The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 80 78 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 37 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 2.27% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.62% 45.45% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 15
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SaaS
Cambridgeshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
117 77 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.62% 5.00% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 66 38
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 42 (51.85%) HTML
2 38 (46.91%) .NET
3 35 (43.21%) CSS
4 28 (34.57%) Visual Studio
5 27 (33.33%) OO
5 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (33.33%) Atlassian
6 24 (29.63%) Java
7 23 (28.40%) C++
8 22 (27.16%) C
8 22 (27.16%) Marketing
8 22 (27.16%) Confluence
8 22 (27.16%) User Experience
9 21 (25.93%) Windows
10 20 (24.69%) HTML5
11 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
12 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.52%) VMware
14 14 (17.28%) Web Development
14 14 (17.28%) jQuery
15 13 (16.05%) C#
15 13 (16.05%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (14.81%) Red Gate
16 12 (14.81%) Line Management
16 12 (14.81%) MS Office
16 12 (14.81%) MySQL
16 12 (14.81%) Linux

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 22 (27.16%) Confluence
2 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.17%) Lync
3 5 (6.17%) Node.js
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (13.58%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.35%) Office 365
4 8 (9.88%) Google Apps
4 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (8.64%) PaaS
5 7 (8.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Internet
2 7 (8.64%) LAN
2 7 (8.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.35%) Subversion
2 10 (12.35%) Firebug
3 6 (7.41%) ReSharper
3 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 6 (7.41%) NuGet
4 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.17%) Grunt
4 5 (6.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (6.17%) Ranorex
4 5 (6.17%) Moq
4 5 (6.17%) Jasmine
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.17%) Selenium
4 5 (6.17%) Fiddler
4 5 (6.17%) NUnit
5 2 (2.47%) Maven
5 2 (2.47%) JUnit
General
1 22 (27.16%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Publishing
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Author
2 22 (27.16%) Technical Author
3 8 (9.88%) Help Desk Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Graduate
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Junior
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.85%) HTML
2 38 (46.91%) .NET
3 35 (43.21%) CSS
4 20 (24.69%) HTML5
5 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
6 14 (17.28%) jQuery
7 12 (14.81%) XML
8 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.35%) Web Services
10 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (6.17%) LESS
11 5 (6.17%) REST
11 5 (6.17%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (6.17%) JSON
11 5 (6.17%) Django
11 5 (6.17%) DOM
11 5 (6.17%) XHTML
12 4 (4.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) User Experience
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.88%) Open Source
5 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.94%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Android
3 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Phone
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) OO
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.28%) Web Development
4 12 (14.81%) Line Management
4 12 (14.81%) MVC
5 9 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
6 8 (9.88%) ITIL
7 7 (8.64%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.41%) Service Management
9 5 (6.17%) Data Management
9 5 (6.17%) SEO
9 5 (6.17%) PDM
10 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.70%) Analytics
11 3 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.70%) Scrum
11 3 (3.70%) TDD
11 3 (3.70%) ERP
12 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) C++
3 22 (27.16%) C
4 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.05%) C#
6 10 (12.35%) Python
7 6 (7.41%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) SQL
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) MCP
2 2 (2.47%) CCNA
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 27 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 15 (18.52%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Red Gate
4 8 (9.88%) Zoho
4 8 (9.88%) Google
4 8 (9.88%) Citrix
4 8 (9.88%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (8.64%) Apple
5 7 (8.64%) HP
5 7 (8.64%) Dell
6 6 (7.41%) Rackspace
7 5 (6.17%) Epiphany
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (2.47%) JBoss
10 1 (1.23%) NetApp
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