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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 44 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.48% 1.77% 1.12%
As % of the General category 6.35% 16.67% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £27,500 £21,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
63 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.33% 10.64% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 27
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £83,000 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) FMCG
1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
1 5 (83.33%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident & Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL