Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 29 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +40 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 52 73 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.12% 7.74% 2.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.80% 35.78% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 26
Watford median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £27,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £75,750 £72,125 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +26.32% -13.64%

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 250 204 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.41% 21.63% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 207 181 142
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,025
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -

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 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (46.15%) Linux
3 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.77%) Windows
6 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 16 (30.77%) PaaS
6 16 (30.77%) IaaS
7 14 (26.92%) Puppet
7 14 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
8 13 (25.00%) Ansible
9 12 (23.08%) TypeScript
9 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (23.08%) Public Cloud
9 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 12 (23.08%) Scrum
9 12 (23.08%) HTML
10 11 (21.15%) DevOps
11 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.23%) DNS
12 9 (17.31%) MVC
12 9 (17.31%) OOP
12 9 (17.31%) OO
12 9 (17.31%) DHCP
12 9 (17.31%) Retail
12 9 (17.31%) jQuery
12 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (17.31%) HTML5

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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 4 (7.69%) SAP GRC
1 4 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (30.77%) IaaS
2 16 (30.77%) PaaS
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (5.77%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.31%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SAP HANA
3 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.77%) Data Lake
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) HDInsight
3 3 (5.77%) Power BI
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) gulp
General
1 9 (17.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Head of IT
5 8 (15.38%) Head of IT Security
5 8 (15.38%) Head of Security
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Architect
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
2 9 (17.31%) D3.js
2 9 (17.31%) HTML5
2 9 (17.31%) jQuery
2 9 (17.31%) Node.js
2 9 (17.31%) React
2 9 (17.31%) React Native
2 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (5.77%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.92%) EJB
5 1 (1.92%) HornetQ
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.92%) Java SE
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) DataPower
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (23.08%) Scrum
2 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.15%) DevOps
4 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
4 9 (17.31%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) OOP
5 8 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 8 (15.38%) Data Encryption
5 8 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 8 (15.38%) Database Security
5 8 (15.38%) ERP
6 7 (13.46%) Information Security
6 7 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Secure Coding
6 7 (13.46%) SIEM
6 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 12 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 9 (17.31%) ES6
6 4 (7.69%) C
7 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) SQL
8 1 (1.92%) AWK
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CEH
1 7 (13.46%) CISSP
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) GDPR
1 8 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (7.69%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (26.92%) Puppet
2 13 (25.00%) Ansible
3 8 (15.38%) IBM Guardium
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Imperva
2 8 (15.38%) McAfee
2 8 (15.38%) Symantec
2 8 (15.38%) Varonis
3 4 (7.69%) Qualys
3 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Veracode
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.92%) Sage
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Workday