Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 676 466 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.52% 6.22% 6.26%
As % of the General category 21.39% 16.88% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 515 338 272
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,850 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £78,750 £62,950
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 3161 2760 2814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.85% 36.83% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2471 2294 2198
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +16 28 £47,500 +59.66% 2
Bury +7 9 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Cheadle -5 7 £42,500 -34.62%
Rochdale +20 4 £50,000 +61.29%
Altrincham -10 4 £47,500 +21.79%
Stockport -19 3 £28,000 -13.85% 12
Oldham +3 2 £40,000 +56.10% 1
Heywood -1 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Salford -9 1 £25,000 -11.50% 4
Sale - 1 £28,000 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 232 (34.32%) E-Commerce
2 227 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (22.78%) Finance
4 141 (20.86%) JavaScript
5 134 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (17.90%) PHP
7 111 (16.42%) SAP
8 110 (16.27%) CSS
9 107 (15.83%) Degree
10 105 (15.53%) MySQL
10 105 (15.53%) HTML
10 105 (15.53%) SQL
11 82 (12.13%) Microsoft
12 77 (11.39%) OO
12 77 (11.39%) AngularJS
13 76 (11.24%) Scrum
14 75 (11.09%) jQuery
15 74 (10.95%) Project Management
16 72 (10.65%) DevOps
17 70 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
18 69 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
19 65 (9.62%) .NET
19 65 (9.62%) QA
20 62 (9.17%) Management Information System
20 62 (9.17%) Test Automation
21 61 (9.02%) MVC
22 60 (8.88%) SQL Server
22 60 (8.88%) Analytics
23 59 (8.73%) C#
23 59 (8.73%) 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 26 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 18 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.63%) Apache
4 8 (1.18%) OpenROAD
4 8 (1.18%) SAS
5 7 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.59%) CMS
7 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.44%) WordPress
9 2 (0.30%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.30%) Drupal
9 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 40 (5.92%) Magento
2 15 (2.22%) SAP MM
3 14 (2.07%) SAP SD
4 12 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (1.78%) SAP Retail
4 12 (1.78%) SAP SCM
5 11 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (1.63%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.89%) Shopify
7 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.74%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.30%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.40%) GitHub
3 23 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.81%) SaaS
5 17 (2.51%) Google App Engine
6 14 (2.07%) Office 365
7 12 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.74%) Serverless
10 2 (0.30%) G Suite
10 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.92%) Internet
2 10 (1.48%) Firewall
3 8 (1.18%) LAN
3 8 (1.18%) WAN
4 5 (0.74%) RFID
4 5 (0.74%) VPN
5 4 (0.59%) HTTP
5 4 (0.59%) SAN
6 3 (0.44%) Intranet
6 3 (0.44%) IPsec
6 3 (0.44%) SSL
6 3 (0.44%) Wireless
7 2 (0.30%) DHCP
7 2 (0.30%) DNS
7 2 (0.30%) FTP
7 2 (0.30%) MPLS
7 2 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.30%) WLAN
8 1 (0.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (15.53%) MySQL
2 60 (8.88%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (3.25%) Big Data
8 12 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.18%) DTS
9 8 (1.18%) Essbase
9 8 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.18%) Ingres
9 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.89%) Redis
12 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 23 (3.40%) JIRA
3 21 (3.11%) Selenium
4 20 (2.96%) Vagrant
5 18 (2.66%) PHPUnit
5 18 (2.66%) Xcode
6 17 (2.51%) Codeception
7 13 (1.92%) gulp
8 12 (1.78%) git-flow
9 11 (1.63%) Subversion
10 8 (1.18%) eCATT
10 8 (1.18%) LSMW
10 8 (1.18%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.04%) Xdebug
12 6 (0.89%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.89%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.89%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 154 (22.78%) Finance
2 59 (8.73%) Manufacturing
3 52 (7.69%) Marketing
4 50 (7.40%) Automotive
5 34 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.59%) Electronics
7 24 (3.55%) Billing
8 20 (2.96%) Banking
9 15 (2.22%) Advertising
10 13 (1.92%) Publishing
11 12 (1.78%) Back Office
12 8 (1.18%) Games
13 6 (0.89%) Local Government
14 5 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.44%) Legal
16 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.30%) Retail Finance
17 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 240 (35.50%) Developer
2 132 (19.53%) Analyst
3 85 (12.57%) Consultant
4 74 (10.95%) Senior Developer
5 72 (10.65%) Business Analyst
6 71 (10.50%) PHP Developer
7 61 (9.02%) SAP Consultant
8 34 (5.03%) Web Developer
9 32 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 30 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 30 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
11 28 (4.14%) HTML CSS Developer
11 28 (4.14%) HTML Developer
12 24 (3.55%) Cloud Developer
13 23 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 20 (2.96%) Agile Business Analyst
14 20 (2.96%) Business Manager
15 19 (2.81%) Lead Developer
16 18 (2.66%) IT Manager
16 18 (2.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (16.27%) CSS
2 105 (15.53%) HTML
3 77 (11.39%) AngularJS
4 75 (11.09%) jQuery
5 65 (9.62%) .NET
6 50 (7.40%) Web Services
7 44 (6.51%) HTML5
8 43 (6.36%) Symfony
9 41 (6.07%) Laravel
10 40 (5.92%) ASP.NET
11 38 (5.62%) JSON
12 36 (5.33%) Sass
13 32 (4.73%) React
14 30 (4.44%) RESTful
14 30 (4.44%) XML
15 28 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (3.70%) CSS3
17 23 (3.40%) .NET Framework
18 22 (3.25%) Backbone.js
19 21 (3.11%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 134 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.88%) User Experience
4 32 (4.73%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.99%) iPad
6 22 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (3.11%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.51%) EPoS
9 11 (1.63%) FMCG
10 9 (1.33%) Digital Signage
10 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.18%) LIMS
12 7 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.04%) Replication
13 5 (0.74%) Blog
13 5 (0.74%) Chip and PIN
13 5 (0.74%) iPhone
13 5 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.92%) Linux
2 32 (4.73%) Windows
3 31 (4.59%) Android
4 30 (4.44%) Unix
5 26 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.44%) CentOS
9 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (34.32%) E-Commerce
2 227 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (11.39%) OO
4 76 (11.24%) Scrum
5 74 (10.95%) Project Management
6 72 (10.65%) DevOps
7 70 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
8 62 (9.17%) Test Automation
9 61 (9.02%) MVC
10 60 (8.88%) Analytics
11 52 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 52 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 51 (7.54%) Business Analysis
13 48 (7.10%) Requirements Analysis
14 45 (6.66%) Migration
14 45 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 44 (6.51%) TDD
16 43 (6.36%) Web Development
17 40 (5.92%) Logistics
18 39 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 141 (20.86%) JavaScript
2 121 (17.90%) PHP
3 105 (15.53%) SQL
4 59 (8.73%) C#
5 49 (7.25%) Java
6 20 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.22%) ABAP
8 13 (1.92%) Apple Swift
8 13 (1.92%) Python
9 9 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.18%) C
11 7 (1.04%) R
12 6 (0.89%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.89%) VBA
13 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.74%) Ruby
13 5 (0.74%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.74%) VB
14 4 (0.59%) Perl
15 3 (0.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 107 (15.83%) Degree
2 20 (2.96%) ISEB
3 14 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.63%) CISM
5 10 (1.48%) CISSP
5 10 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.33%) CISA
7 6 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.74%) CCNA
8 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.74%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.59%) CRISC
9 4 (0.59%) PMP
9 4 (0.59%) SANS
10 3 (0.44%) CCIE
10 3 (0.44%) CCNP
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.62%) QA
2 10 (1.48%) GCP
2 10 (1.48%) PMO
2 10 (1.48%) SLA
3 8 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.18%) GDPR
4 7 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 20 (2.96%) Docker
2 13 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (3.85%) Puppet
2 18 (2.66%) Capistrano
3 17 (2.51%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.74%) SCCM
5 3 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.44%) Terraform
5 3 (0.44%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Grafana
7 1 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 111 (16.42%) SAP
2 82 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.36%) Zend
4 38 (5.62%) Oracle
5 23 (3.40%) Google
6 16 (2.37%) hybris
7 14 (2.07%) VMware
8 12 (1.78%) Apple
9 10 (1.48%) Cisco
10 8 (1.18%) Actian
10 8 (1.18%) Percona
11 6 (0.89%) Adobe
11 6 (0.89%) Ariba
11 6 (0.89%) HP
11 6 (0.89%) IBM
11 6 (0.89%) Sage
12 5 (0.74%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.74%) Talend
12 5 (0.74%) WorldPay