The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 57 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.41% 1.20% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 15.15% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £37,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £38,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.47% 7.91% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 32
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SaaS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Suffolk

SaaS
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -13 2 £37,250 -12.35%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (50.00%) WebKit
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) WebGL
1 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
1 2 (50.00%) WebKit
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom