The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 66 73 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +36
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 53 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.00% 2.53% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.41% 47.19% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 13
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,750 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
128 89 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.24% 5.37% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 108 82 55
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 £28,200 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
Cambridgeshire

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 July 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (47.30%) HTML
2 32 (43.24%) .NET
3 31 (41.89%) CSS
4 24 (32.43%) OO
5 23 (31.08%) Visual Studio
5 23 (31.08%) Atlassian
6 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.73%) Java
7 21 (28.38%) C++
8 20 (27.03%) C
8 20 (27.03%) Windows
8 20 (27.03%) Marketing
8 20 (27.03%) Confluence
9 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.92%) Web Development
10 14 (18.92%) Degree
10 14 (18.92%) HTML5
11 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.57%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (17.57%) VMware
12 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.22%) XML
12 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.22%) MySQL
12 12 (16.22%) Internet
13 11 (14.86%) Linux
13 11 (14.86%) Python
13 11 (14.86%) jQuery
14 10 (13.51%) Firebug
14 10 (13.51%) Rapid Prototyping

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (27.03%) Confluence
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
4 3 (4.05%) Lync
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (12.16%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.81%) Google Apps
3 8 (10.81%) Office 365
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (6.76%) PaaS
5 5 (6.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) LAN
2 5 (6.76%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.51%) Subversion
2 10 (13.51%) Firebug
3 4 (5.41%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Grunt
3 4 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.05%) NuGet
4 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.05%) ReSharper
4 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.70%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Moq
5 2 (2.70%) Ranorex
5 2 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 20 (27.03%) Marketing
2 6 (8.11%) Publishing
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Author
2 21 (28.38%) Technical Author
3 8 (10.81%) Help Desk Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Graduate
6 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Applications Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) HTML
2 32 (43.24%) .NET
3 31 (41.89%) CSS
4 14 (18.92%) HTML5
5 12 (16.22%) XML
6 11 (14.86%) jQuery
7 10 (13.51%) Web Services
7 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.11%) Django
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.11%) JSON
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.41%) DOM
9 4 (5.41%) XHTML
9 4 (5.41%) LAMP
9 4 (5.41%) REST
9 4 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.41%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (5.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Open Source
2 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.41%) Physics
4 1 (1.35%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) Android
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Phone
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) OO
2 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.92%) Web Development
4 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.51%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (8.11%) Data Management
6 6 (8.11%) ITIL
6 6 (8.11%) MVC
6 6 (8.11%) PDM
7 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.41%) SEO
8 4 (5.41%) Service Management
9 3 (4.05%) Scrum
9 3 (4.05%) ERP
9 3 (4.05%) TDD
9 3 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Analytics
10 2 (2.70%) Web Analytics
10 2 (2.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) C++
3 20 (27.03%) C
4 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.86%) Python
6 8 (10.81%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) PHP
8 3 (4.05%) SQL
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) MCP
2 2 (2.70%) CCNA
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PMP
3 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Nagios
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Atlassian
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) Zoho
4 8 (10.81%) Google
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
4 8 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (9.46%) Red Gate
6 5 (6.76%) Apple
6 5 (6.76%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) Dell
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.70%) Epiphany
8 2 (2.70%) JBoss
9 1 (1.35%) NetApp
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