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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.99% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
158 152 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.07% 26.07% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 144 130 120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Erlang
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Erlang
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA