Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 72 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 -27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 107 79 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.42% 3.32% 4.82%
As % of the General category 7.06% 7.98% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 113
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,375 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.41% +40.87% -21.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,200 £57,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

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 1,516 990 1,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.47% 41.58% 49.94%
Number of salaries quoted 982 711 984
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,275 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £68,975 £62,500 £58,750
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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Crewe -2 22 £55,000 +51.72% 4
Chester -3 18 £41,500 +27.69% 7
Knutsford -24 7 £67,000 -
Macclesfield -4 6 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Warrington -3 5 £45,000 - 4
Runcorn +4 4 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Ellesmere Port +10 2 £65,000 +33.33%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (45.79%) Retail Banking
2 45 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.12%) Customer Engagement
4 38 (35.51%) SQL
5 35 (32.71%) Information Security
6 34 (31.78%) Management Information System
7 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
8 32 (29.91%) MVC
8 32 (29.91%) C#
8 32 (29.91%) .NET
9 31 (28.97%) Degree
10 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
11 29 (27.10%) JIRA
11 29 (27.10%) Scrum
11 29 (27.10%) Software Engineering
11 29 (27.10%) Finance
12 27 (25.23%) Web Services
12 27 (25.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (24.30%) RESTful
13 26 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (23.36%) SOLID
14 25 (23.36%) T-SQL
14 25 (23.36%) Middleware
15 24 (22.43%) Java
15 24 (22.43%) Secure Coding
15 24 (22.43%) Octopus Deploy
15 24 (22.43%) Jenkins
15 24 (22.43%) MSBuild
16 20 (18.69%) Xamarin

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 12 (11.21%) Sitefinity
2 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) CICS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.87%) BASE24
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.93%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Network Security
2 9 (8.41%) DNS
2 9 (8.41%) LAN
2 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.41%) VPN
3 8 (7.48%) DHCP
3 8 (7.48%) Firewall
3 8 (7.48%) MPLS
4 5 (4.67%) WAN
5 4 (3.74%) BGP
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.74%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
5 4 (3.74%) SAN
5 4 (3.74%) SSL
5 4 (3.74%) Wireless
5 4 (3.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SAP BW
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Big Data
2 4 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) DB2
4 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) DataStage
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
2 29 (27.10%) JIRA
3 27 (25.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (22.43%) Jenkins
4 24 (22.43%) MSBuild
4 24 (22.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.93%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (45.79%) Retail Banking
2 29 (27.10%) Finance
3 12 (11.21%) Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.61%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.67%) Legal
7 4 (3.74%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (2.80%) Advertising
8 3 (2.80%) Law
9 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.93%) Automotive
10 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.93%) Marketing
10 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Software Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) .NET Software Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Information Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (5.61%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) .NET
2 27 (25.23%) Web Services
3 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (24.30%) RESTful
4 25 (23.36%) Middleware
5 18 (16.82%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.21%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (9.35%) HTML
8 9 (8.41%) CSS
9 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.67%) EDI
10 5 (4.67%) jQuery
11 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (3.74%) REST
11 4 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.74%) XML
12 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.80%) J2EE
12 3 (2.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.78%) Management Information System
2 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Online Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.67%) User Experience
4 4 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.74%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.87%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) SUSE
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.74%) AIX
5 4 (3.74%) Android
5 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.74%) CentOS
5 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.87%) Unix
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) pSOS
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.12%) Customer Engagement
3 35 (32.71%) Information Security
4 32 (29.91%) MVC
5 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
6 29 (27.10%) Scrum
6 29 (27.10%) Software Engineering
7 26 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (23.36%) SOLID
9 24 (22.43%) Secure Coding
10 16 (14.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (14.02%) Mentoring
12 13 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.35%) ITIL
13 10 (9.35%) Project Management
14 8 (7.48%) Business Continuity
14 8 (7.48%) Mobile Development
14 8 (7.48%) Service Management
15 7 (6.54%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) C#
3 25 (23.36%) T-SQL
4 24 (22.43%) Java
5 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.21%) VB
7 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.61%) ABAP
9 2 (1.87%) Java 8
9 2 (1.87%) PHP
9 2 (1.87%) Scala
9 2 (1.87%) X++
10 1 (0.93%) COBOL
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) CISM
2 4 (3.74%) CISSP
3 3 (2.80%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.87%) AAT
4 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.87%) PMP
4 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.93%) APMP
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) CEH
5 1 (0.93%) CISA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) GDPR
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.74%) PMO
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Xamarin
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) Cisco
4 7 (6.54%) SAP
5 5 (4.67%) Sage
5 5 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.74%) Citrix
6 4 (3.74%) F5
6 4 (3.74%) Infoblox
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.87%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) Sun
7 2 (1.87%) Talend
8 1 (0.93%) Baan
8 1 (0.93%) BT
8 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle