Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 82 117
Rank change year-on-year -32 +35 -22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 21 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.09% 2.64% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.11% 14.43% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 27
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £20,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £61,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +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 411 388 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.28% 18.31% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 350 354 220
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,950 £24,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,600 £57,946 £58,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -22 10 £37,750 +6.34% 2
West Wales +13 9 £40,000 -11.11%
North Wales 0 2 £45,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) PaaS
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (14.29%) Sass
7 3 (14.29%) IaaS
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Windows

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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) PaaS
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) Ingres
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI
4 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
4 2 (9.52%) SAS EBI
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Database Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum Master
3 2 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) Sass
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) React
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
5 2 (9.52%) Velocity
5 2 (9.52%) Vue.js
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
6 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) pytest
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) B2C
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Go
5 1 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Actian
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) VMware