Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 37 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Retail 54 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.01% 5.76% 3.30%
As % of the General category 15.61% 20.39% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 24
Lancashire median annual salary £41,500 £41,250 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.61% +15.38% -10.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,625 £45,650
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 346 255 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.49% 28.27% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 246 223 247
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,375 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,380 £45,200
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 10 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Rossendale - 6 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale 0 5 £70,000 +366.20% 1
Burnley -2 5 £22,500 -35.71%
Lancaster - 4 £20,000 -
Blackpool +17 3 £42,500 -38.18% 2
Blackburn -6 3 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Chorley +3 2 £19,000 -52.50%
Newton-le-Willows -1 1 - -
Accrington -2 1 - -
Darwen - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £40,000 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
2 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) .NET
4 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 11 (20.37%) CSS
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) Degree
5 10 (18.52%) C#
6 9 (16.67%) Finance
7 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.96%) XML
8 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.96%) Windows
8 7 (12.96%) OO
8 7 (12.96%) Service Management
8 7 (12.96%) Web Development
8 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.11%) Analytics
9 6 (11.11%) WCF
9 6 (11.11%) VMware
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.11%) PHP
9 6 (11.11%) ERP
10 5 (9.26%) XSL
10 5 (9.26%) SOAP
10 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.56%) Magento
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.85%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) ADSL
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Power BI
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.85%) git-flow
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) IT Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Graduate
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Principal .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Principal Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.56%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 12 (22.22%) .NET
3 11 (20.37%) CSS
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.96%) XML
5 6 (11.11%) WCF
6 5 (9.26%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) XSL
7 4 (7.41%) CSS3
7 4 (7.41%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.56%) Node.js
8 3 (5.56%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) Web Services
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.85%) J2EE
10 1 (1.85%) LINQ
10 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Blog
3 2 (3.70%) EPoS
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
2 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) Service Management
3 7 (12.96%) Web Development
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Analytics
4 6 (11.11%) ERP
5 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.41%) Data Encryption
6 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 4 (7.41%) ITSM
6 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.41%) SDLC
6 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 4 (7.41%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.85%) sed
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) CyberSource
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Sage
6 1 (1.85%) Tableau