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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 65 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 11 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.50% 1.23% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.28% 41.18% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.81% 2.99% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 69 14 19
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,900 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SaaS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SaaS Salary Trend in the North East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the North East

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

SaaS Salary Histogram in the North East

SaaS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 8 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Teesside - 2 £24,000 - 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) QA
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (12.50%) Redmine
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Banking

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Redmine
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Trainer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Teesside
Square One Resources
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago