Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Retail 20 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.07% 6.21% 12.66%
As % of the General category 26.32% 20.45% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 48
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +17.19% -28.89%
10th Percentile £24,150 £31,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £76,250 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £40,250 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.56% +38.46% -27.78%

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 76 88 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.86% 30.34% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58 73 100
Chester median annual salary £40,250 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,100 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -10.59%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Kanban
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) OOP
8 4 (20.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC
9 3 (15.00%) Twitter
9 3 (15.00%) Google
9 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) InDesign
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) DataStage
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Azure Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Kafka
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Animation
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Kanban
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) ABAP
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Delphi
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter
3 2 (10.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata