The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 88 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 41 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.17% 3.86% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.83% 67.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
29 61 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.62% 5.75% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Maidstone -16 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 £42,500 -20.93%
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (62.96%) Scrum
4 16 (59.26%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
6 14 (51.85%) CSS
6 14 (51.85%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (44.44%) Backbone.js
7 12 (44.44%) .NET
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Ajax
9 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) OOP
10 7 (25.93%) OO
10 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (22.22%) LESS
11 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (22.22%) MVC
11 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 5 (18.52%) Selenium
12 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) ISEB
12 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL CLR
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
3 4 (14.81%) FitNesse
4 3 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Grunt
5 1 (3.70%) JSUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Applications Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Web Applications Developer
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) HTML5
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) jQuery
4 12 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (44.44%) Backbone.js
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) LESS
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Sass
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) XSLT
9 3 (11.11%) XHTML
9 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.41%) Web Services
11 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.70%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
4 3 (11.11%) Social Media
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.41%) Physics
6 1 (3.70%) Blog
6 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Scrum
2 7 (25.93%) OOP
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) MVVM
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) PhD
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
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