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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 35 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 218 222 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.22% 5.72% 5.50%
As % of the General category 16.91% 15.18% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 152 135 177
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £44,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +4.06%
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
1289 1462 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.76% 37.70% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1115 1197
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Stockport +4 22 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Bolton +8 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Cheadle +15 7 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Bury +6 5 £26,250 -10.25% 1
Salford - 2 £35,625 -
Wigan +4 1 £37,500 -23.07%
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 158 (37.53%) Finance
2 151 (35.87%) Banking
3 90 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (16.63%) Project Management
6 64 (15.20%) HTML
6 64 (15.20%) E-Commerce
7 63 (14.96%) Degree
8 58 (13.78%) SQL
9 57 (13.54%) Java
10 56 (13.30%) SQL Server
11 55 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (13.06%) TDD
12 52 (12.35%) Microsoft
13 51 (12.11%) JavaScript
13 51 (12.11%) Linux
14 50 (11.88%) PRINCE2
14 50 (11.88%) CSS
15 48 (11.40%) Oracle
15 48 (11.40%) Business Analysis
16 46 (10.93%) XML
16 46 (10.93%) Mentoring
17 45 (10.69%) UNIX
18 43 (10.21%) Marketing
19 42 (9.98%) Windows
19 42 (9.98%) .NET
20 40 (9.50%) C#
21 37 (8.79%) Retail Banking
22 33 (7.84%) C++
23 32 (7.60%) Logistics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 17 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.61%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.14%) Node.js
4 5 (1.19%) CICS
5 4 (0.95%) WordPress
6 3 (0.71%) nginx
6 3 (0.71%) SAS
7 2 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.80%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.14%) MS Office
5 8 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.71%) MS Project
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (2.85%) Magento
2 9 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.66%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.71%) Agresso
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.90%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Force.com
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.61%) ATM
1 11 (2.61%) VPN
2 10 (2.38%) SAN
2 10 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.90%) WAN
4 7 (1.66%) Internet
5 6 (1.43%) VoIP
6 5 (1.19%) WLAN
6 5 (1.19%) ISDN
6 5 (1.19%) DHCP
6 5 (1.19%) PSTN
6 5 (1.19%) MPLS
6 5 (1.19%) BGP
6 5 (1.19%) Firewall
6 5 (1.19%) DNS
6 5 (1.19%) VPLS
7 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.71%) LAN
9 2 (0.48%) SSH
10 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.28%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.04%) MySQL
5 16 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.19%) DB2
11 5 (1.19%) Big Data
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (4.99%) Maven
2 20 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.61%) ClearCase
3 11 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.14%) Selenium
5 7 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.66%) NUnit
5 7 (1.66%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.43%) Moq
6 6 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (1.43%) ReSharper
7 4 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.71%) Subversion
9 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.24%) Toad
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.24%) JIRA
9 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 158 (37.53%) Finance
2 151 (35.87%) Banking
3 43 (10.21%) Marketing
4 37 (8.79%) Retail Banking
5 24 (5.70%) Back Office
6 11 (2.61%) Games
7 9 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.43%) Advertising
8 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (19.00%) Developer
2 63 (14.96%) Analyst
3 42 (9.98%) Project Manager
4 36 (8.55%) Consultant
5 33 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 29 (6.89%) Senior Manager
7 25 (5.94%) Software Developer
7 25 (5.94%) Software Engineer
8 19 (4.51%) IT Project Manager
9 17 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.04%) Designer
10 16 (3.80%) Technical Specialist
10 16 (3.80%) Applications Manager
11 14 (3.33%) Architect
11 14 (3.33%) Technology Consultant
12 13 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (2.85%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.61%) Development Manager
14 11 (2.61%) Graduate
15 10 (2.38%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.20%) HTML
2 50 (11.88%) CSS
3 46 (10.93%) XML
4 42 (9.98%) .NET
5 32 (7.60%) jQuery
6 31 (7.36%) JSON
7 25 (5.94%) HTML5
8 23 (5.46%) ASP.NET
8 23 (5.46%) Spring
9 22 (5.23%) REST
10 21 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (4.99%) ActiveMQ
10 21 (4.99%) Servlets
10 21 (4.99%) SOAP
10 21 (4.99%) Hibernate
10 21 (4.99%) JMS
10 21 (4.99%) WSDL
11 20 (4.75%) Java EE
12 14 (3.33%) WCF
13 11 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.85%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.61%) FMCG
4 11 (2.61%) EPoS
5 10 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.14%) Open Source
7 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.66%) Social Media
9 5 (1.19%) LPAR
9 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.19%) Blog
9 5 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.95%) Photography
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.71%) User Experience
12 2 (0.48%) Life Science
12 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.11%) Linux
2 45 (10.69%) UNIX
3 42 (9.98%) Windows
4 7 (1.66%) Android
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.19%) zOS
7 2 (0.48%) AIX
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) Solaris
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) HPUX
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) SUSE
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (16.63%) Project Management
3 64 (15.20%) E-Commerce
4 55 (13.06%) TDD
4 55 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (11.88%) PRINCE2
6 48 (11.40%) Business Analysis
7 46 (10.93%) Mentoring
8 32 (7.60%) Logistics
9 31 (7.36%) ITIL
10 29 (6.89%) OO
11 28 (6.65%) MVC
11 28 (6.65%) Software Engineering
12 27 (6.41%) Coaching
13 26 (6.18%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (6.18%) Migration
14 25 (5.94%) Risk Management
14 25 (5.94%) Service Delivery
14 25 (5.94%) Waterfall
15 21 (4.99%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.78%) SQL
2 57 (13.54%) Java
3 51 (12.11%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.50%) C#
5 33 (7.84%) C++
6 28 (6.65%) C
7 22 (5.23%) PHP
8 17 (4.04%) Ruby
9 13 (3.09%) VB
10 12 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.14%) Python
13 6 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.19%) VBA
15 4 (0.95%) Perl
16 2 (0.48%) PHP5
17 1 (0.24%) Groovy
17 1 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 63 (14.96%) Degree
2 21 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.51%) ISEB
4 18 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (3.80%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.38%) CISA
6 10 (2.38%) CISSP
7 9 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.19%) CCNP
8 5 (1.19%) CCNA
9 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.71%) PMP
10 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.71%) CCA
11 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.48%) AAT
12 1 (0.24%) IIBA
12 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.23%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) FATCA
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.19%) RACF
3 5 (1.19%) ACF2
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.48%) Plesk
2 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.40%) Oracle
3 26 (6.18%) IBM
4 22 (5.23%) VMware
5 17 (4.04%) Cisco
6 11 (2.61%) SAP
6 11 (2.61%) Actimize
6 11 (2.61%) Google
7 7 (1.66%) Capita
7 7 (1.66%) Teradata
7 7 (1.66%) HP
7 7 (1.66%) EMC
8 6 (1.43%) Ab Initio
9 5 (1.19%) Facebook
9 5 (1.19%) Mitel
9 5 (1.19%) Citrix
9 5 (1.19%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.95%) Avaya
10 4 (0.95%) Nortel
10 4 (0.95%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Incentives
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Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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