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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 45 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.09% 2.84% 3.89%
As % of the General category 17.65% 7.27% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
68 55 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 34.52% 39.01% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 50 53
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in St Albans

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (39.29%) EPoS
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (21.43%) SAP CO
2 6 (21.43%) SAP FI
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 6 (21.43%) FMCG
2 6 (21.43%) Use Case
3 5 (17.86%) SaaS
3 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Cognos
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) QA
6 2 (7.14%) QlikView
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) French Language
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (21.43%) SAP CO
1 6 (21.43%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Business Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Product Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Product Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Head of IT
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) EPoS
2 6 (21.43%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Use Case
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) UML
4 1 (3.57%) B2C
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) C++
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Cognos