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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 52 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.36% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.09% 11.11% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £30,500 £67,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.81% +213.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
22 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.00% 1.50% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 1
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +109.30%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +8 6 £30,000 -55.55%
Lichfield - 1 £47,500 -
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (52.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (44.00%) OOP
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) VB
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) VB6
6 6 (24.00%) Ajax
6 6 (24.00%) MySQL
6 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (24.00%) PHP
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) PHP5
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) People Management
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Finance

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WLAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
1 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) Ajax
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Symfony
5 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.00%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) OOP
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) People Management
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) VB
2 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (24.00%) VB6
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) PHP5
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Zend