The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 82 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 31 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% 2.56% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.13% 24.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 0
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
SaaS
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 South Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
99 129 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.33% 10.67% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 114 48
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SaaS Salary Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SaaS Salary Histogram in South Wales

SaaS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen +6 7 £23,500 -18.26%
Cardiff -14 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £30,000 -
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Unix
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) C#
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 6 (18.18%) Use Case
6 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 6 (18.18%) User Stories
6 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (9.09%) HTML5
9 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Riak
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) French Language
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Account Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Release Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 6 (18.18%) Scrum
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.18%) UML
2 6 (18.18%) Use Case
2 6 (18.18%) User Stories
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Data Security
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Presales
4 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Percona