The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 172 174 175
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 55 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.22% 30.09% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 43
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
182 113 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.95% 2.23% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 143 92 117
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SaaS Salary Trend in the South West

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

SaaS Salary Histogram in the South West

SaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South West 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
Wiltshire +2 16 £28,000 -44.00% 2
Bristol -1 16 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Gloucestershire +8 15 £27,500 -35.29%
Dorset -4 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 49 (43.36%) SQL
2 48 (42.48%) Java
3 45 (39.82%) Linux
4 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (34.51%) Web Services
6 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
6 36 (31.86%) MySQL
7 32 (28.32%) Relational Database
8 30 (26.55%) Scrum
9 29 (25.66%) Degree
10 28 (24.78%) jQuery
11 27 (23.89%) XML
12 26 (23.01%) PHP
13 24 (21.24%) C#
14 23 (20.35%) Windows
14 23 (20.35%) PHP5
14 23 (20.35%) Spring
15 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
15 22 (19.47%) CSS
16 21 (18.58%) Finance
16 21 (18.58%) CentOS
16 21 (18.58%) RESTful
17 20 (17.70%) Ruby
17 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
17 20 (17.70%) .NET
18 19 (16.81%) Red Hat
19 18 (15.93%) Fedora
19 18 (15.93%) Mobile App
20 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
20 17 (15.04%) Microsoft

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 10 (8.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.54%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) Node.js
4 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Magento
1 12 (10.62%) Shopify
2 6 (5.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.42%) PaaS
3 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.54%) IaaS
5 3 (2.65%) Office 365
6 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.88%) Heroku
7 1 (0.88%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) HTTP
2 13 (11.50%) Internet
3 8 (7.08%) LDAP
4 7 (6.19%) DNS
5 6 (5.31%) DHCP
6 5 (4.42%) SMTP
6 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.42%) Firewall
7 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.54%) VPN
8 3 (2.65%) SAN
8 3 (2.65%) X.509
9 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.88%) LAN
9 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) MySQL
2 32 (28.32%) Relational Database
3 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
4 15 (13.27%) RDBMS
5 14 (12.39%) Hazelcast
6 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.31%) HBase
7 6 (5.31%) Big Data
8 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.77%) Redis
10 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Subversion
2 11 (9.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.31%) Ant
4 5 (4.42%) WATIR
4 5 (4.42%) Selenium
4 5 (4.42%) FitNesse
4 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.54%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Marketing
3 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Electronics
4 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.77%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (43.36%) Developer
2 20 (17.70%) Analyst
3 18 (15.93%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.16%) Applications Support
5 13 (11.50%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.50%) Support Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Web Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Architect
9 9 (7.96%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Applications Architect
10 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) Senior Architect
11 7 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (5.31%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.51%) Web Services
2 28 (24.78%) jQuery
3 27 (23.89%) XML
4 23 (20.35%) Spring
5 22 (19.47%) CSS
6 21 (18.58%) RESTful
7 20 (17.70%) .NET
8 17 (15.04%) HTML
9 14 (12.39%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (9.73%) JSON
10 11 (9.73%) HTML5
11 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.08%) LAMP
12 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (6.19%) SOAP
14 6 (5.31%) NHibernate
14 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (4.42%) Servlets
15 5 (4.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.93%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.73%) Open Source
4 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.31%) DTV
5 5 (4.42%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Linux
2 23 (20.35%) Windows
3 21 (18.58%) CentOS
4 18 (15.93%) Fedora
5 14 (12.39%) Ubuntu
6 10 (8.85%) UNIX
7 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.77%) Debian
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.88%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.55%) Scrum
3 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
4 15 (13.27%) TDD
5 14 (12.39%) MVC
5 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.96%) ITIL
6 9 (7.96%) Project Management
6 9 (7.96%) Matrix Management
7 8 (7.08%) Quality Management
7 8 (7.08%) CMMI
7 8 (7.08%) SOA
7 8 (7.08%) PRINCE
7 8 (7.08%) RAD
7 8 (7.08%) Supplier Management
7 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (7.08%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (7.08%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.08%) Regression Testing
7 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.36%) SQL
2 48 (42.48%) Java
3 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.01%) PHP
5 24 (21.24%) C#
6 23 (20.35%) PHP5
7 20 (17.70%) Ruby
8 13 (11.50%) Python
9 11 (9.73%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.54%) VBScript
10 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.77%) Groovy
12 2 (1.77%) Perl
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (25.66%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CEH
4 2 (1.77%) OSCP
4 2 (1.77%) OSCE
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) COBIT
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.88%) Squid
3 1 (0.88%) Xen
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) qmail
3 1 (0.88%) Postfix
3 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (7.96%) Puppet
3 8 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.42%) SCCM
5 4 (3.54%) MOM
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Nagios
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Red Hat
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) Zend
4 10 (8.85%) VMware
5 7 (6.19%) SAP
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle
7 3 (2.65%) JBoss
8 2 (1.77%) Sybase
8 2 (1.77%) HP
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) Sage
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) Symantec
9 1 (0.88%) McAfee
9 1 (0.88%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) Juniper
9 1 (0.88%) Siebel
9 1 (0.88%) Trapeze
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