The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 17 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 253 334 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.40% 17.37% 13.31%
As % of the General category 28.40% 40.88% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 158 186 220
Average salary £47,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
891 817 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.68% 42.49% 48.93%
Number of salaries quoted 667 550 1059
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Retail Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Retail
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -6 115 £47,750 +0.52% 8
Hemel Hempstead -5 23 £24,000 -46.66% 1
St Albans -13 12 £38,500 -35.83% 1
Welwyn Garden City -16 11 £52,500 +35.48%
Stevenage -13 9 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Potters Bar +5 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Hertford +5 6 £65,000 +85.71%
Hitchin -17 4 - - 1
Letchworth +4 1 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 243 (43.78%) Finance
2 199 (35.86%) E-Commerce
3 145 (26.13%) Java
4 143 (25.77%) SQL
5 120 (21.62%) Oracle
6 106 (19.10%) Banking
7 101 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
8 91 (16.40%) Degree
9 84 (15.14%) J2EE
9 84 (15.14%) UNIX
10 83 (14.95%) IBM
11 78 (14.05%) Linux
12 77 (13.87%) Windows
12 77 (13.87%) Project Management
13 70 (12.61%) HTML
14 69 (12.43%) Microsoft
15 68 (12.25%) JavaScript
16 67 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
17 66 (11.89%) Manufacturing
18 64 (11.53%) WebSphere
19 58 (10.45%) ITIL
20 55 (9.91%) DB2
20 55 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
20 55 (9.91%) MVC
20 55 (9.91%) Middleware
21 51 (9.19%) Retail Banking
22 49 (8.83%) CSS
23 48 (8.65%) MS Excel
24 46 (8.29%) XML
24 46 (8.29%) Waterfall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 64 (11.53%) WebSphere
2 41 (7.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 40 (7.21%) MQSeries
4 36 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.50%) IIS
5 25 (4.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 20 (3.60%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.24%) MS Exchange
8 16 (2.88%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.62%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.26%) SAS
10 7 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.72%) CMS
14 3 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.13%) MS Office
3 8 (1.44%) MS Project
4 7 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.90%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.90%) SPSS
6 3 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 37 (6.67%) Temenos T24
1 37 (6.67%) Finacle
2 16 (2.88%) FLEXCUBE
3 13 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.62%) Magento
5 8 (1.44%) SAP FI
5 8 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.44%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.26%) SAP MM
7 6 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.90%) SiteCatalyst
9 4 (0.72%) HFM
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.36%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.36%) SAP SRM
12 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.26%) Office 365
3 6 (1.08%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.54%) SaaS
4 3 (0.54%) PaaS
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.11%) HTTP
2 41 (7.39%) Internet
3 20 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.60%) VPN
3 20 (3.60%) Firewall
4 19 (3.42%) FTP
5 17 (3.06%) MPLS
6 13 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (2.16%) SMS
8 11 (1.98%) DNS
8 11 (1.98%) VPLS
9 9 (1.62%) SAN
9 9 (1.62%) DHCP
10 5 (0.90%) VLAN
10 5 (0.90%) NAS
10 5 (0.90%) Network Security
11 4 (0.72%) LAN
12 2 (0.36%) PBX
12 2 (0.36%) ADSL
12 2 (0.36%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.91%) DB2
2 43 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.68%) MySQL
4 25 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.06%) Data Mining
7 16 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.16%) QlikView
8 12 (2.16%) DbVisualizer
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.44%) OLAP
12 7 (1.26%) Essbase
12 7 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.26%) Big Data
13 6 (1.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (5.59%) Subversion
2 23 (4.14%) JUnit
3 20 (3.60%) Maven
4 19 (3.42%) Ant
5 16 (2.88%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.52%) Rational Application Developer
7 13 (2.34%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (1.98%) LoadRunner
10 10 (1.80%) Log4j
11 9 (1.62%) Selenium
12 8 (1.44%) NUnit
12 8 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.44%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.26%) SpecFlow
14 6 (1.08%) Jenkins
14 6 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 3 (0.54%) PROIV
General
1 243 (43.78%) Finance
2 106 (19.10%) Banking
3 66 (11.89%) Manufacturing
4 51 (9.19%) Retail Banking
5 43 (7.75%) Telecoms
6 35 (6.31%) Marketing
7 20 (3.60%) Back Office
8 18 (3.24%) Law
9 14 (2.52%) Games
10 6 (1.08%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.54%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.36%) German Language
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 180 (32.43%) Analyst
2 122 (21.98%) Business Analyst
3 82 (14.77%) Developer
4 52 (9.37%) Project Manager
5 51 (9.19%) Architect
6 41 (7.39%) Consultant
7 35 (6.31%) Banking Business Analyst
8 29 (5.23%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
11 21 (3.78%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (3.24%) Operations Analyst
12 18 (3.24%) Operations Support Analyst
13 17 (3.06%) Support Manager
13 17 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.88%) Business Systems Analyst
14 16 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (2.34%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.34%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (15.14%) J2EE
2 70 (12.61%) HTML
3 55 (9.91%) Middleware
4 49 (8.83%) CSS
5 46 (8.29%) XML
6 37 (6.67%) Web Services
7 36 (6.49%) JDBC
8 35 (6.31%) Servlets
9 34 (6.13%) JSP
10 33 (5.95%) .NET
11 20 (3.60%) Spring
11 20 (3.60%) Ajax
12 19 (3.42%) Hibernate
12 19 (3.42%) XHTML
12 19 (3.42%) jQuery
13 18 (3.24%) XSLT
14 16 (2.88%) EJB
14 16 (2.88%) Struts
14 16 (2.88%) SOAP
14 16 (2.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 101 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.23%) FMCG
3 21 (3.78%) Mathematics
3 21 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.70%) EPoS
6 13 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.16%) IVR
7 12 (2.16%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.98%) User Experience
8 11 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.80%) SWIFT
9 10 (1.80%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.80%) Web 2.0
9 10 (1.80%) APACS
10 8 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.26%) Economics
12 6 (1.08%) Open Source
12 6 (1.08%) Data Conversion
12 6 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.14%) UNIX
2 78 (14.05%) Linux
3 77 (13.87%) Windows
4 38 (6.85%) Solaris
5 25 (4.50%) AIX
6 16 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.80%) HPUX
8 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.08%) Android
11 5 (0.90%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.90%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) OS/400
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (35.86%) E-Commerce
2 77 (13.87%) Project Management
3 67 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (10.45%) ITIL
5 55 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (9.91%) MVC
6 46 (8.29%) Waterfall
7 36 (6.49%) Time Management
8 34 (6.13%) SOA
9 32 (5.77%) Use Case
10 30 (5.41%) Product Management
10 30 (5.41%) ETL
10 30 (5.41%) Content Management
11 29 (5.23%) UML
11 29 (5.23%) ERP
11 29 (5.23%) Requirements Analysis
12 28 (5.05%) Project Planning
12 28 (5.05%) Problem Management
13 26 (4.68%) PRINCE2
13 26 (4.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 145 (26.13%) Java
2 143 (25.77%) SQL
3 68 (12.25%) JavaScript
4 41 (7.39%) C#
5 30 (5.41%) C
6 28 (5.05%) Perl
7 25 (4.50%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 20 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.60%) VB
9 18 (3.24%) C++
10 10 (1.80%) VBA
10 10 (1.80%) XPath
11 8 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.44%) VBScript
12 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.26%) Ruby
13 6 (1.08%) Python
13 6 (1.08%) Assembly Language
14 5 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (16.40%) Degree
2 41 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.59%) ISEB
5 19 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.88%) Sun Certification
7 14 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.98%) CCNP
9 10 (1.80%) CCA
10 9 (1.62%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.62%) OCP
10 9 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.90%) PhD
11 5 (0.90%) PMP
12 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.54%) CCNA
13 3 (0.54%) MCP
14 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.06%) SLA
2 14 (2.52%) QA
3 10 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.80%) ISO 8583
4 8 (1.44%) Solvency II
5 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.44%) XenApp
3 8 (1.44%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.08%) Firmware
6 5 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.36%) vSphere
8 2 (0.36%) vCloud
9 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.18%) SRDF
9 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (1.08%) Puppet
1 6 (1.08%) EdgeSight
2 5 (0.90%) SCCM
3 4 (0.72%) MOM
4 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.36%) Cacti
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 120 (21.62%) Oracle
2 83 (14.95%) IBM
3 69 (12.43%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.41%) SAP
5 26 (4.68%) Sun
6 22 (3.96%) VMware
7 17 (3.06%) HP
7 17 (3.06%) Cisco
8 15 (2.70%) Cognos
9 13 (2.34%) Citrix
9 13 (2.34%) Hyperion
10 12 (2.16%) Informatica
11 11 (1.98%) Fujitsu
12 10 (1.80%) Remedy
12 10 (1.80%) Interwoven
13 7 (1.26%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.08%) AppSense
14 6 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.08%) Talend
15 5 (0.90%) hybris
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits Bonus Healthcare Overtime Holid
Posted: 14 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £37k
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £37000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago