Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 369 631 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.47% 8.58% 6.33%
As % of the General category 14.52% 22.09% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 314 430 368
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,475 £27,500 £26,063
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 2,541 2,856 2,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.65% 38.85% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,083 2,233 2,183
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.64% -2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,100 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +31 18 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Wigan -7 12 £32,500 - 13
Salford +5 9 £24,000 -31.43% 3
Bolton - 8 £24,000 - 4
Oldham +9 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Altrincham -14 4 £22,500 -52.63% 3
Rochdale +18 3 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Bury -10 2 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 144 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (29.81%) E-Commerce
3 78 (21.14%) Finance
4 66 (17.89%) DevOps
5 64 (17.34%) JavaScript
6 62 (16.80%) HTML
7 61 (16.53%) CSS
8 59 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 53 (14.36%) SQL
12 52 (14.09%) PHP
13 50 (13.55%) Java
14 45 (12.20%) MySQL
14 45 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
15 42 (11.38%) SAP
16 40 (10.84%) Manufacturing
16 40 (10.84%) Marketing
17 38 (10.30%) Scrum
17 38 (10.30%) Project Management
18 36 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (9.49%) BDD
19 35 (9.49%) Test Automation
19 35 (9.49%) Software Engineering
19 35 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
20 33 (8.94%) TDD
20 33 (8.94%) Degree
21 32 (8.67%) SaaS
21 32 (8.67%) SQL Server
21 32 (8.67%) SDLC

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 12 (3.25%) CMS
2 10 (2.71%) Alfresco
3 8 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.36%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.36%) Marvel
5 5 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.08%) Apache
7 3 (0.81%) Confluence
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.54%) nginx
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.36%) InVision
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.98%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (2.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (2.44%) Magento
4 7 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.90%) osCommerce
4 7 (1.90%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (8.67%) SaaS
4 26 (7.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.17%) IaaS
5 8 (2.17%) Office 365
6 6 (1.63%) PaaS
7 5 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.54%) Algolia
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.54%) Firebase
9 2 (0.54%) Heroku
9 2 (0.54%) npm
9 2 (0.54%) Yarn
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.27%) GitHub
10 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.78%) Firewall
2 16 (4.34%) LAN
2 16 (4.34%) WAN
3 12 (3.25%) MPLS
4 6 (1.63%) Wireless
5 5 (1.36%) DHCP
5 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.81%) VPN
7 2 (0.54%) 802.11
7 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.54%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.54%) Network Security
7 2 (0.54%) SAN
7 2 (0.54%) SNMP
7 2 (0.54%) SSL
7 2 (0.54%) VoIP
7 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.54%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.20%) MySQL
2 32 (8.67%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.78%) Big Data
4 15 (4.07%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.90%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.36%) Power BI
11 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.81%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.81%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.81%) Redis
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.96%) Gradle
2 22 (5.96%) Maven
3 21 (5.69%) JIRA
4 16 (4.34%) Selenium
5 15 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.52%) JUnit
7 10 (2.71%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.17%) Grunt
10 7 (1.90%) Ant
10 7 (1.90%) gulp
10 7 (1.90%) Mockito
11 6 (1.63%) Gatling
11 6 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.63%) Spock
12 4 (1.08%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.81%) GitLab
13 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 78 (21.14%) Finance
2 40 (10.84%) Manufacturing
2 40 (10.84%) Marketing
3 24 (6.50%) Electronics
3 24 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.79%) Games
5 13 (3.52%) Banking
6 11 (2.98%) Automotive
7 9 (2.44%) Law
7 9 (2.44%) Local Government
8 6 (1.63%) Legal
8 6 (1.63%) Publishing
9 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (23.04%) Developer
2 68 (18.43%) Analyst
3 27 (7.32%) Consultant
4 23 (6.23%) PHP Developer
5 20 (5.42%) Architect
5 20 (5.42%) Software Engineer
6 16 (4.34%) IT Analyst
6 16 (4.34%) Java Developer
7 14 (3.79%) Business Analyst
7 14 (3.79%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (3.52%) Project Manager
8 13 (3.52%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.52%) Technical Manager
9 12 (3.25%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.25%) Test Analyst
10 11 (2.98%) Java Engineer
10 11 (2.98%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.80%) HTML
2 61 (16.53%) CSS
3 31 (8.40%) Web Services
4 28 (7.59%) XML
5 27 (7.32%) Spring
6 25 (6.78%) .NET
7 24 (6.50%) HTML5
8 22 (5.96%) AngularJS
8 22 (5.96%) React
9 19 (5.15%) Ajax
10 18 (4.88%) Node.js
11 17 (4.61%) jQuery
12 16 (4.34%) CSS3
12 16 (4.34%) REST
12 16 (4.34%) SOAP
13 15 (4.07%) RESTful
14 14 (3.79%) Vue.js
15 13 (3.52%) ASP.NET
15 13 (3.52%) Sass
16 11 (2.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.23%) User Experience
3 14 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.52%) Blog
5 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.25%) EPoS
6 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.17%) Fintech
7 8 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.36%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.36%) FMCG
9 5 (1.36%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.36%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.08%) Robotics
11 2 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.54%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Contactless
12 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.32%) Linux
2 23 (6.23%) Windows
3 15 (4.07%) Unix
4 10 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.54%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (29.81%) E-Commerce
3 66 (17.89%) DevOps
4 59 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (10.30%) Project Management
5 38 (10.30%) Scrum
6 35 (9.49%) BDD
6 35 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (9.49%) Software Engineering
6 35 (9.49%) Test Automation
7 33 (8.94%) TDD
8 32 (8.67%) SDLC
9 31 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (8.13%) Front End Development
11 28 (7.59%) User Stories
12 26 (7.05%) Digital Marketing
12 26 (7.05%) OO
13 25 (6.78%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.50%) Acceptance Criteria
14 24 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.34%) JavaScript
2 53 (14.36%) SQL
3 52 (14.09%) PHP
4 50 (13.55%) Java
5 31 (8.40%) Python
6 21 (5.69%) C#
7 19 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.79%) Java 8
9 12 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.17%) Go
12 7 (1.90%) VBA
13 5 (1.36%) ES6
13 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.08%) C
14 4 (1.08%) Scala
14 4 (1.08%) VB
15 3 (0.81%) ABAP
15 3 (0.81%) Groovy
15 3 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (8.94%) Degree
2 15 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (3.79%) CCNP
4 6 (1.63%) ISEB
4 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.63%) PMP
5 4 (1.08%) CCNA
5 4 (1.08%) MCP
5 4 (1.08%) MCSA
6 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.54%) HNC
7 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.27%) ACCA
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.42%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) PMO
3 6 (1.63%) GDPR
4 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.08%) SLA
5 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (6.50%) Docker
2 19 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.27%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.15%) Puppet
2 18 (4.88%) Ansible
3 15 (4.07%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.52%) Terraform
5 9 (2.44%) Kibana
6 6 (1.63%) Grafana
7 4 (1.08%) Istio
8 3 (0.81%) SCCM
9 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.38%) SAP
3 26 (7.05%) VMware
4 21 (5.69%) Cisco
5 20 (5.42%) Oracle
6 19 (5.15%) Google
7 17 (4.61%) Sitecore
8 14 (3.79%) hybris
9 12 (3.25%) Adobe
10 11 (2.98%) IBM
11 10 (2.71%) Cognos
11 10 (2.71%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.44%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.90%) ATG
13 7 (1.90%) Zend
14 6 (1.63%) RedGate
14 6 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
16 3 (0.81%) Tableau
17 2 (0.54%) Nimble Storage