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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 170 152
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 33 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.23% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.94% 8.82% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 12
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,950 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £65,750
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
207 102 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.10% 2.60% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 139 91 32
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £23,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -
Salford +1 1 £50,000 +49.25%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 19 (35.85%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
5 15 (28.30%) DNS
6 14 (26.42%) SMTP
6 14 (26.42%) Internet
6 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
6 14 (26.42%) Firewall
6 14 (26.42%) JMeter
6 14 (26.42%) VMware
6 14 (26.42%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (26.42%) Load Testing
7 13 (24.53%) NetApp
8 12 (22.64%) Lync
9 11 (20.75%) SLA
9 11 (20.75%) Citrix
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.75%) Web Services
9 11 (20.75%) MCSE
9 11 (20.75%) MCITP
9 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
10 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (16.98%) C#
12 8 (15.09%) Change Management
12 8 (15.09%) Incident Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
6 1 (1.89%) FileNet
6 1 (1.89%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (26.42%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (13.21%) PaaS
3 7 (13.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) DNS
2 14 (26.42%) Internet
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) JMeter
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Support
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Head of Technology
7 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) WCF
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
7 1 (1.89%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) Symfony
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
7 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) JSF
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) FlexPod
2 2 (3.77%) EPoS
2 2 (3.77%) Neural Network
2 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.42%) Load Testing
3 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
4 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.09%) Change Management
6 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) MVC
7 5 (9.43%) SOA
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 4 (7.55%) CRM
8 4 (7.55%) ERP
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.55%) Scrum
9 3 (5.66%) TDD
9 3 (5.66%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.77%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Clojure
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Delphi
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) MCSE
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (20.75%) MCITP
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) NetApp
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) 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%) Zend
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter
7 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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Sage UK Limited
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