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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 180 159 173
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 43 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.87% 39.34% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 24
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £72,500 £76,000
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
206 122 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.66% 2.31% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 184 105 44
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £24,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £105,000 £63,000
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 2 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 2 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 -1 24 £37,500 -48.27% 5
Staffordshire +4 5 £40,500 +1.25% 3
Warwickshire -5 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Wolverhampton - 3 £29,000 -
Walsall 0 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Shropshire -1 1 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Solihull -4 1 £37,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 49 (53.85%) HTML
2 46 (50.55%) CSS
3 42 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 38 (41.76%) jQuery
5 30 (32.97%) .NET
6 24 (26.37%) PHP
6 24 (26.37%) SQL
7 22 (24.18%) Backbone.js
8 20 (21.98%) Subversion
9 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.78%) C#
11 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.68%) Degree
11 17 (18.68%) Web Development
12 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
13 14 (15.38%) MySQL
13 14 (15.38%) Ubuntu
14 13 (14.29%) Symfony
14 13 (14.29%) Zend
14 13 (14.29%) Open Source
14 13 (14.29%) OOP
15 12 (13.19%) Apache
15 12 (13.19%) OOD
15 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
15 12 (13.19%) JSON
15 12 (13.19%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (13.19%) Ember.js
15 12 (13.19%) Underscore.js
15 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
15 12 (13.19%) HTML5

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (13.19%) Apache
2 10 (10.99%) Node.js
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) FileNet
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) VLAN
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WLAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Subversion
2 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Hudson
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Automotive
2 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.49%) Front Office
4 3 (3.30%) Finance
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Web Developer
3 22 (24.18%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Applications Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Web Applications Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Administrator
7 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Graduate Web Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Applications Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.85%) HTML
2 46 (50.55%) CSS
3 38 (41.76%) jQuery
4 30 (32.97%) .NET
5 22 (24.18%) Backbone.js
6 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
7 13 (14.29%) Symfony
8 12 (13.19%) JSON
8 12 (13.19%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (13.19%) HTML5
8 12 (13.19%) REST
8 12 (13.19%) Ember.js
8 12 (13.19%) Underscore.js
8 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
9 10 (10.99%) CSS3
9 10 (10.99%) LESS
10 7 (7.69%) Web Services
11 6 (6.59%) JSP
12 4 (4.40%) Ajax
12 4 (4.40%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Open Source
2 12 (13.19%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.49%) Social Media
4 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Replication
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.10%) SCORM
7 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Debian
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.68%) Web Development
3 13 (14.29%) OOP
4 12 (13.19%) OOD
5 11 (12.09%) ERP
6 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Business Development
8 6 (6.59%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (6.59%) Scrum
9 5 (5.49%) MVC
9 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.49%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (5.49%) Business Transformation
10 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) People Management
10 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.37%) PHP
2 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 18 (19.78%) C#
4 10 (10.99%) Python
4 10 (10.99%) CoffeeScript
5 8 (8.79%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.49%) VB
7 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.20%) VB6
7 2 (2.20%) Java
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.10%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) PHP5
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.10%) PMP
2 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Zend
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) SAP
3 2 (2.20%) Talend
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Twitter
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe
4 1 (1.10%) Sage
4 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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