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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 60 33 79
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +46
Permanent jobs citing Retail 39 57 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.36% 5.98% 2.16%
As % of the General category 12.91% 18.04% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 16
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £77,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
302 316 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.06% 33.16% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 244 269 250
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 16 £62,500 +42.04% 3
Dunstable -4 8 £38,750 -3.12%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £25,000 -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (42.72%) Java
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
2 31 (30.10%) SQL
3 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
4 26 (25.24%) E-Commerce
5 24 (23.30%) Time Management
6 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (18.45%) Software Architecture
8 18 (17.48%) Finance
8 18 (17.48%) Oracle
8 18 (17.48%) J2EE
9 16 (15.53%) OOP
9 16 (15.53%) Scrum
9 16 (15.53%) Waterfall
10 14 (13.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (13.59%) .NET
10 14 (13.59%) C#
11 13 (12.62%) VB
11 13 (12.62%) EJB
11 13 (12.62%) JSP
11 13 (12.62%) J2SE
11 13 (12.62%) Project Management
11 13 (12.62%) Change Management
12 11 (10.68%) XML
12 11 (10.68%) C++
12 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
13 10 (9.71%) QA
13 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.74%) HTML
14 9 (8.74%) MFC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.85%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.85%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.97%) MS Project
1 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
1 1 (0.97%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) LAN
1 1 (0.97%) VoIP
1 1 (0.97%) WAN
1 1 (0.97%) DHCP
1 1 (0.97%) FTP
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) VPN
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
1 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (5.83%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.91%) Ant
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) Gradle
4 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.91%) Maven
General
1 31 (30.10%) Banking
2 18 (17.48%) Finance
3 9 (8.74%) Marketing
4 5 (4.85%) Legal
5 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Analyst
2 35 (33.98%) Developer
3 25 (24.27%) Business Analyst
4 24 (23.30%) Java Developer
5 16 (15.53%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.62%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (11.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Support Analyst
8 11 (10.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (9.71%) Applications Support
10 8 (7.77%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (5.83%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (5.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.85%) Senior Support Analyst
12 5 (4.85%) Systems Support Analyst
12 5 (4.85%) Business Support Analyst
12 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Systems Support
12 5 (4.85%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) J2EE
2 14 (13.59%) .NET
3 13 (12.62%) EJB
3 13 (12.62%) JSP
3 13 (12.62%) J2SE
4 11 (10.68%) XML
5 9 (8.74%) HTML
5 9 (8.74%) MFC
5 9 (8.74%) STL
5 9 (8.74%) CSS
6 8 (7.77%) Classic ASP
7 3 (2.91%) XSD
7 3 (2.91%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.94%) WPF
8 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.94%) Middleware
8 2 (1.94%) Spring
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) EMV
3 6 (5.83%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) EFT
6 2 (1.94%) Statistics
6 2 (1.94%) Social Media
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.97%) EPoS
7 1 (0.97%) FMCG
7 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Solaris
1 5 (4.85%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) E-Commerce
2 24 (23.30%) Time Management
3 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.45%) Software Architecture
5 16 (15.53%) OOP
5 16 (15.53%) Scrum
5 16 (15.53%) Waterfall
6 14 (13.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (12.62%) Project Management
7 13 (12.62%) Change Management
8 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.77%) CRM
10 7 (6.80%) Coaching
11 6 (5.83%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.85%) ERP
12 5 (4.85%) DSDM
12 5 (4.85%) ITIL
12 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 31 (30.10%) SQL
3 14 (13.59%) C#
4 13 (12.62%) VB
5 11 (10.68%) C++
5 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.85%) VB6
7 3 (2.91%) XAML
8 2 (1.94%) C
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) CISSP
2 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.91%) CISM
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) SLA
3 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) Talend
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) Juniper
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco
5 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago