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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 81 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 29 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.51% 4.07% 2.90%
As % of the General category 7.34% 11.64% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 19
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £85,000
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
395 421 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.23% 35.00% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 341 374 204
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £65,000
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 December 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 December 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 -1 8 £70,000 -
Dartford -9 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Tunbridge Wells +9 2 £14,000 -66.26%
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (38.24%) Project Management
2 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 16 (23.53%) Marketing
5 14 (20.59%) .NET
6 13 (19.12%) C#
6 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
6 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.18%) MVC
9 10 (14.71%) Windows
9 10 (14.71%) Time Management
10 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
10 9 (13.24%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (11.76%) Finance
11 8 (11.76%) Information Security
11 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
11 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
12 7 (10.29%) Games
12 7 (10.29%) Scrum
12 7 (10.29%) TDD
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (10.29%) Twitter
12 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (10.29%) Line Management
13 6 (8.82%) LAN
13 6 (8.82%) WAN

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.88%) MS Office
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) Magento
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) LAN
1 6 (8.82%) WAN
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) ADSL
2 3 (4.41%) Broadband
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) Wireless
2 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) MS Access
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) NUnit
2 4 (5.88%) MSTest
2 4 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (23.53%) Marketing
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Games
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Project Manager
1 15 (22.06%) Developer
2 8 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 8 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
2 8 (11.76%) Risk Officer
3 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Junior
6 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 4 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.35%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (5.88%) Ninject
5 4 (5.88%) Spring.NET
5 4 (5.88%) WCF
5 4 (5.88%) WPF
5 4 (5.88%) Web Services
5 4 (5.88%) Middleware
5 4 (5.88%) WinForms
6 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.47%) LINQ
7 1 (1.47%) COM
7 1 (1.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.88%) Tandem
2 4 (5.88%) CMDB
2 4 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Project Management
2 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
3 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) MVC
5 10 (14.71%) Time Management
6 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 8 (11.76%) Information Security
6 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) Line Management
8 6 (8.82%) SEO
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Pay per click
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) C#
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) VBA
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) MCP
2 3 (4.41%) CCNA
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) A+ Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (4.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 3 (4.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Twitter
3 4 (5.88%) Remedy
3 4 (5.88%) Perforce
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) Apple
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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