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

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 87 120
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 -41
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 31 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.56% 2.80% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.13% 13.29% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 20
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,750 £31,100
90th Percentile £66,000 £55,349 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 506 429 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.39% 21.09% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 438 385 199
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 16 December 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 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
South Wales -20 24 £51,750 +47.02% 8
West Wales +4 7 £40,000 -5.88%
SaaS
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Analytics
7 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) PaaS
8 6 (19.35%) HTTP
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (16.13%) SAS EBI
9 5 (16.13%) ETL Development
9 5 (16.13%) Power BI
9 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (16.13%) IaaS
9 5 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse

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 (16.13%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (19.35%) PaaS
4 5 (16.13%) IaaS
4 5 (16.13%) Office 365
5 3 (9.68%) Serverless
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) DB2
3 5 (16.13%) Power BI
3 5 (16.13%) PowerPivot
3 5 (16.13%) SAS EBI
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Cloudant
4 1 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (16.13%) SQL BI Developer
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) ETL Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
3 3 (9.68%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Core
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
5 2 (6.45%) React
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) Velocity
5 2 (6.45%) Vue.js
6 1 (3.23%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Digital TV
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.81%) Analytics
4 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
6 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
7 5 (16.13%) ETL Development
7 5 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning
7 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
8 4 (12.90%) IT Strategy
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Data Science
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (16.13%) VBA
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat