Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 100 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +57
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 254 332 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.58% 3.27% 2.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.70% 16.62% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 243 296 260
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% -8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £62,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 2,373 1,997 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.06% 19.68% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,799 1,682 1,085
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,450 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -19 91 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Wiltshire +34 71 £43,750 +34.62% 8
Dorset +34 44 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Gloucestershire -35 17 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Somerset -26 16 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Devon -10 8 £48,257 +7.24% 14
Cornwall +24 3 £25,000 -23.08% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 101 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (28.35%) JavaScript
4 69 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (24.02%) C#
6 59 (23.23%) .NET
7 56 (22.05%) Finance
8 55 (21.65%) TDD
8 55 (21.65%) SQL Server
9 50 (19.69%) CSS
10 48 (18.90%) HTML
11 47 (18.50%) MVC
11 47 (18.50%) DevOps
12 46 (18.11%) ASP.NET
13 42 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (15.75%) User Experience
14 40 (15.75%) Docker
14 40 (15.75%) SQL
15 39 (15.35%) Linux
15 39 (15.35%) Git (software)
16 38 (14.96%) Microsoft
17 37 (14.57%) IaaS
18 34 (13.39%) Jenkins
19 33 (12.99%) Java
19 33 (12.99%) Scrum
20 31 (12.20%) AngularJS
21 30 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (11.42%) Relational Database
23 28 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
24 27 (10.63%) PHP

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 5 (1.97%) Apache
1 5 (1.97%) Confluence
2 3 (1.18%) CMS
2 3 (1.18%) Drupal
2 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.79%) nginx
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 91 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (14.57%) IaaS
4 22 (8.66%) PaaS
5 14 (5.51%) Office 365
6 13 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (5.12%) Amazon S3
7 12 (4.72%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.76%) GitHub
10 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.39%) G Suite
12 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.87%) Firewall
2 9 (3.54%) Network Security
3 8 (3.15%) VLAN
4 7 (2.76%) MPLS
4 7 (2.76%) SSL
5 6 (2.36%) HTTP
6 5 (1.97%) IPv4
6 5 (1.97%) IPv6
6 5 (1.97%) VoIP
7 4 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.18%) SMTP
8 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.79%) LAN
9 2 (0.79%) WAN
10 1 (0.39%) 802.11
10 1 (0.39%) DHCP
10 1 (0.39%) DNS
10 1 (0.39%) SMS
10 1 (0.39%) VPN
10 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.42%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.63%) MySQL
4 17 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (6.69%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (4.33%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.94%) CouchDB
9 7 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.76%) Big Data
10 5 (1.97%) Ingres
10 5 (1.97%) Spatial Data
11 3 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.79%) Redis
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.39%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.33%) JIRA
4 9 (3.54%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.54%) Mercurial
4 9 (3.54%) TestDirector
5 8 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.15%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.36%) MSBuild
7 6 (2.36%) Subversion
8 5 (1.97%) Grunt
8 5 (1.97%) Protractor
9 3 (1.18%) Bower
9 3 (1.18%) GitLab
9 3 (1.18%) gulp
9 3 (1.18%) Selenium
9 3 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.79%) Hudson
10 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (22.05%) Finance
2 24 (9.45%) Marketing
3 23 (9.06%) Manufacturing
4 20 (7.87%) Retail
5 15 (5.91%) Billing
6 12 (4.72%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.94%) Electronics
8 4 (1.57%) Banking
9 3 (1.18%) Games
9 3 (1.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (37.80%) Developer
2 42 (16.54%) .NET Developer
3 29 (11.42%) Architect
4 24 (9.45%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.06%) Project Manager
6 21 (8.27%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.30%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Azure Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Development Manager
9 14 (5.51%) Junior
10 13 (5.12%) Developer in Test
11 12 (4.72%) Java Developer in Test
12 11 (4.33%) Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) PHP Development Manager
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.94%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.54%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.23%) .NET
2 50 (19.69%) CSS
3 48 (18.90%) HTML
4 46 (18.11%) ASP.NET
5 42 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (12.20%) AngularJS
7 28 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (9.84%) HTML5
9 22 (8.66%) REST
10 17 (6.69%) Symfony
11 16 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (6.30%) Laravel
12 15 (5.91%) .NET Core
13 14 (5.51%) CSS3
13 14 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (5.12%) React
14 13 (5.12%) XML
15 12 (4.72%) jQuery
15 12 (4.72%) JSON
16 11 (4.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.75%) User Experience
2 22 (8.66%) Fintech
3 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.76%) Clustering
6 7 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.97%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.18%) Life Science
9 3 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.35%) Linux
2 24 (9.45%) Windows
3 17 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.36%) Unix
5 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.65%) TDD
3 47 (18.50%) DevOps
3 47 (18.50%) MVC
4 33 (12.99%) Scrum
5 30 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (9.84%) Mentoring
6 25 (9.84%) Project Management
6 25 (9.84%) Test Automation
7 22 (8.66%) BDD
8 19 (7.48%) Kanban
8 19 (7.48%) SDLC
9 18 (7.09%) Microservices
10 16 (6.30%) Accounts Receivable
10 16 (6.30%) ITIL
10 16 (6.30%) Order to Cash
10 16 (6.30%) Software Engineering
10 16 (6.30%) SOLID
11 15 (5.91%) OO
12 14 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.35%) JavaScript
2 61 (24.02%) C#
3 40 (15.75%) SQL
4 33 (12.99%) Java
5 27 (10.63%) PHP
6 15 (5.91%) Python
7 14 (5.51%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.94%) PHP 7
9 8 (3.15%) C
9 8 (3.15%) Java 8
9 8 (3.15%) Ruby
10 6 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.18%) ES6
11 3 (1.18%) VB
12 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.39%) Go
13 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (3.15%) Degree
1 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.97%) CCNA
4 2 (0.79%) CCNP
4 2 (0.79%) RHCE
4 2 (0.79%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.39%) CISM
5 1 (0.39%) CISSP
5 1 (0.39%) GIAC
5 1 (0.39%) MBA
5 1 (0.39%) MCSA
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.27%) QA
2 8 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.97%) PMO
4 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (15.75%) Docker
2 10 (3.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.39%) Corosync
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.91%) Ansible
1 15 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.54%) Terraform
3 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.79%) Packer
6 1 (0.39%) Grafana
6 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.39%) Icinga
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.69%) Cisco
3 14 (5.51%) Zend
4 12 (4.72%) Google
4 12 (4.72%) VMware
5 10 (3.94%) SAP
6 8 (3.15%) Veeam
7 6 (2.36%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.97%) Telerik
9 3 (1.18%) IBM
10 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.79%) Citrix
10 2 (0.79%) HP
10 2 (0.79%) Juniper
10 2 (0.79%) McAfee
10 2 (0.79%) NetApp
10 2 (0.79%) ProCurve
10 2 (0.79%) Sage
10 2 (0.79%) Sophos
10 2 (0.79%) Xamarin