The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 72 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 3.10% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.52% 55.56% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Cloud Services Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
63 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.82% 5.57% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 5
Average salary £52,500 £16,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+228.12% -62.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £16,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,800 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
Hertfordshire

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SaaS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Watford

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Watford

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SEO
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (30.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Software Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) CSS3
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) Ajax
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SEO
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA