Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -35 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Retail 50 126 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.70% 12.69% 12.27%
As % of the General category 15.38% 33.42% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 85 164
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +9.65%
10th Percentile £56,750 £37,050 £43,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £85,700
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 325 377 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 30.55% 37.97% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 221 309 436
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £34,174 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £84,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +3.26%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -18 40 £60,000 +14.29% 13
Bedford - 4 £37,500 - 1
Dunstable -1 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (32.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (22.00%) Big Data
6 11 (22.00%) HTML5
6 11 (22.00%) Spring
6 11 (22.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.00%) J2EE
6 11 (22.00%) Oracle
6 11 (22.00%) HTML
6 11 (22.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (22.00%) Line Management
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
8 9 (18.00%) Service Management
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL
9 8 (16.00%) SLA
9 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.00%) Project Management
11 6 (12.00%) Matrix Management
12 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.00%) Test Management
12 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
12 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Big Data
2 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.00%) Impala
3 3 (6.00%) OLTP
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Developer
1 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
1 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
1 11 (22.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 10 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Operations Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Service Operations Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Big Data Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Programme Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (22.00%) CSS
1 11 (22.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
1 11 (22.00%) HTML5
1 11 (22.00%) J2EE
1 11 (22.00%) Spring
2 3 (6.00%) Kafka
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.00%) Line Management
5 10 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (18.00%) Service Management
7 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.00%) Matrix Management
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.00%) DevOps
10 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.00%) Test Management
10 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.00%) Decision-Making
11 4 (8.00%) Process Management
11 4 (8.00%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (6.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Oozie
2 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) Observium
2 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) VMware