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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.45% 5.23% 3.41%
As % of the General category 19.05% 34.78% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
21 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.10% 15.03% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 26
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £19,550 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,700 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 September 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 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Product Management
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) OO
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) SEO
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) Product Management
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) B2C
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) SAP