Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 108 121
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 +39
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 253 304 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.52% 2.91% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.05% 13.94% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 214 276 239
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,925 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 2,518 2,181 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.05% 20.84% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 1,866 1,458
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +11.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Dorset +34 76 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bristol -39 57 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Somerset +41 41 £61,250 +104.17% 4
Gloucestershire -29 38 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Wiltshire -31 33 £45,000 +2.86% 5
Devon -36 4 - - 8
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 95 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 60 (23.72%) Finance
5 58 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
6 57 (22.53%) .NET
7 55 (21.74%) C#
8 52 (20.55%) Microsoft
9 51 (20.16%) CSS
9 51 (20.16%) MVC
10 50 (19.76%) HTML
10 50 (19.76%) Marketing
11 49 (19.37%) DevOps
12 48 (18.97%) ASP.NET
13 45 (17.79%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (17.00%) SQL
15 42 (16.60%) Manufacturing
15 42 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (16.21%) Git (software)
16 41 (16.21%) TDD
17 37 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (14.62%) Public Sector
18 35 (13.83%) SAP
19 34 (13.44%) Digital Marketing
20 33 (13.04%) Linux
21 32 (12.65%) Java
22 31 (12.25%) SQL Server
22 31 (12.25%) Telecoms
23 30 (11.86%) Electronics
23 30 (11.86%) Programme Management

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 9 (3.56%) CMS
2 6 (2.37%) Apache
3 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.19%) IIS
3 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Marvel
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 78 (30.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.51%) PaaS
4 17 (6.72%) IaaS
5 11 (4.35%) GitHub
6 4 (1.58%) Serverless
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.19%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.19%) Quay.io
8 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.79%) Office 365
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.56%) VPN
2 6 (2.37%) HTTP
3 5 (1.98%) Firewall
3 5 (1.98%) SAN
4 4 (1.58%) IPv4
4 4 (1.58%) IPv6
4 4 (1.58%) NAS
5 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) MPLS
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) VoIP
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.32%) RDBMS
2 16 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.74%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.56%) MySQL
6 8 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.16%) CouchDB
7 7 (2.77%) Big Data
8 6 (2.37%) GIS
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (16.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.74%) Selenium
4 11 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 11 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.16%) Protractor
5 8 (3.16%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.77%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.37%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.98%) JIRA
9 3 (1.19%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.79%) Codeception
10 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.79%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.79%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 60 (23.72%) Finance
2 50 (19.76%) Marketing
3 42 (16.60%) Manufacturing
4 37 (14.62%) Public Sector
5 31 (12.25%) Telecoms
6 30 (11.86%) Electronics
7 22 (8.70%) Retail
8 10 (3.95%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 106 (41.90%) Developer
2 39 (15.42%) .NET Developer
3 26 (10.28%) Senior Developer
4 20 (7.91%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.11%) Applications Support
5 18 (7.11%) Azure Developer
6 16 (6.32%) Architect
6 16 (6.32%) Consultant
6 16 (6.32%) Lead Developer
6 16 (6.32%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.93%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.53%) Analyst
8 14 (5.53%) Applications Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) Applications Support Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) PHP Developer
9 13 (5.14%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) SaaS Developer
11 11 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.53%) .NET
2 51 (20.16%) CSS
3 50 (19.76%) HTML
4 48 (18.97%) ASP.NET
5 42 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (11.46%) Web Services
7 26 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (9.49%) AngularJS
9 22 (8.70%) RESTful
10 19 (7.51%) jQuery
11 17 (6.72%) .NET Core
12 14 (5.53%) .NET Framework
13 13 (5.14%) React
14 12 (4.74%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (4.74%) WCF
15 11 (4.35%) HTML5
15 11 (4.35%) Node.js
16 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (3.95%) NHibernate
16 10 (3.95%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.46%) User Experience
2 25 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.51%) CMDB
4 10 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.58%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.04%) Linux
2 11 (4.35%) Windows
3 8 (3.16%) Unix
4 4 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.19%) Android
5 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.16%) MVC
3 49 (19.37%) DevOps
4 45 (17.79%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (16.21%) TDD
6 37 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (13.44%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (11.86%) Programme Management
9 28 (11.07%) Software Engineering
10 22 (8.70%) ITIL
10 22 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 20 (7.91%) Data Analysis
12 19 (7.51%) ITSM
13 18 (7.11%) BDD
13 18 (7.11%) Coaching
13 18 (7.11%) Scrum
13 18 (7.11%) SOLID
14 17 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (6.32%) Microservices
15 16 (6.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.06%) JavaScript
2 55 (21.74%) C#
3 43 (17.00%) SQL
4 32 (12.65%) Java
5 17 (6.72%) PHP
5 17 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.14%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.95%) Python
7 10 (3.95%) Ruby
8 7 (2.77%) Java 8
9 6 (2.37%) C
10 5 (1.98%) Go
11 4 (1.58%) PHP 7
11 4 (1.58%) Scala
11 4 (1.58%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.79%) ES6
13 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.35%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.19%) APMP
4 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.72%) QA
2 11 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.95%) SLA
4 8 (3.16%) NIST
4 8 (3.16%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.77%) GDPR
6 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (10.28%) Docker
2 4 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.11%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.35%) Puppet
3 10 (3.95%) Ansible
4 8 (3.16%) Terraform
5 4 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.19%) Grafana
6 3 (1.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.83%) SAP
3 29 (11.46%) Oracle
4 18 (7.11%) ServiceNow
5 11 (4.35%) Citrix
5 11 (4.35%) DevExpress
6 10 (3.95%) VMware
7 7 (2.77%) Cisco
8 4 (1.58%) Adobe
8 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.19%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.19%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.19%) Talend
10 1 (0.40%) Apple
10 1 (0.40%) BMC
10 1 (0.40%) CA
10 1 (0.40%) EMC
10 1 (0.40%) HP
10 1 (0.40%) IBM
10 1 (0.40%) Juniper