % of the General category 9.16% 7.68% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 56
Median annual salary £42,178 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +7.38% -17.22%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,013 £80,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -4.76%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 546 547 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.24% 32.12% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 456 468 572
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,225 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Wales

Retail
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in Wales.

Salary trend for Retail in Wales

Retail
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in Wales over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in Wales

Retail
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Wales region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
South Wales +9 35 £43,589 +7.63% 4
North Wales +16 15 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Retail 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Finance
3 26 (52.00%) C#
3 26 (52.00%) .NET
3 26 (52.00%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.00%) Azure
6 19 (38.00%) DevOps
7 17 (34.00%) Banking
8 15 (30.00%) MVC
8 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (28.00%) Scrum
9 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
10 13 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (24.00%) Firewall
11 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.00%) jQuery
12 11 (22.00%) TDD
13 10 (20.00%) PaaS
13 10 (20.00%) BDD
13 10 (20.00%) Java
14 9 (18.00%) HTML
14 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
14 9 (18.00%) CSS
14 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
14 9 (18.00%) RedGate
14 9 (18.00%) Kanban

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Azure
2 10 (20.00%) PaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Azure Functions
3 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (10.00%) IaaS
3 5 (10.00%) SaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Serverless
4 4 (8.00%) AWS
4 4 (8.00%) GCP
4 4 (8.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (6.00%) Logic Apps
6 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
2 5 (10.00%) VPN
3 3 (6.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 9 (18.00%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Integration Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (22.00%) jQuery
4 9 (18.00%) CSS
4 9 (18.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) WCF
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Core
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (8.00%) Apache Camel
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.00%) JDBC
8 4 (8.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Cloud Native
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
1 5 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) CentOS
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
1 5 (10.00%) SUSE
1 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (10.00%) Unix
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (38.00%) DevOps
4 15 (30.00%) MVC
5 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.00%) TDD
7 10 (20.00%) BDD
8 9 (18.00%) Kanban
8 9 (18.00%) SDLC
8 9 (18.00%) Task Automation
9 7 (14.00%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.00%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (12.00%) Decision-Making
10 6 (12.00%) High Availability
10 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.00%) XPath
8 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) RedGate
3 7 (14.00%) Red Hat