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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 70 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 27 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.21% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.03% 2.86% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
87 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.14% 4.23% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 73 35 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Cardiff - 20 £35,000 - 4
Torfaen - 6 £31,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) Firewall
4 16 (42.11%) HTTP
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 12 (31.58%) Perl
7 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 10 (26.32%) Node.js
9 9 (23.68%) SQL
9 9 (23.68%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) Welsh Language
10 8 (21.05%) PHP
10 8 (21.05%) Python
10 8 (21.05%) HTML5
10 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (18.42%) XML
11 7 (18.42%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) CentOS
11 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.79%) UNIX
12 6 (15.79%) tcpdump
13 5 (13.16%) CSS3
13 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
13 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (13.16%) GitHub
13 5 (13.16%) Ember.js
13 5 (13.16%) TypeScript

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.16%) GitHub
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) HTTP
3 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (15.79%) tcpdump
6 5 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (13.16%) SSL
7 3 (7.89%) LAN
7 3 (7.89%) WAN
7 3 (7.89%) VPN
7 3 (7.89%) DNS
7 3 (7.89%) VLAN
7 3 (7.89%) VPLS
7 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security
8 2 (5.26%) Internet
9 1 (2.63%) LDAP
9 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQLite
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
3 5 (13.16%) UI Programmer
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Senior UI Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) CSS3
5 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (13.16%) Ember.js
6 3 (7.89%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.89%) Grid Computing
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) CentOS
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 4 (10.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
1 5 (13.16%) OWASP
1 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
2 4 (10.53%) Time Management
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Network Design
3 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.89%) ETL
3 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.26%) TDD
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Product Management
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 12 (31.58%) Perl
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) PHP
5 5 (13.16%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) ECMAScript
7 3 (7.89%) C
7 3 (7.89%) Erlang
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) VCP4
2 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) CEH
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) GCIA
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Snort
2 3 (7.89%) Nmap
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
3 1 (2.63%) KVM
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nessus
2 3 (7.89%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) VMware
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Twitter
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago