Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 82 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 +44 -49
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.76% 2.12% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.62% 18.06% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 4
Kent median annual salary £49,750 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.38% -13.04% +31.43%
10th Percentile £42,125 £35,000 £31,550
90th Percentile £72,250 £64,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 Kent with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 221 155 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.97% 11.72% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 124 129
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,475 £24,800
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,200
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Kent

SaaS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Kent

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Kent over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Kent

SaaS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -3 3 £47,500 -7.32%
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
Dartford - 1 £35,000 - 1
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) IaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AppScan
1 1 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Gatling
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) MSTest
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceStack
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Go
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Google