Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 77 99
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 20 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.27% 2.15% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.58% 7.63% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 45
South Wales median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £54,080 £68,000
Wales median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +10.56% +3.45% +8.75%

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 437 380 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.80% 28.23% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 357 358 546
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +1.99% +7.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,175 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.03% +3.00% +7.14%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -28 15 £52,500 +23.53% 11
Bridgend -2 2 £61,000 +43.53% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £40,000 -
Newport +3 1 £52,500 +2.74% 4
Big Data
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 12 (60.00%) Analytics
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) Microservices
7 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Tableau
7 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
8 4 (20.00%) Product Management
8 4 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
8 4 (20.00%) Kafka
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) C#

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 (35.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Serverless
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (20.00%) Presto
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Power BI
3 3 (15.00%) QlikView
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) HBase
4 2 (10.00%) HPCC
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) Kafka
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) React
5 2 (10.00%) RequireJS
5 2 (10.00%) SignalR
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Analytics
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Microservices
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Coaching
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (20.00%) Product Management
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Data Science
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Java 8
7 1 (5.00%) Groovy
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) R
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft