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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 151 175 161
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.16% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.10% 6.25% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,200 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
192 96 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.73% 2.53% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 136 90 33
Average salary £41,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,890 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 £50,000 -
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (39.22%) .NET
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 16 (31.37%) DNS
4 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 15 (29.41%) SMTP
5 15 (29.41%) Internet
5 15 (29.41%) Firewall
5 15 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (27.45%) JMeter
6 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) Load Testing
7 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.53%) Web Services
8 12 (23.53%) SLA
8 12 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 11 (21.57%) VMware
10 10 (19.61%) NetApp
11 9 (17.65%) Lync
11 9 (17.65%) C#
12 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.69%) MCSE
12 8 (15.69%) Citrix
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (15.69%) MCITP
13 7 (13.73%) Change Management
13 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
13 7 (13.73%) Project Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (17.65%) Lync
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) Confluence
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) FileNet
6 1 (1.96%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (13.73%) PaaS
3 7 (13.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) DNS
2 15 (29.41%) Internet
2 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) JMeter
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) .NET Software Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Head of Technology
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) WCF
4 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.88%) J2EE
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) CSS
5 2 (3.92%) SOAP
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) HTML5
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.92%) CSS3
5 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.96%) Sass
6 1 (1.96%) LESS
6 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) FlexPod
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Neural Network
2 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Load Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 5 (9.80%) Operations Management
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps
6 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) C
7 1 (1.96%) Clojure
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Delphi
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) MCSE
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (15.69%) MCITP
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) NetApp
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) CommVault
6 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Zend
7 1 (1.96%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Three People
Salary: £60000 per annum + uncapped OTE + car + bens
Posted: 19 days ago