The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8 23 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.02% 22.33% 28.11%
As % of the General category 22.22% 50.00% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 61
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

General Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 46 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 31.58% 44.66% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 111
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -27.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Retail Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
4 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) SMS
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
7 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) C#

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (8.00%) TeamSite
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Node.js
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
1 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Moq
3 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (36.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (24.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technology Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
3 1 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.00%) Animation
3 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (8.00%) Teradata
3 2 (8.00%) Omniture
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Unica
3 2 (8.00%) Facebook
3 2 (8.00%) ExactTarget
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy