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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 73 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.26% 2.09% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.80% 23.93% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
133 117 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.35% 8.73% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 130 96 47
Average salary £38,000 £38,400 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -1 19 £35,000 +7.69%
West Wales -8 10 £30,000 -16.66% 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) C#
3 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 25 (37.31%) .NET
4 21 (31.34%) HTML
5 19 (28.36%) TDD
6 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (23.88%) CSS
7 16 (23.88%) Linux
8 15 (22.39%) Unix
8 15 (22.39%) XML
8 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
8 15 (22.39%) jQuery
8 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
9 14 (20.90%) Scrum
9 14 (20.90%) Windows
10 12 (17.91%) OO
11 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.42%) MVC
11 11 (16.42%) OOP
11 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
11 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.42%) NUnit
11 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
11 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (16.42%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (14.93%) SDLC
12 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
13 9 (13.43%) Cloud Computing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (16.42%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.96%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.99%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.99%) VLAN
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.99%) Riak
2 2 (2.99%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) NUnit
2 3 (4.48%) Moq
3 1 (1.49%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (16.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Agile .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Agile C# Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Developer
6 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Product Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Products Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) HTML
3 16 (23.88%) CSS
4 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
4 15 (22.39%) jQuery
4 15 (22.39%) XML
5 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
5 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (11.94%) HTML5
6 8 (11.94%) NHibernate
6 8 (11.94%) WCF
7 3 (4.48%) Ajax
7 3 (4.48%) Autofac
7 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.48%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (4.48%) RequireJS
7 3 (4.48%) XHTML
8 2 (2.99%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Unix
3 14 (20.90%) Windows
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Solaris
6 1 (1.49%) CentOS
6 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) TDD
3 14 (20.90%) Scrum
4 12 (17.91%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) MVC
5 11 (16.42%) OOP
6 10 (14.93%) SDLC
6 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.45%) Use Case
8 6 (8.96%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.96%) UML
8 6 (8.96%) User Stories
9 4 (5.97%) Change Management
10 3 (4.48%) Data Security
10 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.48%) OOD
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C#
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) TypeScript
5 4 (5.97%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Erlang
6 2 (2.99%) Haskell
6 2 (2.99%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) Lisp
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) SystemTap
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Snort
1 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) VMware
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