The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 91 120 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.31% 6.74% 6.24%
As % of the General category 12.26% 15.56% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 65
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £32,500 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,843
% change year-on-year
- +2.64%
Retail
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
742 771 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.27% 43.31% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 551 597 571
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Retail Salary Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Retail
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +6 41 £32,500 - 3
Warrington -22 19 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Chester -11 15 £45,000 +2.85% 8
Macclesfield +8 4 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn -9 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £25,500 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 129 (62.62%) Finance
2 111 (53.88%) Financial Institution
3 109 (52.91%) Risk Management
4 108 (52.43%) Wireless
5 106 (51.46%) Customer Engagement
6 87 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (26.70%) JavaScript
8 52 (25.24%) HTML
9 46 (22.33%) .NET
10 45 (21.84%) Java
11 38 (18.45%) C#
12 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
13 36 (17.48%) CSS
13 36 (17.48%) Degree
14 34 (16.50%) jQuery
14 34 (16.50%) HTML5
15 32 (15.53%) SDLC
15 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
16 31 (15.05%) E-Commerce
17 24 (11.65%) User Experience
18 23 (11.17%) MS PowerPoint
18 23 (11.17%) PHP
18 23 (11.17%) T-SQL
18 23 (11.17%) Project Management
18 23 (11.17%) MVC
19 22 (10.68%) Web Services
19 22 (10.68%) Windows
20 21 (10.19%) SQL
20 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
21 20 (9.71%) Line Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (6.31%) JBoss
2 9 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.88%) Apache
3 8 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.88%) Node.js
4 5 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.43%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.43%) SAS
5 4 (1.94%) IIS
5 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.94%) Jetty
5 4 (1.94%) Liferay
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (8.74%) MS Office
4 4 (1.94%) MS Project
4 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (52.43%) Wireless
2 13 (6.31%) HTTP
2 13 (6.31%) DNS
3 9 (4.37%) VPN
4 8 (3.88%) SSL
5 7 (3.40%) DHCP
6 5 (2.43%) VLAN
7 4 (1.94%) Network Security
7 4 (1.94%) Firewall
7 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.97%) LAN
8 2 (0.97%) SAN
9 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) MySQL
3 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) DB2
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Subversion
1 11 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (3.88%) JIRA
4 6 (2.91%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (1.94%) Maven
6 2 (0.97%) AppScan
6 2 (0.97%) Metasploit
General
1 129 (62.62%) Finance
2 111 (53.88%) Financial Institution
3 18 (8.74%) Banking
4 17 (8.25%) Marketing
5 9 (4.37%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Games
7 2 (0.97%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (38.35%) Developer
2 48 (23.30%) Analyst
3 25 (12.14%) .NET Developer
4 14 (6.80%) Test Analyst
5 13 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.83%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (4.85%) Architect
7 10 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.40%) Change Manager
9 7 (3.40%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (3.40%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.40%) IT Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Web Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) UX Developer
10 6 (2.91%) IT Administrator
10 6 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.24%) HTML
2 46 (22.33%) .NET
3 36 (17.48%) CSS
4 34 (16.50%) jQuery
4 34 (16.50%) HTML5
5 22 (10.68%) Web Services
6 19 (9.22%) ASP.NET
7 15 (7.28%) WCF
8 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (6.80%) CSS3
8 14 (6.80%) XML
9 12 (5.83%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.83%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.37%) RESTful
10 9 (4.37%) Middleware
11 8 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (3.88%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (3.40%) Underscore.js
13 6 (2.91%) LAMP
13 6 (2.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) User Experience
2 20 (9.71%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.88%) Tandem
5 7 (3.40%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.91%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.91%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.94%) Statistics
8 4 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) Life Science
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) New Media
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) W3C
9 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.68%) Windows
2 10 (4.85%) Linux
2 10 (4.85%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.37%) Windows XP
3 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (4.37%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (0.97%) CentOS
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.91%) Risk Management
2 106 (51.46%) Customer Engagement
3 87 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (15.53%) SDLC
5 31 (15.05%) E-Commerce
6 23 (11.17%) Project Management
6 23 (11.17%) MVC
7 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
8 20 (9.71%) Line Management
9 19 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (8.74%) Web Application Development
11 17 (8.25%) ITIL
12 15 (7.28%) TDD
12 15 (7.28%) Software Testing
13 14 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 14 (6.80%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (6.31%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.31%) BDD
14 13 (6.31%) OOP
14 13 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.70%) JavaScript
2 45 (21.84%) Java
3 38 (18.45%) C#
4 23 (11.17%) PHP
4 23 (11.17%) T-SQL
5 21 (10.19%) SQL
6 10 (4.85%) VB
7 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.43%) Python
9 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.94%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.46%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) R
12 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (17.48%) Degree
2 15 (7.28%) ISEB
3 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.97%) IIBA
5 1 (0.49%) APMP
5 1 (0.49%) PMP
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) SLA
2 8 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.37%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.37%) Google
3 7 (3.40%) Cisco
4 5 (2.43%) Symantec
5 4 (1.94%) VMware
6 2 (0.97%) GFI Software
6 2 (0.97%) IBM
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Sybase
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
Warrington
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Churchill Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £41625 - £47350 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Chester, Leeds
Ripe4
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: £19,000 per annum £19,000 salary plus van
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: £19,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Staff Discount
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 27 days ago