The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 46 37 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing Retail 49 63 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.17% 6.26% 2.62%
As % of the General category 15.91% 19.50% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,800 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
308 323 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.24% 32.11% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 264 265 208
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Retail Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Retail
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -10 17 £32,500 -26.13% 5
Dunstable +5 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £25,000 - 1
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 44 (43.14%) Java
2 29 (28.43%) Banking
3 28 (27.45%) SQL
3 28 (27.45%) E-Commerce
4 25 (24.51%) Time Management
5 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 19 (18.63%) Software Architecture
7 17 (16.67%) Scrum
7 17 (16.67%) J2EE
7 17 (16.67%) OOP
7 17 (16.67%) Oracle
8 14 (13.73%) JSP
8 14 (13.73%) VB
8 14 (13.73%) Project Management
9 13 (12.75%) Finance
9 13 (12.75%) J2SE
9 13 (12.75%) .NET
9 13 (12.75%) C#
9 13 (12.75%) EJB
9 13 (12.75%) Waterfall
10 12 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (11.76%) QA
11 11 (10.78%) Change Management
11 11 (10.78%) XML
12 10 (9.80%) Marketing
12 10 (9.80%) C++
12 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
12 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (8.82%) HTML
13 9 (8.82%) MFC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Project
1 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Retail-J
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) LAN
1 1 (0.98%) VoIP
1 1 (0.98%) WAN
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) VPN
1 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.98%) SQLite
3 1 (0.98%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.94%) Gradle
4 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 3 (2.94%) Maven
4 3 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 29 (28.43%) Banking
2 13 (12.75%) Finance
3 10 (9.80%) Marketing
4 5 (4.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Developer
2 35 (34.31%) Analyst
3 24 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 23 (22.55%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (9.80%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (8.82%) Applications Support
10 8 (7.84%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Systems Support
12 5 (4.90%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Systems Support Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Business Support Analyst
13 4 (3.92%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) J2EE
2 14 (13.73%) JSP
3 13 (12.75%) J2SE
3 13 (12.75%) .NET
3 13 (12.75%) EJB
4 11 (10.78%) XML
5 9 (8.82%) STL
5 9 (8.82%) CSS
5 9 (8.82%) HTML
5 9 (8.82%) MFC
6 8 (7.84%) Classic ASP
7 4 (3.92%) Silverlight
8 3 (2.94%) XSD
9 2 (1.96%) Spring
9 2 (1.96%) WPF
10 1 (0.98%) JSTL
10 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) EMV
2 6 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.92%) EFT
5 3 (2.94%) EPoS
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Social Media
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.98%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Solaris
1 4 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (1.96%) UNIX
2 2 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) E-Commerce
2 25 (24.51%) Time Management
3 19 (18.63%) Software Architecture
4 17 (16.67%) OOP
4 17 (16.67%) Scrum
5 14 (13.73%) Project Management
6 13 (12.75%) Waterfall
7 12 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (10.78%) Change Management
9 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.82%) CRM
11 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.86%) Kanban
13 5 (4.90%) Data Protection
13 5 (4.90%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (4.90%) DSDM
13 5 (4.90%) ERP
13 5 (4.90%) Programme Management
13 5 (4.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) Java
2 28 (27.45%) SQL
3 14 (13.73%) VB
4 13 (12.75%) C#
5 10 (9.80%) C++
5 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.88%) VB6
7 4 (3.92%) XAML
8 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISM
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Talend
3 2 (1.96%) hybris
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Cognos
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.98%) Juniper
4 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.98%) Northgate
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago