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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 52 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 48 0 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.94% - 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.12% - 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 0 18
Average salary £47,500 - £25,750
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +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
340 244 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.94% 24.09% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 300 208 316
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 31 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 16 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 - -
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 82 (81.19%) Advertising
2 77 (76.24%) Marketing
2 77 (76.24%) E-Commerce
2 77 (76.24%) PaaS
2 77 (76.24%) Mobile Marketing
3 72 (71.29%) Data Mining
4 40 (39.60%) Linux
4 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (35.64%) Java
6 25 (24.75%) SQL
7 23 (22.77%) C++
8 21 (20.79%) Scrum
9 20 (19.80%) C
10 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
11 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
11 18 (17.82%) Web Services
12 17 (16.83%) Apache
12 17 (16.83%) ETL
13 16 (15.84%) UNIX
13 16 (15.84%) Windows
14 15 (14.85%) HTML
14 15 (14.85%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.85%) Telecoms
15 13 (12.87%) MySQL
15 13 (12.87%) ITIL
15 13 (12.87%) Python
16 12 (11.88%) CSS
17 11 (10.89%) IBM
17 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
18 10 (9.90%) Systems Analysis

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 17 (16.83%) Apache
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 77 (76.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.90%) HTTP
3 9 (8.91%) Internet
4 6 (5.94%) MPLS
4 6 (5.94%) IPv4
4 6 (5.94%) IPv6
4 6 (5.94%) BGP
4 6 (5.94%) VPLS
5 5 (4.95%) NAS
5 5 (4.95%) SAN
6 3 (2.97%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.97%) DNS
6 3 (2.97%) SSL
6 3 (2.97%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.98%) VPN
8 1 (0.99%) SNMP
8 1 (0.99%) LAN
8 1 (0.99%) WAN
8 1 (0.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (71.29%) Data Mining
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.94%) VoltDB
6 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.96%) Informix
7 3 (2.97%) MS Access
7 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.98%) HPCC
9 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) GCC
2 1 (0.99%) GDB
2 1 (0.99%) Automake
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (81.19%) Advertising
2 77 (76.24%) Marketing
3 15 (14.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.91%) Finance
5 6 (5.94%) Automotive
6 3 (2.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (10.89%) Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Product Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Database Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Operations Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) UI Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Architect
7 5 (4.95%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) Web Services
2 15 (14.85%) HTML
3 12 (11.88%) CSS
4 10 (9.90%) HTML5
5 7 (6.93%) XML
6 6 (5.94%) SOAP
6 6 (5.94%) REST
7 5 (4.95%) CSS3
7 5 (4.95%) Pthreads
7 5 (4.95%) POSIX
8 3 (2.97%) PCRE
9 2 (1.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.98%) Zend Framework
10 1 (0.99%) jQuery
10 1 (0.99%) J2EE
10 1 (0.99%) RESTful
10 1 (0.99%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.99%) Ember.js
10 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.94%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.94%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Statistics
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Linux
2 16 (15.84%) UNIX
2 16 (15.84%) Windows
3 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.92%) Windows 8
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) CentOS
6 2 (1.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (76.24%) E-Commerce
1 77 (76.24%) Mobile Marketing
2 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.79%) Scrum
4 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.83%) ETL
6 13 (12.87%) ITIL
7 10 (9.90%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.91%) Product Management
9 8 (7.92%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.92%) User Stories
10 7 (6.93%) Line Management
10 7 (6.93%) Operations Management
10 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Migration
11 6 (5.94%) Network Architecture
11 6 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.95%) Business Development
13 4 (3.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) Java
2 25 (24.75%) SQL
3 23 (22.77%) C++
4 20 (19.80%) C
5 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.87%) Python
7 10 (9.90%) PHP
8 9 (8.91%) Perl
9 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.97%) Ruby
12 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.98%) C#
13 1 (0.99%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.95%) CCIE
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) CCNP
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) MCSA
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.95%) Xen
2 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) Squid
4 2 (1.98%) NFS
5 1 (0.99%) Samba
5 1 (0.99%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) IBM
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.95%) VMware
3 5 (4.95%) Cisco
4 3 (2.97%) Zend
4 3 (2.97%) Sencha
4 3 (2.97%) SAP
5 2 (1.98%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.98%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.99%) Trillium
6 1 (0.99%) Teradata