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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 165 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 62 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.09% 10.30% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 42
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,700 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £59,500
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
559 466 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 7.25% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 465 387 285
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 £28,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 45 £46,250 -11.90% 8
Merseyside - 6 - - 2
Lancashire +13 4 £27,500 -9.83%
Cheshire +15 3 £40,000 -11.11% 9
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Java
3 31 (24.03%) XML
4 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (22.48%) Git (software)
5 26 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (19.38%) Presales
7 24 (18.60%) PaaS
7 24 (18.60%) Linux
8 23 (17.83%) Maven
8 23 (17.83%) NoSQL
9 22 (17.05%) DevOps
9 22 (17.05%) TDD
9 22 (17.05%) SQL
10 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 21 (16.28%) MVC
10 21 (16.28%) Scrum
10 21 (16.28%) JSON
11 20 (15.50%) Degree
11 20 (15.50%) Oracle
11 20 (15.50%) .NET
11 20 (15.50%) HTML
11 20 (15.50%) CSS
12 19 (14.73%) Marketing
12 19 (14.73%) Apache Camel
13 18 (13.95%) C#
13 18 (13.95%) Apache
14 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
14 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.18%) Mentoring

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 18 (13.95%) Apache
2 13 (10.08%) CMS
3 12 (9.30%) JBoss
3 12 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.75%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (6.20%) Alfresco
6 8 (6.20%) Liferay
6 8 (6.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (6.20%) Umbraco
7 7 (5.43%) Mule
7 7 (5.43%) OpenStack
8 6 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (4.65%) IIS
8 6 (4.65%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.33%) MS Office
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.55%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (18.60%) PaaS
3 16 (12.40%) IaaS
4 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.10%) GitHub
6 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.10%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) DHCP
1 7 (5.43%) DNS
1 7 (5.43%) VPN
2 6 (4.65%) SAN
3 5 (3.88%) LAN
3 5 (3.88%) WAN
4 4 (3.10%) SPDY
5 3 (2.33%) Firewall
5 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.83%) NoSQL
2 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.43%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.10%) Couchbase
7 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.10%) Hazelcast
7 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.33%) MySQL
9 2 (1.55%) DataStage
10 1 (0.78%) Big Data
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.83%) Maven
3 11 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.98%) Grunt
5 8 (6.20%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.43%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.88%) Bower
7 5 (3.88%) Selenium
8 4 (3.10%) git-flow
8 4 (3.10%) Hudson
8 4 (3.10%) Mocha
8 4 (3.10%) MSTest
8 4 (3.10%) NUnit
8 4 (3.10%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (2.33%) JIRA
10 2 (1.55%) Subversion
11 1 (0.78%) Ant
11 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (14.73%) Marketing
2 9 (6.98%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Billing
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) Architect
3 21 (16.28%) Consultant
4 18 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.85%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (10.08%) Technical Architect
7 11 (8.53%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (6.20%) .NET Architect
10 8 (6.20%) .NET Technical Architect
10 8 (6.20%) C# Architect
10 8 (6.20%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (6.20%) Digital Architect
10 8 (6.20%) Digital Technical Architect
10 8 (6.20%) Implementation Consultant
10 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
10 8 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.43%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) XML
2 21 (16.28%) JSON
3 20 (15.50%) .NET
3 20 (15.50%) CSS
3 20 (15.50%) HTML
4 19 (14.73%) Apache Camel
5 16 (12.40%) jQuery
5 16 (12.40%) SOAP
6 15 (11.63%) Middleware
6 15 (11.63%) REST
7 14 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (9.30%) HTML5
9 10 (7.75%) Spring
10 9 (6.98%) Node.js
11 8 (6.20%) JMS
11 8 (6.20%) Laravel
11 8 (6.20%) Spring MVC
12 7 (5.43%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (5.43%) EDI
12 7 (5.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.30%) iPad
3 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.43%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.10%) User Experience
8 3 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.33%) PMI
9 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.55%) Telematics
10 1 (0.78%) BYOD
10 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.78%) iSeries
10 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.60%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) Windows
3 12 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.65%) Unix
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.10%) CentOS
5 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (19.38%) Presales
4 22 (17.05%) DevOps
4 22 (17.05%) TDD
5 21 (16.28%) MVC
5 21 (16.28%) Scrum
6 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
7 16 (12.40%) BDD
7 16 (12.40%) Open Source
8 14 (10.85%) Project Management
9 13 (10.08%) SOA
9 13 (10.08%) Test Scripting
10 12 (9.30%) ITIL
10 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
10 12 (9.30%) Product Management
10 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.53%) Front End Development
11 11 (8.53%) Microservices
11 11 (8.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) Java
2 22 (17.05%) SQL
3 18 (13.95%) C#
4 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) PHP
6 9 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.43%) Clojure
7 7 (5.43%) Groovy
7 7 (5.43%) Ruby
7 7 (5.43%) Scala
8 4 (3.10%) C
9 3 (2.33%) ANSI C
9 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.33%) C++
9 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.55%) Python
11 1 (0.78%) RPG
11 1 (0.78%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) CCNA
2 6 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.65%) EMC Certification
2 6 (4.65%) MCSE
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.55%) APMP
4 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) MBA
5 1 (0.78%) PMP
5 1 (0.78%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (12.40%) Docker
2 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) Puppet
2 7 (5.43%) Grafana
2 7 (5.43%) Graphite
2 7 (5.43%) Packer
2 7 (5.43%) Terraform
2 7 (5.43%) Uchiwa
3 6 (4.65%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (15.50%) Oracle
2 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.63%) VMware
4 14 (10.85%) Atlassian
4 14 (10.85%) WSO2
5 12 (9.30%) EPiServer
5 12 (9.30%) Google
6 8 (6.20%) IBM
6 8 (6.20%) SAP
6 8 (6.20%) Sitecore
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco
7 7 (5.43%) MuleSoft
7 7 (5.43%) webMethods
8 6 (4.65%) Citrix
8 6 (4.65%) EMC
8 6 (4.65%) Software AG
9 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.33%) Twitter
11 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
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