Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 89 109 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.52% 10.79% 14.33%
As % of the General category 25.57% 20.22% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 137
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +14.58% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £74,625 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -4.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 348 539 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 37.22% 53.37% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 267 448 454
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +14.58% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,050 £27,850 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% -

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 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Games
3 25 (28.09%) C#
3 25 (28.09%) .NET
4 24 (26.97%) E-Commerce
5 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
6 22 (24.72%) Web Services
7 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (23.60%) REST
8 18 (20.22%) Office 365
9 17 (19.10%) Project Management
9 17 (19.10%) Linux
10 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
11 14 (15.73%) XML
11 14 (15.73%) ITIL
12 13 (14.61%) Windows
12 13 (14.61%) CSS
12 13 (14.61%) HTML
12 13 (14.61%) Java
12 13 (14.61%) Change Management
12 13 (14.61%) Firewall
12 13 (14.61%) Business Analysis
13 12 (13.48%) Degree
13 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (13.48%) BDD
13 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
13 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
13 12 (13.48%) Windows Server

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 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
1 10 (11.24%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.12%) InDesign
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.37%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Office 365
2 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.24%) PaaS
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.62%) Google Analytics
6 3 (3.37%) G Suite
6 3 (3.37%) SaaS
7 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) DHCP
2 11 (12.36%) DNS
2 11 (12.36%) VoIP
3 10 (11.24%) ISDN
3 10 (11.24%) LAN
3 10 (11.24%) MPLS
3 10 (11.24%) PBX
3 10 (11.24%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (11.24%) Skype
3 10 (11.24%) VLAN
3 10 (11.24%) VPN
3 10 (11.24%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) IPsec
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.99%) NUnit
2 8 (8.99%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.49%) RSpec
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
1 28 (31.46%) Games
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
2 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (11.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.74%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce Manager
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (5.62%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) .NET
2 22 (24.72%) Web Services
3 21 (23.60%) REST
4 14 (15.73%) XML
5 13 (14.61%) CSS
5 13 (14.61%) HTML
6 11 (12.36%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) SOAP
7 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.99%) JSON
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
9 6 (6.74%) CSS3
9 6 (6.74%) HTML5
10 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.49%) Haml
11 4 (4.49%) RESTful
11 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.49%) Sass
12 3 (3.37%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.87%) BBC
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.37%) AS400
6 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) E-Commerce
3 17 (19.10%) Project Management
4 14 (15.73%) ITIL
5 13 (14.61%) Business Analysis
5 13 (14.61%) Change Management
6 12 (13.48%) BDD
6 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.48%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Coaching
7 10 (11.24%) Scrum
7 10 (11.24%) SEO
7 10 (11.24%) TDD
8 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.99%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (8.99%) OO
9 8 (8.99%) SOLID
9 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.87%) API Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) C#
2 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) Java
4 8 (8.99%) SQL
5 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.37%) ABAP
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 3 (3.37%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) RPG
8 2 (2.25%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) RPG/400
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
1 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) Terminal Services
3 10 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) WSUS
2 6 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.49%) Capistrano
3 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) Google
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) HP
4 7 (7.87%) Virgin Media
5 6 (6.74%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (1.12%) Aruba
8 1 (1.12%) Brocade
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco
8 1 (1.12%) Facebook
8 1 (1.12%) IBM
8 1 (1.12%) Juniper
8 1 (1.12%) Nokia
8 1 (1.12%) Omniture
8 1 (1.12%) Samsung
8 1 (1.12%) Sybase