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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 183 171 180
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 39 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.21% 32.67% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 16
Average salary £38,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.83% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £120,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.11%
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
203 101 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.53% 1.90% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 187 86 43
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £72,000
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 24 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 24 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 -8 14 £32,500 -40.90% 4
Staffordshire - 13 £38,000 - 2
Warwickshire +2 3 £52,500 +118.75%
Shropshire +2 2 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Coventry -18 2 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Solihull -6 1 £37,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 44 (46.81%) HTML
2 43 (45.74%) CSS
3 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 37 (39.36%) jQuery
5 30 (31.91%) SQL
6 27 (28.72%) PHP
7 25 (26.60%) .NET
8 22 (23.40%) Backbone.js
9 20 (21.28%) Web Development
10 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (20.21%) Subversion
11 18 (19.15%) Degree
11 18 (19.15%) OOP
12 17 (18.09%) MySQL
13 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
14 14 (14.89%) HTML5
14 14 (14.89%) Ubuntu
14 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
14 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.83%) C#
15 13 (13.83%) Windows
15 13 (13.83%) Symfony
15 13 (13.83%) Zend
15 13 (13.83%) Open Source
15 13 (13.83%) REST
16 12 (12.77%) CSS3
16 12 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (12.77%) Ember.js
16 12 (12.77%) Underscore.js
16 12 (12.77%) AngularJS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (12.77%) Apache
2 10 (10.64%) Node.js
3 7 (7.45%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.26%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.06%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) FileNet
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (1.06%) LAN
2 1 (1.06%) WLAN
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) MySQL
2 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Subversion
2 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) Maven
6 2 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
7 1 (1.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
1 6 (6.38%) Automotive
1 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.32%) Front Office
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Web Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Applications Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Web Applications Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Architect
5 8 (8.51%) Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) Graduate
7 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Graduate Web Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.81%) HTML
2 43 (45.74%) CSS
3 37 (39.36%) jQuery
4 25 (26.60%) .NET
5 22 (23.40%) Backbone.js
6 14 (14.89%) HTML5
6 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.83%) REST
7 13 (13.83%) Symfony
8 12 (12.77%) JSON
8 12 (12.77%) CSS3
8 12 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (12.77%) Ember.js
8 12 (12.77%) Underscore.js
8 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
9 10 (10.64%) LESS
10 7 (7.45%) Ajax
11 5 (5.32%) JSP
11 5 (5.32%) Web Services
12 3 (3.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Open Source
2 12 (12.77%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.32%) Social Media
4 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) SCORM
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Ubuntu
2 13 (13.83%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Debian
4 2 (2.13%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) Web Development
2 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.15%) OOP
4 12 (12.77%) OOD
5 11 (11.70%) Project Management
6 10 (10.64%) ERP
7 8 (8.51%) OO
7 8 (8.51%) People Management
8 7 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (7.45%) Analytics
8 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.38%) Business Development
9 6 (6.38%) Scrum
10 5 (5.32%) Refactoring
10 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.32%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (5.32%) Business Transformation
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.32%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 27 (28.72%) PHP
4 13 (13.83%) C#
5 12 (12.77%) VB.NET
6 11 (11.70%) Python
7 10 (10.64%) CoffeeScript
8 9 (9.57%) VB
9 4 (4.26%) VB6
9 4 (4.26%) PHP5
9 4 (4.26%) Java
10 2 (2.13%) Perl
10 2 (2.13%) Ruby
10 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.13%) VBScript
10 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.06%) Clojure
11 1 (1.06%) Groovy
11 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.06%) Nagios
2 1 (1.06%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Zend
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) Talend
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.06%) Twitter
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) Sage
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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West Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
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West Midlands
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Salary: £75k -£90k plus bonus plus bens
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Salary: Dependent upon experience
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Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
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