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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 71 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 31 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.32% 1.24% 1.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.99% 17.98% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 18
Average salary £33,750 £37,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.78% +37.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
141 89 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.54% 6.87% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 113 81 39
Average salary £42,000 £36,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,050 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £56,500 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 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 22 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
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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 +22 30 £31,875 -13.85% 1
West Wales - 1 £36,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) Perl
5 15 (24.19%) UNIX
5 15 (24.19%) HTTP
6 14 (22.58%) Node.js
7 13 (20.97%) SQL
8 12 (19.35%) HTML
8 12 (19.35%) Python
8 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
9 11 (17.74%) CentOS
10 10 (16.13%) Welsh Language
10 10 (16.13%) XML
10 10 (16.13%) CSS
10 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.52%) SLA
11 9 (14.52%) VMware
11 9 (14.52%) Product Management
11 9 (14.52%) HTML5
11 9 (14.52%) Public Cloud
12 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (12.90%) VoIP
12 8 (12.90%) Oracle
12 8 (12.90%) C#
12 8 (12.90%) Solaris
13 7 (11.29%) PHP
13 7 (11.29%) .NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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%) nginx
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) GitHub
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) HTTP
3 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.90%) VoIP
5 6 (9.68%) tcpdump
6 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (8.06%) VLAN
6 5 (8.06%) SSL
6 5 (8.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.61%) VPLS
8 1 (1.61%) LAN
8 1 (1.61%) LDAP
8 1 (1.61%) WAN
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) DNS
8 1 (1.61%) SAN
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQLite
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Voldemort
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Riak
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) NUnit
1 3 (4.84%) Moq
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Technical Support
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Application Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.45%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) HTML
1 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
2 10 (16.13%) XML
2 10 (16.13%) CSS
3 9 (14.52%) HTML5
4 7 (11.29%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (11.29%) jQuery
5 5 (8.06%) PCRE
6 4 (6.45%) JSON
6 4 (6.45%) CSS3
6 4 (6.45%) Ember.js
7 3 (4.84%) Ajax
7 3 (4.84%) NHibernate
7 3 (4.84%) XHTML
7 3 (4.84%) Autofac
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Grid Computing
4 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) UNIX
3 11 (17.74%) CentOS
4 8 (12.90%) Solaris
5 5 (8.06%) Windows
6 3 (4.84%) Debian
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Product Management
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.06%) TDD
3 5 (8.06%) Web Development
3 5 (8.06%) Project Management
3 5 (8.06%) OWASP
4 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
4 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 4 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (6.45%) MVC
5 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.84%) ETL
5 3 (4.84%) OO
5 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.42%) Perl
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) Python
5 8 (12.90%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) PHP
7 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.06%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.84%) C
9 3 (4.84%) C++
9 3 (4.84%) Java
9 3 (4.84%) Erlang
10 2 (3.23%) Haskell
10 2 (3.23%) Lisp
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.61%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.61%) GCIA
2 1 (1.61%) CEH
2 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) COBIT
3 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Snort
3 2 (3.23%) iptables
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nagios
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Nessus
2 2 (3.23%) Nmap
3 1 (1.61%) yum
3 1 (1.61%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) VMware
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Twitter
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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