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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 86 81
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 25 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.27% 1.72% 1.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.20% 18.75% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 22
Median salary £40,750 £30,000 £34,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.83% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £22,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,750 £48,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 176 128 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.99% 9.18% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 153 124 97
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +10 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Mid Wales - 9 £42,000 -
West Wales -14 3 £52,500 +75.00%
North Wales - 1 £45,000 - 2
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 23 (43.40%) IaaS
2 22 (41.51%) PaaS
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (24.53%) Linux
5 13 (24.53%) C#
6 12 (22.64%) .NET
6 12 (22.64%) Oracle
6 12 (22.64%) OO
6 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (22.64%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) SQL
8 10 (18.87%) Unix
8 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
9 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
10 8 (15.09%) Apache
10 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
10 8 (15.09%) Web Services
10 8 (15.09%) TDD
10 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.21%) jQuery
11 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX

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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.66%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) IaaS
2 22 (41.51%) PaaS
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (11.32%) Office 365
5 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.77%) G Suite
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
1 6 (11.32%) Moq
1 6 (11.32%) NUnit
2 5 (9.43%) JUnit
2 5 (9.43%) NetBeans
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Service Manager
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Network Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Network Services Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) jQuery
3 7 (13.21%) LAMP
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (11.32%) Autofac
4 6 (11.32%) NHibernate
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.43%) J2EE
5 5 (9.43%) JSON
5 5 (9.43%) REST
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
5 5 (9.43%) Spring
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.55%) Ajax
6 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Fintech
3 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Unix
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.77%) OpenBSD
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
3 8 (15.09%) TDD
4 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (11.32%) MVC
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (11.32%) Release Management
5 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
5 6 (11.32%) Web Development
6 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (9.43%) OOP
6 5 (9.43%) Statistics
6 5 (9.43%) System Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Product Management
7 4 (7.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) C#
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) CCIE
2 5 (9.43%) CCNP
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.77%) RHCE
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.43%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Terraform
1 2 (3.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Infoblox
4 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Borland
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
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