The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 138 105 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.55% 32.81% 30.26%
As % of the General category 51.88% 53.57% 64.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 37
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,700 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,843 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -2.57%
General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 196 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.39% 61.25% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 156 132 81
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (58.73%) Finance
2 139 (55.16%) E-Commerce
3 94 (37.30%) Manufacturing
4 85 (33.73%) Java
5 78 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 77 (30.56%) Linux
7 75 (29.76%) ITIL
8 72 (28.57%) J2EE
9 66 (26.19%) IBM
10 65 (25.79%) WebSphere
11 61 (24.21%) SQL
12 59 (23.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 59 (23.41%) Windows
13 57 (22.62%) HTML
14 54 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 52 (20.63%) Oracle
15 52 (20.63%) MS Office
15 52 (20.63%) UNIX
16 51 (20.24%) DB2
17 48 (19.05%) CSS
18 47 (18.65%) JDBC
19 45 (17.86%) Solaris
19 45 (17.86%) Degree
20 44 (17.46%) HTTP
21 43 (17.06%) AIX
21 43 (17.06%) MQSeries
22 42 (16.67%) Middleware
23 40 (15.87%) Tomcat
24 39 (15.48%) Internet
24 39 (15.48%) JSP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 65 (25.79%) WebSphere
2 59 (23.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (17.06%) MQSeries
4 40 (15.87%) Tomcat
5 39 (15.48%) IIS
6 38 (15.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 21 (8.33%) Lync
8 6 (2.38%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.59%) SAS
11 3 (1.19%) CMS
12 2 (0.79%) Apache
12 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (20.63%) MS Office
2 28 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 18 (7.14%) Photoshop
4 9 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.38%) Acrobat
6 6 (2.38%) QuarkXPress
7 5 (1.98%) MS Project
8 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Magento
2 6 (2.38%) Tridion
3 4 (1.59%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.19%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.94%) PaaS
2 12 (4.76%) IaaS
3 5 (1.98%) Office 365
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.46%) HTTP
2 39 (15.48%) Internet
3 38 (15.08%) FTP
4 26 (10.32%) LAN
4 26 (10.32%) WAN
5 24 (9.52%) Firewall
6 17 (6.75%) SMS
7 9 (3.57%) MPLS
8 6 (2.38%) DHCP
8 6 (2.38%) DNS
9 5 (1.98%) NFC
9 5 (1.98%) VLAN
9 5 (1.98%) VPN
10 4 (1.59%) ISDN
10 4 (1.59%) VoIP
10 4 (1.59%) PBX
11 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.40%) SNMP
12 1 (0.40%) OSPF
12 1 (0.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.24%) DB2
2 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (9.13%) Eclipse
2 11 (4.37%) Subversion
3 10 (3.97%) JUnit
3 10 (3.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 8 (3.17%) Ant
4 8 (3.17%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (2.38%) Axure RP
5 6 (2.38%) Log4j
6 3 (1.19%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) Hudson
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 148 (58.73%) Finance
2 94 (37.30%) Manufacturing
3 23 (9.13%) Banking
3 23 (9.13%) Retail Banking
4 20 (7.94%) Marketing
5 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.38%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 106 (42.06%) Analyst
2 46 (18.25%) Business Analyst
3 40 (15.87%) Support Analyst
4 36 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 36 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
5 31 (12.30%) Developer
6 26 (10.32%) Architect
7 22 (8.73%) Junior
8 19 (7.54%) Junior Analyst
9 17 (6.75%) Junior Support Analyst
10 16 (6.35%) IT Architect
11 14 (5.56%) Project Manager
12 13 (5.16%) Consultant
13 12 (4.76%) Java Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Payments Business Analyst
15 9 (3.57%) Support Manager
15 9 (3.57%) E-Commerce Manager
15 9 (3.57%) Senior Manager
16 8 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.57%) J2EE
2 57 (22.62%) HTML
3 48 (19.05%) CSS
4 47 (18.65%) JDBC
5 42 (16.67%) Middleware
6 39 (15.48%) JSP
7 30 (11.90%) XHTML
8 26 (10.32%) Servlets
9 22 (8.73%) XML
9 22 (8.73%) Ajax
10 18 (7.14%) EJB
11 17 (6.75%) Web Services
12 16 (6.35%) JSTL
12 16 (6.35%) jQuery
13 12 (4.76%) DHTML
13 12 (4.76%) Struts
14 9 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
15 7 (2.78%) Java EE
15 7 (2.78%) JMS
16 6 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.73%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.75%) APACS
2 17 (6.75%) IVR
2 17 (6.75%) Cryptography
2 17 (6.75%) SWIFT
3 16 (6.35%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.57%) EPoS
4 9 (3.57%) W3C
4 9 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.17%) FMCG
6 6 (2.38%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.98%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.19%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.79%) PMI
10 2 (0.79%) EFTPOS
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.56%) Linux
2 59 (23.41%) Windows
3 52 (20.63%) UNIX
4 45 (17.86%) Solaris
5 43 (17.06%) AIX
6 7 (2.78%) HPUX
6 7 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (55.16%) E-Commerce
2 75 (29.76%) ITIL
3 37 (14.68%) Change Management
4 35 (13.89%) Project Management
5 31 (12.30%) Problem Management
6 21 (8.33%) Content Management
6 21 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 18 (7.14%) MVC
7 18 (7.14%) Information Security
8 17 (6.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (6.75%) Project Planning
8 17 (6.75%) Data Security
8 17 (6.75%) UML
9 16 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.95%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.95%) Time Management
10 15 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.37%) Release Management
12 10 (3.97%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (3.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.73%) Java
2 61 (24.21%) SQL
3 54 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.90%) Perl
4 30 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 14 (5.56%) C
6 11 (4.37%) PHP
7 6 (2.38%) XPath
8 5 (1.98%) Embedded C
8 5 (1.98%) Embedded C++
8 5 (1.98%) C++
9 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (17.86%) Degree
2 21 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.94%) CCNA
4 17 (6.75%) CCA
5 7 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.59%) GIAC
6 4 (1.59%) CISSP
6 4 (1.59%) ISEB
6 4 (1.59%) EnCE
6 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) MCSA
8 1 (0.40%) CCIE
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 17 (6.75%) ISO 8583
1 17 (6.75%) PCI DSS
2 10 (3.97%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.98%) vSphere
4 5 (1.98%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.98%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.19%) IBM
3 52 (20.63%) Oracle
4 29 (11.51%) VMware
5 24 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 22 (8.73%) Cisco
7 21 (8.33%) HP
8 16 (6.35%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.35%) ProCurve
8 16 (6.35%) Demandware
9 12 (4.76%) ATG
10 11 (4.37%) CyberSource
10 11 (4.37%) DataCash
10 11 (4.37%) Ogone
11 6 (2.38%) Elastic Path
11 6 (2.38%) hybris
11 6 (2.38%) Blue Martini
11 6 (2.38%) Interwoven
11 6 (2.38%) Adobe
11 6 (2.38%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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EMIS
Salary: Up to £20,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago