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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 34 29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 0 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 4.33% 5.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 69.23% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.08% 6.25% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £35,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £50,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Workday HCM
3 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 6 (75.00%) ERP
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) OWASP
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Mockito
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (75.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Product Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Kainos Software
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum superb training and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago