The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 37 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 234 201 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.61% 5.37% 4.44%
As % of the General category 14.05% 14.73% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 142 174 125
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £26,560
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1666 1365 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.95% 36.47% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1396 1111 1118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Retail
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Retail Salary Trend in Manchester

Retail
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Retail Salary Histogram in Manchester

Retail
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Bury -13 5 £25,000 -37.50% 4
Bolton +10 4 £32,750 -27.22% 1
Stockport -3 4 £20,250 -37.69% 2
Altrincham - 3 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 3 £42,500 - 1
Oldham +3 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Rochdale -6 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Sale - 1 £30,000 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 149 (33.11%) Finance
2 109 (24.22%) Banking
3 101 (22.44%) E-Commerce
4 90 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (14.67%) Marketing
6 64 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (13.56%) Degree
8 60 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 58 (12.89%) C#
10 54 (12.00%) Oracle
11 53 (11.78%) Java
12 50 (11.11%) Project Management
13 49 (10.89%) Analytics
14 48 (10.67%) SQL
15 47 (10.44%) .NET
16 44 (9.78%) HTML
17 42 (9.33%) Linux
18 41 (9.11%) ITIL
19 40 (8.89%) CSS
20 39 (8.67%) SEO
21 37 (8.22%) Middleware
22 36 (8.00%) Retail Banking
23 35 (7.78%) Pay per click
24 34 (7.56%) PRINCE2
24 34 (7.56%) Online Marketing
25 33 (7.33%) XML
25 33 (7.33%) PHP
26 32 (7.11%) CRM
26 32 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
26 32 (7.11%) Mentoring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (5.78%) CMS
2 15 (3.33%) IIS
3 9 (2.00%) SAS
3 9 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (2.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 8 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.56%) WordPress
6 5 (1.11%) Apache
7 4 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.89%) JBoss
7 4 (0.89%) CICS
8 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.22%) Mule
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.22%) Node.js
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.44%) FastStats
4 5 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) MS Project
5 4 (0.89%) MS Office
6 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (6.44%) Magento
2 12 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.44%) SAP CRM
4 9 (2.00%) SAP MM
4 9 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (2.00%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 9 (2.00%) TIBCO iProcess
4 9 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (1.78%) SAP SD
5 8 (1.78%) SAP WM
5 8 (1.78%) SAP Retail
5 8 (1.78%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (1.56%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.56%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.56%) SAP BPC
7 6 (1.33%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.44%) SMS
2 8 (1.78%) Firewall
3 6 (1.33%) HTTP
4 4 (0.89%) DNS
5 3 (0.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.44%) LTE
6 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) WAN
7 1 (0.22%) ATM
7 1 (0.22%) Broadband
7 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.22%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.44%) MySQL
7 10 (2.22%) DB2
7 10 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.78%) Big Data
8 8 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.33%) DataStage
10 6 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.78%) ClearCase
2 13 (2.89%) Selenium
3 8 (1.78%) Subversion
3 8 (1.78%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.89%) QAComplete
5 4 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.89%) JIRA
6 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.67%) LSMW
7 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.44%) JUnit
7 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.44%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) JMeter
8 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 149 (33.11%) Finance
2 109 (24.22%) Banking
3 66 (14.67%) Marketing
4 36 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 18 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.89%) Billing
7 12 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.00%) Advertising
8 9 (2.00%) Back Office
9 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.67%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.67%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (23.11%) Developer
2 74 (16.44%) Analyst
3 34 (7.56%) Project Manager
3 34 (7.56%) Consultant
4 27 (6.00%) Java Developer
5 26 (5.78%) SAP Consultant
6 21 (4.67%) Architect
7 20 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
8 18 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.78%) Test Analyst
9 17 (3.78%) Senior Developer
9 17 (3.78%) Technical Specialist
10 16 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
11 14 (3.11%) Web Developer
11 14 (3.11%) Junior
11 14 (3.11%) Software Engineer
12 13 (2.89%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (2.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.44%) .NET
2 44 (9.78%) HTML
3 40 (8.89%) CSS
4 37 (8.22%) Middleware
5 33 (7.33%) XML
6 31 (6.89%) Web Services
7 30 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 28 (6.22%) jQuery
9 24 (5.33%) SOAP
10 22 (4.89%) Java EE
11 20 (4.44%) J2EE
12 17 (3.78%) Spring
13 16 (3.56%) XSLT
14 15 (3.33%) EDI
15 13 (2.89%) WinForms
16 12 (2.67%) XHTML
17 9 (2.00%) Rendezvous
17 9 (2.00%) Java SE
18 8 (1.78%) WCF
18 8 (1.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (3.78%) Mainframe
3 14 (3.11%) Client/Server
3 14 (3.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.00%) FMCG
5 9 (2.00%) User Experience
6 8 (1.78%) Social Media
7 7 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.11%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.11%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.89%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.89%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.89%) Tandem
9 4 (0.89%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.89%) HACMP
9 4 (0.89%) Blog
9 4 (0.89%) Photography
10 3 (0.67%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.33%) Linux
2 29 (6.44%) Windows
3 24 (5.33%) UNIX
4 6 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.89%) zOS
6 4 (0.89%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.44%) E-Commerce
2 90 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.11%) Project Management
4 49 (10.89%) Analytics
5 41 (9.11%) ITIL
6 39 (8.67%) SEO
7 35 (7.78%) Pay per click
8 34 (7.56%) PRINCE2
8 34 (7.56%) Online Marketing
9 32 (7.11%) Mentoring
9 32 (7.11%) CRM
9 32 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (6.67%) Logistics
11 29 (6.44%) Content Management
12 28 (6.22%) Scrum
13 26 (5.78%) OO
14 25 (5.56%) Coaching
15 22 (4.89%) Web Analytics
16 19 (4.22%) Strategic Planning
16 19 (4.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.89%) C#
2 53 (11.78%) Java
3 48 (10.67%) SQL
4 33 (7.33%) PHP
5 30 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 26 (5.78%) C
7 21 (4.67%) C++
8 15 (3.33%) ABAP
8 15 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.78%) COBOL
10 7 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.56%) PHP5
11 6 (1.33%) VB
11 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.11%) VB6
12 5 (1.11%) PHP4
13 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.44%) VBA
14 2 (0.44%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (13.56%) Degree
2 23 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.89%) CISSP
4 12 (2.67%) ISEB
5 8 (1.78%) CISA
5 8 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.89%) EnCE
9 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.44%) MCSE
10 2 (0.44%) MCSA
10 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.22%) AAT
11 1 (0.22%) CCNP
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.89%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
3 3 (0.67%) SCOM
4 2 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 54 (12.00%) Oracle
2 30 (6.67%) SAP
3 26 (5.78%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.67%) IBM
5 19 (4.22%) Google
6 13 (2.89%) Teradata
7 9 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.33%) Sage
9 5 (1.11%) VMware
9 5 (1.11%) Siebel
9 5 (1.11%) Facebook
9 5 (1.11%) Twitter
10 4 (0.89%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.89%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.89%) HP
10 4 (0.89%) Citrix
11 3 (0.67%) Retek
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe
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