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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 45 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 45 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.85% - 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.89% - 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44 0 10
Average salary £47,500 - £25,750
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
349 254 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.83% 24.05% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 301 226 302
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 £28,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 28 £48,250 -
Cardiff - 17 £40,000 -
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (81.11%) Advertising
2 68 (75.56%) Marketing
2 68 (75.56%) E-Commerce
2 68 (75.56%) Data Mining
2 68 (75.56%) PaaS
2 68 (75.56%) Mobile Marketing
3 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (40.00%) Linux
5 31 (34.44%) Java
6 26 (28.89%) C++
7 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 24 (26.67%) Scrum
9 23 (25.56%) SQL
10 19 (21.11%) C
11 18 (20.00%) ETL
12 16 (17.78%) Windows
13 14 (15.56%) Python
13 14 (15.56%) Web Services
14 13 (14.44%) ITIL
14 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
14 13 (14.44%) Product Management
15 12 (13.33%) Apache
15 12 (13.33%) Perl
16 11 (12.22%) UNIX
16 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
17 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
17 10 (11.11%) VoltDB
18 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (10.00%) PHP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (13.33%) Apache
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 68 (75.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.56%) VPLS
2 5 (5.56%) IPv4
2 5 (5.56%) IPv6
2 5 (5.56%) MPLS
2 5 (5.56%) BGP
3 3 (3.33%) NAS
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) SAN
3 3 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (75.56%) Data Mining
2 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
3 10 (11.11%) VoltDB
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.33%) HPCC
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.33%) MS Access
7 2 (2.22%) Informix
8 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (81.11%) Advertising
2 68 (75.56%) Marketing
3 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.78%) Finance
5 4 (4.44%) Automotive
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) Product Manager
3 9 (10.00%) Administrator
3 9 (10.00%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Database Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) Web Services
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (3.33%) REST
3 3 (3.33%) CSS3
3 3 (3.33%) HTML5
3 3 (3.33%) Zend Framework
3 3 (3.33%) SOAP
3 3 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (2.22%) POSIX
4 2 (2.22%) Pthreads
4 2 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.22%) PCRE
5 1 (1.11%) RESTful
5 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Fixed Income
1 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
1 4 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.11%) Statistics
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 11 (12.22%) UNIX
4 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
4 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (75.56%) E-Commerce
1 68 (75.56%) Mobile Marketing
2 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Scrum
4 18 (20.00%) ETL
5 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 13 (14.44%) Product Management
6 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (7.78%) Line Management
9 7 (7.78%) Operations Management
9 7 (7.78%) Migration
10 6 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.67%) User Stories
11 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.44%) Manual Testing
13 3 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) Java
2 26 (28.89%) C++
3 23 (25.56%) SQL
4 19 (21.11%) C
5 14 (15.56%) Python
6 12 (13.33%) Perl
7 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.00%) PHP
8 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.67%) Ruby
10 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.33%) C#
12 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.11%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) CCIE
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) CCNP
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 2 (2.22%) MCSA
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Xen
3 1 (1.11%) Squid
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) IBM
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.33%) Zend
4 3 (3.33%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Sencha
6 1 (1.11%) Teradata
6 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.11%) Trillium