Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 74 75
Rank change year-on-year +48 +1 -48
Permanent jobs citing Retail 68 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.85% 2.36% 1.07%
As % of the General category 14.11% 7.67% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56 21 8
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +36.36% -26.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,875
90th Percentile £58,000 £63,750 £44,425
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 482 404 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 48.54% 30.82% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 350 235 249
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,740 £23,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +46 56 £41,000 -8.89% 3
Southport - 6 £40,000 - 1
Wirral +4 2 £40,000 -15.79%
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Retail.

1 28 (41.18%) PHP
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 19 (27.94%) OO
5 18 (26.47%) Node.js
5 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
5 18 (26.47%) Docker
6 15 (22.06%) HTML
6 15 (22.06%) MySQL
6 15 (22.06%) CSS
6 15 (22.06%) Web Services
7 14 (20.59%) MVC
7 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (20.59%) jQuery
8 13 (19.12%) Laravel
8 13 (19.12%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 12 (17.65%) PHPUnit
9 12 (17.65%) Symfony
9 12 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (17.65%) Amazon S3
9 12 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 12 (17.65%) Microservices
9 12 (17.65%) Silex
9 12 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (17.65%) Serverless
9 12 (17.65%) OOD

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.18%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) Drupal
3 5 (7.35%) nginx
3 5 (7.35%) SAS
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.41%) WordPress
6 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon S3
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (17.65%) Serverless
3 5 (7.35%) npm
4 1 (1.47%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) AMQP
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) VoIP
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) MySQL
2 13 (19.12%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.47%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.65%) PHPUnit
3 8 (11.76%) Grunt
3 8 (11.76%) gulp
4 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.35%) webpack
6 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Junior
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
1 18 (26.47%) Node.js
2 15 (22.06%) CSS
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
2 15 (22.06%) Web Services
3 14 (20.59%) jQuery
4 13 (19.12%) Laravel
5 12 (17.65%) Silex
5 12 (17.65%) Symfony
6 8 (11.76%) Sass
7 7 (10.29%) .NET
7 7 (10.29%) RESTful
8 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.35%) REST
9 5 (7.35%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 2 (2.94%) Kafka
10 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.35%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) Online Games
5 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
1 4 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) CentOS
3 2 (2.94%) SUSE
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) OO
3 14 (20.59%) MVC
4 12 (17.65%) Microservices
4 12 (17.65%) OOD
5 7 (10.29%) OO PHP
5 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.82%) BDD
6 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) Scrum
6 6 (8.82%) SDLC
6 6 (8.82%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Web Application Development
7 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.35%) Logistic Regression
7 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) PHP
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) CCNA
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) NFS
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Teradata
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Zend
5 1 (1.47%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) Capita
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Sophos
5 1 (1.47%) VMware