Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 67 95
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 20 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.57% 2.84% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.47% 9.26% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 16
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £47,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.02% +23.68% +8.57%
10th Percentile £32,200 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £85,000 £47,000
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 236 378 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 30.37% 30.68% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 216 360 370
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £22,975
90th Percentile £50,750 £55,000 £48,750
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cardiff

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Big Data in Cardiff

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (25.00%) Node.js
4 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Games
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (15.00%) React
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Mule
3 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) HPCC
5 1 (5.00%) Impala
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) QlikView
5 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Integration Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.00%) React
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) Kafka
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (15.00%) ETL Development
5 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Groovy
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata