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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 201 222 214
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 53 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 17.27% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 26
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
318 139 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.34% 2.07% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 253 124 76
Average salary £41,000 £42,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,400 £56,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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 +6 27 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Cheshire +3 24 £52,500 +14.13% 5
Merseyside +8 1 £42,500 -1.73%
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.99%) Internet
3 42 (39.25%) Project Management
4 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
5 33 (30.84%) .NET
6 32 (29.91%) ERP
7 30 (28.04%) Product Management
8 29 (27.10%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
9 28 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (24.30%) SQL
11 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
11 24 (22.43%) Time Management
11 24 (22.43%) Competitive Intelligence
12 22 (20.56%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (19.63%) Windows
14 20 (18.69%) MS Office
14 20 (18.69%) Document Management
15 19 (17.76%) Firewall
16 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
16 18 (16.82%) Marketing
17 17 (15.89%) DNS
18 16 (14.95%) SMTP
18 16 (14.95%) Amazon EC2
19 14 (13.08%) JMeter
19 14 (13.08%) SOA
19 14 (13.08%) Load Testing
20 13 (12.15%) Web Services
21 12 (11.21%) C#
22 10 (9.35%) Risk Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (5.61%) Lync
2 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) FileNet
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.95%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (8.41%) PaaS
3 9 (8.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.99%) Internet
2 19 (17.76%) Firewall
3 17 (15.89%) DNS
4 16 (14.95%) SMTP
5 3 (2.80%) WAN
6 2 (1.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.74%) Big Data
4 3 (2.80%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.80%) BODI
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.80%) DTS
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) JMeter
2 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) RSpec
General
1 18 (16.82%) Marketing
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Product Manager
2 15 (14.02%) Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Architect
5 11 (10.28%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) .NET Software Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Senior Product Manager
7 9 (8.41%) Software Manager
7 9 (8.41%) Senior Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Applications Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Head of Technology
10 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.84%) .NET
2 13 (12.15%) Web Services
3 6 (5.61%) WCF
3 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.67%) HTML
5 4 (3.74%) SOAP
6 3 (2.80%) jQuery
6 3 (2.80%) HTML5
6 3 (2.80%) REST
6 3 (2.80%) CSS3
6 3 (2.80%) Sass
6 3 (2.80%) J2EE
6 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.80%) CSS
6 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.87%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.87%) CMDB
4 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Neural Network
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) UNIX
4 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.25%) Project Management
3 32 (29.91%) ERP
4 30 (28.04%) Product Management
5 24 (22.43%) Time Management
5 24 (22.43%) Competitive Intelligence
6 20 (18.69%) Document Management
7 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.08%) SOA
8 14 (13.08%) Load Testing
9 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.35%) Problem Management
10 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.41%) Scrum
10 9 (8.41%) CRM
11 8 (7.48%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.48%) TOGAF
12 7 (6.54%) Supplier Management
12 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (6.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) SQL
2 12 (11.21%) C#
3 9 (8.41%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.74%) Python
5 4 (3.74%) Ruby
6 3 (2.80%) C
6 3 (2.80%) VB
7 2 (1.87%) C++
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Clojure
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) MCITP
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.67%) MCSE
2 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CCNP
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 9 (8.41%) QA
3 6 (5.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Puppet
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Cacti
4 1 (0.93%) nmon
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) VMware
3 8 (7.48%) NetApp
4 6 (5.61%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) Citrix
5 3 (2.80%) Netezza
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco
5 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.87%) IBM
6 2 (1.87%) CommVault
6 2 (1.87%) EMC
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.93%) Avaya
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car,Mobile, Laptop and pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago