The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 48 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 15 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.07% 1.38% 2.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.71% 34.62% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 15
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
42 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.59% 3.98% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 19
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £66,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Slough

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (20.00%) Classic ASP
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) XSLT
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Business Development
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Drupal
1 2 (10.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (10.00%) WordPress
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) DataStage
5 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) AppScan
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) XSLT
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) MDX
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Business Development
3 3 (15.00%) OWASP
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CSSLP
1 3 (15.00%) GIAC
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica