Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +89
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 46 40 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.00% 3.95% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.12% 33.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 0
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +4.55%

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 208 119 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.61% 11.75% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 181 82 51
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) PCI DSS
3 20 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (39.13%) Linux
5 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (32.61%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
6 15 (32.61%) Analytical Thinking
6 15 (32.61%) VMware
6 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (32.61%) Xen
7 14 (30.43%) Java
7 14 (30.43%) ITIL
8 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
8 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.09%) DevOps
9 12 (26.09%) Ansible
9 12 (26.09%) Puppet
9 12 (26.09%) MCITP
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
9 12 (26.09%) MCSE
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 11 (23.91%) DNS
10 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 11 (23.91%) Scrum
10 11 (23.91%) jQuery
10 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.74%) D3.js

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Akamai
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) DHCP
2 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) VoIP
3 5 (10.87%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) Wireless
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) gulp
1 10 (21.74%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (19.57%) JBehave
2 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Appium
5 1 (2.17%) LINQPad
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Cloud Engineer
1 13 (28.26%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
1 11 (23.91%) jQuery
2 10 (21.74%) CodeMirror
2 10 (21.74%) D3.js
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) HTML5
2 10 (21.74%) lodash
2 10 (21.74%) Node.js
2 10 (21.74%) React
2 10 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (19.57%) React Native
4 4 (8.70%) Web Services
5 3 (6.52%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.74%) Unix
5 6 (13.04%) Android
5 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Thinking
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.09%) DevOps
5 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 10 (21.74%) OO
6 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.57%) MVC
8 7 (15.22%) Information Security
9 6 (13.04%) OOP
9 6 (13.04%) SIEM
10 5 (10.87%) Change Management
10 5 (10.87%) Cloud Operations
10 5 (10.87%) Cryptography
10 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
10 5 (10.87%) Mobile Commerce
10 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
10 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
3 10 (21.74%) ES6
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) AWK
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) MCITP
1 12 (26.09%) MCSE
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCSA
3 7 (15.22%) CISSP
4 5 (10.87%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) CISM
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) PCI DSS
2 20 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.39%) QA
4 5 (10.87%) COBIT
4 5 (10.87%) GDPR
4 5 (10.87%) ISO 22301
5 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (32.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (26.09%) Ansible
2 12 (26.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Splunk
4 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.17%) Veracode