The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 51 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.57% 3.47% 7.10%
As % of the General category 4.32% 11.17% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
185 206 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.42% 31.12% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 152 175 132
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 £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Retail
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Retail Salary Trend in Merseyside

Retail
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Retail
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Wirral - 4 £45,000 -
Liverpool -2 3 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Bootle - 1 £60,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
4 7 (17.50%) Web Design
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (15.00%) Social Media
5 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (12.50%) Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) EPoS
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Banking
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Apache
7 4 (10.00%) Cognos
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) PHP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Liferay
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Grunt
2 1 (2.50%) MSTest
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Junior
4 6 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Service Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Service Support Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Digital Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
1 10 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) Ajax
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) jQuery
2 4 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (7.50%) CSS3
3 3 (7.50%) HTML5
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) Social Media
3 5 (12.50%) EPoS
4 3 (7.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) New Media
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.50%) Web Design
3 6 (15.00%) Web Development
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
2 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Cognos
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft