Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 94 121 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.02% 11.42% 14.86%
As % of the General category 27.09% 23.87% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 99 129
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% +21.62%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,125 £67,500 £68,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 347 507 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.99% 47.83% 60.09%
Number of salaries quoted 311 428 556
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Waterfall
3 25 (26.60%) Project Management
4 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
5 22 (23.40%) .NET
5 22 (23.40%) SDLC
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
7 17 (18.09%) Degree
8 16 (17.02%) SQL
9 14 (14.89%) Finance
10 13 (13.83%) QA
10 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
11 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
12 11 (11.70%) Line Management
12 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (11.70%) Test Strategy
13 10 (10.64%) Apple iOS
13 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.64%) C#
13 10 (10.64%) Java
13 10 (10.64%) OO
14 9 (9.57%) OOP
14 9 (9.57%) MVC
14 9 (9.57%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (8.51%) Subversion
15 8 (8.51%) SOAP
15 8 (8.51%) Web Services
15 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (8.51%) Mobile Commerce

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 2 (2.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.13%) BASE24
2 2 (2.13%) Postilion
2 2 (2.13%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.06%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.06%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Wireless
2 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.19%) IPsec
3 3 (3.19%) VLAN
3 3 (3.19%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) Network Security
4 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 2 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
1 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.26%) PowerPivot
4 4 (4.26%) QlikView
5 3 (3.19%) DB2
6 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.51%) Subversion
3 6 (6.38%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Toad
5 3 (3.19%) PostCSS
5 3 (3.19%) webpack
6 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Business Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Developer
4 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Programme Manager
5 8 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Product Manager
6 7 (7.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (5.32%) QA Leader
8 5 (5.32%) Retail Business Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (4.26%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.40%) .NET
2 8 (8.51%) REST
2 8 (8.51%) SOAP
2 8 (8.51%) Web Services
3 7 (7.45%) CSS
3 7 (7.45%) HTML
4 3 (3.19%) LESS
4 3 (3.19%) Sass
5 2 (2.13%) EDI
5 2 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.06%) LINQ
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) WCF
6 1 (1.06%) WF
6 1 (1.06%) WinForms
6 1 (1.06%) WPF
6 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) EPoS
2 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.13%) iSeries
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Replication
3 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.06%) PMI
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.51%) Android
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 5 (5.32%) Linux
5 3 (3.19%) AIX
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Waterfall
3 25 (26.60%) Project Management
4 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
5 22 (23.40%) SDLC
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
8 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (11.70%) Line Management
9 11 (11.70%) Test Strategy
10 10 (10.64%) OO
11 9 (9.57%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (9.57%) MVC
11 9 (9.57%) OOP
12 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (8.51%) Mobile Commerce
12 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (6.38%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) C#
2 10 (10.64%) Java
3 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) ES6
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) CCNA
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.32%) CCNP
4 3 (3.19%) CCENT
4 3 (3.19%) CWNA
5 2 (2.13%) CCDA
5 2 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Cisco
2 6 (6.38%) SAP
3 4 (4.26%) Cognos
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Aruba
4 3 (3.19%) Brocade
4 3 (3.19%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (3.19%) Juniper
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) Monetate
4 3 (3.19%) Qubit
4 3 (3.19%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (2.13%) EMC
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) Maxymiser
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) hybris
6 1 (1.06%) Omniture