Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 123 167
Rank change year-on-year +15 +44 +13
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 306 279 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.85% 2.65% 1.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.82% 16.81% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 284 245 185
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +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 2,065 1,660 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.23% 15.76% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,772 1,393 951
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 22 July 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 July 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 +24 92 £50,000 -0.99% 12
Gloucestershire -7 58 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Wiltshire +31 57 £45,000 +26.76% 4
Dorset +1 45 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Devon +16 33 £100,000 +110.53% 2
Somerset +5 16 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Cornwall -9 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 130 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (37.91%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (29.08%) Linux
4 72 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 71 (23.20%) .NET
6 68 (22.22%) C#
7 65 (21.24%) Windows
8 63 (20.59%) MVC
9 59 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 56 (18.30%) Scrum
10 56 (18.30%) SQL
11 53 (17.32%) AngularJS
11 53 (17.32%) IaaS
12 51 (16.67%) TDD
13 49 (16.01%) Manufacturing
14 48 (15.69%) ASP.NET
15 47 (15.36%) Web Services
15 47 (15.36%) HTML
16 46 (15.03%) CSS
16 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
16 46 (15.03%) PaaS
17 44 (14.38%) Finance
18 43 (14.05%) JavaScript
19 40 (13.07%) Java
20 38 (12.42%) ITIL
20 38 (12.42%) E-Commerce
21 37 (12.09%) Degree
22 36 (11.76%) Marketing
22 36 (11.76%) Git (software)
22 36 (11.76%) Migration

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 19 (6.21%) JBoss
1 19 (6.21%) Mule
1 19 (6.21%) Mule ESB
1 19 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.61%) Apache
3 7 (2.29%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.31%) CMS
5 4 (1.31%) IIS
5 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.65%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.65%) Site Server
7 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.63%) Magento
1 5 (1.63%) Shopify
2 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 116 (37.91%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (17.32%) IaaS
4 46 (15.03%) PaaS
5 20 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (6.54%) Office 365
6 13 (4.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.65%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.65%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.56%) Firewall
2 16 (5.23%) WAN
3 15 (4.90%) LAN
4 13 (4.25%) VPN
5 12 (3.92%) Network Security
6 7 (2.29%) DHCP
6 7 (2.29%) DNS
6 7 (2.29%) Skype
6 7 (2.29%) SMS
6 7 (2.29%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.96%) Internet
7 6 (1.96%) SAN
7 6 (1.96%) SSL
8 5 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.63%) VoIP
9 4 (1.31%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.31%) VLAN
9 4 (1.31%) Wireless
9 4 (1.31%) WLAN
10 2 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 33 (10.78%) MongoDB
3 33 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 27 (8.82%) MySQL
5 20 (6.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.29%) CouchDB
9 7 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.96%) Data Lake
10 6 (1.96%) Ingres
11 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.50%) JIRA
3 20 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.21%) IntelliJ
4 19 (6.21%) JUnit
5 7 (2.29%) Subversion
6 6 (1.96%) Selenium
7 5 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.98%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.65%) git-flow
9 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.33%) GitLab
10 1 (0.33%) Protractor
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.33%) WATIR
General
1 49 (16.01%) Manufacturing
2 44 (14.38%) Finance
3 36 (11.76%) Marketing
3 36 (11.76%) Retail
4 30 (9.80%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.52%) Electronics
6 7 (2.29%) Advertising
7 6 (1.96%) Banking
8 5 (1.63%) German Language
9 4 (1.31%) Billing
9 4 (1.31%) Legal
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (35.62%) Developer
2 36 (11.76%) .NET Developer
2 36 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 30 (9.80%) C# Developer
4 28 (9.15%) Analyst
5 27 (8.82%) Architect
6 24 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (6.86%) Applications Support
7 21 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (6.21%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.88%) Consultant
10 16 (5.23%) Administrator
10 16 (5.23%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.90%) Junior
11 15 (4.90%) Junior Developer
11 15 (4.90%) Junior Software Developer
11 15 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.90%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.58%) Junior Web Developer
13 13 (4.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (23.20%) .NET
2 53 (17.32%) AngularJS
3 48 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 47 (15.36%) HTML
4 47 (15.36%) Web Services
5 46 (15.03%) CSS
6 33 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (10.46%) XML
8 26 (8.50%) REST
9 24 (7.84%) Hibernate
9 24 (7.84%) JPA
9 24 (7.84%) JSON
9 24 (7.84%) Spring
10 23 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (6.86%) .NET Framework
11 21 (6.86%) SOAP
12 19 (6.21%) Apache Camel
12 19 (6.21%) jQuery
12 19 (6.21%) Spring Integration
12 19 (6.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.11%) User Experience
2 26 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.21%) Fintech
4 18 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.96%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.31%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.98%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 2 (0.65%) CCTV
13 2 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 89 (29.08%) Linux
2 65 (21.24%) Windows
3 31 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.56%) Unix
5 7 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.65%) CentOS
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.59%) MVC
3 56 (18.30%) Scrum
4 51 (16.67%) TDD
5 38 (12.42%) E-Commerce
5 38 (12.42%) ITIL
6 36 (11.76%) Migration
6 36 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 35 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 31 (10.13%) Kanban
9 31 (10.13%) Web Development
10 30 (9.80%) Service Delivery
11 27 (8.82%) BDD
12 24 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
12 24 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (7.52%) DevOps
14 22 (7.19%) OO
15 21 (6.86%) Project Management
16 20 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.22%) C#
2 56 (18.30%) SQL
3 43 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.07%) Java
5 24 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.86%) PHP
7 18 (5.88%) Python
8 15 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.92%) Ruby
10 8 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.31%) U-SQL
14 3 (0.98%) C
14 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.65%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.65%) R
16 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 37 (12.09%) Degree
2 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.96%) MCSE
5 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.31%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.31%) CCNA
7 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.98%) MCITP
7 3 (0.98%) MCSA
7 3 (0.98%) RHCE
7 3 (0.98%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.65%) CCA
8 2 (0.65%) CCAA
8 2 (0.65%) CCNP
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.65%) ISEB
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.78%) QA
2 19 (6.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) SLA
4 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.65%) GCP
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.19%) Docker
3 20 (6.54%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.61%) vSphere
5 8 (2.61%) XenApp
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.65%) Xen
7 2 (0.65%) XenServer
8 1 (0.33%) Corosync
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.59%) Ansible
2 11 (3.59%) Puppet
3 10 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.94%) Terraform
5 7 (2.29%) Kibana
5 7 (2.29%) Nagios
6 5 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.31%) SCOM
7 4 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.65%) Mesos
10 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.33%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.78%) VMware
3 26 (8.50%) SAP
4 24 (7.84%) Cisco
5 19 (6.21%) Apple
6 14 (4.58%) Citrix
7 13 (4.25%) Google
8 12 (3.92%) Oracle
9 9 (2.94%) Capita
10 7 (2.29%) HP
10 7 (2.29%) NEC
11 6 (1.96%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.63%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.63%) EMC
12 5 (1.63%) Juniper
12 5 (1.63%) McAfee
12 5 (1.63%) NetApp
13 4 (1.31%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.31%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.31%) Symantec