Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 93 102
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 40 51 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.18% 2.51% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.87% 15.69% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 44
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +40.83% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,675 £28,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,625 £43,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 368 325 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.08% 16.03% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 297 283 252
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.96% -4.38%
10th Percentile £22,875 £23,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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
West Wales +14 18 £42,500 -19.05% 1
South Wales +6 14 £37,500 -1.96% 5
North Wales +2 8 £45,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Scrum
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) C#
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
5 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) MVC
7 9 (22.50%) CSS
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) HTML
8 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning
9 7 (17.50%) Node.js
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Web Development
9 7 (17.50%) JIRA
10 6 (15.00%) WCF
10 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
10 6 (15.00%) Microservices
11 5 (12.50%) People Management
11 5 (12.50%) User Experience
11 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (12.50%) MongoDB

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 2 (5.00%) CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.00%) IaaS
3 4 (10.00%) npm
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) Ingres
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Bower
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) TestRail
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Database Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (17.50%) Node.js
7 6 (15.00%) WCF
8 5 (12.50%) Ajax
8 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) LAMP
9 4 (10.00%) Laravel
9 4 (10.00%) React
9 4 (10.00%) Symfony
9 4 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
10 2 (5.00%) RequireJS
10 2 (5.00%) Spring
10 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Fintech
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (22.50%) MVC
5 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning
5 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.50%) Web Development
6 6 (15.00%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) B2B
7 5 (12.50%) B2C
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) People Management
7 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 4 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) Java 8
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.50%) Graylog
2 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Salt
2 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Actian
2 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.50%) Samsung
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Veeam
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin