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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 36 42 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +39
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.54% 0.73% 1.29%
As % of the General category 1.92% 4.26% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £72,500 £43,750 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.71% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,150 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.55% +2.27%
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
52 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.96% 17.15% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 50
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) EPoS
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Tandem

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Database Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Excel Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (16.67%) Ninject
2 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) VeriFone