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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Retail 105 129 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.47% 7.51% 4.94%
As % of the General category 14.38% 18.38% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
730 702 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.01% 40.89% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 520 471 447
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 71 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Warrington -28 11 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Knutsford - 6 £47,500 - 1
Macclesfield +7 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Chester -4 3 £16,500 -59.25% 1
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 119 (65.38%) Finance
2 101 (55.49%) Financial Institution
3 100 (54.95%) Risk Management
4 98 (53.85%) Wireless
5 97 (53.30%) Customer Engagement
6 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (22.53%) Java
8 34 (18.68%) HTML
9 32 (17.58%) .NET
10 29 (15.93%) C#
10 29 (15.93%) E-Commerce
11 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
12 24 (13.19%) Marketing
13 23 (12.64%) Degree
14 22 (12.09%) CSS
14 22 (12.09%) User Experience
15 21 (11.54%) HTML5
15 21 (11.54%) PHP
15 21 (11.54%) Windows
15 21 (11.54%) jQuery
16 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
18 18 (9.89%) Banking
19 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
19 17 (9.34%) Project Management
20 16 (8.79%) VB
21 15 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (8.24%) Web Design
21 15 (8.24%) Mobile App

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.30%) Apache
3 5 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.75%) IIS
3 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.20%) nginx
4 4 (2.20%) JBoss
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.85%) MS Office
4 4 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.20%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 98 (53.85%) Wireless
2 9 (4.95%) DNS
3 7 (3.85%) SSL
4 6 (3.30%) VPN
5 5 (2.75%) Firewall
5 5 (2.75%) HTTP
5 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.75%) Network Security
6 4 (2.20%) DHCP
7 2 (1.10%) VLAN
7 2 (1.10%) SAN
7 2 (1.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.30%) MySQL
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.55%) DB2
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Subversion
1 7 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.75%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.10%) JIRA
4 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.10%) AppScan
5 1 (0.55%) NUnit
General
1 119 (65.38%) Finance
2 101 (55.49%) Financial Institution
3 24 (13.19%) Marketing
4 18 (9.89%) Banking
5 11 (6.04%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.65%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (35.71%) Developer
2 35 (19.23%) Analyst
3 17 (9.34%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.79%) PHP Developer
5 12 (6.59%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.59%) Test Analyst
6 9 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.40%) Architect
7 8 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.85%) Web Designer
8 7 (3.85%) Designer
9 6 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (3.30%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Change Manager
9 6 (3.30%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.75%) UX Developer
10 5 (2.75%) Payments Business Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Administrator
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.68%) HTML
2 32 (17.58%) .NET
3 22 (12.09%) CSS
4 21 (11.54%) HTML5
4 21 (11.54%) jQuery
5 11 (6.04%) Web Services
5 11 (6.04%) XML
6 10 (5.49%) CSS3
7 9 (4.95%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.75%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.75%) WSDL
9 5 (2.75%) RESTful
10 4 (2.20%) JSON
10 4 (2.20%) WCF
10 4 (2.20%) WPF
10 4 (2.20%) SOAP
10 4 (2.20%) LAMP
10 4 (2.20%) WinForms
10 4 (2.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.09%) User Experience
2 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.24%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.30%) Social Media
5 5 (2.75%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.75%) Photography
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.65%) Statistics
7 3 (1.65%) Open Source
7 3 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.10%) iPhone
8 2 (1.10%) W3C
8 2 (1.10%) New Media
8 2 (1.10%) iPad
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.54%) Windows
2 9 (4.95%) Linux
3 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (3.30%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.20%) UNIX
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.95%) Risk Management
2 97 (53.30%) Customer Engagement
3 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (15.93%) E-Commerce
5 17 (9.34%) Project Management
6 15 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.24%) Web Design
6 15 (8.24%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.69%) ITIL
8 13 (7.14%) Email Marketing
8 13 (7.14%) Line Management
9 12 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (6.59%) Web Development
10 11 (6.04%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (6.04%) Software Testing
10 11 (6.04%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.49%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.95%) Change Management
12 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.53%) Java
2 29 (15.93%) C#
3 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.54%) PHP
6 16 (8.79%) VB
7 13 (7.14%) SQL
8 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.20%) C++
10 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.65%) Python
11 2 (1.10%) C
11 2 (1.10%) Perl
11 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (12.64%) Degree
2 11 (6.04%) ISEB
3 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.10%) IIBA
5 1 (0.55%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) SLA
2 7 (3.85%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.85%) Adobe
3 4 (2.20%) Cisco
4 3 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.10%) Google
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle
5 2 (1.10%) Sybase
5 2 (1.10%) Apple
5 2 (1.10%) VMware
5 2 (1.10%) Symantec
5 2 (1.10%) GFI Software
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £18k Plus £1k annual bonus, plus van and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £18k Plus £1k annual bonus, plus van and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 + Benefits: Bonus; Car allowance; Staff discount
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago