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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 186 198 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 67 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.36% 17.51% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
386 257 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.01% 3.65% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 328 198 180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,900 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +14 33 £55,000 +29.41% 13
Cheshire +16 28 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
Merseyside +9 1 £36,000 -22.16% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) .NET
3 43 (38.05%) MVC
4 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
5 41 (36.28%) C#
6 37 (32.74%) SOA
7 35 (30.97%) WCF
8 30 (26.55%) Dependency Injection
8 30 (26.55%) MS Excel
9 29 (25.66%) Domain-Driven Design
9 29 (25.66%) NoSQL
10 28 (24.78%) .NET Framework
11 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
11 23 (20.35%) Project Management
12 19 (16.81%) Finance
12 19 (16.81%) REST
12 19 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (15.04%) SOAP
14 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
15 15 (13.27%) jQuery
16 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
17 11 (9.73%) SQL
17 11 (9.73%) Linux
18 10 (8.85%) Oracle
18 10 (8.85%) Windows
19 9 (7.96%) HTML
19 9 (7.96%) QA
20 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
20 8 (7.08%) PaaS
20 8 (7.08%) Product Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (4.42%) nginx
2 4 (3.54%) Apache
3 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) Lync
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.77%) Tridion
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.08%) PaaS
2 6 (5.31%) IaaS
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.77%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) WAN
2 7 (6.19%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) LAN
5 2 (1.77%) HTTP
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.66%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.77%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Subversion
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Ant
3 2 (1.77%) JIRA
3 2 (1.77%) Maven
3 2 (1.77%) NUnit
3 2 (1.77%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.77%) Grunt
3 2 (1.77%) MSTest
3 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Law
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Developer
2 36 (31.86%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.70%) Architect
4 16 (14.16%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Lead Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Lead .NET Developer
7 13 (11.50%) Project Manager
8 11 (9.73%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.08%) Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.42%) Business Development Executive
11 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.54%) Administrator
12 4 (3.54%) Security Architect
13 3 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
13 3 (2.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.82%) .NET
2 35 (30.97%) WCF
3 28 (24.78%) .NET Framework
4 19 (16.81%) REST
5 17 (15.04%) SOAP
6 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.27%) jQuery
8 9 (7.96%) HTML
9 8 (7.08%) CSS
10 7 (6.19%) J2EE
10 7 (6.19%) Web Services
11 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.42%) XML
12 5 (4.42%) HTML5
12 5 (4.42%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.54%) XSLT
14 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (2.65%) Spring
14 3 (2.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.31%) EPoS
4 4 (3.54%) BYOD
5 3 (2.65%) CMDB
5 3 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.77%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
3 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.05%) MVC
3 37 (32.74%) SOA
4 30 (26.55%) Dependency Injection
5 29 (25.66%) Domain-Driven Design
6 23 (20.35%) Project Management
7 8 (7.08%) Product Management
8 7 (6.19%) B2B
8 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.19%) DevOps
9 6 (5.31%) Business Development
9 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.31%) ERP
9 6 (5.31%) Scrum
10 5 (4.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.42%) Time Management
10 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) C#
2 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.73%) SQL
4 7 (6.19%) Java
5 4 (3.54%) XPath
6 3 (2.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) XQuery
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CCA
3 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) MCSA
3 1 (0.88%) MCSD
3 1 (0.88%) VCP4
3 1 (0.88%) VCDX
3 1 (0.88%) VCAP
3 1 (0.88%) CCEE
3 1 (0.88%) CCAA
3 1 (0.88%) CCIA
3 1 (0.88%) VCP5
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Puppet
2 5 (4.42%) Nagios
2 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Opsview
4 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) Graylog
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) IBM
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco
5 2 (1.77%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Adobe
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) CommVault
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
6 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.88%) F5
6 1 (0.88%) Zend
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £160000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Houndskull Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago