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

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 77 84
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 -46
Permanent jobs citing Retail 113 96 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.23% 3.40% 2.69%
As % of the General category 9.95% 7.37% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 61 47 61
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76% -25.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,136 1,303 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.53% 46.16% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 741 851 770
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 October 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 October 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 -4 19 £40,500 +8.00% 4
Crewe -6 14 £82,500 +135.71% 1
Warrington -6 14 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Knutsford +18 11 £75,000 -
Runcorn +18 10 £30,000 -42.86% 3
Macclesfield +20 7 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £21,250 - 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 44 (38.94%) Finance
2 33 (29.20%) SQL
3 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (24.78%) Retail Banking
5 25 (22.12%) Customer Engagement
6 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
8 18 (15.93%) C#
8 18 (15.93%) Project Management
9 17 (15.04%) .NET
10 16 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
11 15 (13.27%) QA
11 15 (13.27%) HTML
11 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
11 15 (13.27%) CSS
12 14 (12.39%) E-Commerce
12 14 (12.39%) Process Management
12 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (12.39%) Line Management
13 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.62%) MVC
13 12 (10.62%) JIRA
13 12 (10.62%) LAN
13 12 (10.62%) Cisco
14 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
14 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
14 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
14 11 (9.73%) Smart Meter

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 4 (3.54%) Sitefinity
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) Apache
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) CICS
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.88%) InDesign
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.54%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (1.77%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.77%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.88%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.77%) GitHub
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) LAN
2 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.85%) VPN
4 9 (7.96%) DHCP
4 9 (7.96%) DNS
4 9 (7.96%) Firewall
4 9 (7.96%) MPLS
4 9 (7.96%) Network Security
5 7 (6.19%) WAN
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (4.42%) Converged Networks
6 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.42%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.42%) SSL
6 5 (4.42%) Wireless
6 5 (4.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.77%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.77%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.88%) DataStage
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.62%) JIRA
3 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.54%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) SOAtest
8 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.88%) Xcode
8 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (38.94%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Retail Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.85%) Banking
4 10 (8.85%) Marketing
5 9 (7.96%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.96%) Law
6 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.54%) Back Office
8 3 (2.65%) Advertising
9 2 (1.77%) Billing
10 1 (0.88%) Automotive
10 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (15.93%) Developer
2 12 (10.62%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.73%) Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Lead Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Azure Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) .NET
2 15 (13.27%) CSS
2 15 (13.27%) HTML
3 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.96%) Web Services
5 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (5.31%) RESTful
7 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (4.42%) HTML5
7 5 (4.42%) jQuery
7 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.54%) CSS3
8 4 (3.54%) Middleware
9 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.65%) EDI
9 3 (2.65%) JSON
9 3 (2.65%) XML
10 2 (1.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Smart Meter
3 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.42%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.65%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.77%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) Animation
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) Handset
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Unix
5 4 (3.54%) CentOS
5 4 (3.54%) SUSE
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) AIX
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) pSOS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.12%) Customer Engagement
3 18 (15.93%) Project Management
4 16 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.39%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.39%) Line Management
5 14 (12.39%) Process Management
6 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.62%) MVC
7 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.96%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.96%) Scrum
7 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.96%) Wealth Management
8 8 (7.08%) Business Continuity
8 8 (7.08%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.08%) Test Planning
9 7 (6.19%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 18 (15.93%) C#
3 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.96%) Java
5 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.54%) X++
8 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (2.65%) Python
9 2 (1.77%) ABAP
9 2 (1.77%) ES6
10 1 (0.88%) COBOL
10 1 (0.88%) Delphi
10 1 (0.88%) JCL
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) APMP
3 2 (1.77%) CCNA
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) QA
2 8 (7.08%) GDPR
3 5 (4.42%) PSD2
4 3 (2.65%) PMO
5 2 (1.77%) SLA
6 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.88%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco
3 5 (4.42%) Blue Coat
3 5 (4.42%) F5
3 5 (4.42%) Infoblox
3 5 (4.42%) Sage
3 5 (4.42%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.54%) Infor
4 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.54%) SAP
4 4 (3.54%) Sun
4 4 (3.54%) Twitter
5 3 (2.65%) Google
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle
5 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.65%) Talend
6 2 (1.77%) HP
6 2 (1.77%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) Hyperion