The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 24 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.04% 4.93% 1.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% 90.91% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.27% 5.42% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £14,144
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +253.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
County Antrim +7 2 £37,500 -25.00%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Workday HCM
4 6 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) CRM
4 6 (66.67%) ERP
4 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Google
7 1 (11.11%) Force.com
7 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (11.11%) Mockito
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Force.com
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Product Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google