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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 167 159 166
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 45 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.88% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.32% 36.36% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 23
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £99,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
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
193 132 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.52% 2.41% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 168 119 43
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +16 26 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Warwickshire +2 6 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £29,000 -
Staffordshire -10 3 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Solihull 0 2 £33,750 -
Walsall -1 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Shropshire -3 1 £29,500 -1.66% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 51 (54.26%) HTML
2 49 (52.13%) CSS
3 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 40 (42.55%) jQuery
5 34 (36.17%) .NET
6 24 (25.53%) SQL
7 23 (24.47%) PHP
7 23 (24.47%) Subversion
8 22 (23.40%) Backbone.js
9 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.15%) C#
10 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET
11 17 (18.09%) Degree
12 16 (17.02%) Web Development
13 14 (14.89%) Ubuntu
13 14 (14.89%) Open Source
13 14 (14.89%) HTML5
13 14 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (13.83%) MySQL
14 13 (13.83%) Symfony
14 13 (13.83%) Zend
15 12 (12.77%) OOP
15 12 (12.77%) Apache
15 12 (12.77%) OOD
15 12 (12.77%) JSON
15 12 (12.77%) REST
15 12 (12.77%) CSS3
15 12 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (12.77%) Ember.js

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) FileNet
5 1 (1.06%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Photoshop
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
1 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%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Subversion
2 11 (11.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) Hudson
6 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (10.64%) Automotive
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.32%) Front Office
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (55.32%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) Web Developer
2 24 (25.53%) Senior Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Applications Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Web Applications Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Administrator
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Graduate
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.26%) HTML
2 49 (52.13%) CSS
3 40 (42.55%) jQuery
4 34 (36.17%) .NET
5 22 (23.40%) Backbone.js
6 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET
7 14 (14.89%) HTML5
8 13 (13.83%) Symfony
9 12 (12.77%) JSON
9 12 (12.77%) REST
9 12 (12.77%) CSS3
9 12 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (12.77%) Ember.js
9 12 (12.77%) Underscore.js
9 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.64%) LESS
11 9 (9.57%) JSP
12 7 (7.45%) Web Services
13 4 (4.26%) Ajax
13 4 (4.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Open Source
2 5 (5.32%) Social Media
2 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.06%) SCORM
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Ubuntu
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Debian
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.02%) Web Development
3 14 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (12.77%) OOP
4 12 (12.77%) OOD
5 11 (11.70%) ERP
6 10 (10.64%) Project Management
7 9 (9.57%) Web Accessibility
8 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.45%) Scrum
10 6 (6.38%) Business Development
10 6 (6.38%) Analytics
11 5 (5.32%) Big Data Analytics
11 5 (5.32%) Business Transformation
11 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.32%) MVC
12 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.26%) SOA
12 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.53%) SQL
3 23 (24.47%) PHP
4 18 (19.15%) C#
5 10 (10.64%) Python
5 10 (10.64%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) Java
9 2 (2.13%) VB6
9 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) Clojure
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) C
10 1 (1.06%) C++
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.06%) PMP
2 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Zend
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Twitter
3 2 (2.13%) Talend
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) CA
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Primavera
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £38000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £160k
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 depending on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 8 days ago