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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 23 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.29% 4.47% 6.20%
As % of the General category 15.75% 15.33% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
146 137 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.56% 29.15% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 133 107 164
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,952 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -7 8 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Preston +17 7 £27,500 -
Accrington - 1 £28,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £28,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 13 (25.49%) Finance
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) Logistics
4 11 (21.57%) HTML
4 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (19.61%) CSS
6 9 (17.65%) UML
6 9 (17.65%) Change Management
7 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.69%) WAN
7 8 (15.69%) Cisco
7 8 (15.69%) Use Case
7 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.73%) Windows
8 7 (13.73%) Marketing
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) jQuery
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) Linux
10 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
10 5 (9.80%) Broadband
10 5 (9.80%) RIP
10 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.80%) CCNA
10 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (9.80%) Juniper
10 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
10 5 (9.80%) MPLS
10 5 (9.80%) OSPF

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) WAN
2 5 (9.80%) RIP
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) MPLS
2 5 (9.80%) OSPF
2 5 (9.80%) BGP
2 5 (9.80%) Broadband
2 5 (9.80%) Junos
3 3 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.96%) JBuilder
1 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Network Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Operations Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Network Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
5 4 (7.84%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 10 (19.61%) CSS
3 6 (11.76%) jQuery
4 5 (9.80%) HTML5
5 4 (7.84%) CSS3
6 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.88%) Web Services
6 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
7 2 (3.92%) Sass
8 1 (1.96%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (1.96%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.96%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Copywriting
4 2 (3.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Ubuntu
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.53%) Logistics
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) UML
3 9 (17.65%) Change Management
4 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.69%) Use Case
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) B2B
8 3 (5.88%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) Data Management
9 2 (3.92%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.92%) SOA
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) SEO
9 2 (3.92%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) CCNA
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.80%) JNCIA
1 5 (9.80%) LPIC
2 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco
2 5 (9.80%) Juniper
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) NetApp
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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