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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 124 119 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +71
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 114 107 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.01% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.10% 24.88% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 99 39
Median salary £54,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.05% -
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
597 430 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.30% 8.09% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 436 351 252
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 79 £54,000 -1.81% 4
Coventry +1 21 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Warwickshire -8 4 £43,750 +2.94%
Solihull +11 3 £50,000 +44.92%
Worcestershire -8 3 £27,500 -
Staffordshire -11 2 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Shropshire -12 2 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Wolverhampton -9 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 66 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.16%) IaaS
3 56 (29.95%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (28.88%) JavaScript
5 53 (28.34%) Software Engineering
6 52 (27.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (27.27%) PaaS
8 48 (25.67%) Data Centre
9 47 (25.13%) Degree
10 46 (24.60%) .NET
10 46 (24.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (22.99%) SDLC
12 41 (21.93%) ERP
13 40 (21.39%) MS Excel
13 40 (21.39%) Computer Science
13 40 (21.39%) TOGAF
14 37 (19.79%) VMware
14 37 (19.79%) PHP
14 37 (19.79%) C#
14 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
14 37 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (18.72%) HTML
15 35 (18.72%) Finance
16 34 (18.18%) Java
16 34 (18.18%) SCVMM
16 34 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
16 34 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
17 33 (17.65%) vRealize
17 33 (17.65%) Public Cloud
17 33 (17.65%) ASP.NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.21%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.67%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.60%) IIS
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (21.39%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.90%) MS Office
3 22 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) MS Project
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.49%) Sentinel
2 8 (4.28%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.67%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.53%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 62 (33.16%) IaaS
2 56 (29.95%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (27.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (27.27%) PaaS
5 34 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) Firewall
2 10 (5.35%) SAN
3 9 (4.81%) DHCP
3 9 (4.81%) DNS
3 9 (4.81%) VPN
4 8 (4.28%) BGP
4 8 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (4.28%) EIGRP
4 8 (4.28%) MPLS
4 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.14%) Network Security
6 2 (1.07%) Extranet
7 1 (0.53%) DAB
7 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) IPsec
7 1 (0.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.81%) MySQL
4 7 (3.74%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.67%) Neo4j
5 5 (2.67%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.14%) Big Data
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Maven
2 15 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.35%) JUnit
4 7 (3.74%) gulp
4 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.21%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.67%) Ant
6 5 (2.67%) Gradle
6 5 (2.67%) Grunt
6 5 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.60%) DbUnit
7 3 (1.60%) HttpUnit
7 3 (1.60%) Selenium
7 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.60%) XMLUnit
8 2 (1.07%) Subversion
8 2 (1.07%) webpack
9 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 35 (18.72%) Finance
2 24 (12.83%) Manufacturing
3 23 (12.30%) Telecoms
4 20 (10.70%) Banking
5 19 (10.16%) Retail
6 7 (3.74%) Marketing
7 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.60%) Advertising
9 2 (1.07%) Automotive
9 2 (1.07%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (29.41%) Developer
2 41 (21.93%) Architect
3 31 (16.58%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (11.23%) Software Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.56%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Software Project Manager
10 8 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.60%) .NET
2 35 (18.72%) HTML
3 33 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 27 (14.44%) CSS
5 16 (8.56%) HTML5
6 15 (8.02%) Web Services
7 14 (7.49%) jQuery
8 13 (6.95%) RESTful
9 12 (6.42%) Spring
9 12 (6.42%) XML
10 11 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.35%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.81%) Ember.js
12 9 (4.81%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.28%) CSS3
14 7 (3.74%) Node.js
14 7 (3.74%) React
14 7 (3.74%) Spring MVC
15 6 (3.21%) REST
15 6 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.67%) Data Centre
2 40 (21.39%) Computer Science
3 33 (17.65%) Public Cloud
4 28 (14.97%) NHS
5 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (5.35%) Fintech
6 10 (5.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.81%) User Experience
8 5 (2.67%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.67%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.67%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.67%) iPhone
9 4 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.60%) Linked Data
11 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.07%) Social Media
12 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.63%) Linux
2 17 (9.09%) Windows
3 13 (6.95%) Unix
4 7 (3.74%) CentOS
5 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.07%) Android
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.34%) Software Engineering
3 46 (24.60%) Continuous Improvement
4 43 (22.99%) SDLC
5 41 (21.93%) ERP
6 40 (21.39%) TOGAF
7 26 (13.90%) PRINCE2
8 22 (11.76%) Line Management
9 21 (11.23%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (10.70%) MVC
11 19 (10.16%) Logistics
11 19 (10.16%) Scrum
11 19 (10.16%) Service Delivery
12 17 (9.09%) DevOps
12 17 (9.09%) OO
12 17 (9.09%) Software Testing
13 16 (8.56%) Presales
13 16 (8.56%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.88%) JavaScript
2 37 (19.79%) C#
2 37 (19.79%) PHP
3 34 (18.18%) Java
4 24 (12.83%) SQL
5 23 (12.30%) Python
6 13 (6.95%) C++
7 7 (3.74%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.74%) C
7 7 (3.74%) Perl
8 6 (3.21%) Ruby
9 5 (2.67%) Clojure
9 5 (2.67%) Groovy
9 5 (2.67%) Scala
10 2 (1.07%) ES6
10 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.07%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.07%) VB
10 2 (1.07%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (25.13%) Degree
2 24 (12.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 17 (9.09%) ISEB
4 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.28%) CCIE
6 7 (3.74%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.07%) CCNA
10 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.53%) CSQA
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (6.42%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.81%) vSphere
5 8 (4.28%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.28%) XenApp
5 8 (4.28%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 33 (17.65%) vRealize
3 16 (8.56%) SCOrch
4 13 (6.95%) Puppet
4 13 (6.95%) Terraform
5 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.67%) Grafana
6 5 (2.67%) Graphite
6 5 (2.67%) Packer
6 5 (2.67%) Uchiwa
7 3 (1.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
1 37 (19.79%) VMware
2 12 (6.42%) Citrix
3 10 (5.35%) Cisco
3 10 (5.35%) MuleSoft
3 10 (5.35%) ServiceNow
4 9 (4.81%) EMC
5 8 (4.28%) F5
6 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.21%) Google
7 6 (3.21%) SAP
8 5 (2.67%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.67%) Oracle
8 5 (2.67%) Rackspace
8 5 (2.67%) WSO2
8 5 (2.67%) Zend
9 2 (1.07%) NetApp
9 2 (1.07%) OpenText
9 2 (1.07%) Twitter
10 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
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