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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 32 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.67% 5.63% 4.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 85.00% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 21
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
14 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.22% 6.62% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 32
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Luton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (53.57%) Lumesse
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (25.00%) VCP5
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (21.43%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) MySQL
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) SAN
6 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.86%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) vSphere
6 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
7 4 (14.29%) Apache
7 4 (14.29%) IIS
7 4 (14.29%) Selenium
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Dell
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Liferay
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.14%) DMZ
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) JMeter
2 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) TestNG
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Danish Language
4 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) XHTML
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.29%) User Stories
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Product Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) OWASP
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (25.00%) VCP5
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
3 2 (7.14%) VMFS
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Lumesse
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.57%) Nimsoft