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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 77 87 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -77
Permanent jobs citing Retail 17 26 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.79% 2.14% 13.30%
As % of the General category 5.72% 7.72% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 126
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
297 337 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.26% 27.78% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 267 283 470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Chatham - 2 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Dartford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (50.00%) Project Management
2 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
4 14 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 13 (28.26%) Finance
6 12 (26.09%) C#
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 10 (21.74%) Windows
8 9 (19.57%) TDD
8 9 (19.57%) Banking
9 8 (17.39%) Marketing
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) MVC
10 7 (15.22%) Scrum
11 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.04%) MVVM
11 6 (13.04%) WPF
12 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
12 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.70%) WinForms
13 4 (8.70%) Intranet
13 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.70%) Adobe
13 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
13 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
13 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) CICS
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) ADSL
2 2 (4.35%) Broadband
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) NUnit
1 4 (8.70%) MSTest
1 4 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (8.70%) Moq
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Marketing
4 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Back Office
7 1 (2.17%) Electronics
7 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Project Manager
2 13 (28.26%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Junior
7 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.04%) WPF
5 4 (8.70%) Spring.NET
5 4 (8.70%) WinForms
5 4 (8.70%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (8.70%) Ninject
5 4 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (8.70%) WCF
6 3 (6.52%) Web Services
7 2 (4.35%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (8.70%) Tandem
3 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
3 14 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) MVVM
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Change Control
9 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.70%) Kanban
9 4 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) MCP
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Remedy
2 2 (4.35%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago