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 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 45 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -12
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 48 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.27% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.44% 0.76% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
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
386 264 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.31% 24.31% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 361 242 288
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,815
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 40 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 8 £41,250 -
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 42 (75.00%) Marketing
2 41 (73.21%) E-Commerce
2 41 (73.21%) Advertising
2 41 (73.21%) Mobile Marketing
3 40 (71.43%) PaaS
4 31 (55.36%) Data Mining
5 27 (48.21%) Java
6 26 (46.43%) Linux
7 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
8 18 (32.14%) HTML
8 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) Web Services
9 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
10 14 (25.00%) MySQL
10 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (23.21%) PHP
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) CSS
11 13 (23.21%) HTML5
12 12 (21.43%) HTTP
12 12 (21.43%) Degree
13 11 (19.64%) UNIX
13 11 (19.64%) Internet
14 10 (17.86%) Python
15 9 (16.07%) C
15 9 (16.07%) XML
15 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
16 8 (14.29%) Perl
16 8 (14.29%) Apache
16 8 (14.29%) IBM

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (71.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.43%) HTTP
3 11 (19.64%) Internet
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) SSL
4 4 (7.14%) NAS
5 3 (5.36%) VPLS
5 3 (5.36%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (5.36%) IPv4
5 3 (5.36%) IPv6
5 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.36%) DNS
5 3 (5.36%) MPLS
5 3 (5.36%) BGP
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) Data Mining
2 14 (25.00%) MySQL
3 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) Informix
4 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) GCC
2 2 (3.57%) GDB
2 2 (3.57%) Automake
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (75.00%) Marketing
2 41 (73.21%) Advertising
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Administrator
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
5 5 (8.93%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) UX Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 15 (26.79%) Web Services
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) HTML5
4 9 (16.07%) XML
5 6 (10.71%) SOAP
5 6 (10.71%) REST
6 5 (8.93%) CSS3
6 5 (8.93%) Spring
7 4 (7.14%) POSIX
7 4 (7.14%) Pthreads
8 2 (3.57%) jQuery
9 1 (1.79%) DOM
9 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.79%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.36%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) UNIX
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.36%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) E-Commerce
1 41 (73.21%) Mobile Marketing
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.50%) ETL
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Business Development
5 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Low Latency
5 5 (8.93%) User Stories
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) PHP
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) Python
5 9 (16.07%) C
6 8 (14.29%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) RHCE
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) MCSA
3 2 (3.57%) CCIE
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.93%) Xen
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Squid
3 2 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) IBM
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Sencha
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) Zend