The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 20 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.88% 4.38% 4.49%
As % of the General category 10.81% 11.11% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.27%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Retail
Cheshire

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

General Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
37 63 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 54.41% 39.38% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 23
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £56,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Retail
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Retail Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Stress Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) lodash
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 2 (28.57%) Mocha
3 2 (28.57%) io.js
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (28.57%) WebRTC
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Flash

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 2 (28.57%) Mocha
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior QA Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) io.js
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) lodash
1 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Sass
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (28.57%) WebRTC
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Stress Testing
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau