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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 24 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.30% 5.85% 4.28%
As % of the General category 15.58% 17.36% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 18
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £44,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +4.06%
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
154 144 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.00% 33.72% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 134 101 143
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Blackburn -2 8 £40,750 +16.42% 2
Preston +3 5 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Chorley - 3 £57,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £28,000 -
Accrington - 1 £28,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
2 15 (29.41%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.53%) HTML
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) Marketing
6 9 (17.65%) Logistics
7 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.69%) UML
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) Use Case
8 7 (13.73%) Change Management
8 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.76%) WAN
9 6 (11.76%) Cisco
9 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Web Development
10 5 (9.80%) jQuery
10 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
11 4 (7.84%) Copywriting
11 4 (7.84%) B2B
11 4 (7.84%) Project Management
12 3 (5.88%) MPLS
12 3 (5.88%) OSPF
12 3 (5.88%) BGP
12 3 (5.88%) Juniper
12 3 (5.88%) NetApp
12 3 (5.88%) Red Hat

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) RIP
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) MPLS
2 3 (5.88%) OSPF
2 3 (5.88%) BGP
2 3 (5.88%) Junos
2 3 (5.88%) Broadband
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
5 4 (7.84%) Designer
5 4 (7.84%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Operations Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) HTML
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
2 5 (9.80%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) HTML5
3 3 (5.88%) CSS3
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) Sass
4 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Copywriting
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) DTV
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
1 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
1 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Logistics
4 8 (15.69%) UML
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 7 (13.73%) Use Case
5 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 4 (7.84%) B2B
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.88%) SOA
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) PHP5
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.88%) JNCIA
2 3 (5.88%) LPIC
2 3 (5.88%) CCNA
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Juniper
2 3 (5.88%) NetApp
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Coremetrics
Preston, Lancashire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago