The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 58 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.36% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the General category 4.00% 4.65% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.99% 15.19% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 32
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £81,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
Bedfordshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) 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 30 July 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%) 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