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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 78 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 23 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 0.52% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.56% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 1
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
90 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.00% 1.57% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 17 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,800 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +20 17 £33,000 -4.34% 4
West Wales +9 5 £45,000 +95.65%
North Wales - 1 - -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 33 (58.93%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) Firewall
3 22 (39.29%) Perl
4 20 (35.71%) Welsh Language
5 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (33.93%) VMware
5 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.36%) HTTP
7 16 (28.57%) UNIX
8 15 (26.79%) Python
9 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.00%) Puppet
10 13 (23.21%) tcpdump
10 13 (23.21%) Ruby
10 13 (23.21%) CentOS
10 13 (23.21%) Windows
11 12 (21.43%) SQL
11 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (19.64%) VLAN
12 11 (19.64%) Nessus
13 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.86%) Debian
14 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.07%) Wireshark
14 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.07%) Nmap
14 9 (16.07%) Nagios

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (7.14%) Node.js
2 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (14.29%) PaaS
1 8 (14.29%) IaaS
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) GitHub
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) Firewall
2 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
3 17 (30.36%) HTTP
4 13 (23.21%) tcpdump
5 11 (19.64%) VLAN
6 9 (16.07%) Wireshark
7 7 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (7.14%) DNS
9 3 (5.36%) SSL
9 3 (5.36%) VPN
9 3 (5.36%) LAN
9 3 (5.36%) WAN
9 3 (5.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (5.36%) VPLS
10 2 (3.57%) Network Security
10 2 (3.57%) Internet
11 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Riak
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) RSpec
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
General
1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.79%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) German Language
3 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Developer
1 8 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) UI Programmer
5 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
2 7 (12.50%) HTML5
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 6 (10.71%) XML
4 5 (8.93%) JSON
4 5 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
6 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.36%) CSS3
7 2 (3.57%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) XHTML
7 2 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.93%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (8.93%) Grid Computing
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) UNIX
3 13 (23.21%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) CentOS
4 10 (17.86%) Debian
5 1 (1.79%) OS/2
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.29%) Time Management
4 8 (14.29%) DevOps
4 8 (14.29%) SOA
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Product Management
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) OWASP
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Network Design
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
8 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Perl
2 15 (26.79%) Python
3 13 (23.21%) Ruby
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.29%) C#
7 7 (12.50%) Erlang
8 6 (10.71%) C++
8 6 (10.71%) C
8 6 (10.71%) PHP
9 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.36%) ECMAScript
11 2 (3.57%) Java
12 1 (1.79%) Lisp
12 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.79%) SystemTap
12 1 (1.79%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Nmap
3 4 (7.14%) XenServer
4 3 (5.36%) KVM
4 3 (5.36%) Snort
5 2 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (19.64%) Nessus
4 9 (16.07%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) VMware
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
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