The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 69 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 28 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.29% 0.61% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.02% 2.41% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Big Data
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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
349 291 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.49% 25.41% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 297 269 255
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Big Data Salary Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Big Data Salary Histogram in South Wales

Big Data
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 19 £47,500 -
Cardiff -3 9 £35,000 - 1
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 57 (78.08%) Advertising
2 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (65.75%) Marketing
3 48 (65.75%) E-Commerce
3 48 (65.75%) Data Mining
3 48 (65.75%) PaaS
3 48 (65.75%) Mobile Marketing
4 37 (50.68%) Telecoms
5 32 (43.84%) Java
6 29 (39.73%) Linux
7 27 (36.99%) Scrum
8 23 (31.51%) C++
9 20 (27.40%) Python
10 16 (21.92%) PHP
10 16 (21.92%) SQL
11 15 (20.55%) Perl
12 14 (19.18%) Product Management
13 13 (17.81%) ITIL
13 13 (17.81%) C
13 13 (17.81%) ETL
13 13 (17.81%) Ruby
14 12 (16.44%) Line Management
15 11 (15.07%) Web Services
16 10 (13.70%) Shell Script
16 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
16 10 (13.70%) VoltDB
16 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
17 9 (12.33%) Windows
17 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
18 8 (10.96%) UNIX

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (8.22%) Node.js
2 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 48 (65.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (65.75%) Data Mining
2 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.70%) VoltDB
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
4 3 (4.11%) HPCC
5 2 (2.74%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (78.08%) Advertising
2 48 (65.75%) Marketing
3 37 (50.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Finance
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Product Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Database Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Programme Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Product Manager
9 4 (5.48%) IT Operations Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.48%) AWS Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Architect
10 3 (4.11%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) J2EE
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) Zend Framework
3 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (65.75%) E-Commerce
2 48 (65.75%) Mobile Marketing
3 27 (36.99%) Scrum
4 14 (19.18%) Product Management
5 13 (17.81%) ITIL
5 13 (17.81%) ETL
6 12 (16.44%) Line Management
7 8 (10.96%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Manual Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Operations Management
8 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 6 (8.22%) TDD
9 6 (8.22%) OOP
9 6 (8.22%) BDD
10 5 (6.85%) Business Development
10 5 (6.85%) Resource Management
10 5 (6.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) Java
2 23 (31.51%) C++
3 20 (27.40%) Python
4 16 (21.92%) PHP
4 16 (21.92%) SQL
5 15 (20.55%) Perl
6 13 (17.81%) C
6 13 (17.81%) Ruby
7 10 (13.70%) Shell Script
8 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
10 6 (8.22%) C#
11 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.37%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) ISEB
1 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
1 6 (8.22%) TOWER Software
2 3 (4.11%) Zend
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Trillium
4 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.37%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago