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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 151 173 151
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 30 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.75% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.76% 16.19% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 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 £66,000 £65,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
179 105 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.46% 2.55% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 125 88 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 £22,500 £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 29 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 29 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 0 1 - -
Salford -2 1 £50,000 +49.25%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) .NET
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 13 (24.53%) NetApp
5 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (22.64%) Lync
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
7 11 (20.75%) MCSE
7 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
7 11 (20.75%) Citrix
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
7 11 (20.75%) DNS
7 11 (20.75%) MCITP
8 10 (18.87%) Firewall
8 10 (18.87%) JMeter
8 10 (18.87%) SLA
8 10 (18.87%) SMTP
8 10 (18.87%) Internet
8 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
8 10 (18.87%) Load Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
10 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
10 8 (15.09%) Change Management
10 8 (15.09%) C#

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) FileNet
6 1 (1.89%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.89%) nginx
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.43%) PaaS
3 5 (9.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) Internet
2 10 (18.87%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JMeter
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Technical Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Head of Technology
7 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (7.55%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.89%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) RESTful
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
7 1 (1.89%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
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%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
2 10 (18.87%) Load Testing
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.09%) Change Management
5 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (9.43%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) ERP
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Development
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) Delphi
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) Clojure
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%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
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
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) NetApp
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) CommVault
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter
7 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + PA + £5,000 car allowance + un
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Capital Group
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
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Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago