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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 56 52 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 39 46 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.44% 3.88% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 11.47% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 2
Average salary £47,000 £44,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.61% +7.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £33,750 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £59,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -
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
312 401 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.49% 33.81% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 263 374 206
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -4 27 £47,000 +6.81%
Cardiff +3 9 £38,000 -20.00% 5
Glamorgan - 2 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Advertising
3 29 (53.70%) Telecoms
3 29 (53.70%) E-Commerce
3 29 (53.70%) Data Mining
3 29 (53.70%) Marketing
3 29 (53.70%) PaaS
3 29 (53.70%) Mobile Marketing
4 25 (46.30%) Linux
5 22 (40.74%) Apache
6 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (27.78%) C++
8 14 (25.93%) PHP
8 14 (25.93%) IBM
8 14 (25.93%) Scrum
9 12 (22.22%) Java
9 12 (22.22%) TDD
10 11 (20.37%) QA
10 11 (20.37%) Unix
10 11 (20.37%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) Project Management
11 10 (18.52%) TOWER Software
11 10 (18.52%) Web Services
11 10 (18.52%) OOP
11 10 (18.52%) C#
11 10 (18.52%) BDD
11 10 (18.52%) MongoDB
11 10 (18.52%) Node.js
11 10 (18.52%) Ruby
11 10 (18.52%) Amazon Redshift

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (40.74%) Apache
2 10 (18.52%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 29 (53.70%) PaaS
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) GGSN
1 8 (14.81%) SGSN
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) HTTP
3 5 (9.26%) Internet
3 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
3 5 (9.26%) Kerberos
3 5 (9.26%) NAS
3 5 (9.26%) Network Security
3 5 (9.26%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (9.26%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (3.70%) RTP
5 2 (3.70%) RTSP
6 1 (1.85%) BGP
6 1 (1.85%) IPv4
6 1 (1.85%) IPv6
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) Data Mining
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) HPCC
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
General
1 31 (57.41%) Advertising
2 29 (53.70%) Marketing
2 29 (53.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.96%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Software Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Technical Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Project Manager
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) C/C++ Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (7.41%) jQuery
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Statistics
4 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) CentOS
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) E-Commerce
2 29 (53.70%) Mobile Marketing
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) Project Management
6 10 (18.52%) BDD
6 10 (18.52%) OOP
7 7 (12.96%) DevOps
8 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) ETL
8 6 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.26%) High Availability
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (7.41%) OO
10 4 (7.41%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.78%) C++
3 14 (25.93%) PHP
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 11 (20.37%) Python
6 10 (18.52%) C#
6 10 (18.52%) Ruby
7 7 (12.96%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ISEB
1 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) CCIE
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) NFS
1 5 (9.26%) Squid
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) IBM
2 10 (18.52%) TOWER Software
3 5 (9.26%) EMC
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
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