The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 86 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.18% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 14.81% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
25 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.28% 2.44% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 13
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SaaS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Essex

SaaS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Chelmsford -4 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Lotus
2 9 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 9 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 9 (50.00%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) Ajax
2 9 (50.00%) jQuery
2 9 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Visualforce
5 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (11.11%) Force.com
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) OOP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 9 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Broadband
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) JSON
1 9 (50.00%) Ajax
1 9 (50.00%) jQuery
1 9 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Visualforce
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) User Stories
1 2 (11.11%) TDD
1 2 (11.11%) Scrum
1 2 (11.11%) MVC
1 2 (11.11%) OOP
1 2 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) LotusScript
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
1 9 (50.00%) Lotus
2 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee