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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 118 134 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +49
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 142 129 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.52% 2.18% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.58% 31.31% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 101 87 51
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +48.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
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
629 412 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.18% 6.97% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 517 332 195
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +38 62 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Bristol -28 35 £80,000 +45.45% 3
Somerset -1 15 £50,000 +5.26%
Wiltshire +7 10 £45,000 - 4
Cornwall -10 8 - -
Devon +3 4 £38,750 -8.82%
Dorset 0 2 £47,500 +106.52% 3
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 123 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.33%) Telecoms
3 88 (36.67%) Finance
4 83 (34.58%) Java
5 78 (32.50%) Scrum
6 74 (30.83%) Amazon AWS
7 70 (29.17%) Manufacturing
8 68 (28.33%) Linux
9 67 (27.92%) C#
10 60 (25.00%) Web Services
11 59 (24.58%) Marketing
12 54 (22.50%) MVC
13 53 (22.08%) .NET
14 52 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (21.67%) Programme Management
15 51 (21.25%) Retail
16 50 (20.83%) TDD
17 49 (20.42%) Software Engineering
18 48 (20.00%) JBoss
19 47 (19.58%) Kanban
20 46 (19.17%) SOAP
20 46 (19.17%) Spring
21 45 (18.75%) SAP
22 44 (18.33%) Windows
22 44 (18.33%) Digital Marketing
22 44 (18.33%) BDD
23 43 (17.92%) JIRA
23 43 (17.92%) E-Commerce
23 43 (17.92%) Electronics
24 42 (17.50%) SAP Oil and Gas

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (20.00%) JBoss
2 42 (17.50%) Mule
3 37 (15.42%) Tomcat
4 33 (13.75%) Mule ESB
5 22 (9.17%) Apache
6 20 (8.33%) IIS
7 16 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (4.58%) Confluence
9 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.25%) CoreMedia CMS
10 3 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.83%) OpenROAD
11 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.42%) Apache Qpid
12 1 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (17.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.67%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (30.83%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.92%) IaaS
2 31 (12.92%) PaaS
3 28 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (4.17%) Office 365
6 6 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.25%) Responsys
9 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.08%) LAN
2 14 (5.83%) DNS
3 13 (5.42%) Internet
4 11 (4.58%) SAN
5 10 (4.17%) DHCP
5 10 (4.17%) VPN
6 9 (3.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.75%) Wireless
7 8 (3.33%) VoIP
7 8 (3.33%) WAN
8 7 (2.92%) PBX
8 7 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (2.92%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (2.50%) Firewall
10 3 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.83%) HTTP
11 2 (0.83%) Intranet
11 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.83%) LDAP
12 1 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.25%) MongoDB
3 37 (15.42%) NoSQL
4 32 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 24 (10.00%) Big Data
6 10 (4.17%) MySQL
7 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.92%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.67%) OrientDB
10 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.25%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.25%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.83%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.83%) MS Access
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.42%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 43 (17.92%) JIRA
2 37 (15.42%) JUnit
3 31 (12.92%) Git (software)
4 25 (10.42%) IntelliJ
5 8 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.08%) AccuRev
6 5 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.67%) Ant
7 4 (1.67%) Maven
8 3 (1.25%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.25%) Gradle
8 3 (1.25%) HttpUnit
8 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.25%) XMLUnit
9 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.83%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.83%) Grunt
9 2 (0.83%) Selenium
9 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (38.33%) Telecoms
2 88 (36.67%) Finance
3 70 (29.17%) Manufacturing
4 59 (24.58%) Marketing
5 51 (21.25%) Retail
6 43 (17.92%) Electronics
7 30 (12.50%) Banking
8 5 (2.08%) Back Office
9 4 (1.67%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.67%) International Banking
10 3 (1.25%) Advertising
10 3 (1.25%) French Language
10 3 (1.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (22.50%) Architect
2 53 (22.08%) Developer
3 29 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 20 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.92%) Project Manager
7 18 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Analyst
8 16 (6.67%) Consultant
8 16 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (5.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.58%) Java Architect
10 11 (4.58%) Scrum Master
11 10 (4.17%) .NET Architect
11 10 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (4.17%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 10 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.00%) Web Services
2 53 (22.08%) .NET
3 46 (19.17%) SOAP
3 46 (19.17%) Spring
4 38 (15.83%) Apache Camel
5 37 (15.42%) REST
5 37 (15.42%) Spring MVC
5 37 (15.42%) XML
6 33 (13.75%) Hibernate
7 32 (13.33%) JSON
8 30 (12.50%) JPA
8 30 (12.50%) Spring Integration
9 27 (11.25%) HTML
10 26 (10.83%) CSS
11 18 (7.50%) ASP.NET
12 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (6.25%) jQuery
14 14 (5.83%) AngularJS
14 14 (5.83%) RESTful
15 11 (4.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.42%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (4.17%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.33%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (2.92%) iPhone
8 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.92%) User Experience
9 6 (2.50%) Blog
10 5 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.08%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.25%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.25%) iPad
11 3 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.33%) Linux
2 44 (18.33%) Windows
3 21 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.00%) Unix
6 11 (4.58%) Android
7 10 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.50%) Scrum
3 54 (22.50%) MVC
4 52 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (21.67%) Programme Management
5 50 (20.83%) TDD
6 49 (20.42%) Software Engineering
7 47 (19.58%) Kanban
8 44 (18.33%) BDD
8 44 (18.33%) Digital Marketing
9 43 (17.92%) E-Commerce
10 37 (15.42%) ITIL
11 34 (14.17%) OO
12 32 (13.33%) ERP
12 32 (13.33%) Integration Testing
13 29 (12.08%) PRINCE2
14 27 (11.25%) Project Management
15 26 (10.83%) OOP
16 24 (10.00%) DevOps
17 23 (9.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (34.58%) Java
2 67 (27.92%) C#
3 41 (17.08%) Python
4 34 (14.17%) SQL
5 31 (12.92%) Ruby
6 28 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.33%) C++
8 6 (2.50%) PHP
9 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.67%) ES6
10 3 (1.25%) Perl
10 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.25%) Scala
10 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.25%) VB
10 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (13.33%) Degree
2 29 (12.08%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.75%) DV Cleared
4 16 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (6.25%) CCNA
5 15 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.00%) EMC Certification
6 12 (5.00%) PMP
7 10 (4.17%) MCSE
7 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.25%) ISEB
8 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.25%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.83%) RHCE
9 2 (0.83%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.42%) CLAS
10 1 (0.42%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) Gluster
4 2 (0.83%) iptables
4 2 (0.83%) KVM
4 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) vCloud
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.25%) Nagios
3 2 (0.83%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.83%) Graylog
3 2 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.83%) Pingdom
3 2 (0.83%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 45 (18.75%) SAP
2 37 (15.42%) Apple
3 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.58%) Oracle
5 16 (6.67%) Cisco
5 16 (6.67%) VMware
6 13 (5.42%) EMC
6 13 (5.42%) Google
7 12 (5.00%) Citrix
8 10 (4.17%) IBM
8 10 (4.17%) Software AG
9 7 (2.92%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.08%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.67%) FrontRange
11 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.25%) EPiServer
12 3 (1.25%) HP
12 3 (1.25%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.25%) Toshiba
13 2 (0.83%) Qualys
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