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 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 51 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.56% 2.19% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.18% 21.74% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £37,250 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% +30.76%
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
11 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.09% 10.09% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 19
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 28 August 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 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (50.00%) WebKit
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) WebGL
1 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
1 2 (50.00%) WebKit
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom