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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 207 228 221
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 55 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.46% 14.71% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 17 25
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £34,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
315 136 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.26% 1.99% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 248 122 78
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,400 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +16 29 £45,000 +21.62% 8
Cheshire 0 24 £52,500 +14.13% 8
Merseyside +6 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) Internet
3 40 (38.83%) Project Management
4 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
5 32 (31.07%) .NET
6 30 (29.13%) ERP
7 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
7 27 (26.21%) Product Management
7 27 (26.21%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (25.24%) SQL
8 26 (25.24%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (22.33%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (20.39%) Competitive Intelligence
10 21 (20.39%) Time Management
11 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
11 18 (17.48%) Firewall
12 17 (16.50%) MS Office
12 17 (16.50%) Windows
12 17 (16.50%) Document Management
13 16 (15.53%) DNS
14 15 (14.56%) SMTP
14 15 (14.56%) Marketing
14 15 (14.56%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (13.59%) Load Testing
15 14 (13.59%) SOA
15 14 (13.59%) JMeter
16 13 (12.62%) Web Services
17 12 (11.65%) C#
17 12 (11.65%) SLA

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (7.77%) Lync
2 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
4 2 (1.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) FileNet
Applications
1 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.56%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.77%) IaaS
3 8 (7.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.78%) Internet
2 18 (17.48%) Firewall
3 16 (15.53%) DNS
4 15 (14.56%) SMTP
5 2 (1.94%) LAN
5 2 (1.94%) WAN
6 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.88%) DTS
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.91%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.91%) BODI
4 3 (2.91%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) JMeter
2 3 (2.91%) Subversion
3 2 (1.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) RSpec
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (14.56%) Marketing
2 8 (7.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Billing
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Product Manager
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
2 14 (13.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Architect
5 10 (9.71%) .NET Software Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Product Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Software Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Applications Architect
7 7 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Head of Technology
9 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.07%) .NET
2 13 (12.62%) Web Services
3 6 (5.83%) WCF
4 5 (4.85%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.88%) HTML
5 4 (3.88%) SOAP
6 3 (2.91%) Sass
6 3 (2.91%) REST
6 3 (2.91%) jQuery
6 3 (2.91%) J2EE
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.94%) CSS
7 2 (1.94%) RESTful
7 2 (1.94%) HTML5
7 2 (1.94%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.94%) CSS3
7 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (25.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Neural Network
5 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.94%) CMDB
5 2 (1.94%) Open Source
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) EPoS
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Linux
3 3 (2.91%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.83%) Project Management
3 30 (29.13%) ERP
4 27 (26.21%) Product Management
5 21 (20.39%) Competitive Intelligence
5 21 (20.39%) Time Management
6 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
7 17 (16.50%) Document Management
8 14 (13.59%) Load Testing
8 14 (13.59%) SOA
9 12 (11.65%) Problem Management
10 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.71%) CRM
10 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) Scrum
12 8 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
13 7 (6.80%) Supplier Management
13 7 (6.80%) Incident Management
13 7 (6.80%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 12 (11.65%) C#
3 9 (8.74%) Java
4 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.88%) Python
5 4 (3.88%) Ruby
6 3 (2.91%) C
6 3 (2.91%) VB
7 2 (1.94%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
7 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) Clojure
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) MCITP
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (6.80%) MCSE
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) SLA
2 9 (8.74%) QA
3 6 (5.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) VMware
3 10 (9.71%) NetApp
4 8 (7.77%) Citrix
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle
6 4 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.91%) Netezza
7 3 (2.91%) Cisco
8 2 (1.94%) EMC
8 2 (1.94%) CommVault
9 1 (0.97%) Twitter
9 1 (0.97%) Zend
9 1 (0.97%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.97%) Avaya
9 1 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe
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