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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 116 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.42% 21.43% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 15
Average salary £90,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
96 70 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.42% 3.84% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 65 67 61
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) CSS3
3 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) Windows

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
1 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Head of Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Account Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
1 5 (22.73%) CSS3
1 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Business Development
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) OWASP
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Test Management
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) OSCP
2 2 (9.09%) OSCE
2 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) CommVault
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Cognos
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Infor