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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 74 84 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 14 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.60% 1.21% 1.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.77% 13.39% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 21
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £60,000 £49,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 130 112 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.84% 9.05% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 118 108 88
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 6 £40,000 -33.33%
Newport - 5 £32,500 -
Torfaen +11 4 £41,500 +18.57%
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 17 (48.57%) IaaS
2 16 (45.71%) PaaS
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
6 10 (28.57%) Unix
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) Apache
8 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
9 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 7 (20.00%) Firewall
9 7 (20.00%) LAMP
9 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) LAN
10 6 (17.14%) Release Management
11 5 (14.29%) JSON
11 5 (14.29%) System Testing

SaaS
Top Related 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 8 (22.86%) Apache
1 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) IaaS
2 16 (45.71%) PaaS
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (14.29%) Office 365
5 2 (5.71%) G Suite
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 5 (14.29%) JUnit
1 5 (14.29%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Agile Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) LAMP
2 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
2 5 (14.29%) REST
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) Laravel
6 1 (2.86%) COM+
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Fintech
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.71%) OpenBSD
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (17.14%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) System Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) RHCE
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Terraform
1 2 (5.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Borland
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) Zend