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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 42 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 233 180 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.61% 4.72% 4.28%
As % of the General category 13.76% 13.33% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 153
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1693 1350 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.75% 35.38% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1440 1098 1269
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -8 8 £24,000 -4.00% 4
Cheadle +12 3 £42,500 +84.78%
Bolton +3 2 £33,750 -22.85% 1
Altrincham - 2 £30,000 -
Oldham -3 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Rochdale -4 1 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Stockport -14 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Sale - 1 £30,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 160 (34.86%) Finance
2 118 (25.71%) Banking
3 96 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (20.26%) E-Commerce
5 69 (15.03%) C#
5 69 (15.03%) SQL Server
6 67 (14.60%) Degree
7 64 (13.94%) Oracle
8 63 (13.73%) Marketing
9 58 (12.64%) HTML
10 55 (11.98%) Project Management
11 54 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (11.55%) CSS
13 52 (11.33%) .NET
14 47 (10.24%) Java
14 47 (10.24%) SQL
14 47 (10.24%) Analytics
15 45 (9.80%) JavaScript
16 44 (9.59%) PHP
16 44 (9.59%) Mentoring
17 41 (8.93%) Linux
18 40 (8.71%) XML
19 39 (8.50%) Web Services
20 38 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (8.28%) jQuery
21 36 (7.84%) OO
22 35 (7.63%) Windows
22 35 (7.63%) ITIL
22 35 (7.63%) PRINCE2
22 35 (7.63%) SEO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 23 (5.01%) CMS
2 17 (3.70%) IIS
3 11 (2.40%) SAS
3 11 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.40%) WordPress
4 6 (1.31%) Apache
5 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.87%) CICS
6 4 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (0.87%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.22%) Lync
9 1 (0.22%) Node.js
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 21 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.36%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.40%) FastStats
4 10 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.87%) MS Office
6 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.65%) MS Project
7 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 34 (7.41%) Magento
2 17 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.83%) Oracle Retail
4 11 (2.40%) SAP CRM
5 10 (2.18%) Google Analytics
6 9 (1.96%) SAP MM
7 8 (1.74%) SAP WM
7 8 (1.74%) SAP SD
7 8 (1.74%) SAP Retail
8 7 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (1.53%) SAP CO
8 7 (1.53%) SAP FI
8 7 (1.53%) SAP BPC
9 6 (1.31%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.87%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 4 (0.87%) TIBCO iProcess
10 4 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) SMS
2 4 (0.87%) ATM
2 4 (0.87%) DNS
2 4 (0.87%) Firewall
3 2 (0.44%) SSH
3 2 (0.44%) LTE
3 2 (0.44%) SSL
3 2 (0.44%) DHCP
3 2 (0.44%) HTTP
3 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Broadband
4 1 (0.22%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.70%) MySQL
6 15 (3.27%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.96%) DB2
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.74%) Big Data
11 6 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.31%) DataStage
11 6 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (4.36%) ClearCase
2 18 (3.92%) Selenium
3 12 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.40%) Subversion
5 10 (2.18%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.87%) JIRA
7 4 (0.87%) QAComplete
8 3 (0.65%) LSMW
8 3 (0.65%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.65%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.44%) JUnit
9 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 160 (34.86%) Finance
2 118 (25.71%) Banking
3 63 (13.73%) Marketing
4 30 (6.54%) Retail Banking
5 13 (2.83%) Billing
5 13 (2.83%) Back Office
6 12 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.31%) Advertising
9 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
11 2 (0.44%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (25.71%) Developer
2 75 (16.34%) Analyst
3 33 (7.19%) Consultant
4 31 (6.75%) Project Manager
5 27 (5.88%) Architect
6 26 (5.66%) SAP Consultant
7 24 (5.23%) Java Developer
8 23 (5.01%) Business Analyst
9 20 (4.36%) Technical Specialist
10 19 (4.14%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.14%) E-Commerce Manager
11 17 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.49%) Test Analyst
13 15 (3.27%) Junior
13 15 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.27%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
14 13 (2.83%) C# Developer
14 13 (2.83%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.64%) HTML
2 53 (11.55%) CSS
3 52 (11.33%) .NET
4 40 (8.71%) XML
5 39 (8.50%) Web Services
6 38 (8.28%) jQuery
7 32 (6.97%) ASP.NET
8 30 (6.54%) Middleware
9 25 (5.45%) SOAP
10 20 (4.36%) J2EE
11 19 (4.14%) Spring
12 18 (3.92%) Java EE
13 16 (3.49%) XSLT
14 15 (3.27%) EDI
15 14 (3.05%) WinForms
16 11 (2.40%) HTML5
17 9 (1.96%) WCF
17 9 (1.96%) WPF
17 9 (1.96%) CSS3
17 9 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 15 (3.27%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.61%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (2.61%) Social Media
6 11 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.96%) FMCG
8 8 (1.74%) User Experience
9 6 (1.31%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.31%) Blog
9 6 (1.31%) Photography
10 5 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.87%) HACMP
11 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.65%) Open Source
12 3 (0.65%) Tandem
12 3 (0.65%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.93%) Linux
2 35 (7.63%) Windows
3 17 (3.70%) UNIX
4 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.87%) zOS
5 4 (0.87%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (20.26%) E-Commerce
3 55 (11.98%) Project Management
4 47 (10.24%) Analytics
5 44 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 38 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (7.84%) OO
8 35 (7.63%) ITIL
8 35 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 35 (7.63%) SEO
9 34 (7.41%) Coaching
10 33 (7.19%) Pay per click
11 32 (6.97%) Content Management
11 32 (6.97%) CRM
12 29 (6.32%) Logistics
12 29 (6.32%) Online Marketing
13 26 (5.66%) Scrum
14 22 (4.79%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.79%) SOA
14 22 (4.79%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.03%) C#
2 47 (10.24%) Java
2 47 (10.24%) SQL
3 45 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 44 (9.59%) PHP
5 26 (5.66%) C
6 22 (4.79%) C++
7 15 (3.27%) ABAP
8 13 (2.83%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.18%) PHP5
11 9 (1.96%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.53%) VB
12 7 (1.53%) COBOL
13 6 (1.31%) VB6
14 5 (1.09%) PHP4
15 4 (0.87%) Ruby
15 4 (0.87%) Python
15 4 (0.87%) Perl
16 3 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (14.60%) Degree
2 28 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.27%) ISEB
4 13 (2.83%) CISSP
5 12 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.96%) CISA
7 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.44%) EnCE
8 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.44%) MCSE
8 2 (0.44%) MCSA
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.22%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.87%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.31%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.44%) Plesk
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (13.94%) Oracle
2 29 (6.32%) SAP
3 22 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.79%) Google
4 21 (4.58%) IBM
5 15 (3.27%) Teradata
6 8 (1.74%) VMware
7 7 (1.53%) Facebook
7 7 (1.53%) Twitter
8 6 (1.31%) HP
8 6 (1.31%) Sage
9 5 (1.09%) Citrix
10 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.87%) Cisco
10 4 (0.87%) Siebel
10 4 (0.87%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.87%) Actimize
11 3 (0.65%) EMC
11 3 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, on call allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £28-30k, DOE + 5% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
BCC Cars
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago