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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 70 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 33 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.53% 0.83% 0.095%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.37% 29.73% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 1
Average salary £35,000 £53,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.27% +25.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
86 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.61% 2.80% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76 37 8
Average salary £35,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.45% -
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 27 £35,000 -34.27% 1
West Wales - 5 £45,000 - 4
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (75.86%) Linux
2 43 (74.14%) Finance
3 28 (48.28%) Welsh Language
4 26 (44.83%) Perl
5 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 24 (41.38%) VMware
5 24 (41.38%) Firewall
6 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (34.48%) Windows
8 17 (29.31%) Python
8 17 (29.31%) tcpdump
9 16 (27.59%) CentOS
9 16 (27.59%) UNIX
9 16 (27.59%) Debian
10 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
11 14 (24.14%) Nessus
11 14 (24.14%) VLAN
12 13 (22.41%) ITIL
12 13 (22.41%) Puppet
13 12 (20.69%) Wireshark
13 12 (20.69%) HTTP
13 12 (20.69%) Nmap
13 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (20.69%) Nagios
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.97%) Incident Management
15 10 (17.24%) Project Management
15 10 (17.24%) MySQL
16 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (15.52%) Ruby

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.45%) FileNet
3 2 (3.45%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) PaaS
2 4 (6.90%) IaaS
2 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
1 24 (41.38%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) tcpdump
3 14 (24.14%) VLAN
4 12 (20.69%) Wireshark
4 12 (20.69%) HTTP
5 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (8.62%) DNS
6 5 (8.62%) Network Security
7 3 (5.17%) DHCP
8 1 (1.72%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) LAN
8 1 (1.72%) WAN
8 1 (1.72%) SSL
8 1 (1.72%) SAN
8 1 (1.72%) Internet
8 1 (1.72%) VPN
8 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
2 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.45%) Riak
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.90%) RSpec
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (1.72%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (74.14%) Finance
2 28 (48.28%) Welsh Language
3 6 (10.34%) French Language
3 6 (10.34%) German Language
3 6 (10.34%) Italian Language
3 6 (10.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Security Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Operations Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) XSLT
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.45%) Spring
3 2 (3.45%) JSF
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.45%) HTML5
3 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Grid Computing
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 16 (27.59%) UNIX
3 16 (27.59%) Debian
3 16 (27.59%) CentOS
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
2 13 (22.41%) ITIL
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) Incident Management
5 10 (17.24%) Project Management
6 8 (13.79%) DevOps
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Time Management
8 6 (10.34%) SOA
8 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (8.62%) Product Management
10 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.90%) OO
10 4 (6.90%) Service Management
11 3 (5.17%) TDD
11 3 (5.17%) RUP
11 3 (5.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Perl
2 17 (29.31%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) Ruby
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Erlang
6 5 (8.62%) C
6 5 (8.62%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) Java
7 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) Scala
9 2 (3.45%) Clojure
9 2 (3.45%) Groovy
10 1 (1.72%) Haskell
10 1 (1.72%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) CEH
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.69%) Nmap
3 5 (8.62%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) XenServer
5 2 (3.45%) KVM
5 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) Snort
6 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Nessus
2 13 (22.41%) Puppet
3 12 (20.69%) Nagios
4 8 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) YUM
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
4 4 (6.90%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) Twitter
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago