The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 58 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.30% - 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.94% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
Big Data
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
162 117 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.26% 24.53% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 153 103 155
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,623 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cardiff region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Cardiff

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Automotive
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (13.33%) OOP
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 2 (13.33%) Statistics
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Erlang
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Market Research Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Research Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Market Research
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Erlang
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA