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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 69 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 14 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.84% 63.64% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 8
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.11%
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
37 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.68% 1.40% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,500 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Advertising
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 10 (38.46%) Time Management
2 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 9 (34.62%) Tandem
3 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (34.62%) PHP
3 9 (34.62%) Retail
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) User Stories
5 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Selenium IDE
5 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Gherkin
5 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) JIRA
5 7 (26.92%) QA
5 7 (26.92%) Selenium
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Web Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Test Management
5 7 (26.92%) System Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Python
5 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Business Development
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Advertising
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Sales Executive
1 9 (34.62%) Account Executive
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Gherkin
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (3.85%) MFC
5 1 (3.85%) COM
5 1 (3.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 9 (34.62%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 10 (38.46%) Time Management
3 8 (30.77%) User Stories
4 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Web Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Test Management
4 7 (26.92%) System Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Business Development
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PHP
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) PHP5
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Foundry
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