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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs citing Retail 66 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.87% 4.00% 6.38%
As % of the General category 21.43% 15.81% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 49
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,950 £62,500 £77,500
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
308 291 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.05% 25.28% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 257 253 264
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +21 38 £35,000 +12.00% 5
Bedford - 11 £48,750 - 1
Dunstable -22 4 £46,000 +22.66% 2
Leighton Buzzard +5 1 £31,000 +24.00%
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 35 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (27.64%) ITIL
4 33 (26.83%) E-Commerce
5 27 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (21.14%) PRINCE2
7 23 (18.70%) .NET
7 23 (18.70%) Back Office
8 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
9 21 (17.07%) Windows
9 21 (17.07%) FMCG
10 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET
10 19 (15.45%) C#
10 19 (15.45%) HTML
11 18 (14.63%) MVC
12 17 (13.82%) Scrum
12 17 (13.82%) SDLC
13 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
14 15 (12.20%) Project Management
15 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
16 13 (10.57%) IIS
17 12 (9.76%) SOA
18 11 (8.94%) CRM
18 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
18 11 (8.94%) SaaS
18 11 (8.94%) TDD
18 11 (8.94%) Supplier Management
18 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (10.57%) IIS
2 2 (1.63%) JBoss
2 2 (1.63%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Project
2 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) SaaS
2 5 (4.07%) PaaS
3 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) WebEx
2 2 (1.63%) LAN
2 2 (1.63%) WAN
2 2 (1.63%) VPN
2 2 (1.63%) MPLS
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) OLAP
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) NUnit
1 8 (6.50%) MSTest
1 8 (6.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (6.50%) Moq
2 3 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 23 (18.70%) Back Office
3 8 (6.50%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.07%) French Language
4 5 (4.07%) German Language
4 5 (4.07%) Hindi Language
4 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) Developer
2 18 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 16 (13.01%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Analyst
5 12 (9.76%) Architect
6 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Server Support
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Head of Project Delivery
9 4 (3.25%) Technical Services Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) .NET
2 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET
2 19 (15.45%) HTML
3 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (8.13%) WCF
5 9 (7.32%) jQuery
5 9 (7.32%) HTML5
5 9 (7.32%) CSS
6 8 (6.50%) WinForms
6 8 (6.50%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (6.50%) Ninject
6 8 (6.50%) Spring.NET
6 8 (6.50%) WPF
6 8 (6.50%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (6.50%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (5.69%) CSS3
8 6 (4.88%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) FMCG
2 8 (6.50%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (6.50%) Tandem
3 6 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.07%) EPoS
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.64%) ITIL
3 33 (26.83%) E-Commerce
4 27 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (21.14%) PRINCE2
6 18 (14.63%) MVC
7 17 (13.82%) Scrum
7 17 (13.82%) SDLC
8 15 (12.20%) Project Management
9 12 (9.76%) SOA
10 11 (8.94%) CRM
10 11 (8.94%) TDD
10 11 (8.94%) Supplier Management
11 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.13%) ERP
12 9 (7.32%) Kanban
13 8 (6.50%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (6.50%) MVVM
13 8 (6.50%) Web Application Development
14 7 (5.69%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) C#
2 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.69%) SQL
4 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.07%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.07%) Degree
5 4 (3.25%) PMP
5 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.63%) CISM
6 2 (1.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) CCA
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.81%) GCIA
7 1 (0.81%) GSEC
7 1 (0.81%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
1 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) COSO
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Akamai
3 3 (2.44%) Tableau
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe
4 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.81%) OpenText
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) Endeca
5 1 (0.81%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) Citrix
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago