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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 11 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 10 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.58% 14.13% 4.23%
As % of the General category 25.00% 39.39% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 5
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.18% -28.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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 40 66 75
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 26.32% 35.87% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 50
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
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

Retail
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Chester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Advertising
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (20.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (20.00%) 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 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 2 days ago