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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 135 164 138
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 76 45 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 0.85% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.52% 26.01% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 41 61
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
310 173 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.88% 3.28% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 229 155 154
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Coventry - 25 £35,000 - 3
Staffordshire +19 16 £31,750 +5.83% 2
Worcestershire +3 12 £45,000 -
Birmingham -24 10 £90,000 +93.54% 3
Shropshire - 7 £26,500 - 1
Warwickshire -9 3 £39,000 - 2
Solihull 0 2 £50,000 +14.28%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 54 (36.99%) SQL
2 48 (32.88%) Project Management
3 44 (30.14%) JavaScript
4 43 (29.45%) SQL Server
5 41 (28.08%) HTML
6 40 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 39 (26.71%) .NET
8 38 (26.03%) Software Engineering
9 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (23.29%) C#
11 33 (22.60%) CSS
12 29 (19.86%) Windows
12 29 (19.86%) Finance
12 29 (19.86%) jQuery
13 27 (18.49%) ASP.NET
13 27 (18.49%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (15.75%) Linux
14 23 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (15.07%) UNIX
16 21 (14.38%) Java
17 20 (13.70%) J2EE
17 20 (13.70%) Python
17 20 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (13.01%) GlassFish
18 19 (13.01%) Degree
18 19 (13.01%) Maven
18 19 (13.01%) Tomcat
18 19 (13.01%) JUnit
18 19 (13.01%) EJB
18 19 (13.01%) REST

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (13.01%) GlassFish
1 19 (13.01%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.48%) Node.js
3 6 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.42%) HTTP
3 4 (2.74%) LAN
3 4 (2.74%) SAN
4 3 (2.05%) WAN
5 2 (1.37%) DHCP
5 2 (1.37%) VPN
5 2 (1.37%) DNS
5 2 (1.37%) Firewall
5 2 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) FTP
6 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.11%) MySQL
6 6 (4.11%) SQLite
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.42%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Maven
1 19 (13.01%) JUnit
2 16 (10.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
4 6 (4.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Developer
2 25 (17.12%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.01%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (11.64%) Consultant
4 17 (11.64%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.90%) Analyst
6 13 (8.90%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Support
8 9 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Implementation Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) Implementation Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Software Programmer
12 5 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Senior Programmer
12 5 (3.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.08%) HTML
2 39 (26.71%) .NET
3 33 (22.60%) CSS
4 29 (19.86%) jQuery
5 27 (18.49%) ASP.NET
6 20 (13.70%) J2EE
7 19 (13.01%) EJB
7 19 (13.01%) REST
8 17 (11.64%) XML
8 17 (11.64%) JMS
9 16 (10.96%) Ajax
10 15 (10.27%) JSON
11 14 (9.59%) Java EE
11 14 (9.59%) Web Services
12 9 (6.16%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.48%) Backbone.js
13 8 (5.48%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.48%) CSS3
13 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
14 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (12.33%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.42%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.42%) Kindle
5 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.05%) iPhone
6 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.05%) iPad
6 3 (2.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.86%) Windows
2 23 (15.75%) Linux
3 22 (15.07%) UNIX
4 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.16%) Android
6 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.88%) Project Management
2 38 (26.03%) Software Engineering
3 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.01%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (12.33%) Mentoring
5 18 (12.33%) Scrum
6 17 (11.64%) Kanban
7 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.59%) Refactoring
8 14 (9.59%) OO
8 14 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (8.90%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (7.53%) MVC
11 9 (6.16%) Migration
12 8 (5.48%) TDD
13 7 (4.79%) Mobile Development
13 7 (4.79%) SDLC
14 6 (4.11%) Analytics
14 6 (4.11%) Android Development
14 6 (4.11%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.99%) SQL
2 44 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.29%) C#
4 21 (14.38%) Java
5 20 (13.70%) Python
6 18 (12.33%) Shell Script
7 17 (11.64%) Perl
7 17 (11.64%) Ruby
8 12 (8.22%) VB.NET
9 11 (7.53%) VB
10 9 (6.16%) PHP
11 7 (4.79%) VB6
12 6 (4.11%) C++
13 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.42%) VBScript
13 5 (3.42%) VC++
14 3 (2.05%) PHP5
14 3 (2.05%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) MCSA
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.16%) MCITP
3 7 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) OSCP
6 2 (1.37%) OSCE
6 2 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) XenApp
3 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) Puppet
1 16 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (10.27%) Nagios
3 14 (9.59%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 40 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) VMware
3 6 (4.11%) Twitter
4 4 (2.74%) Citrix
5 3 (2.05%) Intershop
5 3 (2.05%) ATG
5 3 (2.05%) BT
5 3 (2.05%) EMC
5 3 (2.05%) IBM
5 3 (2.05%) Demandware
5 3 (2.05%) Venda
5 3 (2.05%) Actinic
5 3 (2.05%) hybris
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.37%) CommVault
6 2 (1.37%) NetApp
6 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) Infor
7 1 (0.68%) Mitel
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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