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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 68 118 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.47% 22.96% 26.29%
As % of the General category 30.91% 40.83% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 51
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
220 289 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.56% 56.23% 61.67%
Number of salaries quoted 169 210 183
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 75 (40.76%) Finance
3 74 (40.22%) Java
4 67 (36.41%) J2EE
4 67 (36.41%) IBM
5 63 (34.24%) SQL
6 56 (30.43%) UNIX
7 49 (26.63%) WebSphere
8 46 (25.00%) DB2
9 44 (23.91%) HTML
9 44 (23.91%) Banking
10 41 (22.28%) JavaScript
11 40 (21.74%) Oracle
11 40 (21.74%) Linux
11 40 (21.74%) Degree
12 35 (19.02%) MQSeries
13 34 (18.48%) HTTP
13 34 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (16.85%) Windows
15 31 (16.85%) Waterfall
16 29 (15.76%) XML
17 28 (15.22%) ITIL
18 27 (14.67%) WebSphere Application Server
18 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
18 27 (14.67%) Problem Management
18 27 (14.67%) Finacle
19 25 (13.59%) Time Management
19 25 (13.59%) Temenos T24
19 25 (13.59%) Middleware

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (26.63%) WebSphere
2 35 (19.02%) MQSeries
3 27 (14.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 22 (11.96%) Tomcat
5 15 (8.15%) IBM HTTP Server
5 15 (8.15%) IIS
6 12 (6.52%) Apache Solr
7 9 (4.89%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (2.72%) MS Project
2 5 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (14.67%) Finacle
2 25 (13.59%) Temenos T24
3 17 (9.24%) FLEXCUBE
4 5 (2.72%) Magento
5 4 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.54%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.48%) HTTP
2 23 (12.50%) Internet
3 15 (8.15%) FTP
4 10 (5.43%) SAN
5 6 (3.26%) NAS
6 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.17%) VPN
6 4 (2.17%) VLAN
7 3 (1.63%) DNS
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.09%) Network Security
8 2 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.09%) HSRP
8 2 (1.09%) GLBP
8 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.00%) DB2
2 15 (8.15%) DbVisualizer
3 9 (4.89%) MySQL
4 8 (4.35%) QlikView
5 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.09%) ActiveReports
7 2 (1.09%) Big Data
7 2 (1.09%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (7.07%) LoadRunner
3 10 (5.43%) Subversion
4 8 (4.35%) JUnit
5 7 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.80%) Maven
5 7 (3.80%) Ant
5 7 (3.80%) Log4j
6 4 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.63%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) TestNG
8 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.54%) JBehave
8 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.54%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.54%) JIRA
8 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (40.76%) Finance
2 44 (23.91%) Banking
3 20 (10.87%) Retail Banking
4 19 (10.33%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.89%) Games
5 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (46.20%) Analyst
2 55 (29.89%) Business Analyst
3 24 (13.04%) Banking Business Analyst
4 15 (8.15%) Tester
4 15 (8.15%) Developer
4 15 (8.15%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) Architect
5 14 (7.61%) Operations Support Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (6.52%) Consultant
6 12 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Support Manager
7 11 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.98%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.26%) User Experience Researcher
11 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (36.41%) J2EE
2 44 (23.91%) HTML
3 29 (15.76%) XML
4 25 (13.59%) Middleware
4 25 (13.59%) CSS
5 19 (10.33%) Servlets
6 16 (8.70%) Flash
7 15 (8.15%) JDBC
8 13 (7.07%) jQuery
9 12 (6.52%) Ajax
9 12 (6.52%) JSP
9 12 (6.52%) EJB
10 9 (4.89%) SOAP
10 9 (4.89%) Web Services
10 9 (4.89%) REST
11 8 (4.35%) JSON
11 8 (4.35%) XHTML
12 7 (3.80%) JMS
12 7 (3.80%) XSLT
12 7 (3.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) EPoS
3 10 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.80%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.26%) User Experience
6 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.63%) PMI
6 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Replication
7 2 (1.09%) APACS
7 2 (1.09%) IVR
7 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.09%) Blog
7 2 (1.09%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.09%) FMCG
7 2 (1.09%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.43%) UNIX
2 40 (21.74%) Linux
3 31 (16.85%) Windows
4 23 (12.50%) Solaris
5 15 (8.15%) AIX
6 7 (3.80%) HPUX
7 1 (0.54%) OS/400
7 1 (0.54%) SUSE
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 33 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.85%) Waterfall
4 28 (15.22%) ITIL
5 27 (14.67%) Problem Management
6 25 (13.59%) Time Management
7 23 (12.50%) Change Management
8 22 (11.96%) GAP Analysis
8 22 (11.96%) MVC
9 21 (11.41%) UML
10 20 (10.87%) Use Case
10 20 (10.87%) System Testing
11 18 (9.78%) Project Planning
12 17 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (8.15%) Project Management
13 15 (8.15%) Automated Testing
14 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.07%) Regression Testing
16 10 (5.43%) Product Management
17 9 (4.89%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.22%) Java
2 63 (34.24%) SQL
3 41 (22.28%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.70%) Perl
5 15 (8.15%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.80%) XPath
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) RPG
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (21.74%) Degree
2 17 (9.24%) ISEB
3 15 (8.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.80%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.09%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CCA
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CCIE
6 2 (1.09%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.09%) NFS
2 2 (1.09%) SRDF
2 2 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Samba
3 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.54%) XenApp
3 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Cacti
1 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (36.41%) IBM
2 40 (21.74%) Oracle
3 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.87%) Sun
5 18 (9.78%) HP
6 12 (6.52%) Cognos
7 7 (3.80%) Interwoven
8 6 (3.26%) EMC
9 5 (2.72%) Demandware
10 4 (2.17%) VMware
10 4 (2.17%) Cisco
10 4 (2.17%) SAP
11 2 (1.09%) Juniper
11 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.09%) NetApp
11 2 (1.09%) Brocade
11 2 (1.09%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.09%) Crossbeam
11 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: up to £70,000 per annum OTE-£30-35,000 Basic+Car Allowance+Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago