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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 139 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 114 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 0.94% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.32% 27.01% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 86 53 32
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
376 211 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.29% 3.50% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 317 165 151
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +38 60 £55,000 +29.41% 9
Gloucestershire -8 17 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Wiltshire -8 12 £45,000 +60.71% 2
Somerset +11 10 £47,500 +58.33%
Dorset +10 10 £23,000 -51.57%
Devon - 2 £43,750 - 1
Avon - 2 £37,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 126 (54.08%) Java
2 105 (45.06%) Linux
3 98 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (34.33%) Python
5 75 (32.19%) Oracle
5 75 (32.19%) Software Engineering
6 70 (30.04%) PaaS
7 69 (29.61%) JavaScript
8 68 (29.18%) .NET
9 67 (28.76%) VMware
10 62 (26.61%) HTML
10 62 (26.61%) Web Services
11 59 (25.32%) Degree
12 58 (24.89%) IaaS
13 57 (24.46%) UNIX
14 54 (23.18%) MVC
15 50 (21.46%) CSS
15 50 (21.46%) Tomcat
16 48 (20.60%) Windows
16 48 (20.60%) Git (software)
16 48 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (20.17%) Scrum
18 45 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (19.31%) HTML5
19 44 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
20 42 (18.03%) ASP.NET
20 42 (18.03%) SQL Server
21 41 (17.60%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (17.60%) Maven
22 40 (17.17%) Ant

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (21.46%) Tomcat
2 28 (12.02%) OpenStack
3 23 (9.87%) IIS
4 21 (9.01%) SharePoint
5 19 (8.15%) Apache
6 15 (6.44%) WebLogic
7 13 (5.58%) JBoss
8 12 (5.15%) Umbraco
9 11 (4.72%) CMS
10 7 (3.00%) Node.js
10 7 (3.00%) Mule
10 7 (3.00%) WordPress
10 7 (3.00%) Mule ESB
11 6 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (2.58%) MS Exchange
12 5 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.86%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (9.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (3.00%) Magento
4 2 (0.86%) Agresso
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.43%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 70 (30.04%) PaaS
2 58 (24.89%) IaaS
3 44 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (12.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (12.02%) Google App Engine
5 23 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (8.58%) HP Helion
7 11 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.58%) Heroku
9 6 (2.58%) Office 365
9 6 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.72%) SSL
3 9 (3.86%) WAN
4 8 (3.43%) LAN
5 5 (2.15%) VPN
5 5 (2.15%) DNS
5 5 (2.15%) Network Security
6 4 (1.72%) VoIP
7 3 (1.29%) HTTP
7 3 (1.29%) Firewall
8 2 (0.86%) Internet
9 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.45%) MySQL
3 23 (9.87%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.73%) Big Data
5 16 (6.87%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (6.87%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.44%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.01%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.86%) HBase
9 7 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.58%) Redis
10 6 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.43%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 48 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 41 (17.60%) Maven
3 40 (17.17%) Ant
4 28 (12.02%) Gradle
5 20 (8.58%) Artifactory
5 20 (8.58%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.58%) Hudson
6 13 (5.58%) Subversion
7 10 (4.29%) JUnit
8 8 (3.43%) JIRA
9 7 (3.00%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.29%) HttpUnit
10 3 (1.29%) DbUnit
10 3 (1.29%) XMLUnit
11 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.43%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (15.88%) Telecoms
2 35 (15.02%) Finance
3 26 (11.16%) Manufacturing
4 23 (9.87%) Marketing
5 17 (7.30%) Electronics
6 12 (5.15%) Law
7 7 (3.00%) Retail
8 4 (1.72%) Banking
8 4 (1.72%) Advertising
9 2 (0.86%) Games
9 2 (0.86%) Military
9 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 88 (37.77%) Developer
2 59 (25.32%) Software Engineer
3 36 (15.45%) Principal Engineer
4 35 (15.02%) Principal Software Engineer
5 34 (14.59%) Senior Developer
6 29 (12.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (10.73%) Java Developer
8 24 (10.30%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (9.87%) Applications Support
10 19 (8.15%) Support Engineer
10 19 (8.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (6.87%) Applications Support Engineer
11 16 (6.87%) Architect
11 16 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (6.01%) Lead Developer
13 13 (5.58%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 12 (5.15%) ScrumMaster
14 12 (5.15%) Web Developer
15 11 (4.72%) Analyst
15 11 (4.72%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (29.18%) .NET
2 62 (26.61%) HTML
2 62 (26.61%) Web Services
3 50 (21.46%) CSS
4 45 (19.31%) HTML5
5 42 (18.03%) ASP.NET
6 40 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (14.59%) AngularJS
8 26 (11.16%) REST
9 22 (9.44%) Spring
10 19 (8.15%) jQuery
11 17 (7.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 17 (7.30%) Middleware
11 17 (7.30%) J2EE
12 16 (6.87%) WebCenter
12 16 (6.87%) MCollective
13 13 (5.58%) JMX
14 12 (5.15%) XML
14 12 (5.15%) .NET Framework
15 11 (4.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.44%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.01%) Public Cloud
2 21 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.30%) DTV
4 16 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.72%) Digital Media
6 8 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.58%) User Experience
8 4 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.29%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.86%) CMDB
10 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.43%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (45.06%) Linux
2 57 (24.46%) UNIX
3 48 (20.60%) Windows
4 6 (2.58%) Android
5 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.29%) Fedora
6 3 (1.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.19%) Software Engineering
3 54 (23.18%) MVC
4 47 (20.17%) Scrum
5 45 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (17.60%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (16.74%) Data Management
8 35 (15.02%) Mentoring
9 33 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (12.02%) Test Automation
11 27 (11.59%) Open Source
12 26 (11.16%) TDD
12 26 (11.16%) OO
13 25 (10.73%) CRM
13 25 (10.73%) SOA
13 25 (10.73%) SDLC
14 21 (9.01%) Service Delivery
15 19 (8.15%) Configuration Management
15 19 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (7.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 126 (54.08%) Java
2 80 (34.33%) Python
3 69 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 39 (16.74%) Clojure
5 31 (13.30%) Scala
6 28 (12.02%) C#
7 27 (11.59%) Ruby
8 21 (9.01%) C++
9 20 (8.58%) Perl
10 19 (8.15%) PHP
11 16 (6.87%) Jython
12 15 (6.44%) SQL
13 10 (4.29%) PHP5
14 7 (3.00%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.86%) CFML
15 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.43%) C
16 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.43%) Haskell
16 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 59 (25.32%) Degree
2 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.58%) EMC Certification
4 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) COBIT
3 2 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (11.16%) Docker
3 20 (8.58%) KVM
4 19 (8.15%) Xen
4 19 (8.15%) LXC
5 16 (6.87%) VirtualBox
5 16 (6.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Gluster
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (11.59%) Puppet
2 26 (11.16%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (6.87%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) SCSM
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.43%) Graylog
4 1 (0.43%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 75 (32.19%) Oracle
2 67 (28.76%) VMware
3 28 (12.02%) Rackspace
4 24 (10.30%) Google
5 20 (8.58%) SAP
5 20 (8.58%) HP
6 18 (7.73%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.43%) Apple
8 6 (2.58%) EMC
8 6 (2.58%) Citrix
9 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.86%) Sybase
11 1 (0.43%) Remedy
11 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.43%) Qualys
11 1 (0.43%) Splunk
11 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.43%) Siebel
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits OTE £70k - £80k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL Recruitment
Salary: + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K-80K + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: 7 days ago
Tavistock
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40-45k Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago