The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.25% 0.75% 1.37%
As % of the General category 2.60% 1.37% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £22,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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 Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
154 73 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 86.52% 54.89% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 122 67 120
Average salary £48,500 £46,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.30% +4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Retail
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Salary Trend in Knutsford

Retail
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) ODBC
4 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) FMCG
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) EJB
5 1 (9.09%) JSP
5 1 (9.09%) Servlets
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Graduate
3 2 (18.18%) IT Graduate
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ODBC
2 1 (9.09%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory