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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 84 62
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 15 1 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.25% 0.10% 3.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.48% 1.49% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 40
Median salary £35,000 £65,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% +79.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 Kent with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 91 67 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 13.62% 6.94% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 122
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Rochester - 7 £35,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £48,750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 18 (64.29%) HTML
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
2 16 (57.14%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) MVC
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) HTML5
3 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (32.14%) SOAP
7 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (28.57%) Document Management
8 8 (28.57%) Practice Management
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (28.57%) Node.js
8 8 (28.57%) LexisNexis
8 8 (28.57%) React

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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jasmine
1 6 (21.43%) Mocha
1 6 (21.43%) webpack
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.86%) Angular Developer
5 5 (17.86%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (17.86%) HTML Developer
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Junior
7 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Junior SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
3 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
3 15 (53.57%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (32.14%) SOAP
6 8 (28.57%) Node.js
6 8 (28.57%) React
7 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Document Management
2 8 (28.57%) Practice Management
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) People Management
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Statistics
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) iManage
2 8 (28.57%) LexisNexis
3 3 (10.71%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) VMware