Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 98 104
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 -70
Permanent jobs citing Retail 69 90 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.92% 2.89% 2.00%
As % of the General category 6.84% 5.84% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 41
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £22,300 £35,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 1,009 1,542 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.75% 49.60% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 679 1,043 748
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -6.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,290
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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
Warrington +7 13 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Chester 0 10 £37,500 -9.64% 7
Knutsford +20 9 £75,000 +15.83% 1
Crewe -1 7 £82,500 +135.71% 3
Runcorn +5 5 £30,000 -60.00% 5
Macclesfield +20 2 £24,500 -42.35% 1
Wilmslow -13 1 £21,250 -68.52%
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Northwich - 1 £65,000 - 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 31 (44.93%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.19%) Project Management
5 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.29%) E-Commerce
7 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.94%) Process Management
9 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
10 9 (13.04%) HTML
10 9 (13.04%) CSS
10 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.59%) C#
11 8 (11.59%) .NET
11 8 (11.59%) Banking
11 8 (11.59%) Marketing
11 8 (11.59%) QA
12 7 (10.14%) Investment Banking
12 7 (10.14%) Wealth Management
12 7 (10.14%) Smart Meter
12 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
12 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
12 7 (10.14%) Law
12 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
13 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.70%) Line Management
13 6 (8.70%) Microservices
13 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy

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 2 (2.90%) Apache
1 2 (2.90%) CMS
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) CICS
2 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.45%) InDesign
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.90%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) AdWords
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.45%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.45%) MPLS
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) SOAtest
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.45%) Xcode
4 1 (1.45%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (44.93%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Investment Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Law
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Back Office
6 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.90%) Advertising
7 2 (2.90%) Billing
8 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) DBA
5 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Senior DBA
6 4 (5.80%) Senior SQL DBA
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Junior
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) CSS
1 9 (13.04%) HTML
2 8 (11.59%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) CSS3
3 3 (4.35%) HTML5
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.45%) Ajax
5 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.45%) Django
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) LINQ
5 1 (1.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Animation
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Unix
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Project Management
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.94%) Process Management
5 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.14%) Wealth Management
7 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Line Management
7 6 (8.70%) Microservices
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.25%) Analytics
8 5 (7.25%) Coaching
8 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.59%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.80%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) Java
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) ES6
7 2 (2.90%) X++
8 1 (1.45%) COBOL
8 1 (1.45%) JCL
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) APMP
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) GDPR
2 3 (4.35%) PSD2
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 20022
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) Infor
2 4 (5.80%) Sun
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Sage
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter
4 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Lotus
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Telerik
5 1 (1.45%) Teradata