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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 57 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 41 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.75% 4.60% 3.81%
As % of the General category 13.27% 15.09% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 31
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,750 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
309 285 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.27% 30.51% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 239 244 272
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +9 21 £62,500 +92.30% 4
Dunstable -6 7 £40,000 -
Bedford -7 1 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £25,000 -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (30.39%) SQL
3 30 (29.41%) Banking
4 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.53%) Finance
6 23 (22.55%) E-Commerce
7 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (20.59%) Oracle
8 21 (20.59%) Time Management
9 19 (18.63%) Software Architecture
10 18 (17.65%) J2EE
11 17 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 16 (15.69%) OOP
13 15 (14.71%) Scrum
13 15 (14.71%) .NET
13 15 (14.71%) C#
13 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
14 14 (13.73%) Marketing
14 14 (13.73%) VB
14 14 (13.73%) Project Management
15 13 (12.75%) C++
15 13 (12.75%) EJB
15 13 (12.75%) JSP
15 13 (12.75%) J2SE
15 13 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (11.76%) XML
16 12 (11.76%) PL/SQL
17 10 (9.80%) Change Management
18 9 (8.82%) HTML
18 9 (8.82%) MFC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Apache
1 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Project
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Summit
1 1 (0.98%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.98%) Retail-J
1 1 (0.98%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.98%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) DHCP
1 1 (0.98%) FTP
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Cognos Report Studio
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
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (29.41%) Banking
2 24 (23.53%) Finance
3 14 (13.73%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Analyst
2 32 (31.37%) Developer
3 22 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 20 (19.61%) Business Analyst
5 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Applications Support
9 10 (9.80%) Support Analyst
10 8 (7.84%) ScrumMaster
11 7 (6.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.90%) Senior Support Analyst
13 5 (4.90%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
13 5 (4.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
14 4 (3.92%) Banking Business Analyst
14 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
14 4 (3.92%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) J2EE
2 15 (14.71%) .NET
3 13 (12.75%) EJB
3 13 (12.75%) JSP
3 13 (12.75%) J2SE
4 12 (11.76%) XML
5 9 (8.82%) STL
5 9 (8.82%) HTML
5 9 (8.82%) MFC
6 8 (7.84%) Classic ASP
6 8 (7.84%) CSS
7 3 (2.94%) XSD
7 3 (2.94%) Middleware
7 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.94%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.96%) WPF
8 2 (1.96%) Spring
9 1 (0.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) EMV
3 3 (2.94%) EFT
3 3 (2.94%) FMCG
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Social Media
4 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.98%) EPoS
5 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Solaris
1 5 (4.90%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) E-Commerce
2 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.59%) Time Management
4 19 (18.63%) Software Architecture
5 17 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 16 (15.69%) OOP
7 15 (14.71%) Scrum
7 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.73%) Project Management
9 13 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.80%) Change Management
11 8 (7.84%) CRM
12 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.86%) Coaching
13 6 (5.88%) Supplier Management
13 6 (5.88%) Data Protection
14 5 (4.90%) Kanban
14 5 (4.90%) Programme Management
14 5 (4.90%) DSDM
14 5 (4.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) Java
2 31 (30.39%) SQL
3 15 (14.71%) C#
4 14 (13.73%) VB
5 13 (12.75%) C++
6 12 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.90%) VB6
8 3 (2.94%) C
8 3 (2.94%) XAML
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.98%) VBA
9 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) CISSP
2 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 6 (5.88%) SLA
3 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
1 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Talend
3 5 (4.90%) Cisco
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.96%) Retek
7 1 (0.98%) Cognos
7 1 (0.98%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.98%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Close to Hitchin Lecthworth Baldock Stevenage...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Negotiabale upon exp + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago