The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 115 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 9 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 1.05% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.41% 22.99% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 11
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,150 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
107 87 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.33% 4.56% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 74 74 53
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £22,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Birmingham

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) QA
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) VPLS
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Local Government
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Head of Development
2 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Tester
2 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML5
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Business Development
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
4 2 (10.00%) OWASP
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) OSCP
2 2 (10.00%) OSCE
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) CommVault
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Infor