Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 479 523 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.35% 7.19% 8.52%
As % of the General category 20.75% 18.38% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 316 419 567
Manchester median annual salary £52,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,900 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,500 £63,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%

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 2,308 2,845 3,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.39% 39.10% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,638 2,259 2,622
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £74,125 £68,750 £66,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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
Altrincham +15 11 £25,000 -31.51% 4
Stockport -25 9 £43,250 +23.57% 10
Bolton +5 6 £50,000 +88.68% 2
Salford -30 5 - - 4
Bury +7 3 £45,000 +38.46% 11
Oldham +5 3 £35,000 +70.73% 1
Wigan -3 3 £24,500 -34.67% 4
Cheadle -5 3 - -
Rochdale +6 2 £48,750 +30.00% 7
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 186 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.65%) Finance
3 99 (20.67%) Software Engineering
3 99 (20.67%) DevOps
4 93 (19.42%) HTML
4 93 (19.42%) CSS
5 91 (19.00%) Microsoft
6 88 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 87 (18.16%) Amazon AWS
8 80 (16.70%) Banking
9 72 (15.03%) E-Commerce
10 67 (13.99%) TDD
11 66 (13.78%) JavaScript
11 66 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (13.57%) MySQL
13 60 (12.53%) Git (software)
14 59 (12.32%) NoSQL
15 58 (12.11%) MongoDB
16 56 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
17 55 (11.48%) Google
18 53 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 53 (11.06%) SQL
19 51 (10.65%) Java
20 50 (10.44%) SOA
21 48 (10.02%) OOP
21 48 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (10.02%) GitLab
22 47 (9.81%) Microservices
22 47 (9.81%) HTML5

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 29 (6.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (2.71%) WebSphere
2 13 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (1.67%) IIS
4 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.25%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.63%) Figma
5 3 (0.63%) InVision
5 3 (0.63%) Marvel
5 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Sketch
6 2 (0.42%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.21%) HipChat
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Magento
2 5 (1.04%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 88 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (18.16%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (6.68%) GitHub
5 27 (5.64%) SaaS
6 19 (3.97%) Heroku
7 14 (2.92%) Office 365
8 9 (1.88%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.63%) Serverless
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.21%) Google Play
12 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.59%) Firewall
2 10 (2.09%) Wireless
3 8 (1.67%) DNS
3 8 (1.67%) WAN
4 7 (1.46%) Internet
5 6 (1.25%) LAN
6 5 (1.04%) Broadband
6 5 (1.04%) FTP
6 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.84%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.84%) DHCP
7 4 (0.84%) HTTP
7 4 (0.84%) NFC
7 4 (0.84%) RFID
7 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.63%) VPN
8 3 (0.63%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.42%) Network Security
9 2 (0.42%) SMTP
9 2 (0.42%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.57%) MySQL
2 59 (12.32%) NoSQL
3 58 (12.11%) MongoDB
4 39 (8.14%) Neo4j
5 38 (7.93%) SQL Server
6 33 (6.89%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.30%) Big Data
9 10 (2.09%) CouchDB
10 9 (1.88%) Power BI
10 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.04%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.04%) QlikView
13 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.84%) OLAP
14 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.02%) GitLab
3 29 (6.05%) JIRA
4 25 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.09%) PHPUnit
5 10 (2.09%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.09%) webpack
6 9 (1.88%) Grunt
7 8 (1.67%) Maven
8 5 (1.04%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.04%) JUnit
9 4 (0.84%) git-flow
9 4 (0.84%) Selenium
9 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.63%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.63%) Gradle
10 3 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (0.63%) RSpec
10 3 (0.63%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 142 (29.65%) Finance
2 80 (16.70%) Banking
3 44 (9.19%) Telecoms
4 40 (8.35%) Manufacturing
5 31 (6.47%) Public Sector
6 29 (6.05%) Marketing
7 18 (3.76%) Electronics
8 14 (2.92%) Automotive
9 11 (2.30%) Local Government
10 9 (1.88%) Legal
11 7 (1.46%) Publishing
12 6 (1.25%) Billing
13 5 (1.04%) Law
14 4 (0.84%) Back Office
15 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.42%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.42%) Social Housing
16 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 132 (27.56%) Developer
2 55 (11.48%) Consultant
3 43 (8.98%) Software Engineer
4 40 (8.35%) Architect
4 40 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 34 (7.10%) Analyst
6 22 (4.59%) PHP Developer
7 19 (3.97%) Java Developer
7 19 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 18 (3.76%) Junior
9 16 (3.34%) DevSecOps Consultant
10 15 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (2.71%) Software Developer
11 13 (2.71%) Test Manager
12 12 (2.51%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (2.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 11 (2.30%) Senior PHP Developer
13 11 (2.30%) Senior WebSphere Developer
13 11 (2.30%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.42%) CSS
1 93 (19.42%) HTML
2 47 (9.81%) HTML5
3 36 (7.52%) RESTful
4 31 (6.47%) XML
5 30 (6.26%) .NET
5 30 (6.26%) React Native
6 28 (5.85%) REST
7 27 (5.64%) React
7 27 (5.64%) Web Services
8 20 (4.18%) Node.js
9 18 (3.76%) Spring
10 17 (3.55%) Laravel
11 16 (3.34%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.34%) Django
11 16 (3.34%) Dropwizard
12 14 (2.92%) SOAP
13 13 (2.71%) Java EE
13 13 (2.71%) jQuery
13 13 (2.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.93%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.26%) Cloud Native
4 29 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (5.85%) Smart Meter
6 27 (5.64%) Management Information System
7 23 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (4.38%) User Experience
9 17 (3.55%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.92%) Blog
11 13 (2.71%) Driving Licence
11 13 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.88%) FMCG
12 9 (1.88%) Robotics
12 9 (1.88%) Smart Energy
13 8 (1.67%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.46%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.46%) e-Learning
15 5 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (1.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.56%) Windows
2 16 (3.34%) Linux
3 7 (1.46%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.42%) Android
6 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) AIX
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (20.67%) DevOps
2 99 (20.67%) Software Engineering
3 72 (15.03%) E-Commerce
4 67 (13.99%) TDD
5 66 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (10.44%) SOA
8 48 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (10.02%) OOP
9 47 (9.81%) Microservices
10 45 (9.39%) Software Delivery
11 44 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (8.98%) Test Automation
13 40 (8.35%) MVC
14 37 (7.72%) Information Security
15 33 (6.89%) OO
15 33 (6.89%) Scrum
16 31 (6.47%) Pair Programming
17 29 (6.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.78%) JavaScript
2 53 (11.06%) SQL
3 51 (10.65%) Java
4 42 (8.77%) Python
5 35 (7.31%) PHP
6 29 (6.05%) C#
7 16 (3.34%) C++
8 15 (3.13%) Java 8
9 11 (2.30%) Ruby
10 10 (2.09%) Groovy
10 10 (2.09%) R
10 10 (2.09%) Scala
11 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.25%) C
13 5 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.42%) ES6
15 2 (0.42%) Go
15 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (7.31%) Degree
2 20 (4.18%) CISSP
3 15 (3.13%) CISM
4 13 (2.71%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 12 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.30%) DBS Check
7 10 (2.09%) ISEB
7 10 (2.09%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (1.25%) CCNA
10 6 (1.25%) CEH
11 5 (1.04%) CISA
11 5 (1.04%) GSEC
12 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.63%) CCNP
14 2 (0.42%) CCIE
14 2 (0.42%) CCSP
14 2 (0.42%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.85%) QA
2 13 (2.71%) SLA
3 9 (1.88%) GDPR
3 9 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.25%) PMO
5 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.63%) COBIT
6 3 (0.63%) COSO
7 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.42%) NCSC
7 2 (0.42%) NIST
8 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (3.97%) Docker
2 12 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.63%) Varnish
5 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (4.38%) Terraform
2 18 (3.76%) Puppet
3 14 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.46%) HP ALM
5 6 (1.25%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.84%) SCCM
7 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.42%) Kibana
7 2 (0.42%) logstash
8 1 (0.21%) Ansible
8 1 (0.21%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.48%) Google
3 35 (7.31%) SAP
4 26 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.76%) VMware
6 17 (3.55%) Oracle
7 11 (2.30%) Rackspace
8 10 (2.09%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.88%) Cisco
10 8 (1.67%) Remedy
10 8 (1.67%) Splunk
11 7 (1.46%) HP
11 7 (1.46%) Veritas
12 6 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.04%) Tableau
13 5 (1.04%) Zend
14 4 (0.84%) Adobe
15 3 (0.63%) Apple
15 3 (0.63%) Cognos
16 2 (0.42%) Ivanti