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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 32 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 27 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.66% 3.22% 7.14%
As % of the General category 14.52% 10.75% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 31
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,600 £40,250 £60,000
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
186 186 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.99% 29.95% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 147 159 151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 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
Liverpool +16 19 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Wirral - 4 £45,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £37,500 -
Bootle - 1 £60,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.95%) E-Commerce
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (28.57%) CSS
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) Web Design
5 7 (16.67%) Finance
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) .NET
6 6 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (14.29%) Web Development
6 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Social Media
7 5 (11.90%) Marketing
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.90%) EPoS
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Linux
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) OO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 4 (9.52%) Liferay
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Grunt
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Firebug
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.38%) MSTest
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Junior
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Digital Producer
9 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) Ajax
3 4 (9.52%) REST
4 3 (7.14%) CSS3
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) WCF
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.29%) Social Media
3 5 (11.90%) EPoS
4 3 (7.14%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) New Media
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (16.67%) Web Design
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (14.29%) Web Development
3 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) TDD
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) OO
4 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
5 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.76%) B2B
6 2 (4.76%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cognos
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft