The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Retail 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
Retail
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 48 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.83% 17.33% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 23
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Retail
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Bedford region.

Retail Salary Trend in Bedford

Retail
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Magento
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) EMV
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Systems Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Support
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA