Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 493 719 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.75% 8.87% 7.05%
As % of the General category 17.44% 22.14% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 393 567 368
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,827 3,248 2,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.70% 40.07% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,214 2,530 2,292
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,513
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,025 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Stockport +32 26 £35,000 +16.67% 8
Wigan -2 17 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Altrincham +1 13 £36,500 -16.57%
Salford -5 12 £24,000 -9.43% 4
Cheadle -2 5 £35,500 -13.94% 1
Bury -13 5 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Oldham +1 4 £20,500 -48.75% 1
Heywood -1 3 £28,500 -18.57%
Bolton - 3 £22,500 - 1
Rochdale +2 2 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Sale -2 1 £29,500 -22.37%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 180 (36.51%) Finance
2 175 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (26.17%) SQL
4 104 (21.10%) E-Commerce
5 93 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (18.46%) Manufacturing
7 90 (18.26%) JavaScript
8 81 (16.43%) Java
9 78 (15.82%) Test Automation
10 75 (15.21%) SAP
11 72 (14.60%) Microsoft
12 68 (13.79%) TDD
13 67 (13.59%) Scrum
13 67 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
14 66 (13.39%) Marketing
15 61 (12.37%) HTML
16 59 (11.97%) C#
17 57 (11.56%) DevOps
18 56 (11.36%) .NET
19 54 (10.95%) CSS
19 54 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
21 52 (10.55%) Software Engineering
22 51 (10.34%) AngularJS
23 50 (10.14%) CRM
24 48 (9.74%) PHP
24 48 (9.74%) SaaS
25 47 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
26 46 (9.33%) BDD
27 45 (9.13%) Project Management

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 22 (4.46%) Apache Spark
2 18 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.03%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (1.83%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (1.42%) Alfresco
6 7 (1.42%) Apache
7 6 (1.22%) IIS
8 4 (0.81%) CMS
8 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.41%) Marvel
10 2 (0.41%) SAS
11 1 (0.20%) Kentico
11 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.61%) InDesign
8 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.41%) InVision
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.81%) Magento
5 4 (0.81%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.81%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.20%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.74%) SaaS
2 47 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (4.87%) Office 365
6 16 (3.25%) IaaS
7 14 (2.84%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.22%) PaaS
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.81%) Serverless
12 3 (0.61%) Google Play
13 2 (0.41%) GitHub
13 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.41%) npm
13 2 (0.41%) Yarn
14 1 (0.20%) G Suite
14 1 (0.20%) Route 53
14 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.27%) Firewall
2 18 (3.65%) LAN
2 18 (3.65%) WAN
3 13 (2.64%) Wireless
4 12 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.23%) Network Security
6 10 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.03%) Skype
6 10 (2.03%) VoIP
7 7 (1.42%) DNS
7 7 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (1.42%) SAN
7 7 (1.42%) SSL
8 6 (1.22%) 802.11
8 6 (1.22%) DHCP
8 6 (1.22%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.22%) IPsec
8 6 (1.22%) MPLS
8 6 (1.22%) SNMP
8 6 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.10%) Hadoop
3 31 (6.29%) MySQL
4 29 (5.88%) Big Data
5 19 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.64%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.62%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.62%) Power BI
12 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 43 (8.72%) Selenium
2 23 (4.67%) JIRA
3 21 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.45%) Gradle
4 17 (3.45%) Maven
5 16 (3.25%) SpecFlow
6 15 (3.04%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.84%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.64%) JUnit
9 12 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.83%) Ant
10 9 (1.83%) Mockito
11 7 (1.42%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.22%) gulp
12 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.01%) Grunt
13 5 (1.01%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.81%) Appium
14 4 (0.81%) Spock
14 4 (0.81%) TestRail
General
1 180 (36.51%) Finance
2 91 (18.46%) Manufacturing
3 66 (13.39%) Marketing
4 41 (8.32%) Telecoms
5 32 (6.49%) Electronics
6 28 (5.68%) Publishing
7 13 (2.64%) Advertising
7 13 (2.64%) Games
8 12 (2.43%) Banking
8 12 (2.43%) Local Government
9 7 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.22%) Automotive
10 6 (1.22%) Back Office
11 4 (0.81%) Billing
12 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Legal
13 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 140 (28.40%) Developer
2 71 (14.40%) Analyst
3 45 (9.13%) Consultant
4 30 (6.09%) Architect
5 26 (5.27%) Software Engineer
6 24 (4.87%) Software Developer
7 23 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 22 (4.46%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.26%) PHP Developer
10 20 (4.06%) .NET Developer
11 19 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.65%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.45%) Technical Manager
14 16 (3.25%) IT Analyst
14 16 (3.25%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.25%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (3.04%) Cloud Architect
15 15 (3.04%) Service Analyst
15 15 (3.04%) Technical Project Manager
16 14 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.37%) HTML
2 56 (11.36%) .NET
3 54 (10.95%) CSS
4 51 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 37 (7.51%) React
6 31 (6.29%) Spring
7 29 (5.88%) Web Services
8 26 (5.27%) ASP.NET
9 24 (4.87%) Ajax
9 24 (4.87%) REST
10 21 (4.26%) HTML5
11 20 (4.06%) XML
12 18 (3.65%) .NET Core
12 18 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (3.25%) CSS3
13 16 (3.25%) Vue.js
14 15 (3.04%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (2.84%) Spring Boot
15 14 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (4.87%) Blog
3 24 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.26%) User Experience
6 16 (3.25%) EPoS
7 11 (2.23%) FMCG
8 9 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.62%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.42%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.22%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.01%) Fintech
13 4 (0.81%) LIMS
14 2 (0.41%) Chip and PIN
14 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.52%) Windows
2 34 (6.90%) Linux
3 21 (4.26%) Unix
4 20 (4.06%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (21.10%) E-Commerce
3 78 (15.82%) Test Automation
4 68 (13.79%) TDD
5 67 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (13.59%) Scrum
6 57 (11.56%) DevOps
7 54 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (10.55%) Software Engineering
10 50 (10.14%) CRM
11 46 (9.33%) BDD
12 45 (9.13%) Project Management
13 43 (8.72%) OO
14 40 (8.11%) ITIL
15 38 (7.71%) Digital Marketing
15 38 (7.71%) Programme Management
16 34 (6.90%) MVC
17 32 (6.49%) Mentoring
17 32 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (26.17%) SQL
2 90 (18.26%) JavaScript
3 81 (16.43%) Java
4 59 (11.97%) C#
5 48 (9.74%) PHP
6 36 (7.30%) Python
7 21 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.45%) Java 8
9 12 (2.43%) X++
10 11 (2.23%) R
10 11 (2.23%) Scala
11 9 (1.83%) HiveQL
12 8 (1.62%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.62%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.42%) ABAP
13 7 (1.42%) C
14 6 (1.22%) Go
15 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.01%) Ruby
15 5 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (5.68%) Degree
2 13 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.43%) ISEB
3 12 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.83%) HNC
6 5 (1.01%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.01%) CCNA
6 5 (1.01%) CCNP
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) CISA
7 2 (0.41%) CISSP
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) CISM
8 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.27%) SLA
2 22 (4.46%) QA
3 9 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.62%) GDPR
5 7 (1.42%) PMO
6 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.41%) GCP
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (5.07%) Docker
2 14 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.83%) HDFS
3 9 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.81%) Firmware
5 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.46%) Puppet
3 20 (4.06%) Ansible
4 15 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.84%) SCCM
6 9 (1.83%) Kibana
6 9 (1.83%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.42%) Terraform
8 6 (1.22%) Grafana
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.81%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.81%) Istio
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (15.21%) SAP
2 72 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.91%) Google
4 32 (6.49%) VMware
5 21 (4.26%) Cisco
6 14 (2.84%) Oracle
7 12 (2.43%) Adobe
8 11 (2.23%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.42%) IBM
10 6 (1.22%) Juniper
10 6 (1.22%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (1.01%) Cognos
11 5 (1.01%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.01%) Meraki
11 5 (1.01%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.01%) Zend
12 4 (0.81%) Apple
12 4 (0.81%) Citrix
12 4 (0.81%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.81%) Tableau