The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 90 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.20% 1.02% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.17% 90.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £41,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £53,200 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
SaaS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Cloud Services Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
48 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.89% 1.13% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SaaS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Southampton region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Southampton

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Southampton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (35.71%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) PHP5
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) MFC
5 1 (7.14%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) PHP5
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Delphi
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco