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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 72 76 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing Retail 28 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.73% 1.73% 3.61%
As % of the General category 7.39% 4.82% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 28
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £38,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
379 394 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.01% 35.85% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 275 314 241
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Maidstone - 5 £40,000 - 2
Dover - 2 £62,500 -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (42.19%) E-Commerce
2 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
3 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (25.00%) Logistics
5 16 (25.00%) SQL
5 16 (25.00%) .NET
5 16 (25.00%) Analytics
6 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
6 15 (23.44%) MVC
6 15 (23.44%) Google
6 15 (23.44%) Marketing
6 15 (23.44%) Google Analytics
7 14 (21.88%) Matrix Management
7 14 (21.88%) C#
8 13 (20.31%) Supplier Management
8 13 (20.31%) Programme Management
8 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (17.19%) Windows
10 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 9 (14.06%) HTML
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.06%) CSS
11 9 (14.06%) Project Management
11 9 (14.06%) Data Analysis
11 9 (14.06%) Web Development
11 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.06%) LINQ
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (14.06%) HTML5

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.25%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Google Analytics
2 8 (12.50%) WebTrends
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (3.13%) Magento
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.50%) MS Access
4 7 (10.94%) Big Data
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) SSDT
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (23.44%) Marketing
2 7 (10.94%) Games
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Web Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Risk Officer
6 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.69%) PPC Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) PPC Manager
7 3 (4.69%) PPC Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) PPC Executive
8 2 (3.13%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
2 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
2 9 (14.06%) LINQ
2 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (14.06%) HTML5
2 9 (14.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (14.06%) CSS3
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
3 8 (12.50%) WinForms
3 8 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 8 (12.50%) jQuery
3 8 (12.50%) MooTools
4 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) COM
5 1 (1.56%) Laravel
5 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) Clustering
1 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) VMS
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) E-Commerce
2 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (25.00%) Logistics
3 16 (25.00%) Analytics
4 15 (23.44%) MVC
5 14 (21.88%) Matrix Management
6 13 (20.31%) Supplier Management
6 13 (20.31%) Programme Management
7 9 (14.06%) Data Analysis
7 9 (14.06%) Web Development
7 9 (14.06%) Project Management
8 8 (12.50%) SEO
8 8 (12.50%) Pay per click
8 8 (12.50%) Information Security
9 7 (10.94%) Time Management
9 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
10 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics
11 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) PHP
5 2 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (1.56%) EMIR
4 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Google
3 8 (12.50%) Adobe
4 7 (10.94%) Twitter
5 5 (7.81%) hybris
6 4 (6.25%) Perforce
7 2 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Apple
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Volaris Exec
Salary: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago