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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 116 101 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.21% 26.65% 32.62%
As % of the General category 45.14% 42.62% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 33
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
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
257 237 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.98% 62.53% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 168 180 105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 16 September 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 167 (67.07%) Finance
2 153 (61.45%) E-Commerce
3 109 (43.78%) Manufacturing
4 90 (36.14%) Microsoft
5 87 (34.94%) Java
6 76 (30.52%) ITIL
6 76 (30.52%) Linux
7 73 (29.32%) J2EE
8 70 (28.11%) Windows
9 69 (27.71%) WebSphere
10 65 (26.10%) IBM
11 62 (24.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 60 (24.10%) SQL
13 59 (23.69%) HTML
14 57 (22.89%) UNIX
15 56 (22.49%) JavaScript
16 55 (22.09%) MS Office
17 54 (21.69%) DB2
18 53 (21.29%) Oracle
19 49 (19.68%) CSS
20 48 (19.28%) Degree
21 47 (18.88%) Solaris
22 46 (18.47%) JDBC
23 44 (17.67%) JSP
23 44 (17.67%) HTTP
24 42 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (16.47%) Internet
25 41 (16.47%) IIS
25 41 (16.47%) AIX
26 40 (16.06%) Project Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 69 (27.71%) WebSphere
2 62 (24.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 41 (16.47%) IIS
4 40 (16.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 40 (16.06%) Tomcat
5 39 (15.66%) MQSeries
6 23 (9.24%) Lync
7 13 (5.22%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (22.09%) MS Office
2 35 (14.06%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.82%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.61%) MS Project
6 3 (1.20%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.20%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Magento
2 6 (2.41%) Tridion
3 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.80%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.80%) Finacle
4 2 (0.80%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.84%) PaaS
2 12 (4.82%) IaaS
3 5 (2.01%) Office 365
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.67%) HTTP
2 41 (16.47%) Internet
3 34 (13.65%) FTP
4 28 (11.24%) LAN
4 28 (11.24%) WAN
5 26 (10.44%) Firewall
6 14 (5.62%) SMS
7 13 (5.22%) DHCP
7 13 (5.22%) DNS
8 11 (4.42%) MPLS
9 8 (3.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.81%) VPN
10 7 (2.81%) VLAN
11 6 (2.41%) ISDN
11 6 (2.41%) PBX
11 6 (2.41%) VoIP
12 3 (1.20%) Network Security
13 1 (0.40%) Intranet
13 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
13 1 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.69%) DB2
2 6 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (8.84%) Eclipse
2 17 (6.83%) Subversion
3 15 (6.02%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (5.22%) JUnit
4 13 (5.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (2.41%) Log4j
5 6 (2.41%) Ant
6 4 (1.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) Hudson
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 167 (67.07%) Finance
2 109 (43.78%) Manufacturing
3 28 (11.24%) Banking
4 27 (10.84%) Retail Banking
5 19 (7.63%) Marketing
6 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (42.97%) Analyst
2 55 (22.09%) Business Analyst
3 41 (16.47%) Support Analyst
4 32 (12.85%) Operations Support Analyst
4 32 (12.85%) Operations Analyst
5 31 (12.45%) Developer
6 30 (12.05%) Architect
7 26 (10.44%) Junior
8 19 (7.63%) Project Manager
9 16 (6.43%) IT Architect
10 15 (6.02%) Junior Analyst
10 15 (6.02%) Consultant
11 14 (5.62%) Banking Business Analyst
12 13 (5.22%) Junior Support Analyst
12 13 (5.22%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.42%) Payments Business Analyst
13 11 (4.42%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (4.02%) Administrator
15 9 (3.61%) Support Engineer
15 9 (3.61%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.32%) J2EE
2 59 (23.69%) HTML
3 49 (19.68%) CSS
4 46 (18.47%) JDBC
5 44 (17.67%) JSP
6 33 (13.25%) Middleware
7 31 (12.45%) XHTML
8 28 (11.24%) Servlets
9 25 (10.04%) XML
10 22 (8.84%) EJB
11 20 (8.03%) Ajax
12 19 (7.63%) JSTL
13 14 (5.62%) Web Services
14 13 (5.22%) Struts
14 13 (5.22%) JMS
15 11 (4.42%) jQuery
16 10 (4.02%) DHTML
17 9 (3.61%) Semantic HTML
18 6 (2.41%) XMLBeans
18 6 (2.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 20 (8.03%) Mathematics
4 16 (6.43%) Visualisation
5 14 (5.62%) IVR
5 14 (5.62%) APACS
5 14 (5.62%) Cryptography
5 14 (5.62%) SWIFT
6 12 (4.82%) User Experience
7 9 (3.61%) W3C
7 9 (3.61%) EPoS
8 8 (3.21%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.41%) Web 2.0
9 6 (2.41%) Handset
10 4 (1.61%) FMCG
11 3 (1.20%) PMI
11 3 (1.20%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.80%) Economics
13 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.52%) Linux
2 70 (28.11%) Windows
3 57 (22.89%) UNIX
4 47 (18.88%) Solaris
5 41 (16.47%) AIX
6 15 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.81%) HPUX
10 6 (2.41%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.41%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (61.45%) E-Commerce
2 76 (30.52%) ITIL
3 40 (16.06%) Project Management
4 34 (13.65%) Change Management
4 34 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (10.84%) Problem Management
6 26 (10.44%) Time Management
7 25 (10.04%) UML
8 24 (9.64%) Content Management
9 23 (9.24%) MVC
10 22 (8.84%) Information Security
11 21 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.83%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.02%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (6.02%) Project Planning
14 14 (5.62%) Data Security
14 14 (5.62%) Web Development
14 14 (5.62%) Coaching
15 13 (5.22%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.94%) Java
2 60 (24.10%) SQL
3 56 (22.49%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.25%) Perl
4 33 (13.25%) Bash Shell
5 20 (8.03%) C
6 11 (4.42%) PHP
7 6 (2.41%) XPath
8 2 (0.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (19.28%) Degree
2 21 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (8.03%) CCNA
4 14 (5.62%) CCA
5 8 (3.21%) ISEB
6 7 (2.81%) Sun Certification
7 5 (2.01%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.61%) PMP
9 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CCIE
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) MCSE
11 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 14 (5.62%) ISO 8583
1 14 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.82%) Terminal Services
3 12 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.81%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.01%) vSphere
7 3 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 90 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 65 (26.10%) IBM
3 53 (21.29%) Oracle
4 36 (14.46%) VMware
5 26 (10.44%) CheckPoint
6 22 (8.84%) Cisco
7 21 (8.43%) HP
8 16 (6.43%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.43%) ProCurve
9 12 (4.82%) Demandware
10 9 (3.61%) ATG
10 9 (3.61%) CyberSource
10 9 (3.61%) DataCash
10 9 (3.61%) Ogone
11 7 (2.81%) Sun
11 7 (2.81%) hybris
12 6 (2.41%) Elastic Path
12 6 (2.41%) Blue Martini
12 6 (2.41%) Interwoven
13 4 (1.61%) Rackspace
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