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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 42 68 26
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Permanent jobs citing Retail 45 25 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.84% 2.51% 7.56%
As % of the General category 17.65% 9.73% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,725 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £54,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
255 257 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.42% 25.80% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 219 215 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.01% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +22 24 £37,500 +10.29%
Bedford +10 7 £22,000 -49.71%
Dunstable -13 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (29.76%) Java
1 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) SQL
4 18 (21.43%) Finance
4 18 (21.43%) Scrum
5 15 (17.86%) Degree
5 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 14 (16.67%) Oracle
7 13 (15.48%) J2EE
8 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.10%) Project Management
8 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (13.10%) Marketing
8 11 (13.10%) FMCG
9 10 (11.90%) Banking
9 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.71%) ITIL
10 9 (10.71%) SLA
10 9 (10.71%) Coaching
11 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
11 8 (9.52%) Solaris
11 8 (9.52%) Linux
11 8 (9.52%) Apache
11 8 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (8.33%) Change Management
12 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Time Management
12 7 (8.33%) Software Architecture

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (9.52%) Apache
2 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) SPSS
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Summit
1 2 (2.38%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (2.38%) Temenos T24
1 2 (2.38%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) DHCP
1 1 (1.19%) FTP
1 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Marketing
3 10 (11.90%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Back Office
5 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Analyst
2 18 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Applications Support
4 10 (11.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Head of Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (4.76%) Web Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) J2EE
2 6 (7.14%) .NET
3 5 (5.95%) EJB
3 5 (5.95%) JSP
3 5 (5.95%) J2SE
4 3 (3.57%) Middleware
4 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.38%) Java EE
5 2 (2.38%) WPF
5 2 (2.38%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.38%) Spring
6 1 (1.19%) STL
6 1 (1.19%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) HTML
6 1 (1.19%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) FMCG
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.57%) EPoS
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.38%) Statistics
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Solaris
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.43%) Scrum
4 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (13.10%) Project Management
6 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.71%) Coaching
7 9 (10.71%) ITIL
8 8 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 7 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (8.33%) Time Management
10 5 (5.95%) OOP
10 5 (5.95%) B2B
10 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.76%) Information Security
11 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (5.95%) C++
6 3 (3.57%) VB
6 3 (3.57%) C
7 2 (2.38%) XAML
7 2 (2.38%) VB6
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.57%) CISM
3 3 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) hybris
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.57%) Tableau
5 2 (2.38%) Retek
5 2 (2.38%) Avaloq
5 2 (2.38%) Fiserv
6 1 (1.19%) Avaya
6 1 (1.19%) Cognos