The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.41% 5.66% 4.65%
As % of the General category 4.44% 12.86% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £44,375 £42,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.41% +27.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,875 £26,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,875 £42,500 £46,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.48% +3.61%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 45 70 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 31.69% 44.03% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 37
Median salary £41,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.06% -6.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,350 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Retail as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Chester

Retail
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Chester.

Salary trend for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) SEO
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) EPoS
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) ADO
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) FuelPHP
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Zend
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