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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.29% 3.25% 3.66%
As % of the General category 9.38% 9.30% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
32 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 24.43% 34.96% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 22
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) EFTPOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
1 1 (12.50%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft