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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / South West
Rank 98 160 183
Rank change year-on-year +62 +23  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 151 94 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.01% 1.60% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.33% 19.75% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 135 83 48
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +41.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £79,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 708 476 337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.10% 8.10% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 596 429 267
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +17 49 £50,000 -21.56% 6
Bristol +6 32 £47,500 -17.39% 6
Wiltshire +30 18 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Devon +10 18 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Somerset +5 17 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cornwall - 8 £45,000 -
Dorset +37 6 £37,500 +36.36% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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.

1 164 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (41.05%) Java
3 99 (34.74%) Scrum
4 93 (32.63%) Telecoms
5 91 (31.93%) Linux
6 89 (31.23%) Finance
7 84 (29.47%) MVC
8 77 (27.02%) Marketing
9 76 (26.67%) Retail
10 72 (25.26%) JIRA
11 71 (24.91%) REST
11 71 (24.91%) Hibernate
12 69 (24.21%) Manufacturing
13 67 (23.51%) Programme Management
13 67 (23.51%) TDD
14 65 (22.81%) JUnit
15 64 (22.46%) JPA
16 62 (21.75%) Git (software)
16 62 (21.75%) Spring
17 61 (21.40%) SOAP
17 61 (21.40%) Web Services
17 61 (21.40%) XML
17 61 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (21.05%) SAP
18 60 (21.05%) SQL Server
18 60 (21.05%) Kanban
19 59 (20.70%) Tomcat
19 59 (20.70%) E-Commerce
20 58 (20.35%) BDD
21 57 (20.00%) JSON

SaaS
Top Related 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 59 (20.70%) Tomcat
2 55 (19.30%) Mule
2 55 (19.30%) Mule ESB
3 54 (18.95%) JBoss
4 24 (8.42%) Confluence
5 15 (5.26%) Apache
6 13 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (4.21%) IIS
8 11 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.75%) Jetty
11 2 (0.70%) Moodle
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.35%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) Drupal
12 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) HipChat
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (18.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (3.16%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.11%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (1.05%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.05%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.05%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (12.98%) PaaS
4 32 (11.23%) IaaS
5 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.75%) Slack
8 4 (1.40%) GitHub
9 2 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.91%) VPN
2 9 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (3.16%) Internet
3 7 (2.46%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (2.46%) DHCP
3 7 (2.46%) DNS
4 6 (2.11%) SAN
5 5 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.05%) Extranet
7 2 (0.70%) Firewall
7 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.70%) LAN
7 2 (0.70%) SSL
8 1 (0.35%) HTTP
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.35%) VoIP
8 1 (0.35%) WAN
8 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 54 (18.95%) MongoDB
3 43 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 40 (14.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (6.67%) Big Data
6 12 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.86%) MySQL
8 9 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.05%) QlikView
10 3 (1.05%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.05%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.70%) Infinispan
12 1 (0.35%) Ingres
12 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (25.26%) JIRA
2 65 (22.81%) JUnit
3 62 (21.75%) Git (software)
4 40 (14.04%) IntelliJ
5 27 (9.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.51%) Selenium
7 9 (3.16%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.81%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.46%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.11%) Protractor
11 4 (1.40%) Ant
11 4 (1.40%) Bower
11 4 (1.40%) Grunt
11 4 (1.40%) gulp
11 4 (1.40%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.40%) Maven
11 4 (1.40%) Subversion
12 2 (0.70%) Hudson
12 2 (0.70%) NUnit
12 2 (0.70%) WATIR
General
1 93 (32.63%) Telecoms
2 89 (31.23%) Finance
3 77 (27.02%) Marketing
4 76 (26.67%) Retail
5 69 (24.21%) Manufacturing
6 54 (18.95%) Electronics
7 33 (11.58%) Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) German Language
9 3 (1.05%) Law
9 3 (1.05%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (30.53%) Developer
2 50 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 44 (15.44%) Architect
4 37 (12.98%) Senior Developer
5 29 (10.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (7.37%) Analyst
7 16 (5.61%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.26%) DBA
8 15 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
8 15 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
8 15 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
8 15 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 14 (4.91%) Administrator
9 14 (4.91%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.91%) SQL DBA
10 13 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.56%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (4.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (24.91%) Hibernate
1 71 (24.91%) REST
2 64 (22.46%) JPA
3 62 (21.75%) Spring
4 61 (21.40%) SOAP
4 61 (21.40%) Web Services
4 61 (21.40%) XML
5 57 (20.00%) JSON
6 55 (19.30%) Apache Camel
6 55 (19.30%) Spring Integration
6 55 (19.30%) Spring MVC
7 45 (15.79%) .NET
7 45 (15.79%) CSS
8 43 (15.09%) HTML
9 17 (5.96%) jQuery
10 16 (5.61%) ASP.NET
10 16 (5.61%) J2EE
11 15 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.91%) GWT
13 12 (4.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.12%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.16%) User Experience
5 8 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.70%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.70%) Wiki
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.93%) Linux
2 26 (9.12%) Windows
3 21 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (34.74%) Scrum
3 84 (29.47%) MVC
4 67 (23.51%) Programme Management
4 67 (23.51%) TDD
5 61 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (21.05%) Kanban
7 59 (20.70%) E-Commerce
8 58 (20.35%) BDD
9 57 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 55 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
11 31 (10.88%) ITIL
11 31 (10.88%) Software Engineering
12 30 (10.53%) OO
13 25 (8.77%) ERP
13 25 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
14 23 (8.07%) High Availability
15 22 (7.72%) Project Management
16 21 (7.37%) CRM
16 21 (7.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (41.05%) Java
2 46 (16.14%) JavaScript
3 38 (13.33%) C#
4 34 (11.93%) Python
5 27 (9.47%) SQL
6 21 (7.37%) PHP
7 16 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.91%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.21%) Ruby
10 8 (2.81%) Perl
11 3 (1.05%) C++
12 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) C
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.02%) Degree
2 13 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.81%) CCNA
4 7 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.11%) EMC Certification
5 6 (2.11%) MCSE
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.75%) CCIE
6 5 (1.75%) CCNP
7 4 (1.40%) ISEB
8 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.70%) RHCE
9 2 (0.70%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.86%) ISO 14001
1 11 (3.86%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.70%) Docker
5 2 (0.70%) Gluster
5 2 (0.70%) iptables
5 2 (0.70%) KVM
5 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.75%) Puppet
3 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.05%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.70%) Check_MK
4 2 (0.70%) Grafana
4 2 (0.70%) Graylog
4 2 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.70%) Kibana
4 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.70%) Nagios
4 2 (0.70%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (21.05%) SAP
2 55 (19.30%) Apple
3 27 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.72%) VMware
5 21 (7.37%) Oracle
6 17 (5.96%) Atlassian
7 16 (5.61%) Cisco
8 8 (2.81%) Citrix
9 7 (2.46%) Dell
9 7 (2.46%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.11%) EMC
10 6 (2.11%) IBM
10 6 (2.11%) Software AG
11 5 (1.75%) Infoblox
11 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.05%) Tableau
12 3 (1.05%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.70%) Adobe
13 2 (0.70%) Infobright
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