The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 166 165 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 27 14 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.37% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.36% 16.47% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 58
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
165 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.91% 2.26% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 141 67 102
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (48.21%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 22 (39.29%) .NET
4 18 (32.14%) SMTP
4 18 (32.14%) DNS
4 18 (32.14%) Internet
4 18 (32.14%) Firewall
4 18 (32.14%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) Project Management
6 14 (25.00%) Web Services
7 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.86%) Load Testing
8 10 (17.86%) ITIL
9 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.29%) Oracle
10 8 (14.29%) Java
10 8 (14.29%) PaaS
10 8 (14.29%) JMeter
11 7 (12.50%) Subversion
11 7 (12.50%) IaaS
11 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.50%) C#
11 7 (12.50%) HTML
11 7 (12.50%) CSS
11 7 (12.50%) SLA
11 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.50%) Problem Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) FileNet
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (48.21%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (32.14%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (14.29%) PaaS
4 7 (12.50%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) SMTP
1 18 (32.14%) DNS
1 18 (32.14%) Internet
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.57%) SAP BI
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) JMeter
2 7 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Head of Technology
5 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.79%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (12.50%) CSS
3 7 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.93%) J2EE
5 4 (7.14%) SOAP
5 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) CSS3
6 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.36%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) XSLT
7 2 (3.57%) EDI
7 2 (3.57%) JMS
7 2 (3.57%) UDDI
7 2 (3.57%) WSDL
7 2 (3.57%) ADO
7 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.57%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Neural Network
1 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.57%) FMCG
1 2 (3.57%) Open Source
1 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Load Testing
4 10 (17.86%) ITIL
5 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 5 (8.93%) ERP
8 5 (8.93%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (8.93%) Operations Management
8 5 (8.93%) DevOps
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
10 3 (5.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) XPath
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) XQuery
6 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Clojure
7 1 (1.79%) Groovy
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.79%) MCITP
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) VCDX
2 1 (1.79%) VCP4
2 1 (1.79%) VCAP
2 1 (1.79%) CCEE
2 1 (1.79%) CCAA
2 1 (1.79%) CCIA
2 1 (1.79%) VCP5
2 1 (1.79%) MCSD
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) MCSA
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) CCA
2 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
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