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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 21 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.59% 5.21% 6.41%
As % of the General category 14.09% 15.24% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 39
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 164 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.53% 34.17% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 111 144 208
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,303 £23,850 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +3 10 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Burnley -3 4 £22,500 -8.16%
Preston -3 2 £21,750 -60.45% 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (45.71%) E-Commerce
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) C#
5 7 (20.00%) UML
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) PHP5
6 6 (17.14%) PHP4
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) PHP
6 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (17.14%) LAMP
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) MySQL
7 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) Use Case
7 5 (14.29%) CSS3
8 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) WCF
8 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.43%) J2EE
8 4 (11.43%) SQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Connections
2 2 (5.71%) Liferay
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) InDesign
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSTest
1 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (8.57%) Moq
1 3 (8.57%) NUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Billing
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Russian Language
2 1 (2.86%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) CSS
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) LAMP
4 5 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) WCF
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE
6 3 (8.57%) XHTML
6 3 (8.57%) XML
6 3 (8.57%) WPF
6 3 (8.57%) Spring.NET
6 3 (8.57%) WinForms
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (8.57%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (8.57%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (8.57%) Tandem
2 2 (5.71%) IVR
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.00%) UML
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.29%) Use Case
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.57%) MVVM
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Kanban
6 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Online Marketing
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) PHP5
3 6 (17.14%) PHP4
3 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCP
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.71%) Lotus
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) HP
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