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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 85 63 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 26 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 3.27% 1.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.61% 66.20% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
115 71 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.12% 4.94% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 53 42
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 29 January 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 33 (63.46%) HTML
2 31 (59.62%) CSS
3 30 (57.69%) .NET
4 26 (50.00%) Java
5 24 (46.15%) C
5 24 (46.15%) C++
5 24 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 24 (46.15%) OO
5 24 (46.15%) Marketing
6 23 (44.23%) Atlassian
7 22 (42.31%) Confluence
7 22 (42.31%) User Experience
8 11 (21.15%) ITIL
8 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) Windows
9 9 (17.31%) Linux
10 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) CRM
10 8 (15.38%) VMware
10 8 (15.38%) Android
11 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (13.46%) Degree
11 7 (13.46%) MVC
11 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
11 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle
11 7 (13.46%) Red Gate
11 7 (13.46%) Open Source
12 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (42.31%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) Lync
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.85%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) IaaS
1 4 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Yammer
4 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) NuGet
3 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.85%) Moq
3 2 (3.85%) Ranorex
3 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Firebug
3 2 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (46.15%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Author
1 23 (44.23%) Technical Author
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (1.92%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) HTML
2 31 (59.62%) CSS
3 30 (57.69%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.85%) FastCGI
8 2 (3.85%) Servlets
8 2 (3.85%) JSF
9 1 (1.92%) RESTful
9 1 (1.92%) JSON
9 1 (1.92%) LINQ
9 1 (1.92%) Django
9 1 (1.92%) Web Services
9 1 (1.92%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) User Experience
2 7 (13.46%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Android
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Phone
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) OO
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) CRM
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
4 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
5 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) Web Development
6 5 (9.62%) Line Management
7 4 (7.69%) Change Control
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.77%) Network Management
9 2 (3.85%) User Stories
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) ERP
9 2 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Release Management
9 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Java
2 24 (46.15%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C++
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) ABAP
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Atlassian
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) Red Gate
4 4 (7.69%) Marketo
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) Apple
4 4 (7.69%) HP
4 4 (7.69%) Dell
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.85%) Ariba
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.85%) Epiphany
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