Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 49 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 21 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.04% 3.78% 4.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.68% 19.27% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 21
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £33,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 95 109 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.50% 19.60% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 102
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +20.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,050 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £61,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +12 12 £52,500 -4.55%
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 9 (69.23%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
3 4 (30.77%) Ionic Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) TestNG
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) REST Assured
4 2 (15.38%) Fintech
5 1 (7.69%) React
5 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) REST Assured
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) TestNG
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Angular Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) Ionic Framework
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
1 5 (38.46%) Microservices
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Fintech
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
3 1 (7.69%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com