The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 43 71 76
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 28 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.42% 1.77% 1.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.73% 15.22% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 9
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +58.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 92 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 13.09% 11.63% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 43
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,400 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,750 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 20 £55,000 -
Luton - 4 £47,500 -
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) PowerShell
5 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
6 13 (34.21%) C#
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (28.95%) IIS
8 11 (28.95%) .NET
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
9 10 (26.32%) DevOps
10 8 (21.05%) ERP
10 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.05%) jQuery
10 8 (21.05%) SDLC
11 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (18.42%) HTML
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
12 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.79%) CRM
12 6 (15.79%) XML
12 6 (15.79%) CSS
12 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
12 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
12 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Fiddler
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
2 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Integration Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Server Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) SOA Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.05%) jQuery
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) RESTful
6 3 (7.89%) Ajax
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) LESS
6 3 (7.89%) Middleware
6 3 (7.89%) Ninject
6 3 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (7.89%) Sass
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) ERP
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.16%) API Design
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) Data Flow Diagram
6 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.16%) Release Management
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) PowerShell
3 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
4 13 (34.21%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) VBScript
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) ABAP
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCP
1 5 (13.16%) MCSA
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCIP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CCSP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com