Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 25 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 405 343 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.12% 7.80% 7.69%
As % of the General category 25.31% 19.72% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 348 269 334
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,800 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,625 £77,750 £71,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,600 1,739 1,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 36.02% 39.56% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,401 1,582
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -2.06%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,770
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -7 80 £52,500 -8.70% 7
Hatfield -20 38 £57,500 +15.00% 6
St Albans +32 31 £50,000 +2.04% 5
Borehamwood - 28 £40,750 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 27 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Hertford +9 17 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -11 17 £45,000 -4.26% 9
Welwyn - 8 £33,750 - 1
Tring - 8 £62,500 - 1
Stevenage +6 7 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Rickmansworth -3 5 £52,500 -22.22%
Broxbourne - 5 £40,500 -
Letchworth +2 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Cheshunt - 1 £33,500 -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 104 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.51%) Java
3 73 (18.02%) .NET
4 69 (17.04%) E-Commerce
5 66 (16.30%) SQL
6 63 (15.56%) HTML
7 61 (15.06%) C#
8 59 (14.57%) CSS
9 55 (13.58%) Oracle
10 54 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 52 (12.84%) Web Services
11 52 (12.84%) DevOps
12 49 (12.10%) Linux
13 47 (11.60%) Finance
14 45 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 41 (10.12%) Analytics
16 40 (9.88%) VMware
16 40 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
17 39 (9.63%) Software Engineering
18 37 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (8.89%) Microsoft
19 36 (8.89%) Data Centre
20 33 (8.15%) XML
20 33 (8.15%) Windows
20 33 (8.15%) Test Automation
21 32 (7.90%) Marketing
21 32 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (7.65%) OO
22 31 (7.65%) EPoS
22 31 (7.65%) Project Management

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (7.16%) OpenStack
1 29 (7.16%) Tomcat
2 24 (5.93%) JBoss
3 15 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.70%) SAS
4 9 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.23%) Apache
7 5 (1.23%) Drupal
7 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.99%) CMS
8 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.74%) Confluence
10 2 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) IIS
11 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.72%) NetSuite
3 10 (2.47%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.74%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.74%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.74%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.49%) BASE24
5 2 (0.49%) Postilion
5 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.93%) SaaS
4 13 (3.21%) Office 365
5 11 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.98%) PaaS
7 7 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 7 (1.73%) IaaS
8 6 (1.48%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.49%) G Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.19%) DNS
2 17 (4.20%) DHCP
3 15 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.22%) VLAN
5 7 (1.73%) ATM
5 7 (1.73%) Firewall
5 7 (1.73%) VoIP
6 6 (1.48%) LAN
6 6 (1.48%) WAN
7 5 (1.23%) ISDN
7 5 (1.23%) MPLS
7 5 (1.23%) PBX
7 5 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.23%) Skype
7 5 (1.23%) VPN
8 4 (0.99%) HTTP
8 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.99%) Wireless
9 3 (0.74%) IPsec
9 3 (0.74%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 17 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.95%) MySQL
5 13 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.21%) Spotfire
6 12 (2.96%) Power BI
7 10 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.22%) Big Data
8 9 (2.22%) BigQuery
8 9 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.22%) HBase
8 9 (2.22%) QlikView
8 9 (2.22%) SAS EBI
8 9 (2.22%) Sqoop
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (4.69%) Selenium
2 18 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 18 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.70%) JIRA
4 14 (3.46%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.21%) Subversion
6 9 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.73%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.23%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.99%) JMeter
10 4 (0.99%) Maven
10 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.74%) Ant
11 3 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.74%) JUnit
11 3 (0.74%) NUnit
11 3 (0.74%) PROIV
11 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (11.60%) Finance
2 32 (7.90%) Marketing
3 22 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.95%) Games
5 14 (3.46%) Banking
6 13 (3.21%) Automotive
6 13 (3.21%) Publishing
7 10 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.23%) Advertising
9 5 (1.23%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.74%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (21.73%) Developer
2 59 (14.57%) Analyst
3 28 (6.91%) .NET Developer
4 25 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (5.93%) Software Analyst
6 23 (5.68%) Product Manager
7 22 (5.43%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.69%) Applications Specialist
10 19 (4.69%) Support Specialist
11 18 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (4.44%) Senior Manager
12 16 (3.95%) Applications Support
12 16 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
13 15 (3.70%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.70%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.46%) Development Analyst
14 14 (3.46%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (18.02%) .NET
2 63 (15.56%) HTML
3 59 (14.57%) CSS
4 52 (12.84%) Web Services
5 33 (8.15%) XML
6 28 (6.91%) JSON
7 24 (5.93%) REST
7 24 (5.93%) Spring
8 22 (5.43%) J2EE
9 20 (4.94%) XHTML
10 19 (4.69%) SOAP
11 18 (4.44%) Hibernate
11 18 (4.44%) XSLT
12 17 (4.20%) jQuery
13 15 (3.70%) Struts
14 14 (3.46%) JBoss Seam
15 13 (3.21%) AngularJS
16 12 (2.96%) HTML5
16 12 (2.96%) Node.js
17 10 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.65%) EPoS
4 22 (5.43%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.69%) User Experience
6 7 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.73%) Contactless
6 7 (1.73%) FMCG
6 7 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.49%) AS400
10 2 (0.49%) ASIC
10 2 (0.49%) BBC
10 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.49%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.10%) Linux
2 33 (8.15%) Windows
3 15 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.46%) Unix
5 6 (1.48%) Android
5 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (17.04%) E-Commerce
3 52 (12.84%) DevOps
4 41 (10.12%) Analytics
5 39 (9.63%) Software Engineering
6 37 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (8.15%) Test Automation
8 31 (7.65%) OO
8 31 (7.65%) Project Management
9 28 (6.91%) CRM
9 28 (6.91%) SDLC
10 24 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (5.93%) Logistics
10 24 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (4.94%) BDD
11 20 (4.94%) Migration
12 19 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.69%) MVC
13 18 (4.44%) Line Management
13 18 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.51%) Java
2 66 (16.30%) SQL
3 61 (15.06%) C#
4 45 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.17%) Python
6 18 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 11 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.47%) Scala
9 8 (1.98%) Korn
10 7 (1.73%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.23%) C
11 5 (1.23%) PHP
12 4 (0.99%) C++
13 2 (0.49%) Go
13 2 (0.49%) Perl
13 2 (0.49%) Rust
14 1 (0.25%) RPG
14 1 (0.25%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.25%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 23 (5.68%) Degree
2 7 (1.73%) CISSP
3 5 (1.23%) CISA
4 4 (0.99%) CISM
4 4 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (0.99%) CSSLP
4 4 (0.99%) GIAC
4 4 (0.99%) SANS
4 4 (0.99%) SSCP
5 3 (0.74%) CCNA
5 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.74%) CWNA
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) APMP
6 2 (0.49%) MCP
6 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.21%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.70%) Docker
3 11 (2.72%) Ceph
3 11 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.48%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.98%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.23%) Ansible
4 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.23%) Puppet
4 5 (1.23%) WSUS
5 4 (0.99%) SCCM
6 3 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (13.58%) Oracle
2 40 (9.88%) VMware
3 36 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.91%) Tableau
5 19 (4.69%) Google
6 13 (3.21%) SAP
7 11 (2.72%) JD Edwards
7 11 (2.72%) TIBCO
8 10 (2.47%) Adobe
8 10 (2.47%) Retek
9 8 (1.98%) Infor
10 7 (1.73%) HP
11 6 (1.48%) JDA
12 5 (1.23%) Sybase
13 3 (0.74%) Aruba
13 3 (0.74%) Cisco
13 3 (0.74%) hybris
13 3 (0.74%) Juniper
13 3 (0.74%) Sophos
13 3 (0.74%) Symantec