Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 100 114
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 5 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.48% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.71% 2.38% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 13
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -21.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,875 £30,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £62,125 £52,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 292 462 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.78% 35.24% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 257 411 452
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,200 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Big Data in Kent

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Kent over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data 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 6 months to 25 September 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
Whitstable -5 3 £37,500 -23.08%
Maidstone -3 1 £20,000 +2.56%
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data 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 Big Data.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Power BI
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (20.00%) U-SQL

Big Data
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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Support
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Support
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) HPUX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) SUSE
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) U-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau