Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 85 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 -2
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 10 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.01% 1.65% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% 4.89% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 10
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.51% -7.50%
10th Percentile £31,375 £31,250 £39,625
90th Percentile £48,750 £69,125 £59,125
South East median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +4.67% +1.90%

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 273 450 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.58% 33.81% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 245 394 388
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -8 3 £37,500 -23.08% 1
Chatham -5 2 £47,500 +33.80%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £42,500 - 3
Maidstone -5 1 £20,000 +2.56%
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) SUSE
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) HPUX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Power BI
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Data Encryption
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Power BI
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Support
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Governance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
1 3 (30.00%) HPUX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
1 3 (30.00%) SUSE
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (20.00%) Data Encryption
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau