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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 171 216 200
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -16
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 68 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.76% 8.98% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 44
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
578 512 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.91% 7.78% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 487 439 308
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 46 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Cheshire +20 8 £52,500 - 4
Merseyside - 6 - - 2
Lancashire +14 5 £27,500 -38.88%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Java
3 26 (21.14%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (20.33%) MVC
5 24 (19.51%) XML
5 24 (19.51%) Git (software)
6 22 (17.89%) DevOps
7 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
8 20 (16.26%) Oracle
8 20 (16.26%) HTML
9 19 (15.45%) SQL
9 19 (15.45%) Scrum
9 19 (15.45%) Presales
10 18 (14.63%) Degree
10 18 (14.63%) Maven
10 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 18 (14.63%) Linux
10 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 17 (13.82%) CSS
11 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (13.82%) NoSQL
11 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.01%) Apache Camel
12 16 (13.01%) IaaS
12 16 (13.01%) PaaS
12 16 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (13.01%) Apache
12 16 (13.01%) Project Management
12 16 (13.01%) TDD
13 14 (11.38%) Marketing

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 (13.01%) Apache
2 12 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.94%) JBoss
4 10 (8.13%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
6 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.69%) IIS
8 4 (3.25%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (3.25%) CMS
8 4 (3.25%) Mule
9 3 (2.44%) nginx
9 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.63%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.63%) Liferay
10 2 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.44%) MS Office
4 2 (1.63%) MS Project
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.44%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.63%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.81%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (13.01%) IaaS
3 16 (13.01%) PaaS
4 14 (11.38%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.25%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) DHCP
1 9 (7.32%) DNS
1 9 (7.32%) VPN
2 7 (5.69%) SAN
3 4 (3.25%) Firewall
4 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.44%) VoIP
5 2 (1.63%) LAN
5 2 (1.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.63%) Wireless
6 1 (0.81%) BGP
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) OSPF
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) VLAN
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.82%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.32%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.44%) MySQL
8 2 (1.63%) DataStage
8 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.81%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.63%) Maven
3 13 (10.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.32%) Grunt
4 9 (7.32%) Vagrant
5 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.88%) Subversion
7 5 (4.07%) Mocha
7 5 (4.07%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (3.25%) Bower
9 3 (2.44%) Ant
9 3 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.44%) gulp
9 3 (2.44%) JIRA
10 2 (1.63%) MSTest
10 2 (1.63%) NUnit
11 1 (0.81%) git-flow
11 1 (0.81%) Gradle
11 1 (0.81%) Hudson
11 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 14 (11.38%) Marketing
2 10 (8.13%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Finance
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Developer
2 24 (19.51%) Architect
3 20 (16.26%) Consultant
4 16 (13.01%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.76%) AWS Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Implementation Consultant
8 9 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.32%) Integration Developer
8 9 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Manager
10 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.69%) IT Manager
10 7 (5.69%) Product Manager
10 7 (5.69%) Software Manager
10 7 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.51%) XML
2 20 (16.26%) HTML
3 17 (13.82%) CSS
4 16 (13.01%) Apache Camel
5 13 (10.57%) JSON
5 13 (10.57%) SOAP
5 13 (10.57%) Spring
6 12 (9.76%) .NET
6 12 (9.76%) jQuery
6 12 (9.76%) Node.js
6 12 (9.76%) REST
7 11 (8.94%) Spring MVC
8 10 (8.13%) Middleware
8 10 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (7.32%) ELK Stack
9 9 (7.32%) HTML5
9 9 (7.32%) Laravel
9 9 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (7.32%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) iPad
2 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.50%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.69%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.07%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) PMI
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) BYOD
9 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.81%) iSeries
9 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (9.76%) Windows
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.25%) CentOS
5 4 (3.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.25%) Unix
6 2 (1.63%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Debian
7 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.33%) MVC
3 22 (17.89%) DevOps
4 19 (15.45%) Presales
4 19 (15.45%) Scrum
5 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
6 16 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.01%) Project Management
6 16 (13.01%) TDD
7 14 (11.38%) ITIL
7 14 (11.38%) Open Source
7 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.57%) Product Management
9 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.94%) OO
10 11 (8.94%) Service Management
11 10 (8.13%) ERP
11 10 (8.13%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.32%) Analytics
12 9 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.46%) Java
2 19 (15.45%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.94%) PHP
5 10 (8.13%) C#
6 9 (7.32%) Clojure
6 9 (7.32%) Groovy
6 9 (7.32%) Ruby
6 9 (7.32%) Scala
7 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.07%) Python
9 4 (3.25%) C
10 3 (2.44%) ANSI C
10 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.44%) C++
10 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.81%) RPG
11 1 (0.81%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) CCNA
2 8 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.69%) EMC Certification
3 7 (5.69%) MCSE
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.63%) APMP
5 2 (1.63%) PMP
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) MBA
6 1 (0.81%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Docker
2 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Puppet
2 9 (7.32%) Grafana
2 9 (7.32%) Graphite
2 9 (7.32%) Packer
2 9 (7.32%) Terraform
2 9 (7.32%) Uchiwa
3 7 (5.69%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Oracle
2 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.57%) WSO2
4 12 (9.76%) VMware
5 11 (8.94%) Atlassian
5 11 (8.94%) Google
5 11 (8.94%) SAP
6 9 (7.32%) Cisco
6 9 (7.32%) IBM
6 9 (7.32%) MuleSoft
7 8 (6.50%) Citrix
8 7 (5.69%) EMC
8 7 (5.69%) Software AG
9 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.25%) EPiServer
10 4 (3.25%) webMethods
11 2 (1.63%) NGA Human Resources
11 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.63%) Zend
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