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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 148 164 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 84 55 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 1.02% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.88% 23.61% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 69
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £50,000
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
384 233 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.56% 4.34% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 291 197 178
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 July 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 July 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 - 29 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +28 24 £32,875 +9.58% 4
Warwickshire -13 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Birmingham -27 6 £47,500 +2.15% 4
Wolverhampton -8 5 £30,000 +3.44%
Shropshire - 5 £26,500 - 1
Solihull +7 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £23,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (35.98%) SQL
2 58 (35.37%) HTML
3 57 (34.76%) JavaScript
4 48 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 47 (28.66%) Microsoft
6 44 (26.83%) Windows
6 44 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (25.61%) .NET
8 41 (25.00%) Project Management
9 39 (23.78%) C#
10 36 (21.95%) CSS
11 33 (20.12%) Degree
12 30 (18.29%) Software Engineering
12 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET
13 29 (17.68%) VMware
13 29 (17.68%) jQuery
14 26 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (14.02%) Python
18 20 (12.20%) Finance
18 20 (12.20%) Java
18 20 (12.20%) Mobile App
19 19 (11.59%) Web Services
19 19 (11.59%) MS Excel
19 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (11.59%) Hyper-V
19 19 (11.59%) Computer Science
20 18 (10.98%) XML
20 18 (10.98%) Linux

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.54%) GlassFish
3 12 (7.32%) Node.js
4 6 (3.66%) IIS
5 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Lync
7 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Project
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) PaaS
2 5 (3.05%) IaaS
3 3 (1.83%) Office 365
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) Internet
1 4 (2.44%) Firewall
2 3 (1.83%) SAN
2 3 (1.83%) VPN
3 2 (1.22%) DNS
3 2 (1.22%) DHCP
3 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.22%) NAS
4 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) VPLS
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (8.54%) JUnit
1 14 (8.54%) Maven
2 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.22%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 20 (12.20%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Marketing
3 7 (4.27%) Retail
4 6 (3.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Developer
2 23 (14.02%) Analyst
3 22 (13.41%) Consultant
4 18 (10.98%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.54%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (6.71%) Implementation Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.88%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Technical Support
12 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.27%) Implementation Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.66%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (35.37%) HTML
2 42 (25.61%) .NET
3 36 (21.95%) CSS
4 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET
5 29 (17.68%) jQuery
6 19 (11.59%) Web Services
7 18 (10.98%) XML
8 15 (9.15%) J2EE
9 14 (8.54%) JMS
9 14 (8.54%) EJB
9 14 (8.54%) REST
10 13 (7.93%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.32%) Backbone.js
12 11 (6.71%) Java EE
12 11 (6.71%) Ajax
13 10 (6.10%) JSON
14 7 (4.27%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (4.27%) LESS
14 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 19 (11.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.27%) iPhone
6 7 (4.27%) iPad
6 7 (4.27%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.05%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.05%) Kindle
8 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.83%) EPoS
9 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.83%) Windows
2 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.98%) Linux
4 16 (9.76%) UNIX
5 13 (7.93%) Android
6 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.00%) Project Management
3 30 (18.29%) Software Engineering
4 18 (10.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (8.54%) Mentoring
6 14 (8.54%) Scrum
6 14 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (7.32%) Kanban
7 12 (7.32%) MVC
8 11 (6.71%) ITIL
8 11 (6.71%) Refactoring
8 11 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.49%) OO
10 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
12 7 (4.27%) Mobile Development
12 7 (4.27%) SDLC
13 6 (3.66%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.98%) SQL
2 57 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 39 (23.78%) C#
4 23 (14.02%) Python
5 20 (12.20%) Java
6 13 (7.93%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.32%) Ruby
7 12 (7.32%) Perl
8 11 (6.71%) VB
9 10 (6.10%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.27%) VBScript
10 7 (4.27%) PHP
10 7 (4.27%) VB6
10 7 (4.27%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (3.05%) C++
12 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (20.12%) Degree
2 16 (9.76%) MCSA
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.76%) MCITP
3 14 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.83%) MCSE
4 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) OSCP
5 2 (1.22%) OSCE
5 2 (1.22%) CEH
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.22%) XenApp
3 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) Puppet
1 13 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.32%) Nagios
3 11 (6.71%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 47 (28.66%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.68%) VMware
3 3 (1.83%) Intershop
3 3 (1.83%) BT
3 3 (1.83%) ATG
3 3 (1.83%) Actinic
3 3 (1.83%) hybris
3 3 (1.83%) Venda
3 3 (1.83%) Demandware
3 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle
3 3 (1.83%) IBM
3 3 (1.83%) Citrix
4 2 (1.22%) CommVault
4 2 (1.22%) NetApp
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco
4 2 (1.22%) EMC
5 1 (0.61%) Cognos
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + x2 OTE, £6k car
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits
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