The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 54 109 89
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -20
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 46 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.58% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.72% 0.56% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Big Data
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
429 356 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.39% 26.49% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 397 317 351
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Big Data
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Wales region.

Big Data Salary Trend in Wales

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Big Data Salary Histogram in Wales

Big Data
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
South Wales +50 45 £42,500 +3.03%
North Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 39 (72.22%) Marketing
2 38 (70.37%) E-Commerce
2 38 (70.37%) Advertising
2 38 (70.37%) Mobile Marketing
3 37 (68.52%) PaaS
4 28 (51.85%) Data Mining
5 26 (48.15%) Java
5 26 (48.15%) Linux
6 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.33%) HTML
7 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (27.78%) MySQL
9 14 (25.93%) Web Services
9 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
10 13 (24.07%) PHP
10 13 (24.07%) SQL
10 13 (24.07%) CSS
10 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
10 13 (24.07%) HTML5
11 12 (22.22%) Degree
12 11 (20.37%) UNIX
12 11 (20.37%) HTTP
13 10 (18.52%) Python
13 10 (18.52%) Internet
14 9 (16.67%) C
14 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.81%) Perl
15 8 (14.81%) XML
15 8 (14.81%) Apache
15 8 (14.81%) IBM

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (68.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.37%) HTTP
3 10 (18.52%) Internet
4 4 (7.41%) SAN
4 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 4 (7.41%) NAS
5 3 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 3 (5.56%) IPv4
5 3 (5.56%) IPv6
5 3 (5.56%) MPLS
5 3 (5.56%) BGP
5 3 (5.56%) VPLS
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.85%) Network Security
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) Data Mining
2 15 (27.78%) MySQL
3 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) Informix
4 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) OLTP
8 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) GCC
2 2 (3.70%) GDB
2 2 (3.70%) Automake
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 39 (72.22%) Marketing
2 38 (70.37%) Advertising
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Games
4 3 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
5 5 (9.26%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) UX Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (25.93%) Web Services
3 13 (24.07%) CSS
3 13 (24.07%) HTML5
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 5 (9.26%) REST
5 5 (9.26%) CSS3
5 5 (9.26%) SOAP
5 5 (9.26%) Spring
6 4 (7.41%) POSIX
6 4 (7.41%) Pthreads
7 2 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (1.85%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.85%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) CentOS
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) E-Commerce
1 38 (70.37%) Mobile Marketing
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.11%) ETL
5 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Low Latency
5 5 (9.26%) User Stories
5 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Business Development
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.56%) Android Development
7 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) PHP
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Python
5 9 (16.67%) C
6 8 (14.81%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) Erlang
9 2 (3.70%) Ruby
9 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) RHCE
3 2 (3.70%) CCIE
3 2 (3.70%) CCNP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.26%) Xen
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) Squid
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
5 1 (1.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) IBM
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Sencha
4 2 (3.70%) EMC
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Vertica
5 1 (1.85%) Zend