Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 88 90
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -26
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.61% 1.81% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.29% 20.66% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 23
Cardiff median annual salary £29,250 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.88% +31.15% -12.86%
10th Percentile £21,500 £30,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,800 £57,337 £48,750
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% -21.43%

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 140 121 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.31% 8.75% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 121 99 62
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £21,175
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,500 £49,875
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Cardiff

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SaaS in Cardiff

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) NAS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) NAS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Bower
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Laravel
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Symfony
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP 5
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco