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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 55 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 7 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.36% 0.96% 2.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.88% 24.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £58,750 £34,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.28% -31.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £41,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
32 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.21% 3.99% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 18
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -30.43%
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 29 August 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Slough

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) XSLT
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (15.00%) CentOS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) AppScan
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
4 2 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 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%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (15.00%) MDX
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (15.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development
4 3 (15.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) GIAC
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) CSSLP
2 2 (10.00%) OSCP
2 2 (10.00%) OSCE
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) VMware