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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 177 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 69 53 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.58% 10.23% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 51
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
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
596 518 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.90% 7.75% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 510 455 350
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,800 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 33 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Cheshire +40 24 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Merseyside - 8 - - 3
Lancashire +7 3 £27,500 -38.88% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (29.69%) MVC
2 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.56%) Java
3 31 (24.22%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.66%) HTML
5 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.53%) CSS
6 24 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 23 (17.97%) DevOps
7 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
8 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (16.41%) Linux
9 21 (16.41%) Degree
10 20 (15.63%) XML
10 20 (15.63%) Oracle
10 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
10 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
11 19 (14.84%) IaaS
11 19 (14.84%) Jenkins
11 19 (14.84%) TDD
12 18 (14.06%) Scrum
12 18 (14.06%) Banking
12 18 (14.06%) SQL
12 18 (14.06%) PaaS
13 17 (13.28%) PRINCE2
13 17 (13.28%) Windows
13 17 (13.28%) Apache
13 17 (13.28%) Tomcat
14 16 (12.50%) JBoss

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 17 (13.28%) Apache
1 17 (13.28%) Tomcat
2 16 (12.50%) JBoss
3 11 (8.59%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (7.81%) IIS
5 9 (7.03%) OpenStack
6 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.91%) nginx
8 3 (2.34%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.34%) Mule
8 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.56%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.56%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.78%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (14.84%) IaaS
4 18 (14.06%) PaaS
5 14 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.78%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.78%) Office 365
7 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) DHCP
1 13 (10.16%) DNS
1 13 (10.16%) VPN
2 10 (7.81%) SAN
3 5 (3.91%) Firewall
4 3 (2.34%) LAN
4 3 (2.34%) WAN
4 3 (2.34%) Wireless
5 2 (1.56%) BGP
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.56%) NX-OS
5 2 (1.56%) OSPF
5 2 (1.56%) VLAN
5 2 (1.56%) WLAN
6 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (7.03%) Neo4j
4 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.34%) MySQL
6 2 (1.56%) DataStage
6 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.84%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.94%) Maven
4 12 (9.38%) Grunt
4 12 (9.38%) Subversion
5 9 (7.03%) Bitbucket
5 9 (7.03%) gulp
5 9 (7.03%) JIRA
5 9 (7.03%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.91%) Ant
6 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.91%) Mocha
6 5 (3.91%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.56%) Bower
8 1 (0.78%) Gradle
8 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.78%) MSTest
8 1 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 18 (14.06%) Banking
2 15 (11.72%) Finance
3 11 (8.59%) Marketing
4 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (34.38%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) Architect
3 19 (14.84%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Consultant
5 13 (10.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.38%) AWS Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (7.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Implementation Consultant
8 9 (7.03%) Integration Developer
8 9 (7.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.25%) Angular Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Product Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Software Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.66%) HTML
2 25 (19.53%) CSS
3 20 (15.63%) XML
4 15 (11.72%) .NET
4 15 (11.72%) jQuery
4 15 (11.72%) Spring
5 14 (10.94%) Apache Camel
5 14 (10.94%) Node.js
6 13 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (10.16%) Spring MVC
7 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.38%) HTML5
7 12 (9.38%) Middleware
7 12 (9.38%) SOAP
8 11 (8.59%) React
8 11 (8.59%) REST
9 10 (7.81%) Web Services
10 9 (7.03%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (7.03%) CSS3
10 9 (7.03%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.16%) iPad
3 12 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.59%) Public Cloud
5 10 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (7.81%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.47%) Driving Licence
8 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.13%) Online Banking
9 4 (3.13%) PMI
10 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.78%) BYOD
12 1 (0.78%) iSeries
12 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Linux
2 17 (13.28%) Windows
3 15 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.69%) Unix
6 3 (2.34%) CentOS
6 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.69%) MVC
2 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.97%) DevOps
4 19 (14.84%) TDD
5 18 (14.06%) Scrum
6 17 (13.28%) PRINCE2
7 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 16 (12.50%) Web Development
8 15 (11.72%) ITIL
8 15 (11.72%) Presales
9 14 (10.94%) Product Management
10 13 (10.16%) Open Source
10 13 (10.16%) Project Management
11 12 (9.38%) ERP
11 12 (9.38%) ITIL V3
11 12 (9.38%) TOGAF
12 11 (8.59%) Front End Development
12 11 (8.59%) Service Management
12 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) Java
2 29 (22.66%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.06%) SQL
4 14 (10.94%) C#
5 12 (9.38%) PHP
6 10 (7.81%) Ruby
7 9 (7.03%) Clojure
7 9 (7.03%) Groovy
7 9 (7.03%) Scala
7 9 (7.03%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.47%) Python
8 7 (5.47%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.34%) C
9 3 (2.34%) C++
10 2 (1.56%) ANSI C
10 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) RPG
11 1 (0.78%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Degree
2 12 (9.38%) CCNA
2 12 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.81%) EMC Certification
3 10 (7.81%) MCSE
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.56%) CCNP
5 2 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.78%) APMP
6 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CISSP
6 1 (0.78%) MBA
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.78%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) Docker
2 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Puppet
2 10 (7.81%) AirWatch
3 9 (7.03%) Grafana
3 9 (7.03%) Graphite
3 9 (7.03%) Packer
3 9 (7.03%) Terraform
3 9 (7.03%) Uchiwa
4 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.63%) Oracle
3 16 (12.50%) VMware
4 13 (10.16%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) Citrix
5 12 (9.38%) IBM
5 12 (9.38%) WSO2
6 10 (7.81%) Atlassian
6 10 (7.81%) EMC
6 10 (7.81%) Software AG
7 9 (7.03%) Google
7 9 (7.03%) MuleSoft
8 8 (6.25%) SAP
9 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.34%) HP
10 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.34%) webMethods
11 2 (1.56%) Adobe
11 2 (1.56%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.56%) NetApp
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