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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 62 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 34 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.07% 2.71% 3.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.64% 34.78% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 35
Average salary £75,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
138 92 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.47% 7.79% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 126 69 47
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 -7 19 £80,000 +88.23%
Bedford +26 11 £27,500 -31.25%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 26 (50.98%) CRM
2 24 (47.06%) ERP
3 20 (39.22%) PaaS
4 18 (35.29%) SOA
5 16 (31.37%) B2B
5 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.53%) .NET
7 12 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (21.57%) FMCG
8 11 (21.57%) Oracle
8 11 (21.57%) Retail
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 9 (17.65%) User Stories
10 8 (15.69%) System Testing
11 7 (13.73%) SQL
11 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
12 6 (11.76%) Marketing
12 6 (11.76%) Social Media
12 6 (11.76%) WebEx
12 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
12 6 (11.76%) Migration
13 5 (9.80%) Change Management
13 5 (9.80%) Finance
13 5 (9.80%) HTML
13 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
13 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
13 5 (9.80%) Degree
14 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2 (3.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Heroku
3 1 (1.96%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) WebEx
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Head of Project Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) FMCG
2 6 (11.76%) Social Media
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
1 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) CRM
2 24 (47.06%) ERP
3 18 (35.29%) SOA
4 16 (31.37%) B2B
4 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (17.65%) User Stories
8 8 (15.69%) System Testing
9 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
10 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 6 (11.76%) Migration
11 5 (9.80%) Change Management
11 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
12 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
13 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
14 2 (3.92%) ITIL
14 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
15 1 (1.96%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.96%) SOQL
5 1 (1.96%) SOSL
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Lumesse
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com