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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 141 167 122
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -45
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 73 32 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.65% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.65% 23.36% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 76
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £47,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
264 137 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.02% 2.80% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 218 122 143
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £52,500
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 April 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 17 April 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 - 20 £40,000 - 3
Worcestershire +13 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Birmingham +3 12 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Staffordshire +7 10 £31,000 -27.05%
Shropshire - 4 £26,500 - 2
Solihull -5 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Warwickshire -8 3 £40,000 +81.81%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 45 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 45 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 44 (31.43%) Project Management
4 41 (29.29%) .NET
4 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
5 40 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 36 (25.71%) HTML
7 35 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (23.57%) jQuery
8 33 (23.57%) C#
8 33 (23.57%) CSS
9 31 (22.14%) Finance
10 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 29 (20.71%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (16.43%) Visual Studio
12 23 (16.43%) UNIX
13 22 (15.71%) Linux
13 22 (15.71%) Java
14 21 (15.00%) J2EE
14 21 (15.00%) OO
15 20 (14.29%) Windows
15 20 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (13.57%) GlassFish
16 19 (13.57%) Maven
16 19 (13.57%) Scrum
16 19 (13.57%) Shell Script
16 19 (13.57%) EJB
16 19 (13.57%) JUnit
16 19 (13.57%) Tomcat

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.57%) Tomcat
1 19 (13.57%) GlassFish
2 8 (5.71%) Node.js
3 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) LAN
1 6 (4.29%) HTTP
1 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.86%) WAN
3 2 (1.43%) VoIP
3 2 (1.43%) SAN
3 2 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.43%) MySQL
6 7 (5.00%) SQLite
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.57%) Big Data
8 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (16.43%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.57%) Maven
2 19 (13.57%) JUnit
3 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.71%) MSI
5 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 31 (22.14%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 6 (4.29%) Legal
3 6 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (32.14%) Developer
2 27 (19.29%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 20 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) C# Developer
4 19 (13.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.00%) Consultant
7 12 (8.57%) Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Development Manager
11 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.29%) VB.NET Developer
12 5 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.29%) .NET
2 36 (25.71%) HTML
3 33 (23.57%) CSS
3 33 (23.57%) jQuery
4 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.00%) J2EE
6 19 (13.57%) EJB
6 19 (13.57%) REST
7 17 (12.14%) JMS
7 17 (12.14%) Ajax
8 16 (11.43%) XML
9 14 (10.00%) Java EE
10 12 (8.57%) JSON
10 12 (8.57%) CSS3
10 12 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (6.43%) HTML5
11 9 (6.43%) WCF
11 9 (6.43%) WPF
11 9 (6.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) iPad
5 3 (2.14%) iPhone
5 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) UNIX
2 22 (15.71%) Linux
3 20 (14.29%) Windows
4 10 (7.14%) Android
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 44 (31.43%) Project Management
3 35 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.00%) OO
5 19 (13.57%) Scrum
5 19 (13.57%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (12.86%) MVC
7 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
7 17 (12.14%) Kanban
8 16 (11.43%) Refactoring
8 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.14%) Mobile Development
10 10 (7.14%) OOP
11 9 (6.43%) Migration
11 9 (6.43%) TDD
11 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (5.00%) Android Development
12 7 (5.00%) Web Development
12 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 40 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.57%) C#
4 22 (15.71%) Java
5 19 (13.57%) Python
5 19 (13.57%) Shell Script
6 18 (12.86%) Ruby
6 18 (12.86%) Perl
7 16 (11.43%) VB.NET
8 12 (8.57%) PHP
9 10 (7.14%) VB
10 8 (5.71%) VB6
11 6 (4.29%) PHP5
11 6 (4.29%) VC++
11 6 (4.29%) C++
12 4 (2.86%) VBScript
13 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.14%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) MCSA
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.14%) MCITP
4 2 (1.43%) CEH
4 2 (1.43%) OSCP
4 2 (1.43%) OSCE
4 2 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.43%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) Puppet
2 16 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.71%) Nagios
4 14 (10.00%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (4.29%) Twitter
4 3 (2.14%) Intershop
4 3 (2.14%) Actinic
4 3 (2.14%) hybris
4 3 (2.14%) Venda
4 3 (2.14%) Demandware
4 3 (2.14%) IBM
4 3 (2.14%) BT
4 3 (2.14%) ATG
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) Mitel
5 2 (1.43%) EMC
5 2 (1.43%) Citrix
5 2 (1.43%) Avaya
6 1 (0.71%) CommVault
6 1 (0.71%) NetApp
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) HP
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