Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 85 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Retail 38 42 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.03% 2.61% 2.96%
As % of the General category 6.32% 7.22% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 67
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £43,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +33.85% -31.58%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,650 £21,000
90th Percentile £46,300 £62,750 £70,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 601 582 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.89% 36.10% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 524 494 718
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,600 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 £37,500 - 1
Dartford +4 3 £19,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 2 £48,750 -
Chatham +7 1 - -
Maidstone +7 1 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Tunbridge Wells -1 1 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Dover - 1 £35,000 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
3 20 (52.63%) MVC
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) Scrum
4 19 (50.00%) .NET
4 19 (50.00%) C#
4 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (47.37%) BDD
5 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (47.37%) OO
5 18 (47.37%) TDD
6 17 (44.74%) Web Application Development
6 17 (44.74%) RESTful
6 17 (44.74%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 17 (44.74%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 4 (10.53%) Sophos
10 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.53%) DHCP
10 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.53%) DNS

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 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) FirePass
1 4 (10.53%) NAS
1 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) ATM
2 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
1 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 17 (44.74%) RESTful
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (52.63%) MVC
2 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 18 (47.37%) BDD
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (47.37%) OO
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 17 (44.74%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (44.74%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Communications Security
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
2 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) Sophos
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Amdocs
4 2 (5.26%) BMC
4 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) SAP