Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 107 91
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16 +10
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 35 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.58% 1.50% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.31% 15.26% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 53
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +32.73% -21.43%
10th Percentile £21,855 £28,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,349 £62,500 £48,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -16.67%

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 263 190 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.42% 9.84% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 239 154 174
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £21,200 £23,163 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 January 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 January 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
Newport +14 20 £35,000 +13.82%
Cardiff +23 15 £34,500 -13.75% 3
Torfaen - 1 £52,500 -
SaaS
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) PaaS
3 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
3 16 (45.71%) Node.js
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) Python
6 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (28.57%) Scala
7 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
7 10 (28.57%) CSS3
7 10 (28.57%) R
7 10 (28.57%) Django
7 10 (28.57%) Ruby
7 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (28.57%) Go
7 10 (28.57%) DevOps
7 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
8 9 (25.71%) Coaching
8 9 (25.71%) IaaS
8 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
9 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) PHP
10 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (17.14%) HTML

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 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) PaaS
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (25.71%) IaaS
4 4 (11.43%) npm
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.86%) G Suite
6 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
2 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.86%) Ingres
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Bower
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.86%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) CSS
1 16 (45.71%) Node.js
2 10 (28.57%) CSS3
2 10 (28.57%) Django
2 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) Laravel
4 5 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) Symfony
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) LAMP
7 2 (5.71%) React
7 2 (5.71%) RESTful
8 1 (2.86%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) REST
8 1 (2.86%) Sass
8 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.57%) Fintech
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps
3 9 (25.71%) Coaching
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (17.14%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 5 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (14.29%) Release Management
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) Microservices
8 4 (11.43%) OOP
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security
9 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
9 3 (8.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) Go
5 10 (28.57%) R
5 10 (28.57%) Ruby
5 10 (28.57%) Scala
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.86%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Actian
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) Talend