Period
to 25 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 57 49
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 429 144 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.75% 4.60% 5.52%
As % of the General category 13.94% 10.49% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 218 126 225
10th Percentile £31,775 £28,750 £31,900
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.38% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,938 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,875 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +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 3,077 1,373 2,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.61% 43.84% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,067 1,177 2,153
10th Percentile £30,940 £30,000 £26,550
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £81,600 £77,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in Manchester.

Salary trend for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport +14 17 £31,000 -40.95% 4
Salford - 16 - - 3
Oldham +4 10 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Bolton - 6 £43,750 - 4
Wigan - 6 £55,000 - 4
Rochdale - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bury +1 4 £41,000 -51.76% 1
Cheadle -6 1 £39,000 +81.40% 1
Altrincham - 1 - -
Dukinfield - 1 £60,000 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 165 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 114 (26.57%) Finance
3 108 (25.17%) Microsoft
4 100 (23.31%) Facilities Management
5 99 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (22.38%) Line Management
7 89 (20.75%) Service Delivery
8 70 (16.32%) Microsoft Office
9 69 (16.08%) Information Security
10 66 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 66 (15.38%) AWS
11 62 (14.45%) Microsoft Excel
11 62 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (13.05%) Software Engineering
13 50 (11.66%) Marketing
13 50 (11.66%) Coaching
14 49 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (11.42%) Azure
15 41 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (9.56%) SQL
16 40 (9.32%) Python
16 40 (9.32%) Banking
17 39 (9.09%) TDD
18 38 (8.86%) SLA
18 38 (8.86%) TypeScript
18 38 (8.86%) Mentoring
19 37 (8.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 37 (8.62%) E-Commerce
19 37 (8.62%) Management Information System
20 36 (8.39%) Presentation Skills

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 11 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.17%) nginx
4 4 (0.93%) CICS
5 3 (0.70%) Apache
5 3 (0.70%) CMS
5 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 70 (16.32%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (14.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (5.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.63%) Maximo
3 4 (0.93%) Unica
4 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (15.38%) AWS
2 49 (11.42%) Azure
3 23 (5.36%) SaaS
4 21 (4.90%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (4.66%) GCP
6 17 (3.96%) Serverless
7 14 (3.26%) Heroku
8 9 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (2.10%) GitHub
9 8 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.86%) Firebase
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.40%) CloudFront
10 6 (1.40%) IaaS
10 6 (1.40%) Twilio
11 5 (1.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 5 (1.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.86%) DNS
1 8 (1.86%) SMS
2 6 (1.40%) AMQP
3 4 (0.93%) Broadband
4 2 (0.47%) DHCP
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) LAN
4 2 (0.47%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.23%) IPsec
5 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) OSPF
5 1 (0.23%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.73%) Big Data
3 16 (3.73%) MySQL
4 11 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
7 6 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.40%) DataStage
7 6 (1.40%) Redis
8 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.70%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 22 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.56%) GitLab
2 11 (2.56%) Selenium
3 9 (2.10%) Maven
4 6 (1.40%) CircleCI
4 6 (1.40%) webpack
5 5 (1.17%) PHPUnit
6 4 (0.93%) Ant
6 4 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.93%) Gradle
6 4 (0.93%) JIRA
7 3 (0.70%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.70%) Grunt
7 3 (0.70%) gulp
7 3 (0.70%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.70%) Subversion
7 3 (0.70%) Travis CI
General
1 165 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 114 (26.57%) Finance
3 50 (11.66%) Marketing
4 49 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (9.32%) Banking
6 37 (8.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 36 (8.39%) Presentation Skills
8 32 (7.46%) Public Sector
9 28 (6.53%) Manufacturing
10 24 (5.59%) Influencing Skills
11 16 (3.73%) Automotive
11 16 (3.73%) Telecoms
12 15 (3.50%) Electronics
13 12 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
14 11 (2.56%) Law
15 10 (2.33%) Legal
16 6 (1.40%) Retail Finance
17 5 (1.17%) Advertising
18 4 (0.93%) Police
19 3 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (13.52%) Developer
2 40 (9.32%) Analyst
3 33 (7.69%) Architect
4 32 (7.46%) Software Engineer
5 26 (6.06%) Consultant
6 24 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.66%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.50%) Customer Service Advisor
12 14 (3.26%) Coordinator
12 14 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (2.80%) Team Leader
15 10 (2.33%) AWS Architect
15 10 (2.33%) Project Manager
15 10 (2.33%) Service Desk Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.23%) Node.js
2 23 (5.36%) React
3 20 (4.66%) GraphQL
4 18 (4.20%) .NET
5 13 (3.03%) HTML
6 10 (2.33%) .NET Core
6 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.33%) CSS
7 9 (2.10%) SOAP
8 8 (1.86%) Spring
9 7 (1.63%) Redux
9 7 (1.63%) Spring Boot
10 6 (1.40%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.40%) Celery
10 6 (1.40%) Enzyme
10 6 (1.40%) FastAPI
10 6 (1.40%) Flask
10 6 (1.40%) Jest
10 6 (1.40%) pytest
10 6 (1.40%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.23%) User Experience
3 24 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.50%) Smart Meter
6 13 (3.03%) BYOD
7 11 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.33%) EPoS
8 10 (2.33%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.63%) Social Media
12 6 (1.40%) BBC
12 6 (1.40%) Legacy Code
12 6 (1.40%) Online Banking
12 6 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (1.17%) Blog
14 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.99%) Windows
2 22 (5.13%) Linux
3 16 (3.73%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.50%) Android
5 8 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.93%) AIX
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.47%) CentOS
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Unix
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.31%) Facilities Management
2 99 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (22.38%) Line Management
4 89 (20.75%) Service Delivery
5 69 (16.08%) Information Security
6 62 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (13.05%) Software Engineering
8 50 (11.66%) Coaching
9 41 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (9.09%) TDD
11 38 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 37 (8.62%) E-Commerce
13 35 (8.16%) DevOps
14 34 (7.93%) Analytics
15 33 (7.69%) CI/CD
16 27 (6.29%) Scrum
16 27 (6.29%) Workflow
17 22 (5.13%) Business Case
18 21 (4.90%) Presales
18 21 (4.90%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 41 (9.56%) SQL
3 40 (9.32%) Python
4 38 (8.86%) TypeScript
5 21 (4.90%) C#
6 19 (4.43%) Java
7 14 (3.26%) Apple Swift
7 14 (3.26%) PHP
8 13 (3.03%) Kotlin
9 9 (2.10%) C
10 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.40%) R
12 5 (1.17%) C++
13 4 (0.93%) Bash
14 3 (0.70%) COBOL
14 3 (0.70%) Perl
15 2 (0.47%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.23%) REXX
16 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (7.93%) DBS Check
2 31 (7.23%) Degree
3 13 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.86%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.93%) APMP
6 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.93%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.86%) SLA
2 13 (3.03%) QA
3 5 (1.17%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.47%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (7.69%) Docker
2 21 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) vSphere
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) RACF
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.26%) Terraform
3 13 (3.03%) Ansible
4 4 (0.93%) SCCM
5 3 (0.70%) Istio
6 2 (0.47%) Kibana
6 2 (0.47%) logstash
6 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.23%) Matomo
7 1 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.23%) zSecure
Vendors
1 108 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.83%) Google
3 18 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (3.73%) SAP
5 10 (2.33%) IBM
6 9 (2.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 8 (1.86%) Adobe
8 6 (1.40%) Facebook
8 6 (1.40%) VMware
9 4 (0.93%) Cisco
9 4 (0.93%) Dell
10 3 (0.70%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle
10 3 (0.70%) Percona
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.70%) Veeam
11 2 (0.47%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.47%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.47%) Sage
11 2 (0.47%) Spotify