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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 126 107 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.55% 29.56% 33.52%
As % of the General category 49.61% 45.34% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 36
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
254 236 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.48% 65.19% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 158 170 97
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -13.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,750 £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 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 159 (64.11%) Finance
2 145 (58.47%) E-Commerce
3 101 (40.73%) Manufacturing
4 88 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 83 (33.47%) Java
6 76 (30.65%) Linux
7 75 (30.24%) ITIL
8 70 (28.23%) Windows
8 70 (28.23%) J2EE
9 65 (26.21%) WebSphere
10 63 (25.40%) IBM
11 59 (23.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 56 (22.58%) MS Office
12 56 (22.58%) HTML
13 55 (22.18%) JavaScript
13 55 (22.18%) SQL
14 52 (20.97%) UNIX
15 51 (20.56%) DB2
16 50 (20.16%) Oracle
17 48 (19.35%) CSS
17 48 (19.35%) Degree
18 46 (18.55%) Solaris
19 45 (18.15%) JDBC
19 45 (18.15%) HTTP
20 43 (17.34%) JSP
21 42 (16.94%) AIX
22 41 (16.53%) Internet
23 40 (16.13%) IIS
24 39 (15.73%) Tomcat
24 39 (15.73%) MQSeries

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (26.21%) WebSphere
2 59 (23.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 40 (16.13%) IIS
4 39 (15.73%) Tomcat
4 39 (15.73%) MQSeries
4 39 (15.73%) IBM HTTP Server
5 23 (9.27%) Lync
6 13 (5.24%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (22.58%) MS Office
2 37 (14.92%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.24%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.02%) MS Project
6 4 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (1.61%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.61%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Magento
2 6 (2.42%) Tridion
3 3 (1.21%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.81%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.40%) Finacle
5 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.87%) PaaS
2 12 (4.84%) IaaS
3 5 (2.02%) Office 365
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.15%) HTTP
2 41 (16.53%) Internet
3 34 (13.71%) FTP
4 28 (11.29%) LAN
4 28 (11.29%) WAN
5 26 (10.48%) Firewall
6 16 (6.45%) SMS
7 13 (5.24%) DHCP
7 13 (5.24%) DNS
8 11 (4.44%) MPLS
9 8 (3.23%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.82%) VPN
10 7 (2.82%) VLAN
11 6 (2.42%) ISDN
11 6 (2.42%) VoIP
11 6 (2.42%) PBX
12 3 (1.21%) Network Security
13 1 (0.40%) WAAS
13 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.56%) DB2
2 6 (2.42%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (9.27%) Eclipse
2 16 (6.45%) Subversion
3 12 (4.84%) JUnit
3 12 (4.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 12 (4.84%) Rational Application Developer
4 6 (2.42%) Ant
4 6 (2.42%) Log4j
5 4 (1.61%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.40%) Hudson
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) Maven
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 159 (64.11%) Finance
2 101 (40.73%) Manufacturing
3 27 (10.89%) Banking
3 27 (10.89%) Retail Banking
4 19 (7.66%) Marketing
5 11 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.61%) Advertising
7 3 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (43.55%) Analyst
2 54 (21.77%) Business Analyst
3 41 (16.53%) Support Analyst
4 32 (12.90%) Operations Analyst
4 32 (12.90%) Operations Support Analyst
5 31 (12.50%) Developer
6 28 (11.29%) Architect
7 26 (10.48%) Junior
8 18 (7.26%) Project Manager
9 17 (6.85%) Junior Analyst
10 16 (6.45%) IT Architect
11 15 (6.05%) Consultant
11 15 (6.05%) Junior Support Analyst
12 12 (4.84%) Payments Business Analyst
12 12 (4.84%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
13 11 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
14 9 (3.63%) Administrator
14 9 (3.63%) E-Commerce Manager
15 8 (3.23%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.23%) J2EE
2 56 (22.58%) HTML
3 48 (19.35%) CSS
4 45 (18.15%) JDBC
5 43 (17.34%) JSP
6 34 (13.71%) Middleware
7 30 (12.10%) XHTML
8 28 (11.29%) Servlets
9 24 (9.68%) XML
10 22 (8.87%) Ajax
11 20 (8.06%) EJB
12 18 (7.26%) JSTL
13 16 (6.45%) Web Services
14 12 (4.84%) jQuery
14 12 (4.84%) DHTML
14 12 (4.84%) JMS
14 12 (4.84%) Struts
15 9 (3.63%) Semantic HTML
16 7 (2.82%) Java EE
17 6 (2.42%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.66%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.45%) APACS
3 16 (6.45%) IVR
3 16 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 16 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 16 (6.45%) SWIFT
4 9 (3.63%) W3C
5 8 (3.23%) EPoS
5 8 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.42%) FMCG
6 6 (2.42%) Handset
6 6 (2.42%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.21%) PMI
7 3 (1.21%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Economics
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.65%) Linux
2 70 (28.23%) Windows
3 52 (20.97%) UNIX
4 46 (18.55%) Solaris
5 42 (16.94%) AIX
6 15 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.82%) HPUX
10 6 (2.42%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.42%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (58.47%) E-Commerce
2 75 (30.24%) ITIL
3 38 (15.32%) Project Management
4 32 (12.90%) Change Management
5 25 (10.08%) Problem Management
6 23 (9.27%) Content Management
7 22 (8.87%) Information Security
7 22 (8.87%) UML
8 21 (8.47%) Time Management
9 20 (8.06%) MVC
10 19 (7.66%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.45%) Data Security
11 16 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (6.45%) Project Planning
12 14 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.84%) Web Development
13 12 (4.84%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.84%) RAD
13 12 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.47%) Java
2 55 (22.18%) JavaScript
2 55 (22.18%) SQL
3 30 (12.10%) Perl
3 30 (12.10%) Bash Shell
4 20 (8.06%) C
5 12 (4.84%) PHP
6 6 (2.42%) XPath
7 2 (0.81%) VBA
7 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 48 (19.35%) Degree
2 21 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (8.06%) CCNA
4 16 (6.45%) CCA
5 6 (2.42%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.02%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.02%) ISEB
6 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.61%) PMP
8 2 (0.81%) GIAC
8 2 (0.81%) EnCE
8 2 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) CCIE
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 16 (6.45%) ISO 8583
1 16 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.48%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.84%) Terminal Services
3 12 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.42%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.02%) vSphere
7 3 (1.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.81%) 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 88 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 63 (25.40%) IBM
3 50 (20.16%) Oracle
4 36 (14.52%) VMware
5 26 (10.48%) CheckPoint
6 22 (8.87%) Cisco
7 21 (8.47%) HP
8 16 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.45%) ProCurve
9 14 (5.65%) Demandware
10 11 (4.44%) CyberSource
10 11 (4.44%) DataCash
10 11 (4.44%) Ogone
11 10 (4.03%) ATG
12 6 (2.42%) Sun
12 6 (2.42%) Blue Martini
12 6 (2.42%) Elastic Path
12 6 (2.42%) hybris
12 6 (2.42%) Interwoven
13 4 (1.61%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago