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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 0 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 7.89%
As % of the General category - - 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 22
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
41 58 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.04% 15.06% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 45
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Graphic Design
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing Management
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Tableau
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Web Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Graphic Design
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau