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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 19 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.26% 4.79% 13.00%
As % of the General category 14.52% 12.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +25.31%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
62 73 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 56.88% 38.83% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 52 57 42
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £53,500
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 14 February 2016.

Retail Salary Histogram in Chester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Marketing
3 12 (41.38%) SAS
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Games
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (17.24%) QA
6 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (13.79%) RESTful
8 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
8 3 (10.34%) Android
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
8 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
8 3 (10.34%) Redis
8 3 (10.34%) Kafka
8 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (10.34%) Microservices
8 3 (10.34%) Android SDK
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (41.38%) SAS
2 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Redis
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Games
4 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Online Betting
5 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Commercial Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) QA Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.90%) Head of IT Security
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Security
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Magento Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
2 4 (13.79%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) Android SDK
3 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) Kafka
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) FuelPHP
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) OO
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) Microservices
3 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) OOD
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Delphi
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CEH
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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