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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.27% 5.84% 3.29%
As % of the General category 15.00% 33.33% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +48.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £27,300 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £48,000 £36,550
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
20 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 15.15% 17.53% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 34
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £20,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,250 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) VPLS
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (31.25%) ISDN
2 5 (31.25%) PSTN
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
2 5 (31.25%) WLAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
2 5 (31.25%) BGP
2 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (31.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) ISDN
1 5 (31.25%) PSTN
1 5 (31.25%) VoIP
1 5 (31.25%) WLAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
1 5 (31.25%) MPLS
1 5 (31.25%) BGP
1 5 (31.25%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) ReSharper
1 3 (18.75%) Moq
1 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) WCF
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Pay per click
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) VB
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) SAP