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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 188 167 172
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 38 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.63% 35.92% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 19
Average salary £37,750 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.52% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £106,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
204 103 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.56% 1.97% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 187 89 46
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,900 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,500 £72,500
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 21 October 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 October 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
Birmingham -5 17 £35,000 -42.85% 4
Staffordshire - 10 £39,250 - 2
Warwickshire -5 4 £52,500 +94.44%
Shropshire +1 2 £29,500 -1.66%
Solihull -6 1 £37,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (48.39%) HTML
2 44 (47.31%) CSS
3 41 (44.09%) JavaScript
4 37 (39.78%) jQuery
5 27 (29.03%) SQL
5 27 (29.03%) .NET
6 26 (27.96%) PHP
7 22 (23.66%) Backbone.js
8 19 (20.43%) Web Development
8 19 (20.43%) Subversion
9 18 (19.35%) Degree
10 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.20%) MySQL
10 16 (17.20%) OOP
11 14 (15.05%) C#
11 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
11 14 (15.05%) Ubuntu
11 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
12 13 (13.98%) Open Source
12 13 (13.98%) HTML5
12 13 (13.98%) Symfony
12 13 (13.98%) Zend
13 12 (12.90%) JSON
13 12 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (12.90%) REST
13 12 (12.90%) Ember.js
13 12 (12.90%) Underscore.js
13 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
13 12 (12.90%) Algorithms

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (12.90%) Apache
2 10 (10.75%) Node.js
3 7 (7.53%) IIS
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) FileNet
6 1 (1.08%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) VLAN
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) SAN
2 1 (1.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) WLAN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) MySQL
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) Big Data
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Subversion
2 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) Maven
7 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
1 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Automotive
3 5 (5.38%) Front Office
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (52.69%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) Web Developer
3 19 (20.43%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Applications Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Web Applications Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Graduate Web Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Graduate
7 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) HTML
2 44 (47.31%) CSS
3 37 (39.78%) jQuery
4 27 (29.03%) .NET
5 22 (23.66%) Backbone.js
6 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.98%) HTML5
7 13 (13.98%) Symfony
8 12 (12.90%) JSON
8 12 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (12.90%) REST
8 12 (12.90%) Ember.js
8 12 (12.90%) Underscore.js
8 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
9 11 (11.83%) CSS3
10 10 (10.75%) LESS
11 6 (6.45%) Ajax
12 5 (5.38%) Web Services
12 5 (5.38%) JSP
13 3 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Open Source
2 12 (12.90%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) Social Media
4 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) SCORM
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Ubuntu
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Debian
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Web Development
2 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.20%) OOP
3 12 (12.90%) ERP
3 12 (12.90%) OOD
3 12 (12.90%) Project Management
4 7 (7.53%) Analytics
4 7 (7.53%) People Management
4 7 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (6.45%) Business Development
5 6 (6.45%) OO
6 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.38%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (5.38%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.38%) Business Transformation
7 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.03%) SQL
3 26 (27.96%) PHP
4 14 (15.05%) C#
5 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
6 10 (10.75%) CoffeeScript
6 10 (10.75%) Python
7 8 (8.60%) VB
8 3 (3.23%) VB6
8 3 (3.23%) PHP5
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) VBScript
9 2 (2.15%) Java
10 1 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) Groovy
10 1 (1.08%) Scala
10 1 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.08%) PMP
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Zend
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Talend
3 2 (2.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Sage
4 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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