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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 48 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 79 70 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.17% 4.14% 4.39%
As % of the General category 9.19% 13.18% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 69
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £41,000
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
860 531 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.36% 31.42% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 732 412 663
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 £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Crewe +15 15 £40,000 +11.11%
Warrington -11 13 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Chester +8 5 £50,000 +1.52% 1
Macclesfield -13 4 £37,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 4 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford +1 3 £21,000 -26.95%
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 86 (44.56%) Finance
2 53 (27.46%) SQL Server
3 51 (26.42%) SQL
3 51 (26.42%) .NET
4 49 (25.39%) C#
5 47 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (20.73%) Windows
7 35 (18.13%) T-SQL
8 33 (17.10%) Risk Management
8 33 (17.10%) Customer Engagement
9 31 (16.06%) E-Commerce
10 30 (15.54%) HTML
11 29 (15.03%) Java
12 28 (14.51%) Web Services
12 28 (14.51%) Financial Institution
12 28 (14.51%) Wireless
13 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.95%) VB
15 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
15 24 (12.44%) Oracle
15 24 (12.44%) .NET Framework
16 23 (11.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (11.92%) LINQ
17 22 (11.40%) CSS
17 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
17 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
17 22 (11.40%) Marketing
18 21 (10.88%) SLA
18 21 (10.88%) Project Management
19 19 (9.84%) Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (5.70%) JBoss
2 9 (4.66%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.59%) Apache
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) Commerce Server
5 3 (1.55%) CMS
5 3 (1.55%) Drupal
5 3 (1.55%) WordPress
5 3 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.55%) nginx
5 3 (1.55%) Confluence
5 3 (1.55%) concrete5
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.15%) MS Project
3 7 (3.63%) MS Office
4 6 (3.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
6 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (3.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.07%) HFM
3 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.51%) Wireless
2 4 (2.07%) HTTP
3 3 (1.55%) VPN
3 3 (1.55%) Broadband
3 3 (1.55%) LAN
3 3 (1.55%) WAN
3 3 (1.55%) MPLS
4 2 (1.04%) TETRA
4 2 (1.04%) Intranet
4 2 (1.04%) FTP
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.15%) DTS
5 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.07%) Essbase
8 3 (1.55%) QlikView
9 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.52%) DB2
10 1 (0.52%) MS Access
10 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.07%) JIRA
4 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.55%) NUnit
4 3 (1.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.04%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.52%) Selenium
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.52%) Gradle
6 1 (0.52%) Ant
6 1 (0.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 86 (44.56%) Finance
2 28 (14.51%) Financial Institution
3 22 (11.40%) Marketing
4 19 (9.84%) Banking
5 14 (7.25%) Retail Banking
6 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
7 11 (5.70%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.11%) Back Office
8 6 (3.11%) German Language
8 6 (3.11%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (34.20%) Developer
2 24 (12.44%) Analyst
3 19 (9.84%) .NET Developer
4 18 (9.33%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.81%) Consultant
6 13 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Business Consultant
8 11 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.18%) Business Transformation Consultant
9 10 (5.18%) Designer
9 10 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.15%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Web Designer
11 7 (3.63%) Head of IT
12 6 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.11%) PPC Specialist
12 6 (3.11%) PPC Manager
12 6 (3.11%) PPC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.42%) .NET
2 30 (15.54%) HTML
3 28 (14.51%) Web Services
4 24 (12.44%) .NET Framework
5 23 (11.92%) LINQ
6 22 (11.40%) CSS
7 19 (9.84%) WCF
8 18 (9.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (8.81%) jQuery
9 17 (8.81%) .NET Remoting
9 17 (8.81%) ASP.NET
10 14 (7.25%) Middleware
11 13 (6.74%) XML
12 12 (6.22%) XSLT
13 11 (5.70%) XSD
14 10 (5.18%) RESTful
15 9 (4.66%) WinForms
15 9 (4.66%) SOAP
16 6 (3.11%) Spring
17 5 (2.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.74%) User Experience
4 6 (3.11%) Copywriting
4 6 (3.11%) Social Media
5 5 (2.59%) FMCG
5 5 (2.59%) Photography
6 4 (2.07%) EPoS
6 4 (2.07%) Replication
6 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.55%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) New Media
8 2 (1.04%) W3C
9 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) Economics
9 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.73%) Windows
2 12 (6.22%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (5.18%) Android
4 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.63%) Linux
4 7 (3.63%) UNIX
5 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone
5 6 (3.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.59%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.07%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.10%) Risk Management
2 33 (17.10%) Customer Engagement
3 31 (16.06%) E-Commerce
4 21 (10.88%) Project Management
5 18 (9.33%) PRINCE2
6 17 (8.81%) OO
6 17 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.81%) Waterfall
7 16 (8.29%) MVC
7 16 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (7.25%) Business Transformation
9 13 (6.74%) Scrum
9 13 (6.74%) Automated Testing
10 12 (6.22%) TDD
11 11 (5.70%) Validation
11 11 (5.70%) ITIL
12 10 (5.18%) ERP
13 9 (4.66%) Web Development
14 8 (4.15%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.42%) SQL
2 49 (25.39%) C#
3 35 (18.13%) T-SQL
4 29 (15.03%) Java
5 25 (12.95%) VB
6 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.18%) XPath
8 7 (3.63%) PHP
9 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.07%) VBScript
11 2 (1.04%) Ruby
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.52%) R
12 1 (0.52%) PHP5
12 1 (0.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.52%) Python
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 14 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.07%) ISEB
6 3 (1.55%) PMP
6 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.04%) MCP
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) XenApp
1 4 (2.07%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) EdgeSight
2 2 (1.04%) OpenView
2 2 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.44%) Oracle
2 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.70%) SAP
3 11 (5.70%) Fujitsu
4 8 (4.15%) IBM
5 6 (3.11%) Sybase
5 6 (3.11%) Telerik
5 6 (3.11%) Google
6 5 (2.59%) Adobe
6 5 (2.59%) HP
6 5 (2.59%) Hyperion
6 5 (2.59%) Informatica
7 4 (2.07%) Citrix
7 4 (2.07%) AppSense
8 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.55%) ATG
8 3 (1.55%) Dell
9 2 (1.04%) Siebel
9 2 (1.04%) NetApp
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago