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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 102 105 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 24 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.37% 41.67% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 11
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
91 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.65% 1.51% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 86 19 33
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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
Wilmslow - 10 £48,750 -
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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%) Project Management
3 30 (61.22%) Internet
3 30 (61.22%) Product Management
4 25 (51.02%) ERP
5 24 (48.98%) Time Management
5 24 (48.98%) Competitive Intelligence
5 24 (48.98%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (40.82%) Document Management
6 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
6 20 (40.82%) MS Office
6 20 (40.82%) Windows
7 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
8 16 (32.65%) Marketing
9 11 (22.45%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (16.33%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) SOA
11 7 (14.29%) QA
11 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 6 (12.24%) Supplier Management
12 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
12 6 (12.24%) COBIT
12 6 (12.24%) Matrix Management
12 6 (12.24%) RAD
12 6 (12.24%) SQL
12 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.24%) PRINCE

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Office
2 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (6.12%) BODI
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
General
1 16 (32.65%) Marketing
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Product Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Senior Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Architect
2 9 (18.37%) Senior Product Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Software Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Applications Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
7 2 (4.08%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) Sass
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Enterprise Software
1 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (67.35%) Project Management
3 30 (61.22%) Product Management
4 25 (51.02%) ERP
5 24 (48.98%) Time Management
5 24 (48.98%) Competitive Intelligence
6 20 (40.82%) Document Management
7 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (16.33%) SOA
8 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Supplier Management
9 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
9 6 (12.24%) Matrix Management
9 6 (12.24%) RAD
9 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.24%) PRINCE
9 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
9 6 (12.24%) CMMI
10 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (12.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) nmon
1 1 (2.04%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Netezza
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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