The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 68 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 2.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.89% 41.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Average salary £47,500 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
SaaS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Cloud Services Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
36 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.24% 5.13% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 21
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £24,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cardiff region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Cardiff

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) Data Security
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) Presales
9 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
9 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
9 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (10.00%) Voldemort
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
9 2 (10.00%) Riak
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
9 2 (10.00%) SystemTap
9 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
9 2 (10.00%) French Language

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Riak
2 2 (10.00%) Voldemort
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Product Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Products Support Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Support Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Graduate
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
4 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Erlang
2 2 (10.00%) Haskell
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Lisp
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) SystemTap
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Snort
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) VMware