The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 469 349 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.95% 6.24% 5.24%
As % of the General category 17.33% 16.22% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 356 265 202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2706 2152 2458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.08% 38.46% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2000 1768 1933
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Retail as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Retail in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 301 £45,000 - 51
Cheshire +10 85 £48,250 +35.91% 7
Merseyside +22 47 £36,250 -5.84% 10
Lancashire +9 28 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 317 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (32.33%) Finance
3 241 (28.97%) E-Commerce
4 168 (20.19%) SQL
5 151 (18.15%) Microsoft
6 122 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
7 121 (14.54%) JavaScript
8 114 (13.70%) SQL Server
9 113 (13.58%) Banking
10 108 (12.98%) HTML
11 106 (12.74%) .NET
12 103 (12.38%) Scrum
13 100 (12.02%) PHP
14 99 (11.90%) CSS
15 98 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
16 93 (11.18%) SDLC
17 92 (11.06%) Project Management
18 91 (10.94%) C#
19 89 (10.70%) Marketing
20 87 (10.46%) Web Services
20 87 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
21 86 (10.34%) Degree
22 80 (9.62%) MVC
22 80 (9.62%) Java
23 77 (9.25%) OO
24 75 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 72 (8.65%) AngularJS
26 69 (8.29%) Analytics
26 69 (8.29%) Oracle
27 67 (8.05%) Data Warehouse

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (2.52%) CMS
1 21 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.04%) SAS
3 13 (1.56%) Confluence
3 13 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.56%) WordPress
4 12 (1.44%) JBoss
5 11 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.20%) OpenROAD
7 9 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.84%) Apache
9 6 (0.72%) Drupal
9 6 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.60%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.60%) nginx
11 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.48%) CICS
11 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.48%) SPSS
6 3 (0.36%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Revit
7 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 47 (5.65%) Magento
2 15 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.60%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 5 (0.60%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 4 (0.48%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.48%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.48%) SAP Retail
7 4 (0.48%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.48%) Shopify
8 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.36%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.44%) Google Analytics
4 12 (1.44%) Office 365
5 10 (1.20%) SaaS
6 9 (1.08%) GitHub
7 5 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.48%) G Suite
8 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Trello
9 3 (0.36%) Yammer
10 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.28%) Firewall
2 14 (1.68%) Network Security
3 8 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (0.96%) Internet
4 7 (0.84%) Intranet
4 7 (0.84%) VPN
5 6 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 6 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.48%) HTTP
6 4 (0.48%) Wireless
7 3 (0.36%) LAN
7 3 (0.36%) WAN
8 2 (0.24%) ATM
8 2 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) MPLS
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (7.33%) MySQL
6 54 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (3.13%) Big Data
8 14 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.56%) DB2
10 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.20%) DTS
12 10 (1.20%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.08%) Essbase
13 9 (1.08%) Ingres
13 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.84%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.72%) QlikView
15 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.37%) JIRA
3 25 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.64%) Subversion
6 17 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.56%) git-flow
8 11 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.20%) GoCD
9 10 (1.20%) Hudson
9 10 (1.20%) IntelliJ
10 9 (1.08%) Selenium
11 8 (0.96%) JUnit
12 7 (0.84%) JMeter
12 7 (0.84%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.72%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 269 (32.33%) Finance
2 113 (13.58%) Banking
3 89 (10.70%) Marketing
4 46 (5.53%) Manufacturing
5 45 (5.41%) Retail Banking
6 28 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 26 (3.13%) Games
8 23 (2.76%) Back Office
9 18 (2.16%) Legal
10 17 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.92%) Electronics
12 14 (1.68%) Automotive
13 12 (1.44%) Advertising
14 10 (1.20%) Local Government
15 7 (0.84%) Billing
