Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 125 144
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19 +18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 298 280 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.87% 2.74% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.22% 16.18% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 271 240 218
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,975
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 2,096 1,731 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.22% 16.91% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,782 1,451 1,034
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +26 107 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Wiltshire +25 53 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Gloucestershire -23 51 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Dorset +2 48 £42,500 +28.79% 5
Devon +17 22 £100,000 +110.53% 11
Somerset +2 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cornwall +11 4 £25,000 -23.08% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 119 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.89%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (24.83%) .NET
4 71 (23.83%) C#
5 64 (21.48%) Linux
6 62 (20.81%) SQL Server
6 62 (20.81%) MVC
7 57 (19.13%) JavaScript
8 55 (18.46%) CSS
8 55 (18.46%) Finance
9 54 (18.12%) HTML
10 53 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 51 (17.11%) AngularJS
12 48 (16.11%) ASP.NET
13 47 (15.77%) Scrum
13 47 (15.77%) TDD
14 46 (15.44%) Windows
15 44 (14.77%) SQL
16 43 (14.43%) Manufacturing
17 42 (14.09%) Retail
18 41 (13.76%) Java
18 41 (13.76%) IaaS
19 40 (13.42%) Web Services
19 40 (13.42%) Microsoft
20 35 (11.74%) Programme Management
20 35 (11.74%) User Experience
20 35 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
21 34 (11.41%) PaaS
21 34 (11.41%) Marketing
22 33 (11.07%) Web Development

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 15 (5.03%) JBoss
1 15 (5.03%) Mule
1 15 (5.03%) Mule ESB
1 15 (5.03%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.68%) Apache
3 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.34%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.01%) CMS
4 3 (1.01%) Confluence
4 3 (1.01%) IIS
5 2 (0.67%) Drupal
5 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.67%) Site Server
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.67%) Magento
2 2 (0.67%) Shopify
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 101 (33.89%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (13.76%) IaaS
4 34 (11.41%) PaaS
5 17 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (5.37%) Office 365
7 5 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.01%) GitHub
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.67%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.70%) Firewall
2 11 (3.69%) Network Security
3 10 (3.36%) WAN
4 7 (2.35%) Skype
4 7 (2.35%) Unified Communications
4 7 (2.35%) VPN
5 6 (2.01%) LAN
6 5 (1.68%) Internet
7 4 (1.34%) SSL
8 3 (1.01%) DHCP
8 3 (1.01%) DNS
8 3 (1.01%) SMS
9 2 (0.67%) NAS
9 2 (0.67%) SAN
9 2 (0.67%) VoIP
10 1 (0.34%) ADSL
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.34%) MPLS
10 1 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.73%) MongoDB
2 29 (9.73%) NoSQL
2 29 (9.73%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.72%) MySQL
4 17 (5.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (3.69%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.68%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.34%) GIS
9 3 (1.01%) Ingres
9 3 (1.01%) OLTP
10 2 (0.67%) Big Data
10 2 (0.67%) Redis
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.72%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.38%) JIRA
4 15 (5.03%) IntelliJ
4 15 (5.03%) JUnit
5 7 (2.35%) Subversion
6 5 (1.68%) Selenium
7 4 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.01%) Bower
8 3 (1.01%) Grunt
8 3 (1.01%) gulp
8 3 (1.01%) Protractor
8 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.67%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (18.46%) Finance
2 43 (14.43%) Manufacturing
3 42 (14.09%) Retail
4 34 (11.41%) Marketing
5 29 (9.73%) Telecoms
6 21 (7.05%) Electronics
7 18 (6.04%) Billing
8 7 (2.35%) Banking
9 6 (2.01%) Advertising
10 3 (1.01%) German Language
11 2 (0.67%) Back Office
11 2 (0.67%) French Language
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Local Government
11 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (38.93%) Developer
2 41 (13.76%) Software Developer
3 39 (13.09%) .NET Developer
4 30 (10.07%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (7.38%) Project Manager
7 21 (7.05%) Architect
8 19 (6.38%) Analyst
8 19 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 18 (6.04%) Lead Developer
10 17 (5.70%) Junior
10 17 (5.70%) Lead Software Developer
11 15 (5.03%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.70%) Applications Support
13 13 (4.36%) Junior Developer
14 12 (4.03%) Junior Software Developer
14 12 (4.03%) Junior Web Developer
15 11 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (24.83%) .NET
2 55 (18.46%) CSS
3 54 (18.12%) HTML
4 51 (17.11%) AngularJS
5 48 (16.11%) ASP.NET
6 40 (13.42%) Web Services
7 35 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (8.72%) XML
9 22 (7.38%) REST
9 22 (7.38%) Spring
10 21 (7.05%) Hibernate
10 21 (7.05%) JPA
11 20 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (6.71%) jQuery
12 19 (6.38%) .NET Framework
13 18 (6.04%) JSON
14 16 (5.37%) SOAP
14 16 (5.37%) Spring MVC
15 15 (5.03%) Apache Camel
15 15 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.74%) User Experience
2 29 (9.73%) Fintech
3 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (5.70%) Data Centre
6 15 (5.03%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.01%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.48%) Linux
2 46 (15.44%) Windows
3 20 (6.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.02%) Unix
5 7 (2.35%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.81%) MVC
3 47 (15.77%) Scrum
3 47 (15.77%) TDD
4 35 (11.74%) Programme Management
5 33 (11.07%) Web Development
6 32 (10.74%) E-Commerce
6 32 (10.74%) Service Delivery
7 29 (9.73%) Migration
8 28 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (9.40%) ITIL
9 27 (9.06%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.72%) Kanban
10 26 (8.72%) OO
10 26 (8.72%) Project Management
11 25 (8.39%) BDD
12 24 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (7.38%) Order to Cash
14 21 (7.05%) Accounts Receivable
Programming Languages
1 71 (23.83%) C#
2 57 (19.13%) JavaScript
3 44 (14.77%) SQL
4 41 (13.76%) Java
5 25 (8.39%) Python
6 22 (7.38%) PHP
7 19 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.70%) Ruby
9 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.68%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.01%) C
11 5 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.34%) ES6
12 4 (1.34%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.34%) VB
13 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.67%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.67%) R
15 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.34%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (10.40%) Degree
2 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.01%) MCSE
4 4 (1.34%) CCNA
4 4 (1.34%) RHCE
4 4 (1.34%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.01%) CCNP
5 3 (1.01%) MCITP
6 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.67%) CCA
6 2 (0.67%) CCAA
6 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.34%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.06%) QA
2 14 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.34%) SLA
4 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (9.40%) Docker
2 12 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.68%) vSphere
4 5 (1.68%) XenApp
5 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.67%) Xen
7 2 (0.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.34%) Corosync
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.68%) Ansible
3 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.68%) Puppet
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.01%) SCOM
5 3 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.01%) Terraform
6 2 (0.67%) Kibana
6 2 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.34%) Mesos
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.34%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 40 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.72%) SAP
3 19 (6.38%) Cisco
4 18 (6.04%) VMware
5 15 (5.03%) Apple
6 8 (2.68%) Google
6 8 (2.68%) Oracle
7 7 (2.35%) Citrix
7 7 (2.35%) HP
7 7 (2.35%) NEC
8 6 (2.01%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.01%) Juniper
9 4 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.34%) New Relic
9 4 (1.34%) Sage
9 4 (1.34%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.01%) McAfee
10 3 (1.01%) NetApp
11 2 (0.67%) EMC
11 2 (0.67%) Red Hat