The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 39 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 9 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.54% 5.70% 3.42%
As % of the General category 6.98% 16.18% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Retail
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
129 173 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.44% 35.23% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 110 152 96
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Retail
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Retail Salary Trend in Lancashire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Retail Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Retail
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +12 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Blackpool - 2 £26,500 -
Burnley +2 1 £25,000 -52.38%
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Logistics
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Marketing
5 4 (19.05%) REST
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) WPF
6 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 3 (14.29%) WinForms
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Telecoms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (4.76%) CICS
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) AdWords
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Customer Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Account Executive
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 3 (14.29%) WinForms
2 3 (14.29%) WPF
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Logistics
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Telemarketing
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.76%) Display Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) COBOL
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JCL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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