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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 77 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 32 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.40% 1.01% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.68% 33.33% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 1
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -22.22%
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
101 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.57% 3.02% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 86 33 8
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 £31,000 £30,400 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 23 £32,500 -5.79% 1
West Wales +13 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North Wales - 1 - -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
3 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (30.00%) Firewall
5 14 (28.00%) HTML
5 14 (28.00%) HTTP
6 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (24.00%) CSS
8 11 (22.00%) C#
8 11 (22.00%) Perl
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
8 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (22.00%) Ruby
8 11 (22.00%) Welsh Language
8 11 (22.00%) HTML5
8 11 (22.00%) Puppet
8 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 10 (20.00%) Node.js
9 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (20.00%) VMware
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (16.00%) RSpec
11 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) XML
11 8 (16.00%) .NET
11 8 (16.00%) SOA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.00%) PaaS
2 8 (16.00%) IaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (10.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) HTTP
3 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.00%) tcpdump
5 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.00%) VLAN
7 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (6.00%) LAN
8 3 (6.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) VPLS
8 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 3 (6.00%) DNS
8 3 (6.00%) SSL
9 2 (4.00%) Internet
9 2 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) RSpec
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Moq
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (10.00%) UI Programmer
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior UI Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.00%) HTML5
4 8 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 8 (16.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) .NET
5 7 (14.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) CSS3
6 5 (10.00%) Ember.js
6 5 (10.00%) JSON
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.00%) XHTML
8 3 (6.00%) Ajax
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.00%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.00%) WCF
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.00%) Grid Computing
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) CentOS
4 4 (8.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.00%) SOA
3 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 7 (14.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.00%) Web Development
5 5 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.00%) Product Management
7 3 (6.00%) OWASP
7 3 (6.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.00%) Perl
2 11 (22.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Ruby
3 8 (16.00%) Python
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
4 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) Erlang
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) ECMAScript
6 2 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) Lisp
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) Haskell
7 1 (2.00%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) CEH
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Nmap
3 3 (6.00%) Snort
3 3 (6.00%) XenServer
4 2 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
1 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.00%) Nessus
3 4 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (6.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago