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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 52 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 18 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.11% 8.52% 6.97%
As % of the General category 8.57% 22.81% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 24
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £15,300 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average 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
210 171 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.27% 37.34% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 171 127 144
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -9 6 £41,250 +20.43% 2
Chorley - 3 £57,500 - 1
Burnley -4 2 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Nelson - 2 £39,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Marketing
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (14.63%) Use Case
5 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.63%) Logistics
6 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.76%) Electronics
7 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.76%) DTV
7 4 (9.76%) Back Office
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) SAP
7 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Web Development
8 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
8 3 (7.32%) Email Marketing
8 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 4 (9.76%) Electronics
4 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 2 (4.88%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Designer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Web Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
1 9 (21.95%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) WPF
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) DTV
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) E-Commerce
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Logistics
3 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
3 6 (14.63%) UML
3 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
3 6 (14.63%) Use Case
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.76%) Web Development
5 3 (7.32%) Email Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.32%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 2 (4.88%) SEO
6 2 (4.88%) Display Advertising
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) NetApp
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Coremetrics
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