Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 71 118
Rank change year-on-year -20 +47 -37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 24 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.51% 3.03% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.54% 14.48% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 15
South Wales median annual salary £51,750 £35,200 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.02% -12.00% +45.45%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,920 £30,350
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,349 £58,870
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +45.45%

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 367 297 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.15% 20.93% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 331 270 155
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,349 £65,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -15 14 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Newport -11 6 £54,000 +54.29%
Torfaen +9 4 £61,500 +17.14% 5
SaaS
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) Python
5 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (33.33%) Analytics
6 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) PaaS
7 6 (25.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (20.83%) IaaS
8 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (20.83%) PowerPivot
8 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
8 5 (20.83%) Office 365
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (20.83%) Google
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (20.83%) Visualisation

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 5 (20.83%) SAS
2 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) PaaS
4 5 (20.83%) IaaS
4 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 3 (12.50%) Serverless
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) DB2
3 5 (20.83%) Power BI
3 5 (20.83%) PowerPivot
3 5 (20.83%) SAS EBI
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudant
4 1 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) SQL BI Developer
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 3 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Digital TV
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) ETL Development
5 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
5 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
6 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Data Science
7 3 (12.50%) Deep Learning
7 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (20.83%) VBA
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat