The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 5 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 17.14% 45.95% 56.10%
As % of the General category 54.55% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 23
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Retail
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

General Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 31.43% 45.95% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 23
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Retail
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

Retail Salary Trend in Hertford

Retail
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree