Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 19 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 83 111 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.70% 10.82% 10.85%
As % of the General category 28.62% 27.34% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 80 85 74
Watford median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 Watford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 290 406 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 30.40% 39.57% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 251 299 422
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -12.04% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,650 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,250 £79,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.30%) Windows
3 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.48%) TDD
5 16 (19.28%) CSS
5 16 (19.28%) Project Management
6 15 (18.07%) SEO
7 14 (16.87%) Finance
8 13 (15.66%) Java
8 13 (15.66%) ES6
9 12 (14.46%) User Experience
9 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.46%) Sass
9 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (14.46%) IBM
9 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
10 11 (13.25%) Business Analysis
10 11 (13.25%) CCNP
10 11 (13.25%) CCNA
10 11 (13.25%) Cisco
10 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
10 11 (13.25%) BDD
10 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.05%) User Stories
11 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
11 10 (12.05%) Microsoft

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 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.23%) JBoss
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Firewall
1 9 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (8.43%) Network Security
2 7 (8.43%) SAN
2 7 (8.43%) VoIP
3 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.82%) VLAN
4 4 (4.82%) WAN
4 4 (4.82%) Wireless
5 3 (3.61%) DHCP
5 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) BGP
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.41%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) PostCSS
2 3 (3.61%) webpack
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Analyst
2 16 (19.28%) Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Business Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Architect
5 11 (13.25%) UI Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Designer
8 7 (8.43%) Network Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Retail Business Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) IT Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) IT Business Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) CSS
2 12 (14.46%) Sass
3 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
4 7 (8.43%) HTML
5 6 (7.23%) Java EE
6 5 (6.02%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (6.02%) Middleware
7 4 (4.82%) .NET
8 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.61%) Flash
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
8 3 (3.61%) LESS
9 1 (1.20%) CSS3
9 1 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (14.46%) User Experience
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) iSeries
2 7 (8.43%) Replication
3 6 (7.23%) Fintech
4 5 (6.02%) DataPower
4 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.61%) EPoS
6 3 (3.61%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.41%) PMI
8 1 (1.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) TDD
3 16 (19.28%) Project Management
4 15 (18.07%) SEO
5 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
6 11 (13.25%) BDD
6 11 (13.25%) Business Analysis
6 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.05%) Migration
7 10 (12.05%) OO
7 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (12.05%) User Stories
8 9 (10.84%) Wireframes
9 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.64%) OOD
9 8 (9.64%) Performance Improvement
9 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (9.64%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.66%) ES6
2 13 (15.66%) Java
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 8 (9.64%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.02%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) CCNA
1 11 (13.25%) CCNP
1 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.43%) CCDA
2 7 (8.43%) CCDP
3 4 (4.82%) CCENT
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) IBM
2 11 (13.25%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) EMC
4 7 (8.43%) VMware
5 6 (7.23%) Sybase
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle
7 3 (3.61%) Apple
7 3 (3.61%) ATG
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) hybris
7 3 (3.61%) Meraki
7 3 (3.61%) Nokia
7 3 (3.61%) Samsung
7 3 (3.61%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) Toshiba