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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 133 165 153
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 85 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.02% 19.12% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 75 44 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
386 251 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.85% 4.68% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 306 211 147
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 21 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire +21 20 £30,000 -15.49%
Warwickshire +11 11 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Birmingham -10 8 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Worcestershire - 7 £30,000 -
Solihull +13 6 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Wolverhampton -11 6 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Shropshire - 3 £26,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (40.85%) HTML
2 64 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 59 (35.98%) SQL
4 55 (33.54%) Microsoft
5 51 (31.10%) SQL Server
6 50 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (28.66%) .NET
8 45 (27.44%) C#
8 45 (27.44%) CSS
8 45 (27.44%) Windows
9 44 (26.83%) Project Management
10 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET
11 32 (19.51%) Degree
12 31 (18.90%) jQuery
13 28 (17.07%) VMware
14 24 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (14.63%) Software Engineering
15 21 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (12.20%) XML
17 19 (11.59%) Web Services
17 19 (11.59%) Finance
17 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (11.59%) Hyper-V
17 19 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (10.98%) Infrastructure Management
18 18 (10.98%) Python
18 18 (10.98%) MS Excel
19 17 (10.37%) Computer Science
19 17 (10.37%) Mobile App
19 17 (10.37%) AngularJS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (5.49%) Node.js
2 8 (4.88%) IIS
2 8 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.66%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Project
3 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.05%) PaaS
3 5 (3.05%) IaaS
4 4 (2.44%) Office 365
5 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) Firewall
2 3 (1.83%) VPN
2 3 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (1.22%) DNS
3 2 (1.22%) SAN
3 2 (1.22%) DHCP
3 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.22%) NAS
4 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) VPLS
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.10%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.22%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.66%) JUnit
2 6 (3.66%) Maven
2 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (1.22%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Marketing
3 6 (3.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Legal
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Developer
2 26 (15.85%) Analyst
3 18 (10.98%) Consultant
3 18 (10.98%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.37%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Implementation Consultant
8 11 (6.71%) Web Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Administrator
10 8 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Implementation Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (40.85%) HTML
2 47 (28.66%) .NET
3 45 (27.44%) CSS
4 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET
5 31 (18.90%) jQuery
6 20 (12.20%) XML
7 19 (11.59%) Web Services
8 17 (10.37%) AngularJS
9 15 (9.15%) .NET Framework
10 13 (7.93%) Ajax
11 11 (6.71%) WPF
11 11 (6.71%) Entity Framework
12 9 (5.49%) HTML5
12 9 (5.49%) Backbone.js
12 9 (5.49%) JSON
13 7 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.27%) LINQ
14 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (3.66%) REST
14 6 (3.66%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.37%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.27%) Kindle
4 7 (4.27%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.66%) iPhone
5 6 (3.66%) iPad
5 6 (3.66%) User Experience
6 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.83%) EPoS
7 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.44%) Windows
2 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.10%) Android
4 9 (5.49%) Linux
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.66%) UNIX
7 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.83%) Project Management
3 24 (14.63%) Software Engineering
4 18 (10.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 15 (9.15%) MVC
6 12 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.10%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.10%) ERP
7 10 (6.10%) ITIL
7 10 (6.10%) OO
8 9 (5.49%) Scrum
8 9 (5.49%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
9 8 (4.88%) Mobile Development
9 8 (4.88%) TDD
9 8 (4.88%) Time Management
10 7 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 59 (35.98%) SQL
3 45 (27.44%) C#
4 18 (10.98%) Python
5 11 (6.71%) VB
6 10 (6.10%) Java
7 8 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.88%) VB6
8 7 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.27%) VBScript
9 6 (3.66%) Perl
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
9 6 (3.66%) C++
9 6 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.66%) Ruby
9 6 (3.66%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.83%) C
11 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.51%) Degree
2 16 (9.76%) MCSA
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.76%) MCITP
3 14 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.22%) XenApp
3 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) Nagios
1 7 (4.27%) Puppet
1 7 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.66%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 55 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.07%) VMware
3 4 (2.44%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.83%) BT
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle
4 3 (1.83%) IBM
5 2 (1.22%) Cisco
5 2 (1.22%) EMC
5 2 (1.22%) Citrix
5 2 (1.22%) CommVault
5 2 (1.22%) NetApp
5 2 (1.22%) ATG
5 2 (1.22%) Intershop
5 2 (1.22%) Actinic
5 2 (1.22%) hybris
5 2 (1.22%) Venda
5 2 (1.22%) Demandware
6 1 (0.61%) Birst
6 1 (0.61%) T-Plan
West Midlands
Kingfisher Recruitment Specialists Limited
Salary: Parking, Interesting Work, Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Parking, interesting work, flexi
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Oracle
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Newton Blue
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + benefits and car
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talis.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum We also have a full benefits packag
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago