The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 70 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.69% 1.23% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 53.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 13
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
25 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.45% 2.30% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 13
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Staffordshire region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 £30,000 -33.33%
Stafford - 2 £24,500 -
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Talend
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Debian
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Talend