Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 59 35
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 498 107 460
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.96% 4.16% 7.06%
As % of the General category 17.44% 9.22% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 205 87 316
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,356
25th Percentile £40,000 £34,375 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £69,500
90th Percentile £82,125 £77,500 £75,500
North West median annual salary £45,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.50% +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 2,856 1,161 3,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 51.39% 45.09% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,958 973 2,621
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,300 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £38,750 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £59,000
90th Percentile £82,238 £75,000 £71,561
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 +12 17 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Oldham - 12 £57,500 - 3
Bury +9 10 £45,000 -47.06% 2
Wigan +8 8 £55,000 - 4
Rochdale - 4 £42,500 - 1
Salford - 4 - - 6
Cheadle 0 1 £39,000 +81.40% 2
Altrincham -9 1 - -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 212 (42.57%) Social Skills
2 175 (35.14%) Facilities Management
3 151 (30.32%) Line Management
4 149 (29.92%) Service Delivery
5 143 (28.71%) Microsoft
6 116 (23.29%) Information Security
7 100 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
8 97 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
9 95 (19.08%) Finance
10 82 (16.47%) Management Information System
11 68 (13.65%) Microsoft Excel
12 66 (13.25%) Software Engineering
13 62 (12.45%) SLA
14 61 (12.25%) Coaching
14 61 (12.25%) Marketing
15 58 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
16 57 (11.45%) AWS
17 52 (10.44%) Azure
17 52 (10.44%) JavaScript
18 50 (10.04%) CAFM
19 48 (9.64%) Mentoring
20 47 (9.44%) E-Commerce
21 42 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
21 42 (8.43%) Analytics
22 40 (8.03%) Banking
23 39 (7.83%) DevOps
24 33 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
24 33 (6.63%) TypeScript
25 31 (6.22%) Node.js

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 9 (1.81%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.80%) Apache
3 4 (0.80%) Confluence
4 2 (0.40%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.40%) nginx
4 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.20%) CICS
5 1 (0.20%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (13.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.21%) Maximo
2 10 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.61%) SAP Retail
3 8 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP CAR
4 3 (0.60%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.40%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.45%) AWS
2 52 (10.44%) Azure
3 24 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (4.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 22 (4.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 19 (3.82%) SaaS
5 19 (3.82%) Serverless
6 18 (3.61%) Power Platform
7 14 (2.81%) GCP
8 13 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.61%) GitHub
10 6 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.20%) Heroku
10 6 (1.20%) IaaS
11 5 (1.00%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.80%) Collibra
13 3 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (0.60%) AWS CodeCommit
13 3 (0.60%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.02%) 5G
2 13 (2.61%) Internet
3 8 (1.61%) DNS
3 8 (1.61%) SMS
4 6 (1.20%) Wireless
5 5 (1.00%) DHCP
5 5 (1.00%) Firewall
5 5 (1.00%) Intranet
6 4 (0.80%) Network Security
7 3 (0.60%) AMQP
8 2 (0.40%) FTP
8 2 (0.40%) LAN
8 2 (0.40%) SMTP
8 2 (0.40%) SSH
8 2 (0.40%) SSL
8 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.22%) MySQL
3 18 (3.61%) Power BI
4 11 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.41%) Big Data
8 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.41%) Tableau
9 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.00%) DataStage
10 5 (1.00%) DB2
10 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.80%) HBase
11 4 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (0.80%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 24 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.01%) webpack
4 8 (1.61%) GitLab
5 7 (1.41%) JIRA
6 6 (1.20%) IBM UrbanCode
6 6 (1.20%) Selenium
7 5 (1.00%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.80%) Maven
9 3 (0.60%) Ant
9 3 (0.60%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.40%) Postman
11 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.20%) Gradle
11 1 (0.20%) Grunt
11 1 (0.20%) gulp
11 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.20%) Subversion
11 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 212 (42.57%) Social Skills
2 95 (19.08%) Finance
3 61 (12.25%) Marketing
4 58 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (8.03%) Banking
6 28 (5.62%) Telecoms
7 23 (4.62%) Organisational Skills
7 23 (4.62%) Public Sector
8 20 (4.02%) Manufacturing
9 19 (3.82%) Influencing Skills
10 18 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
11 15 (3.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 14 (2.81%) Law
13 12 (2.41%) Retail Finance
14 10 (2.01%) Automotive
15 8 (1.61%) Advertising
16 6 (1.20%) Electronics
17 5 (1.00%) Legal
17 5 (1.00%) Police
18 4 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (10.04%) Consultant
2 49 (9.84%) Architect
3 45 (9.04%) Developer
4 36 (7.23%) Coordinator
5 30 (6.02%) Analyst
6 23 (4.62%) Software Engineer
7 22 (4.42%) Salesforce Architect
7 22 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.02%) Telecoms Consultant
9 19 (3.82%) Service Desk Coordinator
10 16 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.61%) Customer Service Advisor
12 13 (2.61%) Team Leader
13 12 (2.41%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (2.21%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.01%) Administrator
15 10 (2.01%) Dynamics AX Consultant
15 10 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (2.01%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.22%) Node.js
2 28 (5.62%) React
3 22 (4.42%) .NET
4 17 (3.41%) GraphQL
5 14 (2.81%) Web Services
6 11 (2.21%) .NET Core
6 11 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.21%) Enzyme
6 11 (2.21%) Jest
6 11 (2.21%) SOAP
7 10 (2.01%) Redux
7 10 (2.01%) Serverless Framework
8 8 (1.61%) REST
9 7 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.20%) Apache Flex
10 6 (1.20%) HTML
10 6 (1.20%) JSON
10 6 (1.20%) RESTful
10 6 (1.20%) XML
11 5 (1.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.47%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (4.82%) User Experience
4 20 (4.02%) Smart City
5 19 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.61%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.01%) Legacy Code
9 9 (1.81%) EPoS
10 8 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.61%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.41%) Social Media
12 6 (1.20%) BBC
12 6 (1.20%) BYOD
13 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.80%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.22%) Windows
2 16 (3.21%) Linux
3 7 (1.41%) Android
3 7 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.60%) AIX
6 2 (0.40%) CentOS
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (35.14%) Facilities Management
2 151 (30.32%) Line Management
3 149 (29.92%) Service Delivery
4 116 (23.29%) Information Security
5 100 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
7 66 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 61 (12.25%) Coaching
9 50 (10.04%) CAFM
10 48 (9.64%) Mentoring
11 47 (9.44%) E-Commerce
12 42 (8.43%) Analytics
12 42 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (7.83%) DevOps
14 33 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (5.82%) Scrum
16 27 (5.42%) Project Delivery
17 26 (5.22%) Business Development
17 26 (5.22%) Presales
17 26 (5.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.44%) JavaScript
2 33 (6.63%) TypeScript
3 30 (6.02%) Python
3 30 (6.02%) SQL
4 11 (2.21%) C#
4 11 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.01%) PHP
6 9 (1.81%) C
7 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.41%) Java
8 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.20%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.20%) Kotlin
10 4 (0.80%) R
11 3 (0.60%) Ruby
12 2 (0.40%) ABAP
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) COBOL
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (5.62%) Degree
2 15 (3.01%) DBS Check
3 7 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.80%) APMP
5 4 (0.80%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) HNC
7 2 (0.40%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.20%) CCA
8 1 (0.20%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.45%) SLA
2 22 (4.42%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.40%) COSHH
6 2 (0.40%) PMO
7 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.61%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (4.22%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.61%) Ansible
2 13 (2.61%) Terraform
3 4 (0.80%) Istio
4 3 (0.60%) SCCM
5 2 (0.40%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Matomo
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 143 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.02%) Google
3 24 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (3.82%) SAP
5 8 (1.61%) Facebook
6 6 (1.20%) CA
6 6 (1.20%) IBM
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle
6 6 (1.20%) Siemens
7 5 (1.00%) Apple
8 4 (0.80%) Ab Initio
8 4 (0.80%) Adobe
8 4 (0.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (0.80%) Teradata
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco
9 3 (0.60%) Dell
9 3 (0.60%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.60%) VMware
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.40%) Sage