Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 89 64
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 +30
Permanent jobs citing Retail 30 28 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.72% 2.05% 3.96%
As % of the General category 5.75% 5.73% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 92
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -17.95% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22,175 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £62,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.04%

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 522 489 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.28% 35.88% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 416 430 661
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +5 7 £37,500 -
Canterbury +15 3 £21,500 -28.33%
Folkestone +12 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 8 (26.67%) C#
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) RESTful
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse

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 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Hyperledger
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
4 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Moq
1 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
1 2 (6.67%) NUnit
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 5 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Product Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Trainee
4 2 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (20.00%) RESTful
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Caliburn.Micro
6 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Express
6 2 (6.67%) LINQ
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js
6 2 (6.67%) React
6 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 2 (6.67%) WinForms
6 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) EPoS
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) ERP
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Time Management
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) R
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Go
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
1 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Thunderhead
3 2 (6.67%) VMware