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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 33 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing Retail 22 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.67% 2.96% 7.38%
As % of the General category 20.37% 9.87% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 38
Median salary £41,250 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £24,950 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £39,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
108 152 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.84% 29.98% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 95 128 139
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,300 £42,500
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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Accrington +3 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Blackburn +17 3 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Chorley - 3 - -
Newton-le-Willows -1 2 £39,000 - 1
Burnley -4 2 - -
Blackpool - 2 £68,750 - 1
Preston - 2 £100,000 -
Nelson -2 1 £42,500 +8.97%
Skelmersdale - 1 £15,015 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 19 (43.18%) Manufacturing
2 18 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (38.64%) Banking
4 16 (36.36%) Life Science
4 16 (36.36%) Aerospace
5 15 (34.09%) Project Management
6 13 (29.55%) Windows
7 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.45%) ERP
9 9 (20.45%) Project Planning
9 9 (20.45%) Big Data
9 9 (20.45%) Change Control
9 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (20.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (20.45%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (18.18%) jQuery
10 8 (18.18%) iPad
10 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.18%) Scrum
11 7 (15.91%) SQL
11 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
11 7 (15.91%) QA
11 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.64%) JSON
12 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
1 2 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Big Data
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MSI
1 5 (11.36%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (43.18%) Manufacturing
2 17 (38.64%) Banking
3 16 (36.36%) Aerospace
4 4 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Project Manager
2 10 (22.73%) IT Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Junior
4 6 (13.64%) Junior IT Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Applications Packager
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) ERP Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) ASP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Associate Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) jQuery
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (13.64%) JSON
2 6 (13.64%) REST
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) Sass
5 2 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Life Science
2 8 (18.18%) iPad
3 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) EPoS
5 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) BBC
7 1 (2.27%) FMCG
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
3 5 (11.36%) Windows NT
3 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) OpenVMS
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (34.09%) Project Management
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Change Control
4 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (20.45%) ERP
4 9 (20.45%) Matrix Organization
4 9 (20.45%) Project Planning
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) BDD
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) MVC
6 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
7 5 (11.36%) SDLC
7 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) VB
4 5 (11.36%) VBScript
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) AppDNA
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) AppSense
2 5 (11.36%) BMC
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) AVG
3 2 (4.55%) Epicor
3 2 (4.55%) GFI Software
3 2 (4.55%) Mitel
3 2 (4.55%) RedGate
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec
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