The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 12 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 8 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 13.79% 18.18% 4.55%
As % of the General category 28.57% 27.27% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Retail
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 22 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 48.28% 66.67% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 60
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £47,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Retail
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Retail Salary Trend in Dunstable

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 21 (84.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Time Management
3 12 (48.00%) Banking
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) Software Architecture
5 9 (36.00%) J2EE
5 9 (36.00%) EJB
5 9 (36.00%) JSP
5 9 (36.00%) OOP
5 9 (36.00%) J2SE
6 5 (20.00%) STL
6 5 (20.00%) MFC
6 5 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) VB
7 4 (16.00%) EMV
7 4 (16.00%) VB6
8 3 (12.00%) Subversion
8 3 (12.00%) Ant
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) XSD
8 3 (12.00%) Maven
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) Gradle
8 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) WPF
9 2 (8.00%) Silverlight

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Ant
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Gradle
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Release Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Build and Release Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) EJB
1 9 (36.00%) JSP
1 9 (36.00%) J2SE
1 9 (36.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) MFC
2 5 (20.00%) STL
3 3 (12.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) XSD
4 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
4 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) EMV
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Time Management
2 11 (44.00%) Software Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) VB6
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) XAML
4 2 (8.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA