The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 36 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.84% 2.02% 2.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 46.15% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
SaaS
Bedfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.20% 4.38% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 25
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SaaS
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Luton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 14 (87.50%) Lumesse
2 5 (31.25%) VCP5
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Danish Language
2 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) XHTML
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) B2B
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (31.25%) VCP5
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Lumesse
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft