The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 161 149 176
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 387 365 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 1.72% 1.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.62% 44.14% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 318 311 314
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1151 827 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.10% 3.89% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 916 725 577
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SaaS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SaaS Salary Trend in the South East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in the South East

SaaS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Berkshire -29 109 £50,000 +21.95% 21
East Sussex +25 74 £45,000 +87.50% 6
Hampshire -16 63 £50,000 +28.20% 11
Surrey -2 49 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 42 £42,500 -10.52% 7
West Sussex - 17 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 12 £43,750 - 5
Kent -32 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Thames Valley - 8 £47,500 -
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Middlesex -4 3 £60,000 -25.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 242 (28.21%) SQL
2 216 (25.17%) JavaScript
3 200 (23.31%) .NET
4 196 (22.84%) HTML
5 186 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (21.56%) C#
7 165 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 157 (18.30%) CSS
9 152 (17.72%) Linux
10 142 (16.55%) SQL Server
11 129 (15.03%) Web Services
12 125 (14.57%) Scrum
13 122 (14.22%) MySQL
14 119 (13.87%) Marketing
14 119 (13.87%) Degree
15 116 (13.52%) ASP.NET
16 111 (12.94%) Java
17 110 (12.82%) Finance
18 109 (12.70%) Windows
18 109 (12.70%) Project Management
19 108 (12.59%) XML
20 107 (12.47%) ITIL
20 107 (12.47%) MVC
21 105 (12.24%) Software Engineering
22 104 (12.12%) CRM
22 104 (12.12%) jQuery
23 101 (11.77%) MS Excel
24 95 (11.07%) Telecoms
25 85 (9.91%) PHP
25 85 (9.91%) Web Development

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (4.90%) Apache
2 32 (3.73%) IIS
3 31 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.40%) Node.js
8 11 (1.28%) Drupal
9 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.70%) Confluence
10 6 (0.70%) CMS
10 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.58%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.47%) WordPress
12 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 101 (11.77%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.08%) MS Office
3 9 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.47%) Agresso
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.44%) IaaS
2 77 (8.97%) PaaS
3 36 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.28%) Route 53
8 10 (1.17%) Force.com
9 8 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.58%) ElastiCache
11 5 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.58%) Office 365
12 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.12%) Taleo
14 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.81%) Internet
2 32 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.15%) DNS
3 27 (3.15%) LDAP
3 27 (3.15%) Firewall
4 16 (1.86%) HTTP
5 14 (1.63%) SMTP
5 14 (1.63%) SSL
5 14 (1.63%) VPN
6 13 (1.52%) SAN
7 12 (1.40%) Wireless
8 11 (1.28%) NAS
8 11 (1.28%) SNMP
9 9 (1.05%) Network Security
10 8 (0.93%) GPRS
10 8 (0.93%) GSM
11 5 (0.58%) DHCP
11 5 (0.58%) OSPF
11 5 (0.58%) BGP
11 5 (0.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 122 (14.22%) MySQL
3 46 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.98%) Big Data
6 17 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.17%) MS Access
11 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.47%) SQL CLR
16 4 (0.47%) Text Mining
16 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (5.94%) Subversion
2 42 (4.90%) JIRA
3 33 (3.85%) Selenium
4 24 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 17 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.40%) NUnit
10 11 (1.28%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.93%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (0.82%) NetBeans
12 7 (0.82%) Redmine
13 6 (0.70%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.70%) Ant
13 6 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.58%) TestNG
General
1 119 (13.87%) Marketing
2 110 (12.82%) Finance
3 95 (11.07%) Telecoms
4 51 (5.94%) Retail
5 39 (4.55%) Front Office
6 38 (4.43%) Manufacturing
7 37 (4.31%) Banking
8 29 (3.38%) Electronics
9 24 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.52%) Advertising
11 11 (1.28%) Legal
12 10 (1.17%) Automotive
12 10 (1.17%) Games
13 9 (1.05%) French Language
14 8 (0.93%) German Language
15 5 (0.58%) Billing
16 3 (0.35%) Publishing
16 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.23%) Back Office
17 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 226 (26.34%) Developer
2 92 (10.72%) Consultant
3 76 (8.86%) Analyst
4 66 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 62 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 55 (6.41%) Software Developer
6 55 (6.41%) Project Manager
7 54 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 53 (6.18%) Applications Support
9 41 (4.78%) Software Engineer
10 40 (4.66%) Support Analyst
11 38 (4.43%) Web Developer
12 37 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 34 (3.96%) Architect
14 33 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
14 33 (3.85%) Administrator
15 32 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
15 32 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
15 32 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
16 31 (3.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (23.31%) .NET
2 196 (22.84%) HTML
3 157 (18.30%) CSS
4 129 (15.03%) Web Services
5 116 (13.52%) ASP.NET
6 108 (12.59%) XML
7 104 (12.12%) jQuery
8 82 (9.56%) SOAP
9 69 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (6.29%) JSON
11 53 (6.18%) LINQ
12 46 (5.36%) Ajax
13 43 (5.01%) .NET Framework
14 39 (4.55%) NHibernate
14 39 (4.55%) HTML5
14 39 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 38 (4.43%) LAMP
16 36 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (3.73%) RESTful
18 24 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
2 67 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 58 (6.76%) Social Media
4 31 (3.61%) Open Source
5 28 (3.26%) Mathematics
6 25 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.45%) DTV
8 16 (1.86%) Blog
9 14 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.63%) E-Learning
10 12 (1.40%) Xbox
11 11 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (1.17%) Tandem
12 10 (1.17%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.05%) CMDB
14 8 (0.93%) PKI
15 7 (0.82%) Blackberry
15 7 (0.82%) iPhone
16 5 (0.58%) Replication
17 4 (0.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 152 (17.72%) Linux
2 109 (12.70%) Windows
3 43 (5.01%) UNIX
4 26 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.63%) CentOS
6 14 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 14 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.40%) Android
8 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.93%) SUSE
11 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.35%) Debian
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (14.57%) Scrum
3 109 (12.70%) Project Management
4 107 (12.47%) MVC
4 107 (12.47%) ITIL
5 105 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 104 (12.12%) CRM
7 85 (9.91%) Web Development
8 72 (8.39%) OO
9 53 (6.18%) E-Commerce
10 50 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (5.83%) TDD
11 49 (5.71%) Service Management
11 49 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 46 (5.36%) ERP
13 41 (4.78%) BDD
14 40 (4.66%) DevOps
15 39 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
16 38 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (4.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 242 (28.21%) SQL
2 216 (25.17%) JavaScript
3 185 (21.56%) C#
4 111 (12.94%) Java
5 85 (9.91%) PHP
6 65 (7.58%) T-SQL
7 61 (7.11%) Python
8 56 (6.53%) Ruby
9 55 (6.41%) Perl
10 36 (4.20%) C
11 30 (3.50%) C++
12 24 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.93%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.93%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.70%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.23%) PHP5
19 1 (0.12%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 119 (13.87%) Degree
2 48 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.63%) ISEB
5 12 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (1.40%) MCITP
6 9 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.70%) MCSE
9 5 (0.58%) CISSP
9 5 (0.58%) RHCE
10 4 (0.47%) MCTS
10 4 (0.47%) MCSA
10 4 (0.47%) CCNA
10 4 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.06%) QA
2 20 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.21%) SLA
4 11 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 50 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.15%) vSphere
3 16 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.86%) vCloud
4 9 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.70%) Postfix
5 6 (0.70%) IMail Server
6 5 (0.58%) KVM
7 4 (0.47%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.47%) qmail
7 4 (0.47%) Squid
7 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.35%) Varnish
9 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.23%) UAG
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.12%) Snort
10 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 40 (4.66%) Puppet
2 38 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.45%) Nagios
4 10 (1.17%) ZABBIX
4 10 (1.17%) Cacti
4 10 (1.17%) Vagrant
4 10 (1.17%) Zenoss
5 7 (0.82%) logstash
5 7 (0.82%) Salt
6 6 (0.70%) Ganglia
6 6 (0.70%) SCCM
7 5 (0.58%) Munin
7 5 (0.58%) Graylog2
7 5 (0.58%) collectd
7 5 (0.58%) StatsD
7 5 (0.58%) Ansible
8 4 (0.47%) Icinga
8 4 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
8 4 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 165 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.58%) Oracle
3 61 (7.11%) VMware
4 49 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (3.73%) Cisco
6 30 (3.50%) SAP
7 28 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.63%) EMC
10 13 (1.52%) Twitter
11 11 (1.28%) Remedy
11 11 (1.28%) BMC
12 9 (1.05%) Sage
13 8 (0.93%) HP
14 7 (0.82%) Zend
14 7 (0.82%) NetSuite
14 7 (0.82%) Jaspersoft
15 6 (0.70%) Juniper
15 6 (0.70%) IBM
15 6 (0.70%) Business Objects
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