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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 214 151 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.60% 4.01% 4.21%
As % of the General category 14.55% 10.77% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 160 93 140
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1471 1402 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.47% 37.21% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1135 1059
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -10 16 £32,000 +4.06% 3
Bolton +4 8 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Bury - 3 £28,000 - 5
Oldham - 1 - -
Sale - 1 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 £48,750 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 166 (37.22%) Finance
2 149 (33.41%) Banking
3 97 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (15.47%) HTML
5 67 (15.02%) SQL Server
6 64 (14.35%) E-Commerce
7 61 (13.68%) CSS
8 60 (13.45%) Windows
9 59 (13.23%) Degree
9 59 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (12.78%) JavaScript
11 55 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (12.11%) C#
12 54 (12.11%) Oracle
13 53 (11.88%) Project Management
14 51 (11.43%) SQL
14 51 (11.43%) XML
15 50 (11.21%) Linux
16 45 (10.09%) Java
17 44 (9.87%) Marketing
18 42 (9.42%) PRINCE2
18 42 (9.42%) Microsoft
18 42 (9.42%) Mentoring
19 39 (8.74%) .NET
19 39 (8.74%) jQuery
20 37 (8.30%) TDD
21 36 (8.07%) UNIX
21 36 (8.07%) OO
22 33 (7.40%) ITIL
23 32 (7.17%) Data Warehouse

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.79%) WordPress
3 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.57%) IIS
3 7 (1.57%) SAS
3 7 (1.57%) CICS
4 6 (1.35%) Apache
5 4 (0.90%) CMS
6 3 (0.67%) nginx
7 2 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.45%) Node.js
7 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.47%) MS Office
5 10 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (3.81%) Oracle Retail
3 12 (2.69%) Magento
4 7 (1.57%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.67%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.67%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.45%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.45%) Agresso
8 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Force.com
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.47%) VPN
2 10 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.79%) Internet
3 8 (1.79%) WAN
4 7 (1.57%) Firewall
4 7 (1.57%) DNS
5 6 (1.35%) VoIP
6 5 (1.12%) WLAN
6 5 (1.12%) DHCP
6 5 (1.12%) ISDN
6 5 (1.12%) PSTN
6 5 (1.12%) SAN
6 5 (1.12%) MPLS
6 5 (1.12%) BGP
6 5 (1.12%) VPLS
7 4 (0.90%) ATM
8 3 (0.67%) LAN
8 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.45%) SSH
9 2 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.04%) MySQL
5 16 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.24%) Big Data
11 9 (2.02%) DB2
12 6 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.35%) DataStage
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (4.04%) Selenium
2 14 (3.14%) Maven
3 11 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.24%) Subversion
4 10 (2.24%) ClearCase
4 10 (2.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.57%) NUnit
7 6 (1.35%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.35%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.35%) Moq
8 4 (0.90%) QAComplete
9 3 (0.67%) JIRA
9 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 166 (37.22%) Finance
2 149 (33.41%) Banking
3 44 (9.87%) Marketing
4 24 (5.38%) Retail Banking
5 22 (4.93%) Back Office
6 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.35%) Advertising
8 4 (0.90%) Billing
8 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.67%) Automotive
9 3 (0.67%) Law
9 3 (0.67%) Legal
9 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 98 (21.97%) Developer
2 72 (16.14%) Analyst
3 37 (8.30%) Project Manager
4 34 (7.62%) Senior Manager
5 32 (7.17%) Business Analyst
6 26 (5.83%) Consultant
7 22 (4.93%) Software Developer
7 22 (4.93%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.71%) Architect
9 20 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
10 18 (4.04%) Applications Manager
10 18 (4.04%) Designer
11 15 (3.36%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.14%) Senior Project Manager
12 14 (3.14%) Tester
12 14 (3.14%) Test Manager
13 12 (2.69%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.69%) PHP Developer
13 12 (2.69%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (2.47%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.47%) HTML
2 61 (13.68%) CSS
3 51 (11.43%) XML
4 39 (8.74%) .NET
4 39 (8.74%) jQuery
5 32 (7.17%) Web Services
6 31 (6.95%) SOAP
7 28 (6.28%) JSON
8 25 (5.61%) Spring
9 19 (4.26%) Java EE
10 17 (3.81%) Middleware
10 17 (3.81%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.81%) HTML5
11 16 (3.59%) REST
11 16 (3.59%) Hibernate
12 14 (3.14%) Servlets
13 13 (2.91%) J2EE
13 13 (2.91%) JMS
13 13 (2.91%) WSDL
13 13 (2.91%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.59%) Mainframe
4 14 (3.14%) FMCG
5 12 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.24%) Social Media
7 9 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.79%) Photography
9 6 (1.35%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.35%) User Experience
9 6 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.90%) Blog
11 4 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.90%) EPoS
12 3 (0.67%) HACMP
12 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.45%) Windows
2 50 (11.21%) Linux
3 36 (8.07%) UNIX
4 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.57%) zOS
4 7 (1.57%) Android
5 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (14.35%) E-Commerce
3 55 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (11.88%) Project Management
5 42 (9.42%) PRINCE2
5 42 (9.42%) Mentoring
6 37 (8.30%) TDD
7 36 (8.07%) OO
8 33 (7.40%) ITIL
9 32 (7.17%) Waterfall
10 31 (6.95%) Business Analysis
11 28 (6.28%) Service Delivery
12 27 (6.05%) Risk Management
12 27 (6.05%) Logistics
13 25 (5.61%) Software Engineering
13 25 (5.61%) OOD
14 24 (5.38%) People Management
15 23 (5.16%) Analytics
16 21 (4.71%) MVC
17 19 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.78%) JavaScript
2 54 (12.11%) C#
3 51 (11.43%) SQL
4 45 (10.09%) Java
5 31 (6.95%) PHP
6 29 (6.50%) C
7 26 (5.83%) C++
8 13 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.69%) VB
10 7 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.35%) VB6
11 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.12%) PHP5
12 5 (1.12%) VBA
12 5 (1.12%) Python
12 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.12%) Perl
13 4 (0.90%) COBOL
13 4 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (13.23%) Degree
2 29 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.05%) ISEB
4 24 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 16 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.36%) CISSP
8 13 (2.91%) CISA
9 8 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.57%) VCP4
11 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.12%) CCNP
11 5 (1.12%) CCNA
12 2 (0.45%) CCA
12 2 (0.45%) AAT
12 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.22%) PMP
13 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.04%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.67%) RACF
5 3 (0.67%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.67%) ACF2
6 1 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (1.12%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.45%) Plesk
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (12.11%) Oracle
2 42 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.38%) VMware
4 22 (4.93%) IBM
5 18 (4.04%) Cisco
5 18 (4.04%) Teradata
6 14 (3.14%) SAP
7 11 (2.47%) Google
8 9 (2.02%) HP
9 8 (1.79%) EMC
10 7 (1.57%) Facebook
11 6 (1.35%) Twitter
11 6 (1.35%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.35%) Citrix
12 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.12%) Mitel
13 4 (0.90%) Actimize
13 4 (0.90%) Yahoo!
13 4 (0.90%) Nortel
13 4 (0.90%) ClickTale
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £41000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago