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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 137 137 149
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 72 106 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.79% 1.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.20% 23.25% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 97 50
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £65,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
507 456 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.78% 7.69% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 404 361 218
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -4 21 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Worcestershire +9 20 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Staffordshire +21 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Solihull -7 12 £22,500 -48.57% 1
Coventry -3 6 £43,750 -12.50%
Walsall - 5 £42,500 -
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 59 (30.10%) .NET
4 54 (27.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 53 (27.04%) TOGAF
6 52 (26.53%) ERP
7 51 (26.02%) MS Excel
8 47 (23.98%) PRINCE2
9 46 (23.47%) C#
9 46 (23.47%) HTML
10 45 (22.96%) MS Office
11 44 (22.45%) NHS
11 44 (22.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 44 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (21.94%) CSS
13 39 (19.90%) Logistics
14 38 (19.39%) SQL
15 37 (18.88%) MS PowerPoint
16 35 (17.86%) HTML5
17 32 (16.33%) JavaScript
17 32 (16.33%) Finance
17 32 (16.33%) Manufacturing
18 31 (15.82%) PHP
19 29 (14.80%) TDD
20 28 (14.29%) MVC
21 24 (12.24%) Python
21 24 (12.24%) AngularJS
22 23 (11.73%) Enterprise Software
22 23 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
22 23 (11.73%) Java

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 9 (4.59%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.53%) CMS
2 3 (1.53%) GlassFish
2 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (26.02%) MS Excel
2 45 (22.96%) MS Office
3 37 (18.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.67%) IaaS
4 12 (6.12%) PaaS
5 6 (3.06%) Trello
6 5 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.55%) Office 365
7 2 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) Firewall
1 3 (1.53%) LAN
1 3 (1.53%) SAN
1 3 (1.53%) VPN
1 3 (1.53%) WAN
1 3 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.02%) VoIP
2 2 (1.02%) Wireless
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) IPsec
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) TACACS
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.69%) MySQL
3 15 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.61%) Big Data
6 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.55%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.55%) Redis
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (4.59%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.06%) Axure RP
3 6 (3.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (2.55%) Maven
5 4 (2.04%) JUnit
6 3 (1.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.02%) Ant
7 2 (1.02%) Concordion
7 2 (1.02%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.02%) Gradle
7 2 (1.02%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.02%) Selenium
7 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.02%) Subversion
7 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (16.33%) Finance
1 32 (16.33%) Manufacturing
2 23 (11.73%) Banking
3 21 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 19 (9.69%) Retail
5 14 (7.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (33.67%) Architect
2 60 (30.61%) Developer
3 57 (29.08%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (15.31%) .NET Developer
5 28 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (5.61%) PHP Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.10%) Angular Developer
8 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.10%) Graduate
8 10 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Dynamics AX Architect
9 9 (4.59%) Junior
9 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.08%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (30.10%) .NET
2 46 (23.47%) HTML
3 43 (21.94%) CSS
4 35 (17.86%) HTML5
5 24 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET
7 22 (11.22%) CSS3
8 21 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (9.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (7.14%) Web Services
11 12 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (5.61%) WPF
13 10 (5.10%) REST
14 8 (4.08%) Ajax
15 7 (3.57%) .NET Framework
15 7 (3.57%) Laravel
16 6 (3.06%) JSON
16 6 (3.06%) LINQ
17 5 (2.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.45%) NHS
2 23 (11.73%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.59%) Fintech
6 6 (3.06%) iPad
6 6 (3.06%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.53%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.20%) Linux
1 20 (10.20%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Unix
3 11 (5.61%) CentOS
4 8 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 53 (27.04%) TOGAF
4 52 (26.53%) ERP
5 47 (23.98%) PRINCE2
6 39 (19.90%) Logistics
7 29 (14.80%) TDD
8 28 (14.29%) MVC
9 20 (10.20%) SDLC
10 19 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.18%) Software Engineering
11 18 (9.18%) SOLID
12 17 (8.67%) CRM
12 17 (8.67%) Line Management
12 17 (8.67%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (7.65%) Scrum
13 15 (7.65%) Web Development
14 14 (7.14%) DevOps
15 13 (6.63%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.47%) C#
2 38 (19.39%) SQL
3 32 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.82%) PHP
5 24 (12.24%) Python
6 23 (11.73%) Java
7 10 (5.10%) C
8 7 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.57%) Perl
9 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.53%) VB
10 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.02%) VB6
12 1 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 44 (22.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 21 (10.71%) Degree
3 7 (3.57%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.55%) ISEB
5 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.02%) CSQA
5 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) CCDP
6 1 (0.51%) CCIE
6 1 (0.51%) CCNA
6 1 (0.51%) CCNP
6 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.51%) GPG13
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.55%) Docker
2 5 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) Puppet
2 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.08%) Terraform
3 5 (2.55%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.55%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.55%) vRealize
4 3 (1.53%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) SCCM
5 2 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.61%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.59%) VMware
4 8 (4.08%) MuleSoft
4 8 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.53%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco
6 2 (1.02%) EMC
7 1 (0.51%) CA
7 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.51%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.51%) Juniper
7 1 (0.51%) NetApp
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle
7 1 (0.51%) Qualys
7 1 (0.51%) Symantec
7 1 (0.51%) Zend
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