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 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 98 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 17 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.69% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.31% 35.48% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 11
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
58 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.20% 1.95% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 20 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £51,250
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 22 August 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Bristol

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (86.36%) Java
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) Linux
4 24 (54.55%) PHP
4 24 (54.55%) Scrum
5 22 (50.00%) PHP5
6 21 (47.73%) Relational Database
6 21 (47.73%) MySQL
7 20 (45.45%) Ruby
7 20 (45.45%) CentOS
8 19 (43.18%) Degree
8 19 (43.18%) SQL
8 19 (43.18%) Web Services
9 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
9 18 (40.91%) Fedora
9 18 (40.91%) jQuery
10 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (38.64%) Spring
11 15 (34.09%) RDBMS
11 15 (34.09%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (34.09%) Unit Testing
11 15 (34.09%) Hazelcast
12 14 (31.82%) RESTful
12 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
13 12 (27.27%) Zend
13 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
13 12 (27.27%) Ubuntu
13 12 (27.27%) Python
13 12 (27.27%) Magento
13 12 (27.27%) Shopify

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Magento
1 12 (27.27%) Shopify
2 6 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) LDAP
3 3 (6.82%) X.509
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) Relational Database
1 21 (47.73%) MySQL
2 15 (34.09%) RDBMS
2 15 (34.09%) Hazelcast
3 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) WATIR
1 5 (11.36%) Selenium
1 5 (11.36%) FitNesse
1 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.27%) Xcode
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
3 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.64%) Electronics
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) jQuery
3 17 (38.64%) Spring
4 15 (34.09%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (31.82%) RESTful
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) LAMP
8 5 (11.36%) Servlets
9 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.55%) HTML
9 2 (4.55%) XHTML
9 2 (4.55%) .NET
9 2 (4.55%) J2EE
10 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.27%) Dojo
10 1 (2.27%) JSF
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.27%) JSP
10 1 (2.27%) SOAP
10 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (13.64%) DTV
4 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
4 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) CentOS
3 18 (40.91%) Fedora
4 12 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 7 (15.91%) UNIX
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.27%) Windows
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) Unit Testing
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (13.64%) Kanban
6 6 (13.64%) Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 6 (13.64%) Identity Management
7 5 (11.36%) User Stories
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.36%) Product Management
8 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.82%) MVC
9 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) PHP
3 22 (50.00%) PHP5
4 20 (45.45%) Ruby
5 19 (43.18%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.82%) Groovy
8 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.27%) C++
10 1 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 12 (27.27%) Zend
3 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) JBoss
6 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Sencha
7 1 (2.27%) SmartFocus