Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 70 47
Rank change year-on-year +39 -23 +47
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 80 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.43% 2.95% 5.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.33% 11.19% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 47
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £44,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,250 £61,600
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 233 268 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.55% 26.33% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 185 209 78
Watford median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,950 £31,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Watford

SaaS
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Watford.

Salary trend for SaaS in Watford

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Watford over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 51 (63.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (42.50%) PaaS
3 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (42.50%) IaaS
4 30 (37.50%) Java
4 30 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (32.50%) Data Centre
5 26 (32.50%) Presales
5 26 (32.50%) VMware
6 25 (31.25%) Finance
6 25 (31.25%) Migration
7 23 (28.75%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (28.75%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (28.75%) OpenStack
8 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
9 19 (23.75%) Banking
9 19 (23.75%) IBM
9 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
9 19 (23.75%) SQL
9 19 (23.75%) XML
9 19 (23.75%) SAN
9 19 (23.75%) Apex Code
9 19 (23.75%) REST
9 19 (23.75%) Software Delivery
10 18 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (21.25%) SOA
11 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
11 17 (21.25%) VPN
11 17 (21.25%) DNS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 23 (28.75%) OpenStack
2 11 (13.75%) GlassFish
2 11 (13.75%) JBoss
2 11 (13.75%) MQSeries
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (13.75%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP GRC
1 5 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (63.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (42.50%) IaaS
3 34 (42.50%) PaaS
4 11 (13.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.75%) Office 365
6 2 (2.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) SAN
2 17 (21.25%) DNS
2 17 (21.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 17 (21.25%) VPN
3 16 (20.00%) Internet
4 14 (17.50%) Firewall
5 4 (5.00%) VSAN
6 3 (3.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.25%) Big Data
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) French Language
3 11 (13.75%) German Language
3 11 (13.75%) Swedish Language
4 6 (7.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Architect
2 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (27.50%) Consultant
4 19 (23.75%) Implementation Consultant
4 19 (23.75%) Senior Consultant
4 19 (23.75%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 13 (16.25%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (16.25%) IT Manager
6 12 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (15.00%) Software Consultant
7 9 (11.25%) Lead Architect
7 9 (11.25%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (10.00%) Account Manager
8 8 (10.00%) Data Architect
8 8 (10.00%) Data Centre Architect
8 8 (10.00%) Sales Account Manager
8 8 (10.00%) Sales Manager
8 8 (10.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) REST
1 19 (23.75%) XML
2 16 (20.00%) Web Services
3 11 (13.75%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (13.75%) EJB
3 11 (13.75%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (13.75%) HornetQ
3 11 (13.75%) Java EE
3 11 (13.75%) Java SE
3 11 (13.75%) JMS
3 11 (13.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 26 (32.50%) Data Centre
3 23 (28.75%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (20.00%) Replication
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (10.00%) iPhone
7 7 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (6.25%) Private Cloud
8 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
9 4 (5.00%) User Experience
10 2 (2.50%) EPoS
10 2 (2.50%) PMI
11 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Presales
2 25 (31.25%) Migration
3 19 (23.75%) Software Delivery
4 17 (21.25%) SOA
5 15 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (15.00%) Business Development
7 11 (13.75%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) ERP
10 5 (6.25%) CRM
10 5 (6.25%) ITIL
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) Service Management
10 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Java
2 19 (23.75%) Apex Code
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.75%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
4 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.25%) AWK
6 4 (5.00%) C
6 4 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) AWS Certification
2 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) Master's Degree
3 4 (5.00%) CISA
3 4 (5.00%) CISM
3 4 (5.00%) CISSP
3 4 (5.00%) MCSE
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 4 (5.00%) GDPR
3 4 (5.00%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
2 18 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) Docker
4 4 (5.00%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.75%) Puppet
2 7 (8.75%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 4 (5.00%) vRealize
4 3 (3.75%) SCCM
4 3 (3.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.50%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (23.75%) IBM
5 12 (15.00%) Cisco
6 11 (13.75%) Oracle
7 8 (10.00%) EMC
7 8 (10.00%) HP
8 7 (8.75%) SAP
9 4 (5.00%) LogRhythm
9 4 (5.00%) NetApp
9 4 (5.00%) Splunk
10 3 (3.75%) Symantec
10 3 (3.75%) Veeam
11 2 (2.50%) NEC