Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 80 90
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 19 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.18% 2.44% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.50% 8.62% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 56
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,725 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £57,300 £85,000
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +25.00%

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 422 406 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.21% 28.25% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 347 377 568
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,175
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -26 16 £56,250 +46.10% 7
Newport +15 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Bridgend -4 1 £47,000 +10.59% 1
Big Data
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Analytics
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 5 (26.32%) Microservices
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (26.32%) Information Management
4 5 (26.32%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (21.05%) Kafka
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Data Science

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 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) HPCC
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Presto
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.26%) Power BI
4 1 (5.26%) QlikView
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) Kafka
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) CGI
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Coaching
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
3 5 (26.32%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Science
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Product Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) Java 8
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau