The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 20 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.87% 8.92% 2.36%
As % of the General category 18.87% 15.00% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 6
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,850 £26,990
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £68,600 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,645
% change year-on-year
- +5.52%
Retail
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
106 160 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.43% 59.48% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 88 77
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Retail
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Chester region.

Retail Salary Trend in Chester

Retail
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Chester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (41.67%) MS Office
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Google
5 8 (33.33%) Tandem
5 8 (33.33%) WCF
5 8 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (33.33%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) Node.js
5 8 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (33.33%) CQRS
5 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
6 7 (29.17%) Benchmarking
6 7 (29.17%) Analytics
6 7 (29.17%) Google Analytics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Online Betting
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Web Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Database Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Head of IT
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Head of Security
6 2 (8.33%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 8 (33.33%) WCF
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Tandem
2 7 (29.17%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) CQRS
3 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 7 (29.17%) Analytics
4 7 (29.17%) Benchmarking
4 7 (29.17%) Web Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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