The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
Cheshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.86% 2.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Chester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Route 53
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (60.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) RightScale
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Jetty
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Jetty
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Route 53
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Hudson
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) RightScale