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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 45 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 12 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.50% 8.10% 6.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 87.88% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 25
Average salary £33,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,550 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
54 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.74% 9.22% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 37
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £80,000
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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Luton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Lumesse
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
4 10 (24.39%) XML
4 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.51%) .NET
6 8 (19.51%) VMware
6 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (19.51%) Selenium
6 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (19.51%) VCP5
7 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
7 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) MySQL
8 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) VMware Server
9 5 (12.20%) Marketing
9 5 (12.20%) QA
9 5 (12.20%) IIS
9 5 (12.20%) Java

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (12.20%) Apache
1 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) Liferay
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.88%) DMZ
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.32%) JMeter
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) TestNG
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Danish Language
3 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
1 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Support
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Performance Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
1 10 (24.39%) XML
2 8 (19.51%) .NET
3 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
3 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) XHTML
4 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Replication
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Wiki
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
3 5 (12.20%) User Stories
4 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.32%) Product Management
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (19.51%) VCP5
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Server
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) VMFS
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Lumesse
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.44%) Nimsoft