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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 108 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 24 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.24% 44.44% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
85 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.35% 1.73% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 80 21 29
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,200
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 12 £48,500 - 2
Sandbach +4 1 £33,500 -27.17%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) Project Management
3 26 (61.90%) Internet
3 26 (61.90%) Product Management
4 21 (50.00%) ERP
5 20 (47.62%) Competitive Intelligence
5 20 (47.62%) Time Management
5 20 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (45.24%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (38.10%) Document Management
7 16 (38.10%) MS Office
8 15 (35.71%) Windows
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
10 12 (28.57%) Marketing
11 10 (23.81%) .NET
12 8 (19.05%) Finance
12 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (16.67%) QA
13 7 (16.67%) SOA
13 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
14 6 (14.29%) Supplier Management
14 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 6 (14.29%) Quality Management
14 6 (14.29%) CMMI
14 6 (14.29%) PRINCE
14 6 (14.29%) RAD
14 6 (14.29%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) Matrix Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (38.10%) MS Office
2 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (7.14%) BODI
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (28.57%) Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Product Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Software Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) Sass
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (45.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) Project Management
3 26 (61.90%) Product Management
4 21 (50.00%) ERP
5 20 (47.62%) Competitive Intelligence
5 20 (47.62%) Time Management
6 16 (38.10%) Document Management
7 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) SOA
8 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 6 (14.29%) CMMI
9 6 (14.29%) PRINCE
9 6 (14.29%) RAD
9 6 (14.29%) Matrix Management
9 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Netezza
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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