Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 107 33
Rank change year-on-year +21 -74 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 99 41 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.22% 1.81% 6.71%
As % of the General category 6.60% 4.46% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 35 145
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,750 £26,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £80,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 1500 919 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.76% 40.50% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 755 1081
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,174 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 26 £41,500 +10.67% 2
Warrington +11 23 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Crewe +17 19 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Knutsford - 9 £62,500 -
Runcorn -5 3 £65,000 +188.89% 1
Macclesfield +5 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Wilmslow +13 1 £67,500 +22.73%
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £47,500 -
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 43 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 26 (26.26%) .NET
3 23 (23.23%) C#
4 22 (22.22%) Web Services
5 21 (21.21%) Windows
5 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 20 (20.20%) SQL
6 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (17.17%) MVC
7 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
7 17 (17.17%) Customer Engagement
7 17 (17.17%) Retail Banking
8 16 (16.16%) Java
9 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 15 (15.15%) Information Security
10 14 (14.14%) HTML
10 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
10 14 (14.14%) ITIL
11 13 (13.13%) Project Management
11 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (13.13%) Line Management
12 12 (12.12%) Entity Framework
12 12 (12.12%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (12.12%) CSS
12 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
13 11 (11.11%) PHP
13 11 (11.11%) 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 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
4 1 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.03%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.01%) BASE24
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Magento
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Office 365
3 6 (6.06%) IaaS
3 6 (6.06%) PaaS
3 6 (6.06%) SaaS
4 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.02%) Trello
6 1 (1.01%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) ATM
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (9.09%) MySQL
6 6 (6.06%) DB2
7 3 (3.03%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.01%) GIS
8 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) Selenium
4 4 (4.04%) JIRA
4 4 (4.04%) TestNG
4 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.01%) Gradle
7 1 (1.01%) Grunt
7 1 (1.01%) gulp
7 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.01%) Lombardi
7 1 (1.01%) Maven
7 1 (1.01%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) VersaTest
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Retail Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.07%) Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.04%) Advertising
6 4 (4.04%) Italian Language
6 4 (4.04%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.03%) Legal
8 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Marketing
9 1 (1.01%) Back Office
9 1 (1.01%) Games
9 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Developer
2 19 (19.19%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.10%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Integration Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Compliance Manager
6 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.05%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Security Compliance Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Junior
7 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) .NET
2 22 (22.22%) Web Services
3 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
4 14 (14.14%) HTML
5 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (12.12%) .NET Framework
6 12 (12.12%) CSS
6 12 (12.12%) Entity Framework
7 10 (10.10%) jQuery
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (8.08%) XML
9 6 (6.06%) JSON
10 5 (5.05%) HTML5
11 4 (4.04%) Node.js
11 4 (4.04%) Sass
11 4 (4.04%) WSDL
12 3 (3.03%) J2EE
12 3 (3.03%) JSP
12 3 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.06%) Online Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) FMCG
4 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) User Experience
5 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.03%) PMI
6 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.03%) AIX
3 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.02%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.17%) Customer Engagement
2 17 (17.17%) MVC
3 15 (15.15%) Information Security
4 14 (14.14%) ITIL
5 13 (13.13%) Line Management
5 13 (13.13%) Project Management
6 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.10%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (9.09%) DevOps
8 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.07%) Scrum
9 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.05%) High Availability
11 5 (5.05%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (5.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) C#
2 20 (20.20%) SQL
3 16 (16.16%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.11%) PHP
6 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.05%) VB
8 3 (3.03%) ABAP
9 2 (2.02%) ES6
10 1 (1.01%) COBOL
10 1 (1.01%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) Python
10 1 (1.01%) R
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) CISSP
2 6 (6.06%) MCSE
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.05%) APMP
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) ISEB
5 3 (3.03%) CISA
5 3 (3.03%) CNE
5 3 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (3.03%) Novell Certification
5 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CCNA
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) PMO
4 1 (1.01%) GDPR
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) SAP
3 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
3 2 (2.02%) Google
3 2 (2.02%) hybris
3 2 (2.02%) IBM
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco
4 1 (1.01%) Juniper
4 1 (1.01%) NETGEAR
4 1 (1.01%) PayPal
4 1 (1.01%) Twitter
4 1 (1.01%) Zend