The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 86 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 12 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.20% 2.74% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.72% 7.09% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 18
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Big Data
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
323 381 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.43% 38.60% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 296 348 422
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Big Data
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Kent region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Kent

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Kent

Big Data
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 5 £45,000 -
Maidstone +4 3 £37,500 +56.25%
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) ETL
3 11 (45.83%) DB2
4 9 (37.50%) Python
4 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (29.17%) Automotive
6 7 (29.17%) Banking
6 7 (29.17%) Retail
6 7 (29.17%) Information Management
6 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
6 7 (29.17%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) High Availability
6 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
6 7 (29.17%) Presales
7 6 (25.00%) Change Control
7 6 (25.00%) Release Management
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Talend Open Studio

Big Data
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon Kinesis
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) CDMA
2 2 (8.33%) GSM
2 2 (8.33%) LTE
2 2 (8.33%) UMTS
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
2 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (20.83%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (20.83%) BigQuery
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.17%) Impala
6 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (29.17%) Automotive
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
1 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Malware Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Lucene
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ETL
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 7 (29.17%) Information Management
3 7 (29.17%) Presales
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Change Control
4 6 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.67%) SIEM
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Google
3 5 (20.83%) Talend
4 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica
6 1 (4.17%) VMware