Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 60 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 179 218 419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.83% 4.66% 6.70%
As % of the General category 15.44% 13.75% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 158 138 333
10th Percentile £35,700 £28,350 £25,000
25th Percentile £43,799 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.24% +8.89% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,375 £78,750 £76,031
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 1,159 1,585 2,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.28% 33.87% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1,135 1,898
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £39,175 £36,250 £35,677
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,875 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Bury 0 2 £65,000 +57.58% 2
Cheadle +4 1 - - 1
Stockport 0 1 £52,500 +10.53% 8
Oldham -1 1 £52,500 +10.53%
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 71 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.20%) E-Commerce
3 58 (32.40%) AWS
4 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
5 38 (21.23%) HTML
5 38 (21.23%) CSS
6 37 (20.67%) Azure
7 36 (20.11%) Finance
8 33 (18.44%) PHP
8 33 (18.44%) DevOps
9 29 (16.20%) MVC
10 28 (15.64%) SQL
10 28 (15.64%) Linux
11 25 (13.97%) MySQL
12 24 (13.41%) Python
12 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
12 24 (13.41%) Terraform
13 21 (11.73%) Public Sector
14 20 (11.17%) React
14 20 (11.17%) Docker
14 20 (11.17%) C#
14 20 (11.17%) Marketing
15 19 (10.61%) TDD
15 19 (10.61%) Java
15 19 (10.61%) Manufacturing
15 19 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.61%) SaaS
16 18 (10.06%) Git (software)
17 17 (9.50%) Degree
17 17 (9.50%) JSON

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 11 (6.15%) Apache
2 8 (4.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.79%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.68%) CMS
4 3 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.68%) WordPress
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.12%) Confluence
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Magento
1 4 (2.23%) Sentinel
1 4 (2.23%) Shopify
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 58 (32.40%) AWS
2 37 (20.67%) Azure
3 19 (10.61%) SaaS
4 17 (9.50%) GCP
5 10 (5.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (5.03%) Serverless
7 8 (4.47%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (3.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 6 (3.35%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.79%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (2.79%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (2.79%) Power Platform
11 4 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.23%) Azure Functions
11 4 (2.23%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (2.23%) PaaS
12 3 (1.68%) AWS CodeCommit
12 3 (1.68%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (1.68%) Cloud Functions
12 3 (1.68%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.97%) MySQL
2 15 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (7.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (7.26%) Amazon Athena
4 13 (7.26%) Data Lake
4 13 (7.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.35%) Amazon QuickSight
8 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.23%) HBase
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 18 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.91%) JUnit
3 6 (3.35%) JIRA
3 6 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (3.35%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.68%) GitLab
5 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.12%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.12%) TestRail
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.56%) Storybook
General
1 36 (20.11%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Public Sector
3 20 (11.17%) Marketing
4 19 (10.61%) Manufacturing
5 17 (9.50%) Banking
6 9 (5.03%) Electronics
6 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.23%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 60 (33.52%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) PHP Developer
3 19 (10.61%) Architect
4 17 (9.50%) Analyst
5 11 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (6.15%) Data Engineer
5 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.59%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Consultant
8 8 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.35%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (2.79%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (2.23%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 4 (2.23%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.23%) CSS
1 38 (21.23%) HTML
2 20 (11.17%) React
3 17 (9.50%) JSON
4 14 (7.82%) HTML5
5 12 (6.70%) CSS3
5 12 (6.70%) jQuery
5 12 (6.70%) LAMP
5 12 (6.70%) Web Services
6 11 (6.15%) Spring
7 10 (5.59%) .NET
8 8 (4.47%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.47%) J2EE
8 8 (4.47%) JSP
8 8 (4.47%) Laravel
8 8 (4.47%) Sass
8 8 (4.47%) Symfony
8 8 (4.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (4.47%) XML
9 7 (3.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) User Experience
3 14 (7.82%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.26%) Cloud Native
5 9 (5.03%) Blog
6 8 (4.47%) FMCG
6 8 (4.47%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.91%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (3.35%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.68%) EPoS
10 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) iPad
10 2 (1.12%) Social Media
11 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.64%) Linux
2 10 (5.59%) Windows
3 9 (5.03%) Android
4 8 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.91%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.20%) E-Commerce
3 33 (18.44%) DevOps
4 29 (16.20%) MVC
5 19 (10.61%) TDD
6 17 (9.50%) Waterfall
7 15 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.38%) OO
7 15 (8.38%) OOP
7 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (7.82%) Analytics
8 14 (7.82%) Coaching
8 14 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (7.82%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (7.26%) Computer Science
9 13 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (7.26%) Web Development
10 12 (6.70%) Fintech
11 10 (5.59%) Microservices
11 10 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.44%) PHP
3 28 (15.64%) SQL
4 24 (13.41%) Python
5 20 (11.17%) C#
6 19 (10.61%) Java
7 8 (4.47%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.35%) Ruby
9 4 (2.23%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.68%) Go
10 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) C
11 2 (1.12%) Scala
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.56%) Java 8
12 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (9.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.23%) MBA
4 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.12%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 9 (5.03%) GDPR
2 9 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) SLA
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (11.17%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) Terraform
2 14 (7.82%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.26%) Apple
3 12 (6.70%) Google
3 12 (6.70%) SAP
4 9 (5.03%) Adobe
4 9 (5.03%) Zend
5 8 (4.47%) Databricks
6 6 (3.35%) Snowplow
7 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.23%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.68%) JDA
10 2 (1.12%) Citrix
10 2 (1.12%) Sage
10 2 (1.12%) Twitter
11 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco
11 1 (0.56%) Facebook
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle
11 1 (0.56%) Zuora