Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 116 80
Rank change year-on-year +48 -36 +19
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 45 26 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.15% 1.20% 2.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.10% 13.33% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 60
South Wales median annual salary £35,100 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.25% +45.45% -21.43%
10th Percentile £23,097 £21,525 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,349 £60,500 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £36,937 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.66% +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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 298 195 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.88% 8.99% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 274 164 144
South Wales median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £64,625 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in South Wales

SaaS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SaaS in South Wales

SaaS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in South Wales

SaaS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +22 27 £35,000 -41.67%
Cardiff +27 14 £30,000 -25.00%
Torfaen +8 2 £52,500 +123.40%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £27,500 -
SaaS
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 28 (62.22%) PaaS
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
4 22 (48.89%) SQL
5 21 (46.67%) Java
6 19 (42.22%) CSS
7 18 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 18 (40.00%) DevOps
8 17 (37.78%) Python
9 16 (35.56%) Node.js
10 15 (33.33%) R
10 15 (33.33%) CSS3
10 15 (33.33%) Apache Spark
10 15 (33.33%) Go
10 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (33.33%) Ruby
10 15 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (33.33%) Django
10 15 (33.33%) Scala
10 15 (33.33%) Hadoop
11 13 (28.89%) IaaS
12 11 (24.44%) Coaching
12 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
13 10 (22.22%) Linux
14 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
15 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
15 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
15 8 (17.78%) Microsoft

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) PaaS
2 13 (28.89%) IaaS
3 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) G Suite
5 1 (2.22%) npm
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.22%) Ingres
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Bower
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
2 1 (2.22%) Moq
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.22%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Junior
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Operations
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
2 16 (35.56%) Node.js
3 15 (33.33%) CSS3
3 15 (33.33%) Django
3 15 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Autofac
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) Sass
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Symfony
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) DevOps
3 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (24.44%) Coaching
4 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.56%) Pair Programming
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) BDD
9 5 (11.11%) Analytics
9 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (11.11%) Release Management
9 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) OOP
10 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) Python
5 15 (33.33%) Go
5 15 (33.33%) R
5 15 (33.33%) Ruby
5 15 (33.33%) Scala
6 6 (13.33%) PHP
7 4 (8.89%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) PHP 5
10 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Actian
5 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Talend