Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 46 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 19 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.06% 0.56% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 4.65% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 114 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.36% 11.98% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 14
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £34,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.87% -8.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,300 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,000 £51,000
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
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 January 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 -3 16 - - 8
County Londonderry - 3 £45,000 - 1
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (84.21%) PaaS
2 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) SharePoint
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
3 14 (73.68%) Legal
4 13 (68.42%) Migration
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (63.16%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (63.16%) SOA
5 12 (63.16%) Scrum
5 12 (63.16%) PHP
5 12 (63.16%) UML
5 12 (63.16%) Python
5 12 (63.16%) CRM
5 12 (63.16%) Data Security
5 12 (63.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (63.16%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (63.16%) Kanban
5 12 (63.16%) Data Migration
5 12 (63.16%) Ruby
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
5 12 (63.16%) Software Architecture
5 12 (63.16%) Puppet
5 12 (63.16%) Node.js

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 15 (78.95%) SharePoint
2 12 (63.16%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (63.16%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (84.21%) PaaS
2 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (63.16%) iPaaS
4 6 (31.58%) Office 365
5 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Bitbucket
1 12 (63.16%) GitLab
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 14 (73.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
1 13 (68.42%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
2 12 (63.16%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
3 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Migration
3 12 (63.16%) ArchiMate
3 12 (63.16%) CRM
3 12 (63.16%) Data Migration
3 12 (63.16%) Data Security
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Kanban
3 12 (63.16%) Microservices
3 12 (63.16%) Open Source
3 12 (63.16%) Open Source Development
3 12 (63.16%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) SDLC
3 12 (63.16%) SOA
3 12 (63.16%) Software Architecture
3 12 (63.16%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) MVVM
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PHP
1 12 (63.16%) Python
1 12 (63.16%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
1 12 (63.16%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco