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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 166 178 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 48 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.75% 34.58% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 24
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £125,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
211 107 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.73% 2.02% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 199 85 58
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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
Staffordshire - 19 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham -13 11 £32,500 -40.90% 5
Warwickshire -1 4 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Coventry -14 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Shropshire - 3 £29,500 -
Solihull -8 1 £46,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £77,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (41.84%) HTML
1 41 (41.84%) JavaScript
2 40 (40.82%) CSS
3 36 (36.73%) jQuery
4 32 (32.65%) SQL
5 28 (28.57%) .NET
6 27 (27.55%) PHP
7 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 21 (21.43%) OOP
9 20 (20.41%) Backbone.js
10 19 (19.39%) MySQL
11 18 (18.37%) C#
11 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
11 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.37%) Web Development
12 17 (17.35%) Degree
12 17 (17.35%) VB.NET
13 16 (16.33%) Subversion
14 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (14.29%) REST
15 14 (14.29%) Project Management
15 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 13 (13.27%) OO
16 13 (13.27%) Open Source
16 13 (13.27%) Symfony
16 13 (13.27%) Zend
16 13 (13.27%) JSON
17 12 (12.24%) Ubuntu
17 12 (12.24%) HTML5

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (12.24%) Apache
2 8 (8.16%) Node.js
3 5 (5.10%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.02%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) SAN
3 1 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.39%) MySQL
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.10%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Subversion
2 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 2 (2.04%) JUnit
6 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.02%) Hudson
7 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) MSI
7 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.10%) Front Office
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Automotive
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (51.02%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Web Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Applications Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Web Applications Developer
5 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Architect
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Graduate
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Applications Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Graduate Web Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Digital Architect
9 5 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.84%) HTML
2 40 (40.82%) CSS
3 36 (36.73%) jQuery
4 28 (28.57%) .NET
5 20 (20.41%) Backbone.js
6 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
7 14 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (14.29%) REST
7 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 13 (13.27%) Symfony
8 13 (13.27%) JSON
9 12 (12.24%) HTML5
9 12 (12.24%) Ember.js
9 12 (12.24%) Underscore.js
10 11 (11.22%) Ajax
11 10 (10.20%) CSS3
12 8 (8.16%) LESS
13 5 (5.10%) XML
14 4 (4.08%) J2EE
15 3 (3.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Open Source
2 12 (12.24%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.10%) Social Media
7 3 (3.06%) Replication
8 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.02%) NHS
9 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.02%) SCORM
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.02%) Learning Management System
9 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
1 12 (12.24%) Ubuntu
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) OOP
2 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Web Development
3 14 (14.29%) Project Management
4 13 (13.27%) OO
5 12 (12.24%) OOD
6 10 (10.20%) People Management
7 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.18%) ERP
7 9 (9.18%) MVC
8 7 (7.14%) Scrum
8 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.14%) Analytics
8 7 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 6 (6.12%) Business Development
9 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.10%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.65%) SQL
3 27 (27.55%) PHP
4 18 (18.37%) C#
5 17 (17.35%) VB.NET
6 12 (12.24%) VB
7 10 (10.20%) Python
8 8 (8.16%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (6.12%) PHP5
9 6 (6.12%) VB6
10 5 (5.10%) Java
11 3 (3.06%) Perl
11 3 (3.06%) Ruby
11 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.06%) VBScript
12 2 (2.04%) C++
13 1 (1.02%) C
13 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.02%) VC++
13 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.02%) PMP
3 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) Nagios
2 2 (2.04%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Zend
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) SAP
3 2 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.02%) Mitel
4 1 (1.02%) IBM
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
4 1 (1.02%) Avaya
4 1 (1.02%) Sage
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.02%) Perforce
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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