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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 68 71 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -51
Permanent jobs citing Retail 25 39 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.60% 3.23% 8.87%
As % of the General category 7.08% 10.48% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 91
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
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
353 372 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.73% 30.77% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 312 312 512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 - 3 £32,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -8 2 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Dover 0 1 £52,500 - 1
Dartford - 1 £27,500 - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (40.91%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (25.00%) Banking
4 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 10 (22.73%) C#
5 10 (22.73%) .NET
6 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Retail Banking
8 7 (15.91%) Marketing
9 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
10 5 (11.36%) WPF
10 5 (11.36%) MVVM
11 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
11 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.09%) BDD
11 4 (9.09%) Change Control
11 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.27%) CICS
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) ADSL
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) NUnit
2 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.27%) Moq
2 1 (2.27%) MSTest
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Retail Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Project Manager
2 11 (25.00%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Junior
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Change Manager
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.36%) WPF
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.27%) WinForms
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) WCF
6 1 (2.27%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (2.27%) Ninject
6 1 (2.27%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Tandem
4 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Project Management
2 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 5 (11.36%) MVVM
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) Change Control
9 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.09%) OO
9 4 (9.09%) OOD
9 4 (9.09%) Coaching
10 3 (6.82%) MVC
10 3 (6.82%) Scrum
10 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C#
2 3 (6.82%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Citrix
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe
1 4 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Alterian
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Sales Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Dover
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + holiday incentives, annual bonuses
Posted: 27 days ago