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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 115 88 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.00% 23.98% 29.93%
As % of the General category 41.37% 42.72% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 56 42 36
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
278 206 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.35% 56.13% 63.84%
Number of salaries quoted 209 152 143
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 20 October 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 181 (70.98%) Finance
2 160 (62.75%) E-Commerce
3 121 (47.45%) Manufacturing
4 90 (35.29%) Java
5 85 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 77 (30.20%) J2EE
7 74 (29.02%) Linux
7 74 (29.02%) IBM
8 71 (27.84%) ITIL
9 70 (27.45%) Windows
9 70 (27.45%) WebSphere
10 67 (26.27%) SQL
11 61 (23.92%) HTML
11 61 (23.92%) UNIX
12 57 (22.35%) WebSphere Application Server
13 56 (21.96%) JavaScript
14 55 (21.57%) Oracle
15 52 (20.39%) DB2
16 50 (19.61%) Degree
17 49 (19.22%) MS Office
18 48 (18.82%) CSS
19 46 (18.04%) Solaris
19 46 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (17.65%) HTTP
21 43 (16.86%) Project Management
22 41 (16.08%) JDBC
23 39 (15.29%) Tomcat
23 39 (15.29%) Internet
24 38 (14.90%) MQSeries
24 38 (14.90%) JSP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 70 (27.45%) WebSphere
2 57 (22.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 39 (15.29%) Tomcat
4 38 (14.90%) MQSeries
5 36 (14.12%) IIS
6 35 (13.73%) IBM HTTP Server
7 24 (9.41%) Lync
8 13 (5.10%) MS Exchange
9 8 (3.14%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.39%) CMS
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (19.22%) MS Office
2 33 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.31%) Photoshop
4 8 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.35%) MS Project
6 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.39%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Magento
2 6 (2.35%) Tridion
2 6 (2.35%) FLEXCUBE
2 6 (2.35%) Temenos T24
2 6 (2.35%) Finacle
3 3 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.78%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.45%) PaaS
2 13 (5.10%) IaaS
3 5 (1.96%) Office 365
3 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.65%) HTTP
2 39 (15.29%) Internet
3 29 (11.37%) FTP
4 23 (9.02%) LAN
4 23 (9.02%) WAN
5 22 (8.63%) Firewall
6 13 (5.10%) DHCP
6 13 (5.10%) DNS
7 11 (4.31%) MPLS
8 9 (3.53%) SMS
9 8 (3.14%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.75%) VPN
10 7 (2.75%) VLAN
11 6 (2.35%) VoIP
11 6 (2.35%) PBX
11 6 (2.35%) ISDN
12 3 (1.18%) Network Security
13 2 (0.78%) SAN
13 2 (0.78%) Intranet
14 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.39%) DB2
2 10 (3.92%) RDBMS
2 10 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.14%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.39%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.39%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 22 (8.63%) Subversion
2 20 (7.84%) Eclipse
3 17 (6.67%) JUnit
4 15 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
5 13 (5.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 10 (3.92%) Ant
6 10 (3.92%) Log4j
7 5 (1.96%) Maven
8 4 (1.57%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.39%) Hudson
9 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.39%) Selenium
9 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 181 (70.98%) Finance
2 121 (47.45%) Manufacturing
3 30 (11.76%) Banking
4 25 (9.80%) Retail Banking
5 22 (8.63%) Marketing
6 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.14%) Games
8 3 (1.18%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.78%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (41.96%) Analyst
2 60 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 36 (14.12%) Support Analyst
4 33 (12.94%) Developer
5 27 (10.59%) Operations Analyst
5 27 (10.59%) Operations Support Analyst
6 24 (9.41%) Architect
6 24 (9.41%) Project Manager
7 22 (8.63%) Junior
8 21 (8.24%) Banking Business Analyst
9 17 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 16 (6.27%) Consultant
11 12 (4.71%) IT Architect
12 11 (4.31%) Administrator
12 11 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
13 10 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.53%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.53%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (3.53%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.20%) J2EE
2 61 (23.92%) HTML
3 48 (18.82%) CSS
4 41 (16.08%) JDBC
5 38 (14.90%) JSP
6 31 (12.16%) XHTML
7 28 (10.98%) Middleware
8 26 (10.20%) XML
8 26 (10.20%) Servlets
9 22 (8.63%) EJB
10 19 (7.45%) JSTL
11 18 (7.06%) Ajax
12 17 (6.67%) Struts
12 17 (6.67%) JMS
13 13 (5.10%) Web Services
14 12 (4.71%) jQuery
15 10 (3.92%) XMLBeans
15 10 (3.92%) XSLT
16 9 (3.53%) Semantic HTML
17 8 (3.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.24%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.71%) Visualisation
4 12 (4.71%) User Experience
5 10 (3.92%) Web 2.0
6 9 (3.53%) W3C
6 9 (3.53%) APACS
6 9 (3.53%) IVR
6 9 (3.53%) Cryptography
6 9 (3.53%) SWIFT
7 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.75%) EPoS
9 6 (2.35%) Handset
10 3 (1.18%) FMCG
10 3 (1.18%) PMI
11 2 (0.78%) Economics
12 1 (0.39%) NHS
12 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.02%) Linux
2 70 (27.45%) Windows
3 61 (23.92%) UNIX
4 46 (18.04%) Solaris
5 36 (14.12%) AIX
6 15 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.31%) HPUX
10 6 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.35%) VMS
10 6 (2.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.39%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (62.75%) E-Commerce
2 71 (27.84%) ITIL
3 43 (16.86%) Project Management
4 36 (14.12%) Change Management
5 33 (12.94%) Time Management
6 30 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (11.37%) Problem Management
8 25 (9.80%) UML
9 24 (9.41%) Content Management
10 23 (9.02%) MVC
11 20 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (7.06%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.06%) Information Security
13 15 (5.88%) Web Development
14 14 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (5.49%) Project Planning
14 14 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (5.49%) Change Control
15 13 (5.10%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.10%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.29%) Java
2 67 (26.27%) SQL
3 56 (21.96%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.94%) Perl
4 33 (12.94%) Bash Shell
5 20 (7.84%) C
6 10 (3.92%) XPath
7 9 (3.53%) PHP
8 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.78%) VBA
8 2 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
9 1 (0.39%) RPG
9 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (19.61%) Degree
2 17 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.27%) CCNA
4 11 (4.31%) Sun Certification
5 10 (3.92%) ISEB
6 9 (3.53%) CCA
7 5 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.18%) PMP
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.39%) MCSE
11 1 (0.39%) MCSA
11 1 (0.39%) CCIE
11 1 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (3.53%) ISO 8583
1 9 (3.53%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 30 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.37%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.71%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.75%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (2.35%) vSphere
7 3 (1.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
1 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 85 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 74 (29.02%) IBM
3 55 (21.57%) Oracle
4 33 (12.94%) VMware
5 22 (8.63%) CheckPoint
6 21 (8.24%) HP
7 18 (7.06%) Cisco
8 16 (6.27%) ProCurve
9 13 (5.10%) Sun
10 12 (4.71%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.92%) Interwoven
12 6 (2.35%) ATG
12 6 (2.35%) Blue Martini
12 6 (2.35%) Elastic Path
12 6 (2.35%) Demandware
13 4 (1.57%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.57%) hybris
13 4 (1.57%) Google
14 3 (1.18%) CyberSource
14 3 (1.18%) DataCash
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