The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 212 198 219
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 45 58 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.77% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.56% 35.37% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 53 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
191 164 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.63% 2.18% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 157 151 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 24 £42,500 -34.61% 5
Merseyside -4 13 £46,000 -38.66%
Cheshire +5 8 £55,000 +69.23% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (34.62%) .NET
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 18 (23.08%) C#
3 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.79%) ERP
5 14 (17.95%) Retail
5 14 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.67%) Scrum
6 13 (16.67%) Java
6 13 (16.67%) CRM
7 11 (14.10%) Project Management
7 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.82%) Linux
8 10 (12.82%) Citrix
8 10 (12.82%) VMware
9 9 (11.54%) ServiceNow
9 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.26%) CSS
10 8 (10.26%) PHP
10 8 (10.26%) Windows
10 8 (10.26%) MCSE
10 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (10.26%) NetApp
10 8 (10.26%) DTS
10 8 (10.26%) ETL
10 8 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (10.26%) MCITP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (8.97%) Lync
1 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) WordPress
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.85%) IaaS
3 2 (2.56%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) VoIP
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) BGP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) DTS
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.69%) Big Data
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.95%) Retail
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Product Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Products Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 6 (7.69%) XML
4 6 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (6.41%) HTML5
5 5 (6.41%) Web Services
6 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.13%) WCF
7 3 (3.85%) LINQ
7 3 (3.85%) RESTful
7 3 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (2.56%) LAMP
8 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 2 (2.56%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Tandem
4 2 (2.56%) EPoS
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) ERP
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) Scrum
2 13 (16.67%) CRM
3 11 (14.10%) Project Management
4 8 (10.26%) ETL
5 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.69%) TDD
6 6 (7.69%) MVC
6 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.69%) Data Management
6 6 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) Time Management
7 5 (6.41%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.13%) Service Management
8 4 (5.13%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) SQL
2 18 (23.08%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) PHP
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) Ruby
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) MCSE
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.26%) MCITP
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.28%) VCAP
2 1 (1.28%) CCEE
2 1 (1.28%) CCIA
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.28%) CCA
2 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.28%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.85%) XenServer
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Citrix
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 8 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (10.26%) NetApp
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) WSO2
6 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.28%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.28%) DataCore
7 1 (1.28%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
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Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 27 days ago