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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 32 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 24 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.10% 5.27% 9.34%
As % of the General category 13.48% 17.96% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 49
Average salary £43,750 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £25,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,600
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
178 167 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.79% 29.35% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 154 145 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 15 £56,250 +2.27% 7
Wirral - 6 £38,000 -
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (40.68%) HTML
1 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
1 24 (40.68%) CSS
1 24 (40.68%) MVC
2 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
3 20 (33.90%) Linux
4 18 (30.51%) Law
5 16 (27.12%) OO
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 14 (23.73%) WCF
6 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
6 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
6 14 (23.73%) C#
6 14 (23.73%) .NET
6 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
6 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (22.03%) MySQL
7 13 (22.03%) PHP
7 13 (22.03%) Apache
7 13 (22.03%) jQuery
7 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
7 13 (22.03%) Ajax
7 13 (22.03%) Degree
8 12 (20.34%) OO PHP
8 12 (20.34%) Line Management
9 11 (18.64%) CRUD
9 11 (18.64%) ISSAP
9 11 (18.64%) ISSMP
9 11 (18.64%) Information Security

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (22.03%) Apache
2 11 (18.64%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) MySQL
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) Firebug
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (30.51%) Law
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Software Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Information Security Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
1 24 (40.68%) CSS
2 14 (23.73%) WCF
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
2 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (22.03%) jQuery
3 13 (22.03%) Ajax
4 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.25%) REST
5 9 (15.25%) SOAP
6 3 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.17%) EPoS
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) MVC
2 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
3 16 (27.12%) OO
3 16 (27.12%) TDD
4 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
5 12 (20.34%) OO PHP
5 12 (20.34%) Line Management
6 11 (18.64%) CRUD
6 11 (18.64%) Information Security
6 11 (18.64%) B2B
7 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.86%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
11 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
11 4 (6.78%) Information Security Management
11 4 (6.78%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.73%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) PHP
4 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) ISSAP
2 11 (18.64%) ISSMP
2 11 (18.64%) CISSP
2 11 (18.64%) CISM
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) ACCA
3 3 (5.08%) CIPFA
3 3 (5.08%) CIMA
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ICAEW
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) COBIT
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Fujitsu
3 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) Sun
4 1 (1.69%) Intel
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shop Direct
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits, pension, negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shop Direct
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + benefits, pension, negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 19 days ago