The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 158 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -43
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 62 25 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.56% 1.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.85% 20.33% 60.65%
Number of salaries quoted 55 19 87
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
260 123 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.07% 2.76% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 219 105 134
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
Coventry -4 18 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Birmingham -7 10 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Worcestershire - 10 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire +4 8 £31,000 -40.95% 3
Solihull -4 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Warwickshire -10 3 £40,000 +34.45%
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £32,750 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 45 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 44 (31.43%) .NET
4 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
5 39 (27.86%) Project Management
6 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 36 (25.71%) HTML
7 36 (25.71%) CSS
7 36 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (25.00%) jQuery
9 33 (23.57%) C#
10 32 (22.86%) Finance
11 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET
12 27 (19.29%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (17.14%) Visual Studio
13 24 (17.14%) OO
14 23 (16.43%) UNIX
15 22 (15.71%) Linux
15 22 (15.71%) Java
16 21 (15.00%) J2EE
16 21 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (14.29%) Ajax
18 19 (13.57%) Maven
18 19 (13.57%) GlassFish
18 19 (13.57%) Refactoring
18 19 (13.57%) Scrum
18 19 (13.57%) Shell Script
18 19 (13.57%) EJB
18 19 (13.57%) JUnit

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 19 (13.57%) Tomcat
1 19 (13.57%) GlassFish
2 7 (5.00%) Node.js
3 5 (3.57%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) LAN
1 6 (4.29%) HTTP
1 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.86%) WAN
3 2 (1.43%) VoIP
3 2 (1.43%) SAN
3 2 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (8.57%) MySQL
6 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.00%) SQLite
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.57%) Big Data
9 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.57%) Maven
2 19 (13.57%) JUnit
3 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.71%) MSI
5 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (3.57%) Legal
3 5 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (35.71%) Developer
2 27 (19.29%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 20 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (12.86%) C# Developer
4 18 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Consultant
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Architect
8 7 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 7 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Programmer
10 5 (3.57%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.43%) .NET
2 36 (25.71%) HTML
2 36 (25.71%) CSS
3 35 (25.00%) jQuery
4 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.00%) J2EE
6 20 (14.29%) Ajax
7 19 (13.57%) EJB
7 19 (13.57%) REST
8 17 (12.14%) JMS
9 16 (11.43%) XML
10 15 (10.71%) CSS3
11 14 (10.00%) Java EE
12 12 (8.57%) JSON
12 12 (8.57%) HTML5
13 11 (7.86%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.43%) WCF
14 9 (6.43%) WPF
15 8 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) iPad
5 3 (2.14%) iPhone
5 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) UNIX
2 22 (15.71%) Linux
3 17 (12.14%) Windows
4 10 (7.14%) Android
5 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 39 (27.86%) Project Management
3 36 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.14%) OO
5 21 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (13.57%) Refactoring
6 19 (13.57%) Scrum
7 18 (12.86%) MVC
8 17 (12.14%) Kanban
9 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 14 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (10.00%) OOP
12 11 (7.86%) People Management
13 10 (7.14%) Mobile Development
14 9 (6.43%) Web Development
14 9 (6.43%) Migration
14 9 (6.43%) TDD
15 7 (5.00%) Analytics
15 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.57%) C#
4 22 (15.71%) Java
5 19 (13.57%) VB.NET
5 19 (13.57%) Python
5 19 (13.57%) Shell Script
6 18 (12.86%) Ruby
6 18 (12.86%) Perl
7 15 (10.71%) PHP
8 12 (8.57%) VB
9 9 (6.43%) PHP5
10 8 (5.71%) VB6
11 6 (4.29%) VC++
11 6 (4.29%) C++
12 4 (2.86%) VBScript
13 3 (2.14%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.43%) OSCP
4 2 (1.43%) OSCE
4 2 (1.43%) MCSA
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.43%) CEH
4 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.43%) MCITP
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) Puppet
2 16 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.71%) Nagios
4 14 (10.00%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) VMware
3 6 (4.29%) Twitter
4 3 (2.14%) Intershop
4 3 (2.14%) Actinic
4 3 (2.14%) hybris
4 3 (2.14%) Venda
4 3 (2.14%) Demandware
4 3 (2.14%) IBM
4 3 (2.14%) BT
4 3 (2.14%) ATG
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) Mitel
5 2 (1.43%) EMC
5 2 (1.43%) Citrix
5 2 (1.43%) Avaya
6 1 (0.71%) CommVault
6 1 (0.71%) NetApp
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) HP
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Reftech Services Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Experience is important.
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent upon experience + Bonus
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