The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 23 32
Permanent jobs citing Retail 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans - 5.16% 1.78%
As % of the General category - 12.90% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £39,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,843
% change year-on-year
- +2.64%
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 St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 62 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 37.75% 40.00% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 61 34
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Retail
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Retail Salary Trend in St Albans

Retail
Top 29 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 7 (35.00%) EPoS
2 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
2 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (30.00%) SAP CO
2 6 (30.00%) FMCG
3 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Neo4j
6 2 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.00%) French Language
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
1 6 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (30.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Neo4j
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Product Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Product Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) EPoS
2 6 (30.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.00%) Validation
2 1 (5.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft