Period
to 24 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 91 92
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 30 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.70% 2.41% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.76% 11.98% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 39
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +38.33%
10th Percentile £32,875 £28,575 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £51,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 444 384 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.17% 20.08% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 379 311 287
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,844 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +12 26 £45,000 +27.84% 1
West Wales -14 4 £45,000 +5.88%
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Fintech
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (16.67%) User Stories
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) Serverless
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
7 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Data Science
7 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.33%) Games
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch

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 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Serverless
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) Power BI
3 2 (6.67%) PowerPivot
3 2 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) SAS EBI
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) JMeter
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Games
2 4 (13.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Site Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
3 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) Laravel
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) LAMP
5 2 (6.67%) Sass
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.33%) Drools
6 1 (3.33%) React
6 1 (3.33%) Symfony
6 1 (3.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Fintech
2 2 (6.67%) Digital TV
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) User Stories
4 4 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Data Science
4 4 (13.33%) Deep Learning
4 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CISSP
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Talend
4 1 (3.33%) Zend