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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 56 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 13 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.99% 2.22% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.99% 6.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 0
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.50%
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
186 215 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.53% 31.80% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 161 170 130
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) PHP
4 11 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) C#
5 10 (45.45%) C++
5 10 (45.45%) Python
6 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) OOP
8 7 (31.82%) OO
8 7 (31.82%) MySQL
8 7 (31.82%) ETL
8 7 (31.82%) Zend
8 7 (31.82%) jQuery
8 7 (31.82%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (31.82%) TOWER Software
8 7 (31.82%) Games
8 7 (31.82%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (31.82%) Ruby
8 7 (31.82%) BDD
8 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
8 7 (31.82%) Node.js
8 7 (31.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (31.82%) HPCC

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (31.82%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon Redshift
1 7 (31.82%) HPCC
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Lead Data Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) Lucene
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 2 (9.09%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (31.82%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) OOP
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) PHP
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) C++
4 10 (45.45%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) TOWER Software
1 7 (31.82%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft