The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 37 70 38
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.57% 1.77% 4.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 61.54% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 13
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
SaaS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.14% 2.88% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 27
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £32,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £63,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SaaS
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedford region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Bedford

SaaS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) System Testing
2 8 (53.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) BPMN
3 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) DSDM
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) WebEx

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Business Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) System Testing
2 8 (53.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) BPMN
3 5 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) DSDM
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
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