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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 63 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 36 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.76% 0.98% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.35% 35.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
85 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.52% 2.80% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 5
Average salary £35,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +1.81%
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +12 31 £35,000 -37.50% 3
West Wales - 4 £45,000 - 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 41 (78.85%) Linux
2 40 (76.92%) Finance
3 27 (51.92%) Welsh Language
4 25 (48.08%) Perl
5 22 (42.31%) VMware
6 21 (40.38%) Firewall
6 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
6 21 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (34.62%) Windows
8 16 (30.77%) Python
8 16 (30.77%) Debian
8 16 (30.77%) CentOS
8 16 (30.77%) tcpdump
9 15 (28.85%) UNIX
10 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
11 13 (25.00%) Nessus
11 13 (25.00%) VLAN
12 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
12 12 (23.08%) Nmap
12 12 (23.08%) Nagios
12 12 (23.08%) ITIL
12 12 (23.08%) Puppet
13 10 (19.23%) Project Management
13 10 (19.23%) HTTP
13 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.31%) MySQL
15 8 (15.38%) Ruby
15 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
16 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.85%) FileNet
3 2 (3.85%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) PaaS
2 3 (5.77%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
1 21 (40.38%) Firewall
2 16 (30.77%) tcpdump
3 13 (25.00%) VLAN
4 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 10 (19.23%) HTTP
6 7 (13.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (7.69%) DNS
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security
8 3 (5.77%) DHCP
9 1 (1.92%) LDAP
9 1 (1.92%) SSL
9 1 (1.92%) SAN
9 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.85%) Riak
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) RSpec
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.92%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 40 (76.92%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) Welsh Language
3 6 (11.54%) French Language
3 6 (11.54%) German Language
3 6 (11.54%) Italian Language
3 6 (11.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Security Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) XSLT
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) JSF
3 2 (3.85%) JSON
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 16 (30.77%) Debian
3 16 (30.77%) CentOS
4 15 (28.85%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 6 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) SOA
7 4 (7.69%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) Time Management
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Product Management
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Perl
2 16 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (15.38%) Ruby
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Erlang
6 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.69%) C
6 4 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (5.77%) Java
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) Clojure
8 2 (3.85%) Groovy
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Lisp
9 1 (1.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) Nmap
3 5 (9.62%) Xen
4 3 (5.77%) XenServer
5 2 (3.85%) KVM
5 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Snort
6 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Nessus
2 12 (23.08%) Puppet
2 12 (23.08%) Nagios
3 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) YUM
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Twitter
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
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