15 7 (0.84%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.60%) Publishing
17 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 279 (33.53%) Developer
2 153 (18.39%) Analyst
3 59 (7.09%) Architect
4 53 (6.37%) Consultant
5 52 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 51 (6.13%) Business Analyst
7 50 (6.01%) Senior Developer
8 47 (5.65%) Project Manager
8 47 (5.65%) SQL Server Developer
9 42 (5.05%) PHP Developer
10 37 (4.45%) Software Developer
11 35 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 32 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (3.73%) Graduate
14 28 (3.37%) Development Manager
15 26 (3.13%) .NET Developer
15 26 (3.13%) Database Developer
15 26 (3.13%) SQL Database Developer
16 24 (2.88%) IT Manager
16 24 (2.88%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (12.98%) HTML
2 106 (12.74%) .NET
3 99 (11.90%) CSS
4 87 (10.46%) Web Services
5 72 (8.65%) AngularJS
6 58 (6.97%) ASP.NET
7 55 (6.61%) jQuery
8 47 (5.65%) HTML5
9 36 (4.33%) SOAP
10 35 (4.21%) XML
11 33 (3.97%) CSS3
12 30 (3.61%) .NET Framework
12 30 (3.61%) React
12 30 (3.61%) RESTful
13 28 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (2.64%) REST
15 17 (2.04%) J2EE
15 17 (2.04%) Node.js
16 16 (1.92%) Entity Framework
16 16 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (7.81%) User Experience
3 64 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 50 (6.01%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.92%) EPoS
9 15 (1.80%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.68%) FMCG
10 14 (1.68%) iPad
11 12 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.96%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.96%) Handset
14 8 (0.96%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.96%) Social Media
15 7 (0.84%) Credit Risk
16 6 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.13%) Windows
2 39 (4.69%) Android
3 37 (4.45%) Linux
4 27 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.68%) Unix
7 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.36%) AIX
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (28.97%) E-Commerce
3 103 (12.38%) Scrum
4 98 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (11.18%) SDLC
6 92 (11.06%) Project Management
7 87 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 80 (9.62%) MVC
9 77 (9.25%) OO
10 69 (8.29%) Analytics
11 63 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (7.45%) Mentoring
13 60 (7.21%) TDD
14 58 (6.97%) Information Security
15 49 (5.89%) Data Management
15 49 (5.89%) Test Automation
16 45 (5.41%) Process Improvement
16 45 (5.41%) Waterfall
17 43 (5.17%) BDD
18 39 (4.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 168 (20.19%) SQL
2 121 (14.54%) JavaScript
3 100 (12.02%) PHP
4 91 (10.94%) C#
5 80 (9.62%) Java
6 42 (5.05%) Python
7 31 (3.73%) T-SQL
8 23 (2.76%) R
9 22 (2.64%) C++
10 13 (1.56%) Go
10 13 (1.56%) Perl
10 13 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.96%) Ruby
14 7 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.60%) C
15 5 (0.60%) VB
15 5 (0.60%) VBA
16 4 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 86 (10.34%) Degree
2 48 (5.77%) CISSP
3 23 (2.76%) CISA
3 23 (2.76%) CISM
4 22 (2.64%) ISTQB
5 17 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.92%) CCNP
6 16 (1.92%) MCSE
7 14 (1.68%) ISEB
8 12 (1.44%) CNA
8 12 (1.44%) CNE
8 12 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.44%) Novell Certification
8 12 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (1.20%) PhD
10 8 (0.96%) GCFA
10 8 (0.96%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.65%) QA
2 32 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 26 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.44%) PMO
5 11 (1.32%) SLA
6 10 (1.20%) GDPR
7 3 (0.36%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.24%) GCP
8 2 (0.24%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.24%) IFRS
8 2 (0.24%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 18 (2.16%) Docker
2 11 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.36%) XenApp
4 2 (0.24%) Firmware
4 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.24%) XenServer
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ITS
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.56%) Ansible
2 13 (1.56%) Puppet
3 10 (1.20%) Terraform
4 7 (0.84%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.48%) Control-M
5 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.36%) Kibana
6 3 (0.36%) logstash
6 3 (0.36%) Salt
7 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 151 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.29%) Oracle
3 41 (4.93%) Google
4 40 (4.81%) SAP
5 25 (3.00%) Cisco
6 15 (1.80%) IBM
6 15 (1.80%) VMware
7 14 (1.68%) Zend
8 12 (1.44%) Cognizant
9 10 (1.20%) Actian
9 10 (1.20%) HP
9 10 (1.20%) Rackspace
10 9 (1.08%) Citrix
10 9 (1.08%) Tableau
11 8 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (0.84%) Facebook
12 7 (0.84%) hybris
12 7 (0.84%) Splunk
12 7 (0.84%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £0.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29367 - £34261 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago