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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / North West
Rank 42 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 361 266 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.96% 4.68% 6.03%
As % of the General category 17.13% 11.30% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 267 177 250
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,675 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £71,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,150 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.49% +2.55%  

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 2107 2354 2617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.76% 41.39% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1878 1985
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,400
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -3 267 £45,000 +5.88% 75
Merseyside +10 25 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Cheshire -1 20 £48,750 +32.65% 21
Lancashire -2 14 £41,000 -3.52% 9
Cumbria +11 1 £22,000 - 9
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 221 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (30.31%) E-Commerce
3 174 (26.77%) Finance
4 119 (18.31%) SQL
5 103 (15.85%) HTML
5 103 (15.85%) Microsoft
6 88 (13.54%) JavaScript
7 87 (13.38%) CSS
8 86 (13.23%) PHP
9 83 (12.77%) Java
10 80 (12.31%) SQL Server
11 74 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (11.23%) Marketing
12 73 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (10.92%) Banking
13 71 (10.92%) OO
14 69 (10.62%) Scrum
15 67 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (10.00%) Oracle
17 63 (9.69%) MVC
17 63 (9.69%) .NET
18 62 (9.54%) Degree
18 62 (9.54%) Git (software)
19 61 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
19 61 (9.38%) TDD
20 60 (9.23%) Project Management
21 56 (8.62%) MS Excel
22 55 (8.46%) Mentoring
23 54 (8.31%) Software Engineering
24 53 (8.15%) Analytics

Retail
Top Related 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 23 (3.54%) Tomcat
2 21 (3.23%) SAS
3 18 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.62%) JBoss
5 16 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.46%) CMS
6 14 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.69%) Confluence
8 11 (1.69%) WordPress
9 8 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.23%) Jetty
9 8 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.77%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.77%) Apache
10 5 (0.77%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.46%) Drupal
11 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 56 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (1.38%) MS Office
6 7 (1.08%) InDesign
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.31%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project
8 1 (0.15%) Revit
8 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 52 (8.00%) Magento
2 16 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.69%) SaaS
5 10 (1.54%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.77%) IaaS
6 5 (0.77%) PaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.46%) AdWords
8 2 (0.31%) Office 365
8 2 (0.31%) Yammer
9 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.00%) Firewall
2 22 (3.38%) Network Security
3 10 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.54%) VPN
4 9 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.23%) NetScaler
6 7 (1.08%) Internet
7 4 (0.62%) Wireless
8 3 (0.46%) HTTP
8 3 (0.46%) LAN
8 3 (0.46%) VoIP
8 3 (0.46%) WAN
9 1 (0.15%) ATM
9 1 (0.15%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) ISDN
9 1 (0.15%) PSTN
9 1 (0.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.31%) MySQL
3 38 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (5.54%) Big Data
5 36 (5.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.23%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.23%) Redis
11 8 (1.23%) Riak
12 7 (1.08%) QlikView
13 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.54%) JIRA
3 23 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.62%) JUnit
6 14 (2.15%) Mockito
7 13 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.00%) Hudson
7 13 (2.00%) JMeter
8 12 (1.85%) GoCD
8 12 (1.85%) Selenium
9 11 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.54%) Subversion
11 9 (1.38%) IntelliJ
11 9 (1.38%) jMock
12 8 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 174 (26.77%) Finance
2 73 (11.23%) Marketing
3 71 (10.92%) Banking
4 48 (7.38%) Manufacturing
5 23 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.92%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.77%) Games
8 17 (2.62%) Advertising
9 14 (2.15%) Local Government
10 11 (1.69%) Publishing
11 9 (1.38%) Electronics
12 6 (0.92%) Automotive
13 5 (0.77%) Legal
14 3 (0.46%) Billing
14 3 (0.46%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Back Office
15 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 222 (34.15%) Developer
2 91 (14.00%) Analyst
3 64 (9.85%) Consultant
4 55 (8.46%) Architect
5 44 (6.77%) Business Analyst
6 41 (6.31%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.69%) SQL Developer
8 35 (5.38%) Software Developer
9 33 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
10 32 (4.92%) PHP Developer
11 30 (4.62%) Graduate
12 29 (4.46%) Project Manager
13 27 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
13 27 (4.15%) Security Consultant
14 26 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 23 (3.54%) Web Developer
16 22 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 21 (3.23%) Development Manager
17 21 (3.23%) Java Developer
17 21 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (15.85%) HTML
2 87 (13.38%) CSS
3 63 (9.69%) .NET
4 50 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 47 (7.23%) jQuery
6 37 (5.69%) Web Services
7 35 (5.38%) HTML5
8 29 (4.46%) React
9 25 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 22 (3.38%) CSS3
11 20 (3.08%) SOAP
12 18 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (2.77%) RESTful
12 18 (2.77%) XML
13 17 (2.62%) J2EE
14 14 (2.15%) Middleware
15 13 (2.00%) .NET Framework
15 13 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (2.00%) JDBC
16 11 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.38%) User Experience
3 38 (5.85%) iPad
4 34 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 29 (4.46%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.69%) Social Media
10 10 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.23%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.23%) EPoS
11 8 (1.23%) FMCG
12 5 (0.77%) NHS
13 4 (0.62%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.62%) Life Science
14 3 (0.46%) iPhone
14 3 (0.46%) LIMS
14 3 (0.46%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.69%) Linux
2 30 (4.62%) Windows
3 18 (2.77%) Android
4 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.08%) Unix
6 7 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (30.31%) E-Commerce
3 74 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (10.92%) OO
5 69 (10.62%) Scrum
6 67 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (9.69%) MVC
8 61 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (9.38%) TDD
9 60 (9.23%) Project Management
10 55 (8.46%) Mentoring
11 54 (8.31%) Software Engineering
12 53 (8.15%) Analytics
13 52 (8.00%) Web Development
14 47 (7.23%) SDLC
15 37 (5.69%) BDD
16 36 (5.54%) DevOps
17 29 (4.46%) Information Security
17 29 (4.46%) Waterfall
18 28 (4.31%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (18.31%) SQL
2 88 (13.54%) JavaScript
3 86 (13.23%) PHP
4 83 (12.77%) Java
5 49 (7.54%) C#
6 43 (6.62%) Python
7 27 (4.15%) C++
8 23 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.08%) Go
10 19 (2.92%) Perl
11 16 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.46%) R
11 16 (2.46%) Ruby
12 12 (1.85%) C
12 12 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.08%) Korn
13 7 (1.08%) Scala
14 3 (0.46%) ABAP
14 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (9.54%) Degree
2 26 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (3.85%) CISSP
4 24 (3.69%) CCNP
5 18 (2.77%) CISM
6 13 (2.00%) CCIE
6 13 (2.00%) CCSA
6 13 (2.00%) CCSE
6 13 (2.00%) CCSP
6 13 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.23%) CISA
8 7 (1.08%) PhD
9 6 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.92%) MCSE
9 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.77%) ISEB
10 5 (0.77%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.62%) CCNA
11 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.46%) QA
2 22 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.54%) PMO
5 7 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.62%) SLA
7 3 (0.46%) COBIT
7 3 (0.46%) IFRS
7 3 (0.46%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.31%) GDPR
8 2 (0.31%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) Basel III
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (2.00%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Firmware
2 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.23%) Ansible
1 21 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.08%) Puppet
3 13 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 13 (2.00%) Terraform
4 8 (1.23%) Kibana
4 8 (1.23%) logstash
4 8 (1.23%) Salt
5 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 103 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.00%) Oracle
3 38 (5.85%) Google
4 29 (4.46%) Cisco
5 18 (2.77%) VMware
6 17 (2.62%) SAP
7 16 (2.46%) HP
8 14 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.15%) Rackspace
9 13 (2.00%) Fortinet
9 13 (2.00%) Splunk
10 12 (1.85%) Adobe
11 10 (1.54%) IBM
12 9 (1.38%) Citrix
12 9 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.38%) Tableau
13 8 (1.23%) Cadence
13 8 (1.23%) Riverbed
14 5 (0.77%) Cognizant
14 5 (0.77%) Cognos
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Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £56500 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus!
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
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