The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 99 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 24 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.37% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.76% 33.33% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 4
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% -33.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
101 72 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.79% 4.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 87 51 33
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Cheshire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 12 £42,500 -
Knutsford -5 5 £77,500 -
Chester - 4 £47,500 - 1
Warrington - 1 £42,500 - 2
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 32 (65.31%) SOA
3 32 (65.31%) C#
4 31 (63.27%) MVC
4 31 (63.27%) WCF
5 27 (55.10%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (53.06%) NoSQL
6 26 (53.06%) Domain-Driven Design
6 26 (53.06%) MS Excel
7 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
8 14 (28.57%) jQuery
8 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.53%) SOAP
9 13 (26.53%) REST
9 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
10 9 (18.37%) PaaS
11 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.29%) Amazon S3
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL
14 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
14 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
14 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy
15 4 (8.16%) DevOps
15 4 (8.16%) Project Management
16 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
16 3 (6.12%) Windows
16 3 (6.12%) Puppet

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.08%) Jetty
1 2 (4.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (53.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) PaaS
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.08%) Route 53
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.04%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DHCP
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JUnit
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
1 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.08%) Hudson
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 31 (63.27%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.65%) Lead Developer
4 15 (30.61%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Head of Infrastructure
5 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Head of Technology
5 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Lead C# Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 31 (63.27%) WCF
3 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
4 14 (28.57%) jQuery
5 13 (26.53%) REST
5 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
5 13 (26.53%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) Servlets
7 1 (2.04%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) CSS
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (65.31%) SOA
3 31 (63.27%) MVC
4 27 (55.10%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (53.06%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
7 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy
8 4 (8.16%) DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.08%) Web Development
10 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.08%) JVM Tuning
10 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.08%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.04%) logstash
3 1 (2.04%) Graylog
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) RightScale
3 1 (2.04%) F5
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc 10% bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago