Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 116 193
Rank change year-on-year +7 +77 +15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 315 287 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.95% 2.84% 1.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.01% 20.21% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 298 260 160
South West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -17.39% +64.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,875 £78,499 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,098 1,420 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.68% 14.04% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,821 1,189 837
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the South West

SaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in the South West.

Salary trend for SaaS in the South West

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the South West over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the South West

SaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Bristol +44 118 £42,500 -22.73% 9
Somerset +19 51 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Gloucestershire -18 49 £47,500 -9.09% 11
Wiltshire +7 40 £34,000 -9.33% 10
Devon +17 28 £100,000 +122.22% 8
Dorset -21 26 £37,500 - 5
Cornwall -32 2 £36,250 -19.44% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 138 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (39.05%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (37.78%) Linux
4 91 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 91 (28.89%) SQL
5 87 (27.62%) SQL Server
6 82 (26.03%) HTML
7 78 (24.76%) E-Commerce
8 76 (24.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 70 (22.22%) CSS
10 69 (21.90%) Web Services
11 68 (21.59%) Windows
12 66 (20.95%) .NET
13 64 (20.32%) C#
14 62 (19.68%) MVC
15 61 (19.37%) Web Development
16 59 (18.73%) Git (software)
16 59 (18.73%) AngularJS
17 57 (18.10%) Scrum
18 55 (17.46%) IaaS
19 53 (16.83%) PaaS
20 52 (16.51%) jQuery
20 52 (16.51%) JIRA
20 52 (16.51%) MySQL
21 51 (16.19%) PHP
22 49 (15.56%) ITIL
22 49 (15.56%) TDD
23 48 (15.24%) Finance
23 48 (15.24%) ASP.NET
23 48 (15.24%) OO

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 22 (6.98%) JBoss
1 22 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.67%) Mule
2 21 (6.67%) Mule ESB
3 14 (4.44%) SilverStripe
4 7 (2.22%) Apache
4 7 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.90%) IIS
6 5 (1.59%) CMS
6 5 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.95%) Confluence
8 3 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.32%) HipChat
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (6.35%) Magento
2 8 (2.54%) Shopify
3 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 123 (39.05%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (24.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (17.46%) IaaS
4 53 (16.83%) PaaS
5 27 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (7.94%) Office 365
7 21 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.59%) G Suite
9 5 (1.59%) GitHub
9 5 (1.59%) Heroku
9 5 (1.59%) Slack
10 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.63%) npm
12 1 (0.32%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.08%) Firewall
2 15 (4.76%) VPN
2 15 (4.76%) WAN
3 14 (4.44%) LAN
4 13 (4.13%) SSL
5 8 (2.54%) Network Security
5 8 (2.54%) SMS
6 7 (2.22%) DNS
6 7 (2.22%) HTTP
6 7 (2.22%) Skype
7 6 (1.90%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.90%) VoIP
8 5 (1.59%) DHCP
8 5 (1.59%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.59%) SAN
8 5 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.59%) VLAN
8 5 (1.59%) Wireless
8 5 (1.59%) WLAN
9 4 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.51%) MySQL
3 34 (10.79%) MongoDB
4 32 (10.16%) Relational Database
5 31 (9.84%) NoSQL
6 21 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 19 (6.03%) RDBMS
8 16 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.22%) Redis
12 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.59%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 52 (16.51%) JIRA
3 21 (6.67%) IntelliJ
3 21 (6.67%) JUnit
4 17 (5.40%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.49%) Selenium
6 9 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.22%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.22%) Subversion
8 6 (1.90%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.90%) Protractor
9 4 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.27%) LoadUI
9 4 (1.27%) NUnit
9 4 (1.27%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.27%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.95%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.63%) Capybara
General
1 48 (15.24%) Finance
2 45 (14.29%) Retail
3 44 (13.97%) Telecoms
4 42 (13.33%) Marketing
5 37 (11.75%) Manufacturing
6 25 (7.94%) Electronics
7 12 (3.81%) Banking
8 9 (2.86%) Law
9 7 (2.22%) German Language
10 5 (1.59%) Advertising
11 4 (1.27%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.63%) Legal
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (42.54%) Developer
2 47 (14.92%) PHP Developer
3 36 (11.43%) Analyst
4 35 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 26 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 21 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.03%) Administrator
8 17 (5.40%) Consultant
8 17 (5.40%) Software Developer
8 17 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (5.08%) Architect
10 15 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 14 (4.44%) Project Manager
12 13 (4.13%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.13%) Junior
12 13 (4.13%) Junior Developer
13 12 (3.81%) Junior Software Developer
13 12 (3.81%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.81%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (26.03%) HTML
2 70 (22.22%) CSS
3 69 (21.90%) Web Services
4 66 (20.95%) .NET
5 59 (18.73%) AngularJS
6 52 (16.51%) jQuery
7 48 (15.24%) ASP.NET
8 46 (14.60%) XML
9 45 (14.29%) Ajax
10 40 (12.70%) REST
11 38 (12.06%) JSON
12 37 (11.75%) HTML5
12 37 (11.75%) SOAP
13 28 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (6.98%) Spring
15 21 (6.67%) Hibernate
15 21 (6.67%) JPA
15 21 (6.67%) Spring Integration
15 21 (6.67%) Spring MVC
15 21 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.94%) User Experience
2 19 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.90%) Fintech
9 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.27%) Social Media
11 3 (0.95%) CCTV
11 3 (0.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.63%) Robotics
13 1 (0.32%) EMV
13 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.32%) Replication
13 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 119 (37.78%) Linux
2 68 (21.59%) Windows
3 38 (12.06%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.40%) Unix
5 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.95%) Android
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) CentOS
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.76%) E-Commerce
3 62 (19.68%) MVC
4 61 (19.37%) Web Development
5 57 (18.10%) Scrum
6 49 (15.56%) ITIL
6 49 (15.56%) TDD
7 48 (15.24%) OO
8 39 (12.38%) Software Engineering
9 38 (12.06%) Programme Management
10 34 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (10.16%) Kanban
12 31 (9.84%) DevOps
13 30 (9.52%) Migration
14 28 (8.89%) BDD
15 27 (8.57%) OOP
16 25 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
17 24 (7.62%) Project Management
18 22 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.89%) JavaScript
1 91 (28.89%) SQL
2 64 (20.32%) C#
3 51 (16.19%) PHP
4 28 (8.89%) Java
5 23 (7.30%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.76%) Python
8 10 (3.17%) Ruby
9 8 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.90%) VB
11 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.27%) U-SQL
12 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.32%) Fortran
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (13.02%) Degree
2 9 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.90%) CCNA
5 6 (1.90%) ISEB
5 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.27%) MCSA
8 3 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.63%) CCNP
9 2 (0.63%) PhD
10 1 (0.32%) MCITP
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) RHCE
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.30%) QA
2 13 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.27%) PMO
3 4 (1.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) GCP
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.67%) Docker
4 9 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.22%) vSphere
5 7 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.32%) Gluster
6 1 (0.32%) iptables
6 1 (0.32%) KVM
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.40%) Ansible
1 17 (5.40%) Terraform
2 15 (4.76%) Puppet
3 14 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.86%) Kibana
5 8 (2.54%) Nagios
6 6 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.59%) HAProxy
7 5 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.27%) Salt
8 4 (1.27%) SCOM
9 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.63%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.63%) Mesos
10 1 (0.32%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) Graylog
10 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 46 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.79%) VMware
3 33 (10.48%) Apple
4 30 (9.52%) Google
5 26 (8.25%) SAP
6 24 (7.62%) Cisco
7 19 (6.03%) Zend
8 12 (3.81%) Citrix
9 11 (3.49%) Capita
10 10 (3.17%) Oracle
11 6 (1.90%) NEC
11 6 (1.90%) NetApp
11 6 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.59%) McAfee
12 5 (1.59%) Riverbed
12 5 (1.59%) Symantec
13 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.27%) EMC
13 4 (1.27%) Juniper
13 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com