Period
to 24 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 76 71
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 20 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.28% 2.04% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.05% 8.43% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 33
South Wales median annual salary £39,750 £41,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.22% -17.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,104 £30,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £65,600 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.82% -17.00% +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 396 356 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.26% 24.22% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 359 304 341
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £56,250 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -16 19 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bridgend +9 1 £27,000 +3.85%
Big Data
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (45.00%) Analytics
5 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 8 (40.00%) Azure
5 8 (40.00%) Process Improvement
5 8 (40.00%) ETL
5 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (35.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (30.00%) Data Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) MSBuild
7 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
8 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (25.00%) Social Media
9 4 (20.00%) AWS
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Unix
10 3 (15.00%) Linux
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) Test Automation

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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Azure
2 4 (20.00%) AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (10.00%) Serverless
4 1 (5.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Power BI
4 2 (10.00%) Riak
5 1 (5.00%) Biml
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Postman
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Data Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Python Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Product Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Product Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Product Owner
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
6 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Laravel
1 1 (5.00%) React
1 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Analytics
3 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) ETL
3 8 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Data Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Microservices
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (10.00%) Product Roadmap
8 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) APMP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Zend