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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 44 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 11 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.53% 1.55% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.29% 45.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
Leicestershire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.45% 3.45% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Leicester

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Leicester

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

SaaS Salary Histogram in Leicester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (40.00%) GitHub
3 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (40.00%) Django
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Functional Programming
4 5 (33.33%) V-Model
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) PHP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) GitHub
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Python Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Django Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Python/Django Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Head of Development
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Django
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Functional Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) V-Model
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat