Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 95 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 -17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 18 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.31% 1.78% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.79% 13.54% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 33
South Wales median annual salary £35,200 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,600 £28,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,349 £48,805 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +38.33% -14.29%

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 265 229 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.23% 13.18% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 223 202 200
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -4.35%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,525 £21,225
90th Percentile £54,779 £62,250 £57,625
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +9 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Newport +3 8 £38,000 +16.92% 2
SaaS
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) Node.js
2 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) PaaS
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) Laravel
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) Bower
6 5 (27.78%) Docker
6 5 (27.78%) Microservices
6 5 (27.78%) Fintech
6 5 (27.78%) npm
6 5 (27.78%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Symfony
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Django
7 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence

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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) PaaS
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (27.78%) npm
4 4 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) Ingres
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Bower
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Database Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Junior
6 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Node.js
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 5 (27.78%) Laravel
3 5 (27.78%) Symfony
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) Django
4 4 (22.22%) LAMP
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) React
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fintech
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Microservices
5 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 4 (22.22%) Go
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) R
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Actian
1 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Samsung
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk