The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 61 66 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Permanent jobs citing Retail 32 36 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.24% 3.11% 7.47%
As % of the General category 8.91% 9.81% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
359 367 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.37% 31.67% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 321 316 464
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Retail
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Retail Salary Trend in Kent

Retail
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Kent

Retail
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -19 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Chatham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Dover +1 1 £52,500 -
Tonbridge -5 1 £20,000 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £47,500 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 20 (37.74%) Project Management
2 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
3 14 (26.42%) Finance
4 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
4 13 (24.53%) C#
4 13 (24.53%) .NET
5 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.75%) Banking
5 11 (20.75%) Marketing
6 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.09%) CSS
7 8 (15.09%) HTML
8 7 (13.21%) TDD
8 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
8 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.32%) MVVM
9 6 (11.32%) Adobe
9 6 (11.32%) Migration
9 6 (11.32%) MVC
9 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) WPF
10 5 (9.43%) Degree
10 5 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (9.43%) NUnit
10 5 (9.43%) Windows XP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) CICS
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.77%) InDesign
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Intranet
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) NUnit
2 4 (7.55%) LabVIEW
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) NuGet
4 2 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.77%) Moq
4 2 (3.77%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Marketing
3 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Project Manager
2 17 (32.08%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Manager
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Junior
9 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Junior Web Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Project Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Junior Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) WPF
4 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) jQuery
5 3 (5.66%) Ajax
5 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
5 3 (5.66%) StructureMap
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (3.77%) Spring.NET
6 2 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (3.77%) Ninject
6 2 (3.77%) WinForms
6 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (9.43%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.66%) New Media
4 3 (5.66%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) DTV
5 2 (3.77%) Tandem
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
3 4 (7.55%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Project Management
2 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
3 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.32%) MVVM
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Coaching
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) Change Control
8 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.55%) OO
8 4 (7.55%) OOD
8 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) C#
2 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Adobe
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
2 4 (7.55%) Citrix
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) Alterian
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
Kent
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago