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

Retailing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 33 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 26 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.28% 4.29% 11.11%
As % of the General category 19.70% 13.33% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 33
Chester median annual salary £42,375 £26,800 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.12% -5.96% -43.00%
10th Percentile £32,075 £20,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,875 £45,650 £40,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 132 90 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 31.88% 32.14% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 112 66 112
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -22.62%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,875 £69,750
Cheshire median annual salary £46,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.81% +1.25% -5.88%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 5 (19.23%) SAP BPC
4 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (19.23%) SAP BW
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) ABAP
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Windows

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (19.23%) SAP BW
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) Django
5 1 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Debian
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) MVVM
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) ABAP
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CEH
2 1 (3.85%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) hybris