The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 8 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 45 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.47% - 2.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 88.24% - 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £57,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
SaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.00% 0.53% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SaaS Salary Trend in the Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 43 (95.56%) Project Management
2 41 (91.11%) SAP Certification
2 41 (91.11%) Salesforce.com
2 41 (91.11%) SAP
2 41 (91.11%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (91.11%) Change Management
2 41 (91.11%) Games
2 41 (91.11%) Manufacturing
2 41 (91.11%) Retail
3 36 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (80.00%) MS Excel
4 22 (48.89%) CRM
5 15 (33.33%) ERP
6 14 (31.11%) ABAP
7 12 (26.67%) Billing
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) Service Management
9 8 (17.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (17.78%) SAP ERP
9 8 (17.78%) SAP HANA
10 7 (15.56%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (15.56%) Workflow
10 7 (15.56%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (15.56%) Time Management
10 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
10 7 (15.56%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (15.56%) Data Validation
10 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Logistics

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 36 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) SAP ERP
2 7 (15.56%) SAP SD
2 7 (15.56%) SAP FI
2 7 (15.56%) SAP CRM
2 7 (15.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (15.56%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SAP HANA
2 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (15.56%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) LSMW
General
1 41 (91.11%) Manufacturing
1 41 (91.11%) Games
1 41 (91.11%) Retail
2 12 (26.67%) Billing
3 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
4 7 (15.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Consultant
1 21 (46.67%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) CRM Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Data Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) SAP Architect
2 7 (15.56%) SAP Data Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Data Migration Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Sales Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Migration Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Applications Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 36 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Project Management
2 41 (91.11%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (91.11%) Change Management
3 22 (48.89%) CRM
4 15 (33.33%) ERP
5 8 (17.78%) Service Management
6 7 (15.56%) Logistics
6 7 (15.56%) Workflow
6 7 (15.56%) Validation
6 7 (15.56%) Migration
6 7 (15.56%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (15.56%) Time Management
6 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
6 7 (15.56%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (15.56%) Data Validation
7 5 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) RAD
8 1 (2.22%) Multidimensional Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (91.11%) SAP Certification
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) SAP
1 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
1 41 (91.11%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (15.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle