Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 100 127
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 +29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 261 333 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.58% 3.22% 2.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.25% 17.72% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 233 284 237
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,725 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,375 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +7.32%

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 2,131 1,879 1,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.03% 18.15% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,715 1,575 1,091
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -8.05%
10th Percentile £26,925 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +12 105 £50,000 -4.31% 29
Wiltshire +10 46 £40,000 +23.08% 12
Gloucestershire -29 42 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Dorset +7 32 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Somerset -7 14 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Devon +5 10 £44,129 -7.10% 12
Cornwall +2 4 £25,000 -23.08% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 102 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.78%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (24.52%) JavaScript
4 56 (21.46%) C#
4 56 (21.46%) Finance
5 55 (21.07%) MVC
6 54 (20.69%) .NET
6 54 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 54 (20.69%) CSS
6 54 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 53 (20.31%) HTML
8 49 (18.77%) Linux
8 49 (18.77%) TDD
9 46 (17.62%) Scrum
10 43 (16.48%) SQL
11 41 (15.71%) AngularJS
12 38 (14.56%) User Experience
12 38 (14.56%) ASP.NET
13 37 (14.18%) Java
13 37 (14.18%) DevOps
13 37 (14.18%) Docker
13 37 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (13.03%) PaaS
14 34 (13.03%) IaaS
14 34 (13.03%) Jenkins
14 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
14 34 (13.03%) Microsoft
14 34 (13.03%) Retail
15 33 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (11.49%) Marketing

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 8 (3.07%) JBoss
1 8 (3.07%) Mule
1 8 (3.07%) Mule ESB
1 8 (3.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.68%) Apache
3 4 (1.53%) Confluence
4 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.77%) Drupal
5 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 2 (0.77%) nginx
5 2 (0.77%) Site Server
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 96 (36.78%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (13.03%) IaaS
3 34 (13.03%) PaaS
4 17 (6.51%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.45%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.92%) GitHub
8 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Office 365
9 2 (0.77%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) Firewall
2 9 (3.45%) Network Security
3 7 (2.68%) SSL
4 6 (2.30%) HTTP
5 5 (1.92%) VoIP
6 4 (1.53%) DHCP
6 4 (1.53%) DNS
6 4 (1.53%) Internet
6 4 (1.53%) LAN
6 4 (1.53%) WAN
7 3 (1.15%) SMTP
7 3 (1.15%) VPN
8 2 (0.77%) NAS
8 2 (0.77%) SAN
8 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.38%) 802.11
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.38%) SMS
9 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 25 (9.58%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 21 (8.05%) MySQL
6 19 (7.28%) RDBMS
7 16 (6.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.60%) CouchDB
9 8 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.68%) Big Data
11 5 (1.92%) Ingres
11 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.53%) GIS
13 3 (1.15%) Redis
13 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.77%) OLTP
15 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
1 34 (13.03%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.13%) JIRA
3 9 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 8 (3.07%) IntelliJ
4 8 (3.07%) JUnit
5 7 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.68%) Subversion
6 6 (2.30%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.92%) Grunt
7 5 (1.92%) Protractor
8 4 (1.53%) GitLab
9 3 (1.15%) Bower
9 3 (1.15%) gulp
9 3 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 56 (21.46%) Finance
2 34 (13.03%) Retail
3 30 (11.49%) Marketing
4 23 (8.81%) Manufacturing
5 22 (8.43%) Telecoms
6 18 (6.90%) Billing
7 16 (6.13%) Electronics
8 7 (2.68%) Banking
9 4 (1.53%) Local Government
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) Games
10 2 (0.77%) Law
10 2 (0.77%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (35.63%) Developer
2 34 (13.03%) .NET Developer
3 30 (11.49%) Architect
4 25 (9.58%) Software Developer
5 23 (8.81%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.81%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.28%) Lead Developer
7 18 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.51%) Lead Software Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.98%) Analyst
11 13 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.83%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.83%) Junior
14 9 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
14 9 (3.45%) Development Manager
14 9 (3.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.69%) .NET
1 54 (20.69%) CSS
2 53 (20.31%) HTML
3 41 (15.71%) AngularJS
4 38 (14.56%) ASP.NET
5 37 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (9.96%) REST
7 24 (9.20%) HTML5
8 22 (8.43%) XML
9 21 (8.05%) Web Services
10 17 (6.51%) jQuery
11 16 (6.13%) JSON
11 16 (6.13%) Spring
12 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (5.36%) Hibernate
13 14 (5.36%) JPA
14 13 (4.98%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (4.60%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.56%) User Experience
2 28 (10.73%) Fintech
3 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.68%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.77%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.38%) Blog
12 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.77%) Linux
2 22 (8.43%) Windows
3 10 (3.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.07%) Unix
5 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.07%) MVC
3 49 (18.77%) TDD
4 46 (17.62%) Scrum
5 37 (14.18%) DevOps
6 33 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (11.49%) Project Management
8 27 (10.34%) BDD
8 27 (10.34%) Kanban
8 27 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 26 (9.96%) OO
10 22 (8.43%) E-Commerce
10 22 (8.43%) Mentoring
11 21 (8.05%) Service Delivery
12 20 (7.66%) Order to Cash
13 19 (7.28%) Accounts Receivable
13 19 (7.28%) SDLC
13 19 (7.28%) Web Development
14 18 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.13%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.52%) JavaScript
2 56 (21.46%) C#
3 43 (16.48%) SQL
4 37 (14.18%) Java
5 24 (9.20%) PHP
5 24 (9.20%) Python
6 17 (6.51%) Ruby
7 15 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.45%) C
9 7 (2.68%) PHP 7
10 6 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.92%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.53%) ES6
13 3 (1.15%) VB
13 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.38%) Go
14 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (4.21%) Degree
2 8 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.92%) CCNA
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.53%) MCSE
5 4 (1.53%) RHCE
5 4 (1.53%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) CCA
7 2 (0.77%) CCAA
7 2 (0.77%) CCNP
7 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.77%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) GIAC
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.36%) QA
2 13 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.30%) SLA
4 5 (1.92%) PMO
5 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 37 (14.18%) Docker
2 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.77%) Corosync
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.77%) Xen
3 2 (0.77%) XenServer
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.21%) Ansible
2 10 (3.83%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.77%) Pacemaker
4 2 (0.77%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.77%) Terraform
5 1 (0.38%) Grafana
5 1 (0.38%) Icinga
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.90%) SAP
3 10 (3.83%) VMware
4 9 (3.45%) Zend
5 8 (3.07%) Apple
5 8 (3.07%) Cisco
6 6 (2.30%) Google
7 5 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.92%) HP
7 5 (1.92%) Telerik
8 4 (1.53%) Citrix
8 4 (1.53%) IBM
8 4 (1.53%) Sage
9 3 (1.15%) New Relic
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle
10 2 (0.77%) Alibaba
10 2 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.77%) Juniper
10 2 (0.77%) NetApp
10 2 (0.77%) Xamarin