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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 147 143 166
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 92 84 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.43% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.20% 20.84% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 75 51
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,920 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
535 403 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.86% 6.84% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 410 308 224
Median salary £42,765 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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 July 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 July 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 +26 48 £60,000 +23.07% 6
Coventry -12 16 £49,250 +40.71% 3
Warwickshire +14 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Staffordshire -17 7 £45,750 +39.16% 1
Solihull +16 6 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Walsall - 2 £41,500 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 63 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 62 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (28.74%) Software Engineering
3 48 (28.74%) IaaS
4 45 (26.95%) HTML
4 45 (26.95%) .NET
5 42 (25.15%) SDLC
6 38 (22.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 38 (22.75%) ASP.NET
7 37 (22.16%) CSS
7 37 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (22.16%) Data Centre
8 36 (21.56%) PaaS
8 36 (21.56%) C#
9 35 (20.96%) PHP
9 35 (20.96%) Degree
10 32 (19.16%) Computer Science
10 32 (19.16%) Java
11 31 (18.56%) SQL
12 28 (16.77%) Finance
13 26 (15.57%) VMware
14 25 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (13.77%) MVC
16 22 (13.17%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (13.17%) SCVMM
16 22 (13.17%) Virtual Machines
17 21 (12.57%) Public Cloud
17 21 (12.57%) vRealize
17 21 (12.57%) Scrum
17 21 (12.57%) Project Management

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 6 (3.59%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.40%) Apache
2 4 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.80%) CMS
3 3 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.59%) Sentinel
3 5 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.60%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.74%) IaaS
2 38 (22.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (21.56%) PaaS
5 22 (13.17%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Firewall
1 11 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.79%) DHCP
2 8 (4.79%) DNS
3 7 (4.19%) BGP
3 7 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (4.19%) EIGRP
3 7 (4.19%) MPLS
3 7 (4.19%) SAN
3 7 (4.19%) VPN
4 4 (2.40%) HTTP
4 4 (2.40%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.40%) VoIP
5 3 (1.80%) Internet
5 3 (1.80%) Network Security
6 2 (1.20%) Extranet
7 1 (0.60%) DAB
7 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.19%) MySQL
3 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.59%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.99%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.38%) Maven
3 7 (4.19%) gulp
3 7 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.19%) JUnit
4 6 (3.59%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.59%) Selenium
4 6 (3.59%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.99%) Ant
5 5 (2.99%) Gradle
5 5 (2.99%) Grunt
5 5 (2.99%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.40%) JIRA
7 3 (1.80%) DbUnit
7 3 (1.80%) HttpUnit
7 3 (1.80%) XMLUnit
8 2 (1.20%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.20%) Subversion
8 2 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 28 (16.77%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Marketing
3 7 (4.19%) Retail
4 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.80%) Advertising
6 3 (1.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (31.14%) Developer
2 19 (11.38%) Java Developer
3 14 (8.38%) Automation Engineer
3 14 (8.38%) Software Engineer
4 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.19%) VMware Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Architect
6 11 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.99%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.39%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) Business Manager
8 9 (5.39%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Consultant
8 9 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Development Manager
9 8 (4.79%) Software Project Manager
10 7 (4.19%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.19%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.95%) .NET
1 45 (26.95%) HTML
2 38 (22.75%) ASP.NET
3 37 (22.16%) CSS
4 19 (11.38%) HTML5
4 19 (11.38%) Spring
5 17 (10.18%) jQuery
6 16 (9.58%) RESTful
6 16 (9.58%) Web Services
7 15 (8.98%) XML
8 13 (7.78%) Ember.js
9 12 (7.19%) Spring MVC
10 10 (5.99%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.39%) CSS3
11 9 (5.39%) Node.js
12 7 (4.19%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.19%) Entity Framework
12 7 (4.19%) JSP
12 7 (4.19%) React
13 6 (3.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.16%) Data Centre
2 32 (19.16%) Computer Science
3 21 (12.57%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.99%) User Experience
5 9 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.99%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.99%) Fintech
7 5 (2.99%) iPhone
7 5 (2.99%) Linked Data
8 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.40%) NHS
9 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.20%) RIA
10 2 (1.20%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.19%) Windows
2 11 (6.59%) Linux
3 4 (2.40%) CentOS
4 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Unix
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.74%) Software Engineering
3 42 (25.15%) SDLC
4 23 (13.77%) MVC
5 21 (12.57%) Project Management
5 21 (12.57%) Scrum
6 19 (11.38%) Web Development
7 18 (10.78%) OO
7 18 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (9.58%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (8.38%) Business Analysis
10 14 (8.38%) CRM
10 14 (8.38%) ERP
10 14 (8.38%) Open Source
10 14 (8.38%) Presales
10 14 (8.38%) SOA
10 14 (8.38%) TDD
11 13 (7.78%) Software Testing
12 12 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 36 (21.56%) C#
3 35 (20.96%) PHP
4 32 (19.16%) Java
5 31 (18.56%) SQL
6 12 (7.19%) C++
7 10 (5.99%) Python
8 9 (5.39%) Ruby
9 8 (4.79%) C
10 6 (3.59%) Clojure
10 6 (3.59%) Groovy
10 6 (3.59%) Scala
11 4 (2.40%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.20%) ES6
13 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (1.20%) VBA
14 1 (0.60%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 35 (20.96%) Degree
2 9 (5.39%) ISEB
3 7 (4.19%) CCIE
3 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.17%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (6.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.79%) vSphere
5 7 (4.19%) XenApp
5 7 (4.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (13.17%) SCVMM
2 21 (12.57%) vRealize
3 8 (4.79%) SCOrch
4 6 (3.59%) Grafana
4 6 (3.59%) Graphite
4 6 (3.59%) Packer
4 6 (3.59%) Puppet
4 6 (3.59%) Terraform
4 6 (3.59%) Uchiwa
5 3 (1.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (15.57%) VMware
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.59%) Citrix
4 8 (4.79%) Cisco
5 7 (4.19%) EMC
5 7 (4.19%) F5
6 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.59%) Google
6 6 (3.59%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.59%) SAP
6 6 (3.59%) WSO2
7 5 (2.99%) Oracle
7 5 (2.99%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.99%) Zend
8 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.80%) OpenText
9 3 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.20%) Twitter
11 1 (0.60%) QNX
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Success Appointments
Salary: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
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