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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / North West
Rank 129 166 213
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +47
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 124 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 1.21% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.56% 14.13% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 111 58 29
Median salary £44,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,750 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
749 467 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.64% 8.58% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 629 405 339
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -13 61 £47,500 - 8
Cheshire +39 34 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Lancashire +1 17 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Merseyside -3 12 £20,000 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 60 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.72%) Microsoft
3 55 (27.23%) MVC
4 51 (25.25%) SQL Server
4 51 (25.25%) ITIL
5 48 (23.76%) .NET
6 47 (23.27%) JavaScript
7 45 (22.28%) C#
8 44 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (20.79%) HTML
10 38 (18.81%) SQL
10 38 (18.81%) CSS
10 38 (18.81%) jQuery
11 34 (16.83%) TDD
11 34 (16.83%) ASP.NET
11 34 (16.83%) Java
12 33 (16.34%) Finance
12 33 (16.34%) PaaS
13 32 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (15.35%) MS Excel
14 31 (15.35%) DevOps
14 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (14.36%) Windows
16 28 (13.86%) Linux
16 28 (13.86%) IaaS
17 27 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (13.37%) Degree
18 26 (12.87%) Telecoms
19 25 (12.38%) Banking
19 25 (12.38%) Oracle

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 21 (10.40%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.43%) Apache
3 14 (6.93%) JBoss
4 13 (6.44%) IIS
5 12 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.49%) CMS
9 3 (1.49%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.49%) Confluence
9 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.99%) nginx
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (15.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.34%) PaaS
3 32 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (13.86%) IaaS
5 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.50%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.50%) GitHub
6 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.93%) SAN
2 13 (6.44%) DHCP
2 13 (6.44%) DNS
2 13 (6.44%) VPN
3 8 (3.96%) LAN
4 7 (3.47%) WAN
5 6 (2.97%) Firewall
5 6 (2.97%) Internet
6 5 (2.48%) BGP
6 5 (2.48%) OSPF
7 4 (1.98%) MPLS
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.49%) HTTP
8 3 (1.49%) Wireless
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.50%) VLAN
9 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.89%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.95%) MySQL
7 8 (3.96%) Big Data
7 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.98%) Power BI
10 4 (1.98%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.99%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.99%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.93%) JIRA
4 12 (5.94%) JUnit
5 11 (5.45%) Bitbucket
6 10 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.95%) Grunt
7 8 (3.96%) gulp
7 8 (3.96%) NUnit
7 8 (3.96%) Subversion
8 7 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.47%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.97%) Maven
10 5 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.48%) NetBeans
10 5 (2.48%) Selenium
11 2 (0.99%) Bower
11 2 (0.99%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.99%) MSTest
11 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (16.34%) Finance
2 26 (12.87%) Telecoms
3 25 (12.38%) Banking
4 15 (7.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.47%) Multimedia
5 7 (3.47%) Retail
6 4 (1.98%) Automotive
6 4 (1.98%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (30.69%) Developer
2 35 (17.33%) C# Developer
3 32 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 31 (15.35%) Architect
4 31 (15.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (8.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (7.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.93%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (6.93%) Java Developer
10 13 (6.44%) .NET Web Developer
10 13 (6.44%) C# Web Developer
10 13 (6.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (6.44%) Web Developer
11 12 (5.94%) Service Manager
12 10 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (4.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.76%) .NET
2 42 (20.79%) HTML
3 38 (18.81%) CSS
3 38 (18.81%) jQuery
4 34 (16.83%) ASP.NET
5 27 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (9.90%) AngularJS
7 17 (8.42%) Spring
8 14 (6.93%) Node.js
8 14 (6.93%) Web Services
9 13 (6.44%) Middleware
9 13 (6.44%) REST
10 12 (5.94%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.45%) Hibernate
11 11 (5.45%) HTML5
12 10 (4.95%) Backbone.js
12 10 (4.95%) Entity Framework
12 10 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (4.95%) React
13 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.42%) iPad
4 15 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (6.44%) Public Cloud
6 12 (5.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (5.94%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (5.45%) Online Banking
8 10 (4.95%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (4.46%) Smart Meter
10 8 (3.96%) Driving Licence
11 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
11 7 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (3.47%) Statistics
12 5 (2.48%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.49%) Blockchain
13 3 (1.49%) Wiki
14 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.99%) User Experience
15 1 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.36%) Windows
2 28 (13.86%) Linux
3 14 (6.93%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.98%) Unix
6 2 (0.99%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.23%) MVC
3 51 (25.25%) ITIL
4 34 (16.83%) TDD
5 31 (15.35%) DevOps
6 25 (12.38%) ITIL V3
6 25 (12.38%) Web Development
7 24 (11.88%) Scrum
8 20 (9.90%) ERP
9 19 (9.41%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.42%) PRINCE2
10 17 (8.42%) Project Management
11 16 (7.92%) Analytics
11 16 (7.92%) Configuration Management
11 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.92%) TOGAF
12 15 (7.43%) Service Delivery
12 15 (7.43%) Service Management
12 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.27%) JavaScript
2 45 (22.28%) C#
3 38 (18.81%) SQL
4 34 (16.83%) Java
5 14 (6.93%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.46%) Ruby
7 8 (3.96%) Scala
7 8 (3.96%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.47%) Python
9 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.97%) Perl
9 6 (2.97%) PHP
10 5 (2.48%) Haskell
11 4 (1.98%) VBA
12 3 (1.49%) Go
13 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) C++
14 1 (0.50%) Clojure
14 1 (0.50%) Groovy
14 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (13.37%) Degree
2 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.93%) CCNA
5 13 (6.44%) MCSE
6 12 (5.94%) EMC Certification
7 10 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.96%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.47%) MCSA
10 6 (2.97%) CCNP
11 5 (2.48%) ISEB
11 5 (2.48%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) PCI DSS
2 15 (7.43%) SLA
3 9 (4.46%) QA
4 4 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.45%) Docker
4 5 (2.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) oVirt
6 1 (0.50%) vCloud
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) Puppet
2 12 (5.94%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.98%) Terraform
4 3 (1.49%) Ansible
4 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.50%) Grafana
6 1 (0.50%) Graphite
6 1 (0.50%) Packer
6 1 (0.50%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 56 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.38%) Oracle
3 23 (11.39%) VMware
4 18 (8.91%) Cisco
5 15 (7.43%) IBM
6 13 (6.44%) Citrix
7 12 (5.94%) EMC
7 12 (5.94%) Software AG
8 7 (3.47%) SAP
9 6 (2.97%) Google
10 5 (2.48%) HP
11 4 (1.98%) Tableau
12 3 (1.49%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.49%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.99%) Adobe
13 2 (0.99%) Juniper
13 2 (0.99%) NetApp
13 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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