The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Retail 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.40% 2.90% -
As % of the General category 9.43% 6.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

General Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
53 61 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 36.05% 44.20% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 30
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Retail
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Retail Salary Trend in Preston

Retail
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Preston region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Preston

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) FMCG
3 2 (22.22%) osCommerce
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) EPoS
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Brand Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MBA