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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 82 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 0.34% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.96% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
270 334 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.62% 28.74% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 234 305 244
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 17 September 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
Cardiff - 7 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Erlang
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) JUnit
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) Python

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Erlang
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA