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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 103 131 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.86% 7.51% 5.98%
As % of the General category 12.84% 18.42% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 45
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
802 711 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.65% 40.74% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 540 481 453
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +1 62 £100,000 +185.71% 13
Chester -8 8 £33,250 -16.66% 6
Macclesfield -9 4 £42,500 +16.43%
Warrington -32 4 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Wilmslow - 4 £32,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £47,500 - 3
Runcorn -2 3 - -
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £50,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 107 (57.84%) Finance
2 76 (41.08%) Risk Management
2 76 (41.08%) Customer Engagement
3 75 (40.54%) Financial Institution
4 73 (39.46%) Wireless
5 57 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (22.16%) Java
7 35 (18.92%) .NET
8 34 (18.38%) E-Commerce
9 32 (17.30%) C#
10 29 (15.68%) HTML
11 27 (14.59%) Marketing
12 26 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (11.89%) Degree
13 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
14 21 (11.35%) SQL Server
15 20 (10.81%) T-SQL
15 20 (10.81%) User Experience
16 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
17 18 (9.73%) Banking
17 18 (9.73%) jQuery
17 18 (9.73%) MS Excel
17 18 (9.73%) Windows
18 17 (9.19%) PHP
18 17 (9.19%) CSS
19 16 (8.65%) VB
19 16 (8.65%) Project Management
19 16 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
20 15 (8.11%) SQL
20 15 (8.11%) ITIL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.70%) Apache
5 4 (2.16%) nginx
6 3 (1.62%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.62%) IIS
7 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.78%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.24%) MS Office
5 4 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.16%) MS Project
6 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (3.24%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 73 (39.46%) Wireless
2 6 (3.24%) VPN
3 5 (2.70%) DNS
4 3 (1.62%) SSL
4 3 (1.62%) Firewall
4 3 (1.62%) HTTP
4 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.62%) Network Security
5 2 (1.08%) VLAN
5 2 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.08%) DB2
4 2 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Subversion
1 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.62%) NUnit
3 3 (1.62%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (57.84%) Finance
2 75 (40.54%) Financial Institution
3 27 (14.59%) Marketing
4 18 (9.73%) Banking
5 9 (4.86%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.24%) German Language
6 6 (3.24%) Italian Language
6 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.62%) Back Office
7 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 2 (1.08%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (35.14%) Developer
2 31 (16.76%) Analyst
3 19 (10.27%) .NET Developer
4 15 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 13 (7.03%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.86%) Web Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Consultant
8 8 (4.32%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) Designer
9 7 (3.78%) Web Designer
9 7 (3.78%) Business Consultant
10 6 (3.24%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (3.24%) Change Manager
10 6 (3.24%) Business Transformation Consultant
10 6 (3.24%) Coordinator
10 6 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) PPC Manager
10 6 (3.24%) PPC Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.92%) .NET
2 29 (15.68%) HTML
3 18 (9.73%) jQuery
4 17 (9.19%) CSS
5 13 (7.03%) HTML5
6 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.32%) Web Services
8 7 (3.78%) XML
8 7 (3.78%) CSS3
8 7 (3.78%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.70%) WSDL
9 5 (2.70%) J2EE
10 4 (2.16%) JSP
11 3 (1.62%) Servlets
11 3 (1.62%) EJB
11 3 (1.62%) RESTful
11 3 (1.62%) Apache Flex
11 3 (1.62%) Modernizr
11 3 (1.62%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.81%) User Experience
3 9 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.24%) Social Media
4 6 (3.24%) Copywriting
5 5 (2.70%) Photography
6 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.62%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.62%) W3C
7 3 (1.62%) Statistics
7 3 (1.62%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.62%) Open Source
7 3 (1.62%) New Media
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.08%) iPhone
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) Windows
2 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.78%) Linux
4 6 (3.24%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.24%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (2.70%) UNIX
6 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.08%) Risk Management
1 76 (41.08%) Customer Engagement
2 57 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.38%) E-Commerce
4 16 (8.65%) Project Management
4 16 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (8.11%) ITIL
6 14 (7.57%) PRINCE2
6 14 (7.57%) Web Design
7 12 (6.49%) Web Development
8 11 (5.95%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.41%) Scrum
9 10 (5.41%) Change Management
10 9 (4.86%) Email Marketing
10 9 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.32%) Line Management
11 8 (4.32%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.32%) Business Transformation
11 8 (4.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.16%) Java
2 32 (17.30%) C#
3 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.19%) PHP
6 16 (8.65%) VB
7 15 (8.11%) SQL
8 5 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.62%) C++
10 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.08%) Ruby
10 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) ISEB
3 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) IIBA
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) QA
3 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.24%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.49%) Oracle
3 8 (4.32%) Google
4 7 (3.78%) IBM
4 7 (3.78%) SAP
4 7 (3.78%) Adobe
5 5 (2.70%) Sybase
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco
6 2 (1.08%) Apple
6 2 (1.08%) Symantec
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £4000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £16500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £41625 - £47350 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank
Posted: 26 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago