Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 +13
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 14 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.43% - 6.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 16
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 - £55,000
10th Percentile £31,000 - £31,125
90th Percentile £93,000 - £127,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 50 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.59% 11.14% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 49
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,950 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £57,500 £127,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 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
County Antrim - 14 £42,500 - 8
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (42.86%) Cyberattack
3 6 (42.86%) Email Filtering
3 6 (42.86%) Web Filtering
3 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) Online Security
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) SIEM
5 4 (28.57%) ISMS
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) IIS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (21.43%) GlassFish
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) CA Release Automation
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Java Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) boto
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Cyberattack
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 6 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 3 (21.43%) CESG
3 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (42.86%) Email Filtering
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (42.86%) Online Security
1 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
1 6 (42.86%) Web Filtering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) ISMS
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) GPG13
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) logstash
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) VMware