Period
to 23 September 2017

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 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 44 49
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 908 647 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.97% 5.42% 5.37%
As % of the General category 17.04% 14.50% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 648 506 396
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £25,525 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,650 £72,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +8.91% +1.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5328 4461 4952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.90% 37.35% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 3648 3879
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 September 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 6 months to 23 September 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
Manchester 0 616 £44,000 -2.22% 31
Cheshire +23 139 £48,250 +36.88% 3
Merseyside +47 86 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire -2 45 £40,000 -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 309 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (29.30%) Finance
3 248 (27.31%) E-Commerce
4 173 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 168 (18.50%) SQL
6 141 (15.53%) JavaScript
7 129 (14.21%) Microsoft
8 125 (13.77%) PHP
8 125 (13.77%) Degree
9 121 (13.33%) SAP
10 111 (12.22%) SQL Server
10 111 (12.22%) CSS
10 111 (12.22%) Project Management
11 109 (12.00%) HTML
12 105 (11.56%) MySQL
13 102 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
14 98 (10.79%) .NET
15 95 (10.46%) Banking
16 91 (10.02%) Web Services
17 87 (9.58%) C#
18 84 (9.25%) SDLC
19 82 (9.03%) AngularJS
19 82 (9.03%) Scrum
20 80 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 77 (8.48%) MVC
22 76 (8.37%) OO
23 75 (8.26%) Analytics
24 73 (8.04%) Marketing
25 71 (7.82%) Management Information System
26 68 (7.49%) jQuery

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 17 (1.87%) CMS
1 17 (1.87%) SAS
2 13 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.21%) Apache
4 11 (1.21%) OpenROAD
5 10 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 9 (0.99%) Confluence
6 9 (0.99%) Drupal
6 9 (0.99%) nginx
6 9 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.99%) WordPress
7 7 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.66%) CICS
8 6 (0.66%) JBoss
9 4 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.44%) SPSS
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (4.52%) Magento
2 18 (1.98%) SAP Retail
3 15 (1.65%) SAP MM
4 14 (1.54%) SAP SD
5 12 (1.32%) SAP SCM
6 11 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.44%) PeopleSoft CRM
11 4 (0.44%) SAP MDG
11 4 (0.44%) Shopify
12 3 (0.33%) Epicor Tropos
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.33%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
13 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.20%) Office 365
4 18 (1.98%) GitHub
5 12 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.10%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.55%) Trello
9 4 (0.44%) G Suite
9 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.44%) IaaS
9 4 (0.44%) npm
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.33%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.54%) Internet
2 8 (0.88%) Firewall
2 8 (0.88%) LAN
2 8 (0.88%) WAN
3 7 (0.77%) SAN
4 6 (0.66%) HTTP
4 6 (0.66%) Intranet
5 5 (0.55%) VPN
6 4 (0.44%) Wireless
7 3 (0.33%) ATM
7 3 (0.33%) IPsec
7 3 (0.33%) SSL
8 2 (0.22%) ADSL
8 2 (0.22%) AMQP
8 2 (0.22%) DHCP
8 2 (0.22%) DNS
8 2 (0.22%) FTP
8 2 (0.22%) MPLS
8 2 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 105 (11.56%) MySQL
3 80 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (2.42%) Big Data
8 19 (2.09%) DB2
9 16 (1.76%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.21%) DTS
13 10 (1.10%) Essbase
13 10 (1.10%) Ingres
13 10 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.19%) JIRA
3 27 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.42%) PHPUnit
5 19 (2.09%) Subversion
6 16 (1.76%) git-flow
7 15 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.10%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.10%) Codeception
8 10 (1.10%) gulp
8 10 (1.10%) Selenium
8 10 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.10%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.99%) Xcode
10 8 (0.88%) Grunt
10 8 (0.88%) Lombardi
10 8 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.66%) eCATT
12 6 (0.66%) LSMW
General
1 266 (29.30%) Finance
2 95 (10.46%) Banking
3 73 (8.04%) Marketing
4 63 (6.94%) Manufacturing
5 47 (5.18%) Telecoms
6 46 (5.07%) Automotive
7 40 (4.41%) Retail Banking
8 36 (3.96%) Electronics
9 25 (2.75%) Back Office
10 23 (2.53%) Billing
10 23 (2.53%) Games
11 17 (1.87%) Legal
12 16 (1.76%) Advertising
13 12 (1.32%) Publishing
14 7 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.77%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.77%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.55%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 274 (30.18%) Developer
2 189 (20.81%) Analyst
3 90 (9.91%) Consultant
4 76 (8.37%) Business Analyst
5 70 (7.71%) PHP Developer
6 69 (7.60%) Project Manager
7 65 (7.16%) SAP Consultant
7 65 (7.16%) Senior Developer
8 37 (4.07%) Architect
9 35 (3.85%) IT Manager
10 34 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (3.74%) Web Developer
11 30 (3.30%) SQL Developer
12 27 (2.97%) SQL Server Developer
13 26 (2.86%) Software Analyst
14 25 (2.75%) Graduate
15 23 (2.53%) Test Analyst
16 22 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
16 22 (2.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 21 (2.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (12.22%) CSS
2 109 (12.00%) HTML
3 98 (10.79%) .NET
4 91 (10.02%) Web Services
5 82 (9.03%) AngularJS
6 68 (7.49%) jQuery
7 55 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 44 (4.85%) HTML5
9 42 (4.63%) XML
10 33 (3.63%) CSS3
10 33 (3.63%) RESTful
11 32 (3.52%) Laravel
11 32 (3.52%) SOAP
12 31 (3.41%) Node.js
13 30 (3.30%) .NET Framework
13 30 (3.30%) Symfony
14 27 (2.97%) REST
15 26 (2.86%) Sass
16 23 (2.53%) Entity Framework
16 23 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 173 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 56 (6.17%) User Experience
4 48 (5.29%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (2.53%) EPoS
8 22 (2.42%) iPad
9 18 (1.98%) FMCG
10 16 (1.76%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.65%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.54%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.32%) Handset
13 12 (1.32%) Smartphone
14 10 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.77%) PMI
16 6 (0.66%) Blog
16 6 (0.66%) LIMS
16 6 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.38%) Windows
2 53 (5.84%) Android
3 44 (4.85%) Linux
4 43 (4.74%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 22 (2.42%) Unix
7 15 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.44%) AIX
10 4 (0.44%) CentOS
10 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.22%) SUSE
12 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (27.31%) E-Commerce
3 111 (12.22%) Project Management
4 102 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (9.25%) SDLC
6 82 (9.03%) Scrum
7 77 (8.48%) MVC
8 76 (8.37%) OO
9 75 (8.26%) Analytics
10 67 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (6.50%) Business Analysis
12 55 (6.06%) Information Security
13 54 (5.95%) Test Automation
14 52 (5.73%) ITIL
15 51 (5.62%) Mentoring
15 51 (5.62%) Programme Management
16 48 (5.29%) Data Management
17 46 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (5.07%) Process Improvement
17 46 (5.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 168 (18.50%) SQL
2 141 (15.53%) JavaScript
3 125 (13.77%) PHP
4 87 (9.58%) C#
5 60 (6.61%) Java
6 34 (3.74%) Python
7 28 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.87%) VB.NET
9 16 (1.76%) R
9 16 (1.76%) VB
10 12 (1.32%) ABAP
10 12 (1.32%) VBA
11 10 (1.10%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.88%) COBOL
13 7 (0.77%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.77%) Perl
14 6 (0.66%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.55%) C++
15 5 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 125 (13.77%) Degree
2 39 (4.30%) CISSP
3 28 (3.08%) CISA
4 22 (2.42%) ISEB
4 22 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.87%) CISM
6 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.65%) MCSE
8 12 (1.32%) CNE
8 12 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (1.32%) Novell Certification
8 12 (1.32%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.10%) PhD
10 9 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 8 (0.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 7 (0.77%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.28%) QA
2 20 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.87%) PMO
4 16 (1.76%) GDPR
4 16 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.54%) SLA
7 10 (1.10%) GCP
8 3 (0.33%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.11%) Basel II
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.11%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 29 (3.19%) Docker
2 19 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (2.09%) Puppet
2 10 (1.10%) Capistrano
2 10 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.44%) Control-M
4 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.33%) TrustSec
5 2 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 129 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 121 (13.33%) SAP
3 63 (6.94%) Oracle
4 30 (3.30%) Zend
5 19 (2.09%) hybris
6 17 (1.87%) Cisco
7 16 (1.76%) VMware
8 15 (1.65%) IBM
9 14 (1.54%) Google
10 11 (1.21%) Actian
11 8 (0.88%) Cognizant
11 8 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (0.77%) Ariba
13 6 (0.66%) Apple
13 6 (0.66%) Chordiant
14 5 (0.55%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.55%) Tableau
14 5 (0.55%) Teradata
15 4 (0.44%) Facebook
15 4 (0.44%) Twitter