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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 55 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 42 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.87% 1.12% 3.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.52% 26.00% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 37
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
115 50 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.60% 4.32% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 108 44 58
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SaaS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Kent

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Kent

SaaS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells -10 13 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Tonbridge -5 1 £50,000 -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 42 (76.36%) SQL Server
2 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) PowerShell
4 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (43.64%) .NET
6 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (41.82%) MVC
7 22 (40.00%) C#
7 22 (40.00%) HTML
7 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (34.55%) T-SQL
9 19 (34.55%) Windows
9 19 (34.55%) Linux
9 19 (34.55%) HAProxy
9 19 (34.55%) DevOps
10 18 (32.73%) CSS
10 18 (32.73%) Data Analysis
11 17 (30.91%) iSCSI
11 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
11 17 (30.91%) IIS
11 17 (30.91%) Firewall
11 17 (30.91%) SAN
11 17 (30.91%) Nimble Storage
11 17 (30.91%) Redis
12 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (29.09%) Lync

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 17 (30.91%) IIS
2 16 (29.09%) Lync
3 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SAN
1 17 (30.91%) Firewall
1 17 (30.91%) iSCSI
2 14 (25.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (76.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (30.91%) Redis
4 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
6 8 (14.55%) Big Data
7 6 (10.91%) SQL CLR
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Hudson
General
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
1 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Systems Support
3 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior SQL Server DBA
6 4 (7.27%) Junior SQL Server Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior DBA
6 4 (7.27%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (40.00%) HTML
3 18 (32.73%) CSS
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (20.00%) MSMQ
6 9 (16.36%) HTML5
6 9 (16.36%) Backbone.js
6 9 (16.36%) Dapper ORM
7 8 (14.55%) Marionette.js
8 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.27%) Ajax
11 2 (3.64%) Web Services
11 2 (3.64%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) XSLT
11 2 (3.64%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) EqualLogic
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) New Media
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Blog
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) MVC
3 19 (34.55%) DevOps
4 18 (32.73%) Data Analysis
5 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (25.45%) Capacity Management
7 9 (16.36%) MVVM
8 8 (14.55%) ITIL
8 8 (14.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 8 (14.55%) SDLC
9 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.91%) Information Security Management
10 6 (10.91%) Security Management
10 6 (10.91%) Information Security
11 5 (9.09%) SOA
11 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (7.27%) Online Marketing
12 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) PowerShell
2 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.00%) C#
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 19 (34.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) CISSP
2 3 (5.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
2 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) HAProxy
2 14 (25.45%) SCCM
2 14 (25.45%) SCOM
2 14 (25.45%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (3.64%) Avaya
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