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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 89 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 3 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.34% 1.44% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.45% 81.25% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 5
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £42,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £54,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
55 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.24% 1.77% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 16 15
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,500
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Southampton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Web Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Management
5 5 (31.25%) System Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium IDE
1 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) COM+
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) MFC
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Web Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) PHP5
6 1 (6.25%) Delphi
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft