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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 90 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.23% 0.11% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 4.76% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
38 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.35% 2.24% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 14
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 1 May 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 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Lead
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Chief Technology Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft