The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 26 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.46% 4.42% 4.32%
As % of the General category 15.57% 17.44% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 16
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +13.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,843 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -2.57%
General Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
167 86 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.08% 25.37% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 136 70 81
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
Bedfordshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Retail
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Retail Salary Trend in Luton

Retail
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Luton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 17 (45.95%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.03%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) VB
5 9 (24.32%) C#
5 9 (24.32%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (21.62%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (21.62%) Classic ASP
6 8 (21.62%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
6 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) Time Management
6 8 (21.62%) Software Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) OOP
8 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) Project Management
8 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 5 (13.51%) JSP
10 4 (10.81%) STL
10 4 (10.81%) EJB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (43.24%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.81%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.11%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (5.41%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) EPoS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
1 10 (27.03%) CSS
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) Classic ASP
3 8 (21.62%) XML
4 5 (13.51%) JSP
5 4 (10.81%) STL
5 4 (10.81%) EJB
5 4 (10.81%) J2EE
5 4 (10.81%) MFC
5 4 (10.81%) J2SE
6 2 (5.41%) XHTML
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) Sass
6 2 (5.41%) LESS
6 2 (5.41%) Dojo
7 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.70%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.11%) EMV
2 3 (8.11%) EFT
3 2 (5.41%) EPoS
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
1 8 (21.62%) Scrum
1 8 (21.62%) Time Management
1 8 (21.62%) Software Architecture
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) OOP
3 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.41%) Kanban
6 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) SEO
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) B2B
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) VB
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) hybris