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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 61 74 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.09% 0.57% 2.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 11.76% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 13
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +71.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,700 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 90 34 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.36% 4.86% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 84 33 33
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £49,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Cardiff

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) LAMP
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) PaaS
3 6 (26.09%) IaaS
4 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) System Testing
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) SOAP
4 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) NetBeans
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 5 (21.74%) Apache
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL

SaaS
Top Related 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 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
1 5 (21.74%) JUnit
1 5 (21.74%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) LAMP
2 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
2 5 (21.74%) J2EE
2 5 (21.74%) JSON
2 5 (21.74%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) Laravel
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) System Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Competitive Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Zend