Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 95 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 -51 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 99 42 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.91% 1.95% 5.39%
As % of the General category 5.61% 4.71% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 114
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £20,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £57,500 £80,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,766 892 1,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.99% 41.45% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,186 689 1,058
Cheshire median annual salary £46,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -5 26 £42,375 +41.25% 3
Crewe - 19 £25,000 - 4
Knutsford - 10 £62,500 - 1
Warrington -11 8 £42,250 +53.64% 5
Ellesmere Port +10 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Macclesfield -4 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Runcorn -8 2 £75,000 - 2
Wilmslow +15 1 £67,500 +22.73%
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) .NET
3 27 (27.27%) C#
3 27 (27.27%) SQL
3 27 (27.27%) Information Security
3 27 (27.27%) Retail Banking
3 27 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
4 23 (23.23%) Java
5 21 (21.21%) Web Services
5 21 (21.21%) MVC
6 19 (19.19%) Finance
6 19 (19.19%) Test Automation
7 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 17 (17.17%) Degree
8 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
8 17 (17.17%) Scrum
8 17 (17.17%) Management Information System
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.16%) Windows
10 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (14.14%) JIRA
12 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
13 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
13 12 (12.12%) VB
13 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (12.12%) SOLID
13 12 (12.12%) Customer-Centricity

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 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.03%) Sitefinity
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
3 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP BPC
2 3 (3.03%) BASE24
3 2 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Office 365
3 6 (6.06%) SaaS
4 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.05%) IaaS
4 5 (5.05%) PaaS
5 2 (2.02%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.01%) GitHub
6 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
1 2 (2.02%) Network Security
1 2 (2.02%) Skype
2 1 (1.01%) ATM
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (8.08%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.02%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.14%) JIRA
3 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 11 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.05%) Selenium
7 3 (3.03%) TestNG
7 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.02%) Subversion
9 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.01%) VersaTest
General
1 27 (27.27%) Retail Banking
2 19 (19.19%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.05%) Italian Language
6 4 (4.04%) Advertising
6 4 (4.04%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.03%) Legal
8 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Law
8 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.01%) Games
9 1 (1.01%) Marketing
9 1 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Junior
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.04%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) .NET
2 21 (21.21%) Web Services
3 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.11%) Middleware
4 11 (11.11%) RESTful
5 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 9 (9.09%) CSS
5 9 (9.09%) HTML
6 8 (8.08%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.07%) jQuery
8 6 (6.06%) Entity Framework
8 6 (6.06%) XML
9 5 (5.05%) J2EE
10 4 (4.04%) HTML5
10 4 (4.04%) JSON
10 4 (4.04%) Node.js
10 4 (4.04%) SOAP
11 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.08%) Online Banking
2 8 (8.08%) User Experience
3 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.02%) IVR
7 2 (2.02%) PMI
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) Tandem
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Android
2 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) AIX
3 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Vista
3 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) Debian
5 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
2 27 (27.27%) Information Security
3 21 (21.21%) MVC
4 19 (19.19%) Test Automation
5 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.17%) Scrum
7 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.12%) Customer-Centricity
9 12 (12.12%) SOLID
10 11 (11.11%) Secure Coding
11 10 (10.10%) ITIL
12 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.08%) DevOps
13 8 (8.08%) Project Management
13 8 (8.08%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.06%) OO
15 5 (5.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) C#
1 27 (27.27%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) Java
3 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.12%) VB
5 8 (8.08%) PHP
5 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.05%) ABAP
7 3 (3.03%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) ES6
8 2 (2.02%) R
8 2 (2.02%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) COBOL
9 1 (1.01%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) ISEB
3 3 (3.03%) CISSP
3 3 (3.03%) MCSE
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) AAT
4 2 (2.02%) CISA
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) CEH
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CISM
5 1 (1.01%) CNE
5 1 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) GDPR
2 2 (2.02%) PMO
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.05%) SAP
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix
4 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.02%) hybris
4 2 (2.02%) Sun
5 1 (1.01%) BT
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
5 1 (1.01%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Juniper
5 1 (1.01%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.01%) PayPal
5 1 (1.01%) Twitter