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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 32 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 34 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.65% 8.69% 5.97%
As % of the General category 15.25% 28.04% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
223 189 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.04% 30.98% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 199 154 172
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -5 30 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Southport - 3 £42,500 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 21 (38.18%) MVC
1 21 (38.18%) OO
1 21 (38.18%) TDD
2 18 (32.73%) E-Commerce
3 17 (30.91%) Linux
4 15 (27.27%) Ajax
5 14 (25.45%) PHP
5 14 (25.45%) MySQL
6 13 (23.64%) CSS
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
6 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) jQuery
7 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Apache
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.18%) OO PHP
9 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (16.36%) EPoS
9 9 (16.36%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) .NET
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
9 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.36%) WCF
10 8 (14.55%) Subversion
10 8 (14.55%) Oracle
11 7 (12.73%) CISSP
11 7 (12.73%) CISM
11 7 (12.73%) ISSAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.82%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.45%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Information Security Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) Ajax
2 13 (23.64%) CSS
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 13 (23.64%) jQuery
3 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (16.36%) .NET
3 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.36%) WCF
4 6 (10.91%) RESTful
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.45%) MonoRail
5 3 (5.45%) NHibernate
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (5.45%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.82%) OpenLaszlo
6 1 (1.82%) Velocity
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) EPoS
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) MVC
1 21 (38.18%) OO
1 21 (38.18%) TDD
2 18 (32.73%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.73%) Information Security
7 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.91%) BDD
8 5 (9.09%) Analytics
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) SEO
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) PHP
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) CISSP
1 7 (12.73%) CISM
1 7 (12.73%) ISSAP
1 7 (12.73%) ISSMP
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.45%) COBIT
1 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.82%) Kalido
5 1 (1.82%) Teradata
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Talend
5 1 (1.82%) WSO2
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