Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 82 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 +28
Permanent jobs citing Retail 24 27 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.34% 2.12% 3.82%
As % of the General category 4.93% 4.93% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 80
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,200 £26,100
90th Percentile £110,000 £47,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -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 487 548 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.51% 43.08% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 412 470 649
Kent median annual salary £41,750 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% -2.35% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Chatham - 4 £32,500 - 1
Folkestone +6 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Canterbury +12 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 - 2
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security
2 6 (25.00%) SSCP
2 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (20.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) R
5 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) MSBuild
5 3 (12.50%) MVVM
5 3 (12.50%) Moq
5 3 (12.50%) Microservices
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Time 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Hyperledger
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Blockchain
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Moq
1 3 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 3 (12.50%) NUnit
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Coordinator
3 5 (20.83%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Product Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (12.50%) Caliburn.Micro
3 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (12.50%) LINQ
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 3 (12.50%) WCF
3 3 (12.50%) WinForms
3 3 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 2 (8.33%) React
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security
1 6 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
2 5 (20.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) ERP
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (12.50%) Microservices
4 3 (12.50%) MVVM
4 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) System Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.67%) R
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 6 (25.00%) SSCP
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Thunderhead
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) SAP