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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 52 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 14 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.04% 2.54% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.15% 32.69% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 2
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -34.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,075 £28,400 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
41 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.99% 7.78% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 16
Average salary £35,500 £37,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% -27.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,100 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 17 (53.13%) Perl
4 16 (50.00%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) HTTP
6 12 (37.50%) Python
6 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (34.38%) CentOS
8 10 (31.25%) Welsh Language
8 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Public Cloud
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) PHP
11 7 (21.88%) UNIX
12 6 (18.75%) SLA
12 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
12 6 (18.75%) tcpdump
13 5 (15.63%) OWASP
13 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (15.63%) VLAN
13 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (15.63%) Windows
13 5 (15.63%) SSL
13 5 (15.63%) XML
13 5 (15.63%) PCRE
14 4 (12.50%) User Experience
14 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) nginx
1 4 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) HTTP
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) tcpdump
5 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (15.63%) VLAN
5 5 (15.63%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) VPLS
7 1 (3.13%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQLite
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Riak
2 1 (3.13%) Voldemort
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Application Security Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
2 4 (12.50%) UI Programmer
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Network Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Network Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
1 5 (15.63%) PCRE
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
2 4 (12.50%) CSS3
2 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (12.50%) Ember.js
2 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Grid Computing
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) CentOS
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) Debian
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) OWASP
2 4 (12.50%) Product Management
2 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) SDLC
3 3 (9.38%) ETL
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Perl
2 12 (37.50%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) PHP
6 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) Erlang
7 3 (9.38%) C
7 3 (9.38%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) Lisp
8 2 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (6.25%) Haskell
9 1 (3.13%) ECMAScript
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) SystemTap
9 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) GCIA
2 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Snort
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) iptables
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) Nmap
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Graphite
3 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Google