The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 72 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.87% 0.95% 2.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.25% 8.62% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £100,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
Hertfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
69 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.98% 11.01% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 8
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +275.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) Mobile Commerce
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Time Management
3 10 (43.48%) User Experience
3 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
4 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) OOP
7 6 (26.09%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Adobe
7 6 (26.09%) Subversion
7 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (26.09%) Memory Management
7 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
8 5 (21.74%) CRM
9 4 (17.39%) CISSP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Basecamp
2 4 (17.39%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) CocoaPods
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Xcode
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Coordinator
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Project Coordinator
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Development Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Sales Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Information Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (17.39%) Business Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) XHTML
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 3 (13.04%) iOS SDK
2 3 (13.04%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) User Experience
2 8 (34.78%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
4 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.04%) Blog
5 3 (13.04%) FMCG
5 3 (13.04%) iPhone
5 3 (13.04%) iPad
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Mobile Commerce
2 11 (47.83%) Time Management
3 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Memory Management
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
8 4 (17.39%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
3 3 (13.04%) Apple Swift
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (17.39%) QA
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe
2 4 (17.39%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Apple
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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