Period
to

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

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 31 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27 -25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 460 333 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.49% 7.23% 4.72%
As % of the General category 12.58% 15.30% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 274 185 100
10th Percentile £28,042 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,625 £43,750 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,531
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3,657 2,176 1,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.55% 47.23% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,121 1,549 1,275
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,419 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £68,000 £66,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +7 25 £54,000 +2.86% 2
Bolton - 25 £47,500 - 1
Salford - 17 - -
Rochdale -3 14 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Oldham -4 14 £45,000 -14.29%
Bury +3 6 £43,500 -3.33%
Cheadle -5 6 - - 1
Altrincham - 5 £60,000 - 1
Wigan - 2 £29,750 - 2
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 177 (38.48%) Agile
2 166 (36.09%) Social Skills
3 139 (30.22%) Finance
4 116 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (19.57%) SQL
6 84 (18.26%) Banking
7 79 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
8 75 (16.30%) Analytics
9 72 (15.65%) Mentoring
10 71 (15.43%) Scrum
11 69 (15.00%) Degree
12 64 (13.91%) Legal
12 64 (13.91%) Microsoft
13 57 (12.39%) Cybersecurity
14 54 (11.74%) Project Management
14 54 (11.74%) Python
14 54 (11.74%) Self-Motivation
15 52 (11.30%) Presentation Skills
16 49 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (10.43%) Apache Ivy
18 47 (10.22%) QA
19 45 (9.78%) AWS
20 44 (9.57%) Azure
20 44 (9.57%) JavaScript
21 43 (9.35%) Marketing
22 42 (9.13%) Coaching
23 40 (8.70%) Public Sector
23 40 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
24 39 (8.48%) .NET
25 38 (8.26%) Big Data

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 14 (3.04%) Confluence
2 9 (1.96%) SAS
3 6 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.43%) Apache
4 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.43%) CMS
4 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.22%) CICS
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 33 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.52%) SessionCam
2 7 (1.52%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.78%) AWS
2 44 (9.57%) Azure
3 23 (5.00%) SaaS
4 20 (4.35%) Power Platform
5 19 (4.13%) GCP
6 12 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (2.39%) Google Analytics
8 10 (2.17%) GitHub
8 10 (2.17%) Serverless
9 9 (1.96%) Amplience
10 8 (1.74%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.52%) Google Ads
11 7 (1.52%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (1.09%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
13 4 (0.87%) Azure Pipelines
13 4 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.87%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.26%) Firewall
2 14 (3.04%) HTTP
2 14 (3.04%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 11 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.52%) DNS
5 6 (1.30%) DHCP
5 6 (1.30%) Intranet
6 5 (1.09%) DMZ
7 4 (0.87%) MPLS
7 4 (0.87%) SAN
8 3 (0.65%) LAN
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
8 3 (0.65%) WAN
8 3 (0.65%) Wireless
9 2 (0.43%) Internet
9 2 (0.43%) Network Security
9 2 (0.43%) VLAN
10 1 (0.22%) AMQP
10 1 (0.22%) FTP
10 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.26%) Big Data
2 21 (4.57%) Tableau
3 20 (4.35%) Power BI
3 20 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 18 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.04%) DataStage
7 13 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.83%) IBM InfoSphere
8 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.52%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.65%) BigQuery
11 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.65%) Looker
12 2 (0.43%) DynamoDB
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 48 (10.43%) Apache Ivy
2 34 (7.39%) JIRA
3 15 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.61%) Selenium
5 11 (2.39%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.96%) Bugzilla
6 9 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.96%) Redmine
7 4 (0.87%) GitLab
8 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.22%) Ant
9 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Gradle
9 1 (0.22%) Grunt
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.22%) Subversion
9 1 (0.22%) Xcode
General
1 166 (36.09%) Social Skills
2 139 (30.22%) Finance
3 116 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (18.26%) Banking
5 64 (13.91%) Legal
6 52 (11.30%) Presentation Skills
7 43 (9.35%) Marketing
8 40 (8.70%) Public Sector
9 33 (7.17%) Influencing Skills
10 31 (6.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 28 (6.09%) Law
12 21 (4.57%) Manufacturing
13 19 (4.13%) Telecoms
14 15 (3.26%) Electronics
15 12 (2.61%) Games
16 10 (2.17%) Automotive
16 10 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
17 5 (1.09%) Publishing
18 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
19 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (17.17%) Analyst
1 79 (17.17%) Graduate
2 64 (13.91%) Consultant
3 63 (13.70%) Developer
4 48 (10.43%) Graduate Consultant
4 48 (10.43%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
4 48 (10.43%) Recruitment Consultant
5 37 (8.04%) Architect
6 30 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.00%) Product Owner
9 20 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
10 16 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (2.83%) Data Analyst
12 13 (2.83%) Project Manager
12 13 (2.83%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.61%) Graduate Analyst
14 11 (2.39%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.48%) .NET
2 24 (5.22%) .NET Core
3 22 (4.78%) HTML
4 19 (4.13%) CSS
5 16 (3.48%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.48%) React
6 14 (3.04%) JSON
7 10 (2.17%) Node.js
7 10 (2.17%) REST
7 10 (2.17%) RESTful
7 10 (2.17%) WCF
8 9 (1.96%) WPF
9 5 (1.09%) Lightning Web Components
9 5 (1.09%) Qt
9 5 (1.09%) Visualforce
10 4 (0.87%) ARM Templates
10 4 (0.87%) Classic ASP
10 4 (0.87%) QML
11 3 (0.65%) Middleware
11 3 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.74%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (6.09%) IoT
3 21 (4.57%) Smart Meter
4 18 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (3.70%) User Experience
6 15 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.04%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.39%) Blockchain
8 11 (2.39%) Blog
9 9 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.96%) Hackathon
10 7 (1.52%) FMCG
10 7 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.52%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.30%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.30%) Smart Energy
12 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.09%) Sports Betting
13 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.04%) Windows
2 25 (5.43%) Linux
3 7 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.87%) Android
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.65%) Unix
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (38.48%) Agile
2 79 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (16.30%) Analytics
4 72 (15.65%) Mentoring
5 71 (15.43%) Scrum
6 57 (12.39%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (11.74%) Project Management
8 49 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (9.13%) Coaching
10 40 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (8.04%) CI/CD
12 36 (7.83%) Creative Thinking
13 35 (7.61%) User Stories
14 34 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 34 (7.39%) Software Engineering
15 33 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (6.96%) Data Science
16 32 (6.96%) ITIL
17 31 (6.74%) Business Analysis
18 30 (6.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 90 (19.57%) SQL
2 54 (11.74%) Python
3 44 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 36 (7.83%) C#
5 24 (5.22%) Java
6 21 (4.57%) T-SQL
7 18 (3.91%) Ruby
8 14 (3.04%) C++
9 13 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.17%) PHP
10 10 (2.17%) R
11 6 (1.30%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.30%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.09%) Go
13 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.65%) Bash
15 2 (0.43%) C
15 2 (0.43%) ES6
16 1 (0.22%) CLIST
16 1 (0.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 69 (15.00%) Degree
2 22 (4.78%) DBS Check
3 18 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.87%) CISMP
6 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.87%) SSCP
7 3 (0.65%) PMP
8 2 (0.43%) ACSP
8 2 (0.43%) CISA
8 2 (0.43%) GIAC
8 2 (0.43%) GSEC
8 2 (0.43%) HP AIS
8 2 (0.43%) ISEB
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.43%) MCSA
8 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.22%) QA
2 17 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.70%) NIST
3 13 (2.83%) SLA
4 8 (1.74%) GDPR
4 8 (1.74%) PMO
5 6 (1.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.87%) COBIT
7 3 (0.65%) GRC
7 3 (0.65%) P3O
8 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.22%) GMP
9 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (5.00%) Docker
2 13 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) RACF
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (6.30%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.61%) Terraform
3 5 (1.09%) Ansible
4 4 (0.87%) Istio
5 1 (0.22%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.22%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 64 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.74%) Google
3 19 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (3.48%) SAP
5 15 (3.26%) IBM
6 11 (2.39%) Adobe
7 9 (1.96%) VMware
8 8 (1.74%) Oracle
8 8 (1.74%) Tealium
9 7 (1.52%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.52%) DoubleClick
9 7 (1.52%) Facebook
9 7 (1.52%) Hotjar
9 7 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.52%) Tealeaf
10 5 (1.09%) Apple
10 5 (1.09%) Monzo
11 4 (0.87%) Cisco
11 4 (0.87%) HP
12 3 (0.65%) Dell