Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 76 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 37 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.69% 3.02% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.95% 8.74% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 68
South Wales median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,650 £26,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £85,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 372 595 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.00% 34.57% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 341 505 581
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £55,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Big Data in South Wales

Big Data
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in South Wales

Big Data
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 25 £39,750 -14.05% 2
Newport -3 10 £58,750 -26.56% 2
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 - 1
Big Data
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
5 8 (21.62%) Machine Learning
5 8 (21.62%) Data Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) Python
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
7 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (16.22%) PHP
7 6 (16.22%) ETL
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.22%) Data Science
7 6 (16.22%) Java 8
7 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.51%) Data Strategy
8 5 (13.51%) Finance
8 5 (13.51%) Statistics
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) MySQL
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) Node.js
8 5 (13.51%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Mule
4 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
3 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
5 4 (10.81%) HPCC
6 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.11%) Impala
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) OLAP
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Data Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Data Scientist
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum Master
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Data Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (13.51%) Node.js
1 5 (13.51%) RESTful
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) Kafka
2 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.11%) React
3 3 (8.11%) REST
3 3 (8.11%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Scrum
3 8 (21.62%) Data Architecture
3 8 (21.62%) Machine Learning
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Data Science
4 6 (16.22%) ETL
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) Data Strategy
5 5 (13.51%) Statistics
6 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) MVC
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Product Management
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Java 8
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) R
7 2 (5.41%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) Groovy
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau