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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 198 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 55 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.52% 18.71% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 18
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £37,200 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
314 155 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.28% 2.17% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 233 132 69
Average salary £44,500 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Manchester +16 33 £41,000 -13.68% 4
Cheshire -8 20 £55,000 +19.56%
Merseyside -1 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.05%) Internet
3 33 (34.02%) Project Management
4 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (28.87%) ERP
6 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
7 25 (25.77%) .NET
7 25 (25.77%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (24.74%) Product Management
9 22 (22.68%) SQL
10 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
11 19 (19.59%) Time Management
11 19 (19.59%) Competitive Intelligence
12 18 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
14 16 (16.49%) Marketing
15 15 (15.46%) Document Management
15 15 (15.46%) Firewall
15 15 (15.46%) MS Office
15 15 (15.46%) Windows
15 15 (15.46%) DNS
16 14 (14.43%) SMTP
16 14 (14.43%) NetApp
16 14 (14.43%) JMeter
16 14 (14.43%) VMware
16 14 (14.43%) Load Testing
16 14 (14.43%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (12.37%) Lync
17 12 (12.37%) SOA
18 11 (11.34%) CRM

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (12.37%) Lync
2 11 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) nginx
6 1 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (1.03%) FileNet
6 1 (1.03%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.46%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.43%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.22%) PaaS
3 7 (7.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) Internet
2 15 (15.46%) Firewall
2 15 (15.46%) DNS
3 14 (14.43%) SMTP
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) DTS
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.12%) Big Data
3 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) JMeter
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) RSpec
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 16 (16.49%) Marketing
2 7 (7.22%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Product Manager
2 17 (17.53%) Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) .NET Software Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Product Manager
6 8 (8.25%) Software Manager
6 8 (8.25%) Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Applications Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) .NET
2 10 (10.31%) Web Services
3 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.15%) WCF
4 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 3 (3.09%) SOAP
4 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.09%) jQuery
5 2 (2.06%) RESTful
5 2 (2.06%) Sass
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.06%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.03%) Symfony
6 1 (1.03%) XML
6 1 (1.03%) XSLT
6 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.25%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.06%) EPoS
4 2 (2.06%) Neural Network
4 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Project Management
2 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.87%) ERP
4 24 (24.74%) Product Management
5 19 (19.59%) Competitive Intelligence
5 19 (19.59%) Time Management
6 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.46%) Document Management
8 14 (14.43%) Load Testing
9 12 (12.37%) SOA
10 11 (11.34%) CRM
11 10 (10.31%) Problem Management
12 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
12 8 (8.25%) TOGAF
12 8 (8.25%) Supplier Management
12 8 (8.25%) Scrum
12 8 (8.25%) Change Management
12 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
13 7 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (6.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) C#
3 5 (5.15%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) Python
4 4 (4.12%) Ruby
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
5 2 (2.06%) C++
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) C
6 1 (1.03%) Clojure
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) Delphi
6 1 (1.03%) Groovy
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) MCSE
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (11.34%) MCITP
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) COBIT
3 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
1 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) NetApp
2 14 (14.43%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle
5 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.06%) CommVault
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) EMC
8 1 (1.03%) Zend
8 1 (1.03%) Twitter
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Adobe
8 1 (1.03%) Embarcadero
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