Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 88 109
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 32 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.30% 2.38% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.40% 8.32% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 33
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% +17.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £85,000 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% +17.50% -5.88%

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 381 625 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.33% 28.63% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 355 568 612
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +27 20 £38,500 -17.20% 4
Newport -9 6 £59,000 -26.25%
Torfaen -5 5 £45,000 +3.45%
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 - 1
Big Data
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Hadoop
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) ETL
4 10 (31.25%) Visualisation
5 8 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.00%) Games
5 8 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (21.88%) Data Analytics
6 7 (21.88%) MapReduce
6 7 (21.88%) Analytics
6 7 (21.88%) Apache Pig
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) Python
6 7 (21.88%) R
7 6 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 6 (18.75%) MySQL
7 6 (18.75%) Apache Spark
8 5 (15.63%) Tableau
8 5 (15.63%) Advertising
8 5 (15.63%) Spotfire
8 5 (15.63%) QlikView
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 7 (21.88%) Apache Pig
2 6 (18.75%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Hadoop
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) MySQL
4 5 (15.63%) QlikView
4 5 (15.63%) Spotfire
5 4 (12.50%) Data Lake
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (12.50%) OLAP
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (6.25%) HPCC
8 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Data Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Data Integration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Data Scientist
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Product Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Product Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) Pandas
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) CSS3
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (6.25%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
2 10 (31.25%) Visualisation
3 8 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Data Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) MapReduce
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (12.50%) Coaching
6 4 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
6 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Data Transformation
6 4 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) ETL Development
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) R
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Tableau
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (3.13%) Zend