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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 50 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 13 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 8.40% 8.15%
As % of the General category 6.84% 24.84% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 30
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
190 161 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.12% 33.82% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 155 126 139
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £22,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
Burnley -2 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Blackburn -9 2 £41,250 +5.09% 2
Nelson - 2 £39,000 -
Accrington - 1 £35,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Marketing
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
7 5 (12.82%) Advertising
7 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (12.82%) Display Advertising
8 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
8 4 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (10.26%) Magento
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (10.26%) SAP
8 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 4 (10.26%) SQL
8 4 (10.26%) Java
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) Electronics
8 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.26%) Back Office
8 4 (10.26%) DTV
9 3 (7.69%) Adobe

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Marketing
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Advertising
4 4 (10.26%) Back Office
4 4 (10.26%) Electronics
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Law
6 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Designer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Designer
7 2 (5.13%) PMO Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
1 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) WPF
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) Zurb Foundation
5 1 (2.56%) CSS3
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) CakePHP
5 1 (2.56%) Java EE
5 1 (2.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) DTV
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Display Advertising
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
4 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.69%) Use Case
5 3 (7.69%) Email Marketing
5 3 (7.69%) Logistics
5 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.69%) MVC
5 3 (7.69%) UML
5 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) SEO
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
2 3 (7.69%) NetApp
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Coremetrics
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