Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 116 169
Rank change year-on-year +19 +53 +61
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 334 292 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.34% 2.80% 1.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.06% 23.49% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 298 257 169
South West median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -8.70% +64.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £90,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 1,958 1,243 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.58% 11.92% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,651 1,089 757
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +33 136 £45,000 -43.75% 12
Gloucestershire +7 77 £48,750 -6.70% 6
Somerset +12 54 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wiltshire +12 33 £32,500 -30.11% 6
Dorset -22 14 £32,500 -13.91% 8
Devon +11 11 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Cornwall -24 3 £32,500 - 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 185 (55.39%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 123 (36.83%) Amazon AWS
4 118 (35.33%) Linux
5 117 (35.03%) HTML
6 108 (32.34%) SQL
6 108 (32.34%) MVC
7 103 (30.84%) E-Commerce
8 99 (29.64%) CSS
9 97 (29.04%) SQL Server
10 89 (26.65%) TDD
11 87 (26.05%) Web Services
11 87 (26.05%) Git (software)
12 86 (25.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 86 (25.75%) .NET
13 85 (25.45%) Finance
14 84 (25.15%) Scrum
14 84 (25.15%) REST
15 82 (24.55%) C#
16 77 (23.05%) AngularJS
17 75 (22.46%) Marketing
18 74 (22.16%) Telecoms
19 72 (21.56%) OO
19 72 (21.56%) JSON
19 72 (21.56%) JIRA
19 72 (21.56%) MongoDB
20 71 (21.26%) Web Development
20 71 (21.26%) SOAP
20 71 (21.26%) Programme Management
21 67 (20.06%) Retail

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 47 (14.07%) Tomcat
2 46 (13.77%) Mule
2 46 (13.77%) Mule ESB
3 42 (12.57%) JBoss
4 19 (5.69%) SilverStripe
5 13 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.69%) IIS
7 6 (1.80%) Confluence
8 5 (1.50%) Apache
8 5 (1.50%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.20%) CMS
10 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.30%) Drupal
12 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.30%) HipChat
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.09%) Magento
2 5 (1.50%) Shopify
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 123 (36.83%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (25.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (16.77%) PaaS
4 44 (13.17%) IaaS
5 41 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (7.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.99%) Office 365
8 8 (2.40%) npm
9 6 (1.80%) G Suite
10 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.50%) GitHub
10 5 (1.50%) Heroku
10 5 (1.50%) Slack
11 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.30%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.19%) SSL
2 11 (3.29%) HTTP
3 9 (2.69%) DNS
3 9 (2.69%) VPN
4 7 (2.10%) Firewall
4 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.50%) DHCP
5 5 (1.50%) Internet
5 5 (1.50%) LAN
5 5 (1.50%) WAN
6 4 (1.20%) SAN
7 3 (0.90%) VLAN
8 2 (0.60%) AMQP
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.60%) Skype
8 2 (0.60%) Wireless
9 1 (0.30%) Intranet
9 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.30%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (29.04%) SQL Server
2 72 (21.56%) MongoDB
3 62 (18.56%) NoSQL
4 49 (14.67%) MySQL
5 41 (12.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 29 (8.68%) Relational Database
7 27 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (5.69%) RDBMS
9 17 (5.09%) Redis
10 14 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.59%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.69%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.10%) Big Data
14 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 87 (26.05%) Git (software)
2 72 (21.56%) JIRA
3 49 (14.67%) JUnit
4 41 (12.28%) IntelliJ
5 27 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (7.19%) Jenkins
7 20 (5.99%) Selenium
8 15 (4.49%) Mercurial
9 12 (3.59%) NUnit
10 11 (3.29%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.29%) Jasmine
10 11 (3.29%) Protractor
11 10 (2.99%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.40%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.80%) gulp
14 5 (1.50%) Capybara
14 5 (1.50%) WATIR
14 5 (1.50%) WebDriver
15 4 (1.20%) LoadUI
15 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 85 (25.45%) Finance
2 75 (22.46%) Marketing
3 74 (22.16%) Telecoms
4 67 (20.06%) Retail
5 57 (17.07%) Electronics
5 57 (17.07%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.19%) Banking
7 12 (3.59%) Law
8 5 (1.50%) German Language
8 5 (1.50%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.90%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (54.19%) Developer
2 52 (15.57%) PHP Developer
