Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 82 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 40 38 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.46% 2.51% 3.37%
As % of the General category 7.52% 7.47% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 75
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.73% +18.67%
10th Percentile £23,125 £27,375 £23,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £60,250 £87,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% +1.01%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 532 509 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.02% 33.60% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 457 422 711
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,700 £23,875 £25,803
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,425 £62,500
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -1.10% +1.11%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Kent

Retail
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Kent.

Salary trend for Retail in Kent

Retail
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Kent over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Kent

Retail
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Kent region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +19 23 £37,500 -
Canterbury +7 3 £21,500 -36.30% 1
Dartford 0 3 £19,000 - 1
Maidstone +9 1 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Retail.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 23 (57.50%) Scrum
2 23 (57.50%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (55.00%) OO
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
3 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (55.00%) RESTful
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (55.00%) BDD
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (52.50%) Web Application Development
4 21 (52.50%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 21 (52.50%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 6 (15.00%) XenApp
6 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (7.50%) Advertising
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) VMware
9 2 (5.00%) Process Management

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ATM
1 2 (5.00%) DHCP
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) .NET Developer
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Trainee
4 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) ATM Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Pricing Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 22 (55.00%) RESTful
3 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
1 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 23 (57.50%) Scrum
3 22 (55.00%) BDD
3 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (55.00%) OO
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
4 21 (52.50%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (52.50%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (5.00%) Process Management
6 2 (5.00%) Server Patching
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Kanban
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Pricing Strategy
7 1 (2.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) R
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.00%) MCSA
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) XenApp
1 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Apple
3 2 (5.00%) VMware