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to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 53 63 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4,836 1,795 415
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.06% 4.77% 4.64%
As % of the General category 9.30% 9.19% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 1,105 333
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,625 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £91,732 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +2.80%

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 WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,974 19,522 4,159
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 65.15% 51.92% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26,483 14,083 3,418
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% -4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%

Retail
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Retail trend for jobs with a WFH option

Retail
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Retail.

Retail salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Retail
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Retail over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Retail salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Retail job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Retail.

1 2,259 (46.71%) Agile
2 1,496 (30.93%) Social Skills
3 1,294 (26.76%) Finance
4 1,209 (25.00%) AWS
5 1,150 (23.78%) E-Commerce
6 1,010 (20.89%) Software Engineering
7 1,002 (20.72%) JavaScript
8 956 (19.77%) SQL
9 870 (17.99%) Kubernetes
10 862 (17.82%) Docker
11 824 (17.04%) Java
12 818 (16.91%) CI/CD
13 816 (16.87%) Scrum
14 807 (16.69%) Analytics
15 799 (16.52%) DevOps
16 777 (16.07%) Python
17 759 (15.69%) React
18 733 (15.16%) Azure
19 711 (14.70%) Microservices
20 689 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
21 680 (14.06%) Test Automation
22 581 (12.01%) User Experience
23 575 (11.89%) Git (software)
24 573 (11.85%) Degree
25 571 (11.81%) Marketing
25 571 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
26 564 (11.66%) Microsoft
27 535 (11.06%) Node.js
28 523 (10.81%) QA
29 500 (10.34%) PostgreSQL

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 119 (2.46%) Confluence
2 76 (1.57%) Apache Spark
3 66 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 64 (1.32%) SAS
5 61 (1.26%) CMS
6 55 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
7 42 (0.87%) Apache
8 35 (0.72%) IBM Domino
9 30 (0.62%) Gunicorn
10 22 (0.45%) Jupyter
11 21 (0.43%) WordPress
12 20 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 20 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.37%) nginx
14 15 (0.31%) Headless CMS
15 9 (0.19%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.14%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.14%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.14%) Mule
17 6 (0.12%) CICS
Applications
1 151 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (2.09%) Sketch
4 52 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 45 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 43 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
7 28 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.54%) Adobe XD
9 22 (0.45%) InVision
10 16 (0.33%) Photoshop
11 13 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
13 10 (0.21%) Zeplin
14 5 (0.10%) UXPin
15 4 (0.083%) Campfire
16 2 (0.041%) InDesign
16 2 (0.041%) UserZoom
17 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 45 (0.93%) Shopify
2 34 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 29 (0.60%) Magento
4 28 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
5 27 (0.56%) SAP Retail
6 26 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.48%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 18 (0.37%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.31%) SAP MDG
10 14 (0.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 13 (0.27%) SAP APO
12 11 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
13 10 (0.21%) SAP CO
13 10 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
14 8 (0.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 8 (0.17%) SAP BPC
15 7 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1,209 (25.00%) AWS
2 733 (15.16%) Azure
3 447 (9.24%) SaaS
4 317 (6.56%) GCP
5 234 (4.84%) GitHub
6 192 (3.97%) Power Platform
7 159 (3.29%) Figma
8 142 (2.94%) Microsoft 365
9 137 (2.83%) Serverless
10 136 (2.81%) Azure DevOps
11 127 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
12 120 (2.48%) Datadog
13 99 (2.05%) Slack
14 96 (1.99%) Amazon S3
15 90 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
16 82 (1.70%) Google Analytics
17 68 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
17 68 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
18 66 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
19 63 (1.30%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (1.92%) Skype
2 80 (1.65%) DNS
3 71 (1.47%) Firewall
4 56 (1.16%) WAN
5 54 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 48 (0.99%) HTTP
6 48 (0.99%) Internet
7 37 (0.77%) VPN
8 28 (0.58%) Network Security
9 26 (0.54%) LAN
10 24 (0.50%) DHCP
10 24 (0.50%) Wireless
11 22 (0.45%) 5G
11 22 (0.45%) SAN
11 22 (0.45%) SD-WAN
12 19 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (0.37%) Broadband
14 14 (0.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 14 (0.29%) VoIP
15 12 (0.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 374 (7.73%) MySQL
3 273 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 256 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 230 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 219 (4.53%) Big Data
7 215 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
8 198 (4.09%) MongoDB
9 184 (3.80%) Power BI
10 143 (2.96%) Redis
11 139 (2.87%) Tableau
12 132 (2.73%) DynamoDB
13 125 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
14 102 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
15 97 (2.01%) Data Lake
16 93 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
17 77 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
18 68 (1.41%) Amazon Athena
18 68 (1.41%) Hadoop
19 49 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 575 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 383 (7.92%) JIRA
3 338 (6.99%) Jenkins
4 251 (5.19%) GitLab
5 211 (4.36%) Cypress.io
6 126 (2.61%) Selenium
7 108 (2.23%) Bitbucket
8 104 (2.15%) webpack
9 81 (1.67%) Postman
10 80 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 56 (1.16%) JMeter
12 50 (1.03%) Protractor
13 47 (0.97%) CircleCI
14 46 (0.95%) JUnit
15 45 (0.93%) SpecFlow
16 37 (0.77%) TestCafe
17 34 (0.70%) Visual Studio
18 33 (0.68%) Appium
19 29 (0.60%) Maven
20 28 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,496 (30.93%) Social Skills
2 1,294 (26.76%) Finance
3 571 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 571 (11.81%) Marketing
4 485 (10.03%) Banking
5 244 (5.05%) Public Sector
6 215 (4.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 192 (3.97%) Manufacturing
8 171 (3.54%) Legal
9 169 (3.49%) Automotive
10 165 (3.41%) Organisational Skills
11 148 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
12 134 (2.77%) Local Government
13 116 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
14 97 (2.01%) Publishing
15 94 (1.94%) Retail Finance
16 93 (1.92%) Law
17 87 (1.80%) Games
18 67 (1.39%) Back Office
19 66 (1.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 968 (20.02%) Developer
2 510 (10.55%) Software Engineer
3 450 (9.31%) Analyst
4 264 (5.46%) Senior Developer
5 230 (4.76%) Architect
6 229 (4.74%) Project Manager
7 176 (3.64%) Consultant
8 170 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 163 (3.37%) Business Analyst
10 160 (3.31%) .NET Developer
10 160 (3.31%) Designer
11 149 (3.08%) Product Manager
12 143 (2.96%) Java Engineer
13 132 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 125 (2.58%) IT Manager
15 106 (2.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 104 (2.15%) QA Engineer
17 99 (2.05%) Full Stack Developer
18 97 (2.01%) Data Engineer
19 96 (1.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 759 (15.69%) React
2 535 (11.06%) Node.js
3 409 (8.46%) .NET
4 405 (8.37%) CSS
5 397 (8.21%) HTML
6 393 (8.13%) REST
7 342 (7.07%) Spring
8 310 (6.41%) Spring Boot
9 276 (5.71%) RESTful
10 256 (5.29%) Kafka
11 229 (4.74%) Web Services
12 204 (4.22%) Jest
13 172 (3.56%) GraphQL
14 165 (3.41%) AngularJS
15 150 (3.10%) Redux
16 136 (2.81%) HTML5
17 121 (2.50%) Vue.js
18 110 (2.27%) Parceljs
19 103 (2.13%) Next.js
20 97 (2.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 581 (12.01%) User Experience
2 262 (5.42%) Mobile App
3 254 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 186 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 165 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 159 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 139 (2.87%) FMCG
8 127 (2.63%) Algorithms
9 101 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 82 (1.70%) Virtual Team
11 76 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 61 (1.26%) IoT
13 59 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 55 (1.14%) Blog
15 53 (1.10%) iPad
16 49 (1.01%) EPoS
17 46 (0.95%) NHS
18 40 (0.83%) Data Centre
18 40 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
19 39 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 369 (7.63%) Linux
2 303 (6.27%) Windows
3 222 (4.59%) Android
4 143 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 115 (2.38%) Unix
6 53 (1.10%) Mac OS
7 41 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 30 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 27 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
12 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.23%) zOS
14 10 (0.21%) AIX
15 9 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.10%) MVS
18 3 (0.062%) CentOS
18 3 (0.062%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,259 (46.71%) Agile
2 1,150 (23.78%) E-Commerce
3 1,010 (20.89%) Software Engineering
4 818 (16.91%) CI/CD
5 816 (16.87%) Scrum
6 807 (16.69%) Analytics
7 799 (16.52%) DevOps
8 711 (14.70%) Microservices
9 689 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
10 680 (14.06%) Test Automation
11 479 (9.90%) Full Stack Development
11 479 (9.90%) Logistics
11 479 (9.90%) Mentoring
12 447 (9.24%) Project Management
13 413 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
14 399 (8.25%) Data Science
15 391 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 372 (7.69%) Personalization
17 351 (7.26%) TDD
18 309 (6.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,002 (20.72%) JavaScript
2 956 (19.77%) SQL
3 824 (17.04%) Java
4 777 (16.07%) Python
5 465 (9.62%) TypeScript
6 447 (9.24%) C#
7 253 (5.23%) Kotlin
8 213 (4.40%) PHP
9 200 (4.14%) Ruby
10 135 (2.79%) Bash
11 120 (2.48%) Go
12 94 (1.94%) C++
13 92 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 82 (1.70%) C
15 76 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 75 (1.55%) Scala
17 69 (1.43%) Apple Swift
18 67 (1.39%) ES6
18 67 (1.39%) R
19 46 (0.95%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 573 (11.85%) Degree
2 121 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 57 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.91%) DBS Check
7 40 (0.83%) CISSP
8 37 (0.77%) AWS Certification
9 34 (0.70%) CISA
10 27 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 27 (0.56%) PMP
11 26 (0.54%) CISM
12 25 (0.52%) ISACA
12 25 (0.52%) ISEB
13 23 (0.48%) ICAEW
14 20 (0.41%) ISTQB
14 20 (0.41%) Master's Degree
15 19 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
16 15 (0.31%) MBA
16 15 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 523 (10.81%) QA
2 119 (2.46%) GRC
3 70 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 70 (1.45%) GDPR
4 60 (1.24%) Accessibility
5 51 (1.05%) PMO
6 46 (0.95%) SLA
7 29 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.50%) WCAG
9 16 (0.33%) NIST
10 14 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.14%) P3O
14 6 (0.12%) NCSC
15 5 (0.10%) COBIT
16 3 (0.062%) IFRS
16 3 (0.062%) IFRS 9
17 2 (0.041%) Actionable Recommendations
17 2 (0.041%) HL7
System Software
1 862 (17.82%) Docker
2 147 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.35%) KVM
5 17 (0.35%) Xen
6 16 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.33%) vSphere
7 7 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.12%) Firmware
9 5 (0.10%) GPFS
9 5 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.10%) XenApp
10 4 (0.083%) Postfix
11 3 (0.062%) Snort
11 3 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.041%) NFS
12 2 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.041%) Samba
12 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 870 (17.99%) Kubernetes
2 321 (6.64%) Terraform
3 234 (4.84%) Ansible
4 167 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
5 147 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 141 (2.92%) Puppet
7 76 (1.57%) Grafana
8 59 (1.22%) Prometheus
9 45 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
10 22 (0.45%) Nagios
11 20 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
12 19 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
13 17 (0.35%) Argo
13 17 (0.35%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.27%) SCCM
15 10 (0.21%) SCOM
16 9 (0.19%) Kibana
17 8 (0.17%) MOM
17 8 (0.17%) vCenter Server
18 7 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 564 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 315 (6.51%) Google
3 205 (4.24%) SAP
4 188 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
5 136 (2.81%) Oracle
6 109 (2.25%) Adobe
7 86 (1.78%) Apple
8 83 (1.72%) WorldPay
9 65 (1.34%) VMware
10 62 (1.28%) IBM
11 55 (1.14%) ServiceNow
12 46 (0.95%) Splunk
13 41 (0.85%) Atlassian
14 40 (0.83%) Datto
15 39 (0.81%) Dynatrace
16 37 (0.77%) Databricks
17 33 (0.68%) Teradata
18 31 (0.64%) Red Hat
19 29 (0.60%) Meraki
20 28 (0.58%) New Relic