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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 113 122 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.61% 29.98% 29.31%
As % of the General category 47.28% 57.01% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 64 55
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £72,500 £65,000
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
239 214 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.70% 52.58% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 166 149 192
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 122 (54.46%) Finance
2 119 (53.13%) E-Commerce
3 86 (38.39%) Java
4 79 (35.27%) J2EE
5 77 (34.38%) SQL
6 75 (33.48%) IBM
7 70 (31.25%) UNIX
8 61 (27.23%) WebSphere
9 60 (26.79%) Degree
10 59 (26.34%) Manufacturing
10 59 (26.34%) Oracle
11 55 (24.55%) Linux
12 54 (24.11%) HTML
13 53 (23.66%) DB2
14 52 (23.21%) Windows
15 51 (22.77%) Banking
16 47 (20.98%) JavaScript
17 46 (20.54%) Microsoft
18 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (19.20%) HTTP
20 40 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
20 40 (17.86%) MQSeries
21 39 (17.41%) ITIL
22 35 (15.63%) Solaris
23 34 (15.18%) Tomcat
23 34 (15.18%) CSS
23 34 (15.18%) XML
23 34 (15.18%) Internet
24 32 (14.29%) MS Office
24 32 (14.29%) Time Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 61 (27.23%) WebSphere
2 40 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 40 (17.86%) MQSeries
3 34 (15.18%) Tomcat
4 24 (10.71%) IIS
4 24 (10.71%) IBM HTTP Server
5 16 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
6 10 (4.46%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.02%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.34%) Lync
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.45%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (14.29%) MS Office
2 20 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.23%) MS Project
4 3 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (11.61%) Temenos T24
1 26 (11.61%) Finacle
2 16 (7.14%) FLEXCUBE
3 8 (3.57%) Magento
4 4 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) PaaS
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.20%) HTTP
2 34 (15.18%) Internet
3 19 (8.48%) FTP
4 10 (4.46%) DNS
5 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.02%) DHCP
6 8 (3.57%) SAN
7 6 (2.68%) VPN
8 5 (2.23%) VLAN
8 5 (2.23%) NAS
9 4 (1.79%) SMS
9 4 (1.79%) LAN
9 4 (1.79%) MPLS
9 4 (1.79%) Firewall
10 3 (1.34%) Network Security
11 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.89%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.66%) DB2
2 16 (7.14%) MySQL
3 12 (5.36%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.46%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.13%) QlikView
6 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.89%) ActiveReports
7 2 (0.89%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (0.89%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (7.59%) Subversion
2 16 (7.14%) JUnit
3 15 (6.70%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.80%) Rational Application Developer
5 12 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (4.91%) LoadRunner
7 10 (4.46%) Ant
7 10 (4.46%) Maven
7 10 (4.46%) Log4j
8 5 (2.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (0.89%) Selenium
9 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.45%) JBehave
10 1 (0.45%) JIRA
10 1 (0.45%) TestNG
10 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 122 (54.46%) Finance
2 59 (26.34%) Manufacturing
3 51 (22.77%) Banking
4 25 (11.16%) Retail Banking
5 13 (5.80%) Games
5 13 (5.80%) Marketing
6 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (45.09%) Analyst
2 68 (30.36%) Business Analyst
3 32 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 23 (10.27%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.48%) Developer
5 19 (8.48%) Architect
6 18 (8.04%) Operations Support Analyst
6 18 (8.04%) Project Manager
6 18 (8.04%) Operations Analyst
7 16 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.25%) Consultant
9 13 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Tester
10 12 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Support Manager
11 10 (4.46%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Junior
12 9 (4.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Systems Architect
13 8 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (35.27%) J2EE
2 54 (24.11%) HTML
3 34 (15.18%) CSS
3 34 (15.18%) XML
4 29 (12.95%) Middleware
5 26 (11.61%) Servlets
6 24 (10.71%) JDBC
7 21 (9.38%) JSP
8 16 (7.14%) EJB
8 16 (7.14%) SOAP
8 16 (7.14%) REST
9 15 (6.70%) Struts
9 15 (6.70%) JMS
10 14 (6.25%) Web Services
11 13 (5.80%) Flash
11 13 (5.80%) XHTML
12 12 (5.36%) jQuery
13 11 (4.91%) Ajax
13 11 (4.91%) JSON
14 10 (4.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.36%) Mathematics
2 12 (5.36%) EPoS
3 11 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.46%) Web 2.0
5 7 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.23%) Handset
7 4 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.79%) IVR
7 4 (1.79%) APACS
8 3 (1.34%) PMI
8 3 (1.34%) User Experience
9 2 (0.89%) FMCG
9 2 (0.89%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.89%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Economics
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.25%) UNIX
2 55 (24.55%) Linux
3 52 (23.21%) Windows
4 35 (15.63%) Solaris
5 24 (10.71%) AIX
6 10 (4.46%) HPUX
7 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.23%) VMS
10 5 (2.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) OS/400
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (53.13%) E-Commerce
2 39 (17.41%) ITIL
3 32 (14.29%) Time Management
4 31 (13.84%) MVC
5 29 (12.95%) Waterfall
6 28 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 26 (11.61%) Project Management
7 26 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (11.16%) UML
9 23 (10.27%) Change Management
10 21 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (9.38%) Content Management
10 21 (9.38%) System Testing
11 20 (8.93%) Project Planning
12 19 (8.48%) Use Case
13 18 (8.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.36%) Automated Testing
15 11 (4.91%) Regression Testing
16 10 (4.46%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (38.39%) Java
2 77 (34.38%) SQL
3 47 (20.98%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.16%) Perl
5 24 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (4.91%) C
7 10 (4.46%) XPath
8 9 (4.02%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.34%) PHP
10 2 (0.89%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) RPG
11 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (26.79%) Degree
2 24 (10.71%) ISEB
3 19 (8.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (6.70%) Sun Certification
5 9 (4.02%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.79%) CCA
7 2 (0.89%) CCIE
7 2 (0.89%) CCNA
7 2 (0.89%) PMP
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.79%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.89%) XenApp
6 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Samba
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.45%) NFS
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
7 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.45%) SRDF
7 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) SCCM
1 2 (0.89%) Cacti
1 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (33.48%) IBM
2 59 (26.34%) Oracle
3 46 (20.54%) Microsoft
4 25 (11.16%) Sun
5 15 (6.70%) HP
6 11 (4.91%) Cognos
7 10 (4.46%) Interwoven
7 10 (4.46%) VMware
8 5 (2.23%) hybris
9 4 (1.79%) SAP
9 4 (1.79%) EMC
9 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.34%) Cisco
11 2 (0.89%) Crossbeam
11 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.89%) F5
11 2 (0.89%) Citrix
11 2 (0.89%) Quark
11 2 (0.89%) Juniper
12 1 (0.45%) Google
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