The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 151 165 174
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 74 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.36% 39.13% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 44
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
188 115 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 2.20% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 161 97 96
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol +8 26 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Gloucestershire +7 23 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Wiltshire +8 13 £28,000 -49.09% 1
Dorset -5 8 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Somerset -20 3 £33,000 -26.66% 2
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 53 (46.09%) Java
3 52 (45.22%) Linux
4 48 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (34.78%) MySQL
5 40 (34.78%) Web Services
6 36 (31.30%) Scrum
7 35 (30.43%) jQuery
7 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 34 (29.57%) Relational Database
9 33 (28.70%) Degree
10 31 (26.96%) PHP
11 28 (24.35%) PHP5
12 26 (22.61%) Windows
13 25 (21.74%) XML
13 25 (21.74%) CSS
13 25 (21.74%) Spring
13 25 (21.74%) RESTful
14 24 (20.87%) CentOS
14 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
15 22 (19.13%) Ruby
15 22 (19.13%) Red Hat
16 21 (18.26%) .NET
16 21 (18.26%) Unit Testing
16 21 (18.26%) Fedora
17 20 (17.39%) HTML
17 20 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (16.52%) Hazelcast
18 19 (16.52%) C#
18 19 (16.52%) ActiveMQ

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) Node.js
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.87%) Lync
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Shopify
1 15 (13.04%) Magento
2 5 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.87%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.48%) PaaS
3 4 (3.48%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.48%) IaaS
4 3 (2.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.87%) Pure360
5 1 (0.87%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) HTTP
2 13 (11.30%) Internet
3 9 (7.83%) LDAP
4 8 (6.96%) Firewall
5 7 (6.09%) DNS
6 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.22%) DHCP
6 6 (5.22%) SMTP
7 4 (3.48%) VPN
7 4 (3.48%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.61%) LAN
8 3 (2.61%) WAN
8 3 (2.61%) X.509
8 3 (2.61%) SAN
9 2 (1.74%) Wireless
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.78%) MySQL
2 34 (29.57%) Relational Database
3 19 (16.52%) Hazelcast
4 18 (15.65%) RDBMS
5 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.96%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.22%) Big Data
8 5 (4.35%) HBase
8 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.74%) MS Access
11 2 (1.74%) Redis
12 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.43%) Subversion
2 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.35%) WATIR
2 5 (4.35%) Selenium
2 5 (4.35%) FitNesse
2 5 (4.35%) Ant
3 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.87%) Xcode
5 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (14.78%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.09%) Retail
5 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.35%) Electronics
7 3 (2.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Developer
2 21 (18.26%) Software Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.17%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Applications Support
7 12 (10.43%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) Architect
10 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (6.96%) Applications Architect
10 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Architect
11 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.78%) Web Services
2 35 (30.43%) jQuery
3 25 (21.74%) XML
3 25 (21.74%) CSS
3 25 (21.74%) Spring
3 25 (21.74%) RESTful
4 21 (18.26%) .NET
5 20 (17.39%) HTML
6 19 (16.52%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (12.17%) HTML5
8 11 (9.57%) JSON
9 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.96%) LAMP
10 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (6.09%) SOAP
12 6 (5.22%) NHibernate
12 6 (5.22%) Ajax
12 6 (5.22%) WCF
12 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.30%) Mobile App
3 12 (10.43%) Open Source
4 6 (5.22%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.35%) DTV
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (45.22%) Linux
2 26 (22.61%) Windows
3 24 (20.87%) CentOS
4 21 (18.26%) Fedora
5 15 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 11 (9.57%) UNIX
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.87%) Android
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Scrum
3 21 (18.26%) Unit Testing
4 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.04%) TDD
5 14 (12.17%) MVC
6 11 (9.57%) Project Management
6 11 (9.57%) ITIL
7 8 (6.96%) Quality Management
7 8 (6.96%) CMMI
7 8 (6.96%) PRINCE
7 8 (6.96%) SOA
7 8 (6.96%) RAD
7 8 (6.96%) OO
7 8 (6.96%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.96%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.96%) Matrix Management
7 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 53 (46.09%) Java
3 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.96%) PHP
5 28 (24.35%) PHP5
6 22 (19.13%) Ruby
7 19 (16.52%) C#
8 14 (12.17%) Python
9 11 (9.57%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.48%) VBScript
12 4 (3.48%) Groovy
13 3 (2.61%) Perl
13 3 (2.61%) C
14 2 (1.74%) C++
15 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.87%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.74%) CCNP
4 2 (1.74%) CCNA
4 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
1 8 (6.96%) COBIT
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) qmail
4 1 (0.87%) Postfix
4 1 (0.87%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Squid
4 1 (0.87%) Xen
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (8.70%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.35%) SCCM
4 4 (3.48%) MOM
5 3 (2.61%) Nagios
6 2 (1.74%) Cacti
7 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.87%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.87%) YUM
7 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) Red Hat
2 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.04%) Zend
4 14 (12.17%) VMware
5 6 (5.22%) SAP
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle
6 5 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (2.61%) JBoss
7 3 (2.61%) Juniper
7 3 (2.61%) Citrix
8 2 (1.74%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.74%) HP
8 2 (1.74%) Sybase
8 2 (1.74%) F5
8 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.87%) AppFog
9 1 (0.87%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.87%) Sencha
9 1 (0.87%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.87%) Siebel
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependant on experience)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago