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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 55 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.99% 4.27% 2.29%
As % of the General category 2.74% 11.29% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
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
73 62 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.96% 37.80% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 39
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in St Albans

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (39.13%) EPoS
2 6 (26.09%) SAP FI
2 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (26.09%) SAP CO
2 6 (26.09%) FMCG
3 5 (21.74%) SaaS
3 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
6 2 (8.70%) QA
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.35%) French Language
7 1 (4.35%) B2C
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) STL
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) C#

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SAP FI
1 6 (26.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (26.09%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) SAP Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Product Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Product Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) EPoS
2 6 (26.09%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
1 4 (17.39%) Use Case
2 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Validation
2 1 (4.35%) B2C
2 1 (4.35%) UML
2 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft