Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 100 100
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 28 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.44% 2.21% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.79% 6.96% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 41
Wales median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,600 £85,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 585 761 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.12% 31.75% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 511 652 658
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Wales

Big Data
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Wales.

Salary trend for Big Data in Wales

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Wales

Big Data
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
South Wales -1 28 £43,750 -7.89% 14
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) ETL
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 6 (21.43%) Analytics
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) Games
7 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.86%) Node.js
8 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
8 4 (14.29%) Apache Pig
8 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 4 (14.29%) RESTful
8 4 (14.29%) Open Source
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) MTS
3 2 (7.14%) Mule
3 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 4 (14.29%) Data Lake
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) OLAP
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.57%) HPCC
6 1 (3.57%) Impala
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Data Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Data Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Data Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Marketing Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Product Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) RESTful
2 4 (14.29%) Spring
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) React
3 3 (10.71%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (7.14%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 2 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) ETL
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Analytics
3 6 (21.43%) Data Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 4 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Groovy
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) R
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata