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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 64 119 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.03% 20.45% 23.23%
As % of the General category 27.35% 37.07% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 42
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
234 321 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.98% 55.15% 62.04%
Number of salaries quoted 178 239 166
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 21 April 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 85 (48.57%) E-Commerce
2 67 (38.29%) Java
3 64 (36.57%) Finance
4 60 (34.29%) J2EE
5 57 (32.57%) SQL
5 57 (32.57%) IBM
6 52 (29.71%) UNIX
7 45 (25.71%) WebSphere
8 44 (25.14%) HTML
9 43 (24.57%) DB2
10 41 (23.43%) JavaScript
11 40 (22.86%) Degree
12 37 (21.14%) Banking
12 37 (21.14%) Oracle
13 34 (19.43%) Linux
14 32 (18.29%) MQSeries
14 32 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (16.57%) HTTP
16 29 (16.57%) XML
17 28 (16.00%) Windows
17 28 (16.00%) Waterfall
18 26 (14.86%) Finacle
19 25 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
19 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 24 (13.71%) ITIL
20 24 (13.71%) CSS
21 23 (13.14%) Middleware
21 23 (13.14%) Problem Management
22 22 (12.57%) Temenos T24

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 32 (18.29%) MQSeries
3 25 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (10.86%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (7.43%) IIS
6 10 (5.71%) Apache Solr
7 8 (4.57%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.57%) Drupal
10 1 (0.57%) Apache
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Office
2 4 (2.29%) MS Project
2 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (14.86%) Finacle
2 22 (12.57%) Temenos T24
3 16 (9.14%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (2.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.57%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) HTTP
2 20 (11.43%) Internet
3 13 (7.43%) FTP
4 8 (4.57%) SAN
5 5 (2.86%) NAS
6 4 (2.29%) VLAN
6 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.29%) VPN
7 3 (1.71%) DNS
8 2 (1.14%) RIP
8 2 (1.14%) ADSL
8 2 (1.14%) LAN
8 2 (1.14%) DHCP
8 2 (1.14%) 3G
8 2 (1.14%) MPLS
8 2 (1.14%) OSPF
8 2 (1.14%) BGP
8 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.14%) VRRP
8 2 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.57%) DB2
2 16 (9.14%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (4.57%) QlikView
3 8 (4.57%) MySQL
4 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (7.43%) LoadRunner
3 10 (5.71%) Subversion
4 7 (4.00%) JUnit
5 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.43%) Maven
5 6 (3.43%) Ant
5 6 (3.43%) Log4j
6 4 (2.29%) Selenium
6 4 (2.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.29%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.57%) TestNG
7 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.57%) JBehave
7 1 (0.57%) JIRA
7 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 64 (36.57%) Finance
2 37 (21.14%) Banking
3 16 (9.14%) Retail Banking
4 14 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.86%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (44.00%) Analyst
2 45 (25.71%) Business Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Banking Business Analyst
4 16 (9.14%) Tester
4 16 (9.14%) Architect
5 14 (8.00%) Consultant
6 13 (7.43%) Systems Analyst
6 13 (7.43%) Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) Operations Support Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) Operations Analyst
8 11 (6.29%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (5.71%) Support Manager
10 9 (5.14%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (3.43%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.43%) User Experience Researcher
12 5 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 4 (2.29%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (34.29%) J2EE
2 44 (25.14%) HTML
3 29 (16.57%) XML
4 24 (13.71%) CSS
5 23 (13.14%) Middleware
6 18 (10.29%) Servlets
7 17 (9.71%) Flash
8 13 (7.43%) JDBC
9 12 (6.86%) JSP
9 12 (6.86%) EJB
9 12 (6.86%) jQuery
10 11 (6.29%) Ajax
11 8 (4.57%) REST
11 8 (4.57%) SOAP
11 8 (4.57%) XHTML
12 6 (3.43%) JMS
12 6 (3.43%) XSLT
12 6 (3.43%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.43%) Spring
12 6 (3.43%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.00%) EPoS
3 11 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.00%) User Experience
5 6 (3.43%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.29%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.71%) PMI
7 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.14%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) Blog
8 2 (1.14%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.14%) FMCG
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.71%) UNIX
2 34 (19.43%) Linux
3 28 (16.00%) Windows
4 20 (11.43%) Solaris
5 13 (7.43%) AIX
6 6 (3.43%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) SUSE
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (48.57%) E-Commerce
2 31 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 24 (13.71%) ITIL
5 23 (13.14%) Problem Management
6 22 (12.57%) MVC
7 21 (12.00%) System Testing
7 21 (12.00%) Time Management
8 20 (11.43%) Use Case
8 20 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
8 20 (11.43%) UML
9 18 (10.29%) Change Management
10 16 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.14%) Automated Testing
11 15 (8.57%) Project Planning
12 14 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (7.43%) Regression Testing
14 12 (6.86%) Project Management
15 10 (5.71%) Product Management
16 9 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.29%) Java
2 57 (32.57%) SQL
3 41 (23.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.00%) Perl
5 13 (7.43%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.43%) XPath
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (22.86%) Degree
2 16 (9.14%) ISEB
3 15 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.43%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.14%) CCIE
6 2 (1.14%) CCNA
7 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) NFS
1 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.14%) SRDF
1 2 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) vCloud
2 1 (0.57%) XenApp
2 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Samba
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Cacti
1 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (32.57%) IBM
2 37 (21.14%) Oracle
3 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.71%) Sun
4 17 (9.71%) HP
5 11 (6.29%) Cognos
6 6 (3.43%) Cisco
6 6 (3.43%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.86%) Demandware
8 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.29%) VMware
8 4 (2.29%) SAP
8 4 (2.29%) EMC
9 2 (1.14%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.14%) Brocade
9 2 (1.14%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.14%) Crossbeam
9 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.14%) Juniper
9 2 (1.14%) Hitachi
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