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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank - 24 32
Permanent jobs citing Retail 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 4.03% 3.01%
As % of the General category - 13.16% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
33 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 44.59% 30.65% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 41
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £56,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) WFM

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Forecast Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft