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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 21 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 54 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.82% 6.69% 5.30%
As % of the General category 31.76% 18.63% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 25
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
170 204 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.07% 35.92% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 153 178 166
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £18,800 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +4 23 £40,000 +79.77% 1
Preston +5 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £11,000 -
Blackburn +1 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (58.14%) E-Commerce
2 43 (50.00%) HTML
3 42 (48.84%) CSS
4 40 (46.51%) XML
5 36 (41.86%) CSS3
6 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
7 30 (34.88%) SQL
8 27 (31.40%) PHP
8 27 (31.40%) jQuery
9 25 (29.07%) .NET
10 24 (27.91%) C#
11 22 (25.58%) Web Services
12 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (20.93%) Web Development
13 18 (20.93%) WCF
13 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
14 17 (19.77%) XSLT
14 17 (19.77%) XHTML
14 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
14 17 (19.77%) Umbraco
14 17 (19.77%) CMS
14 17 (19.77%) Mobile App
14 17 (19.77%) HTML5
15 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2
15 15 (17.44%) Classic ASP
15 15 (17.44%) SOAP
16 13 (15.12%) Marketing
17 12 (13.95%) Pay per click
17 12 (13.95%) SEO
17 12 (13.95%) Online Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (19.77%) CMS
1 17 (19.77%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Sage 50
2 5 (5.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.33%) osCommerce
4 1 (1.16%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Wireless
1 3 (3.49%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
2 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.14%) MySQL
5 6 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) MS Access
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.81%) Maven
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.12%) Marketing
2 6 (6.98%) Russian Language
2 6 (6.98%) Swedish Language
2 6 (6.98%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 37 (43.02%) Web Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Junior
6 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Junior Developer
6 6 (6.98%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Junior Java Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.00%) HTML
2 42 (48.84%) CSS
3 40 (46.51%) XML
4 36 (41.86%) CSS3
5 27 (31.40%) jQuery
6 25 (29.07%) .NET
7 22 (25.58%) Web Services
8 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.93%) WCF
9 17 (19.77%) HTML5
9 17 (19.77%) XSLT
9 17 (19.77%) XHTML
10 15 (17.44%) Classic ASP
10 15 (17.44%) SOAP
11 5 (5.81%) Struts
11 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.81%) Spring
11 5 (5.81%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.33%) Ajax
12 2 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
1 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.33%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) E-Commerce
2 18 (20.93%) Web Development
3 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2
4 12 (13.95%) SEO
4 12 (13.95%) Pay per click
4 12 (13.95%) Online Marketing
4 12 (13.95%) Analytics
5 11 (12.79%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.30%) Project Management
7 6 (6.98%) MVC
7 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.98%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.81%) ERP
8 5 (5.81%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) Time Management
9 4 (4.65%) Logistics
9 4 (4.65%) OO PHP
9 4 (4.65%) Change Management
9 4 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 30 (34.88%) SQL
3 27 (31.40%) PHP
4 24 (27.91%) C#
5 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.14%) C
7 6 (6.98%) Uniface
7 6 (6.98%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) Java
8 2 (2.33%) PHP5
8 2 (2.33%) PHP4
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) PMP
1 5 (5.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) CCA
5 1 (1.16%) MBA
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.98%) Sage
2 5 (5.81%) IBM
3 1 (1.16%) Spiceworks
3 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
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