The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 23 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Retail 40 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.40% 8.15% 4.88%
As % of the General category 24.84% 24.39% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 23
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £22,350 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £51,125
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
161 164 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.82% 33.40% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 126 139 136
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,125 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 10 £40,000 +77.77%
Skelmersdale +1 5 £42,500 -
Preston +2 4 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £11,000 -
Blackburn -6 2 £39,250 +12.14% 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (67.19%) E-Commerce
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.69%) HTML
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
5 17 (26.56%) PHP
5 17 (26.56%) SQL
6 16 (25.00%) .NET
6 16 (25.00%) XML
7 15 (23.44%) C#
7 15 (23.44%) jQuery
8 14 (21.88%) CSS3
8 14 (21.88%) Marketing
9 12 (18.75%) Pay per click
9 12 (18.75%) SEO
9 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 12 (18.75%) Online Marketing
9 12 (18.75%) Analytics
10 11 (17.19%) ITIL
11 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.63%) Web Services
12 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.06%) MySQL
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (14.06%) WCF
13 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (12.50%) Project Management
14 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.94%) C
14 7 (10.94%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
1 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Sage 50
2 5 (7.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.13%) osCommerce
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.56%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (4.69%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (4.69%) Moq
1 3 (4.69%) MSTest
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.69%) Maven
1 3 (4.69%) NUnit
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 14 (21.88%) Marketing
2 6 (9.38%) Back Office
2 6 (9.38%) Russian Language
2 6 (9.38%) Swedish Language
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Web Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Junior
7 4 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Assistant
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
2 18 (28.13%) CSS
3 16 (25.00%) .NET
3 16 (25.00%) XML
4 15 (23.44%) jQuery
5 14 (21.88%) CSS3
6 10 (15.63%) Web Services
7 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.06%) WCF
8 5 (7.81%) HTML5
8 5 (7.81%) XHTML
8 5 (7.81%) XSLT
9 4 (6.25%) LAMP
9 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (4.69%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (4.69%) Ninject
10 3 (4.69%) Spring.NET
10 3 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.69%) FMCG
2 3 (4.69%) Tandem
3 2 (3.13%) IVR
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) E-Commerce
2 12 (18.75%) Pay per click
2 12 (18.75%) SEO
2 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 12 (18.75%) Online Marketing
2 12 (18.75%) Analytics
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL
4 8 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (10.94%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) Web Development
6 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.38%) CRM
6 6 (9.38%) ERP
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.81%) Time Management
7 5 (7.81%) Logistics
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
8 4 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.56%) PHP
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) C#
4 7 (10.94%) C
5 6 (9.38%) C++
5 6 (9.38%) Uniface
6 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.25%) PHP5
7 4 (6.25%) PHP4
7 4 (6.25%) Java
8 3 (4.69%) VB
8 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) PMP
1 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MBA
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Sage
3 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.56%) Spiceworks
5 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
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