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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.88% 1.72% 1.35%
As % of the General category 10.79% 4.17% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £100,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +325.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
139 96 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 54.51% 41.38% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 44
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £90,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Chester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Degree
3 16 (42.11%) SAS
3 16 (42.11%) Data Analysis
3 16 (42.11%) Analytics
4 9 (23.68%) MVC
4 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 9 (23.68%) Marketing
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Business Development
5 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
5 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (21.05%) HTML5
5 8 (21.05%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
7 6 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (15.79%) Android Development
7 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
7 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.79%) Confluence
7 6 (15.79%) User Experience
7 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (42.11%) SAS
2 6 (15.79%) Commerce Server
2 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.79%) Drupal
2 6 (15.79%) WordPress
2 6 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (15.79%) Confluence
2 6 (15.79%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.63%) Route 53
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
1 17 (44.74%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Strategy Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 6 (15.79%) UI Programmer
5 4 (10.53%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (7.89%) Head of Operations
6 3 (7.89%) Head of IT
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Change Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) CSS
2 8 (21.05%) jQuery
2 8 (21.05%) HTML5
2 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (15.79%) Spring MVC
3 6 (15.79%) CSS3
3 6 (15.79%) Backbone.js
3 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 6 (15.79%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) FMCG
2 6 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Android
1 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Data Analysis
1 16 (42.11%) Analytics
2 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Business Development
3 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
4 6 (15.79%) Kanban
4 6 (15.79%) Web Development
4 6 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (15.79%) Android Development
4 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Operations Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) ATG
2 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.79%) Sitecore
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Teradata
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.63%) SAP