Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 103 137 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.70% 12.94% 12.82%
As % of the General category 32.09% 29.53% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 94
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 321 464 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.48% 43.81% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 288 353 461
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £76,625 £77,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) Project Management
3 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
5 16 (15.53%) CSS
5 16 (15.53%) Windows
5 16 (15.53%) SEO
6 15 (14.56%) SQL
6 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
7 14 (13.59%) QA
7 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
7 14 (13.59%) User Stories
7 14 (13.59%) ES6
8 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (12.62%) Sass
8 13 (12.62%) TDD
8 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
8 13 (12.62%) PRINCE2
8 13 (12.62%) Java
9 12 (11.65%) Finance
9 12 (11.65%) BDD
9 12 (11.65%) SDLC
10 11 (10.68%) User Experience
10 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (10.68%) Windows Server
11 10 (9.71%) .NET
11 10 (9.71%) Cisco
11 10 (9.71%) CCNP
11 10 (9.71%) CCNA

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 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.94%) JBoss
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
1 3 (2.91%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Firewall
1 6 (5.83%) VLAN
1 6 (5.83%) WAN
1 6 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (5.83%) Wireless
2 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.88%) Network Security
3 4 (3.88%) SAN
3 4 (3.88%) VoIP
4 3 (2.91%) DHCP
4 3 (2.91%) DNS
5 2 (1.94%) BGP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.94%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) PowerPivot
2 4 (3.88%) QlikView
3 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.91%) DB2
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.88%) PostCSS
2 4 (3.88%) Toad
2 4 (3.88%) webpack
3 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) Developer
3 19 (18.45%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) UI Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Designer
7 6 (5.83%) IT Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) IT Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Retail Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) QA Leader
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) CSS
2 13 (12.62%) Sass
3 10 (9.71%) .NET
4 7 (6.80%) HTML
5 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.88%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (3.88%) LESS
5 4 (3.88%) Middleware
6 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.91%) Flash
7 2 (1.94%) HTML5
7 2 (1.94%) Java EE
8 1 (0.97%) CSS3
8 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) User Experience
3 9 (8.74%) EPoS
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.88%) DataPower
5 4 (3.88%) iSeries
5 4 (3.88%) Replication
6 3 (2.91%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.94%) Fintech
7 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.94%) PMI
8 1 (0.97%) FMCG
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) AIX
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) Project Management
3 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
4 16 (15.53%) SEO
5 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
6 14 (13.59%) User Stories
6 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
7 13 (12.62%) PRINCE2
7 13 (12.62%) TDD
8 12 (11.65%) BDD
8 12 (11.65%) SDLC
9 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.74%) Wireframes
12 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.77%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 14 (13.59%) ES6
4 13 (12.62%) Java
5 6 (5.83%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) ANSI SQL
7 3 (2.91%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) CCNA
1 10 (9.71%) CCNP
1 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.77%) Degree
3 6 (5.83%) CCENT
4 4 (3.88%) CCDA
4 4 (3.88%) CCDP
5 2 (1.94%) MCSA
5 2 (1.94%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) ISEB
6 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Cisco
2 8 (7.77%) IBM
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle
5 4 (3.88%) Cognos
5 4 (3.88%) EMC
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Apple
6 3 (2.91%) HP
6 3 (2.91%) Meraki
6 3 (2.91%) Nokia
6 3 (2.91%) Samsung
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) hybris
7 2 (1.94%) Sybase
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe
8 1 (0.97%) ATG
8 1 (0.97%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.97%) Monetate
8 1 (0.97%) Toshiba