Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 133 136 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.88% 13.20% 12.21%
As % of the General category 27.31% 23.05% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 106 108 121
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -14.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £22,400 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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

General Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 487 590 479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 43.48% 57.28% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 378 492 370
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,800 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,875 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Watford

Retail
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Retail in Watford

Retail
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Watford over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.82%) ITIL
2 37 (27.82%) E-Commerce
3 35 (26.32%) Games
4 34 (25.56%) .NET
5 28 (21.05%) Oracle
5 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 23 (17.29%) SQL
7 22 (16.54%) Linux
8 21 (15.79%) Windows
8 21 (15.79%) Coaching
9 20 (15.04%) C#
10 19 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 18 (13.53%) Firewall
12 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (12.78%) Finance
12 17 (12.78%) VMware
12 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (12.78%) DNS
12 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
12 17 (12.78%) LAN
12 17 (12.78%) VoIP
12 17 (12.78%) WAN
12 17 (12.78%) DHCP
12 17 (12.78%) Active Directory
12 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
12 17 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (12.03%) Skype
13 16 (12.03%) Remote Desktop

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.03%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.01%) WordPress
5 3 (2.26%) CMS
5 3 (2.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.01%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Office 365
1 16 (12.03%) PaaS
2 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) G Suite
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) Firewall
2 17 (12.78%) DHCP
2 17 (12.78%) DNS
2 17 (12.78%) LAN
2 17 (12.78%) VoIP
2 17 (12.78%) WAN
3 16 (12.03%) ISDN
3 16 (12.03%) MPLS
3 16 (12.03%) PBX
3 16 (12.03%) Remote Desktop
3 16 (12.03%) Skype
3 16 (12.03%) VLAN
3 16 (12.03%) VPN
4 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
2 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.26%) NUnit
2 7 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.01%) RSpec
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (26.32%) Games
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 16 (12.03%) Marketing
4 8 (6.02%) Banking
4 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Analyst
1 24 (18.05%) Developer
2 18 (13.53%) Delivery Manager
3 17 (12.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 15 (11.28%) Architect
5 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Support
5 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) Office 365 Engineer
6 14 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
6 14 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
6 14 (10.53%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Release Manager
7 11 (8.27%) Service Manager
8 10 (7.52%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.56%) .NET
2 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 7 (5.26%) JSON
3 7 (5.26%) REST
3 7 (5.26%) XML
4 5 (3.76%) IDoc
4 5 (3.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.01%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.01%) Haml
5 4 (3.01%) J2EE
5 4 (3.01%) RESTful
5 4 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (3.01%) Sass
6 2 (1.50%) Middleware
6 2 (1.50%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.50%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (11.28%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.26%) BBC
6 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) DataPower
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.54%) Linux
2 21 (15.79%) Windows
3 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) AIX
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.82%) E-Commerce
2 37 (27.82%) ITIL
3 21 (15.79%) Coaching
4 19 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 15 (11.28%) CRM
5 15 (11.28%) Scrum
6 13 (9.77%) Release Management
6 13 (9.77%) SDLC
6 13 (9.77%) TDD
7 11 (8.27%) BDD
7 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.27%) Workflow
8 8 (6.02%) Change Management
8 8 (6.02%) OO
8 8 (6.02%) Project Management
8 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.26%) ERP
9 7 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.29%) SQL
2 20 (15.04%) C#
3 14 (10.53%) Java
4 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.51%) ABAP
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) RPG
7 1 (0.75%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) ISEB
3 2 (1.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) CCNP
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.78%) Active Directory
1 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) Terminal Services
2 16 (12.03%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (12.03%) WSUS
2 4 (3.01%) Capistrano
2 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 28 (21.05%) Oracle
2 17 (12.78%) VMware
3 11 (8.27%) Retek
4 7 (5.26%) Virgin Media
5 6 (4.51%) SAP
6 4 (3.01%) hybris
7 3 (2.26%) Snow
7 3 (2.26%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
9 1 (0.75%) Cognos
9 1 (0.75%) Dell
9 1 (0.75%) Google
9 1 (0.75%) HP
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) OpenText
9 1 (0.75%) SonicWALL
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