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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Wales / South Wales
Rank 68 46 56
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 20 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.28% 4.45% 3.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.43% 14.55% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 41
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

Big Data is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 311 378 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 35.50% 30.56% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 261 321 334
Median salary £40,041 £40,000 £37,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 16 £42,500 +18.05% 7
Newport +2 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Torfaen -8 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 23 (41.07%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (41.07%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (35.71%) Apache Spark
5 19 (33.93%) Python
6 18 (32.14%) CSS
6 18 (32.14%) HTML
6 18 (32.14%) Java
7 17 (30.36%) C#
7 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 16 (28.57%) .NET
9 15 (26.79%) Node.js
10 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 14 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 14 (25.00%) Open Source
10 14 (25.00%) SQL
10 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (23.21%) Web Services
11 13 (23.21%) TDD
11 13 (23.21%) Scrum
11 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
12 12 (21.43%) MVC
12 12 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (21.43%) HTML5
12 12 (21.43%) CSS3
13 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server

Big Data
Top Related 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 23 (41.07%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (35.71%) Apache Spark
3 6 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.36%) CMS
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
5 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.57%) Apache
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.57%) NAS
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 14 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.29%) HBase
6 7 (12.50%) Sqoop
7 6 (10.71%) Apache Hive
8 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
9 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
10 3 (5.36%) Mahout
10 3 (5.36%) MySQL
11 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
11 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) Ant
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Junior
6 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) CSS
1 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 16 (28.57%) .NET
2 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 15 (26.79%) Node.js
4 13 (23.21%) Web Services
5 12 (21.43%) CSS3
5 12 (21.43%) HTML5
6 10 (17.86%) JSON
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
7 9 (16.07%) Vue.js
8 8 (14.29%) REST
9 7 (12.50%) SOAP
10 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.71%) Java EE
11 5 (8.93%) RESTful
11 5 (8.93%) WCF
12 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
12 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 3 (5.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.57%) CUDA
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Open Source
3 13 (23.21%) Scrum
3 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.21%) TDD
4 12 (21.43%) MVC
5 7 (12.50%) BDD
5 7 (12.50%) Statistics
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Information Assurance
6 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Machine Learning
8 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) OO
9 3 (5.36%) Statistical Learning
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) Python
3 18 (32.14%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) C#
5 14 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (17.86%) Scala
7 7 (12.50%) Ruby
8 6 (10.71%) C++
8 6 (10.71%) Go
9 5 (8.93%) R
10 4 (7.14%) C
11 3 (5.36%) Groovy
11 3 (5.36%) Perl
11 3 (5.36%) PHP
11 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) HDFS
2 5 (8.93%) Docker
3 2 (3.57%) NFS
3 2 (3.57%) Squid
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Cloudera
2 6 (10.71%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.57%) EMC
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
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