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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 54 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.32% 1.43% 3.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.24% 9.80% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
49 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.77% 14.57% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 37
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 April 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%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) WebGL
2 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 4 (50.00%) WebKit
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 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 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat