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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 204 205 216
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 56 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.72% 12.19% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 21
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
478 443 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.13% 5.94% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 420 317 163
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +9 31 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Cheshire -1 18 £53,750 -2.27% 2
Lancashire +9 5 £45,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) MVC
2 32 (27.59%) .NET
3 31 (26.72%) C#
3 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
4 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
5 24 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.69%) REST
6 19 (16.38%) WCF
6 19 (16.38%) jQuery
6 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
6 19 (16.38%) SOA
7 18 (15.52%) Java
7 18 (15.52%) Domain-Driven Design
7 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
7 18 (15.52%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (14.66%) Linux
8 17 (14.66%) OO
9 16 (13.79%) Windows
9 16 (13.79%) SOAP
9 16 (13.79%) HTML
10 15 (12.93%) Finance
11 14 (12.07%) Project Management
12 13 (11.21%) CSS
12 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
12 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
13 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
13 12 (10.34%) PaaS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (7.76%) Apache
2 8 (6.90%) CMS
3 6 (5.17%) nginx
3 6 (5.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (4.31%) WordPress
5 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.59%) Jetty
6 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.72%) JBoss
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) IIS
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.86%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.59%) Tridion
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.34%) PaaS
3 9 (7.76%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.45%) Route 53
6 4 (3.45%) IaaS
7 3 (2.59%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) VPN
3 6 (5.17%) WAN
3 6 (5.17%) Internet
4 4 (3.45%) DNS
4 4 (3.45%) HTTP
5 3 (2.59%) SSL
5 3 (2.59%) DHCP
5 3 (2.59%) Network Security
6 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.86%) SMTP
7 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.86%) MPLS
7 1 (0.86%) Wireless
7 1 (0.86%) VLAN
7 1 (0.86%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.76%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.59%) JasperReports
5 3 (2.59%) Big Data
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) Subversion
3 8 (6.90%) Grunt
4 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.31%) NUnit
5 5 (4.31%) MSTest
6 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) Hudson
6 3 (2.59%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.59%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.59%) Ant
6 3 (2.59%) JUnit
6 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.59%) Maven
6 3 (2.59%) JIRA
6 3 (2.59%) Selenium
6 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Law
2 3 (2.59%) Legal
2 3 (2.59%) Advertising
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.86%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (37.93%) Developer
2 27 (23.28%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.48%) Lead Developer
5 10 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Lead .NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Sales Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Account Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Head of Infrastructure
9 5 (4.31%) Head of Technology
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.31%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.59%) .NET
2 24 (20.69%) REST
3 19 (16.38%) WCF
3 19 (16.38%) jQuery
4 16 (13.79%) SOAP
4 16 (13.79%) HTML
5 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
5 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.21%) CSS
6 12 (10.34%) Web Services
6 12 (10.34%) XML
6 12 (10.34%) HTML5
7 10 (8.62%) J2EE
7 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.90%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.90%) Spring
9 7 (6.03%) CSS3
10 5 (4.31%) Sass
11 4 (3.45%) JSON
11 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) EPoS
6 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Linux
2 16 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (6.90%) UNIX
4 3 (2.59%) Android
4 3 (2.59%) CentOS
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) MVC
3 19 (16.38%) SOA
4 18 (15.52%) Domain-Driven Design
4 18 (15.52%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (14.66%) OO
6 14 (12.07%) Project Management
7 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.76%) Time Management
9 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.03%) Open Source
9 7 (6.03%) Business Development
10 6 (5.17%) WFM
10 6 (5.17%) Web Development
10 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.17%) ITIL
10 6 (5.17%) Product Management
11 5 (4.31%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) C#
2 24 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.52%) Java
4 12 (10.34%) SQL
5 10 (8.62%) PHP
6 6 (5.17%) Ruby
7 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.59%) XPath
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) MCSE
3 1 (0.86%) CISSP
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.86%) MOS
3 1 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Puppet
2 3 (2.59%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.59%) Nagios
2 3 (2.59%) Opsview
3 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.86%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.86%) logstash
3 1 (0.86%) Graylog
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Google
4 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.45%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.59%) RightScale
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.86%) EMC
7 1 (0.86%) CommVault
7 1 (0.86%) NetApp
7 1 (0.86%) Apple
7 1 (0.86%) F5
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
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