Period
to 23 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 127 108
Rank change year-on-year +63 -19 +15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 150 245 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.56% 2.47% 2.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.71% 9.61% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 173 239 287
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £71,250 £73,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 1,180 2,550 2,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.91% 25.70% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 968 2,094 1,862
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,675 £26,250 £26,295
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the South West.

Salary trend for SaaS in the South West

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +73 53 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Gloucestershire +60 32 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Devon +54 24 £90,000 +89.47% 5
Wiltshire +38 19 £60,000 +40.35% 8
Somerset -15 14 £63,500 +5.83%
Dorset +9 8 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Cornwall +14 3 £42,500 +112.50% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 68 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.67%) AWS
3 63 (42.00%) Azure
4 44 (29.33%) PaaS
5 38 (25.33%) IaaS
5 38 (25.33%) Finance
6 32 (21.33%) Microsoft
6 32 (21.33%) Docker
6 32 (21.33%) DevOps
7 30 (20.00%) Open Source
7 30 (20.00%) SQL
7 30 (20.00%) Linux
8 29 (19.33%) Scrum
9 27 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
9 27 (18.00%) Terraform
9 27 (18.00%) Cloud Native
10 26 (17.33%) NIST
11 25 (16.67%) Microservices
11 25 (16.67%) Marketing
12 24 (16.00%) Python
13 22 (14.67%) NIST 800
13 22 (14.67%) Public Sector
14 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
14 20 (13.33%) Analytics
15 19 (12.67%) JavaScript
15 19 (12.67%) Legal
15 19 (12.67%) Telecoms
16 18 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (12.00%) PowerShell

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 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) IIS
3 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Drupal
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.33%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (44.67%) AWS
2 63 (42.00%) Azure
3 44 (29.33%) PaaS
4 38 (25.33%) IaaS
5 14 (9.33%) Power Platform
5 14 (9.33%) Serverless
6 13 (8.67%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (7.33%) Azure Functions
7 11 (7.33%) Office 365
7 11 (7.33%) PowerApps
8 5 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.33%) GCP
8 5 (3.33%) GitHub
9 4 (2.67%) Slack
10 3 (2.00%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.00%) Trello
11 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.67%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.67%) Internet
2 14 (9.33%) DNS
3 13 (8.67%) Firewall
4 3 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.00%) LAN
4 3 (2.00%) MPLS
4 3 (2.00%) Skype
4 3 (2.00%) VLAN
4 3 (2.00%) WAN
5 2 (1.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.67%) NAS
6 1 (0.67%) SAN
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) Big Data
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.33%) MySQL
5 4 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.00%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.00%) Power BI
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) GIS
8 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.33%) JIRA
3 12 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.67%) Selenium
5 9 (6.00%) Bitbucket Server
5 9 (6.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.00%) Hudson
6 5 (3.33%) Fiddler
6 5 (3.33%) Postman
6 5 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.33%) Subversion
7 3 (2.00%) JMeter
7 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.33%) Grunt
8 2 (1.33%) gulp
8 2 (1.33%) Maven
9 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (25.33%) Finance
2 25 (16.67%) Marketing
3 22 (14.67%) Public Sector
4 19 (12.67%) Legal
4 19 (12.67%) Telecoms
5 16 (10.67%) Electronics
5 16 (10.67%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.33%) Publishing
7 4 (2.67%) Retail
8 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Games
8 2 (1.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Police
Job Titles
1 35 (23.33%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) Architect
3 19 (12.67%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (11.33%) Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Cloud Specialist
7 9 (6.00%) Security Specialist
7 9 (6.00%) Tester
8 7 (4.67%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Automation Tester
8 7 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Product Owner
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) .NET
1 14 (9.33%) CSS
1 14 (9.33%) HTML
2 13 (8.67%) RESTful
3 12 (8.00%) Web Services
4 9 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.33%) .NET Core
6 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.67%) REST
7 6 (4.00%) React
8 5 (3.33%) Angular 2
9 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.67%) Django
9 4 (2.67%) Redux
10 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.00%) Flask
10 3 (2.00%) HTML5
10 3 (2.00%) JSON
10 3 (2.00%) React Native
10 3 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Cloud Native
2 15 (10.00%) User Experience
3 13 (8.67%) Cyberattack
3 13 (8.67%) PKI
4 9 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.33%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.33%) Wiki
8 4 (2.67%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.00%) Clustering
9 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.00%) Social Media
10 2 (1.33%) Tandem
11 1 (0.67%) Blog
11 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Linux
2 16 (10.67%) Windows
3 11 (7.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.00%) Unix
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.33%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.33%) DevOps
3 30 (20.00%) Open Source
4 29 (19.33%) Scrum
5 25 (16.67%) Microservices
6 20 (13.33%) Analytics
6 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 18 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.00%) Machine Learning
7 18 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.33%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (11.33%) Data Science
8 17 (11.33%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (11.33%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 16 (10.67%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (10.67%) Information Security
9 16 (10.67%) Programme Management
10 15 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.00%) SQL
2 24 (16.00%) Python
3 19 (12.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 17 (11.33%) C#
6 10 (6.67%) Java
6 10 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.67%) PHP
8 5 (3.33%) C
9 4 (2.67%) R
10 3 (2.00%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.33%) Go
11 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.67%) C++
12 1 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.33%) Degree
3 13 (8.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.00%) CISSP
7 3 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
8 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (17.33%) NIST
3 22 (14.67%) NIST 800
4 14 (9.33%) NCSC
5 12 (8.00%) GDPR
6 9 (6.00%) QA
7 6 (4.00%) SLA
8 3 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (21.33%) Docker
2 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (18.00%) Terraform
2 9 (6.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.67%) Ansible
5 3 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) Grafana
7 1 (0.67%) Packer
7 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.67%) Rancher
7 1 (0.67%) SCCM
7 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Google
2 16 (10.67%) SAP
3 8 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.67%) Cisco
4 7 (4.67%) VMware
5 5 (3.33%) Dell
5 5 (3.33%) Intel
5 5 (3.33%) Meraki
6 3 (2.00%) Citrix
6 3 (2.00%) HP
6 3 (2.00%) McAfee
6 3 (2.00%) Sophos
6 3 (2.00%) Veeam
7 2 (1.33%) Tableau
7 2 (1.33%) Zscaler
8 1 (0.67%) Facebook
8 1 (0.67%) Netskope
8 1 (0.67%) Okta
8 1 (0.67%) Xamarin