Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 84 110
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 24 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.19% 2.72% 1.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.32% 13.65% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 27
Wales median annual salary £41,250 £36,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +3.93% +27.27%
10th Percentile £32,875 £23,560 £20,850
90th Percentile £64,250 £56,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 451 381 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.34% 19.90% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 387 350 201
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £24,800 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,946 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -32 16 £54,000 +54.29% 7
West Wales +12 8 £38,750 -16.22% 1
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) PaaS
5 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.83%) Office 365
6 5 (20.83%) SAS
6 5 (20.83%) HTTP
6 5 (20.83%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) VBA
7 4 (16.67%) DB2
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) PowerPivot
7 4 (16.67%) IaaS

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 (20.83%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (25.00%) PaaS
4 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) IaaS
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.67%) DB2
3 4 (16.67%) Power BI
3 4 (16.67%) PowerPivot
3 4 (16.67%) SAS EBI
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 3 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.33%) React
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 2 (8.33%) Velocity
5 2 (8.33%) Vue.js
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (4.17%) pytest
6 1 (4.17%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) VBA
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Go
6 1 (4.17%) Java 8
6 1 (4.17%) R
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) HDFS
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) iptables
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) CA
5 2 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) VMware