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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 14 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 83 122 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.34% 23.19% 29.72%
As % of the General category 31.09% 49.00% 45.34%
Number of salaries quoted 69 39 49
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £56,600 £61,000
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
267 249 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.11% 47.34% 65.56%
Number of salaries quoted 228 155 170
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 31 August 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 45 (35.16%) E-Commerce
2 37 (28.91%) HTML
3 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 36 (28.13%) Finance
4 31 (24.22%) Java
5 30 (23.44%) J2EE
5 30 (23.44%) WebSphere
6 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
8 26 (20.31%) SQL
9 25 (19.53%) Degree
10 23 (17.97%) UNIX
11 22 (17.19%) DB2
11 22 (17.19%) IBM
11 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (16.41%) Windows
13 19 (14.84%) XML
13 19 (14.84%) Banking
14 18 (14.06%) Automated Testing
14 18 (14.06%) MVC
14 18 (14.06%) Retail Banking
14 18 (14.06%) System Testing
14 18 (14.06%) Flash
14 18 (14.06%) CSS
14 18 (14.06%) DbVisualizer
15 16 (12.50%) Coaching
16 15 (11.72%) Cisco
16 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (11.72%) Subversion
17 14 (10.94%) CheckPoint

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 30 (23.44%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (7.03%) MQSeries
4 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.91%) Lync
6 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) FLEXCUBE
1 9 (7.03%) Finacle
2 7 (5.47%) Temenos T24
3 4 (3.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) SaaS
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.91%) PaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) Internet
2 10 (7.81%) Firewall
2 10 (7.81%) LAN
3 9 (7.03%) VPN
3 9 (7.03%) VLAN
4 8 (6.25%) MPLS
4 8 (6.25%) DNS
4 8 (6.25%) DHCP
5 7 (5.47%) WAN
6 5 (3.91%) SAN
6 5 (3.91%) PBX
6 5 (3.91%) VoIP
6 5 (3.91%) ISDN
6 5 (3.91%) Wireless
6 5 (3.91%) BIG-IP
6 5 (3.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.34%) Multicast
7 3 (2.34%) iBeacon
7 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) DB2
2 18 (14.06%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.34%) SQLite
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos Event Studio
5 1 (0.78%) OLAP
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Subversion
2 9 (7.03%) Selenium
2 9 (7.03%) HP UFT
2 9 (7.03%) LoadRunner
2 9 (7.03%) WebDriver
2 9 (7.03%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.13%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (2.34%) CocoaPods
5 3 (2.34%) Xcode
5 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (28.13%) Finance
2 19 (14.84%) Banking
3 18 (14.06%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Marketing
5 6 (4.69%) Games
6 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (29.69%) Analyst
2 21 (16.41%) Business Analyst
3 18 (14.06%) Tester
4 12 (9.38%) Consultant
4 12 (9.38%) Banking Business Analyst
5 11 (8.59%) Architect
6 10 (7.81%) Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.03%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.03%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) IT Programme Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Business Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.91%) HTML
2 30 (23.44%) J2EE
3 19 (14.84%) XML
4 18 (14.06%) Flash
4 18 (14.06%) CSS
5 12 (9.38%) JSP
5 12 (9.38%) Servlets
5 12 (9.38%) EJB
6 11 (8.59%) XHTML
7 9 (7.03%) RESTful
7 9 (7.03%) Gherkin
8 8 (6.25%) Web Services
8 8 (6.25%) .NET
9 6 (4.69%) jQuery
10 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.91%) SOAP
10 5 (3.91%) HTML5
11 3 (2.34%) iOS SDK
11 3 (2.34%) REST
11 3 (2.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.25%) User Experience
4 6 (4.69%) EPoS
4 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.13%) iPad
5 4 (3.13%) iPhone
5 4 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.34%) Social Media
6 3 (2.34%) FMCG
6 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) Blog
7 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.56%) AS400
7 2 (1.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) UNIX
2 21 (16.41%) Windows
3 10 (7.81%) Linux
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.34%) Android
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) E-Commerce
2 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.06%) Automated Testing
3 18 (14.06%) System Testing
3 18 (14.06%) MVC
4 16 (12.50%) Coaching
5 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.16%) Time Management
6 13 (10.16%) UML
7 11 (8.59%) Project Management
7 11 (8.59%) Project Planning
8 10 (7.81%) TDD
8 10 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (7.81%) Mobile Commerce
9 9 (7.03%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.03%) Information Security
9 9 (7.03%) Document Management
9 9 (7.03%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.03%) IT Governance
9 9 (7.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 31 (24.22%) Java
3 26 (20.31%) SQL
4 8 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (2.34%) C++
5 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.34%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.56%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.34%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) CCNP
4 2 (1.56%) PMP
4 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
1 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.91%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.78%) SRDF
6 1 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.34%) Cacti
3 1 (0.78%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) vMotion
3 1 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.78%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.78%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.19%) IBM
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco
4 14 (10.94%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.59%) HP
6 10 (7.81%) VMware
7 9 (7.03%) Tripwire
7 9 (7.03%) McAfee
8 7 (5.47%) Adobe
9 6 (4.69%) Oracle
10 5 (3.91%) Juniper
10 5 (3.91%) F5
11 4 (3.13%) Websense
12 3 (2.34%) Crossbeam
12 3 (2.34%) Apple
12 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.34%) Xamarin
13 2 (1.56%) Google
13 2 (1.56%) SAP
14 1 (0.78%) Cognos
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