The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 59 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.45% 1.18% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.78% 38.89% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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 Slough region.

Cloud Services Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
23 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.17% 3.04% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 5
Average salary £55,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.42% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SaaS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Slough

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Slough

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 12 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) QA
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) XSLT
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Games

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) AppScan
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) French Language
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
6 3 (13.04%) MDX
6 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
8 1 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) RIA
4 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) OWASP
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Microservices
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Business Development
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) GIAC
1 3 (13.04%) CSSLP
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) OSCP
2 2 (8.70%) OSCE
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle