The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 58 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.94% 1.46% 1.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.16% 24.14% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £42,500 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
38 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.12% 6.05% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 16
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Merseyside region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Liverpool -5 4 £42,500 +97.67%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Life Science
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Qualys
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) AlgoSec
4 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (30.00%) QRadar
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Grunt
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Force.com
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Grunt
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Architect
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (30.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (30.00%) AlgoSec
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Qualys
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) VMware