The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 153 171 157
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.11% 16.35% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 10
Average salary £39,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
180 104 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.51% 2.51% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 129 87 42
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £25,450 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Stockport +3 1 - -
Salford -4 1 £50,000 +49.25%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (39.62%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 13 (24.53%) NetApp
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
6 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (22.64%) Lync
7 11 (20.75%) MCSE
7 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
7 11 (20.75%) DNS
7 11 (20.75%) Citrix
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (20.75%) MCITP
8 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
8 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) Firewall
8 10 (18.87%) JMeter
8 10 (18.87%) SMTP
8 10 (18.87%) SLA
8 10 (18.87%) Internet
8 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
8 10 (18.87%) Load Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (16.98%) Java
10 8 (15.09%) C#
10 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
10 8 (15.09%) Change Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (22.64%) Lync
2 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.89%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.55%) IaaS
3 4 (7.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) SMTP
2 10 (18.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JMeter
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Technical Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Head of Technology
5 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.89%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) RESTful
7 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) FlexPod
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) EPoS
3 2 (3.77%) Neural Network
3 2 (3.77%) Tandem
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Load Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.09%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.32%) MVC
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) SOA
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Business Development
7 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Ruby
4 7 (13.21%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Clojure
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) Delphi
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) MCSE
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (20.75%) MCITP
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) NetApp
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) EMC
5 2 (3.77%) CommVault
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (1.89%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago