The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / North West
Rank 124 154 210
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +56
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 127 78 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 1.38% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.33% 14.55% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 69 30
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,241 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
733 536 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.36% 9.50% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 614 454 341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SaaS Salary Trend in the North West

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SaaS Salary Histogram in the North West

SaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 68 £47,500 -2.56% 7
Cheshire +53 44 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Lancashire +2 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Merseyside -1 6 £27,500 -35.29%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 81 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 62 (26.84%) SQL Server
3 62 (26.84%) MVC
4 60 (25.97%) .NET
5 58 (25.11%) C#
5 58 (25.11%) ITIL
6 52 (22.51%) jQuery
7 51 (22.08%) ASP.NET
8 50 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
9 49 (21.21%) TDD
10 45 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 44 (19.05%) SQL
12 38 (16.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (14.29%) PaaS
15 32 (13.85%) HTML
15 32 (13.85%) DevOps
16 31 (13.42%) CSS
16 31 (13.42%) Windows
17 30 (12.99%) IaaS
17 30 (12.99%) Scrum
17 30 (12.99%) Java
18 29 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (12.12%) Oracle
19 28 (12.12%) Finance
20 26 (11.26%) Degree
21 25 (10.82%) AngularJS
21 25 (10.82%) Telecoms

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.93%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.19%) Apache
2 12 (5.19%) IIS
3 10 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.90%) JBoss
5 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.73%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.73%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.30%) CMS
7 3 (1.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 50 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (16.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (14.29%) PaaS
4 30 (12.99%) IaaS
5 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.73%) Office 365
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.63%) LAN
2 12 (5.19%) WAN
3 11 (4.76%) SAN
4 10 (4.33%) DNS
5 9 (3.90%) DHCP
5 9 (3.90%) Firewall
5 9 (3.90%) VPN
6 7 (3.03%) HTTP
7 6 (2.60%) BGP
7 6 (2.60%) Internet
8 5 (2.16%) MPLS
9 4 (1.73%) OSPF
9 4 (1.73%) Wireless
10 3 (1.30%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.87%) IPsec
11 2 (0.87%) VLAN
12 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.19%) MySQL
3 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.76%) Big Data
4 11 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (1.73%) Power BI
9 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.30%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.30%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.30%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.87%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.87%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 17 (7.36%) Jenkins
1 17 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (6.06%) JUnit
3 9 (3.90%) JIRA
4 8 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.46%) NUnit
4 8 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.60%) Maven
7 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.16%) Grunt
7 5 (2.16%) NetBeans
7 5 (2.16%) Selenium
8 3 (1.30%) gulp
8 3 (1.30%) Subversion
9 2 (0.87%) Bower
9 2 (0.87%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.87%) Gatling
9 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (12.12%) Finance
2 25 (10.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.36%) Banking
4 16 (6.93%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.19%) Retail
6 7 (3.03%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.16%) Automotive
8 4 (1.73%) Legal
9 3 (1.30%) Marketing
10 2 (0.87%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (29.44%) Developer
2 46 (19.91%) C# Developer
3 41 (17.75%) .NET Developer
4 40 (17.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 31 (13.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (13.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (12.99%) Architect
8 19 (8.23%) .NET Software Developer
8 19 (8.23%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (8.23%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.93%) Java Developer
10 15 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (5.19%) Environment Manager
11 12 (5.19%) Service Manager
12 10 (4.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.90%) .NET Web Developer
13 9 (3.90%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.97%) .NET
2 52 (22.51%) jQuery
3 51 (22.08%) ASP.NET
4 45 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (13.85%) HTML
6 31 (13.42%) CSS
7 25 (10.82%) AngularJS
8 17 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (7.36%) Node.js
8 17 (7.36%) REST
8 17 (7.36%) Web Services
9 16 (6.93%) Spring
10 15 (6.49%) WPF
11 13 (5.63%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (4.76%) Entity Framework
14 10 (4.33%) Hibernate
14 10 (4.33%) Middleware
15 7 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.09%) iPad
3 16 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.19%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (4.76%) Public Cloud
7 10 (4.33%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.90%) Smart Meter
8 9 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (3.46%) Driving Licence
10 7 (3.03%) Computer Science
10 7 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (3.03%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.30%) Clustering
11 3 (1.30%) User Experience
11 3 (1.30%) Wiki
12 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.87%) PMI
13 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.42%) Windows
2 25 (10.82%) Linux
3 13 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) AIX
5 2 (0.87%) Unix
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.84%) MVC
3 58 (25.11%) ITIL
4 49 (21.21%) TDD
5 32 (13.85%) DevOps
6 30 (12.99%) Scrum
7 29 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.39%) SOLID
9 22 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 22 (9.52%) ITIL V3
10 20 (8.66%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.79%) ERP
11 18 (7.79%) Service Delivery
11 18 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.36%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (7.36%) Project Management
12 17 (7.36%) Service Management
13 16 (6.93%) Analytics
13 16 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.11%) C#
2 44 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 44 (19.05%) SQL
3 30 (12.99%) Java
4 13 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.46%) Ruby
5 8 (3.46%) Scala
6 6 (2.60%) PHP
7 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.16%) Haskell
7 5 (2.16%) Perl
7 5 (2.16%) Python
8 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.73%) VBA
9 3 (1.30%) Go
9 3 (1.30%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.87%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (11.26%) Degree
2 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.19%) MCSE
5 11 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.33%) CCNA
7 9 (3.90%) EMC Certification
8 8 (3.46%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.03%) MCSA
10 5 (2.16%) CCNP
10 5 (2.16%) ISEB
10 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.87%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.49%) SLA
3 10 (4.33%) QA
4 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (6.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.60%) Docker
4 5 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) vCloud
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) oVirt
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.19%) Puppet
2 9 (3.90%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.73%) Terraform
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) SCCM
4 2 (0.87%) WSUS
5 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.43%) Grafana
5 1 (0.43%) Graphite
5 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) Packer
5 1 (0.43%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 63 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.12%) Oracle
3 22 (9.52%) VMware
4 16 (6.93%) Cisco
5 14 (6.06%) IBM
6 10 (4.33%) Citrix
7 9 (3.90%) EMC
7 9 (3.90%) Google
7 9 (3.90%) Software AG
8 8 (3.46%) HP
9 5 (2.16%) SAP
10 4 (1.73%) Tableau
11 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.30%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.87%) Adobe
12 2 (0.87%) Dell
12 2 (0.87%) Juniper
12 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
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