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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 184 181 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 51 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 1.06% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.81% 16.08% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 37
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,300 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
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
520 423 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.19% 6.61% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 413 342 198
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +9 37 £52,500 -4.54% 8
Merseyside +11 5 £48,250 +6.04% 3
Cheshire -2 5 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Lancashire -3 2 £26,250 -38.23%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 60 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.73%) Java
3 39 (30.71%) XML
4 38 (29.92%) Git (software)
5 34 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (25.20%) JSON
7 31 (24.41%) Maven
8 30 (23.62%) PaaS
9 29 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
9 29 (22.83%) Scrum
10 28 (22.05%) Docker
11 27 (21.26%) .NET
12 26 (20.47%) SOA
12 26 (20.47%) NoSQL
13 25 (19.69%) TDD
14 24 (18.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (18.11%) Microservices
15 23 (18.11%) Apache Camel
15 23 (18.11%) SOAP
16 22 (17.32%) QA
17 21 (16.54%) Web Development
17 21 (16.54%) Test Scripting
17 21 (16.54%) CSS
17 21 (16.54%) HTML
18 20 (15.75%) C#
18 20 (15.75%) Linux
18 20 (15.75%) Apache
18 20 (15.75%) DevOps
18 20 (15.75%) Presales
19 19 (14.96%) WSO2

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 20 (15.75%) Apache
2 17 (13.39%) WebSphere
3 15 (11.81%) CMS
3 15 (11.81%) Mule
4 10 (7.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (7.09%) Alfresco
5 9 (7.09%) Liferay
5 9 (7.09%) Umbraco
6 8 (6.30%) JBoss
6 8 (6.30%) WebLogic
7 6 (4.72%) Node.js
8 5 (3.94%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
9 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
9 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.57%) IIS
12 1 (0.79%) Flash Media Server
12 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.36%) MS Office
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (1.57%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.62%) PaaS
2 29 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.45%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (9.45%) Amazon S3
3 12 (9.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.87%) IaaS
5 9 (7.09%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (6.30%) GitHub
6 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (3.15%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.57%) Office 365
9 1 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) SPDY
2 7 (5.51%) WAN
3 6 (4.72%) LAN
4 3 (2.36%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.36%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.36%) VoIP
5 2 (1.57%) DNS
5 2 (1.57%) Firewall
5 2 (1.57%) SAN
5 2 (1.57%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) DEFINITY
6 1 (0.79%) DHCP
6 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.79%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.79%) VLAN
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) NoSQL
2 24 (18.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.45%) Couchbase
4 12 (9.45%) Hazelcast
5 8 (6.30%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.15%) Neo4j
7 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.36%) MySQL
8 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) Big Data
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.79%) Redis
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (29.92%) Git (software)
2 31 (24.41%) Maven
3 16 (12.60%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.45%) git-flow
4 12 (9.45%) Hudson
5 10 (7.87%) Selenium
6 8 (6.30%) Grunt
7 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.15%) Bower
8 4 (3.15%) MSTest
8 4 (3.15%) NUnit
8 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.57%) JIRA
9 2 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.57%) Subversion
10 1 (0.79%) Mocha
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.79%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (12.60%) Marketing
2 6 (4.72%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Billing
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Developer
2 26 (20.47%) Architect
3 23 (18.11%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.54%) Software Developer
5 16 (12.60%) Consultant
6 15 (11.81%) Java Engineer
7 14 (11.02%) Technical Architect
8 13 (10.24%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (10.24%) Senior Developer
8 13 (10.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (10.24%) Software Engineer
9 12 (9.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 12 (9.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (8.66%) SOA Developer
11 10 (7.87%) .NET Architect
11 10 (7.87%) .NET Technical Architect
11 10 (7.87%) C# Architect
11 10 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (7.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.71%) XML
2 32 (25.20%) JSON
3 27 (21.26%) .NET
4 23 (18.11%) Apache Camel
4 23 (18.11%) SOAP
5 21 (16.54%) CSS
5 21 (16.54%) HTML
6 18 (14.17%) Middleware
7 17 (13.39%) jQuery
8 16 (12.60%) HTML5
9 15 (11.81%) Apache Avro
9 15 (11.81%) Apache Thrift
9 15 (11.81%) EDI
9 15 (11.81%) JMS
9 15 (11.81%) Protocol Buffers
9 15 (11.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (11.81%) ZeroMQ
10 13 (10.24%) REST
11 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.30%) User Experience
4 7 (5.51%) iPad
5 4 (3.15%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Telematics
8 1 (0.79%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Linux
2 18 (14.17%) Windows
3 8 (6.30%) Unix
4 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.36%) CentOS
6 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (22.83%) Scrum
4 26 (20.47%) SOA
5 25 (19.69%) TDD
6 23 (18.11%) Microservices
7 21 (16.54%) Test Scripting
7 21 (16.54%) Web Development
8 20 (15.75%) DevOps
8 20 (15.75%) Presales
9 19 (14.96%) BDD
9 19 (14.96%) Open Source
9 19 (14.96%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.81%) Web Design
12 14 (11.02%) Workflow
13 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
14 12 (9.45%) Analytics
14 12 (9.45%) Data Transformation
14 12 (9.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.73%) Java
2 20 (15.75%) C#
3 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.81%) SQL
5 7 (5.51%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.94%) PHP
7 4 (3.15%) C
7 4 (3.15%) Clojure
7 4 (3.15%) Groovy
7 4 (3.15%) Ruby
7 4 (3.15%) Scala
8 3 (2.36%) ANSI C
8 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) APMP
2 1 (0.79%) CCNA
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.79%) EMC Certification
2 1 (0.79%) MCSE
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.32%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (22.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Grafana
1 4 (3.15%) Graphite
1 4 (3.15%) Packer
1 4 (3.15%) Puppet
1 4 (3.15%) Terraform
1 4 (3.15%) Uchiwa
2 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) WSO2
2 17 (13.39%) Google
3 16 (12.60%) Oracle
4 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.81%) webMethods
5 14 (11.02%) Atlassian
5 14 (11.02%) EPiServer
6 10 (7.87%) Sitecore
7 9 (7.09%) VMware
8 8 (6.30%) SAP
9 6 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.15%) MuleSoft
10 4 (3.15%) Twitter
11 3 (2.36%) Cisco
11 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.57%) Adobe
12 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.57%) Siebel
12 2 (1.57%) Zend
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