Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 67 111
Rank change year-on-year -31 +44 -19
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 17 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.08% 3.07% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.97% 16.94% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 22
South Wales median annual salary £53,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.86% +3.70% +22.73%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,742 £19,725
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,349 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £41,250 £36,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.40% +3.93% +27.27%

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 342 248 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.70% 18.16% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 309 232 183
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,375 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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
Cardiff -21 11 £37,500 +13.64% 3
Newport -10 5 £57,000 +67.65% 1
Torfaen +1 2 £58,750 +11.90% 1
SaaS
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) PaaS
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) HTTP
4 6 (35.29%) SAS
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) Google
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
5 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) VBA
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 5 (29.41%) DB2
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (29.41%) JSON

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 6 (35.29%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) PaaS
3 5 (29.41%) Office 365
4 4 (23.53%) IaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) DB2
3 5 (29.41%) Power BI
3 5 (29.41%) PowerPivot
3 5 (29.41%) SAS EBI
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SQL BI Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) pytest
4 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Data Integration
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) ETL Development
2 5 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Microservices
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Market Research
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) VBA
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Go
6 1 (5.88%) Java 8
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
1 1 (5.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) IBM