The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 75 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.28% 0.59% 1.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 40.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
SaaS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.82% 1.47% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 11
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram 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 1 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
Lichfield - 1 £47,500 -
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Talend
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (44.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior DBA
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Symfony
3 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Talend
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Zend