The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 41 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.35% 4.39% 9.30%
As % of the General category 3.52% 13.69% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 40
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £35,150 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £54,600 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Retail
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

General Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
142 168 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.27% 32.06% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 120 154 123
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Retail
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Liverpool region.

Retail Salary Trend in Liverpool

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) Web Design
3 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) Social Media
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 5 (17.86%) Marketing
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Remedy
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Grunt
6 3 (10.71%) Node.js
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) iPad
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
6 3 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.71%) .NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (10.71%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Grunt
2 1 (3.57%) MSTest
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Junior
2 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Junior Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Junior Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Service Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Producer
7 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) HTML5
2 3 (10.71%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Social Media
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 6 (21.43%) Web Design
1 6 (21.43%) Web Development
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (14.29%) Coaching
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft