Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 +18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.03% 1.06% 1.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.57% 5.53% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 24
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.96% +15.04%
10th Percentile £32,750 £28,500 £28,225
90th Percentile £64,600 £64,500 £58,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +40.83%

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 303 253 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.17% 19.14% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 268 213 205
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £23,050
90th Percentile £59,125 £53,750 £59,000
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +12 25 £42,500 +13.33%
Newport +8 2 £55,250 +61.31% 1
Torfaen - 2 £63,000 -
SaaS
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Fintech
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (24.14%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 5 (17.24%) Serverless
9 4 (13.79%) Data Science
9 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (13.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Sprint Planning
9 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (13.79%) Ansible
9 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (13.79%) Deep Learning
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
9 4 (13.79%) Relational Database

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 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Serverless
4 3 (10.34%) Office 365
4 3 (10.34%) Power Platform
5 2 (6.90%) IaaS
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) PaaS
6 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Power BI
3 3 (10.34%) PowerPivot
3 3 (10.34%) SAS EBI
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) Redis
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (3.45%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Xdebug
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Games
1 4 (13.79%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Site Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Business Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Change Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Core
3 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) Laravel
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 2 (6.90%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.45%) Drools
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) Symfony
6 1 (3.45%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Fintech
2 2 (6.90%) Digital TV
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Analytics
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Data Science
5 4 (13.79%) Deep Learning
5 4 (13.79%) IT Strategy
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Sprint Planning
5 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CEH
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Talend
5 1 (3.45%) Zend