The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 166 141 157
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 19 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.17% 40.00% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 6
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,550 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SaaS
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
82 35 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.21% 1.34% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 58
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SaaS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Leeds

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) C#
2 19 (33.33%) .NET
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco
3 17 (29.82%) SAN
3 17 (29.82%) Firewall
4 16 (28.07%) Citrix
4 16 (28.07%) Java
4 16 (28.07%) OO
5 15 (26.32%) J2EE
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
5 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 14 (24.56%) Java EE
6 14 (24.56%) Force.com
7 13 (22.81%) MCSE
7 13 (22.81%) MCSA
7 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (21.05%) Problem Management
8 12 (21.05%) EqualLogic
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (21.05%) Juniper
9 11 (19.30%) Social Media
10 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (17.54%) CCNA
10 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
11 9 (15.79%) Games
11 9 (15.79%) Game Development
11 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) WordPress
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Force.com
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) SAN
1 17 (29.82%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (15.79%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.75%) HSRP
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
4 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.75%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (1.75%) SSH
4 1 (1.75%) VPLS
4 1 (1.75%) MPLS
4 1 (1.75%) OSPF
4 1 (1.75%) BGP
4 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.75%) VRRP
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) MySQL
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.79%) Games
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.56%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Junior Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Junior Java Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Junior C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Junior
4 9 (15.79%) Graduate
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Tester
6 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.77%) Support Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Tester
6 5 (8.77%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (26.32%) J2EE
3 14 (24.56%) Java EE
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.77%) HTML
5 5 (8.77%) XML
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.77%) WinForms
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.51%) Laravel
6 2 (3.51%) LAMP
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.75%) JSP
7 1 (1.75%) Servlets
7 1 (1.75%) Spring
7 1 (1.75%) JSF
7 1 (1.75%) Ajax
7 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.05%) EqualLogic
3 11 (19.30%) Social Media
4 5 (8.77%) NHS
4 5 (8.77%) DTV
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) Android
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) OO
2 12 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
4 9 (15.79%) Game Development
4 9 (15.79%) Change Control
5 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) MVC
6 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Kanban
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) DevOps
8 5 (8.77%) Line Management
8 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.77%) Coaching
8 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) PHP5
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 13 (22.81%) MCSE
2 13 (22.81%) MCSA
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (17.54%) CCNA
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.77%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCSA
5 1 (1.75%) CCSE
5 1 (1.75%) CCIE
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.77%) XenServer
3 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) Citrix
3 12 (21.05%) Juniper
4 7 (12.28%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.51%) Zend
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Unisys
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) Primavera