Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 60 110
Rank change year-on-year -25 +50 +1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 40 17 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 2.24% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.38% 5.01% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 18
10th Percentile £32,750 £34,750 £33,655
25th Percentile £39,063 £38,750 £40,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median % change year-on-year +12.22% +2.86% +15.89%
75th Percentile £68,438 £53,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £88,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.65% +4.55%

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 627 339 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.25% 44.72% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 483 296 394
10th Percentile £26,550 £29,375 £26,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,125 £59,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Wales

SaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Wales.

Salary trend for SaaS in Wales

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Wales over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -19 29 £52,500 +13.51% 19
Mid Wales - 4 - -
North Wales -15 3 £45,000 - 1
West Wales - 2 £70,000 - 1
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 18 (45.00%) Azure
2 16 (40.00%) PaaS
3 12 (30.00%) IaaS
4 11 (27.50%) Linux
5 10 (25.00%) AWS
6 9 (22.50%) Social Skills
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (20.00%) Cisco
7 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.00%) Decision-Making
8 6 (15.00%) Python
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Unix
8 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.50%) Service Management
9 5 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Azure
2 16 (40.00%) PaaS
3 12 (30.00%) IaaS
4 10 (25.00%) AWS
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (7.50%) OpenShift
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.50%) GCP
8 1 (2.50%) Power Automate
8 1 (2.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SMTP
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Metadata
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cypress.io
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 9 (22.50%) Social Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Back Office
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.50%) Czech Language
7 1 (2.50%) Law
7 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Administrator
1 5 (12.50%) Architect
1 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Research Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) React
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (22.50%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (15.00%) Decision-Making
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (12.50%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 4 (10.00%) ITSM
4 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) SOQL
6 1 (2.50%) SOSL
6 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com