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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 36 32 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Retail 120 99 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.19% 6.22% 3.48%
As % of the General category 13.53% 15.16% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 71
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,980 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
887 653 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.77% 41.04% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 688 503 734
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 29 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Warrington -12 38 £35,000 -28.20% 3
Crewe +1 24 £46,500 +69.09% 2
Chester +12 23 £45,000 -30.76% 8
Macclesfield +10 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Runcorn +1 7 £33,750 +40.74% 1
Knutsford -4 7 £40,000 -60.00% 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 117 (45.88%) Finance
2 74 (29.02%) SQL
3 60 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 59 (23.14%) Security Cleared
5 57 (22.35%) Windows
6 55 (21.57%) Fujitsu
7 53 (20.78%) .NET
8 50 (19.61%) SQL Server
9 49 (19.22%) C#
10 47 (18.43%) Web Services
11 43 (16.86%) Microsoft
12 40 (15.69%) HTML
13 37 (14.51%) CSS
14 35 (13.73%) MS Excel
14 35 (13.73%) Degree
15 34 (13.33%) E-Commerce
16 32 (12.55%) Oracle
16 32 (12.55%) JavaScript
17 31 (12.16%) Marketing
17 31 (12.16%) Mobile App
18 27 (10.59%) Project Management
19 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (10.20%) Data Analysis
20 25 (9.80%) jQuery
20 25 (9.80%) PRINCE2
20 25 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (9.02%) Change Management
21 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET
22 22 (8.63%) SAS
22 22 (8.63%) .NET Framework

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (8.63%) SAS
2 14 (5.49%) Apache
2 14 (5.49%) nginx
3 9 (3.53%) uWSGI
4 8 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.75%) CMS
6 6 (2.35%) Commerce Server
6 6 (2.35%) Confluence
6 6 (2.35%) concrete5
6 6 (2.35%) Drupal
6 6 (2.35%) WordPress
6 6 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.67%) MS Office
3 10 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.14%) HFM
3 7 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.96%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) Magento
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.39%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.39%) Route 53
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.49%) SSL
1 14 (5.49%) Network Security
2 11 (4.31%) VPN
3 10 (3.92%) HTTP
3 10 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.92%) Wireless
4 7 (2.75%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.75%) Firewall
4 7 (2.75%) Junos
5 3 (1.18%) DNS
5 3 (1.18%) Broadband
5 3 (1.18%) LAN
5 3 (1.18%) WAN
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) TETRA
6 2 (0.78%) Intranet
7 1 (0.39%) Internet
7 1 (0.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.67%) MySQL
4 14 (5.49%) Essbase
4 14 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.35%) Hyperion Smart View
9 5 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.57%) DTS
10 4 (1.57%) QlikView
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.92%) Subversion
4 9 (3.53%) Mercurial
5 7 (2.75%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.78%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.39%) Maven
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Ant
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.39%) Gradle
General
1 117 (45.88%) Finance
2 60 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 31 (12.16%) Marketing
4 20 (7.84%) Advertising
4 20 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (6.27%) Banking
6 14 (5.49%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.92%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.18%) Back Office
10 2 (0.78%) Automotive
10 2 (0.78%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (27.06%) Developer
2 49 (19.22%) Analyst
3 27 (10.59%) Consultant
4 24 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.84%) Strategy Analyst
7 19 (7.45%) Project Manager
8 18 (7.06%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.27%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.49%) Oracle Consultant
12 12 (4.71%) Hyperion Consultant
13 11 (4.31%) Architect
14 10 (3.92%) Business Analyst
15 9 (3.53%) Support Analyst
15 9 (3.53%) Account Director
15 9 (3.53%) Digital Account Director
16 8 (3.14%) Citrix Consultant
17 7 (2.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.78%) .NET
2 47 (18.43%) Web Services
3 40 (15.69%) HTML
4 37 (14.51%) CSS
5 25 (9.80%) jQuery
6 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET
7 22 (8.63%) .NET Framework
8 19 (7.45%) WCF
9 17 (6.67%) HTML5
10 16 (6.27%) LINQ
11 15 (5.88%) SOAP
11 15 (5.88%) CSS3
12 13 (5.10%) XML
13 12 (4.71%) Spring
13 12 (4.71%) JSON
14 11 (4.31%) Middleware
14 11 (4.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (3.92%) Ajax
15 10 (3.92%) .NET Remoting
16 9 (3.53%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.16%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.53%) Social Media
5 7 (2.75%) SecurID
6 6 (2.35%) FMCG
7 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.57%) EPoS
7 4 (1.57%) W3C
8 3 (1.18%) New Media
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Open Source
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Physics
10 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.39%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.35%) Windows
2 19 (7.45%) Linux
3 18 (7.06%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.49%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.49%) Android
5 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (2.35%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.96%) UNIX
8 5 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Solaris
11 1 (0.39%) CentOS
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 27 (10.59%) Project Management
3 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (10.20%) Data Analysis
4 25 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 25 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (9.02%) Change Management
6 22 (8.63%) Analytics
7 21 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.45%) MVC
9 18 (7.06%) SOA
10 17 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.67%) TDD
11 16 (6.27%) Web Development
11 16 (6.27%) ITIL
12 15 (5.88%) Time Management
13 12 (4.71%) Data Management
13 12 (4.71%) OO
13 12 (4.71%) Scrum
13 12 (4.71%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.02%) SQL
2 49 (19.22%) C#
3 32 (12.55%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.45%) T-SQL
4 19 (7.45%) Java
5 18 (7.06%) VB
6 13 (5.10%) PHP
7 10 (3.92%) Python
8 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.14%) VBScript
9 6 (2.35%) XPath
10 5 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.57%) C
12 1 (0.39%) COBOL
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.39%) PHP5
12 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (23.14%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.73%) Degree
3 22 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.35%) PMP
4 6 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.96%) MCP
6 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.18%) MCDST
7 3 (1.18%) MCSE
7 3 (1.18%) ISEB
7 3 (1.18%) CCA
7 3 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.18%) CCEE
7 3 (1.18%) CCIA
8 2 (0.78%) AAT
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.31%) XenApp
1 11 (4.31%) XenDesktop
2 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.75%) Snort
4 6 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.18%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) Nessus
1 7 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (2.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.78%) OpenView
4 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (21.57%) Fujitsu
2 43 (16.86%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.55%) Oracle
4 17 (6.67%) Hyperion
5 14 (5.49%) Citrix
5 14 (5.49%) Juniper
5 14 (5.49%) CheckPoint
6 11 (4.31%) AppSense
7 9 (3.53%) Symantec
7 9 (3.53%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.75%) Becrypt
8 7 (2.75%) LogRhythm
8 7 (2.75%) Splunk
8 7 (2.75%) Lumension
8 7 (2.75%) McAfee
8 7 (2.75%) Websense
8 7 (2.75%) IronPort
8 7 (2.75%) Qualys
8 7 (2.75%) Blue Coat
8 7 (2.75%) Cisco
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: £40,000-£50,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: £30,000 - £32,500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus +£4600 Cash/Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and car/cash allowance
Posted: 17 days ago