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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 108 95 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 20 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.04% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.75% 39.47% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 10
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
63 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.28% 2.28% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 22
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £18,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 9 £51,750 -
Sandbach +1 1 £33,500 -27.17%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (75.00%) Project Management
2 24 (66.67%) Product Management
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (55.56%) Internet
5 19 (52.78%) ERP
5 19 (52.78%) Competitive Intelligence
5 19 (52.78%) Time Management
5 19 (52.78%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (41.67%) Document Management
6 15 (41.67%) MS Office
7 14 (38.89%) Windows
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 13 (36.11%) Marketing
9 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) SOA
11 6 (16.67%) RAD
11 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
11 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
11 6 (16.67%) CMMI
11 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 6 (16.67%) Supplier Management
11 6 (16.67%) Matrix Management
11 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) COBIT
12 5 (13.89%) .NET
13 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 3 (8.33%) QA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (36.11%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Product Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Product Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Software Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Project Management
2 24 (66.67%) Product Management
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) ERP
4 19 (52.78%) Competitive Intelligence
4 19 (52.78%) Time Management
5 15 (41.67%) Document Management
6 7 (19.44%) SOA
7 6 (16.67%) RAD
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
7 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 6 (16.67%) CMMI
7 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 6 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 6 (16.67%) Matrix Management
7 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) COBIT
2 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) NetApp