Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 27 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.40% 6.47% 7.47%
As % of the General category 24.11% 18.56% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 29
Chester median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -10.83%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,940 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £42,800 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +33.33%

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 112 97 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.68% 34.89% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 91 74 113
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,125 £73,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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

Retail
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Chester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (37.04%) Entity Framework
3 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) DB2
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (14.81%) High Availability
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing

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 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) DB2
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Integration Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
2 10 (37.04%) Entity Framework
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) WPF
7 1 (3.70%) Django
7 1 (3.70%) Dropwizard
7 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (3.70%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
1 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Debian
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) MVVM
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) ABAP
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) hybris