Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 120 86
Rank change year-on-year +33 -34 +12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 56 36 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.69% 1.36% 2.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.67% 14.69% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 63
Wales median annual salary £36,375 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.06% +45.45% -21.43%
10th Percentile £23,655 £23,200 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £77,500 £48,750
UK median annual salary £52,700 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.18% +10.00% +5.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 442 245 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.26% 9.28% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 401 194 161
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,625 £58,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Wales

SaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Wales.

Salary trend for SaaS in Wales

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Wales

SaaS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
South Wales +51 45 £35,100 -12.25% 1
West Wales - 11 £40,000 - 2
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) PaaS
3 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (44.64%) SQL
5 22 (39.29%) CSS
6 21 (37.50%) Java
7 19 (33.93%) Python
8 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
8 18 (32.14%) DevOps
9 17 (30.36%) Ruby
10 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 16 (28.57%) Node.js
11 15 (26.79%) R
11 15 (26.79%) CSS3
11 15 (26.79%) Scala
11 15 (26.79%) Hadoop
11 15 (26.79%) Django
11 15 (26.79%) Apache Spark
11 15 (26.79%) Go
11 15 (26.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (23.21%) IaaS
13 12 (21.43%) Linux
14 11 (19.64%) Coaching
14 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
15 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
16 9 (16.07%) TDD
16 9 (16.07%) Scrum
17 8 (14.29%) SharePoint

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (26.79%) Apache Spark
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.00%) PaaS
2 13 (23.21%) IaaS
3 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.79%) G Suite
5 1 (1.79%) Heroku
5 1 (1.79%) npm
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 3 (5.36%) NAS
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) VLAN
4 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
2 15 (26.79%) Hadoop
3 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.79%) Ingres
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.36%) Moq
1 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Bower
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) JMeter
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.79%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) Administrator
3 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Junior
3 4 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Junior Software Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Head of Operations
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) CSS
2 16 (28.57%) Node.js
3 15 (26.79%) CSS3
3 15 (26.79%) Django
3 15 (26.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (12.50%) .NET
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) Laravel
5 4 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 3 (5.36%) Autofac
6 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.57%) Symfony
7 2 (3.57%) XHTML
7 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
1 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.79%) Fintech
3 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) DevOps
3 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (19.64%) Coaching
4 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 8 (14.29%) OO
6 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.71%) BDD
8 6 (10.71%) MVC
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (8.93%) Release Management
9 5 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) Java
4 19 (33.93%) Python
5 17 (30.36%) Ruby
6 15 (26.79%) Go
6 15 (26.79%) R
6 15 (26.79%) Scala
7 8 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (12.50%) PHP
9 3 (5.36%) Perl
9 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.79%) C
11 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Ansible
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.57%) Graylog
3 2 (3.57%) logstash
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Salt
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) Splunk
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.79%) Actian
6 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Talend