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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Retail 113 145 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.59% 7.95% 5.39%
As % of the General category 14.21% 19.21% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 42
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
795 755 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.36% 41.42% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 531 508 443
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 73 £80,000 +128.57% 12
Chester -12 7 £16,500 - 2
Knutsford - 6 £47,500 - 3
Macclesfield -5 4 £42,500 +16.43%
Warrington -31 4 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Runcorn 0 3 - -
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £34,250 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £50,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 123 (62.76%) Finance
2 93 (47.45%) Financial Institution
2 93 (47.45%) Risk Management
3 91 (46.43%) Customer Engagement
4 89 (45.41%) Wireless
5 66 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (22.96%) Java
7 39 (19.90%) .NET
8 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
9 34 (17.35%) HTML
10 33 (16.84%) C#
11 27 (13.78%) Degree
12 26 (13.27%) JavaScript
13 25 (12.76%) User Experience
13 25 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (12.24%) T-SQL
14 24 (12.24%) Marketing
15 22 (11.22%) jQuery
16 21 (10.71%) Banking
16 21 (10.71%) SQL Server
16 21 (10.71%) CSS
16 21 (10.71%) Windows
17 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
18 19 (9.69%) PHP
19 17 (8.67%) SQL
19 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
19 17 (8.67%) Project Management
19 17 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (8.67%) HTML5
20 16 (8.16%) VB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.06%) Apache
4 4 (2.04%) nginx
4 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.04%) IIS
5 3 (1.53%) JBoss
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.06%) MS Office
5 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (2.55%) Magento
2 3 (1.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 89 (45.41%) Wireless
2 7 (3.57%) DNS
3 6 (3.06%) VPN
4 5 (2.55%) SSL
5 4 (2.04%) Firewall
5 4 (2.04%) HTTP
5 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.04%) Network Security
6 3 (1.53%) DHCP
7 2 (1.02%) VLAN
8 1 (0.51%) SMS
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.55%) MySQL
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Subversion
1 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.04%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.53%) NUnit
4 2 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (62.76%) Finance
2 93 (47.45%) Financial Institution
3 24 (12.24%) Marketing
4 21 (10.71%) Banking
5 12 (6.12%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.53%) Back Office
7 3 (1.53%) German Language
7 3 (1.53%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Automotive
8 2 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (36.22%) Developer
2 36 (18.37%) Analyst
3 19 (9.69%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.16%) PHP Developer
5 12 (6.12%) Test Analyst
5 12 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.08%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.08%) Consultant
7 8 (4.08%) Designer
8 7 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.57%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.57%) Architect
8 7 (3.57%) Web Designer
8 7 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.06%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (3.06%) Business Consultant
9 6 (3.06%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.90%) .NET
2 34 (17.35%) HTML
3 22 (11.22%) jQuery
4 21 (10.71%) CSS
5 17 (8.67%) HTML5
6 11 (5.61%) Web Services
7 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (4.59%) XML
8 9 (4.59%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.57%) CSS3
10 5 (2.55%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.55%) RESTful
10 5 (2.55%) WSDL
10 5 (2.55%) J2EE
11 4 (2.04%) JSP
11 4 (2.04%) LAMP
11 4 (2.04%) SOAP
11 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.04%) WinForms
11 4 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) User Experience
1 25 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.06%) Social Media
4 5 (2.55%) Photography
5 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.53%) Statistics
6 3 (1.53%) Copywriting
6 3 (1.53%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.53%) Open Source
6 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.02%) New Media
7 2 (1.02%) iPad
7 2 (1.02%) iPhone
7 2 (1.02%) W3C
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.71%) Windows
2 8 (4.08%) Linux
2 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.06%) Windows XP
3 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (2.55%) UNIX
5 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (47.45%) Risk Management
2 91 (46.43%) Customer Engagement
3 66 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 17 (8.67%) Project Management
5 17 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (7.65%) ITIL
7 14 (7.14%) Web Design
7 14 (7.14%) Web Development
8 12 (6.12%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.61%) Change Management
9 11 (5.61%) Waterfall
9 11 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (5.10%) Line Management
10 10 (5.10%) Scrum
11 9 (4.59%) TDD
11 9 (4.59%) Automated Testing
11 9 (4.59%) Email Marketing
11 9 (4.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.96%) Java
2 33 (16.84%) C#
3 26 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 19 (9.69%) PHP
6 17 (8.67%) SQL
7 16 (8.16%) VB
8 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.53%) C++
11 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.02%) Ruby
11 2 (1.02%) C
12 1 (0.51%) XPath
12 1 (0.51%) PHP5
12 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (13.78%) Degree
2 10 (5.10%) ISEB
3 3 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.02%) IIBA
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMP
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) SLA
2 8 (4.08%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.06%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle
3 7 (3.57%) Adobe
3 7 (3.57%) IBM
4 6 (3.06%) SAP
5 5 (2.55%) Sybase
5 5 (2.55%) Google
6 3 (1.53%) Cisco
7 2 (1.02%) Apple
7 2 (1.02%) Symantec
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) GFI Software
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
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