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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 95 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 10 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.93% 1.98% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 5.52% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 19
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
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
324 344 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.11% 35.91% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 293 310 426
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Whitstable - 3 £32,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 2
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) ETL
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) DB2
5 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Google
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Talend
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (29.41%) BigQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (29.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
9 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) Automotive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon Kinesis
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
1 5 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (29.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) CDMA
1 2 (11.76%) GSM
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
1 2 (11.76%) UMTS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (29.41%) BigQuery
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.88%) Impala
5 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Data Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Network Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Google
1 5 (29.41%) Talend
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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