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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 45 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 83 74 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.61% 4.73% 5.20%
As % of the General category 10.30% 13.91% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 54 18 53
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +22.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £44,500
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
806 532 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.73% 34.02% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 654 391 604
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 24 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Chester -2 7 £50,000 +25.31% 2
Warrington -22 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Macclesfield -14 6 £40,000 -1.23%
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 - 1
Knutsford +3 4 £22,000 -23.47% 2
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 -
Nantwich +4 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 93 (50.54%) Finance
2 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (26.63%) .NET
4 46 (25.00%) C#
5 45 (24.46%) SQL Server
5 45 (24.46%) Customer Engagement
6 44 (23.91%) Risk Management
7 42 (22.83%) SQL
8 40 (21.74%) Financial Institution
8 40 (21.74%) Wireless
9 36 (19.57%) Java
10 35 (19.02%) T-SQL
11 32 (17.39%) Windows
12 31 (16.85%) E-Commerce
13 30 (16.30%) VB
14 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (14.13%) Web Services
16 25 (13.59%) HTML
17 24 (13.04%) Marketing
18 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
18 23 (12.50%) Oracle
19 21 (11.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 19 (10.33%) SLA
20 19 (10.33%) Waterfall
20 19 (10.33%) WCF
20 19 (10.33%) LINQ
21 18 (9.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 18 (9.78%) Project Management
21 18 (9.78%) JavaScript
21 18 (9.78%) OO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.98%) JBoss
2 7 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.80%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.26%) Apache
4 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.17%) nginx
6 3 (1.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.80%) MS Project
4 5 (2.72%) MS Office
4 5 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (3.26%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.17%) HFM
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.74%) Wireless
2 4 (2.17%) HTTP
3 3 (1.63%) MPLS
4 2 (1.09%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.54%) SSL
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.35%) DTS
4 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.17%) Essbase
5 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.54%) MS Access
8 1 (0.54%) MySQL
8 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.63%) NUnit
3 3 (1.63%) Maven
4 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.54%) Gradle
5 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.54%) Ant
5 1 (0.54%) JUnit
5 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.54%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 93 (50.54%) Finance
2 40 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 24 (13.04%) Marketing
4 14 (7.61%) Banking
5 11 (5.98%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.35%) Retail Banking
8 6 (3.26%) German Language
8 6 (3.26%) Italian Language
9 4 (2.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (36.41%) Developer
2 20 (10.87%) Analyst
3 18 (9.78%) .NET Developer
4 17 (9.24%) Project Manager
4 17 (9.24%) Consultant
5 13 (7.07%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Business Consultant
6 11 (5.98%) PHP Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Designer
7 10 (5.43%) Business Transformation Consultant
8 8 (4.35%) Web Designer
8 8 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Head of IT
10 6 (3.26%) PPC Specialist
10 6 (3.26%) PPC Executive
10 6 (3.26%) PPC Manager
10 6 (3.26%) PPC Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.63%) .NET
2 26 (14.13%) Web Services
3 25 (13.59%) HTML
4 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 19 (10.33%) WCF
5 19 (10.33%) LINQ
6 18 (9.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (9.24%) .NET Remoting
8 14 (7.61%) XML
8 14 (7.61%) CSS
9 13 (7.07%) Middleware
10 12 (6.52%) XSLT
11 11 (5.98%) XSD
11 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET
11 11 (5.98%) jQuery
12 10 (5.43%) RESTful
13 9 (4.89%) SOAP
14 8 (4.35%) WinForms
15 5 (2.72%) J2EE
16 4 (2.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) User Experience
3 8 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.26%) Copywriting
4 6 (3.26%) Social Media
5 5 (2.72%) Photography
6 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) W3C
8 2 (1.09%) New Media
8 2 (1.09%) FMCG
8 2 (1.09%) Open Source
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.39%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.80%) UNIX
3 7 (3.80%) Linux
4 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.63%) Android
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.46%) Customer Engagement
3 44 (23.91%) Risk Management
4 31 (16.85%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.33%) Waterfall
6 18 (9.78%) Project Management
6 18 (9.78%) OO
7 16 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.07%) TDD
8 13 (7.07%) Automated Testing
8 13 (7.07%) MVC
8 13 (7.07%) Business Transformation
9 11 (5.98%) Scrum
9 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.43%) Validation
10 10 (5.43%) ERP
11 8 (4.35%) Email Marketing
11 8 (4.35%) Web Development
11 8 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.00%) C#
2 42 (22.83%) SQL
3 36 (19.57%) Java
4 35 (19.02%) T-SQL
5 30 (16.30%) VB
6 18 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.07%) PHP
8 10 (5.43%) XPath
9 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.17%) VBScript
11 2 (1.09%) Ruby
11 2 (1.09%) C++
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) PHP5
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) XenApp
1 4 (2.17%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.43%) SAP
4 9 (4.89%) Fujitsu
5 6 (3.26%) Google
5 6 (3.26%) Adobe
5 6 (3.26%) Sybase
6 5 (2.72%) IBM
6 5 (2.72%) Informatica
7 4 (2.17%) AppSense
7 4 (2.17%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) Telerik
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) NetApp
9 1 (0.54%) Teradata
9 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.54%) VMware
Crewe, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Share option
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago