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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 185 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 52 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.81% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.22% 38.53% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 26
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
245 109 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.14% 2.10% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 201 89 92
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £31,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -2 22 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Gloucestershire -6 10 £37,500 -10.71% 4
Wiltshire 0 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Somerset +5 6 £35,000 - 1
Dorset -21 3 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Devon +1 2 £40,500 +3.84%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 52 (41.27%) JavaScript
2 43 (34.13%) HTML
3 41 (32.54%) CSS
4 37 (29.37%) Java
4 37 (29.37%) .NET
5 36 (28.57%) SQL
6 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (23.81%) MySQL
8 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 29 (23.02%) PHP
10 28 (22.22%) Finance
11 27 (21.43%) C#
11 27 (21.43%) OO
12 25 (19.84%) VMware
12 25 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (19.05%) Linux
13 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET
14 22 (17.46%) Scrum
14 22 (17.46%) Degree
15 20 (15.87%) MVC
16 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
17 18 (14.29%) PHP5
17 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 17 (13.49%) XML
19 16 (12.70%) Python
19 16 (12.70%) Project Management
19 16 (12.70%) Ruby
20 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
20 15 (11.90%) Tomcat

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.14%) Node.js
3 7 (5.56%) ColdFusion
4 5 (3.97%) Apache
4 5 (3.97%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 2 (1.59%) Lync
6 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) Liferay
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) WordPress
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.59%) Summit
3 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (8.73%) IaaS
2 10 (7.94%) PaaS
3 8 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.38%) Google App Engine
6 3 (2.38%) Office 365
6 3 (2.38%) HP Helion
6 3 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Internet
2 4 (3.17%) Firewall
2 4 (3.17%) VPN
3 3 (2.38%) DNS
3 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.38%) DHCP
4 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.59%) MPLS
4 2 (1.59%) Wireless
4 2 (1.59%) LDAP
4 2 (1.59%) HTTP
4 2 (1.59%) LAN
4 2 (1.59%) WAN
4 2 (1.59%) SMTP
5 1 (0.79%) NAS
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (23.81%) MySQL
3 9 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.56%) Hazelcast
5 7 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.97%) Big Data
7 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.38%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.59%) Redis
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.79%) HBase
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.35%) Subversion
3 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.17%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.17%) Ant
5 3 (2.38%) Hudson
5 3 (2.38%) Gradle
5 3 (2.38%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) WATIR
7 1 (0.79%) NetBeans
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.73%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.76%) Marketing
4 6 (4.76%) Advertising
4 6 (4.76%) Law
4 6 (4.76%) Electronics
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) Developer
2 15 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.73%) Junior
3 11 (8.73%) Analyst
3 11 (8.73%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.73%) .NET Developer
3 11 (8.73%) C# Developer
3 11 (8.73%) PHP Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Software Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Architect
4 10 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.13%) HTML
2 41 (32.54%) CSS
3 37 (29.37%) .NET
4 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 17 (13.49%) XML
6 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (11.11%) HTML5
8 13 (10.32%) Web Services
9 12 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.94%) LAMP
11 7 (5.56%) jQuery
11 7 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.97%) Sass
13 5 (3.97%) XHTML
13 5 (3.97%) Ajax
14 4 (3.17%) Spring
14 4 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.76%) User Experience
6 5 (3.97%) DTV
7 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.17%) Open Source
8 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.38%) Clustering
9 2 (1.59%) PMI
9 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.79%) NHS
10 1 (0.79%) CMDB
10 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Linux
2 12 (9.52%) Windows
3 8 (6.35%) CentOS
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.56%) Fedora
5 6 (4.76%) Android
6 5 (3.97%) UNIX
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.43%) OO
3 22 (17.46%) Scrum
4 20 (15.87%) MVC
5 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.70%) Project Management
7 13 (10.32%) ITIL
8 11 (8.73%) OOP
8 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.94%) DevOps
9 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.14%) TDD
11 8 (6.35%) Web Development
11 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.56%) Kanban
12 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.76%) ERP
13 6 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.27%) JavaScript
2 37 (29.37%) Java
3 36 (28.57%) SQL
4 29 (23.02%) PHP
5 27 (21.43%) C#
6 18 (14.29%) PHP5
7 16 (12.70%) Python
7 16 (12.70%) Ruby
8 12 (9.52%) Perl
9 8 (6.35%) Groovy
10 7 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.56%) CFML
11 4 (3.17%) Jython
12 3 (2.38%) Scala
12 3 (2.38%) Clojure
12 3 (2.38%) C++
13 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) VCP4
3 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) MCSA
6 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) MCTS
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.17%) VirtualBox
3 4 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.38%) Docker
4 3 (2.38%) KVM
4 3 (2.38%) LXC
4 3 (2.38%) Xen
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.73%) Puppet
3 5 (3.97%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (3.17%) SCCM
5 3 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.59%) MOM
7 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.84%) VMware
3 12 (9.52%) Oracle
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.56%) HP
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco
6 4 (3.17%) Citrix
6 4 (3.17%) McAfee
6 4 (3.17%) F5
7 3 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.38%) Adobe
7 3 (2.38%) Google
8 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.59%) Symantec
8 2 (1.59%) Twitter
9 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.79%) Juniper
9 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.79%) Zend
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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