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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 70 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 17 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.00% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.78% 33.33% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,480 £66,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
45 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.29% 1.46% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 12 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £47,500 £64,400
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 19 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Southampton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
1 10 (52.63%) Advertising
1 10 (52.63%) Time Management
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 9 (47.37%) Tandem
2 9 (47.37%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (36.84%) LoadRunner
4 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Business Development
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Web Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Management
4 7 (36.84%) System Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
4 7 (36.84%) User Stories
4 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
4 7 (36.84%) Automation Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Selenium IDE

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (36.84%) LoadRunner
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (52.63%) Advertising
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Sales Executive
1 9 (47.37%) Account Executive
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.26%) Email Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Tandem
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
1 10 (52.63%) Time Management
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Business Development
3 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Web Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Test Management
3 7 (36.84%) System Testing
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) User Stories
3 7 (36.84%) Automation Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
1 7 (36.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
Southampton
Specsavers
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