The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 159 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 55 79 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.42% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.35% 47.02% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 55
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +35.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
194 168 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.61% 3.02% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 172 151 83
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -28.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £105,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +21 29 £46,500 +3.33% 3
Wolverhampton +6 10 £29,000 -22.66%
Solihull -2 6 £37,500 -31.81%
Staffordshire -13 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Warwickshire -15 3 £30,000 -21.05%
Walsall - 2 £46,250 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (55.56%) HTML
2 48 (53.33%) CSS
3 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 36 (40.00%) .NET
5 35 (38.89%) jQuery
6 20 (22.22%) PHP
6 20 (22.22%) C#
7 19 (21.11%) Subversion
8 18 (20.00%) Backbone.js
9 17 (18.89%) SQL
10 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (17.78%) HTML5
10 16 (17.78%) Degree
11 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 14 (15.56%) Web Development
12 14 (15.56%) CSS3
13 12 (13.33%) ERP
13 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
14 11 (12.22%) Visual Studio
14 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
14 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.22%) Open Source
14 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (11.11%) Node.js
15 10 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
15 10 (11.11%) LESS
15 10 (11.11%) Ubuntu
15 10 (11.11%) Photoshop
15 10 (11.11%) JSP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (11.11%) Node.js
2 8 (8.89%) Apache
3 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) FileNet
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.11%) Drupal
6 1 (1.11%) WordPress
6 1 (1.11%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.11%) CA Clarity
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
1 2 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Subversion
2 11 (12.22%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Hudson
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.11%) Automotive
2 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.56%) Front Office
3 5 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Finance
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) Web Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Applications Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Web Applications Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Management Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Administrator
10 5 (5.56%) Digital Architect
11 4 (4.44%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (55.56%) HTML
2 48 (53.33%) CSS
3 36 (40.00%) .NET
4 35 (38.89%) jQuery
5 18 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 16 (17.78%) HTML5
7 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 14 (15.56%) CSS3
9 10 (11.11%) LESS
9 10 (11.11%) JSP
10 8 (8.89%) Web Services
10 8 (8.89%) Ember.js
10 8 (8.89%) Underscore.js
10 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (8.89%) REST
10 8 (8.89%) JSON
10 8 (8.89%) Symfony
11 6 (6.67%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Open Source
2 6 (6.67%) Social Media
2 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.11%) SCORM
3 1 (1.11%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 8 (8.89%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Debian
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (15.56%) Web Development
3 12 (13.33%) ERP
4 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
5 9 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
5 9 (10.00%) OOP
6 8 (8.89%) OOD
6 8 (8.89%) Business Development
7 7 (7.78%) Analytics
7 7 (7.78%) Project Management
7 7 (7.78%) Scrum
7 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.44%) Time Management
9 4 (4.44%) SOA
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.22%) PHP
2 20 (22.22%) C#
3 17 (18.89%) SQL
4 10 (11.11%) Python
4 10 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) C
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.22%) VB
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) Scala
7 1 (1.11%) Clojure
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
7 1 (1.11%) VB6
7 1 (1.11%) Groovy
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
7 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.11%) PMP
2 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Zend
3 2 (2.22%) Twitter
3 2 (2.22%) Talend
3 2 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) CA
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.11%) Primavera
4 1 (1.11%) Kofax
4 1 (1.11%) Yahoo!
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Double OTE + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £70000.0000 per annum + OTE in excess of £160k
Posted: 21 days ago