Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 80 73
Rank change year-on-year +47 -7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Retail 53 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.63% 2.19% 3.22%
As % of the General category 11.40% 4.65% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 63
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -22.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £48,750 £80,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 465 623 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 49.42% 46.95% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 358 529 551
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,600 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Tonbridge +7 29 - - 5
Chatham +5 5 £32,500 -
Folkestone - 3 £37,500 - 4
Maidstone -2 1 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.96%) Android
3 17 (32.08%) C#
4 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
5 13 (24.53%) Logistics
5 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
6 12 (22.64%) Slack
7 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.87%) Degree
8 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) ERP
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.98%) Release Management
10 8 (15.09%) TDD
10 8 (15.09%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) Go
10 8 (15.09%) Node.js
11 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.21%) Web Services
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) SAP
11 7 (13.21%) Java
12 6 (11.32%) .NET
12 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
12 6 (11.32%) Validation
12 6 (11.32%) Xcode
12 6 (11.32%) Information Security
12 6 (11.32%) SEO

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 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Slack
2 6 (11.32%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Blockchain
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Android Studio
1 6 (11.32%) Selenium
1 6 (11.32%) Xcode
2 3 (5.66%) Moq
2 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
2 3 (5.66%) NUnit
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.66%) ReSharper
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Administrator
2 6 (11.32%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Engineering Manager
2 6 (11.32%) IT Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) IT Security Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Security Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Software Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Coordinator
3 5 (9.43%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
4 3 (5.66%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (5.66%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Node.js
2 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 6 (11.32%) Vue.js
4 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) Caliburn.Micro
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
5 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) LINQ
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 3 (5.66%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) WinForms
5 3 (5.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Android
2 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
3 13 (24.53%) Logistics
4 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) ERP
5 9 (16.98%) Release Management
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) TDD
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.32%) Data Validation
8 6 (11.32%) Information Security
8 6 (11.32%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.32%) QA Automation
8 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
8 6 (11.32%) SEO
8 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.32%) Validation
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) C#
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) Go
4 7 (13.21%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) R
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (11.32%) SSCP
3 2 (3.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.21%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) Sage
2 6 (11.32%) Workday
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft