Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 87 129
Rank change year-on-year -14 +42 -39
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.51% 1.99% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.26% 15.26% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 13
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -36.36% +46.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £62,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 266 190 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.60% 13.01% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 231 150 153
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,375 £69,400
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +4 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Dartford +1 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) QNAP
4 1 (16.67%) Burp Suite
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Gatling
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Nmap
4 1 (16.67%) AppScan
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby

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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AppScan
1 1 (16.67%) Burp Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Gatling
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceStack
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) QNAP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware