Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 112 111
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 23 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 1.42% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.16% 5.12% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 45
Wales median annual salary £52,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.35% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £54,948 £68,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.31% +0.83%

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 553 547 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.34% 27.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 430 502 632
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,025 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,375 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 23 October 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 23 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
South Wales -15 23 £52,000 +22.35% 14
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Analytics
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (34.78%) Apache Spark
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Python
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (26.09%) Microservices
8 5 (21.74%) Coaching
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Tableau
8 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
8 5 (21.74%) Information Management
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) C++
9 4 (17.39%) Data Management
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) Management Information System

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 8 (34.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Serverless
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
3 4 (17.39%) HPCC
3 4 (17.39%) Presto
4 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) Power BI
4 3 (13.04%) QlikView
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) HBase
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
6 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) Kafka
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) JSP
6 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) React
6 2 (8.70%) RequireJS
6 2 (8.70%) SignalR
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.35%) CGI
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Microservices
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Coaching
4 5 (21.74%) Information Management
4 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (17.39%) Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Science
5 4 (17.39%) Product Management
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Java 8
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) R
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft