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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 45 121 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.13% 19.77% 27.78%
As % of the General category 21.84% 39.16% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 44
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
206 309 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.78% 50.49% 60.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 223 124
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (49.32%) E-Commerce
2 58 (39.73%) Java
3 51 (34.93%) J2EE
4 50 (34.25%) SQL
5 46 (31.51%) Finance
6 45 (30.82%) HTML
6 45 (30.82%) UNIX
6 45 (30.82%) IBM
7 43 (29.45%) WebSphere
8 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
9 39 (26.71%) DB2
10 34 (23.29%) Degree
11 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (21.92%) XML
13 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (18.49%) System Testing
15 26 (17.81%) MQSeries
16 24 (16.44%) Oracle
16 24 (16.44%) Banking
17 23 (15.75%) Windows
17 23 (15.75%) Flash
18 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
18 22 (15.07%) Automated Testing
18 22 (15.07%) DbVisualizer
19 20 (13.70%) Waterfall
19 20 (13.70%) Linux
20 19 (13.01%) CSS
21 18 (12.33%) HP
21 18 (12.33%) MVC
21 18 (12.33%) Finacle

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (29.45%) WebSphere
2 26 (17.81%) MQSeries
3 17 (11.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (7.53%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.48%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (5.48%) IIS
6 6 (4.11%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Office
2 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS Project
3 2 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Finacle
2 14 (9.59%) Temenos T24
3 11 (7.53%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (2.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.37%) Magento
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.68%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) SaaS
2 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) HTTP
2 13 (8.90%) Internet
3 8 (5.48%) FTP
4 6 (4.11%) SAN
5 4 (2.74%) VPN
6 3 (2.05%) NAS
6 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.05%) VLAN
7 2 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.68%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.68%) Multicast
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.68%) HSRP
8 1 (0.68%) GLBP
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.71%) DB2
2 22 (15.07%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (3.42%) MySQL
3 5 (3.42%) QlikView
4 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (10.27%) LoadRunner
3 13 (8.90%) Subversion
4 8 (5.48%) Selenium
4 8 (5.48%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.74%) JUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.05%) Ant
6 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.05%) Maven
6 3 (2.05%) Log4j
7 1 (0.68%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.68%) TestNG
7 1 (0.68%) JBehave
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 46 (31.51%) Finance
2 24 (16.44%) Banking
3 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.85%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (37.67%) Analyst
2 27 (18.49%) Business Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Tester
4 13 (8.90%) Architect
5 12 (8.22%) Developer
5 12 (8.22%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Consultant
6 9 (6.16%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (6.16%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Operations Support Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (4.79%) Automation Tester
8 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Support Manager
9 6 (4.11%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.93%) J2EE
2 45 (30.82%) HTML
3 32 (21.92%) XML
4 23 (15.75%) Flash
5 19 (13.01%) CSS
6 16 (10.96%) Middleware
7 12 (8.22%) Servlets
8 10 (6.85%) jQuery
9 9 (6.16%) EJB
9 9 (6.16%) JSP
10 8 (5.48%) Ajax
10 8 (5.48%) JDBC
11 7 (4.79%) Gherkin
11 7 (4.79%) RESTful
11 7 (4.79%) XHTML
12 6 (4.11%) SOAP
12 6 (4.11%) REST
13 5 (3.42%) Web Services
13 5 (3.42%) Java EE
14 3 (2.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.59%) EPoS
3 9 (6.16%) User Experience
4 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.74%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.05%) PMI
6 3 (2.05%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.37%) iPhone
7 2 (1.37%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.82%) UNIX
2 23 (15.75%) Windows
3 20 (13.70%) Linux
4 11 (7.53%) Solaris
5 8 (5.48%) AIX
6 3 (2.05%) HPUX
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.32%) E-Commerce
2 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.49%) System Testing
4 22 (15.07%) Automated Testing
5 20 (13.70%) Waterfall
6 18 (12.33%) MVC
6 18 (12.33%) Time Management
7 16 (10.96%) ITIL
8 15 (10.27%) Regression Testing
8 15 (10.27%) GAP Analysis
9 14 (9.59%) Problem Management
9 14 (9.59%) UML
10 12 (8.22%) TDD
10 12 (8.22%) Use Case
11 11 (7.53%) Change Management
12 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
12 10 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (6.85%) Project Management
12 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.73%) Java
2 50 (34.25%) SQL
3 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.48%) Perl
4 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.05%) XPath
7 2 (1.37%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Degree
2 14 (9.59%) ISEB
3 13 (8.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.05%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.37%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCIE
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) NFS
1 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.37%) SRDF
1 2 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vCloud
2 1 (0.68%) XenApp
2 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (30.82%) IBM
2 24 (16.44%) Oracle
3 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.33%) HP
5 9 (6.16%) Sun
6 6 (4.11%) Cisco
6 6 (4.11%) Cognos
7 5 (3.42%) Demandware
8 4 (2.74%) VMware
8 4 (2.74%) EMC
8 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.05%) Websense
9 3 (2.05%) McAfee
9 3 (2.05%) Interwoven
9 3 (2.05%) SAP
9 3 (2.05%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.37%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.37%) Brocade
10 2 (1.37%) Citrix
10 2 (1.37%) Hitachi
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