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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 66 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 27 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.74% 1.55% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.30% 3.82% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 6
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £87,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
370 471 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.49% 40.64% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 337 421 312
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells -21 6 £55,000 -37.14%
Sevenoaks - 2 £53,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £24,000 -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (31.25%) Degree
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (31.25%) HTML5
4 10 (31.25%) MVVM
4 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
4 10 (31.25%) Backbone.js
4 10 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (31.25%) Analytics
4 10 (31.25%) Cyber Security
4 10 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 10 (31.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) MSMQ
4 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 10 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) T-SQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
1 4 (12.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (21.88%) Apache Hive
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (9.38%) Impala
6 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.38%) DataStage
7 2 (6.25%) Redis
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) ObjectDB
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Law
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Junior
4 4 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Database Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (31.25%) HTML5
1 10 (31.25%) Backbone.js
1 10 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
1 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
1 10 (31.25%) MSMQ
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
1 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 8 (25.00%) Marionette.js
2 8 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
3 7 (21.88%) REST
3 7 (21.88%) SOAP
4 4 (12.50%) JMS
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) XSD
4 4 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
1 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVVM
1 10 (31.25%) Analytics
1 10 (31.25%) Cyber Security
1 10 (31.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
1 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) ERP
2 6 (18.75%) SOA
2 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 6 (18.75%) SIEM
2 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.63%) System Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Security Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.50%) R
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) CCSP
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP
2 6 (18.75%) CCNA
2 6 (18.75%) CISSP
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CEH
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) webMethods
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) TippingPoint
3 4 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
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