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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 51 92 51
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -41
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 46 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.19% 1.17% 3.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.22% 35.14% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £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
127 37 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.56% 3.34% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123 30 54
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 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 31 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 -5 23 £35,000 -17.64%
Maidstone +1 1 £60,000 -
West Malling - 1 £55,000 - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (72.06%) SQL Server
2 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 32 (47.06%) SQL
5 31 (45.59%) .NET
6 30 (44.12%) HTML
7 29 (42.65%) PowerShell
8 26 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (38.24%) T-SQL
9 25 (36.76%) C#
9 25 (36.76%) MVC
10 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
10 24 (35.29%) CSS
10 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (30.88%) Data Analysis
11 21 (30.88%) Windows
12 19 (27.94%) Linux
12 19 (27.94%) Firewall
12 19 (27.94%) SAN
12 19 (27.94%) HAProxy
12 19 (27.94%) DevOps
13 18 (26.47%) Redis
14 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 17 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
14 17 (25.00%) iSCSI
14 17 (25.00%) Degree
14 17 (25.00%) IIS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 16 (23.53%) Lync
3 8 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) SAN
1 19 (27.94%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 14 (20.59%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (72.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (26.47%) Redis
5 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
7 8 (11.76%) SQL CLR
7 8 (11.76%) Big Data
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Jasmine
2 5 (7.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) Hudson
4 2 (2.94%) Grunt
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (63.24%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Systems Support
3 14 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Systems Support Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Applications Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Graduate
8 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Junior SQL Server Developer
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Junior
9 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) .NET
2 30 (44.12%) HTML
3 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 24 (35.29%) CSS
4 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (22.06%) Backbone.js
6 14 (20.59%) HTML5
7 13 (19.12%) jQuery
7 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (17.65%) MSMQ
8 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.71%) Dapper ORM
10 9 (13.24%) Marionette.js
11 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.82%) Sass
12 6 (8.82%) Ajax
13 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.88%) XML
13 4 (5.88%) LESS
14 3 (4.41%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) EqualLogic
2 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.35%) User Experience
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.88%) Blog
5 4 (5.88%) New Media
6 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) CentOS
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) MVC
3 21 (30.88%) Data Analysis
4 19 (27.94%) DevOps
5 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (20.59%) Capacity Management
7 12 (17.65%) SDLC
8 10 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (13.24%) MVVM
9 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.76%) ITIL
10 8 (11.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 7 (10.29%) Scrum
12 6 (8.82%) Information Security
12 6 (8.82%) Information Security Management
12 6 (8.82%) Security Management
13 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (5.88%) Mobile Development
14 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) PowerShell
3 26 (38.24%) T-SQL
4 25 (36.76%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) CISSP
2 3 (4.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) HAProxy
2 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) SCOM
2 14 (20.59%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (2.94%) Avaya
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago