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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 83 64 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Permanent jobs citing Retail 25 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 3.44% 6.81%
As % of the General category 6.93% 11.18% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 45
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £41,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
361 340 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.18% 30.80% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 319 301 237
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,800 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Dover -2 9 £75,000 +7.14%
Dartford - 5 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +11 2 £14,000 -66.26%
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (43.94%) Project Management
2 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (28.79%) E-Commerce
4 16 (24.24%) Marketing
5 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 15 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 14 (21.21%) .NET
6 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.70%) C#
7 13 (19.70%) Windows
8 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.15%) MVC
10 10 (15.15%) Finance
11 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (12.12%) TDD
12 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) Scrum
12 8 (12.12%) Time Management
12 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (10.61%) Line Management
14 6 (9.09%) LAN
14 6 (9.09%) WAN
14 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (9.09%) SEO
14 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.09%) Banking
15 5 (7.58%) NUnit
15 5 (7.58%) Pay per click

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.55%) MS Office
5 1 (1.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) LAN
1 6 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) Intranet
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.55%) Wireless
3 3 (4.55%) ADSL
3 3 (4.55%) Broadband
3 3 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.55%) MS Access
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) NUnit
2 4 (6.06%) MSTest
2 4 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (6.06%) Moq
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 16 (24.24%) Marketing
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Games
5 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Junior
7 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Risk Officer
8 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Operations Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.58%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (6.06%) WCF
5 4 (6.06%) WPF
5 4 (6.06%) Spring.NET
5 4 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (6.06%) Ninject
5 4 (6.06%) Middleware
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) WinForms
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.52%) HTML
7 1 (1.52%) COM
7 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) CMDB
2 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.06%) Tandem
3 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) VMS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Project Management
2 19 (28.79%) E-Commerce
3 15 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) MVC
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) Time Management
7 7 (10.61%) Line Management
8 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.09%) SEO
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.58%) Pay per click
9 5 (7.58%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.58%) Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) C#
2 4 (6.06%) VBA
3 3 (4.55%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) MCITP
2 3 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (4.55%) MCP
2 3 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.55%) COBIT
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Twitter
3 4 (6.06%) Remedy
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Perforce
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (3.03%) Thunderhead
5 2 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Churchill Frank
Posted: 13 days ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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