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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 77 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.85% 8.00% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 6
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +74.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £37,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%
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
94 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.78% 4.35% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 14
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,250 £53,250
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 - 26 £33,750 - 1
West Wales +17 3 £36,000 -4.00%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 17 (30.36%) Firewall
4 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) HTTP
5 15 (26.79%) Perl
6 12 (21.43%) HTML
7 11 (19.64%) Welsh Language
7 11 (19.64%) CentOS
8 10 (17.86%) SQL
8 10 (17.86%) CSS
8 10 (17.86%) UNIX
8 10 (17.86%) Node.js
9 9 (16.07%) XML
9 9 (16.07%) Python
9 9 (16.07%) HTML5
10 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 8 (14.29%) VMware
10 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.29%) Product Management
10 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (12.50%) C#
11 7 (12.50%) PHP
11 7 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (10.71%) .NET
12 6 (10.71%) SLA
12 6 (10.71%) Ruby
12 6 (10.71%) jQuery

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (17.86%) Node.js
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 4 (7.14%) IaaS
3 4 (7.14%) PaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) Firewall
2 16 (28.57%) HTTP
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) SSL
4 5 (8.93%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (8.93%) tcpdump
5 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.14%) VLAN
6 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 2 (3.57%) DNS
7 2 (3.57%) VPLS
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (1.79%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) SQLite
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) RSpec
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Moq
3 2 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
5 5 (8.93%) UI Programmer
5 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Application Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) HTML
2 10 (17.86%) CSS
3 9 (16.07%) XML
3 9 (16.07%) HTML5
4 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (10.71%) .NET
6 6 (10.71%) jQuery
7 5 (8.93%) PCRE
7 5 (8.93%) Ember.js
7 5 (8.93%) CSS3
7 5 (8.93%) JSON
8 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.57%) XHTML
9 2 (3.57%) Ajax
9 2 (3.57%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) CentOS
3 10 (17.86%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Debian
5 3 (5.36%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.29%) Product Management
2 5 (8.93%) OWASP
2 5 (8.93%) Software Architecture
2 5 (8.93%) DevOps
2 5 (8.93%) Project Management
2 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) SOA
3 4 (7.14%) TDD
3 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.14%) Web Development
3 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) MVC
4 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) Perl
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
5 7 (12.50%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.93%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.36%) ECMAScript
9 2 (3.57%) C++
9 2 (3.57%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) Erlang
9 2 (3.57%) C
10 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) GCIA
2 1 (1.79%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) iptables
3 2 (3.57%) Snort
4 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
1 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Nagios
2 3 (5.36%) Nessus
2 3 (5.36%) Nmap
3 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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