Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 78 72
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 45 37 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.07% 2.68% 3.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.87% 9.87% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 49
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £47,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.56% -4.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,375 £61,750 £85,000
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.16% -5.00% +11.11%

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 379 375 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.85% 27.13% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 339 344 505
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,575 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,925 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +15 43 £40,000 +0.63% 3
Bridgend -13 2 £25,750 -39.41%
Big Data
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
4 16 (35.56%) Python
5 14 (31.11%) PHP
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
6 11 (24.44%) MySQL
6 11 (24.44%) C++
6 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 10 (22.22%) Scrum
8 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (20.00%) Analytics
9 8 (17.78%) Linux
10 7 (15.56%) JIRA
10 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.33%) GitHub
11 6 (13.33%) Confluence
11 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.33%) Test Management
11 6 (13.33%) Data Science
11 6 (13.33%) QA
11 6 (13.33%) Selenium
11 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.33%) Subversion
11 6 (13.33%) Finance
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle

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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) GitHub
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) HPCC
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.22%) Power BI
4 1 (2.22%) Presto
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.56%) JIRA
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium
4 6 (13.33%) Subversion
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Junior
3 12 (26.67%) Data Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Junior Data Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) JIRA Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) Flask
2 4 (8.89%) Pandas
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Anaconda
4 1 (2.22%) pytest
4 1 (2.22%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Analytics
5 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (13.33%) Data Science
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Test Management
5 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.11%) Data Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 5 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Data Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Kanban
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Python
3 14 (31.11%) PHP
4 11 (24.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau