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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 36 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing Retail 118 97 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.05% 6.11% 3.49%
As % of the General category 12.87% 15.57% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 70
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,980 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
917 623 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.00% 39.26% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 725 481 696
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £65,000 £70,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -17 35 £35,000 -41.66% 5
Crewe +1 28 £46,500 +24.00% 6
Chester +5 15 £55,000 -45.00% 2
Knutsford +2 11 £40,000 -60.00% 2
Runcorn +5 8 £30,000 +25.10% 1
Macclesfield -4 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 118 (45.74%) Finance
2 78 (30.23%) SQL
3 59 (22.87%) Windows
4 58 (22.48%) .NET
5 55 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 54 (20.93%) C#
7 53 (20.54%) Telecoms
7 53 (20.54%) Security Cleared
8 50 (19.38%) Web Services
9 49 (18.99%) Fujitsu
10 43 (16.67%) HTML
11 42 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 38 (14.73%) CSS
13 36 (13.95%) Oracle
13 36 (13.95%) E-Commerce
14 33 (12.79%) Degree
14 33 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (12.40%) Mobile App
15 32 (12.40%) MS Excel
15 32 (12.40%) JavaScript
16 30 (11.63%) Project Management
17 29 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (10.47%) T-SQL
19 27 (10.47%) PRINCE2
19 27 (10.47%) .NET Framework
19 27 (10.47%) Marketing
20 26 (10.08%) jQuery
21 23 (8.91%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (6.59%) SAS
2 16 (6.20%) Apache
3 14 (5.43%) nginx
4 9 (3.49%) uWSGI
5 8 (3.10%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.71%) CMS
7 6 (2.33%) Commerce Server
7 6 (2.33%) Drupal
7 6 (2.33%) WordPress
7 6 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.33%) Confluence
7 6 (2.33%) concrete5
8 5 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.78%) IIS
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.81%) MS Office
3 8 (3.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.49%) HFM
3 7 (2.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
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 (5.43%) Wireless
2 11 (4.26%) SSL
2 11 (4.26%) Network Security
3 10 (3.88%) VPN
4 8 (3.10%) HTTP
5 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.33%) Junos
5 6 (2.33%) Firewall
6 5 (1.94%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.16%) MPLS
7 3 (1.16%) Broadband
7 3 (1.16%) LAN
7 3 (1.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.78%) FTP
8 2 (0.78%) Intranet
8 2 (0.78%) TETRA
9 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.39%) Internet
9 1 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.59%) MySQL
4 15 (5.81%) Essbase
5 11 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.33%) Hyperion Smart View
8 6 (2.33%) DTS
8 6 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.55%) QlikView
11 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.88%) Subversion
4 9 (3.49%) Mercurial
5 7 (2.71%) JIRA
6 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.16%) Maven
7 2 (0.78%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.39%) Gradle
8 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.39%) Ant
8 1 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 118 (45.74%) Finance
2 53 (20.54%) Telecoms
3 27 (10.47%) Marketing
4 18 (6.98%) Advertising
4 18 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (6.59%) Banking
6 15 (5.81%) Retail Banking
7 14 (5.43%) Financial Institution
8 10 (3.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.16%) Back Office
10 2 (0.78%) Automotive
10 2 (0.78%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (28.29%) Developer
2 47 (18.22%) Analyst
3 30 (11.63%) Consultant
4 23 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.75%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.75%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (7.75%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.20%) Strategy Analyst
8 15 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.43%) Oracle Consultant
10 12 (4.65%) Hyperion Consultant
11 11 (4.26%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.49%) Digital Account Director
12 9 (3.49%) Account Director
13 8 (3.10%) Head of IT
13 8 (3.10%) Architect
13 8 (3.10%) Citrix Consultant
14 7 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.48%) .NET
2 50 (19.38%) Web Services
3 43 (16.67%) HTML
4 38 (14.73%) CSS
5 27 (10.47%) .NET Framework
6 26 (10.08%) jQuery
7 23 (8.91%) ASP.NET
8 22 (8.53%) WCF
9 20 (7.75%) LINQ
10 18 (6.98%) HTML5
11 17 (6.59%) SOAP
11 17 (6.59%) XML
12 15 (5.81%) Middleware
12 15 (5.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (5.81%) CSS3
13 14 (5.43%) Spring
13 14 (5.43%) .NET Remoting
14 11 (4.26%) WinForms
15 10 (3.88%) XSD
15 10 (3.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.40%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.65%) Data Integration
5 11 (4.26%) User Experience
6 9 (3.49%) Social Media
7 6 (2.33%) FMCG
7 6 (2.33%) SecurID
8 4 (1.55%) Replication
8 4 (1.55%) EPoS
8 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.16%) W3C
9 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.16%) Open Source
10 2 (0.78%) New Media
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.87%) Windows
2 19 (7.36%) Linux
2 19 (7.36%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.81%) Android
4 14 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.04%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (2.33%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.55%) UNIX
9 4 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.39%) Debian
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.95%) E-Commerce
3 30 (11.63%) Project Management
4 29 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (10.47%) PRINCE2
7 22 (8.53%) Data Analysis
8 21 (8.14%) Risk Management
9 20 (7.75%) Change Management
9 20 (7.75%) MVC
9 20 (7.75%) People Management
10 19 (7.36%) TDD
11 18 (6.98%) SOA
11 18 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
12 16 (6.20%) Waterfall
12 16 (6.20%) Analytics
12 16 (6.20%) OO
12 16 (6.20%) Web Development
13 15 (5.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.23%) SQL
2 54 (20.93%) C#
3 32 (12.40%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.47%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.91%) Java
6 22 (8.53%) VB
7 12 (4.65%) PHP
8 10 (3.88%) Python
9 8 (3.10%) XPath
9 8 (3.10%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.10%) VBScript
10 4 (1.55%) C
10 4 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) PHP5
11 1 (0.39%) R
11 1 (0.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 53 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.79%) Degree
3 20 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.33%) PMP
4 6 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.16%) MCP
5 3 (1.16%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) CCA
6 2 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) ACCA
6 2 (0.78%) CIMA
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) CCEE
6 2 (0.78%) CCIA
6 2 (0.78%) AAT
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.88%) XenApp
1 10 (3.88%) XenDesktop
2 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.94%) Snort
4 4 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.94%) Nessus
2 5 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.78%) OpenView
4 2 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (18.99%) Fujitsu
2 42 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 36 (13.95%) Oracle
4 18 (6.98%) Hyperion
5 11 (4.26%) Citrix
5 11 (4.26%) Juniper
5 11 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.88%) AppSense
6 10 (3.88%) JBoss
7 9 (3.49%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.71%) IBM
9 6 (2.33%) ATG
9 6 (2.33%) Telerik
9 6 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.33%) Cisco
9 6 (2.33%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.94%) Lumension
10 5 (1.94%) Splunk
10 5 (1.94%) Becrypt
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