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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 168 157 154
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 50 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.97% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.15% 36.99% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 34
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
207 146 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.74% 2.63% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 182 134 53
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £105,000 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +31 31 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 8 £29,000 -
Solihull -3 4 £37,500 -31.81%
Warwickshire -7 4 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Walsall - 2 £46,250 -
Staffordshire -10 1 £23,500 -27.69%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 53 (55.21%) HTML
2 51 (53.13%) CSS
3 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 39 (40.63%) jQuery
5 35 (36.46%) .NET
6 24 (25.00%) PHP
7 23 (23.96%) Subversion
8 22 (22.92%) Backbone.js
8 22 (22.92%) SQL
9 19 (19.79%) C#
10 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
10 17 (17.71%) Web Development
11 16 (16.67%) Degree
11 16 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (15.63%) Open Source
12 15 (15.63%) HTML5
12 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
13 14 (14.58%) Ubuntu
14 13 (13.54%) CSS3
14 13 (13.54%) MySQL
14 13 (13.54%) OOP
14 13 (13.54%) ERP
15 12 (12.50%) Apache
15 12 (12.50%) OOD
15 12 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (12.50%) REST
15 12 (12.50%) Ember.js
15 12 (12.50%) Underscore.js
15 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 12 (12.50%) JSON

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 10 (10.42%) Node.js
3 7 (7.29%) IIS
4 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) FileNet
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.04%) WordPress
6 1 (1.04%) Drupal
6 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.04%) CA Clarity
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
1 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) VLAN
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) WLAN
2 1 (1.04%) WAN
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Subversion
2 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) Maven
5 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.04%) Hudson
General
1 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Automotive
3 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Front Office
5 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Developer
2 25 (26.04%) Web Developer
3 22 (22.92%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Administrator
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
9 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Architect
9 6 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.21%) HTML
2 51 (53.13%) CSS
3 39 (40.63%) jQuery
4 35 (36.46%) .NET
5 22 (22.92%) Backbone.js
6 15 (15.63%) HTML5
6 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.54%) CSS3
8 12 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (12.50%) REST
8 12 (12.50%) Ember.js
8 12 (12.50%) Underscore.js
8 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.50%) JSON
8 12 (12.50%) Symfony
9 10 (10.42%) JSP
9 10 (10.42%) LESS
10 8 (8.33%) Web Services
11 5 (5.21%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Open Source
2 6 (6.25%) Social Media
3 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.04%) SCORM
5 1 (1.04%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Ubuntu
2 11 (11.46%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Web Development
2 16 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (13.54%) OOP
3 13 (13.54%) ERP
4 12 (12.50%) OOD
5 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
6 9 (9.38%) Web Accessibility
6 9 (9.38%) Project Management
7 7 (7.29%) Scrum
7 7 (7.29%) Analytics
7 7 (7.29%) Business Development
8 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.21%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.21%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.17%) SOA
11 3 (3.13%) MVC
11 3 (3.13%) OO
11 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.00%) PHP
3 22 (22.92%) SQL
4 19 (19.79%) C#
5 10 (10.42%) Python
5 10 (10.42%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (3.13%) Java
8 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) VB6
8 2 (2.08%) C
9 1 (1.04%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.04%) Groovy
9 1 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) PMP
2 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Zend
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) Twitter
3 2 (2.08%) Talend
3 2 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) CA
4 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.04%) Primavera
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe
4 1 (1.04%) Kofax
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) Yahoo!
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Double OTE + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wythall, Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 23 days ago