Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 630 510 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.61% 6.71% 6.46%
As % of the General category 22.05% 19.07% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 436 409 277
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £77,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 2,857 2,675 2,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.03% 35.20% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,275 2,178 2,056
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,750
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 17 February 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 17 February 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
Wigan +11 16 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Bury +24 14 £42,500 +7.59% 5
Cheadle +4 12 £35,000 -46.15%
Stockport -11 4 £60,000 +84.62% 5
Altrincham - 4 £47,500 - 5
Rochdale +11 2 £41,500 +88.64% 1
Salford -6 2 £33,250 +14.66% 4
Sale +4 1 £28,000 +21.74%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 206 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (31.75%) E-Commerce
3 188 (29.84%) Finance
4 138 (21.90%) Microsoft
5 116 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (17.46%) JavaScript
7 109 (17.30%) SQL
8 100 (15.87%) C#
9 99 (15.71%) .NET
10 98 (15.56%) Scrum
11 92 (14.60%) SAP
12 89 (14.13%) Software Engineering
13 86 (13.65%) SQL Server
14 83 (13.17%) HTML
15 81 (12.86%) PHP
16 79 (12.54%) Manufacturing
17 75 (11.90%) CSS
18 73 (11.59%) Java
19 71 (11.27%) MySQL
19 71 (11.27%) ASP.NET
20 70 (11.11%) DevOps
21 68 (10.79%) Windows
22 65 (10.32%) QA
23 64 (10.16%) Test Automation
24 62 (9.84%) jQuery
25 61 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
26 60 (9.52%) TDD
27 57 (9.05%) Degree
28 56 (8.89%) Logistics
28 56 (8.89%) Microservices

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 15 (2.38%) Apache Solr
2 11 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.43%) CMS
4 9 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.11%) Apache
5 7 (1.11%) Confluence
5 7 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.79%) IIS
6 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.63%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.48%) SAS
8 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.48%) WordPress
9 2 (0.32%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 34 (5.40%) Magento
2 23 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (1.75%) SAP Retail
5 9 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.95%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.79%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.79%) Shopify
8 4 (0.63%) SAP CAR
8 4 (0.63%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 4 (0.63%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (0.63%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.63%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.63%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.63%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.63%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
3 21 (3.33%) SaaS
4 19 (3.02%) Office 365
5 14 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.95%) GitHub
6 6 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.95%) IaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Akamai
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.22%) Firewall
2 12 (1.90%) Internet
3 11 (1.75%) LAN
4 10 (1.59%) WAN
5 9 (1.43%) DNS
5 9 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.95%) VPN
6 6 (0.95%) WLAN
7 5 (0.79%) HTTP
7 5 (0.79%) RFID
7 5 (0.79%) Skype
7 5 (0.79%) VLAN
8 4 (0.63%) DHCP
8 4 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.48%) FTP
9 3 (0.48%) PBX
9 3 (0.48%) Wireless
10 2 (0.32%) MPLS
10 2 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.27%) MySQL
3 20 (3.17%) Big Data
4 14 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 11 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.27%) Power BI
8 6 (0.95%) SAP BW
8 6 (0.95%) VLDB
9 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.63%) Looker
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.48%) QlikView
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (6.51%) JIRA
2 36 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.81%) Selenium
4 19 (3.02%) eCATT
4 19 (3.02%) LSMW
5 13 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.75%) gulp
6 11 (1.75%) Xcode
7 10 (1.59%) Bugzilla
7 10 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.27%) Grunt
9 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.79%) Toad
11 5 (0.79%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.63%) Codeception
12 4 (0.63%) git-flow
12 4 (0.63%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.63%) Xdebug
General
1 188 (29.84%) Finance
2 79 (12.54%) Manufacturing
3 47 (7.46%) Publishing
4 36 (5.71%) Advertising
5 27 (4.29%) Automotive
6 25 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.65%) Billing
8 22 (3.49%) Banking
9 20 (3.17%) Marketing
10 13 (2.06%) Electronics
11 9 (1.43%) Local Government
12 6 (0.95%) Back Office
12 6 (0.95%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
13 2 (0.32%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 224 (35.56%) Developer
2 96 (15.24%) Consultant
3 66 (10.48%) Analyst
4 54 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
5 51 (8.10%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.51%) .NET Developer
7 40 (6.35%) Architect
7 40 (6.35%) PHP Developer
8 34 (5.40%) Business Analyst
8 34 (5.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 31 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 31 (4.92%) Java Engineer
10 30 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 29 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (4.29%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.49%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.33%) Software Engineer
16 20 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.71%) .NET
2 83 (13.17%) HTML
3 75 (11.90%) CSS
4 71 (11.27%) ASP.NET
5 62 (9.84%) jQuery
6 54 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 42 (6.67%) Web Services
8 37 (5.87%) React
9 32 (5.08%) Laravel
10 31 (4.92%) Symfony
11 27 (4.29%) Spring
12 25 (3.97%) .NET Framework
13 24 (3.81%) EDI
13 24 (3.81%) HTML5
14 23 (3.65%) JSON
15 21 (3.33%) CSS3
16 19 (3.02%) IDoc
16 19 (3.02%) XML
17 18 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 116 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.65%) User Experience
4 19 (3.02%) LIMS
5 14 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.75%) iPad
7 9 (1.43%) Clustering
7 9 (1.43%) EPoS
8 8 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (0.79%) iPhone
9 5 (0.79%) Life Science
9 5 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.63%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.63%) Replication
11 3 (0.48%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (10.79%) Windows
2 39 (6.19%) Linux
3 30 (4.76%) Unix
4 23 (3.65%) Android
5 21 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.48%) CentOS
11 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (31.75%) E-Commerce
3 98 (15.56%) Scrum
4 89 (14.13%) Software Engineering
5 70 (11.11%) DevOps
6 64 (10.16%) Test Automation
7 60 (9.52%) TDD
8 56 (8.89%) Logistics
8 56 (8.89%) Microservices
9 55 (8.73%) OO
10 54 (8.57%) Migration
10 54 (8.57%) MVC
11 49 (7.78%) Kanban
12 45 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (6.83%) Web Development
14 40 (6.35%) Project Management
15 38 (6.03%) Analytics
15 38 (6.03%) ITIL
16 37 (5.87%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (17.46%) JavaScript
2 109 (17.30%) SQL
3 100 (15.87%) C#
4 81 (12.86%) PHP
5 73 (11.59%) Java
6 50 (7.94%) C
7 33 (5.24%) T-SQL
8 23 (3.65%) ABAP
9 21 (3.33%) Python
10 13 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.43%) Ruby
12 8 (1.27%) Apple Swift
13 6 (0.95%) Objective-C
13 6 (0.95%) R
13 6 (0.95%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.95%) X++
14 5 (0.79%) Scala
14 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (9.05%) Degree
2 17 (2.70%) ISEB
3 14 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.27%) CISM
6 7 (1.11%) CISSP
6 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.95%) ACCA
7 6 (0.95%) CIMA
7 6 (0.95%) CISA
7 6 (0.95%) MCSA
7 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.79%) HNC
8 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.79%) MCSE
9 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.32%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.79%) Docker
5 3 (0.48%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.06%) Puppet
2 5 (0.79%) SCCM
3 4 (0.63%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.63%) SCOM
3 4 (0.63%) Terraform
4 3 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.16%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 138 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 92 (14.60%) SAP
3 41 (6.51%) Oracle
3 41 (6.51%) WorldPay
4 29 (4.60%) Google
5 25 (3.97%) Zend
6 20 (3.17%) VMware
7 17 (2.70%) hybris
8 13 (2.06%) HP
9 9 (1.43%) Apple
9 9 (1.43%) Sage
10 8 (1.27%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.11%) Epicor
11 7 (1.11%) IBM
11 7 (1.11%) Infor
12 6 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.79%) Cisco
13 5 (0.79%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.79%) Talend
14 4 (0.63%) Acme Packet