Period
to 13 June 2021

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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 47 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22 +22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 27 13 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.13% 3.02% 9.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.77% 13.40% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 27
10th Percentile £42,275 " £40,000
25th Percentile £50,313 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +63.16% +5.56% -40.00%
75th Percentile £86,563 £75,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,500 £54,100
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +7.48%

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 124 97 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.57% 22.56% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 83 44 111
10th Percentile £27,550 £29,500 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,375 £33,219 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £82,250 £69,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,832 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.33% +4.76%

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 13 June 2021.

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 13 June 2021. 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 +10 24 £77,500 +63.16% 6
County Tyrone - 1 £45,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, 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 15 (55.56%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
3 13 (48.15%) AWS
4 12 (44.44%) CloudFront
4 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
4 12 (44.44%) Big Data
4 12 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (44.44%) Deep Learning
4 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (44.44%) Microservices
4 12 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (44.44%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (44.44%) Computer Vision
4 12 (44.44%) Serverless
4 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
4 12 (44.44%) Edge Computing
4 12 (44.44%) Tandem
4 12 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (44.44%) Amazon S3
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
6 9 (33.33%) QA
7 8 (29.63%) Django
7 8 (29.63%) MySQL
7 8 (29.63%) Flask
7 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
8 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
8 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon Aurora

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) AWS
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 12 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (44.44%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (44.44%) CloudFront
2 12 (44.44%) Serverless
3 5 (18.52%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (3.70%) Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (44.44%) Big Data
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon Aurora
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Power BI
5 1 (3.70%) QlikView
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) REST Assured
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) TestNG
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Python Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) ERP Support
4 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Account Executive
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Django
1 8 (29.63%) Flask
2 7 (25.93%) Swagger
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) React
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.70%) Node.js
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Tandem
2 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Vision
1 12 (44.44%) Deep Learning
1 12 (44.44%) Edge Computing
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
1 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
1 12 (44.44%) Microservices
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Xamarin