Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 579 688 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.90% 8.34% 7.53%
As % of the General category 20.58% 21.97% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 450 575 371
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 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £76,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,814 3,132 2,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.38% 37.97% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,254 2,503 2,225
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,000 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +23 30 £35,000 - 11
Altrincham +16 15 £36,500 -2.67%
Wigan +13 15 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Bury -9 10 £32,500 -8.45% 4
Cheadle +5 9 £35,500 -15.48% 2
Salford +4 9 £24,000 -14.29% 1
Heywood +2 5 £28,500 -18.57%
Oldham +25 2 £23,000 -
Bolton +2 2 £26,500 -11.67% 1
Rochdale +5 1 £37,500 - 3
Sale +1 1 £29,500 -22.37%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 226 (39.03%) Finance
2 212 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (26.25%) SQL
4 117 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
6 106 (18.31%) E-Commerce
7 101 (17.44%) Manufacturing
8 100 (17.27%) Microsoft
9 98 (16.93%) JavaScript
10 85 (14.68%) C#
10 85 (14.68%) SAP
11 81 (13.99%) .NET
12 80 (13.82%) Java
13 78 (13.47%) Test Automation
14 76 (13.13%) Marketing
15 73 (12.61%) TDD
16 72 (12.44%) Scrum
17 66 (11.40%) HTML
18 62 (10.71%) Windows
19 61 (10.54%) Software Engineering
20 58 (10.02%) AngularJS
21 57 (9.84%) DevOps
22 56 (9.67%) CSS
22 56 (9.67%) Telecoms
23 54 (9.33%) SQL Server
23 54 (9.33%) CRM
24 52 (8.98%) Python
24 52 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
25 51 (8.81%) PHP
26 50 (8.64%) 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 28 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.59%) Skype for Business
3 13 (2.25%) Apache
3 13 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.73%) IIS
5 7 (1.21%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.04%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.35%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.52%) InDesign
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (1.73%) Magento
5 6 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.69%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.52%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.52%) SAP QM
8 2 (0.35%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.35%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.35%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (7.08%) SaaS
4 33 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (3.45%) Office 365
6 18 (3.11%) IaaS
7 15 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.86%) Serverless
10 4 (0.69%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.52%) Google Play
12 2 (0.35%) GitHub
12 2 (0.35%) PaaS
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) AdWords
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.17%) G Suite
13 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.87%) Firewall
2 32 (5.53%) LAN
3 30 (5.18%) WAN
4 17 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.59%) DNS
5 15 (2.59%) Skype
6 13 (2.25%) Network Security
6 13 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (2.07%) VoIP
8 11 (1.90%) Wireless
9 10 (1.73%) VPN
10 8 (1.38%) Internet
10 8 (1.38%) IPv4
10 8 (1.38%) IPv6
10 8 (1.38%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.21%) VLAN
12 6 (1.04%) DHCP
12 6 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (1.04%) SSL
12 6 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.43%) MySQL
3 36 (6.22%) Hadoop
4 20 (3.45%) Big Data
5 15 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.21%) Power BI
11 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.04%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.86%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.69%) Looker
Development Applications
1 39 (6.74%) Selenium
2 37 (6.39%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.80%) JIRA
4 15 (2.59%) Cucumber
4 15 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.90%) SpecFlow
6 9 (1.55%) eCATT
6 9 (1.55%) LSMW
7 8 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.04%) Gradle
8 6 (1.04%) JUnit
8 6 (1.04%) Maven
8 6 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.86%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.69%) Subversion
10 4 (0.69%) TestRail
11 3 (0.52%) Ant
11 3 (0.52%) Gatling
11 3 (0.52%) Spock
General
1 226 (39.03%) Finance
2 101 (17.44%) Manufacturing
3 76 (13.13%) Marketing
4 56 (9.67%) Telecoms
5 41 (7.08%) Publishing
6 33 (5.70%) Electronics
7 22 (3.80%) Advertising
7 22 (3.80%) Banking
8 15 (2.59%) Games
9 14 (2.42%) Billing
10 11 (1.90%) Back Office
10 11 (1.90%) Local Government
11 8 (1.38%) Automotive
12 7 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.04%) Law
14 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.52%) Legal
15 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (28.50%) Developer
2 71 (12.26%) Analyst
3 69 (11.92%) Consultant
4 37 (6.39%) Architect
4 37 (6.39%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.01%) .NET Developer
6 27 (4.66%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.49%) Software Developer
8 25 (4.32%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.15%) PHP Developer
10 21 (3.63%) Java Engineer
11 20 (3.45%) C# Developer
11 20 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.45%) Technical Manager
12 19 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 19 (3.28%) SAP Consultant
13 18 (3.11%) Data Scientist
13 18 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (2.59%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.99%) .NET
2 66 (11.40%) HTML
3 58 (10.02%) AngularJS
4 56 (9.67%) CSS
5 41 (7.08%) ASP.NET
5 41 (7.08%) Web Services
6 37 (6.39%) React
7 26 (4.49%) Spring
8 22 (3.80%) XML
9 21 (3.63%) .NET Framework
9 21 (3.63%) Ajax
10 20 (3.45%) REST
11 18 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (2.76%) Entity Framework
12 16 (2.76%) HTML5
12 16 (2.76%) jQuery
13 15 (2.59%) CSS3
13 15 (2.59%) Laravel
14 14 (2.42%) .NET Core
15 13 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 117 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.63%) Blog
7 17 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 14 (2.42%) EPoS
8 14 (2.42%) User Experience
9 11 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.73%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.55%) Clustering
11 9 (1.55%) LIMS
12 8 (1.38%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.38%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.38%) FMCG
12 8 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.86%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.71%) Windows
2 41 (7.08%) Linux
3 28 (4.84%) Unix
4 26 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.69%) Android
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (18.31%) E-Commerce
4 78 (13.47%) Test Automation
5 73 (12.61%) TDD
6 72 (12.44%) Scrum
7 61 (10.54%) Software Engineering
8 57 (9.84%) DevOps
9 54 (9.33%) CRM
10 52 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (8.64%) Project Management
12 47 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (7.43%) Logistics
15 41 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
16 40 (6.91%) ITIL
16 40 (6.91%) MVC
17 39 (6.74%) OO
17 39 (6.74%) Programme Management
18 38 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 152 (26.25%) SQL
2 98 (16.93%) JavaScript
3 85 (14.68%) C#
4 80 (13.82%) Java
5 52 (8.98%) Python
6 51 (8.81%) PHP
7 25 (4.32%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.28%) R
9 18 (3.11%) C
9 18 (3.11%) Java 8
9 18 (3.11%) Scala
10 16 (2.76%) HiveQL
11 14 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.07%) ABAP
13 11 (1.90%) X++
14 9 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.38%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.21%) Ruby
17 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (7.08%) Degree
2 21 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.25%) ISEB
5 12 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.55%) CCNA
7 9 (1.55%) CCNP
8 8 (1.38%) MCSA
9 7 (1.21%) HNC
10 6 (1.04%) MCSE
11 5 (0.86%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.86%) SAFe Agilist
12 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.35%) CISA
13 2 (0.35%) CISSP
14 1 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.08%) QA
2 23 (3.97%) SLA
3 7 (1.21%) GCP
4 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.86%) GDPR
5 5 (0.86%) PMO
6 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) GAAP
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 24 (4.15%) Docker
2 20 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.76%) HDFS
4 12 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.73%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.38%) Firmware
7 7 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (3.63%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.45%) Ansible
3 16 (2.76%) Puppet
4 13 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.73%) SCCM
6 8 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.38%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.21%) SCOM
7 7 (1.21%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.21%) Terraform
8 4 (0.69%) Kibana
9 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.35%) Grafana
10 2 (0.35%) Istio
11 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 100 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.68%) SAP
3 44 (7.60%) Google
4 33 (5.70%) VMware
5 20 (3.45%) Cisco
6 16 (2.76%) Oracle
7 14 (2.42%) SolarWinds
8 10 (1.73%) Rackspace
8 10 (1.73%) WorldPay
9 9 (1.55%) Fortinet
9 9 (1.55%) Meraki
10 7 (1.21%) Adobe
11 6 (1.04%) Acme Packet
11 6 (1.04%) HP
11 6 (1.04%) IBM
11 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.04%) Sonus
11 6 (1.04%) Tableau
12 5 (0.86%) Apple
12 5 (0.86%) hybris