The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 62 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.99% - 3.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.15% - 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 16
Average salary £42,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
SaaS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
33 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.56% 1.96% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 21
Average salary £40,000 £20,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.53% -52.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £17,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £47,500 £28,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Lancashire region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Lancashire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SaaS
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Blackburn - 2 £30,500 -
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £45,000 -
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft