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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 60 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 46 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.33% - 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.17% - 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 0 18
Average salary £47,500 - £25,750
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.28%
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
412 311 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.86% 25.35% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 352 274 378
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
South Wales - 46 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 75 (81.52%) Advertising
2 70 (76.09%) E-Commerce
2 70 (76.09%) Data Mining
2 70 (76.09%) Marketing
2 70 (76.09%) PaaS
2 70 (76.09%) Mobile Marketing
3 35 (38.04%) Linux
3 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (32.61%) Java
5 23 (25.00%) C++
5 23 (25.00%) SQL
6 20 (21.74%) Scrum
7 19 (20.65%) Telecoms
8 17 (18.48%) C
9 16 (17.39%) ETL
9 16 (17.39%) Windows
10 14 (15.22%) Web Services
10 14 (15.22%) Apache
11 13 (14.13%) ITIL
12 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.96%) UNIX
13 11 (11.96%) Python
13 11 (11.96%) Product Management
13 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
14 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.87%) IBM
15 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
15 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (9.78%) Perl

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (15.22%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 70 (76.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.52%) IPv4
2 6 (6.52%) IPv6
2 6 (6.52%) MPLS
2 6 (6.52%) BGP
2 6 (6.52%) VPLS
3 5 (5.43%) HTTP
3 5 (5.43%) Internet
4 4 (4.35%) SAN
4 4 (4.35%) NAS
5 2 (2.17%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.09%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.09%) RSVP
6 1 (1.09%) OSPF
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (76.09%) Data Mining
2 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.70%) VoltDB
4 7 (7.61%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.26%) Informix
6 3 (3.26%) MS Access
7 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.17%) HPCC
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (81.52%) Advertising
2 70 (76.09%) Marketing
3 19 (20.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.70%) Finance
5 5 (5.43%) Automotive
6 3 (3.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Developer
2 11 (11.96%) Product Manager
3 10 (10.87%) Administrator
3 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.78%) Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Database Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Operations Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
9 4 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) Web Services
2 8 (8.70%) HTML
3 7 (7.61%) CSS
4 5 (5.43%) HTML5
5 4 (4.35%) XML
5 4 (4.35%) SOAP
5 4 (4.35%) REST
5 4 (4.35%) CSS3
6 3 (3.26%) Pthreads
6 3 (3.26%) POSIX
7 2 (2.17%) Zend Framework
7 2 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.17%) PCRE
8 1 (1.09%) RESTful
8 1 (1.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
1 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
1 5 (5.43%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Open Source
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.04%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Windows
3 11 (11.96%) UNIX
4 8 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.09%) E-Commerce
1 70 (76.09%) Mobile Marketing
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Scrum
4 16 (17.39%) ETL
5 13 (14.13%) ITIL
6 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.96%) Product Management
8 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (8.70%) Low Latency
10 7 (7.61%) Line Management
10 7 (7.61%) User Stories
10 7 (7.61%) Operations Management
10 7 (7.61%) Migration
11 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture
11 6 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (4.35%) Business Development
13 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) Java
2 23 (25.00%) C++
2 23 (25.00%) SQL
3 17 (18.48%) C
4 11 (11.96%) Python
5 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.78%) Perl
7 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.52%) PHP
9 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
10 2 (2.17%) C#
10 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.09%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
1 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.43%) CCIE
2 3 (3.26%) ISEB
2 3 (3.26%) CCNP
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) RHCE
3 2 (2.17%) MCSE
3 2 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) Xen
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Squid
4 1 (1.09%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) IBM
3 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco
5 4 (4.35%) VMware
6 3 (3.26%) SAP
7 2 (2.17%) TOWER Software
7 2 (2.17%) Zend
7 2 (2.17%) Sencha
8 1 (1.09%) Vertica
8 1 (1.09%) Teradata
8 1 (1.09%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.09%) EMC
8 1 (1.09%) Trillium