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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 28 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Retail 42 42 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.30% 8.30% 4.84%
As % of the General category 26.25% 24.14% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
160 174 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.62% 34.39% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 143 147 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £18,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 16 £40,000 +77.77%
Preston 0 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £11,000 -
Skelmersdale +1 1 £42,500 -
Blackburn -8 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 45 (61.64%) E-Commerce
2 32 (43.84%) HTML
3 31 (42.47%) CSS
4 28 (38.36%) XML
5 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
6 25 (34.25%) CSS3
7 24 (32.88%) SQL
8 22 (30.14%) PHP
8 22 (30.14%) jQuery
9 20 (27.40%) .NET
10 19 (26.03%) C#
11 16 (21.92%) Web Services
12 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (17.81%) Marketing
13 13 (17.81%) WCF
13 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
14 12 (16.44%) Web Development
14 12 (16.44%) Pay per click
14 12 (16.44%) SEO
14 12 (16.44%) Online Marketing
14 12 (16.44%) Analytics
15 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
15 11 (15.07%) HTML5
15 11 (15.07%) CMS
15 11 (15.07%) Umbraco
15 11 (15.07%) XSLT
15 11 (15.07%) ITIL
15 11 (15.07%) XHTML
15 11 (15.07%) T-SQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (15.07%) CMS
1 11 (15.07%) Umbraco
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Sage 50
2 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.74%) osCommerce
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.37%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Wireless
1 3 (4.11%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.37%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.96%) MySQL
4 6 (8.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Maven
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) NUnit
3 1 (1.37%) MSTest
3 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.37%) Moq
General
1 13 (17.81%) Marketing
2 6 (8.22%) Russian Language
2 6 (8.22%) Swedish Language
2 6 (8.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) Web Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Junior
6 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.22%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Junior Java Web Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) HTML
2 31 (42.47%) CSS
3 28 (38.36%) XML
4 25 (34.25%) CSS3
5 22 (30.14%) jQuery
6 20 (27.40%) .NET
7 16 (21.92%) Web Services
8 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.81%) WCF
9 11 (15.07%) HTML5
9 11 (15.07%) XSLT
9 11 (15.07%) XHTML
10 9 (12.33%) Classic ASP
10 9 (12.33%) SOAP
11 5 (6.85%) Struts
11 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.85%) Spring
11 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
12 3 (4.11%) LAMP
13 2 (2.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) FMCG
3 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.37%) EPoS
3 1 (1.37%) Tandem
3 1 (1.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) E-Commerce
2 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
3 12 (16.44%) SEO
3 12 (16.44%) Pay per click
3 12 (16.44%) Web Development
3 12 (16.44%) Online Marketing
3 12 (16.44%) Analytics
4 11 (15.07%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) Project Management
6 7 (9.59%) MVC
7 6 (8.22%) ERP
7 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.22%) PRINCE
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.85%) Time Management
8 5 (6.85%) CRM
8 5 (6.85%) Logistics
9 4 (5.48%) OO
9 4 (5.48%) OO PHP
10 2 (2.74%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.88%) SQL
3 22 (30.14%) PHP
4 19 (26.03%) C#
5 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.59%) C
7 6 (8.22%) Uniface
7 6 (8.22%) C++
7 6 (8.22%) Java
8 3 (4.11%) PHP5
8 3 (4.11%) PHP4
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) PMP
1 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MBA
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Sage
3 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Spiceworks
4 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
Rossendale
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago