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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 56 92 59
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 45 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.11% 0.98% 3.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.82% 41.67% 67.27%
Number of salaries quoted 44 7 31
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
119 24 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.86% 2.34% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 117 17 42
Average salary £41,250 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +1 36 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Maidstone +9 3 £55,000 - 1
West Malling - 1 £55,000 -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (67.09%) SQL Server
2 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (56.96%) SQL
4 44 (55.70%) JavaScript
4 44 (55.70%) .NET
5 43 (54.43%) HTML
6 34 (43.04%) T-SQL
7 32 (40.51%) C#
8 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
8 29 (36.71%) CSS
8 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
8 29 (36.71%) Data Analysis
9 28 (35.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (35.44%) PowerShell
10 27 (34.18%) Degree
11 26 (32.91%) MVC
12 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (27.85%) KnockoutJS
14 20 (25.32%) Backbone.js
14 20 (25.32%) Jasmine
14 20 (25.32%) Windows
15 19 (24.05%) HTML5
16 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
16 18 (22.78%) Linux
16 18 (22.78%) SAN
16 18 (22.78%) Firewall
16 18 (22.78%) DevOps
17 17 (21.52%) jQuery
18 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (17.72%) IIS
1 14 (17.72%) Lync
2 8 (10.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) PaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) SAN
1 18 (22.78%) Firewall
2 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
2 14 (17.72%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (67.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 15 (18.99%) Redis
6 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
7 8 (10.13%) SQL CLR
7 8 (10.13%) Big Data
7 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Jasmine
2 10 (12.66%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (5.06%) Hudson
4 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) Grunt
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium
General
1 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) SQL Developer
3 16 (20.25%) .NET Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Systems Support
4 14 (17.72%) Web Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) Support Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) Systems Support Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Developer
5 13 (16.46%) Applications Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Graduate
8 8 (10.13%) Junior
8 8 (10.13%) Junior Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Junior SQL Server Developer
9 7 (8.86%) SQL Programmer
9 7 (8.86%) Programmer
10 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.70%) .NET
2 43 (54.43%) HTML
3 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
3 29 (36.71%) CSS
4 22 (27.85%) KnockoutJS
5 20 (25.32%) Backbone.js
6 19 (24.05%) HTML5
7 17 (21.52%) jQuery
8 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (15.19%) MSMQ
8 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (13.92%) Sass
10 10 (12.66%) Dapper ORM
11 9 (11.39%) Marionette.js
11 9 (11.39%) LESS
12 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (8.86%) XML
12 7 (8.86%) Ajax
13 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
14 3 (3.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.99%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (17.72%) EqualLogic
4 11 (13.92%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.06%) New Media
6 4 (5.06%) Blog
6 4 (5.06%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.06%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.80%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) CentOS
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) Data Analysis
3 26 (32.91%) MVC
4 18 (22.78%) DevOps
5 16 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (18.99%) SDLC
7 14 (17.72%) Capacity Management
8 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 10 (12.66%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
9 9 (11.39%) MVVM
10 8 (10.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 5 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
12 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.06%) Online Marketing
12 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
12 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) SQL
2 44 (55.70%) JavaScript
3 34 (43.04%) T-SQL
4 32 (40.51%) C#
5 28 (35.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) CISSP
2 3 (3.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (8.86%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
1 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) HAProxy
2 14 (17.72%) SCCM
2 14 (17.72%) SCOM
2 14 (17.72%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco
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