The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 114 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.70% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.63% 31.43% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SaaS
South West

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

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
63 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.42% 2.22% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58 23 21
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SaaS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Bristol

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Bristol

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 36 (85.71%) Java
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (64.29%) Linux
4 25 (59.52%) Scrum
5 24 (57.14%) PHP
6 22 (52.38%) PHP5
7 21 (50.00%) MySQL
7 21 (50.00%) Relational Database
8 20 (47.62%) CentOS
8 20 (47.62%) Degree
8 20 (47.62%) Ruby
9 19 (45.24%) Fedora
9 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
9 19 (45.24%) SQL
10 18 (42.86%) Web Services
10 18 (42.86%) jQuery
11 17 (40.48%) Spring
11 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (38.10%) RDBMS
13 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
13 15 (35.71%) Hazelcast
14 14 (33.33%) Computer Science
14 14 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (30.95%) RESTful
16 12 (28.57%) Magento
16 12 (28.57%) Shopify
16 12 (28.57%) Zend
16 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
16 12 (28.57%) Python
17 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Magento
1 12 (28.57%) Shopify
2 6 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) LDAP
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) X.509
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) MySQL
1 21 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (38.10%) RDBMS
3 15 (35.71%) Hazelcast
4 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) WATIR
1 5 (11.90%) Selenium
1 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
1 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Xcode
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Customer Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Web Services
1 18 (42.86%) jQuery
2 17 (40.48%) Spring
3 14 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (30.95%) RESTful
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) LAMP
7 5 (11.90%) Servlets
8 2 (4.76%) HTML
8 2 (4.76%) .NET
8 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.38%) D3.js
9 1 (2.38%) Mustache
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.38%) JSP
9 1 (2.38%) XHTML
9 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.38%) Ext JS
9 1 (2.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Open Source
3 6 (14.29%) DTV
4 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
4 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) CentOS
3 19 (45.24%) Fedora
4 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Kanban
6 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) User Stories
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
9 3 (7.14%) MVC
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) Product Management
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) PHP
3 22 (52.38%) PHP5
4 20 (47.62%) Ruby
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Python
7 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.14%) Groovy
9 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) C#
10 1 (2.38%) C++
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
2 12 (28.57%) Zend
3 6 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Sencha
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee