The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 166 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 31 83 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.66% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.96% 53.90% 72.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 75 56
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +1.12%
Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
135 154 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.73% 3.07% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 120 132 81
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
England

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SaaS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Birmingham -16 9 £45,750 -29.61% 6
Solihull 0 8 £45,000 +13.92%
Worcestershire +1 5 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Warwickshire -13 4 £22,000 -43.58% 1
Staffordshire -7 3 £42,500 +27.81%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) HTML
3 21 (32.81%) CSS
4 20 (31.25%) C#
5 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (21.88%) ERP
6 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
7 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
7 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.06%) SQL
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.06%) HTML5
8 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (12.50%) jQuery
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.94%) Finance
10 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
10 7 (10.94%) CSS3
11 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.38%) Security Architecture
11 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (9.38%) Marketing
11 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.38%) Subversion
11 6 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
11 6 (9.38%) CISSP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Moodle
3 2 (3.13%) Lync
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) FileNet
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (9.38%) Subversion
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) dotTrace
General
1 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.94%) Finance
4 6 (9.38%) Marketing
5 5 (7.81%) Retail
6 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.25%) Banking
6 4 (6.25%) Automotive
7 2 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) HTML
3 21 (32.81%) CSS
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.06%) HTML5
5 8 (12.50%) jQuery
6 7 (10.94%) CSS3
7 5 (7.81%) WinForms
7 5 (7.81%) JSP
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
8 3 (4.69%) Ajax
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.13%) XML
9 2 (3.13%) XHTML
9 2 (3.13%) Middleware
10 1 (1.56%) LAMP
10 1 (1.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Social Network
3 2 (3.13%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.13%) SCORM
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) CentOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ERP
2 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (10.94%) Project Management
4 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
4 6 (9.38%) Security Architecture
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Scrum
6 4 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
6 4 (6.25%) OO
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development
7 3 (4.69%) Budget Control
7 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) C#
2 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) C
6 4 (6.25%) VB
7 3 (4.69%) VBScript
8 2 (3.13%) PHP5
8 2 (3.13%) Java
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) CISSP
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CCA
2 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CCEA
2 1 (1.56%) MCSE
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.56%) MCITP
2 1 (1.56%) VCAP
2 1 (1.56%) CCEE
2 1 (1.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) BS25999
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
1 1 (1.56%) XenApp
1 1 (1.56%) XenServer
1 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
1 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) RightFax
2 2 (3.13%) Mitel
2 2 (3.13%) Polycom
2 2 (3.13%) CA
2 2 (3.13%) McAfee
2 2 (3.13%) Primavera
3 1 (1.56%) Kofax
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) NetApp
3 1 (1.56%) Juniper
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) Dell
3 1 (1.56%) EMC
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) PlateSpin
3 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.56%) Yahoo!
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Posted: 27 days ago