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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 57 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.63% 0.52% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 83.33% 16.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 8
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
12 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.96% 3.14% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 12
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £44,500 £41,250
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
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 17 April 2015. 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 +5 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Tamworth - 2 £40,750 -
Stafford - 1 £31,000 -
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (36.00%) OO
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) OOP
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) VB
7 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) VB6
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
10 3 (12.00%) MCITP
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) MCSA
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.00%) C#

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (28.00%) OOP
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) System Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) VB
2 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (20.00%) VB6
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSA
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware