The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 79 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.02% 0.61% 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.14% 26.67% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Average salary £22,500 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
SaaS
South West

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

Cloud Services Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
29 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.24% 2.27% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 15
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £41,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SaaS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Dorset

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Dorset

SaaS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -9 4 £26,500 -41.11%
Wimborne - 3 £22,500 -
SaaS
South West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) Subversion
3 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) OOP
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) HBase
6 6 (35.29%) Big Data
6 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) Degree

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) HBase
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Ant
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Junior Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Junior
4 5 (29.41%) Junior Web Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Graduate Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Designer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) OOP
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe