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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 34 61 34
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 12 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.53% 0.35% 6.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.58% 25.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 18
Average salary £28,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
38 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.34% 1.38% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 26
Average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,900 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,700 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Bedford

SaaS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) System Testing
1 8 (44.44%) User Stories
2 6 (33.33%) B2B
2 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) WebEx
3 5 (27.78%) FMCG
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Coordinator
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) FMCG
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) System Testing
1 8 (44.44%) User Stories
2 6 (33.33%) B2B
2 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle