Period
to 25 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 109 93
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 51 32 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.12% 1.54% 2.90%
As % of the General category 10.45% 3.60% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 64
Cheshire median annual salary £41,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.87% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,150 £26,250 £26,075
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,875 £75,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.76%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 488 890 1,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.85% 42.85% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 326 582 1,182
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -4.76% +18.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,775 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,125 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -16 9 £41,250 +44.74% 9
Knutsford +27 8 - - 1
Runcorn 0 4 - - 1
Warrington +2 3 £32,500 -35.00% 7
Crewe - 3 £35,000 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 2 - - 1
Nantwich +10 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £58,500 - 1
Sandbach - 1 £47,500 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Degree
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
4 9 (17.65%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (13.73%) DevOps
6 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.73%) SDLC
6 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
6 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) AWS
7 6 (11.76%) HTML5
7 6 (11.76%) CSS3
7 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (11.76%) Mobile First
7 6 (11.76%) Games
7 6 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (11.76%) Sprint Review
7 6 (11.76%) Project Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) CMS
1 3 (5.88%) JBoss
1 3 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) BASE24
2 1 (1.96%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Azure
3 3 (5.88%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.92%) GCP
4 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Wireless
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.92%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.96%) ATM
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Looker
3 1 (1.96%) MS Access
3 1 (1.96%) OLAP
3 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.96%) Power BI
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) gulp
4 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.76%) Games
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Integration Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 7 (13.73%) HTML
4 6 (11.76%) CSS3
4 6 (11.76%) HTML5
5 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 4 (7.84%) jQuery
5 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.84%) Sass
5 4 (7.84%) Vue.js
6 3 (5.88%) Angular 2
6 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.88%) Handlebars
6 3 (5.88%) Node.js
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.92%) React
7 2 (3.92%) REST
7 2 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) FMCG
2 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) EMV
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
1 3 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps
3 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
3 7 (13.73%) SDLC
3 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
4 6 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.76%) Mobile First
4 6 (11.76%) Project Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Sprint Review
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.80%) Load Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) C
4 4 (7.84%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.96%) Go
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.92%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe
1 4 (7.84%) Tableau
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Arqiva
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Informatica
3 1 (1.96%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) Sage
3 1 (1.96%) Sophos
3 1 (1.96%) Talend
3 1 (1.96%) VMware