Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 40 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26 +33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 67 9 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.31% 2.67% 11.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.43% 9.57% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 1 20
10th Percentile £43,625 " £42,250
25th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% +44.44% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £84,125 " £60,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 179 94 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.86% 27.89% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 120 34 66
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,625 £29,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.09% -6.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £78,750 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 60 £75,000 +15.38% 5
County Tyrone - 3 £45,000 -
County Londonderry - 2 £70,000 - 1
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 51 (76.12%) Python
1 51 (76.12%) Artificial Intelligence
1 51 (76.12%) AWS
2 49 (73.13%) Machine Learning
3 48 (71.64%) Big Data
3 48 (71.64%) Deep Learning
3 48 (71.64%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (71.64%) Computer Vision
3 48 (71.64%) Edge Computing
3 48 (71.64%) Tandem
4 37 (55.22%) Jenkins
5 36 (53.73%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (53.73%) CloudFront
5 36 (53.73%) Microservices
5 36 (53.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 36 (53.73%) Infrastructure as Code
5 36 (53.73%) Serverless
5 36 (53.73%) AWS Lambda
5 36 (53.73%) Amazon S3
5 36 (53.73%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (50.75%) Scrum
7 22 (32.84%) QA
7 22 (32.84%) MySQL
8 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
9 19 (28.36%) Swagger
9 19 (28.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (28.36%) Docker
9 19 (28.36%) Flask
9 19 (28.36%) Amazon Aurora
9 19 (28.36%) Web Services

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 12 (17.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (76.12%) AWS
2 36 (53.73%) Amazon S3
2 36 (53.73%) AWS CloudFormation
2 36 (53.73%) AWS Lambda
2 36 (53.73%) Cloud Computing
2 36 (53.73%) CloudFront
2 36 (53.73%) Serverless
3 17 (25.37%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (4.48%) PaaS
5 2 (2.99%) Azure
5 2 (2.99%) dbt
6 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (71.64%) Big Data
2 36 (53.73%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (32.84%) MySQL
4 19 (28.36%) Amazon Aurora
4 19 (28.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (28.36%) MongoDB
4 19 (28.36%) NoSQL
5 12 (17.91%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (55.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
General
1 48 (71.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Social Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Python Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Senior DevOps
2 17 (25.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Big Data Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Data Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) ERP Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) ERP Support
7 3 (4.48%) Support Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) Django
1 19 (28.36%) Flask
1 19 (28.36%) Swagger
1 19 (28.36%) Web Services
2 12 (17.91%) Kafka
3 6 (8.96%) React
4 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) Sass
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
6 1 (1.49%) .NET
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (71.64%) Tandem
2 12 (17.91%) Smart City
3 5 (7.46%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Artificial Intelligence
2 49 (73.13%) Machine Learning
3 48 (71.64%) Computer Vision
3 48 (71.64%) Deep Learning
3 48 (71.64%) Edge Computing
4 36 (53.73%) Infrastructure as Code
4 36 (53.73%) Microservices
5 34 (50.75%) Scrum
6 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
7 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
8 17 (25.37%) DevOps
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
10 12 (17.91%) Data Management
10 12 (17.91%) Information Retrieval
10 12 (17.91%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (4.48%) Analytics
11 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) Python
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.40%) Java
4 12 (17.91%) C
4 12 (17.91%) Perl
5 9 (13.43%) SQL
6 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco