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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 79 76 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -56
Permanent jobs citing Retail 20 34 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.04% 2.94% 9.10%
As % of the General category 6.60% 9.80% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 65
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £40,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
303 347 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.92% 29.97% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 265 294 306
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 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 2 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
Dover +1 5 £75,000 +7.14%
Dartford - 4 £36,250 -
Chatham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 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 26 (45.61%) Project Management
2 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
4 15 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 14 (24.56%) Finance
6 12 (21.05%) .NET
6 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) C#
7 11 (19.30%) Windows
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 10 (17.54%) Marketing
8 10 (17.54%) Banking
9 8 (14.04%) MVC
9 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (12.28%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) Scrum
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.53%) Retail Banking
11 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
11 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.77%) Web Services
12 5 (8.77%) UNIX
12 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
12 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
12 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (8.77%) SEO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.75%) CICS
1 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) Magento
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) LAN
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) ADSL
2 3 (5.26%) Broadband
2 3 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) MS Access
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) NUnit
1 4 (7.02%) MSTest
1 4 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (7.02%) Moq
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
2 10 (17.54%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Junior
6 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Operations Manager
7 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) Middleware
5 4 (7.02%) WinForms
5 4 (7.02%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (7.02%) Ninject
5 4 (7.02%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (7.02%) WCF
5 4 (7.02%) WPF
5 4 (7.02%) Spring.NET
6 1 (1.75%) HTML
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) Tandem
3 4 (7.02%) CMDB
3 4 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.75%) VMS
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Project Management
2 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
3 15 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) MVC
6 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) SEO
8 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.77%) Line Management
9 4 (7.02%) Coaching
9 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
9 4 (7.02%) Analytics
9 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.02%) MVVM
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) VBA
3 3 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) MCP
1 3 (5.26%) CCNA
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
1 3 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (5.26%) MCITP
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) Remedy
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (3.51%) Thunderhead
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 26 days ago