The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 81 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 56 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 2.97% 3.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.77% 52.27% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 67
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
SaaS
Berkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
182 132 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.23% 5.67% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 131 124 82
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SaaS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Reading

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Reading

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 42 (31.11%) Linux
2 35 (25.93%) SQL
3 33 (24.44%) Telecoms
4 27 (20.00%) Perl
4 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (19.26%) Finance
6 25 (18.52%) Web Services
6 25 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (17.78%) HTML
7 24 (17.78%) Java
7 24 (17.78%) Banking
7 24 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 23 (17.04%) Project Management
9 22 (16.30%) CRM
10 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
11 20 (14.81%) CSS
11 20 (14.81%) Python
12 19 (14.07%) C++
12 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
12 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
13 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
13 17 (12.59%) Cisco
14 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
14 16 (11.85%) C#
14 16 (11.85%) Migration
14 16 (11.85%) Business Analysis
14 16 (11.85%) Data Migration
15 15 (11.11%) C
15 15 (11.11%) HTTP
16 14 (10.37%) .NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (6.67%) Apache
2 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.19%) Drupal
4 4 (2.96%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) nginx
7 1 (0.74%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.48%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.74%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.41%) PaaS
4 8 (5.93%) IaaS
5 4 (2.96%) Force.com
5 4 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.48%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.48%) Route 53
7 1 (0.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.11%) HTTP
3 11 (8.15%) Internet
3 11 (8.15%) DNS
3 11 (8.15%) LDAP
4 7 (5.19%) SSL
4 7 (5.19%) SMTP
5 5 (3.70%) Firewall
5 5 (3.70%) BGP
5 5 (3.70%) OSPF
6 4 (2.96%) Network Security
7 3 (2.22%) IPv6
7 3 (2.22%) SAN
7 3 (2.22%) LAN
8 2 (1.48%) SMS
8 2 (1.48%) DHCP
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.74%) NAS
9 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) MySQL
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.19%) MS Access
5 6 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Ant
2 5 (3.70%) TestNG
2 5 (3.70%) Selenium
3 4 (2.96%) RSpec
4 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 33 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 26 (19.26%) Finance
3 24 (17.78%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Developer
2 24 (17.78%) Consultant
3 22 (16.30%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (16.30%) Administrator
4 11 (8.15%) Implementation Consultant
5 10 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.93%) Junior
6 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Junior Developer
6 8 (5.93%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Junior C++ Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Sales Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.44%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.52%) Web Services
2 24 (17.78%) HTML
3 20 (14.81%) CSS
4 14 (10.37%) .NET
5 13 (9.63%) Ajax
6 11 (8.15%) JSON
7 10 (7.41%) jQuery
8 9 (6.67%) XML
9 8 (5.93%) HTML5
10 7 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.19%) LAMP
10 7 (5.19%) Apache Flex
10 7 (5.19%) LINQ
11 6 (4.44%) J2EE
11 6 (4.44%) Spring
11 6 (4.44%) RESTful
11 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.70%) Backbone.js
13 4 (2.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Open Source
2 6 (4.44%) PKI
3 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.48%) IVR
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.11%) Linux
2 13 (9.63%) UNIX
3 12 (8.89%) Windows
4 11 (8.15%) CentOS
5 7 (5.19%) Windows 8
5 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.48%) Debian
6 2 (1.48%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.78%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.04%) Project Management
4 22 (16.30%) CRM
5 16 (11.85%) Migration
5 16 (11.85%) Business Analysis
5 16 (11.85%) Data Migration
6 13 (9.63%) Data Protection
6 13 (9.63%) Web Development
7 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.89%) MVC
8 11 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.15%) DevOps
9 10 (7.41%) Software Architecture
10 8 (5.93%) Product Management
11 6 (4.44%) ITIL
12 5 (3.70%) Web Application Development
12 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.70%) Scrum
12 5 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) SQL
2 27 (20.00%) Perl
3 24 (17.78%) Java
4 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.81%) Python
6 19 (14.07%) C++
7 16 (11.85%) C#
8 15 (11.11%) C
9 14 (10.37%) Ruby
9 14 (10.37%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.93%) PHP
11 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.96%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.70%) RHCE
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.22%) MCITP
5 3 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CCSE
6 2 (1.48%) CEH
6 2 (1.48%) CCSA
6 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) OSCP
6 2 (1.48%) OSCE
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.44%) Postfix
3 5 (3.70%) KVM
4 4 (2.96%) Squid
4 4 (2.96%) qmail
4 4 (2.96%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) vSphere
5 3 (2.22%) Varnish
6 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.48%) XenApp
6 2 (1.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Puppet
1 13 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.48%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) Cacti
3 1 (0.74%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.59%) Cisco
4 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.41%) Oracle
6 8 (5.93%) Sage
6 8 (5.93%) VMware
7 6 (4.44%) NetSuite
8 4 (2.96%) BMC
9 3 (2.22%) Remedy
9 3 (2.22%) Websense
9 3 (2.22%) SAP
10 2 (1.48%) IBM
10 2 (1.48%) Siebel
10 2 (1.48%) EMC
10 2 (1.48%) Citrix
10 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.48%) Juniper
10 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.48%) Blue Coat
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