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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 74 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 32 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.32% 0.081% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.77% 1.56% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 0 12
Average salary £33,750 - £21,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,650 - £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
147 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.65% 5.22% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 117 59 28
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £56,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 May 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 May 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 - 32 £33,750 - 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 18 (29.03%) Firewall
5 17 (27.42%) Perl
6 16 (25.81%) HTTP
7 14 (22.58%) Node.js
8 13 (20.97%) HTML
8 13 (20.97%) UNIX
9 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
9 12 (19.35%) CentOS
10 11 (17.74%) Welsh Language
10 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (17.74%) Python
10 11 (17.74%) SQL
10 11 (17.74%) CSS
11 10 (16.13%) HTML5
12 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.52%) XML
12 9 (14.52%) VMware
13 8 (12.90%) SLA
13 8 (12.90%) Public Cloud
13 8 (12.90%) Product Management
13 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
14 7 (11.29%) PHP
14 7 (11.29%) C#
14 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (9.68%) .NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (22.58%) Node.js
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) FrameMaker
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) GitHub
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) PaaS
3 3 (4.84%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) HTTP
3 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.68%) VoIP
4 6 (9.68%) tcpdump
5 5 (8.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (8.06%) SSL
5 5 (8.06%) VLAN
6 4 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.61%) VPLS
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
8 1 (1.61%) WAN
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) DNS
8 1 (1.61%) SAN
8 1 (1.61%) LDAP
8 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.45%) SQLite
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Riak
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) RSpec
1 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) NUnit
2 2 (3.23%) Moq
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Support
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.68%) UI Programmer
5 6 (9.68%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Application Security Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) HTML
2 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
3 11 (17.74%) CSS
4 10 (16.13%) HTML5
5 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (14.52%) XML
6 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (9.68%) .NET
7 6 (9.68%) Ember.js
7 6 (9.68%) CSS3
7 6 (9.68%) JSON
7 6 (9.68%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) PCRE
9 4 (6.45%) Web Services
10 2 (3.23%) NHibernate
10 2 (3.23%) Ajax
10 2 (3.23%) XHTML
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.23%) Autofac
10 2 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) UNIX
3 12 (19.35%) CentOS
4 6 (9.68%) Solaris
5 5 (8.06%) Windows
6 4 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Product Management
2 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
2 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
3 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
4 5 (8.06%) OWASP
4 5 (8.06%) Project Management
4 5 (8.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.45%) TDD
5 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Web Development
5 4 (6.45%) DevOps
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.42%) Perl
3 11 (17.74%) Python
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) PHP
4 7 (11.29%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.06%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) ECMAScript
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) Erlang
9 1 (1.61%) SystemTap
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) Haskell
9 1 (1.61%) Lisp
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) CISSP
2 1 (1.61%) CEH
2 1 (1.61%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) COBIT
3 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) iptables
3 2 (3.23%) Snort
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Nagios
3 3 (4.84%) Nessus
3 3 (4.84%) Nmap
4 1 (1.61%) Graphite
4 1 (1.61%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) VMware
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Twitter
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Google
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