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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 32 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 17 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.57% 5.67% 7.47%
As % of the General category 12.06% 21.26% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 31
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
141 127 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.90% 26.68% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 117 136
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,200 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,050 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (42.86%) Linux
1 21 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 19 (38.78%) OO
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
3 18 (36.73%) MVC
4 16 (32.65%) Degree
5 14 (28.57%) CISSP
5 14 (28.57%) CISM
5 14 (28.57%) Information Security
5 14 (28.57%) ISSAP
5 14 (28.57%) ISSMP
6 13 (26.53%) HTML
6 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
6 13 (26.53%) PHP
6 13 (26.53%) MySQL
6 13 (26.53%) CSS
6 13 (26.53%) Apache
6 13 (26.53%) Ajax
6 13 (26.53%) jQuery
6 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
6 13 (26.53%) OO PHP
7 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 8 (16.33%) UNIX
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco
9 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
9 8 (16.33%) Firewall
9 8 (16.33%) Law
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.33%) Law
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Security Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Information Security Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery Director
8 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) HTML
1 13 (26.53%) CSS
1 13 (26.53%) Ajax
1 13 (26.53%) jQuery
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) REST
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.24%) RESTful
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (12.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) EPoS
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 19 (38.78%) OO
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
3 18 (36.73%) MVC
4 14 (28.57%) Information Security
5 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
5 13 (26.53%) OO PHP
6 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.29%) Project Management
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) Information Security Management
8 6 (12.24%) Security Management
8 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
8 6 (12.24%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development
8 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
1 13 (26.53%) PHP
2 6 (12.24%) Ruby
2 6 (12.24%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 14 (28.57%) ISSAP
2 14 (28.57%) ISSMP
2 14 (28.57%) CISSP
2 14 (28.57%) CISM
3 3 (6.12%) CIPFA
3 3 (6.12%) CIMA
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ACCA
3 3 (6.12%) ICAEW
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (12.24%) COBIT
1 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) Kalido
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Intel