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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 49 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 74 104 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.96% 6.65% 6.67%
As % of the General category 8.97% 16.88% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 54
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,000 £49,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
825 616 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.12% 39.41% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 620 442 544
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 27 £100,000 +185.71% 4
Chester -9 8 £50,000 +25.31%
Macclesfield -15 7 £41,250 +23.13%
Knutsford -1 4 £22,000 -
Wilmslow - 4 £34,250 - 4
Runcorn -9 3 - - 1
Warrington -43 2 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Nantwich - 1 £50,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 82 (51.25%) Finance
2 42 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 37 (23.13%) Risk Management
5 35 (21.88%) Financial Institution
5 35 (21.88%) Wireless
5 35 (21.88%) .NET
6 34 (21.25%) Java
7 33 (20.63%) C#
8 32 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 29 (18.13%) E-Commerce
11 27 (16.88%) Marketing
12 24 (15.00%) SQL
13 23 (14.38%) T-SQL
14 22 (13.75%) HTML
15 19 (11.88%) Oracle
16 18 (11.25%) VB
17 17 (10.63%) Degree
18 16 (10.00%) Windows
19 15 (9.38%) Banking
19 15 (9.38%) User Experience
20 14 (8.75%) Waterfall
20 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
20 14 (8.75%) PHP
21 13 (8.13%) Web Services
21 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
21 13 (8.13%) Project Management
22 12 (7.50%) PRINCE2
22 12 (7.50%) .NET Framework

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.75%) Apache
2 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.13%) JBoss
4 4 (2.50%) nginx
5 3 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.88%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.50%) MS Project
4 4 (2.50%) MS Office
5 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (3.75%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.88%) Wireless
2 2 (1.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) MPLS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.50%) DTS
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.25%) Essbase
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) DB2
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.88%) NUnit
2 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) Subversion
3 2 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 82 (51.25%) Finance
2 35 (21.88%) Financial Institution
3 27 (16.88%) Marketing
4 15 (9.38%) Banking
5 10 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.75%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.75%) German Language
6 6 (3.75%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.88%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.88%) Back Office
8 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.25%) Automotive
8 2 (1.25%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Developer
2 18 (11.25%) Analyst
3 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.13%) Consultant
5 12 (7.50%) PHP Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Business Consultant
6 11 (6.88%) Designer
7 10 (6.25%) Business Transformation Consultant
8 8 (5.00%) Web Designer
8 8 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) PPC Manager
9 6 (3.75%) PPC Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) PPC Specialist
9 6 (3.75%) PPC Executive
10 4 (2.50%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Administrator
10 4 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.88%) .NET
2 22 (13.75%) HTML
3 13 (8.13%) Web Services
4 12 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.25%) CSS
6 9 (5.63%) XML
6 9 (5.63%) jQuery
7 8 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (4.38%) WCF
8 7 (4.38%) LINQ
8 7 (4.38%) .NET Remoting
8 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.75%) XSLT
9 6 (3.75%) Middleware
10 5 (3.13%) XSD
10 5 (3.13%) J2EE
10 5 (3.13%) WSDL
11 4 (2.50%) WinForms
11 4 (2.50%) JSP
11 4 (2.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.38%) User Experience
3 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.75%) Social Media
4 6 (3.75%) Copywriting
5 5 (3.13%) Photography
6 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.88%) Statistics
8 2 (1.25%) W3C
8 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 2 (1.25%) FMCG
8 2 (1.25%) iPhone
8 2 (1.25%) iPad
8 2 (1.25%) New Media
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (3.13%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) UNIX
3 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 37 (23.13%) Risk Management
4 29 (18.13%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.75%) Waterfall
6 13 (8.13%) Project Management
7 12 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.88%) Email Marketing
9 10 (6.25%) ERP
9 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.25%) Scrum
9 10 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 9 (5.63%) OO
11 8 (5.00%) Analytics
12 7 (4.38%) Online Marketing
12 7 (4.38%) UML
12 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.38%) ITIL
12 7 (4.38%) TDD
12 7 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.25%) Java
2 33 (20.63%) C#
3 24 (15.00%) SQL
4 23 (14.38%) T-SQL
5 18 (11.25%) VB
6 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.75%) PHP
7 4 (2.50%) XPath
8 3 (1.88%) C++
9 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.25%) Ruby
9 2 (1.25%) C
10 1 (0.63%) PHP5
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.63%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (3.13%) QA
3 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) Oracle
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.25%) SAP
4 6 (3.75%) IBM
4 6 (3.75%) Sybase
4 6 (3.75%) Adobe
4 6 (3.75%) Google
5 2 (1.25%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.25%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.25%) Informatica
5 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.25%) Apple
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £100k
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Wilmslow
Ripe4
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago