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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.82% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
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
43 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.64% 6.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 28 August 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 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
1 4 (66.67%) Route 53
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (50.00%) RightScale
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Hudson
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Jetty
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Maven

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) Jetty
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
1 4 (66.67%) Route 53
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Hudson
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (16.67%) Market Research
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) RightScale
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft