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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 39 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.76% 1.31% 4.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.76% 28.57% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 17
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
34 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.98% 4.59% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 23
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Microservices
7 2 (18.18%) API Development
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Project Planning

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) System Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) API Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft