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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 172 184 183
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 82 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 0.98% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.89% 20.49% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 45 49
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
434 288 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.57% 4.80% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 398 237 145
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +28 29 £60,000 +79.10% 4
Bristol -9 26 £50,000 +58.73% 5
Wiltshire -1 10 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Devon +11 9 £25,000 -39.02% 1
Somerset -8 5 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Dorset +6 1 £27,500 +22.22%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (53.69%) Java
3 91 (44.83%) Web Services
4 82 (40.39%) Telecoms
5 67 (33.00%) Manufacturing
6 66 (32.51%) Software Engineering
7 63 (31.03%) Linux
8 60 (29.56%) Scrum
8 60 (29.56%) REST
9 59 (29.06%) OO
10 57 (28.08%) HTML
11 54 (26.60%) Finance
11 54 (26.60%) Amazon AWS
12 53 (26.11%) JavaScript
13 52 (25.62%) MVC
14 50 (24.63%) SQL
14 50 (24.63%) XML
15 49 (24.14%) JSON
16 48 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (22.66%) Marketing
17 46 (22.66%) Unix
17 46 (22.66%) Python
17 46 (22.66%) Electronics
18 45 (22.17%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (21.67%) E-Commerce
19 44 (21.67%) C#
19 44 (21.67%) NoSQL
19 44 (21.67%) IaaS
20 43 (21.18%) SAP
21 42 (20.69%) TDD

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 40 (19.70%) JBoss
2 24 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 23 (11.33%) Mule
4 19 (9.36%) Mule ESB
5 16 (7.88%) WebLogic
6 14 (6.90%) Apache
7 11 (5.42%) OpenStack
8 10 (4.93%) IIS
9 8 (3.94%) Node.js
10 7 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.97%) nginx
14 3 (1.48%) Confluence
15 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.99%) WordPress
16 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) MS Office
2 4 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (18.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.60%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (21.67%) IaaS
3 33 (16.26%) PaaS
4 19 (9.36%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.42%) Google App Engine
6 11 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (3.94%) HP Helion
8 5 (2.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (2.46%) Heroku
9 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.94%) HTTP
2 8 (3.94%) LAN
2 8 (3.94%) LDAP
2 8 (3.94%) WAN
3 7 (3.45%) Firewall
4 5 (2.46%) DNS
4 5 (2.46%) Internet
5 4 (1.97%) FTP
5 4 (1.97%) VPN
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.99%) SAN
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) IPsec
7 1 (0.49%) Junos
7 1 (0.49%) SMTP
7 1 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.67%) NoSQL
2 38 (18.72%) MongoDB
3 31 (15.27%) Relational Database
4 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
5 22 (10.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (7.88%) MySQL
7 12 (5.91%) Big Data
8 11 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.42%) Neo4j
9 10 (4.93%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.43%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.99%) Ingres
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.49%) Event Store
12 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.82%) JUnit
3 22 (10.84%) JIRA
4 19 (9.36%) IntelliJ
5 18 (8.87%) Ant
5 18 (8.87%) Maven
6 11 (5.42%) Gradle
7 10 (4.93%) Artifactory
7 10 (4.93%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.94%) Hudson
8 8 (3.94%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.96%) Subversion
10 5 (2.46%) DbUnit
10 5 (2.46%) HttpUnit
10 5 (2.46%) XMLUnit
11 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 82 (40.39%) Telecoms
2 67 (33.00%) Manufacturing
3 54 (26.60%) Finance
4 46 (22.66%) Electronics
4 46 (22.66%) Marketing
5 36 (17.73%) Retail
6 14 (6.90%) Aerospace
7 12 (5.91%) Banking
8 7 (3.45%) Military
9 6 (2.96%) Legal
10 5 (2.46%) German Language
11 4 (1.97%) Advertising
12 2 (0.99%) Law
13 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (39.41%) Developer
2 45 (22.17%) Java Developer
3 43 (21.18%) Senior Developer
4 28 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (11.82%) Analyst
6 23 (11.33%) Software Engineer
7 17 (8.37%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.90%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Java Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Agile Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Agile Java Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Architect
10 11 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Principal Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Principal Software Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.93%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (44.83%) Web Services
2 60 (29.56%) REST
3 57 (28.08%) HTML
4 50 (24.63%) XML
5 49 (24.14%) JSON
6 38 (18.72%) Spring
7 33 (16.26%) Apache Camel
7 33 (16.26%) Spring MVC
8 31 (15.27%) HTML5
9 30 (14.78%) CSS
9 30 (14.78%) Spring Integration
10 27 (13.30%) .NET
11 26 (12.81%) SOAP
12 23 (11.33%) Hibernate
13 19 (9.36%) J2EE
13 19 (9.36%) JPA
13 19 (9.36%) jQuery
14 16 (7.88%) AngularJS
15 15 (7.39%) EJB
16 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.40%) Digital Media
3 10 (4.93%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.96%) Replication
7 5 (2.46%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.46%) CESG
7 5 (2.46%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.46%) Fintech
7 5 (2.46%) VCE vBlock
7 5 (2.46%) W3C
8 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.97%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.48%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.03%) Linux
2 46 (22.66%) Unix
3 35 (17.24%) Windows
4 12 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.97%) Android
5 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.97%) CentOS
5 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.51%) Software Engineering
3 60 (29.56%) Scrum
4 59 (29.06%) OO
5 52 (25.62%) MVC
6 48 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (22.17%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (21.67%) E-Commerce
9 42 (20.69%) TDD
10 41 (20.20%) Programme Management
11 38 (18.72%) Digital Marketing
12 35 (17.24%) ERP
12 35 (17.24%) OOP
12 35 (17.24%) Open Source
13 30 (14.78%) SDLC
14 25 (12.32%) ITIL
14 25 (12.32%) Kanban
15 24 (11.82%) Integration Testing
16 23 (11.33%) BDD
17 21 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (53.69%) Java
2 53 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 50 (24.63%) SQL
4 46 (22.66%) Python
5 44 (21.67%) C#
6 29 (14.29%) Ruby
7 25 (12.32%) Clojure
8 22 (10.84%) Scala
9 21 (10.34%) C++
10 14 (6.90%) PHP
11 11 (5.42%) Groovy
12 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.46%) Perl
14 4 (1.97%) C
15 2 (0.99%) Jython
15 2 (0.99%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.49%) Ada
16 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.33%) Degree
4 9 (4.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.46%) EMC Certification
7 3 (1.48%) CCNA
7 3 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.49%) LPIC
9 1 (0.49%) MCSE
9 1 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.49%) RHCE
9 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.49%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.49%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.43%) GPG13
2 9 (4.43%) QA
3 5 (2.46%) ISO22301
3 5 (2.46%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.99%) HMG Infosec
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.40%) Docker
4 9 (4.43%) KVM
5 8 (3.94%) LXC
5 8 (3.94%) Xen
6 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.99%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.99%) XenApp
8 1 (0.49%) Gluster
8 1 (0.49%) iptables
8 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) MOM
1 4 (1.97%) Puppet
1 4 (1.97%) SCCM
1 4 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.99%) QRadar
3 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.49%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.49%) Graylog
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (21.18%) SAP
2 35 (17.24%) VMware
3 30 (14.78%) Oracle
4 23 (11.33%) Google
4 23 (11.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (10.84%) Apple
5 22 (10.84%) Twitter
6 13 (6.40%) Rackspace
7 11 (5.42%) Facebook
8 8 (3.94%) HP
8 8 (3.94%) Logi Analytics
8 8 (3.94%) Talend
9 7 (3.45%) EMC
9 7 (3.45%) MuleSoft
9 7 (3.45%) WSO2
10 6 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.96%) Sybase
11 5 (2.46%) Cisco
12 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.48%) Remedy
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