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 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 62 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.32% 1.54% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 7
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (75.00%) CRM
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (62.50%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) DTS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Windows

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) DTS
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Products Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya