Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 31 38
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 427 664 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.90% 8.42% 6.37%
As % of the General category 15.33% 21.08% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 354 516 341
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,225 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £77,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -

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 2,785 3,150 2,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.49% 39.92% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,459 2,318
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +34 21 £35,000 +25.00% 14
Wigan -11 17 £36,250 -23.68% 4
Salford +5 14 £24,000 -4.00% 3
Altrincham -3 11 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Oldham +4 6 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Bolton - 6 £26,500 - 2
Rochdale +3 4 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Heywood -3 3 £28,500 -18.57%
Bury -11 2 £35,250 -11.88% 4
Cheadle -3 1 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Sale -7 1 £29,500 +5.36%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 146 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (30.44%) Finance
3 99 (23.19%) E-Commerce
4 96 (22.48%) SQL
5 84 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (16.86%) Java
6 72 (16.86%) JavaScript
7 66 (15.46%) Microsoft
7 66 (15.46%) Manufacturing
8 56 (13.11%) SAP
9 54 (12.65%) TDD
10 53 (12.41%) Test Automation
10 53 (12.41%) HTML
10 53 (12.41%) Scrum
10 53 (12.41%) DevOps
11 52 (12.18%) Marketing
12 50 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (11.24%) CSS
14 47 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
15 46 (10.77%) C#
15 46 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (10.30%) BDD
17 41 (9.60%) .NET
17 41 (9.60%) Software Engineering
18 40 (9.37%) CRM
18 40 (9.37%) OO
19 39 (9.13%) Project Management
19 39 (9.13%) AngularJS
20 37 (8.67%) SaaS

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 15 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.87%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.87%) CMS
5 7 (1.64%) Alfresco
5 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.41%) Apache
6 6 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.94%) IIS
7 4 (0.94%) Marvel
7 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.17%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.94%) InVision
6 3 (0.70%) InDesign
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (4.68%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.94%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.70%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.70%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.47%) Magento
7 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.67%) SaaS
3 34 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (5.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (5.15%) Office 365
6 14 (3.28%) IaaS
7 12 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.64%) PaaS
10 6 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.94%) Serverless
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.70%) Google Play
13 2 (0.47%) npm
13 2 (0.47%) Yarn
14 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.32%) Firewall
2 24 (5.62%) LAN
2 24 (5.62%) WAN
3 14 (3.28%) MPLS
4 10 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.34%) Wireless
5 9 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.64%) DHCP
6 7 (1.64%) DNS
6 7 (1.64%) Skype
7 6 (1.41%) Network Security
7 6 (1.41%) VPN
8 5 (1.17%) 802.11
8 5 (1.17%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.17%) IPsec
8 5 (1.17%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.17%) SSL
8 5 (1.17%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.79%) Big Data
2 29 (6.79%) MySQL
3 23 (5.39%) Hadoop
4 17 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.87%) Couchbase
8 8 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.17%) Power BI
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (7.73%) Selenium
2 23 (5.39%) Gradle
2 23 (5.39%) JIRA
2 23 (5.39%) Maven
3 15 (3.51%) JUnit
3 15 (3.51%) SpecFlow
4 13 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.04%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.81%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.81%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.58%) Ant
6 11 (2.58%) Mockito
7 7 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.41%) gulp
8 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.94%) Appium
9 4 (0.94%) eCATT
9 4 (0.94%) Gatling
9 4 (0.94%) Serilog
9 4 (0.94%) Spock
General
1 130 (30.44%) Finance
2 66 (15.46%) Manufacturing
3 52 (12.18%) Marketing
4 34 (7.96%) Telecoms
5 24 (5.62%) Electronics
6 21 (4.92%) Publishing
7 15 (3.51%) Banking
8 8 (1.87%) Local Government
9 7 (1.64%) Back Office
10 6 (1.41%) Games
11 5 (1.17%) Advertising
11 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.94%) Automotive
12 4 (0.94%) Billing
13 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.47%) Law
13 2 (0.47%) Legal
13 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 105 (24.59%) Developer
2 75 (17.56%) Analyst
3 35 (8.20%) Consultant
4 23 (5.39%) Architect
5 20 (4.68%) Business Analyst
6 19 (4.45%) C# Developer
6 19 (4.45%) Java Developer
7 18 (4.22%) .NET Developer
7 18 (4.22%) Software Developer
7 18 (4.22%) Software Engineer
8 17 (3.98%) IT Analyst
9 15 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (3.51%) PHP Developer
9 15 (3.51%) Technical Leader
9 15 (3.51%) Technical Manager
10 14 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.04%) Java Engineer
11 13 (3.04%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (2.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.41%) HTML
2 48 (11.24%) CSS
3 41 (9.60%) .NET
4 39 (9.13%) AngularJS
5 28 (6.56%) Spring
6 27 (6.32%) React
7 21 (4.92%) Web Services
8 20 (4.68%) ASP.NET
9 19 (4.45%) HTML5
10 18 (4.22%) REST
11 17 (3.98%) .NET Core
11 17 (3.98%) Ajax
12 16 (3.75%) Spring Boot
13 15 (3.51%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.51%) Vue.js
14 13 (3.04%) CSS3
14 13 (3.04%) Entity Framework
15 12 (2.81%) SignalR
16 11 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.15%) User Experience
4 19 (4.45%) Blog
5 17 (3.98%) EPoS
5 17 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.58%) FMCG
9 9 (2.11%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (1.87%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.87%) Fintech
11 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.94%) LIMS
12 4 (0.94%) Robotics
12 4 (0.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.26%) Windows
2 22 (5.15%) Linux
3 16 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.04%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.11%) Unix
5 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.17%) Android
7 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.19%) E-Commerce
3 54 (12.65%) TDD
4 53 (12.41%) DevOps
4 53 (12.41%) Scrum
4 53 (12.41%) Test Automation
5 50 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (10.30%) BDD
9 41 (9.60%) Software Engineering
10 40 (9.37%) CRM
10 40 (9.37%) OO
11 39 (9.13%) Project Management
12 34 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (7.26%) MVC
14 29 (6.79%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (6.79%) ITIL
14 29 (6.79%) Programme Management
15 28 (6.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.48%) SQL
2 72 (16.86%) Java
2 72 (16.86%) JavaScript
3 46 (10.77%) C#
4 36 (8.43%) PHP
5 28 (6.56%) Python
6 20 (4.68%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.51%) Java 8
9 10 (2.34%) X++
10 8 (1.87%) ABAP
10 8 (1.87%) Go
11 7 (1.64%) R
12 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.17%) Scala
13 5 (1.17%) VB
13 5 (1.17%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.17%) VBA
14 4 (0.94%) C
14 4 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (7.26%) Degree
2 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (2.58%) ISEB
3 10 (2.34%) CCNP
4 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.64%) HNC
7 6 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) CISSP
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.47%) CISA
9 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.47%) PMP
10 1 (0.23%) CCNA
10 1 (0.23%) CEH
10 1 (0.23%) CISM
10 1 (0.23%) GSEC
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.22%) SLA
2 14 (3.28%) QA
3 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.64%) PMO
5 6 (1.41%) GDPR
6 4 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (5.85%) Docker
2 17 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.94%) HDFS
4 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (5.85%) Puppet
2 22 (5.15%) Kubernetes
3 19 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.98%) Ansible
5 12 (2.81%) SCCM
6 10 (2.34%) Kibana
7 8 (1.87%) Terraform
8 7 (1.64%) Grafana
8 7 (1.64%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.94%) Istio
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 66 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 56 (13.11%) SAP
3 30 (7.03%) VMware
4 26 (6.09%) Google
5 25 (5.85%) Cisco
6 14 (3.28%) Adobe
6 14 (3.28%) Oracle
7 9 (2.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.87%) IBM
9 7 (1.64%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.41%) Cognos
10 6 (1.41%) RedGate
10 6 (1.41%) Zend
11 5 (1.17%) Juniper
11 5 (1.17%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (1.17%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.94%) Apple
12 4 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.94%) hybris
13 3 (0.70%) MicroStrategy