The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 28 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.16% 5.75% 2.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 31.25% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
SaaS
Worcestershire

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

Cloud Services Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.47% 18.39% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 3
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Worcester

SaaS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA