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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 203 194 225
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 47 55 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.77% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.98% 15.03% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 25
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
471 366 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.22% 5.12% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 402 274 180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
Manchester +7 23 £40,000 +1.26% 12
Cheshire -2 20 £52,500 -2.77% 3
Lancashire 0 4 £43,750 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.04%) MVC
3 36 (31.30%) .NET
4 35 (30.43%) C#
4 35 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 29 (25.22%) SOA
6 28 (24.35%) MS Excel
6 28 (24.35%) WCF
7 24 (20.87%) REST
8 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 22 (19.13%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (19.13%) Dependency Injection
9 22 (19.13%) NoSQL
10 20 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 17 (14.78%) SOAP
12 16 (13.91%) Java
12 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
13 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (13.04%) Project Management
14 14 (12.17%) Linux
14 14 (12.17%) PaaS
14 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (11.30%) jQuery
15 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
16 12 (10.43%) Finance
17 11 (9.57%) SQL
17 11 (9.57%) Web Services
17 11 (9.57%) Amazon S3
17 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
18 10 (8.70%) DevOps

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 9 (7.83%) Apache
1 9 (7.83%) nginx
2 5 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.61%) Jetty
4 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.87%) Lync
6 1 (0.87%) Node.js
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (24.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.61%) Tridion
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (12.17%) PaaS
2 11 (9.57%) Amazon S3
3 7 (6.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.48%) IaaS
5 3 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.61%) Route 53
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.87%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) Internet
2 6 (5.22%) WAN
2 6 (5.22%) Firewall
3 4 (3.48%) HTTP
3 4 (3.48%) VPN
4 3 (2.61%) DNS
4 3 (2.61%) DHCP
4 3 (2.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.87%) VPLS
5 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.87%) MPLS
5 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.48%) MySQL
5 3 (2.61%) Aerospike
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.61%) JasperReports
5 3 (2.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.22%) Subversion
3 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.61%) Ant
4 3 (2.61%) JUnit
4 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.61%) Maven
4 3 (2.61%) JIRA
4 3 (2.61%) Selenium
4 3 (2.61%) NUnit
4 3 (2.61%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.61%) MSTest
4 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.61%) Hudson
4 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.61%) Grunt
5 2 (1.74%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.74%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Law
2 3 (2.61%) Advertising
2 3 (2.61%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Developer
2 30 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Architect
4 15 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 13 (11.30%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.30%) Lead .NET Developer
6 12 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.09%) Sales Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Head of Infrastructure
9 6 (5.22%) Account Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.35%) Administrator
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Head of Technology
10 5 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) .NET
2 28 (24.35%) WCF
3 24 (20.87%) REST
4 20 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 17 (14.78%) SOAP
6 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.30%) jQuery
8 11 (9.57%) Web Services
9 8 (6.96%) J2EE
9 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.96%) HTML
10 7 (6.09%) HTML5
10 7 (6.09%) CSS
11 6 (5.22%) XML
11 6 (5.22%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.22%) Spring
12 4 (3.48%) JSON
13 3 (2.61%) XSLT
13 3 (2.61%) Middleware
13 3 (2.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
5 3 (2.61%) Replication
6 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) EPoS
7 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Linux
2 9 (7.83%) Windows
3 3 (2.61%) UNIX
3 3 (2.61%) CentOS
3 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.04%) MVC
3 29 (25.22%) SOA
4 22 (19.13%) Domain-Driven Design
4 22 (19.13%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (13.04%) Project Management
6 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.70%) DevOps
7 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.83%) Time Management
7 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.09%) ITIL
8 7 (6.09%) Business Development
8 7 (6.09%) Open Source
9 6 (5.22%) Product Management
9 6 (5.22%) Web Development
9 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.22%) OO
9 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) C#
2 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.91%) Java
4 11 (9.57%) SQL
5 6 (5.22%) Ruby
6 5 (4.35%) PHP
7 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.61%) XPath
8 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.87%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Puppet
2 6 (5.22%) Nagios
2 6 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.61%) Opsview
3 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.87%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.87%) logstash
4 1 (0.87%) Graylog
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 5 (4.35%) VMware
4 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.48%) IBM
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco
5 3 (2.61%) Adobe
5 3 (2.61%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.61%) RightScale
6 2 (1.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) EMC
7 1 (0.87%) CommVault
7 1 (0.87%) NetApp
7 1 (0.87%) F5
7 1 (0.87%) Rackspace
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