Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 55 35
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 343 160 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.29% 4.77% 7.23%
As % of the General category 15.48% 10.40% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 179 98 325
10th Percentile £36,200 £32,250 £25,300
25th Percentile £43,125 £37,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,531 £76,025
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%

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 2,216 1,539 3,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.12% 45.87% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 1,181 2,612
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £59,680
90th Percentile £82,088 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +15 9 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Bury -2 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oldham +3 6 - - 1
Wigan +5 2 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Cheadle +7 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £40,000 - 2
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 128 (37.32%) Social Skills
2 101 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (25.95%) Facilities Management
4 76 (22.16%) Line Management
5 74 (21.57%) Service Delivery
6 69 (20.12%) Microsoft
7 61 (17.78%) Finance
8 59 (17.20%) E-Commerce
9 57 (16.62%) Information Security
10 55 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (14.58%) Management Information System
11 50 (14.58%) Azure
12 48 (13.99%) AWS
13 46 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (12.83%) DevOps
15 40 (11.66%) Marketing
16 39 (11.37%) Software Engineering
16 39 (11.37%) JavaScript
17 38 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (10.79%) Microsoft Office
19 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
20 34 (9.91%) Coaching
20 34 (9.91%) DNA
21 33 (9.62%) SLA
21 33 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 31 (9.04%) CAFM
23 29 (8.45%) Telecoms
24 28 (8.16%) Banking
24 28 (8.16%) Business Development
24 28 (8.16%) Analytics

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 6 (1.75%) Apache
1 6 (1.75%) Confluence
2 5 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.87%) WordPress
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.58%) CMS
4 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (10.79%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Maximo
2 9 (2.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (2.33%) SAP Retail
4 5 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.17%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.87%) SAP CAR
6 3 (0.87%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.58%) Magento
7 2 (0.58%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.58%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.58%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.58%) Azure
2 48 (13.99%) AWS
3 22 (6.41%) GCP
3 22 (6.41%) SaaS
4 21 (6.12%) Power Platform
5 19 (5.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 19 (5.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 14 (4.08%) Serverless
7 13 (3.79%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.75%) AWS CodeCommit
10 6 (1.75%) AWS CodePipeline
11 5 (1.46%) GitHub
12 4 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.17%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.17%) Azure Sentinel
12 4 (1.17%) Collibra
12 4 (1.17%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.87%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.83%) 5G
2 14 (4.08%) Internet
3 6 (1.75%) Intranet
3 6 (1.75%) Network Security
3 6 (1.75%) Wireless
4 5 (1.46%) Firewall
5 4 (1.17%) DHCP
5 4 (1.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.58%) FTP
6 2 (0.58%) LAN
6 2 (0.58%) SMTP
6 2 (0.58%) SSH
6 2 (0.58%) SSL
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) WAN
7 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.00%) MySQL
2 18 (5.25%) Power BI
3 10 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.46%) DataStage
8 5 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.46%) Tableau
9 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.17%) Big Data
9 4 (1.17%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.17%) DB2
9 4 (1.17%) HBase
9 4 (1.17%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (1.17%) Metadata
9 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.50%) JIRA
3 9 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.75%) GitLab
5 5 (1.46%) PHPUnit
5 5 (1.46%) webpack
6 4 (1.17%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (0.58%) JUnit
7 2 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.58%) Postman
7 2 (0.58%) Selenium
7 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.58%) TestRail
8 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.29%) Storybook
8 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (37.32%) Social Skills
2 61 (17.78%) Finance
3 46 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (11.66%) Marketing
5 29 (8.45%) Telecoms
6 28 (8.16%) Banking
7 20 (5.83%) Manufacturing
8 18 (5.25%) Public Sector
9 14 (4.08%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (2.62%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (2.33%) Retail Finance
12 7 (2.04%) Electronics
13 6 (1.75%) Advertising
14 3 (0.87%) Automotive
14 3 (0.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.87%) Law
14 3 (0.87%) Legal
15 2 (0.58%) Billing
16 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (13.41%) Architect
2 45 (13.12%) Developer
3 39 (11.37%) Consultant
4 27 (7.87%) Analyst
5 24 (7.00%) Coordinator
6 20 (5.83%) Telecoms Consultant
7 19 (5.54%) PHP Developer
7 19 (5.54%) Salesforce Architect
8 17 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.21%) Service Desk Coordinator
12 9 (2.62%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.62%) Help Desk Coordinator
13 8 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
13 8 (2.33%) Senior PHP Developer
14 7 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
14 7 (2.04%) Functional Consultant
14 7 (2.04%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.04%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.83%) React
2 19 (5.54%) .NET
2 19 (5.54%) HTML
3 18 (5.25%) CSS
4 16 (4.66%) Node.js
5 13 (3.79%) Web Services
6 12 (3.50%) JSON
7 10 (2.92%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.33%) RESTful
8 8 (2.33%) Serverless Framework
8 8 (2.33%) XML
9 7 (2.04%) .NET Core
9 7 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.04%) COM
9 7 (2.04%) HTML5
9 7 (2.04%) LAMP
10 6 (1.75%) Jest
10 6 (1.75%) REST
10 6 (1.75%) Spring
10 6 (1.75%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.83%) Smart City
3 17 (4.96%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.08%) Cloud Native
6 11 (3.21%) User Experience
7 10 (2.92%) FMCG
7 10 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.92%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.33%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.04%) Social Media
10 6 (1.75%) Blog
10 6 (1.75%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.46%) Legacy Code
12 4 (1.17%) EPoS
12 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.17%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.12%) Linux
2 17 (4.96%) Windows
3 6 (1.75%) Android
4 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.95%) Facilities Management
3 76 (22.16%) Line Management
4 74 (21.57%) Service Delivery
5 59 (17.20%) E-Commerce
6 57 (16.62%) Information Security
7 55 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (12.83%) DevOps
9 39 (11.37%) Software Engineering
10 38 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
12 34 (9.91%) Coaching
12 34 (9.91%) DNA
13 33 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (9.04%) CAFM
15 28 (8.16%) Analytics
15 28 (8.16%) Business Development
16 27 (7.87%) Scrum
17 21 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.37%) JavaScript
2 24 (7.00%) PHP
3 23 (6.71%) SQL
4 15 (4.37%) Python
5 12 (3.50%) Java
6 11 (3.21%) C#
7 8 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.46%) C
10 5 (1.46%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) ABAP
11 2 (0.58%) Go
11 2 (0.58%) Java 11
11 2 (0.58%) Scala
11 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.29%) ES6
12 1 (0.29%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.00%) Degree
2 5 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
3 4 (1.17%) MBA
4 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.58%) HNC
4 2 (0.58%) ISEB
4 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) CCA
5 1 (0.29%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.62%) SLA
2 22 (6.41%) QA
3 6 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.17%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.17%) GDPR
4 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) COSHH
6 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (4.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (6.41%) Terraform
2 17 (4.96%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.08%) Ansible
4 4 (1.17%) Istio
5 2 (0.58%) Nessus
6 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 69 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.00%) Google
3 22 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (5.83%) SAP
5 9 (2.62%) Apple
6 6 (1.75%) CA
6 6 (1.75%) Facebook
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle
6 6 (1.75%) Siemens
6 6 (1.75%) Zend
7 5 (1.46%) Adobe
8 4 (1.17%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.17%) IBM
8 4 (1.17%) Teradata
9 3 (0.87%) Cisco
9 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.58%) F5
10 2 (0.58%) JDA
10 2 (0.58%) Sage