The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 75 63 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 34 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.43% 2.71% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.56% 38.46% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 11
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,750 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
93 91 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.63% 7.04% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 85 35
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -34.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £39,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Wales

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Wales

SaaS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
South Wales -8 29 £27,500 -21.42%
North Wales - 5 - -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) UNIX
3 20 (31.25%) Oracle
4 18 (28.13%) Solaris
5 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (23.44%) HTTP
6 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
7 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.31%) Firewall
8 13 (20.31%) Node.js
9 12 (18.75%) Java
9 12 (18.75%) Python
10 11 (17.19%) SQL
10 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
11 10 (15.63%) Apache
11 10 (15.63%) CentOS
12 9 (14.06%) Public Cloud
13 8 (12.50%) SDLC
13 8 (12.50%) tcpdump
13 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.50%) VoIP
13 8 (12.50%) Perl
13 8 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
14 7 (10.94%) Haskell
14 7 (10.94%) Erlang
14 7 (10.94%) Snort
14 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 13 (20.31%) Node.js
2 10 (15.63%) Apache
3 7 (10.94%) nginx
4 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.81%) Jetty
4 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.81%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (7.81%) PaaS
3 5 (7.81%) Route 53
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) HTTP
2 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.31%) Firewall
4 8 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (12.50%) VoIP
4 8 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 5 (7.81%) DNS
5 5 (7.81%) VLAN
5 5 (7.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.81%) Riak
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
2 5 (7.81%) Voldemort
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQLite
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JUnit
1 5 (7.81%) Maven
1 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (7.81%) Hudson
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Moq
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 19 (29.69%) Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Support Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Technical Support Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Support Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Manager
8 3 (4.69%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Network Operations Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.81%) Servlets
3 3 (4.69%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) XSD
4 2 (3.13%) XSLT
4 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) HTML5
4 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.56%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.56%) Autofac
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) XHTML
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.06%) Public Cloud
3 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.94%) Data Structures
4 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
5 5 (7.81%) Digital Media
5 5 (7.81%) Private Cloud
6 4 (6.25%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) UNIX
3 18 (28.13%) Solaris
4 10 (15.63%) CentOS
5 6 (9.38%) Windows
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) SDLC
2 7 (10.94%) Functional Programming
2 7 (10.94%) ETL
2 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
2 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.38%) Product Management
3 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.81%) Open Source
4 5 (7.81%) MapReduce
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.81%) Auto-Scaling
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.81%) JVM Tuning
4 5 (7.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.75%) Python
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) Perl
5 7 (10.94%) Lisp
5 7 (10.94%) C++
5 7 (10.94%) C
5 7 (10.94%) Haskell
5 7 (10.94%) Erlang
6 5 (7.81%) SystemTap
6 5 (7.81%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Snort
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Puppet
1 5 (7.81%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.56%) Graphite
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) RightScale
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) Borland
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco