The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 8 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 15 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 15.79% 10.22% 6.32%
As % of the General category 38.46% 38.78% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Crewe region.

General Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 49 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 41.05% 26.34% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 36
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £38,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Retail
Salary Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Crewe region.

Retail Salary Trend in Crewe

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 38 (84.44%) Finance
2 32 (71.11%) Customer Engagement
3 29 (64.44%) Risk Management
4 28 (62.22%) Financial Institution
4 28 (62.22%) Wireless
5 26 (57.78%) C#
6 25 (55.56%) VB
6 25 (55.56%) .NET
7 24 (53.33%) T-SQL
8 23 (51.11%) SQL
9 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
10 21 (46.67%) Windows
11 19 (42.22%) SLA
11 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (42.22%) .NET Framework
11 19 (42.22%) WCF
12 18 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (37.78%) Web Services
13 17 (37.78%) OO
13 17 (37.78%) .NET Remoting
13 17 (37.78%) LINQ
13 17 (37.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (33.33%) Java
15 12 (26.67%) Middleware
16 11 (24.44%) XML
16 11 (24.44%) XSD
16 11 (24.44%) XSLT
16 11 (24.44%) JBoss
17 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (20.00%) SOAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 11 (24.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Project
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.78%) DTS
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 38 (84.44%) Finance
2 28 (62.22%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 19 (42.22%) .NET Framework
2 19 (42.22%) WCF
3 17 (37.78%) .NET Remoting
3 17 (37.78%) LINQ
3 17 (37.78%) Web Services
3 17 (37.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (26.67%) Middleware
5 11 (24.44%) XML
5 11 (24.44%) XSD
5 11 (24.44%) XSLT
6 9 (20.00%) SOAP
6 9 (20.00%) RESTful
7 8 (17.78%) WinForms
8 3 (6.67%) WPF
9 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.44%) HTML
9 2 (4.44%) Spring
9 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Customer Engagement
2 29 (64.44%) Risk Management
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) OO
5 9 (20.00%) Validation
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (20.00%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.56%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
10 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.44%) Build Automation
11 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) VB
3 24 (53.33%) T-SQL
4 23 (51.11%) SQL
5 15 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (20.00%) XPath
7 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 4 (8.89%) VBScript
8 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) PMP
3 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) XenApp
1 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 4 (8.89%) AppSense
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) Siebel
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Hyperion