Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 88 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 -27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 73 103 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.56% 3.29% 3.23%
As % of the General category 9.13% 6.74% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 50
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +26.98%
10th Percentile £22,600 £26,250 £21,200
90th Percentile £62,000 £65,625 £57,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%

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 800 1,529 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 39.02% 48.83% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 471 995 707
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +39 37 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Knutsford +38 15 - -
Chester +5 5 £26,250 -35.98% 5
Runcorn +7 2 £39,500 -12.22%
Crewe -3 2 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Wilmslow - 2 £37,750 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 (42.47%) B2B
2 30 (41.10%) DevOps
3 29 (39.73%) BT
3 29 (39.73%) Monetization
3 29 (39.73%) Business Agility
4 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (32.88%) Telecoms
5 24 (32.88%) Billing
6 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (24.66%) Waterfall
7 18 (24.66%) Nimsoft
7 18 (24.66%) SQL
8 14 (19.18%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) Windows
9 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (17.81%) SLA
9 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (17.81%) Incident Management
10 12 (16.44%) QA
10 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
10 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
11 11 (15.07%) ITIL V3
11 11 (15.07%) Power Platform
11 11 (15.07%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (15.07%) Power BI
12 10 (13.70%) Qlik Sense
12 10 (13.70%) Lavastorm
12 10 (13.70%) GDPR
12 10 (13.70%) Business Analytics

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 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.37%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Network Security
2 9 (12.33%) DHCP
2 9 (12.33%) DNS
3 8 (10.96%) BGP
3 8 (10.96%) EIGRP
3 8 (10.96%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (10.96%) Internet
3 8 (10.96%) IPsec
3 8 (10.96%) iSCSI
3 8 (10.96%) LAN
3 8 (10.96%) OSPF
3 8 (10.96%) SAN
3 8 (10.96%) SNMP
3 8 (10.96%) SSL
3 8 (10.96%) VoIP
3 8 (10.96%) WAN
3 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (10.96%) Wireless
3 8 (10.96%) Wireless Security
3 8 (10.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Power BI
2 10 (13.70%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
1 2 (2.74%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) VersaTest
General
1 24 (32.88%) Billing
1 24 (32.88%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.70%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Analyst
2 13 (17.81%) Designer
2 13 (17.81%) Systems Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Solutions Designer
4 11 (15.07%) Solutions Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Business Analytics Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Network Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Junior
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) 802.1X
2 7 (9.59%) .NET
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) Middleware
4 4 (5.48%) HTML
5 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 3 (4.11%) HTML5
6 2 (2.74%) Spring
6 2 (2.74%) WPF
7 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.37%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.37%) Core Animation
7 1 (1.37%) JDBC
7 1 (1.37%) JSP
7 1 (1.37%) RESTful
7 1 (1.37%) Servlets
7 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.37%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
3 11 (15.07%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (10.96%) PKI
5 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) Animation
7 1 (1.37%) EMV
7 1 (1.37%) EPoS
7 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.37%) Fintech
7 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (1.37%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.37%) Tandem
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) B2B
2 30 (41.10%) DevOps
3 29 (39.73%) Business Agility
3 29 (39.73%) Monetization
4 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (24.66%) Waterfall
7 14 (19.18%) ITIL
8 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (17.81%) Incident Management
9 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
10 11 (15.07%) ITIL V3
11 10 (13.70%) Analytics
11 10 (13.70%) Business Analytics
11 10 (13.70%) Mathematics
11 10 (13.70%) Time Management
12 8 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (10.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 8 (10.96%) Threat Detection
12 8 (10.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) C#
3 3 (4.11%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) COBOL
4 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.37%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) CCNA
1 8 (10.96%) CCNP
1 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) ISSAP
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
2 12 (16.44%) QA
3 10 (13.70%) GDPR
3 10 (13.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (10.96%) ISO 22301
4 8 (10.96%) ISO 9001
5 4 (5.48%) ISO 20022
6 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.37%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) BT
2 18 (24.66%) Nimsoft
3 10 (13.70%) Lavastorm
3 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.70%) VMware
4 9 (12.33%) Cisco
5 8 (10.96%) IBM
5 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) Xamarin