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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 138 164 121
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -43
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 66 28 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.65% 1.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.33% 29.47% 66.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 70
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
225 95 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.51% 2.20% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 193 81 103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 16 £42,500 -32.00% 4
Staffordshire +16 11 £31,750 -52.96%
Birmingham -7 11 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Warwickshire -6 8 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Shropshire -7 4 £39,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £77,500 -
Solihull +3 1 £46,000 -8.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £28,500 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 34 (31.78%) Project Management
3 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.91%) .NET
4 30 (28.04%) CSS
5 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
5 29 (27.10%) Finance
6 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (26.17%) Software Engineering
6 28 (26.17%) jQuery
7 26 (24.30%) HTML
8 23 (21.50%) C#
9 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
10 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
11 20 (18.69%) Visual Studio
12 19 (17.76%) OO
13 18 (16.82%) OOP
13 18 (16.82%) PHP
14 17 (15.89%) VB.NET
14 17 (15.89%) MySQL
15 16 (14.95%) Ajax
15 16 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (14.02%) CSS3
17 14 (13.08%) REST
18 13 (12.15%) MVC
18 13 (12.15%) Scrum
18 13 (12.15%) UNIX
18 13 (12.15%) Windows
18 13 (12.15%) Linux
18 13 (12.15%) VB

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (9.35%) GlassFish
1 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.67%) CMS
3 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) LAN
2 6 (5.61%) HTTP
2 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.67%) WAN
4 2 (1.87%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.87%) VoIP
4 2 (1.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.89%) MySQL
3 11 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.54%) SQLite
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.35%) Maven
2 10 (9.35%) JUnit
3 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.61%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Legal
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Software Engineer
3 20 (18.69%) Project Manager
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.41%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.48%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Lead Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Account Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.61%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Programmer
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Software Programmer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) .NET
2 30 (28.04%) CSS
3 28 (26.17%) jQuery
4 26 (24.30%) HTML
5 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
6 16 (14.95%) Ajax
7 15 (14.02%) CSS3
8 14 (13.08%) REST
9 12 (11.21%) HTML5
9 12 (11.21%) J2EE
10 10 (9.35%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.35%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (9.35%) JSON
10 10 (9.35%) EJB
11 9 (8.41%) XML
12 8 (7.48%) Java EE
12 8 (7.48%) JMS
13 6 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (5.61%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) Open Source
5 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) UNIX
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.87%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Project Management
2 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.17%) Software Engineering
3 19 (17.76%) OO
4 18 (16.82%) OOP
5 13 (12.15%) MVC
5 13 (12.15%) Scrum
5 13 (12.15%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (12.15%) Refactoring
6 11 (10.28%) Kanban
7 10 (9.35%) People Management
7 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.41%) Web Development
8 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.48%) TDD
10 6 (5.61%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.61%) Migration
10 6 (5.61%) OO PHP
11 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.50%) C#
4 18 (16.82%) PHP
5 17 (15.89%) VB.NET
6 13 (12.15%) VB
6 13 (12.15%) Java
7 12 (11.21%) Ruby
7 12 (11.21%) Perl
7 12 (11.21%) Shell Script
8 11 (10.28%) Python
9 9 (8.41%) PHP5
10 7 (6.54%) C++
10 7 (6.54%) VB6
11 6 (5.61%) VC++
12 4 (3.74%) VBScript
13 1 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) Puppet
2 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.48%) OpenNMS
3 8 (7.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Twitter
3 5 (4.67%) Zend
4 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) Mitel
5 2 (1.87%) Avaya
5 2 (1.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.93%) Perforce
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Sage
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Significant Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Significant Bonus (£75,000)
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum + Parking, interesting work, flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 Dependant on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago