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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 174 154 179
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 71 76 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.42% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.03% 23.68% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 41
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
506 321 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.15% 5.99% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 376 243 168
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 28 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Solihull +23 12 £33,000 -34.00%
Staffordshire -9 11 £45,000 +41.73%
Warwickshire -4 6 £38,000 -33.33% 5
Coventry -19 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire -19 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Walsall - 2 £41,500 - 1
Shropshire -22 1 £33,000 +24.52%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 73 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.75%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.12%) HTML
4 39 (22.54%) Project Management
5 38 (21.97%) IaaS
6 35 (20.23%) CSS
7 34 (19.65%) Java
8 32 (18.50%) .NET
8 32 (18.50%) Software Engineering
9 30 (17.34%) SDLC
10 29 (16.76%) Degree
11 28 (16.18%) ASP.NET
12 27 (15.61%) SQL
13 26 (15.03%) PHP
13 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
13 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (14.45%) Computer Science
15 24 (13.87%) C#
15 24 (13.87%) CRM
16 23 (13.29%) Windows
16 23 (13.29%) Data Centre
17 21 (12.14%) Web Services
17 21 (12.14%) Project Planning
18 20 (11.56%) PaaS
18 20 (11.56%) Spring
18 20 (11.56%) Finance
19 19 (10.98%) MVC
19 19 (10.98%) Business Analysis
19 19 (10.98%) Web Development
19 19 (10.98%) Amazon AWS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.89%) Apache
1 5 (2.89%) Apache Solr
1 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.31%) CMS
2 4 (2.31%) Node.js
2 4 (2.31%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.73%) JBoss
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.97%) IaaS
2 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (11.56%) PaaS
4 19 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.89%) Office 365
7 3 (1.73%) Google Apps
8 2 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.51%) Firewall
3 9 (5.20%) VoIP
4 8 (4.62%) Unified Communications
4 8 (4.62%) VPN
5 7 (4.05%) Network Security
6 6 (3.47%) BGP
6 6 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (3.47%) DHCP
6 6 (3.47%) EIGRP
6 6 (3.47%) MPLS
6 6 (3.47%) SAN
7 4 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.31%) DNS
7 4 (2.31%) HTTP
8 3 (1.73%) Internet
9 2 (1.16%) ISDN
9 2 (1.16%) LAN
9 2 (1.16%) PSTN
9 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.78%) MySQL
2 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.31%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Maven
2 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.89%) Selenium
2 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.31%) JUnit
3 4 (2.31%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.73%) JIRA
5 2 (1.16%) gulp
5 2 (1.16%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.16%) webpack
6 1 (0.58%) Ant
6 1 (0.58%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Gradle
6 1 (0.58%) HttpUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.58%) XMLUnit
General
1 20 (11.56%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.89%) Legal
3 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.73%) Advertising
5 3 (1.73%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Automotive
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (27.75%) Developer
2 32 (18.50%) Project Manager
3 28 (16.18%) Software Project Manager
4 20 (11.56%) Consultant
4 20 (11.56%) Implementation Manager
4 20 (11.56%) Implementation Project Manager
4 20 (11.56%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.56%) Project Implementation Manager
4 20 (11.56%) Software Implementation Manager
4 20 (11.56%) Software Implementation Project Manager
5 18 (10.40%) Software Manager
6 17 (9.83%) Software Consultant
7 16 (9.25%) Development Manager
7 16 (9.25%) Implementation Consultant
7 16 (9.25%) IT Manager
7 16 (9.25%) Project Consultant
7 16 (9.25%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 15 (8.67%) IT Consultant
9 12 (6.94%) Analyst
9 12 (6.94%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.12%) HTML
2 35 (20.23%) CSS
3 32 (18.50%) .NET
4 28 (16.18%) ASP.NET
5 21 (12.14%) Web Services
6 20 (11.56%) Spring
7 17 (9.83%) HTML5
8 16 (9.25%) jQuery
9 12 (6.94%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.94%) RESTful
10 11 (6.36%) CSS3
11 10 (5.78%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.78%) Ember.js
11 10 (5.78%) Spring MVC
12 9 (5.20%) XML
13 8 (4.62%) JDBC
14 7 (4.05%) Ajax
14 7 (4.05%) JMS
15 6 (3.47%) Spring Boot
16 5 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.78%) User Experience
4 9 (5.20%) Linked Data
5 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.05%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.47%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.47%) Semantic Web
8 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.31%) NHS
9 3 (1.73%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.73%) RIA
10 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
3 5 (2.89%) Solaris
4 4 (2.31%) CentOS
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.73%) Unix
5 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.54%) Project Management
3 32 (18.50%) Software Engineering
4 30 (17.34%) SDLC
5 24 (13.87%) CRM
6 21 (12.14%) Project Planning
7 19 (10.98%) Business Analysis
7 19 (10.98%) MVC
7 19 (10.98%) Web Development
8 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.83%) OO
9 17 (9.83%) Presales
10 16 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.25%) Scrum
11 15 (8.67%) TDD
11 15 (8.67%) Time Management
12 14 (8.09%) SOA
12 14 (8.09%) Waterfall
13 13 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (6.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.75%) JavaScript
2 34 (19.65%) Java
3 27 (15.61%) SQL
4 26 (15.03%) PHP
5 24 (13.87%) C#
6 11 (6.36%) C
6 11 (6.36%) C++
6 11 (6.36%) Ruby
7 7 (4.05%) Python
8 6 (3.47%) Perl
9 5 (2.89%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.31%) Apex Code
10 4 (2.31%) Clojure
10 4 (2.31%) Groovy
10 4 (2.31%) Scala
10 4 (2.31%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.16%) ES6
12 2 (1.16%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (16.76%) Degree
2 12 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (2.89%) CCIE
4 5 (2.89%) CCSP
4 5 (2.89%) CEH
4 5 (2.89%) CISA
4 5 (2.89%) CISM
4 5 (2.89%) CISSP
4 5 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (2.89%) GIAC
4 5 (2.89%) ISACA
4 5 (2.89%) SANS
4 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (2.89%) SSCP
5 3 (1.73%) CCNP
5 3 (1.73%) ISEB
6 2 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 5 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.05%) vSphere
5 6 (3.47%) XenApp
5 6 (3.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) SCVMM
2 6 (3.47%) vRealize
3 4 (2.31%) Grafana
3 4 (2.31%) Graphite
3 4 (2.31%) Packer
3 4 (2.31%) Puppet
3 4 (2.31%) Terraform
3 4 (2.31%) Uchiwa
4 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.58%) Cacti
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) VMware
3 10 (5.78%) Cisco
3 10 (5.78%) Citrix
4 9 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.05%) Google
6 6 (3.47%) EMC
6 6 (3.47%) F5
7 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.31%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.31%) WSO2
8 2 (1.16%) Canon
8 2 (1.16%) HP
8 2 (1.16%) Juniper
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle
8 2 (1.16%) SAP
8 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.16%) Twitter
9 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
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