3 47 (14.07%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.07%) Senior Developer
4 45 (13.47%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.59%) C# Developer
6 20 (5.99%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (5.69%) Analyst
7 19 (5.69%) Software Engineer
8 17 (5.09%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.49%) Administrator
9 15 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (3.89%) Junior
12 12 (3.59%) Architect
12 12 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (3.59%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.29%) Consultant
13 11 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.03%) HTML
2 99 (29.64%) CSS
3 87 (26.05%) Web Services
4 86 (25.75%) .NET
5 84 (25.15%) REST
6 77 (23.05%) AngularJS
7 72 (21.56%) JSON
8 71 (21.26%) SOAP
9 67 (20.06%) XML
10 61 (18.26%) ASP.NET
11 54 (16.17%) Hibernate
11 54 (16.17%) jQuery
12 52 (15.57%) HTML5
13 51 (15.27%) JPA
14 50 (14.97%) Spring
15 48 (14.37%) Apache Camel
16 46 (13.77%) Ajax
16 46 (13.77%) Spring Integration
16 46 (13.77%) Spring MVC
17 37 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.78%) User Experience
2 21 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.50%) Social Media
9 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.90%) iPhone
9 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.60%) CCTV
10 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.60%) HTC Vive
10 2 (0.60%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Robotics
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 118 (35.33%) Linux
2 38 (11.38%) Windows
3 23 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.69%) Unix
5 6 (1.80%) Android
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.60%) CentOS
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) VMS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (55.39%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.34%) MVC
3 103 (30.84%) E-Commerce
4 89 (26.65%) TDD
5 84 (25.15%) Scrum
6 72 (21.56%) OO
7 71 (21.26%) Programme Management
7 71 (21.26%) Web Development
8 65 (19.46%) BDD
9 62 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (17.07%) Digital Marketing
10 57 (17.07%) Kanban
11 46 (13.77%) Integration Testing
12 34 (10.18%) DevOps
13 32 (9.58%) Software Engineering
14 31 (9.28%) OOP
15 26 (7.78%) ITIL
16 25 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (7.49%) Test Automation
17 24 (7.19%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 136 (40.72%) JavaScript
2 108 (32.34%) SQL
3 82 (24.55%) C#
4 67 (20.06%) Java
5 58 (17.37%) PHP
6 17 (5.09%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.49%) Python
8 14 (4.19%) Ruby
9 13 (3.89%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.89%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.69%) GraphQL
11 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.80%) VB
12 3 (0.90%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) C
14 1 (0.30%) Fortran
14 1 (0.30%) Go
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
14 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (13.77%) Degree
2 12 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.69%) ISEB
3 9 (2.69%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.20%) CCNA
6 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) MCITP
7 3 (0.90%) MCSA
7 3 (0.90%) MCTS
7 3 (0.90%) PhD
7 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.29%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.20%) PMO
4 2 (0.60%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (7.78%) Docker
2 19 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.30%) Corosync
4 1 (0.30%) Gluster
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) iptables
4 1 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.49%) Terraform
2 13 (3.89%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.99%) Ansible
4 8 (2.40%) Puppet
5 6 (1.80%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.80%) Kibana
5 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.80%) Salt
6 4 (1.20%) SCOM
7 3 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.90%) SCCM
7 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.30%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.30%) Grafana
8 1 (0.30%) Graylog
8 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.30%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 59 (17.66%) SAP
2 58 (17.37%) Apple
3 35 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 29 (8.68%) Google
5 20 (5.99%) Zend
6 13 (3.89%) VMware
7 6 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.50%) Capita
8 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.20%) Cisco
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle
10 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.60%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.60%) Citrix
11 2 (0.60%) Facebook
11 2 (0.60%) HP
11 2 (0.60%) Informatica
11 2 (0.60%) McAfee
11 2 (0.60%) PayPal
11 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow