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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 90 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10 37 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.99% 3.34% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.82% 82.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
17 45 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 4.06% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 3
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -9.09%
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Tunbridge Wells +17 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Maidstone -11 1 - -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (71.43%) Scrum
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) .NET
6 9 (42.86%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) OOP
8 7 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 7 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 5 (23.81%) BDD
10 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (23.81%) QA
10 5 (23.81%) Selenium
10 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (23.81%) ISEB
10 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) NUnit
11 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) SQL CLR
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) FitNesse
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) JSUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 7 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (19.05%) Sass
4 4 (19.05%) LESS
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) XSLT
4 4 (19.05%) Ajax
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) XHTML
5 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.76%) SignalR
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) MVVM
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
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