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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 12 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.66% 8.80% 5.17%
As % of the General category 14.12% 16.79% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
85 131 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.09% 52.40% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 50
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) Google
5 6 (30.00%) Smartphone
5 6 (30.00%) Web Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (30.00%) WCF
5 6 (30.00%) Google Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) Node.js
5 6 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (30.00%) CQRS
5 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) HTTP
5 6 (30.00%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (30.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Change Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Campaign Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.00%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) WCF
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Tandem
1 6 (30.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Web Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) CQRS
3 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Google
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago