Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 112 114
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 +41
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 127 73 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.59% 2.18% 2.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.76% 17.46% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121 64 69
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £62,294 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.78% +8.34% +76.92%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £90,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.42% -17.39% +64.29%

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

All Cloud Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 677 418 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.12% 12.47% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 593 369 373
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +8.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,150 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £83,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +13.33%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Bristol

SaaS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Bristol

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 78 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (49.61%) JavaScript
3 59 (46.46%) SQL
4 57 (44.88%) HTML
5 56 (44.09%) CSS
6 46 (36.22%) OO
7 45 (35.43%) E-Commerce
8 44 (34.65%) Amazon AWS
9 43 (33.86%) Linux
10 40 (31.50%) Web Development
11 37 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
13 32 (25.20%) C#
13 32 (25.20%) PHP
13 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
13 32 (25.20%) AngularJS
13 32 (25.20%) Ajax
13 32 (25.20%) jQuery
14 31 (24.41%) MySQL
15 28 (22.05%) Marketing
16 27 (21.26%) OOP
17 26 (20.47%) TDD
17 26 (20.47%) MVC
17 26 (20.47%) Finance
17 26 (20.47%) REST
17 26 (20.47%) PaaS
18 25 (19.69%) Web Services
19 24 (18.90%) .NET
19 24 (18.90%) Telecoms
20 23 (18.11%) Programme Management

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 16 (12.60%) SilverStripe
2 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.94%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Magento
2 8 (6.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (34.65%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (20.47%) PaaS
4 19 (14.96%) IaaS
5 12 (9.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (6.30%) npm
7 5 (3.94%) G Suite
7 5 (3.94%) GitHub
7 5 (3.94%) Heroku
7 5 (3.94%) Slack
8 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.57%) Office 365
9 1 (0.79%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) SSL
2 6 (4.72%) HTTP
2 6 (4.72%) LAN
3 4 (3.15%) WAN
4 2 (1.57%) AMQP
5 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.41%) MySQL
3 13 (10.24%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.51%) CouchDB
5 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.72%) Redis
7 5 (3.94%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.57%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.32%) JIRA
3 17 (13.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.81%) Selenium
5 11 (8.66%) Mercurial
6 10 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.87%) Jasmine
6 10 (7.87%) Protractor
7 8 (6.30%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.51%) NUnit
9 6 (4.72%) gulp
10 5 (3.94%) Capybara
10 5 (3.94%) MSBuild
10 5 (3.94%) WATIR
10 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.15%) LoadUI
11 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.15%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.57%) Grunt
General
1 28 (22.05%) Marketing
2 26 (20.47%) Finance
3 24 (18.90%) Telecoms
4 18 (14.17%) Retail
5 12 (9.45%) Banking
6 11 (8.66%) Electronics
6 11 (8.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (47.24%) Developer
2 31 (24.41%) PHP Developer
3 19 (14.96%) Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.09%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.09%) SaaS Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) SaaS Business Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) ERP Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) ERP Business Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Site Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.88%) HTML
2 56 (44.09%) CSS
3 32 (25.20%) Ajax
3 32 (25.20%) AngularJS
3 32 (25.20%) jQuery
4 26 (20.47%) REST
5 25 (19.69%) Web Services
6 24 (18.90%) .NET
7 23 (18.11%) ASP.NET
8 22 (17.32%) HTML5
9 21 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (15.75%) JSON
11 17 (13.39%) XML
12 16 (12.60%) React
12 16 (12.60%) SOAP
13 10 (7.87%) Kafka
14 9 (7.09%) Redux
15 7 (5.51%) .NET Framework
15 7 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (3.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) User Experience
2 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.72%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.15%) CCTV
7 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.57%) HTC Vive
8 2 (1.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.86%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.36%) Android
5 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.22%) OO
3 45 (35.43%) E-Commerce
4 40 (31.50%) Web Development
5 27 (21.26%) OOP
6 26 (20.47%) MVC
6 26 (20.47%) TDD
7 23 (18.11%) Programme Management
8 22 (17.32%) Scrum
9 19 (14.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (14.17%) DevOps
10 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
11 17 (13.39%) ITIL
11 17 (13.39%) OO PHP
12 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (10.24%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.45%) Software Engineering
14 11 (8.66%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (8.66%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.61%) JavaScript
2 59 (46.46%) SQL
3 32 (25.20%) C#
3 32 (25.20%) PHP
4 14 (11.02%) Ruby
5 12 (9.45%) Python
5 12 (9.45%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.72%) Java
6 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.36%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Degree
2 9 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.09%) ISEB
2 9 (7.09%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.72%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.15%) CCNA
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.15%) MCSA
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) PMO
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) HL7
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.57%) vSphere
2 2 (1.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Ansible
2 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.72%) Puppet
2 6 (4.72%) Salt
2 6 (4.72%) Terraform
3 5 (3.94%) Kibana
4 2 (1.57%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) SAP
1 13 (10.24%) Zend
2 12 (9.45%) Google
3 11 (8.66%) Apple
4 7 (5.51%) VMware
5 4 (3.15%) Cisco
6 2 (1.57%) Citrix
6 2 (1.57%) EMC
6 2 (1.57%) HP
6 2 (1.57%) Informatica
6 2 (1.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com