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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 32 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.23% 6.63% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 60.00% 73.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
10 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.38% 9.04% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +159.90%
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
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 19 September 2014. 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 6 £50,000 +25.00%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
2 9 (90.00%) User Experience
2 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (90.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (90.00%) Silverlight
2 9 (90.00%) Use Case
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (90.00%) Intranet
2 9 (90.00%) Internet
2 9 (90.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Intranet
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Lucene
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (90.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (90.00%) User Experience
1 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 9 (90.00%) Use Case
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) KANA