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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 53 42 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 51 41 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.56% 7.30% 3.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.32% 28.47% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 8
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 -
25th Percentile £38,500 £67,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £75,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -26.67% +57.89% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,125 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £87,500 £75,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%

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 383 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.72% 25.62% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 175 98 40
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,675 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £77,500 £58,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £82,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -13 42 £55,000 -29.03% 5
County Londonderry - 6 £40,500 - 1
County Armagh - 1 £42,500 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 31 (60.78%) Agile
2 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
3 15 (29.41%) .NET
4 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (27.45%) Social Skills
4 14 (27.45%) Full Stack Development
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
5 13 (25.49%) C#
5 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
6 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 12 (23.53%) Product Roadmap
7 11 (21.57%) Marketing
7 11 (21.57%) Azure
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
8 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (19.61%) WCF
8 10 (19.61%) jQuery
8 10 (19.61%) Information Management
8 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
8 10 (19.61%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (17.65%) CSS
9 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
10 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft

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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (7.84%) NetSuite
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.92%) MFGPRO
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Azure
2 6 (11.76%) PaaS
3 4 (7.84%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.92%) IaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (27.45%) Social Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Organisational Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Finance
5 4 (7.84%) Automotive
6 3 (5.88%) Law
6 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.92%) Legal
7 2 (3.92%) Retail
8 1 (1.96%) Banking
8 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Product Owner
3 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Sales Executive
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) ERP Manager
8 2 (3.92%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
3 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
3 10 (19.61%) jQuery
3 10 (19.61%) WCF
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 6 (11.76%) LAMP
5 6 (11.76%) Laravel
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Core
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) Legacy Applications
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
1 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile
2 14 (27.45%) Full Stack Development
2 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (23.53%) Product Roadmap
3 12 (23.53%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) DevOps
5 10 (19.61%) Information Management
5 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
6 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 8 (15.69%) Project Management
7 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) B2B
8 6 (11.76%) OOP
8 6 (11.76%) Product Management
8 6 (11.76%) Project Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Backlog Management
9 5 (9.80%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (9.80%) Presales
9 5 (9.80%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) C#
1 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.76%) PHP
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) AAT
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ACCA
3 2 (3.92%) CIMA
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Accessibility
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (19.61%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 4 (7.84%) JD Edwards
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Epicor
4 2 (3.92%) IFS
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.92%) Sage
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Workday
5 1 (1.96%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam