The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 1.20% 5.48% 26.47%
As % of the General category 2.44% 20.00% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Average salary £37,500 £100,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.50% +166.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
Retail
Kent

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

General Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 49.40% 27.40% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 14
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Retail
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Retail Salary Trend in Dartford

Retail
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft