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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 79 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 19 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.51% 0.83% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.51% 3.30% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
345 273 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.38% 25.32% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 305 247 291
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,075 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Cardiff -10 10 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen +9 9 £37,500 -
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 49 (79.03%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (75.81%) Advertising
3 39 (62.90%) E-Commerce
3 39 (62.90%) Data Mining
3 39 (62.90%) Marketing
3 39 (62.90%) PaaS
3 39 (62.90%) Mobile Marketing
4 35 (56.45%) Telecoms
5 31 (50.00%) Java
6 26 (41.94%) Scrum
7 23 (37.10%) Python
8 22 (35.48%) C++
9 21 (33.87%) Linux
10 17 (27.42%) PHP
11 15 (24.19%) Ruby
12 14 (22.58%) Perl
13 12 (19.35%) SQL
13 12 (19.35%) C
13 12 (19.35%) Product Management
14 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
15 10 (16.13%) ETL
15 10 (16.13%) Web Services
16 9 (14.52%) TOWER Software
16 9 (14.52%) TDD
16 9 (14.52%) OOP
16 9 (14.52%) C#
16 9 (14.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (14.52%) BDD
16 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
16 9 (14.52%) Node.js

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (14.52%) Node.js
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 39 (62.90%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (62.90%) Data Mining
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.90%) VoltDB
4 2 (3.23%) HPCC
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 47 (75.81%) Advertising
2 39 (62.90%) Marketing
3 35 (56.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Automotive
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Product Manager
3 11 (17.74%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Database Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Programme Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Product Manager
9 3 (4.84%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.84%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Head of Infrastructure
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) J2EE
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.23%) Spring
3 2 (3.23%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (62.90%) E-Commerce
2 39 (62.90%) Mobile Marketing
3 26 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (19.35%) Product Management
5 10 (16.13%) ETL
6 9 (14.52%) TDD
6 9 (14.52%) OOP
6 9 (14.52%) BDD
7 8 (12.90%) Line Management
7 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 8 (12.90%) ITIL
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.68%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
9 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.06%) Business Development
9 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) Python
3 22 (35.48%) C++
4 17 (27.42%) PHP
5 15 (24.19%) Ruby
6 14 (22.58%) Perl
7 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) C
8 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.52%) C#
10 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
11 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) TOWER Software
2 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) Zend
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft