Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 92 100
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 28 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.88% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.97% 1.74% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 9
Kent median annual salary £52,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.67% +5.63% -21.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £24,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £38,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 312 288 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 32.13% 27.43% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 283 252 422
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,125 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 13 £52,000 - 1
West Malling - 4 £115,000 -
Canterbury - 3 £45,000 -
Chatham - 3 £45,000 -
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Big Data
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) Azure
3 19 (67.86%) DevOps
4 18 (64.29%) Scrum
5 16 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (57.14%) Microservices
6 15 (53.57%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
7 14 (50.00%) TeamCity
7 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
7 14 (50.00%) Data Lake
7 14 (50.00%) Serverless
8 13 (46.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
9 12 (42.86%) Databricks
10 11 (39.29%) npm
10 11 (39.29%) Jest
10 11 (39.29%) webpack
10 11 (39.29%) React
10 11 (39.29%) Sinon.JS
11 10 (35.71%) git-flow
11 10 (35.71%) Geospatial Data
11 10 (35.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (32.14%) MVC
13 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Azure
2 14 (50.00%) Serverless
3 11 (39.29%) npm
4 7 (25.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
1 14 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 10 (35.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (21.43%) Redis
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 11 (39.29%) Sinon.JS
3 11 (39.29%) webpack
4 10 (35.71%) git-flow
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
2 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
3 11 (39.29%) Jest
3 11 (39.29%) React
4 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (21.43%) SignalR
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) DevOps
3 18 (64.29%) Scrum
4 16 (57.14%) Microservices
5 13 (46.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (32.14%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Analytics
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Business Development
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.29%) Decision Quality
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CISM
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Databricks
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) Veeam