The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 12 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.59% 4.57% 2.48%
As % of the General category 34.29% 40.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Retail
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

General Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.15% 11.43% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,250 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Retail
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Bolton region.

Retail Salary Trend in Bolton

Retail
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Bolton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) VPLS
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) VB
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (38.46%) ISDN
2 5 (38.46%) PSTN
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) WLAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) ISDN
1 5 (38.46%) PSTN
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
1 5 (38.46%) WLAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) MPLS
1 5 (38.46%) BGP
1 5 (38.46%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) NUnit
1 3 (23.08%) ReSharper
1 3 (23.08%) Moq
1 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) VB
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SAP