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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 169 160 185
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 66 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 1.22% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.05% 44.37% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 48
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
244 151 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 2.74% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 201 118 105
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -7 27 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Wiltshire +8 13 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Somerset +16 10 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Gloucestershire -17 8 £49,000 +16.66% 1
Dorset -12 4 £22,500 -50.00% 2
Devon 0 2 £35,000 -56.52%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 46 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (33.04%) CSS
3 35 (30.43%) HTML
3 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 32 (27.83%) .NET
5 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 30 (26.09%) Finance
6 29 (25.22%) C#
7 28 (24.35%) SQL
8 27 (23.48%) Java
8 27 (23.48%) OO
9 26 (22.61%) MS Excel
9 26 (22.61%) MySQL
10 25 (21.74%) PHP
11 21 (18.26%) Linux
11 21 (18.26%) Degree
12 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (15.65%) XML
13 17 (14.78%) ASP.NET
13 17 (14.78%) PHP5
14 16 (13.91%) MVC
14 16 (13.91%) Project Management
15 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
15 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.17%) Web Services
16 12 (10.43%) VMware
16 12 (10.43%) Windows
16 12 (10.43%) OOP
16 12 (10.43%) LAMP
16 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.22%) Node.js
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (3.48%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.74%) Lync
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.87%) Drupal
7 1 (0.87%) WordPress
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) IaaS
1 5 (4.35%) PaaS
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Internet
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
3 3 (2.61%) DNS
3 3 (2.61%) DHCP
3 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.74%) VPN
4 2 (1.74%) HTTP
4 2 (1.74%) LAN
4 2 (1.74%) WAN
4 2 (1.74%) SMTP
4 2 (1.74%) LDAP
4 2 (1.74%) Wireless
4 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.87%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.61%) MySQL
3 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.35%) Big Data
6 4 (3.48%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.61%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.74%) HBase
8 2 (1.74%) Redis
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) Ant
4 1 (0.87%) WATIR
4 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.83%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.96%) Advertising
5 5 (4.35%) Marketing
5 5 (4.35%) Electronics
6 3 (2.61%) Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 3 (2.61%) Legal
7 2 (1.74%) Games
7 2 (1.74%) Law
7 2 (1.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (46.96%) Developer
2 15 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Junior
4 13 (11.30%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Junior Developer
5 12 (10.43%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (5.22%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) CSS
2 35 (30.43%) HTML
3 32 (27.83%) .NET
4 18 (15.65%) XML
5 17 (14.78%) ASP.NET
6 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
6 14 (12.17%) Web Services
7 12 (10.43%) LAMP
8 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (6.96%) jQuery
9 6 (5.22%) HTML5
9 6 (5.22%) XHTML
10 5 (4.35%) Ajax
10 5 (4.35%) Spring
10 5 (4.35%) Sass
10 5 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.48%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.61%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.22%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.48%) DTV
6 4 (3.48%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.74%) PMI
9 1 (0.87%) CMDB
9 1 (0.87%) Clustering
9 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.87%) NHS
9 1 (0.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 8 (6.96%) CentOS
4 6 (5.22%) Android
4 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.35%) Fedora
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) Debian
8 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.87%) UNIX
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) OO
2 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.91%) MVC
3 16 (13.91%) Project Management
4 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
5 12 (10.43%) OOP
6 11 (9.57%) Scrum
6 11 (9.57%) ITIL
7 8 (6.96%) TDD
8 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.22%) Web Development
10 5 (4.35%) ERP
11 4 (3.48%) DevOps
11 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.48%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.48%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.22%) C#
3 28 (24.35%) SQL
4 27 (23.48%) Java
5 25 (21.74%) PHP
6 17 (14.78%) PHP5
7 11 (9.57%) Ruby
8 7 (6.09%) Python
9 5 (4.35%) Groovy
9 5 (4.35%) Perl
10 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.48%) CFML
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.74%) C++
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.87%) VB
13 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) OSCP
5 2 (1.74%) OSCE
5 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CEH
6 1 (0.87%) MCTS
6 1 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.87%) Docker
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Puppet
1 6 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.48%) SCCM
4 2 (1.74%) MOM
4 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.43%) VMware
3 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.48%) F5
4 4 (3.48%) SAP
4 4 (3.48%) HP
5 3 (2.61%) Citrix
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle
5 3 (2.61%) Adobe
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco
6 2 (1.74%) Twitter
6 2 (1.74%) McAfee
6 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.87%) Zend
7 1 (0.87%) Juniper
7 1 (0.87%) Ericsson
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago