Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 23 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.74% 0.70% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.25% 2.60% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 25
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £39,250 £31,925
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,750 £58,850
South East median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%

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 438 462 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.06% 26.80% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 381 400 769
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Chatham +13 11 £35,500 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £48,750 - 1
Maidstone +24 1 £19,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £65,000 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Web Development
3 11 (47.83%) QA
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) OOD
3 11 (47.83%) Open Source
3 11 (47.83%) HTML5
3 11 (47.83%) CSS3
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) Mobile App
3 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Line Management
6 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
7 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) Kafka

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 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) CDMA
1 1 (4.35%) GSM
1 1 (4.35%) LTE
1 1 (4.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
2 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
5 6 (26.09%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
7 4 (17.39%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
2 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (47.83%) CSS3
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) Kafka
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
1 11 (47.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) OOD
3 11 (47.83%) Open Source
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Line Management
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Data Lineage
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.70%) Vertica