Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 122 151
Rank change year-on-year +19 +29 +85
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 332 283 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.23% 2.59% 2.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.88% 22.21% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 284 241 183
South West median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +46.67%
10th Percentile £30,725 £31,250 £22,050
90th Percentile £68,375 £90,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +7.37%

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 1857 1274 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.09% 11.65% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1083 732
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +16.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +5 109 £52,250 -34.69% 6
Gloucestershire +11 100 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Somerset +23 55 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wiltshire +8 30 £32,500 -30.11%
Dorset +6 16 £32,500 -31.58%
Devon +24 13 £47,500 +18.75%
Cornwall -5 2 £32,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 191 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (38.25%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (37.35%) Linux
4 123 (37.05%) MVC
5 116 (34.94%) REST
6 113 (34.04%) TDD
7 108 (32.53%) JavaScript
8 106 (31.93%) Java
9 105 (31.63%) Finance
10 102 (30.72%) SQL Server
11 100 (30.12%) Scrum
12 97 (29.22%) Git (software)
12 97 (29.22%) MongoDB
13 95 (28.61%) JSON
13 95 (28.61%) SQL
14 90 (27.11%) Web Services
15 88 (26.51%) HTML
15 88 (26.51%) Telecoms
15 88 (26.51%) Marketing
15 88 (26.51%) BDD
16 86 (25.90%) Programme Management
16 86 (25.90%) Business Intelligence
17 85 (25.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 84 (25.30%) E-Commerce
18 84 (25.30%) Hibernate
19 83 (25.00%) .NET
19 83 (25.00%) SAP
19 83 (25.00%) SOAP
20 82 (24.70%) Manufacturing
20 82 (24.70%) AngularJS

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 63 (18.98%) Mule
1 63 (18.98%) Mule ESB
2 62 (18.67%) Tomcat
3 54 (16.27%) JBoss
4 23 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (3.61%) Confluence
6 11 (3.31%) IIS
6 11 (3.31%) SilverStripe
7 4 (1.20%) Apache
7 4 (1.20%) CMS
7 4 (1.20%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) HipChat
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 127 (38.25%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (25.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (16.57%) PaaS
4 53 (15.96%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (15.96%) IaaS
5 14 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.81%) npm
6 6 (1.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.54%) SSL
2 16 (4.82%) HTTP
3 11 (3.31%) DNS
4 9 (2.71%) Firewall
5 7 (2.11%) DHCP
5 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.81%) LAN
6 6 (1.81%) VPN
7 5 (1.51%) 802.11
7 5 (1.51%) Internet
7 5 (1.51%) Wireless
8 4 (1.20%) WAN
9 3 (0.90%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.90%) SAN
10 2 (0.60%) AMQP
10 2 (0.60%) VLAN
11 1 (0.30%) MQTT
11 1 (0.30%) Network Security
11 1 (0.30%) Skype
11 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (30.72%) SQL Server
2 97 (29.22%) MongoDB
3 81 (24.40%) NoSQL
4 53 (15.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 43 (12.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (9.94%) Relational Database
7 29 (8.73%) MySQL
8 23 (6.93%) RDBMS
9 19 (5.72%) CouchDB
10 14 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (3.92%) Redis
12 11 (3.31%) Big Data
13 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (29.22%) Git (software)
2 68 (20.48%) JIRA
3 67 (20.18%) JUnit
4 53 (15.96%) IntelliJ
5 42 (12.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (10.54%) Jenkins
7 27 (8.13%) Mercurial
8 22 (6.63%) Selenium
9 17 (5.12%) MSBuild
10 15 (4.52%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.92%) Jasmine
11 13 (3.92%) Protractor
12 12 (3.61%) SpecFlow
13 10 (3.01%) Capybara
13 10 (3.01%) NUnit
13 10 (3.01%) WATIR
13 10 (3.01%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.51%) gulp
15 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 105 (31.63%) Finance
2 88 (26.51%) Marketing
2 88 (26.51%) Telecoms
3 82 (24.70%) Manufacturing
4 81 (24.40%) Electronics
5 67 (20.18%) Retail
6 12 (3.61%) Law
7 9 (2.71%) Banking
8 4 (1.20%) German Language
8 4 (1.20%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.90%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 166 (50.00%) Developer
2 61 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.55%) .NET Developer
4 42 (12.65%) Senior Developer
5 33 (9.94%) PHP Developer
6 31 (9.34%) C# Developer
7 28 (8.43%) Software Engineer
8 24 (7.23%) Architect
8 24 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.72%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (5.42%) Project Manager
13 17 (5.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (5.12%) Java Engineer
14 16 (4.82%) Administrator
15 15 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
16 13 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
17 12 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (34.94%) REST
2 95 (28.61%) JSON
3 90 (27.11%) Web Services
4 88 (26.51%) HTML
5 84 (25.30%) Hibernate
6 83 (25.00%) .NET
6 83 (25.00%) SOAP
7 82 (24.70%) AngularJS
8 78 (23.49%) CSS
8 78 (23.49%) JPA
9 72 (21.69%) Spring
10 71 (21.39%) XML
11 65 (19.58%) Apache Camel
12 63 (18.98%) Spring Integration
12 63 (18.98%) Spring MVC
13 59 (17.77%) ASP.NET
14 38 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (10.54%) HTML5
16 31 (9.34%) React
17 28 (8.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.23%) User Experience
3 17 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.92%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.51%) Social Media
9 3 (0.90%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.90%) iPhone
9 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.60%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) CCTV
11 1 (0.30%) HTC Vive
11 1 (0.30%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.35%) Linux
2 34 (10.24%) Windows
3 22 (6.63%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.11%) Unix
5 6 (1.81%) Android
6 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (37.05%) MVC
3 113 (34.04%) TDD
4 100 (30.12%) Scrum
5 88 (26.51%) BDD
6 86 (25.90%) Business Intelligence
6 86 (25.90%) Programme Management
7 84 (25.30%) E-Commerce
8 80 (24.10%) Digital Marketing
9 79 (23.80%) Kanban
10 72 (21.69%) OO
11 63 (18.98%) Integration Testing
12 44 (13.25%) Web Development
13 41 (12.35%) DevOps
14 36 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 35 (10.54%) Software Engineering
16 25 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (6.63%) SOLID
18 21 (6.33%) SOA
18 21 (6.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.53%) JavaScript
2 106 (31.93%) Java
3 95 (28.61%) SQL
4 79 (23.80%) C#
5 37 (11.14%) PHP
6 18 (5.42%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.52%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.52%) Ruby
8 10 (3.01%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.71%) Python
10 7 (2.11%) GraphQL
11 5 (1.51%) C
12 3 (0.90%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.90%) VB
12 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.60%) C++
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) Fortran
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
14 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (13.55%) Degree
2 12 (3.61%) ISEB
2 12 (3.61%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.51%) CCNA
6 5 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.20%) MCITP
8 3 (0.90%) MCSA
8 3 (0.90%) MCTS
8 3 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.60%) PhD
9 2 (0.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.71%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.60%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.02%) Docker
3 9 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) KVM
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.60%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.30%) Corosync
5 1 (0.30%) Gluster
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) iptables
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.30%) vCloud
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.01%) Terraform
3 8 (2.41%) Ansible
4 7 (2.11%) HAProxy
5 5 (1.51%) Kibana
5 5 (1.51%) Puppet
6 3 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.90%) Salt
6 3 (0.90%) SCCM
6 3 (0.90%) SCOM
6 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.30%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.30%) Grafana
8 1 (0.30%) Graylog
8 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.30%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 83 (25.00%) SAP
2 65 (19.58%) Apple
3 34 (10.24%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.42%) VMware
5 17 (5.12%) Google
6 13 (3.92%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.01%) Zend
8 8 (2.41%) Citrix
9 6 (1.81%) Cisco
10 4 (1.20%) McAfee
11 3 (0.90%) Capita
11 3 (0.90%) HP
11 3 (0.90%) Juniper
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle
11 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.60%) Dell
12 2 (0.60%) Informatica
12 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.30%) IBM