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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 84 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 40 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.17% 3.81% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.94% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Cloud Services Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
31 60 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.80% 5.72% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 6
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,500 £55,000
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 22 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 22 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 -19 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £42,500 -22.72%
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (75.00%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 19 (59.38%) HTML5
4 17 (53.13%) jQuery
4 17 (53.13%) Scrum
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 17 (53.13%) CSS
5 14 (43.75%) .NET
5 14 (43.75%) Backbone.js
5 14 (43.75%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) Ajax
8 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) MVC
10 8 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (21.88%) OOP
11 7 (21.88%) OO
11 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (21.88%) LESS
11 7 (21.88%) CSS3
12 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (15.63%) ISEB
13 5 (15.63%) C#

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.13%) DMZ
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL CLR
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) NUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) JSUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Web Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Ajax Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) HTML5
3 17 (53.13%) jQuery
3 17 (53.13%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) Backbone.js
4 14 (43.75%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (34.38%) Ajax
6 7 (21.88%) LESS
6 7 (21.88%) CSS3
7 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) Sass
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) XHTML
10 2 (6.25%) Web Services
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.50%) Physics
2 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) OOP
3 7 (21.88%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) MVVM
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) PhD
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft