Period
to 24 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 80 125
Rank change year-on-year +23 +45 -12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 397 185 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.13% 3.96% 2.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.32% 12.35% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 291 153 228
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% 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 2,981 1,498 2,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.50% 32.10% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 1,203 2,124
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,039 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.18% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 24 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 +10 167 £50,000 -4.76% 42
Dorset +25 81 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Gloucestershire -19 77 £50,000 -0.99% 8
Wiltshire 0 29 £57,500 +22.34% 8
Somerset -2 21 £26,500 -49.52% 4
Devon -30 6 £41,250 -11.29% 9
Cornwall - 5 £77,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 192 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.01%) JavaScript
3 123 (30.98%) AWS
4 114 (28.72%) Azure
5 108 (27.20%) Social Skills
6 89 (22.42%) Scrum
7 80 (20.15%) Software Engineering
8 79 (19.90%) HTML
9 78 (19.65%) .NET
10 77 (19.40%) User Experience
11 76 (19.14%) Marketing
12 73 (18.39%) C#
12 73 (18.39%) DevOps
13 68 (17.13%) CSS
14 64 (16.12%) SQL
14 64 (16.12%) Microsoft
15 61 (15.37%) Python
15 61 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
16 58 (14.61%) React
16 58 (14.61%) Finance
17 57 (14.36%) Docker
18 56 (14.11%) MVC
19 54 (13.60%) PHP
20 52 (13.10%) Mentoring
21 49 (12.34%) Java
21 49 (12.34%) PaaS
22 47 (11.84%) JIRA
23 46 (11.59%) Windows
23 46 (11.59%) Public Sector
24 45 (11.34%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.53%) Confluence
3 10 (2.52%) CMS
4 7 (1.76%) Apache
4 7 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.51%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.50%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.50%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.50%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.25%) Figma
4 1 (0.25%) InVision
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 123 (30.98%) AWS
2 114 (28.72%) Azure
3 49 (12.34%) PaaS
4 28 (7.05%) IaaS
5 25 (6.30%) Microsoft 365
6 21 (5.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (5.29%) GCP
7 14 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (3.53%) GitHub
8 7 (1.76%) OneDrive
9 6 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.51%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.26%) Google Workspace
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.01%) Power Automate
11 4 (1.01%) PowerApps
11 4 (1.01%) Slack
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.05%) Internet
2 16 (4.03%) Firewall
2 16 (4.03%) VoIP
2 16 (4.03%) Wireshark
3 15 (3.78%) DNS
4 8 (2.02%) DHCP
4 8 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.76%) SAN
5 7 (1.76%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.51%) Skype
7 5 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (1.26%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.26%) MPLS
7 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.76%) LAN
8 3 (0.76%) Network Security
8 3 (0.76%) VPN
8 3 (0.76%) WAN
9 2 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.34%) MySQL
2 34 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.51%) Amazon Aurora
4 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.76%) Big Data
7 3 (0.76%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.76%) Redis
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (11.84%) JIRA
2 16 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.03%) Selenium
3 15 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.53%) IDA Disassembler
5 13 (3.27%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.02%) JMeter
7 10 (2.52%) Bitbucket Server
7 10 (2.52%) Hudson
7 10 (2.52%) Serenity BDD
8 9 (2.27%) PHPUnit
9 6 (1.51%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.01%) Postman
12 3 (0.76%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.76%) gulp
12 3 (0.76%) PhpStorm
12 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.76%) Xdebug
General
1 108 (27.20%) Social Skills
2 76 (19.14%) Marketing
3 58 (14.61%) Finance
4 46 (11.59%) Public Sector
5 39 (9.82%) Telecoms
6 37 (9.32%) Manufacturing
7 36 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (9.07%) Electronics
8 25 (6.30%) Public Speaking
9 12 (3.02%) Games
10 11 (2.77%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (2.52%) Retail
12 6 (1.51%) Legal
13 4 (1.01%) Law
13 4 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.50%) Billing
15 1 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.25%) Banking
15 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (31.74%) Developer
2 39 (9.82%) Product Manager
3 29 (7.30%) .NET Developer
3 29 (7.30%) Senior Developer
4 28 (7.05%) Analyst
5 21 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (5.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (5.04%) Senior Manager
6 20 (5.04%) Senior Product Manager
6 20 (5.04%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 19 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (4.79%) Software Developer
8 17 (4.28%) Administrator
8 17 (4.28%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (4.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (3.78%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.90%) HTML
2 78 (19.65%) .NET
3 68 (17.13%) CSS
4 58 (14.61%) React
5 44 (11.08%) AngularJS
6 36 (9.07%) .NET Core
6 36 (9.07%) Web Services
7 33 (8.31%) REST
8 32 (8.06%) ASP.NET
9 29 (7.30%) Vue.js
10 25 (6.30%) .NET Framework
11 23 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (5.79%) Laravel
11 23 (5.79%) Sass
12 21 (5.29%) HTML5
13 20 (5.04%) LAMP
14 19 (4.79%) CSS3
15 17 (4.28%) RESTful
16 15 (3.78%) Node.js
16 15 (3.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.40%) User Experience
2 33 (8.31%) Public Cloud
3 32 (8.06%) Data Centre
4 26 (6.55%) Data Structures
5 25 (6.30%) Algorithms
6 24 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.78%) Wiki
8 14 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.52%) Private Cloud
12 9 (2.27%) Legacy Code
13 8 (2.02%) Driving Licence
13 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.76%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.51%) Replication
16 4 (1.01%) NHS
17 3 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
18 2 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.59%) Windows
2 40 (10.08%) Linux
3 19 (4.79%) Android
3 19 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.76%) Debian
9 3 (0.76%) Unix
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (22.42%) Scrum
3 80 (20.15%) Software Engineering
4 73 (18.39%) DevOps
5 61 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (14.11%) MVC
7 52 (13.10%) Mentoring
8 45 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (9.57%) Fintech
10 37 (9.32%) CRM
11 36 (9.07%) Digital Marketing
11 36 (9.07%) Programme Management
12 34 (8.56%) Microservices
12 34 (8.56%) Software Architecture
12 34 (8.56%) Waterfall
13 32 (8.06%) Project Management
13 32 (8.06%) SDLC
13 32 (8.06%) Test Automation
14 31 (7.81%) Coaching
14 31 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 135 (34.01%) JavaScript
2 73 (18.39%) C#
3 64 (16.12%) SQL
4 61 (15.37%) Python
5 54 (13.60%) PHP
6 49 (12.34%) Java
7 43 (10.83%) TypeScript
8 27 (6.80%) Go
9 21 (5.29%) C
9 21 (5.29%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.53%) C++
11 13 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.52%) VB
12 10 (2.52%) VBScript
13 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.01%) Ruby
15 3 (0.76%) Java 11
16 2 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 39 (9.82%) Degree
2 27 (6.80%) Master's Degree
3 25 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 23 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.76%) MCSA
7 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.51%) MCSE
8 6 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.26%) CCA
9 5 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.01%) Postgraduate
10 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.76%) ACCA
11 3 (0.76%) CIMA
11 3 (0.76%) PMP
11 3 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.02%) QA
3 9 (2.27%) GDPR
4 8 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.01%) PMO
8 2 (0.50%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.25%) NIST
System Software
1 57 (14.36%) Docker
2 29 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.30%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.53%) VirtualBox
5 7 (1.76%) vSphere
6 6 (1.51%) XenApp
6 6 (1.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.76%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.50%) pfSense
9 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (10.83%) Kubernetes
2 21 (5.29%) Ansible
2 21 (5.29%) Terraform
3 13 (3.27%) Packer
4 10 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.01%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.76%) Puppet
8 2 (0.50%) Nessus
8 2 (0.50%) Rancher
8 2 (0.50%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 64 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.58%) SAP
3 39 (9.82%) VMware
4 31 (7.81%) Oracle
5 25 (6.30%) PagerDuty
6 18 (4.53%) Google
7 14 (3.53%) Dell
8 10 (2.52%) Citrix
9 9 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.76%) IBM
10 7 (1.76%) NetApp
10 7 (1.76%) Sophos
11 6 (1.51%) EMC
11 6 (1.51%) Intel
12 5 (1.26%) Cisco
13 4 (1.01%) DevExpress
13 4 (1.01%) Juniper
13 4 (1.01%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.01%) Veeam
14 3 (0.76%) ESET