Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Retail 133 93 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.56% 3.41% 3.92%
As % of the General category 10.46% 7.87% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76 49 94
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +34.33% -25.56%
10th Percentile £25,625 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,875 £55,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

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 1,271 1,182 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.56% 43.34% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 826 785 824
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Chester +7 24 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Crewe -4 24 £62,500 +66.67% 2
Runcorn +19 11 £30,000 -42.86% 1
Macclesfield +12 11 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Knutsford +2 10 £75,000 - 1
Warrington -16 8 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Wilmslow -5 1 £21,250 -29.17%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 42 (31.58%) Retail Banking
3 37 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (27.07%) SQL
4 36 (27.07%) Customer Engagement
5 28 (21.05%) C#
6 27 (20.30%) .NET
6 27 (20.30%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
8 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.54%) JIRA
9 22 (16.54%) Project Management
9 22 (16.54%) MVC
10 21 (15.79%) Degree
11 19 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 19 (14.29%) Scrum
11 19 (14.29%) Information Security
11 19 (14.29%) HTML
12 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.53%) CSS
12 18 (13.53%) Web Services
13 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
13 17 (12.78%) Test Automation
14 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (12.03%) .NET Framework
14 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
14 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (12.03%) Java
14 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce

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 9 (6.77%) Sitefinity
2 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.50%) Apache
3 2 (1.50%) CICS
3 2 (1.50%) CMS
3 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) InDesign
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) SAP BPC
2 4 (3.01%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.50%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.75%) Magento
5 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.26%) Office 365
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.02%) LAN
2 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.52%) DNS
3 10 (7.52%) VPN
4 9 (6.77%) DHCP
4 9 (6.77%) Firewall
4 9 (6.77%) MPLS
4 9 (6.77%) Network Security
5 7 (5.26%) WAN
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (3.76%) Converged Networks
6 5 (3.76%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (3.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.76%) IP Telephony
6 5 (3.76%) SSL
6 5 (3.76%) Wireless
6 5 (3.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.26%) DB2
3 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.50%) Big Data
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.75%) DataStage
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.54%) JIRA
3 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (9.77%) MSBuild
5 13 (9.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) SOAtest
8 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.75%) Xcode
8 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 42 (31.58%) Retail Banking
3 13 (9.77%) Banking
4 11 (8.27%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.52%) Marketing
6 8 (6.02%) Law
7 4 (3.01%) Back Office
7 4 (3.01%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.26%) Advertising
8 3 (2.26%) Legal
9 2 (1.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.75%) Automotive
10 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (14.29%) Developer
2 17 (12.78%) Analyst
3 15 (11.28%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.77%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.51%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.30%) .NET
2 19 (14.29%) HTML
3 18 (13.53%) CSS
3 18 (13.53%) Web Services
4 16 (12.03%) .NET Framework
4 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (11.28%) RESTful
6 14 (10.53%) Middleware
7 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.26%) EDI
9 6 (4.51%) XML
10 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (3.76%) jQuery
10 5 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.01%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (3.01%) CSS3
11 4 (3.01%) HTML5
11 4 (3.01%) JSON
12 3 (2.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.27%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.76%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Windows
2 10 (7.52%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) SUSE
3 6 (4.51%) Unix
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.01%) CentOS
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) AIX
5 3 (2.26%) Android
5 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) pSOS
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.07%) Customer Engagement
3 22 (16.54%) MVC
3 22 (16.54%) Project Management
4 19 (14.29%) Information Security
4 19 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (14.29%) Scrum
5 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
5 17 (12.78%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
6 16 (12.03%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (10.53%) Process Management
9 13 (9.77%) Line Management
9 13 (9.77%) Secure Coding
9 13 (9.77%) SOLID
10 11 (8.27%) Wealth Management
11 9 (6.77%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) SQL
2 28 (21.05%) C#
3 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.03%) Java
5 14 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.27%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.51%) ABAP
8 5 (3.76%) PHP
9 4 (3.01%) VB
10 3 (2.26%) Python
10 3 (2.26%) X++
11 2 (1.50%) COBOL
11 2 (1.50%) ES6
11 2 (1.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) Delphi
12 1 (0.75%) JCL
12 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) APMP
3 3 (2.26%) CISM
3 3 (2.26%) CISSP
3 3 (2.26%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.50%) PMP
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
2 12 (9.02%) GDPR
3 5 (3.76%) PSD2
4 4 (3.01%) PMO
5 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.50%) SLA
7 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.01%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.50%) Docker
4 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 11 (8.27%) Cisco
4 9 (6.77%) Sage
5 8 (6.02%) SAP
6 7 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.76%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.76%) F5
7 5 (3.76%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.01%) Infor
8 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.01%) Sun
8 4 (3.01%) Twitter
9 3 (2.26%) Citrix
9 3 (2.26%) Google
9 3 (2.26%) Oracle
9 3 (2.26%) Talend
10 2 (1.50%) HP
10 2 (1.50%) Informatica
11 1 (0.75%) Lotus