Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 36 42 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.89% 1.97% 2.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.28% 6.38% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 64
Wales median annual salary £47,200 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.89% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,875 £26,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

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 573 658 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.02% 30.89% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 441 565 666
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,948 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -3 28 £47,400 +5.33% 8
Mid Wales - 7 - -
West Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Big Data
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 18 (50.00%) Analytics
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) SQL
5 14 (38.89%) Data Science
6 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (36.11%) Project Management
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (25.00%) MySQL
9 9 (25.00%) ETL
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 9 (25.00%) SOA
9 9 (25.00%) REST
9 9 (25.00%) Power BI
10 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 8 (22.22%) Machine Learning
10 8 (22.22%) Product Management
10 8 (22.22%) Python
10 8 (22.22%) Oracle
10 8 (22.22%) PHP
10 8 (22.22%) Java
11 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
11 7 (19.44%) Validation
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL

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 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Serverless
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) Power BI
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (19.44%) PerformancePoint
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (16.67%) HPCC
4 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (8.33%) Presto
7 2 (5.56%) Impala
7 2 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Integration Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Data Scientist
5 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum Master
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Big Data Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Big Data Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Head of Data Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) REST
3 7 (19.44%) SOAP
4 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) Kafka
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) React
6 2 (5.56%) RequireJS
6 2 (5.56%) SignalR
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
1 7 (19.44%) Virtual Team
2 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Analytics
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Data Science
4 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (36.11%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) ETL
5 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) SOA
6 8 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 8 (22.22%) Product Management
7 7 (19.44%) Business Process Modelling
7 7 (19.44%) Change Data Capture
7 7 (19.44%) Data Integration
7 7 (19.44%) EAI
7 7 (19.44%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (19.44%) Master Data Management
7 7 (19.44%) Predictive Analytics
7 7 (19.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) PHP
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
3 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Java 8
5 3 (8.33%) R
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (19.44%) Postgraduate
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Tableau
4 2 (5.56%) Zend
5 1 (2.78%) Google