Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 14 7
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 71 121 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.14% 11.09% 13.87%
As % of the General category 21.65% 20.90% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 67 91 133
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% +1.05%

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 328 579 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 32.96% 53.07% 53.18%
Number of salaries quoted 291 481 505
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) C#
3 20 (28.17%) Project Management
4 17 (23.94%) Finance
5 16 (22.54%) Web Services
5 16 (22.54%) REST
6 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
6 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
7 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
8 13 (18.31%) SOAP
8 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
8 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (18.31%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (18.31%) Degree
8 13 (18.31%) Line Management
9 12 (16.90%) MVC
10 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.49%) SDLC
11 10 (14.08%) Apple iOS
11 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (12.68%) OOP
12 9 (12.68%) OO
12 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
12 9 (12.68%) Analytics
13 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
13 8 (11.27%) Android
13 8 (11.27%) CSS
13 8 (11.27%) HTML
13 8 (11.27%) Java

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 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.41%) InDesign
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.82%) BASE24
2 2 (2.82%) Postilion
2 2 (2.82%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) G Suite
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) IPsec
1 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (4.23%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.82%) MS Access
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.27%) Subversion
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.23%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Programme Manager
4 9 (12.68%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Product Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Retail Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 16 (22.54%) REST
2 16 (22.54%) Web Services
3 13 (18.31%) SOAP
4 8 (11.27%) CSS
4 8 (11.27%) HTML
5 5 (7.04%) jQuery
6 4 (5.63%) HTML5
6 4 (5.63%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) CSS3
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.82%) EDI
8 2 (2.82%) WCF
8 2 (2.82%) WPF
9 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.41%) LINQ
9 1 (1.41%) WF
9 1 (1.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) AS400
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.27%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Project Management
3 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
3 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
4 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.31%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (18.31%) Line Management
6 12 (16.90%) MVC
7 11 (15.49%) SDLC
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.68%) Analytics
9 9 (12.68%) OO
9 9 (12.68%) OOP
10 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (9.86%) Change Management
12 6 (8.45%) SOLID
12 6 (8.45%) Supplier Management
12 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.45%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C#
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) SQL
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) RPG
6 1 (1.41%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.41%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) CCNA
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.23%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Google
2 7 (9.86%) SAP
3 6 (8.45%) HP
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) Aruba
5 3 (4.23%) Brocade
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (4.23%) Juniper
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (2.82%) Monetate
6 2 (2.82%) Qubit
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) Facebook
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Maxymiser
7 1 (1.41%) Omniture
7 1 (1.41%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.41%) Xamarin