Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 76 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -24
Permanent jobs citing Retail 16 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.71% 2.27% 2.09%
As % of the General category 4.83% 4.98% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 25
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,425 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,625 £110,000 £59,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -5.00%

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 331 522 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.36% 45.51% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 265 436 420
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -9 3 - - 3
Chatham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 3 - -
Folkestone - 2 £29,250 -
Westerham - 1 £32,500 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
4 3 (18.75%) User Experience
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Process Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL

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 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) UI Designer
2 2 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
2 2 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) ITSM
1 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) OOD
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
1 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (18.75%) Process Management
1 3 (18.75%) Scrum
1 3 (18.75%) Service Management
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Brocade
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com