Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 31 44 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.55% 2.72% 1.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.42% 9.44% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 24
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,614 £32,875
25th Percentile £36,750 £42,500 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £64,063 £57,938
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,075 £66,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

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 483 466 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.66% 28.78% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 405 385 375
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,749
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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 +26 28 £47,500 -5.00% 9
North Wales -5 3 £37,500 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 (38.71%) Azure
1 12 (38.71%) PaaS
1 12 (38.71%) IaaS
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) OpenShift
6 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (16.13%) QA
6 5 (16.13%) Social Skills
7 4 (12.90%) Fintech
7 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) C#
8 3 (9.68%) Back Office
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.68%) DNS
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (9.68%) Ansible
8 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) PowerShell

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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Azure
1 12 (38.71%) IaaS
1 12 (38.71%) PaaS
2 6 (19.35%) OpenShift
3 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (6.45%) AWS
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (3.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Cypress.io
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Social Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Azure Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Blazor
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) OAuth
2 2 (6.45%) SAML
2 2 (6.45%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) React
3 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (6.45%) mPOS
1 2 (6.45%) PKI
1 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Leadership
3 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.90%) Fintech
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) User Stories
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Kanban
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) SOQL
4 2 (6.45%) SOSL
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Nessus
2 2 (6.45%) OpenVAS
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft
1 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Aruba
2 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco