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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 172 172 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 11 7 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.19% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.59% 7.45% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 65
Average salary £51,250 £49,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% -23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £61,250 £72,500
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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
145 94 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.71% 2.50% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 131 74 129
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £35,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 28 January 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
3 16 (37.21%) .NET
4 14 (32.56%) Internet
4 14 (32.56%) SMTP
4 14 (32.56%) DNS
4 14 (32.56%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (32.56%) Firewall
5 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) Project Management
7 10 (23.26%) Web Services
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) HTML
8 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.28%) CSS
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.28%) PaaS
9 6 (13.95%) Subversion
9 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.95%) Load Testing
10 5 (11.63%) SLA
10 5 (11.63%) Oracle
10 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
10 5 (11.63%) IaaS
11 4 (9.30%) Node.js
11 4 (9.30%) CSS3
11 4 (9.30%) HTML5

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (32.56%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (16.28%) PaaS
4 5 (11.63%) IaaS
5 2 (4.65%) GitHub
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) SMTP
1 14 (32.56%) DNS
1 14 (32.56%) Internet
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.65%) SAP BI
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) JMeter
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Ant
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Head of Technology
5 3 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) Web Services
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) CSS3
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) ADO
7 2 (4.65%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 2 (4.65%) EDI
7 2 (4.65%) JMS
7 2 (4.65%) UDDI
7 2 (4.65%) WSDL
7 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.95%) Load Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.30%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) XQuery
5 2 (4.65%) XPath
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) VCDX
2 1 (2.33%) VCP4
2 1 (2.33%) VCAP
2 1 (2.33%) CCEE
2 1 (2.33%) CCAA
2 1 (2.33%) CCIA
2 1 (2.33%) VCP5
2 1 (2.33%) MCSD
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) CCA
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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