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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 21 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.61% 2.79% 5.52%
As % of the General category 16.28% 7.81% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 21
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
129 128 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.29% 35.65% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 117 110 151
Median salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

Retail Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Retail
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 7 £24,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 4 £40,250 - 1
Rossendale - 4 £45,000 -
Blackburn +2 2 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Accrington - 1 £41,000 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £36,200 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 9 (18.00%) iPad
6 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.00%) HTML
6 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) Finance
7 7 (14.00%) Marketing
7 7 (14.00%) XHTML
7 7 (14.00%) Sass
7 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (12.00%) EPoS
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.00%) SAP
9 5 (10.00%) C#
9 5 (10.00%) B2B
9 5 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.00%) SDLC
10 4 (8.00%) User Experience
10 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.00%) Project Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Calabash
1 3 (6.00%) Capybara
1 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
1 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) JMeter
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.00%) Marketing
4 4 (8.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (14.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (14.00%) HTML Developer
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Retail Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Web Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) jQuery
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.00%) Sass
3 7 (14.00%) XHTML
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) RESTful
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.00%) JSON
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) iPad
2 6 (12.00%) EPoS
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) FMCG
4 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Blog
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) AIX
1 1 (2.00%) Solaris
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (10.00%) B2B
6 5 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) ERP
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) SDLC
7 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.00%) BDD
8 3 (6.00%) Logistics
8 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (6.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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