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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 77 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 22 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.84% 3.19% 4.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.43% 68.75% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 40
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £45,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
70 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.86% 4.63% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 46
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £31,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £82,750
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -1 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bedford -15 2 £40,000 -23.80% 2
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Project Management
3 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 12 (23.08%) Windows
4 12 (23.08%) VMware
4 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (19.23%) .NET
5 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) IIS
6 9 (17.31%) VCP5
7 8 (15.38%) HTML
7 8 (15.38%) XML
7 8 (15.38%) ITIL
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 8 (15.38%) DNS
7 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 7 (13.46%) Classic ASP
8 7 (13.46%) Linux
8 7 (13.46%) Oracle
8 7 (13.46%) VMware Server
9 6 (11.54%) Marketing
9 6 (11.54%) Selenium
9 6 (11.54%) User Stories
9 6 (11.54%) MySQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (17.31%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Liferay
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Mingle
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 8 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) DHCP
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
3 5 (9.62%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.77%) Firewall
4 3 (5.77%) SSL
4 3 (5.77%) DMZ
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.85%) Network Security
5 2 (3.85%) HTTP
5 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQLite
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.85%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) TestNG
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.54%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Head of Release Management
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Service Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) XML
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.46%) Classic ASP
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) LINQ
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Tandem
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Project Management
2 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) User Stories
6 4 (7.69%) Release Management
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.77%) Product Management
7 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.85%) Change Control
8 2 (3.85%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) XAML
6 1 (1.92%) VB6
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (17.31%) VCP5
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) CCA
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Server
3 4 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.77%) VMFS
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) UAG
5 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) XenServer
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco
5 5 (9.62%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) NetApp
6 4 (7.69%) Lumesse
7 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) JBoss
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix
9 1 (1.92%) Wyse
9 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.92%) Nimsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + BENS
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, London, South East
Lumesse
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago