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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 67 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 41 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.95% - 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.33% - 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 0 8
Average salary £47,500 - £25,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
397 342 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.58% 25.37% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 337 309 353
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 £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 28 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 28 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 - 41 £47,500 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 69 (80.23%) Advertising
2 64 (74.42%) Marketing
2 64 (74.42%) E-Commerce
2 64 (74.42%) Data Mining
2 64 (74.42%) PaaS
2 64 (74.42%) Mobile Marketing
3 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (40.70%) Linux
5 30 (34.88%) Java
6 26 (30.23%) C++
7 25 (29.07%) Telecoms
8 24 (27.91%) SQL
9 23 (26.74%) Scrum
10 19 (22.09%) C
11 18 (20.93%) ETL
12 14 (16.28%) Python
12 14 (16.28%) Windows
13 13 (15.12%) ITIL
13 13 (15.12%) Web Services
13 13 (15.12%) Product Management
14 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
14 12 (13.95%) Perl
14 12 (13.95%) Apache
15 11 (12.79%) UNIX
16 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.63%) Shell Script
16 10 (11.63%) VoltDB
16 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
17 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (10.47%) PHP

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 64 (74.42%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) VPLS
2 4 (4.65%) MPLS
2 4 (4.65%) BGP
2 4 (4.65%) IPv4
2 4 (4.65%) IPv6
3 3 (3.49%) HTTP
3 3 (3.49%) Internet
4 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) NAS
5 1 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (74.42%) Data Mining
2 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 10 (11.63%) VoltDB
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
5 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.49%) HPCC
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.49%) MS Access
7 2 (2.33%) Informix
8 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) OLTP
8 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Selenium
1 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (80.23%) Advertising
2 64 (74.42%) Marketing
3 25 (29.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.14%) Finance
5 4 (4.65%) Automotive
6 3 (3.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Product Manager
3 9 (10.47%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Database Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Architect
5 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.14%) Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) Web Services
2 5 (5.81%) CSS
2 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) REST
3 3 (3.49%) SOAP
3 3 (3.49%) XML
3 3 (3.49%) Zend Framework
4 2 (2.33%) POSIX
4 2 (2.33%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) PCRE
4 2 (2.33%) Pthreads
4 2 (2.33%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.70%) Linux
2 14 (16.28%) Windows
3 11 (12.79%) UNIX
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) E-Commerce
1 64 (74.42%) Mobile Marketing
2 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Scrum
4 18 (20.93%) ETL
5 13 (15.12%) ITIL
5 13 (15.12%) Product Management
6 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (9.30%) SDLC
8 7 (8.14%) Line Management
8 7 (8.14%) Operations Management
8 7 (8.14%) Migration
9 5 (5.81%) User Stories
9 5 (5.81%) Low Latency
9 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.65%) Manual Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) Java
2 26 (30.23%) C++
3 24 (27.91%) SQL
4 19 (22.09%) C
5 14 (16.28%) Python
6 12 (13.95%) Perl
7 10 (11.63%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.47%) PHP
9 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.98%) Ruby
11 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.49%) C#
13 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.16%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.65%) CCIE
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
2 1 (1.16%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) IBM
2 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Zend
4 3 (3.49%) TOWER Software
5 2 (2.33%) Sencha
6 1 (1.16%) Vertica
6 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.16%) Trillium
6 1 (1.16%) Teradata
6 1 (1.16%) VMware