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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 57 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Retail 41 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.00% 2.78% 3.39%
As % of the General category 11.36% 7.47% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 23
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,150 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £59,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
361 442 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.22% 37.21% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 278 382 230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £56,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Dover - 4 £62,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
Dartford -2 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £13,750 -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
2 16 (25.81%) Marketing
3 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
5 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.97%) Project Management
6 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (17.74%) .NET
7 11 (17.74%) MVC
7 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.13%) C#
8 10 (16.13%) Time Management
9 9 (14.52%) Information Security
9 9 (14.52%) Finance
9 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (12.90%) Windows
10 8 (12.90%) Data Protection
10 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
10 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (11.29%) Twitter
11 7 (11.29%) Logistics
11 7 (11.29%) Games
11 7 (11.29%) SEO
12 6 (9.68%) Web Analytics
12 6 (9.68%) Pay per click
12 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
12 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.68%) WebTrends

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Magento
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) LAN
1 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) ADSL
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) MS Access
5 3 (4.84%) Big Data
6 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) NUnit
2 4 (6.45%) MSTest
2 4 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (6.45%) Moq
3 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (25.81%) Marketing
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Games
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Risk Officer
4 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (8.06%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (6.45%) WinForms
3 4 (6.45%) WCF
3 4 (6.45%) WPF
3 4 (6.45%) Spring.NET
3 4 (6.45%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (6.45%) Ninject
4 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) Middleware
5 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) LINQ
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) Laravel
6 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.45%) Tandem
4 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) CMDB
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) VMS
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.97%) Project Management
3 11 (17.74%) MVC
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Time Management
5 9 (14.52%) Information Security
5 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis
5 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) Data Protection
7 7 (11.29%) SEO
7 7 (11.29%) Logistics
8 6 (9.68%) Web Analytics
8 6 (9.68%) Pay per click
8 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) Analytics
8 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Line Management
9 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) C#
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) VBA
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MCP
2 1 (1.61%) CCNA
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.45%) QA
3 3 (4.84%) COBIT
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) EMIR
4 1 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Twitter
3 4 (6.45%) Perforce
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Google
4 3 (4.84%) Apple
4 3 (4.84%) Remedy
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
Kent
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago