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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 74 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.06% 4.69% 3.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.26% 75.00% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 43
Average salary £46,250 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £57,000
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
31 60 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.28% 6.25% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 58
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £41,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Bedford -3 5 £47,500 -17.39%
Luton +2 3 £45,000 +5.88%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (48.48%) Lumesse
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) HTML
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) DSDM
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (15.15%) VCP5
6 5 (15.15%) BPMN
6 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 3 (9.09%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) MySQL
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) DNS
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) TestNG
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Danish Language
4 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (3.03%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Account Manager
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.06%) LAMP
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) XHTML
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) UML
2 5 (15.15%) DSDM
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) BPMN
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) B2B
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (15.15%) VCP5
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Lumesse
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Capita
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) SumTotal
7 1 (3.03%) Saba
7 1 (3.03%) Peoplefluent