The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 54 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.48% 1.74% 1.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 16.00% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £37,250 £43,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.85% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £28,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
Suffolk

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

Cloud Services Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
22 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.30% 10.87% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 13
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £35,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SaaS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Ipswich

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) WebGL
2 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 4 (50.00%) WebKit
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) QA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) WebGL
1 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
1 4 (50.00%) WebKit
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Apple