Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 593 623 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.36% 8.07% 7.67%
As % of the General category 22.00% 22.22% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 410 516 349
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +15.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £76,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

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 2,696 2,804 2,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.01% 36.32% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,162 2,259 2,073
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £26,025 £24,000 £24,520
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +10 23 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Bury +5 15 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Altrincham +17 14 £36,500 -2.67% 3
Cheadle +3 11 £35,000 -20.45%
Wigan +7 7 £39,250 -17.37% 4
Salford 0 4 £28,250 +0.89%
Heywood - 2 £48,250 - 3
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 221 (37.27%) Finance
2 213 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (25.46%) SQL
4 148 (24.96%) E-Commerce
5 141 (23.78%) Microsoft
6 121 (20.40%) Problem-Solving
7 114 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
8 104 (17.54%) C#
9 100 (16.86%) .NET
9 100 (16.86%) SAP
10 99 (16.69%) Manufacturing
11 92 (15.51%) Scrum
12 88 (14.84%) JavaScript
13 87 (14.67%) Java
14 85 (14.33%) Software Engineering
15 80 (13.49%) SQL Server
16 76 (12.82%) Test Automation
17 75 (12.65%) Windows
18 66 (11.13%) ASP.NET
19 63 (10.62%) TDD
20 62 (10.46%) HTML
21 61 (10.29%) DevOps
22 60 (10.12%) Microservices
22 60 (10.12%) Self-Motivation
23 57 (9.61%) PHP
24 55 (9.27%) Publishing
25 54 (9.11%) QA
26 52 (8.77%) CSS
27 51 (8.60%) C
27 51 (8.60%) Logistics

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 23 (3.88%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.36%) Apache Solr
4 12 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.85%) Apache
5 11 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.52%) IIS
7 9 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.01%) Confluence
9 5 (0.84%) CMS
10 4 (0.67%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.51%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.51%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.34%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (2.53%) Magento
4 5 (0.84%) SAP CAR
4 5 (0.84%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.84%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 5 (0.84%) SAP Retail
4 5 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.67%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.67%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.51%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.34%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.91%) SaaS
3 38 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (3.54%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (2.53%) Office 365
7 12 (2.02%) IaaS
8 7 (1.18%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.51%) Serverless
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) AdWords
11 1 (0.17%) G Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.89%) Firewall
1 29 (4.89%) LAN
2 27 (4.55%) WAN
3 14 (2.36%) DNS
4 13 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (2.02%) Network Security
6 11 (1.85%) Skype
6 11 (1.85%) VoIP
7 9 (1.52%) VPN
8 8 (1.35%) Internet
8 8 (1.35%) IPv4
8 8 (1.35%) IPv6
9 7 (1.18%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.18%) VLAN
9 7 (1.18%) Wireless
10 6 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (1.01%) WLAN
11 5 (0.84%) DHCP
11 5 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.42%) MySQL
3 37 (6.24%) Hadoop
4 18 (3.04%) Big Data
5 14 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (1.85%) Power BI
7 10 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.84%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.84%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.84%) VLDB
13 4 (0.67%) Looker
13 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.89%) JIRA
3 25 (4.22%) Selenium
4 16 (2.70%) eCATT
4 16 (2.70%) LSMW
5 14 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.84%) Grunt
8 4 (0.67%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.67%) Subversion
9 3 (0.51%) gulp
9 3 (0.51%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.51%) NUnit
9 3 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.34%) Gatling
10 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.34%) Spock
10 2 (0.34%) TestRail
10 2 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 221 (37.27%) Finance
2 99 (16.69%) Manufacturing
3 55 (9.27%) Publishing
4 50 (8.43%) Marketing
5 49 (8.26%) Telecoms
6 42 (7.08%) Advertising
7 22 (3.71%) Electronics
8 21 (3.54%) Banking
8 21 (3.54%) Billing
9 13 (2.19%) Automotive
9 13 (2.19%) Games
10 9 (1.52%) Local Government
11 8 (1.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.67%) Law
14 3 (0.51%) Legal
14 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 173 (29.17%) Developer
2 88 (14.84%) Consultant
3 49 (8.26%) Analyst
4 48 (8.09%) Architect
5 39 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 37 (6.24%) SAP Consultant
7 36 (6.07%) Project Manager
8 35 (5.90%) Java Engineer
9 29 (4.89%) Software Engineer
10 28 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 27 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 27 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 26 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
14 22 (3.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 21 (3.54%) PHP Developer
16 18 (3.04%) Java Developer
16 18 (3.04%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.86%) .NET
2 66 (11.13%) ASP.NET
3 62 (10.46%) HTML
4 52 (8.77%) CSS
5 46 (7.76%) AngularJS
6 44 (7.42%) Web Services
7 34 (5.73%) React
8 33 (5.56%) Spring
9 26 (4.38%) jQuery
10 20 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (3.37%) XML
11 19 (3.20%) .NET Framework
11 19 (3.20%) EDI
12 17 (2.87%) REST
13 16 (2.70%) IDoc
13 16 (2.70%) Laravel
13 16 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (2.70%) Symfony
14 14 (2.36%) CSS3
14 14 (2.36%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 114 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (10.12%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.87%) User Experience
6 16 (2.70%) LIMS
7 15 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.36%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.02%) EPoS
10 11 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.69%) Clustering
11 10 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.52%) Blog
13 5 (0.84%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.67%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.67%) Smart Energy
14 4 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.65%) Windows
2 47 (7.93%) Linux
3 38 (6.41%) Unix
4 24 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.18%) Android
9 6 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (24.96%) E-Commerce
3 121 (20.40%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (15.51%) Scrum
5 85 (14.33%) Software Engineering
6 76 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 63 (10.62%) TDD
8 61 (10.29%) DevOps
9 60 (10.12%) Microservices
10 51 (8.60%) Logistics
11 50 (8.43%) CRM
12 49 (8.26%) OO
13 48 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (8.09%) Kanban
14 47 (7.93%) SDLC
15 45 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 40 (6.75%) ITIL
16 40 (6.75%) MVC
17 39 (6.58%) Migration
17 39 (6.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (25.46%) SQL
2 104 (17.54%) C#
3 88 (14.84%) JavaScript
4 87 (14.67%) Java
5 57 (9.61%) PHP
6 51 (8.60%) C
7 49 (8.26%) Python
8 37 (6.24%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.37%) ABAP
10 16 (2.70%) R
11 14 (2.36%) Java 8
11 14 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.36%) Scala
12 13 (2.19%) HiveQL
13 11 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.35%) Ruby
15 6 (1.01%) X++
16 5 (0.84%) C++
16 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (6.58%) Degree
2 20 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.85%) ISEB
5 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.35%) CCNA
7 8 (1.35%) CCNP
7 8 (1.35%) HNC
8 7 (1.18%) MCSA
9 6 (1.01%) ACCA
9 6 (1.01%) CIMA
9 6 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.01%) MCSE
10 5 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.84%) SAFe Agilist
11 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.11%) QA
2 17 (2.87%) SLA
3 7 (1.18%) GCP
4 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.67%) PMO
5 3 (0.51%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 16 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.36%) Docker
3 13 (2.19%) HDFS
4 10 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.35%) Firmware
5 8 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (2.70%) Ansible
2 11 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.85%) Puppet
3 10 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.18%) SCOM
6 6 (1.01%) Terraform
7 4 (0.67%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.51%) SCCM
8 3 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.34%) Kibana
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 141 (23.78%) Microsoft
2 100 (16.86%) SAP
3 39 (6.58%) WorldPay
4 38 (6.41%) Google
5 25 (4.22%) Oracle
5 25 (4.22%) VMware
6 15 (2.53%) Cisco
7 14 (2.36%) SolarWinds
8 9 (1.52%) Fortinet
8 9 (1.52%) HP
8 9 (1.52%) hybris
8 9 (1.52%) Meraki
8 9 (1.52%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.18%) Epicor
9 7 (1.18%) Infor
9 7 (1.18%) Sage
9 7 (1.18%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.01%) Acme Packet
10 6 (1.01%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.01%) Zend