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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 21 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 72 138 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.00% 23.55% 32.81%
As % of the General category 28.92% 51.88% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 53
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,843
% change year-on-year
- +2.64%
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
249 266 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.95% 45.39% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 201 156 132
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £26,300 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (42.42%) E-Commerce
2 40 (30.30%) HTML
2 40 (30.30%) Java
3 39 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 38 (28.79%) Finance
5 36 (27.27%) J2EE
6 33 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 31 (23.48%) SQL
8 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (21.21%) UNIX
10 28 (21.21%) IBM
10 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 27 (20.45%) DB2
12 25 (18.94%) Degree
13 24 (18.18%) XML
14 23 (17.42%) Windows
15 20 (15.15%) Flash
15 20 (15.15%) System Testing
15 20 (15.15%) Automated Testing
15 20 (15.15%) DbVisualizer
16 19 (14.39%) MVC
16 19 (14.39%) CSS
17 17 (12.88%) Time Management
18 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (12.12%) Subversion
18 16 (12.12%) Coaching
19 14 (10.61%) TDD
20 13 (9.85%) Linux
20 13 (9.85%) HP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (7.58%) MQSeries
4 6 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.79%) Lync
6 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Finacle
2 7 (5.30%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (3.03%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.52%) Magento
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) SaaS
2 8 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.79%) PaaS
4 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) Internet
2 7 (5.30%) LAN
2 7 (5.30%) WAN
2 7 (5.30%) Firewall
2 7 (5.30%) VLAN
3 6 (4.55%) VPN
4 5 (3.79%) DNS
4 5 (3.79%) MPLS
4 5 (3.79%) DHCP
4 5 (3.79%) PBX
4 5 (3.79%) VoIP
4 5 (3.79%) ISDN
5 4 (3.03%) SAN
6 3 (2.27%) HTTP
6 3 (2.27%) NAS
6 3 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.27%) iBeacon
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) DB2
2 20 (15.15%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.27%) SQLite
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Subversion
2 10 (7.58%) Selenium
2 10 (7.58%) HP UFT
2 10 (7.58%) LoadRunner
2 10 (7.58%) WebDriver
2 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (2.27%) CocoaPods
5 3 (2.27%) Xcode
5 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (28.79%) Finance
2 12 (9.09%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.79%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (29.55%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Tester
3 19 (14.39%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) Consultant
5 11 (8.33%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.58%) Automation Tester
6 10 (7.58%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) WebSphere Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Sales Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (3.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.30%) HTML
2 36 (27.27%) J2EE
3 24 (18.18%) XML
4 20 (15.15%) Flash
5 19 (14.39%) CSS
6 12 (9.09%) JSP
6 12 (9.09%) Servlets
6 12 (9.09%) EJB
7 11 (8.33%) XHTML
8 10 (7.58%) RESTful
8 10 (7.58%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.30%) jQuery
10 6 (4.55%) Web Services
10 6 (4.55%) .NET
11 4 (3.03%) Middleware
11 4 (3.03%) Ajax
11 4 (3.03%) Java EE
12 3 (2.27%) HTML5
12 3 (2.27%) iOS SDK
12 3 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.09%) User Experience
3 9 (6.82%) EPoS
4 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.03%) iPad
5 4 (3.03%) iPhone
5 4 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) AS400
7 2 (1.52%) Social Media
7 2 (1.52%) Blog
7 2 (1.52%) FMCG
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) UNIX
2 23 (17.42%) Windows
3 13 (9.85%) Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.27%) Android
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) E-Commerce
2 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.15%) Automated Testing
3 20 (15.15%) System Testing
4 19 (14.39%) MVC
5 17 (12.88%) Time Management
6 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.12%) Coaching
7 14 (10.61%) TDD
8 12 (9.09%) Project Management
9 11 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (8.33%) UML
9 11 (8.33%) ITIL
10 10 (7.58%) Mobile Commerce
10 10 (7.58%) Regression Testing
10 10 (7.58%) Migration
10 10 (7.58%) Document Management
10 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.58%) Test Scripting
11 8 (6.06%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.30%) Java
2 39 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.48%) SQL
4 6 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (2.27%) C++
5 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.27%) Apple Swift
5 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.52%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) CCNA
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 8 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.79%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.52%) SRDF
6 2 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.52%) vCloud
6 2 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.52%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (1.52%) SnapMirror
2 2 (1.52%) SnapVault
3 1 (0.76%) vMotion
3 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) IBM
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.85%) HP
3 12 (9.09%) Cisco
4 11 (8.33%) VMware
5 10 (7.58%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.06%) McAfee
6 8 (6.06%) Tripwire
6 8 (6.06%) Oracle
7 7 (5.30%) Adobe
8 4 (3.03%) Demandware
9 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.27%) Websense
9 3 (2.27%) Sun
9 3 (2.27%) EMC
9 3 (2.27%) Apple
10 2 (1.52%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.52%) NetApp
10 2 (1.52%) SAP
10 2 (1.52%) Cognos
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