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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 23 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.02% 6.27% 9.00%
As % of the General category 17.39% 17.17% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median 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
46 99 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 34.59% 36.53% 59.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 97
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 25 (62.50%) HTML
1 25 (62.50%) CSS
2 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (57.50%) ITIL
3 23 (57.50%) E-Commerce
3 23 (57.50%) IBM
3 23 (57.50%) ATG
3 23 (57.50%) WebSphere
3 23 (57.50%) hybris
4 22 (55.00%) Error Analysis
5 21 (52.50%) WCF
5 21 (52.50%) CMS
6 20 (50.00%) JSON
6 20 (50.00%) Google
6 20 (50.00%) Adobe
6 20 (50.00%) FTP
6 20 (50.00%) XML
6 20 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 20 (50.00%) Analytics
6 20 (50.00%) Magento
7 19 (47.50%) Front End Development
7 19 (47.50%) SQL
7 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (45.00%) Data Management
8 18 (45.00%) Subversion
8 18 (45.00%) Scrum
8 18 (45.00%) JIRA
8 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
8 18 (45.00%) PL/SQL
8 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (57.50%) WebSphere
2 21 (52.50%) CMS
3 7 (17.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (45.00%) JIRA
1 18 (45.00%) Subversion
1 18 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Local Government
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Graduate
6 6 (15.00%) Developer
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Incident Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Incident and Problem Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) CSS
1 25 (62.50%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) WCF
3 20 (50.00%) JSON
3 20 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.50%) LINQ
6 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) E-Commerce
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 22 (55.00%) Error Analysis
3 20 (50.00%) Analytics
4 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (47.50%) Front End Development
5 18 (45.00%) Data Management
5 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2
5 18 (45.00%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
10 1 (2.50%) BDD
10 1 (2.50%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) PL/SQL
3 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) ATG
1 23 (57.50%) hybris
1 23 (57.50%) IBM
2 20 (50.00%) Adobe
2 20 (50.00%) Google
3 18 (45.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Apple
4 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) GFI Software
4 3 (7.50%) Juniper
4 3 (7.50%) LANDesk
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
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