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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank - 31 17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 0 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 2.74% 10.92%
As % of the General category - 40.00% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Average salary - £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
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
26 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.85% 6.85% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 28
Average salary £32,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) C#

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP