Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 107 112
Rank change year-on-year +38 +5 -22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 20 19 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.97% 1.04% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.29% 4.51% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 24
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £28,725
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,500 £62,900
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +5.26%

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 378 421 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.17% 23.14% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 316 357 356
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,210
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.52% +0.52%
10th Percentile £29,875 £26,400 £22,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 £47,500 +11.76% 7
North Wales - 9 - -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 (75.00%) Azure
2 12 (60.00%) IaaS
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) AWS
6 7 (35.00%) PaaS
6 7 (35.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (30.00%) Cloud Native
7 6 (30.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
8 5 (25.00%) SUSE
8 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (25.00%) Unix
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) CentOS
8 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (25.00%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Azure
2 12 (60.00%) IaaS
3 8 (40.00%) AWS
4 7 (35.00%) PaaS
5 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (5.00%) GCP
6 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Account Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) REST
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Native
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) CentOS
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) SUSE
1 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) Business Development
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) Fintech
4 4 (20.00%) People Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (20.00%) Veeam
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle