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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 90 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 7 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 1.20% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.93% 72.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 1
Average salary £63,500 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.11% -7.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
27 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.71% 1.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 3
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £49,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -1 2 £59,250 +163.33% 1
Tunbridge Wells +29 1 £55,000 +4.76% 2
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (30.00%) SOA
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) ISEB
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) OOP
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 5 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
9 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (20.00%) BDD

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL CLR
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.00%) NCrunch
5 1 (5.00%) Grunt
5 1 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.00%) JSUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Quality Manager
3 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) XSLT
7 2 (10.00%) Sass
7 2 (10.00%) LESS
7 2 (10.00%) SignalR
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.00%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Blog
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Product Management
6 3 (15.00%) MVVM
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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