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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 63 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.95% 2.47% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 64.29% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £100,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
50 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.47% 3.85% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 4
Average salary £65,000 £16,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+306.25% -62.35%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27 August 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Watford

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) SEO
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) Google
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) QA
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
1 3 (27.27%) FitNesse

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
1 3 (27.27%) Google Apps
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
1 3 (27.27%) QA Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Software Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Front-End Web Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
1 3 (27.27%) SEO
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
1 3 (27.27%) Use Case
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (27.27%) BDD
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Google
1 3 (27.27%) Rackspace