The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 75 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 23 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.12% 5.73% 4.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.75% 86.67% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 51 42
Average salary £40,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
80 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.37% 6.61% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51 59 56
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -16 14 £34,500 -31.00%
Bedford -16 5 £55,000 - 2
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 14 (25.93%) SQL
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 14 (25.93%) Lumesse
2 13 (24.07%) Project Management
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.52%) HTML
4 10 (18.52%) XML
4 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.67%) VMware
5 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 8 (14.81%) .NET
6 8 (14.81%) Selenium
7 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (12.96%) IIS
7 7 (12.96%) Classic ASP
7 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.96%) Windows
7 7 (12.96%) VCP5
8 6 (11.11%) Linux
8 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 6 (11.11%) DNS
8 6 (11.11%) MySQL
8 6 (11.11%) Marketing
8 6 (11.11%) Finance
8 6 (11.11%) Advertising

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.96%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) Liferay
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.70%) SSL
4 2 (3.70%) DMZ
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Selenium
2 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) TestNG
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (11.11%) Marketing
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Danish Language
2 1 (1.85%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.85%) French Language
2 1 (1.85%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Technical Support
2 8 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Head of Release Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
1 10 (18.52%) XML
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) Classic ASP
3 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.70%) XHTML
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Wiki
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Project Management
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.26%) User Stories
6 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.56%) Line Management
7 3 (5.56%) Release Management
7 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (12.96%) VCP5
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Server
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.70%) UAG
4 2 (3.70%) VMFS
4 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 14 (25.93%) Lumesse
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Capita
5 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) SumTotal
7 1 (1.85%) Saba
7 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.85%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (1.85%) Nimsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TD Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus package (uncapped bonus, travel
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago