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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 39 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 100 120 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.72% 6.19% 6.22%
As % of the General category 13.89% 13.53% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 66
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,000 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
720 887 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.17% 45.77% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 553 688 503
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +4 42 £32,500 -30.10% 1
Chester -9 19 £45,000 - 6
Warrington -14 18 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Knutsford -2 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Runcorn -7 4 £27,500 -18.51% 1
Northwich - 1 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £25,500 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 118 (57.56%) Finance
2 104 (50.73%) Financial Institution
3 101 (49.27%) Wireless
3 101 (49.27%) Risk Management
4 99 (48.29%) Customer Engagement
5 80 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 54 (26.34%) HTML
8 42 (20.49%) .NET
9 40 (19.51%) Java
10 38 (18.54%) CSS
11 37 (18.05%) jQuery
11 37 (18.05%) HTML5
12 36 (17.56%) Degree
12 36 (17.56%) C#
13 35 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 34 (16.59%) E-Commerce
15 28 (13.66%) MS Excel
15 28 (13.66%) SQL
16 26 (12.68%) SDLC
17 25 (12.20%) User Experience
18 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
18 24 (11.71%) MVC
19 23 (11.22%) Project Management
19 23 (11.22%) PHP
20 22 (10.73%) MS PowerPoint
21 21 (10.24%) T-SQL
22 20 (9.76%) MySQL
23 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
23 19 (9.27%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.34%) JBoss
2 8 (3.90%) Apache
2 8 (3.90%) Node.js
3 7 (3.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.44%) SAS
4 5 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.95%) Jetty
5 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.95%) IIS
5 4 (1.95%) Liferay
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (7.32%) MS Office
4 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (49.27%) Wireless
2 13 (6.34%) HTTP
2 13 (6.34%) DNS
3 8 (3.90%) SSL
4 7 (3.41%) DHCP
4 7 (3.41%) VPN
5 5 (2.44%) Firewall
5 5 (2.44%) VLAN
5 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.95%) Network Security
7 2 (0.98%) LAN
7 2 (0.98%) SAN
7 2 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) MySQL
2 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (4.88%) Subversion
2 10 (4.88%) JIRA
3 6 (2.93%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.95%) Maven
5 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.98%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.98%) Grunt
5 2 (0.98%) Selenium
5 2 (0.98%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.98%) AppScan
General
1 118 (57.56%) Finance
2 104 (50.73%) Financial Institution
3 17 (8.29%) Banking
3 17 (8.29%) Marketing
4 12 (5.85%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.46%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.98%) French Language
7 2 (0.98%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (37.07%) Developer
2 56 (27.32%) Analyst
3 23 (11.22%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.83%) Test Analyst
6 13 (6.34%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) UX Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Web Analyst
11 7 (3.41%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.41%) Architect
11 7 (3.41%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (3.41%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.41%) IT Architect
12 6 (2.93%) Graduate
12 6 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.34%) HTML
2 42 (20.49%) .NET
3 38 (18.54%) CSS
4 37 (18.05%) jQuery
4 37 (18.05%) HTML5
5 19 (9.27%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.27%) Web Services
6 16 (7.80%) CSS3
7 15 (7.32%) WCF
8 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (6.34%) XML
10 12 (5.85%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.85%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.39%) RESTful
11 9 (4.39%) Middleware
12 8 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (3.41%) Underscore.js
14 6 (2.93%) LAMP
14 6 (2.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.20%) User Experience
2 19 (9.27%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.90%) Tandem
5 7 (3.41%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.93%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.93%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Statistics
8 3 (1.46%) Social Media
8 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.98%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) W3C
10 1 (0.49%) AS400
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Life Science
10 1 (0.49%) iSeries
10 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.27%) Windows
2 10 (4.88%) Linux
3 7 (3.41%) Windows XP
3 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
3 7 (3.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.98%) CentOS
4 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.27%) Risk Management
2 99 (48.29%) Customer Engagement
3 80 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (16.59%) E-Commerce
5 26 (12.68%) SDLC
6 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
6 24 (11.71%) MVC
7 23 (11.22%) Project Management
8 19 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.27%) Line Management
9 18 (8.78%) Web Application Development
10 15 (7.32%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.83%) TDD
11 14 (6.83%) Change Management
11 14 (6.83%) ITIL
11 14 (6.83%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (6.34%) BDD
12 13 (6.34%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.34%) Web Development
13 12 (5.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 40 (19.51%) Java
3 36 (17.56%) C#
4 28 (13.66%) SQL
5 23 (11.22%) PHP
6 21 (10.24%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.90%) VB
9 5 (2.44%) Python
10 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.95%) VBA
11 2 (0.98%) C++
11 2 (0.98%) Perl
11 2 (0.98%) R
11 2 (0.98%) RPG
Qualifications
1 36 (17.56%) Degree
2 15 (7.32%) ISEB
3 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.98%) CEH
4 2 (0.98%) IIBA
5 1 (0.49%) APMP
5 1 (0.49%) PMP
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) SLA
2 5 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.41%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.85%) Google
3 7 (3.41%) Cisco
4 6 (2.93%) IBM
5 5 (2.44%) Symantec
5 5 (2.44%) VMware
6 4 (1.95%) Teradata
6 4 (1.95%) Embarcadero
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle
8 2 (0.98%) Infor
8 2 (0.98%) GFI Software
9 1 (0.49%) Demandware
9 1 (0.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix
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