The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 19 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 24 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.34% 6.59% 0.52%
As % of the General category 16.11% 19.32% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 88 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 57.98% 34.11% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 84 58 42
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +50.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £26,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £45,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
Cheshire

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 28 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Chester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (68.63%) Finance
2 29 (56.86%) Degree
3 28 (54.90%) SQL
4 27 (52.94%) SAS
5 26 (50.98%) Data Analysis
6 24 (47.06%) Analytics
7 16 (31.37%) Marketing
8 12 (23.53%) Business Development
8 12 (23.53%) Performance Management
9 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 9 (17.65%) HTML
10 8 (15.69%) Java
10 8 (15.69%) CSS
10 8 (15.69%) MVC
10 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
10 8 (15.69%) jQuery
10 8 (15.69%) HTML5
10 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
11 6 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (11.76%) Android Development
11 6 (11.76%) iOS Development
11 6 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 6 (11.76%) Confluence
11 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
11 6 (11.76%) CSS3
11 6 (11.76%) Backbone.js
11 6 (11.76%) concrete5

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (52.94%) SAS
2 6 (11.76%) Confluence
2 6 (11.76%) concrete5
2 6 (11.76%) Drupal
2 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.76%) WordPress
2 6 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
2 6 (11.76%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.96%) Route 53
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (68.63%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Senior Analyst
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 24 (47.06%) Strategy Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (11.76%) UI Programmer
4 6 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Strategy Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Campaign Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Campaign Specialist
8 1 (1.96%) Business Change Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Service Operations Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Marketing Campaign Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
2 8 (15.69%) jQuery
2 8 (15.69%) HTML5
2 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.76%) CSS3
3 6 (11.76%) Backbone.js
3 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
3 6 (11.76%) Spring
4 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 3 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.92%) WCF
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.96%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 6 (11.76%) FMCG
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 6 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Data Analysis
2 24 (47.06%) Analytics
3 12 (23.53%) Business Development
3 12 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.69%) MVC
5 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (11.76%) Android Development
6 6 (11.76%) iOS Development
6 6 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 6 (11.76%) Kanban
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) CHAID
9 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Atlassian
1 6 (11.76%) Sitecore
1 6 (11.76%) ATG
1 6 (11.76%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Teradata