The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 122 90 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.71% 24.46% 26.81%
As % of the General category 42.21% 53.57% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 39
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
289 168 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.69% 45.65% 61.98%
Number of salaries quoted 214 111 180
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Retail
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Retail Salary Trend in Watford

Retail
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 148 (60.91%) Finance
2 134 (55.14%) E-Commerce
3 88 (36.21%) Java
4 83 (34.16%) Manufacturing
5 79 (32.51%) J2EE
6 76 (31.28%) SQL
7 74 (30.45%) IBM
8 71 (29.22%) UNIX
9 68 (27.98%) Windows
9 68 (27.98%) Linux
10 65 (26.75%) Oracle
11 64 (26.34%) Microsoft
12 61 (25.10%) Degree
12 61 (25.10%) WebSphere
13 59 (24.28%) HTML
14 56 (23.05%) DB2
15 52 (21.40%) JavaScript
16 50 (20.58%) ITIL
16 50 (20.58%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (20.16%) HTTP
18 48 (19.75%) WebSphere Application Server
18 48 (19.75%) Banking
19 46 (18.93%) CSS
20 45 (18.52%) MS Office
21 41 (16.87%) Solaris
22 40 (16.46%) Tomcat
23 39 (16.05%) MQSeries
24 34 (13.99%) Time Management
25 33 (13.58%) IIS
26 32 (13.17%) IBM HTTP Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 61 (25.10%) WebSphere
2 48 (19.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 40 (16.46%) Tomcat
4 39 (16.05%) MQSeries
5 33 (13.58%) IIS
6 32 (13.17%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (5.76%) Adobe CQ
8 13 (5.35%) MS Exchange
9 10 (4.12%) Lync
10 9 (3.70%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.41%) Apache
13 1 (0.41%) CMS
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (18.52%) MS Office
2 26 (10.70%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.12%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.47%) MS Project
5 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Temenos T24
1 21 (8.64%) Finacle
2 15 (6.17%) FLEXCUBE
3 7 (2.88%) Magento
4 4 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.12%) PaaS
2 4 (1.65%) IaaS
3 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.16%) HTTP
2 32 (13.17%) Internet
3 25 (10.29%) FTP
4 15 (6.17%) DNS
5 14 (5.76%) DHCP
6 11 (4.53%) LAN
6 11 (4.53%) Firewall
7 9 (3.70%) VLAN
7 9 (3.70%) WAN
8 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.29%) VPN
8 8 (3.29%) MPLS
9 7 (2.88%) SAN
10 6 (2.47%) ISDN
10 6 (2.47%) VoIP
10 6 (2.47%) PBX
11 5 (2.06%) NAS
12 4 (1.65%) Network Security
12 4 (1.65%) SMS
13 2 (0.82%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.05%) DB2
2 14 (5.76%) MySQL
3 8 (3.29%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.88%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (2.88%) QlikView
5 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.82%) ActiveReports
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.82%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (0.82%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (8.23%) Subversion
2 18 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 15 (6.17%) JUnit
3 15 (6.17%) Rational Application Developer
4 9 (3.70%) Maven
5 8 (3.29%) Ant
5 8 (3.29%) Log4j
6 7 (2.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (2.47%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.65%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) Hudson
9 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.41%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 148 (60.91%) Finance
2 83 (34.16%) Manufacturing
3 48 (19.75%) Banking
4 28 (11.52%) Retail Banking
5 18 (7.41%) Marketing
6 14 (5.76%) Telecoms
7 13 (5.35%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (45.27%) Analyst
2 73 (30.04%) Business Analyst
3 34 (13.99%) Banking Business Analyst
4 30 (12.35%) Support Analyst
5 26 (10.70%) Developer
6 24 (9.88%) Operations Analyst
6 24 (9.88%) Operations Support Analyst
7 19 (7.82%) Architect
8 18 (7.41%) Junior
9 16 (6.58%) Consultant
10 15 (6.17%) Project Manager
10 15 (6.17%) Java Developer
11 14 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (5.35%) Administrator
12 13 (5.35%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (4.12%) Support Manager
14 8 (3.29%) Systems Architect
14 8 (3.29%) IT Administrator
14 8 (3.29%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.51%) J2EE
2 59 (24.28%) HTML
3 46 (18.93%) CSS
4 32 (13.17%) JDBC
4 32 (13.17%) XML
5 31 (12.76%) Middleware
6 26 (10.70%) JSP
7 24 (9.88%) Servlets
8 19 (7.82%) XHTML
9 16 (6.58%) EJB
9 16 (6.58%) Ajax
9 16 (6.58%) jQuery
10 15 (6.17%) Struts
10 15 (6.17%) JMS
11 14 (5.76%) SOAP
11 14 (5.76%) REST
12 12 (4.94%) Web Services
13 9 (3.70%) JSON
14 8 (3.29%) Hibernate
14 8 (3.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.58%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.64%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.12%) EPoS
5 8 (3.29%) Web 2.0
5 8 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.47%) Handset
7 4 (1.65%) APACS
7 4 (1.65%) IVR
7 4 (1.65%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.65%) User Experience
7 4 (1.65%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.23%) W3C
9 2 (0.82%) PMI
9 2 (0.82%) Economics
9 2 (0.82%) Blog
9 2 (0.82%) FMCG
10 1 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.22%) UNIX
2 68 (27.98%) Windows
2 68 (27.98%) Linux
3 41 (16.87%) Solaris
4 32 (13.17%) AIX
5 14 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.29%) HPUX
9 6 (2.47%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.47%) VMS
9 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.41%) SUSE
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (55.14%) E-Commerce
2 50 (20.58%) ITIL
3 34 (13.99%) Time Management
4 29 (11.93%) Problem Management
4 29 (11.93%) MVC
5 28 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (11.11%) Change Management
7 26 (10.70%) Project Management
8 25 (10.29%) UML
9 24 (9.88%) Content Management
10 21 (8.64%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (8.64%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.82%) Project Planning
12 17 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (6.17%) Web Development
13 15 (6.17%) Use Case
14 13 (5.35%) System Testing
14 13 (5.35%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.21%) Java
2 76 (31.28%) SQL
3 52 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.52%) Perl
5 27 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 20 (8.23%) C
7 9 (3.70%) PHP
7 9 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.29%) XPath
9 2 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) RPG
10 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (25.10%) Degree
2 17 (7.00%) ISEB
3 15 (6.17%) Sun Certification
4 13 (5.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.06%) CCNA
7 4 (1.65%) CCA
8 2 (0.82%) CCIE
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.65%) ISO 8583
2 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 24 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.94%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.88%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.23%) vCloud
7 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.82%) XenApp
7 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.41%) SRDF
8 1 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) Samba
8 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) SCCM
1 2 (0.82%) Cacti
1 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (30.45%) IBM
2 65 (26.75%) Oracle
3 64 (26.34%) Microsoft
4 25 (10.29%) Sun
5 19 (7.82%) VMware
6 14 (5.76%) HP
7 11 (4.53%) Cognos
7 11 (4.53%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.29%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.47%) Cisco
10 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.65%) hybris
11 3 (1.23%) CyberSource
11 3 (1.23%) DataCash
11 3 (1.23%) Ogone
11 3 (1.23%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.23%) SAP
11 3 (1.23%) EMC
12 2 (0.82%) Citrix
12 2 (0.82%) Quark
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