Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 55 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 279 357 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.26% 5.47% 8.46%
As % of the General category 15.74% 13.79% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 193 305 426
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £75,000 £69,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.76%

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 1,772 2,588 2,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 33.42% 39.69% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 2,151 2,296
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,675 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 0 24 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Bolton -12 10 £51,250 +113.54% 5
Bury +4 6 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Cheadle - 6 £45,750 -
Oldham 0 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Altrincham +17 2 £42,501 +88.89% 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 94 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.01%) Finance
3 61 (21.86%) E-Commerce
4 56 (20.07%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (19.35%) SQL
6 45 (16.13%) Azure
7 41 (14.70%) AWS
7 41 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (13.98%) HTML
8 39 (13.98%) PHP
9 38 (13.62%) JavaScript
10 37 (13.26%) CSS
10 37 (13.26%) Microsoft
10 37 (13.26%) DevOps
11 35 (12.54%) Java
12 32 (11.47%) Software Engineering
13 30 (10.75%) Linux
14 28 (10.04%) Project Management
15 26 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (8.96%) MVC
16 25 (8.96%) ITIL
16 25 (8.96%) Marketing
17 24 (8.60%) MySQL
17 24 (8.60%) Banking
18 22 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (7.53%) TDD
19 21 (7.53%) Docker
19 21 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
20 20 (7.17%) User Stories
20 20 (7.17%) Manufacturing

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 9 (3.23%) Alfresco
2 8 (2.87%) Apache
3 6 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.43%) CMS
6 3 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.72%) Drupal
7 2 (0.72%) IIS
7 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Camunda
8 1 (0.36%) GemFire
8 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.51%) Magento
3 5 (1.79%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.43%) SAP Retail
5 3 (1.08%) SAP SCM
5 3 (1.08%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.72%) Unica
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.13%) Azure
2 41 (14.70%) AWS
3 19 (6.81%) GCP
4 13 (4.66%) Office 365
5 8 (2.87%) SaaS
6 4 (1.43%) Apple Pay
6 4 (1.43%) GitHub
6 4 (1.43%) Google Pay
7 3 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.08%) Heroku
7 3 (1.08%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.08%) Serverless
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.72%) IaaS
8 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.94%) Firewall
2 7 (2.51%) Internet
3 6 (2.15%) LAN
3 6 (2.15%) WAN
3 6 (2.15%) Wireless
4 5 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.08%) Network Security
6 2 (0.72%) ADSL
6 2 (0.72%) BGP
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.72%) DSL
6 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.72%) HTTP
6 2 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.36%) DNS
7 1 (0.36%) SMS
7 1 (0.36%) SNMP
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.60%) MySQL
2 15 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.58%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.51%) Amazon Aurora
6 7 (2.51%) Big Data
6 7 (2.51%) Redis
6 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.43%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.43%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.08%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.08%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.08%) Power BI
10 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.02%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.02%) JIRA
3 12 (4.30%) GitLab
4 10 (3.58%) Maven
5 5 (1.79%) Selenium
6 4 (1.43%) Ant
6 4 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.43%) webpack
7 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.08%) Gradle
7 3 (1.08%) gulp
7 3 (1.08%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.72%) git-flow
8 2 (0.72%) Grunt
8 2 (0.72%) JUnit
8 2 (0.72%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.72%) Postman
8 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (24.01%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Marketing
3 24 (8.60%) Banking
4 20 (7.17%) Manufacturing
4 20 (7.17%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.58%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.23%) Automotive
7 5 (1.79%) Games
7 5 (1.79%) Local Government
8 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Electronics
8 3 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) French Language
9 2 (0.72%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (27.24%) Developer
2 54 (19.35%) Analyst
3 29 (10.39%) PHP Developer
4 21 (7.53%) Architect
5 20 (7.17%) Consultant
5 20 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 18 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.09%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.58%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.87%) Business IT Analyst
12 8 (2.87%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (2.87%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (2.87%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) SAP Consultant
13 7 (2.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.98%) HTML
2 37 (13.26%) CSS
3 14 (5.02%) Laravel
4 13 (4.66%) .NET
4 13 (4.66%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.30%) XML
6 9 (3.23%) Ajax
6 9 (3.23%) HTML5
6 9 (3.23%) Java EE
6 9 (3.23%) jQuery
6 9 (3.23%) LAMP
6 9 (3.23%) Node.js
6 9 (3.23%) REST
7 8 (2.87%) .NET Core
8 7 (2.51%) React
8 7 (2.51%) Spring
8 7 (2.51%) Symfony
9 6 (2.15%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.15%) Sass
9 6 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.09%) Smart Meter
3 14 (5.02%) Blog
3 14 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.94%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.23%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.23%) FMCG
6 7 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.43%) EPoS
9 4 (1.43%) Social Media
9 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.08%) Contactless
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.75%) Linux
2 15 (5.38%) Windows
3 6 (2.15%) Android
4 5 (1.79%) Unix
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.43%) AIX
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.86%) E-Commerce
3 56 (20.07%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (13.26%) DevOps
5 32 (11.47%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.04%) Project Management
7 26 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (8.96%) ITIL
8 25 (8.96%) MVC
9 22 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (7.53%) TDD
11 20 (7.17%) User Stories
12 19 (6.81%) Scrum
13 18 (6.45%) Information Security
14 17 (6.09%) Test Automation
15 16 (5.73%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.73%) PRINCE2
15 16 (5.73%) SDLC
15 16 (5.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.35%) SQL
2 39 (13.98%) PHP
3 38 (13.62%) JavaScript
4 35 (12.54%) Java
5 17 (6.09%) C#
6 16 (5.73%) Python
7 15 (5.38%) C
8 12 (4.30%) C++
9 9 (3.23%) R
10 8 (2.87%) Scala
11 7 (2.51%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.15%) PHP 7
13 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.79%) ES6
14 3 (1.08%) ABAP
14 3 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.08%) Java 8
14 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.45%) Degree
2 11 (3.94%) TOGAF Certification
3 7 (2.51%) CISSP
4 6 (2.15%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.79%) GIAC
6 4 (1.43%) CISM
6 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.08%) CCNA
7 3 (1.08%) CCNP
7 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.08%) MCSA
8 2 (0.72%) CCSA
8 2 (0.72%) CCSP
8 2 (0.72%) CISA
8 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) PhD
8 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) SLA
2 12 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.15%) NIST
5 5 (1.79%) PMO
5 5 (1.79%) QA
6 3 (1.08%) GDPR
6 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.72%) HL7
7 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) COSO
8 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (7.53%) Docker
2 8 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.51%) Varnish
4 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.08%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.51%) Puppet
3 6 (2.15%) Ansible
3 6 (2.15%) Terraform
4 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.08%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 3 (1.08%) PingFederate
5 3 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.72%) Grafana
7 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.36%) Kibana
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) StatsD
7 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.38%) Google
2 15 (5.38%) SAP
3 11 (3.94%) IBM
3 11 (3.94%) Tableau
4 10 (3.58%) Oracle
4 10 (3.58%) VMware
5 9 (3.23%) Cognos
6 8 (2.87%) Cisco
6 8 (2.87%) Zend
7 6 (2.15%) Capita
7 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.79%) Apple
8 5 (1.79%) Facebook
9 4 (1.43%) Instagram
9 4 (1.43%) Talend
10 3 (1.08%) Okta
10 3 (1.08%) Ping Identity
10 3 (1.08%) Pinterest
10 3 (1.08%) Rackspace