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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 163 141 175
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 76 82 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.42% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.02% 24.19% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 76 49
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
506 339 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.19% 5.89% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 382 251 182
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +15 38 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Warwickshire +15 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Solihull +19 8 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Coventry -14 8 £34,750 -0.71% 4
Staffordshire -18 7 £45,000 +32.84% 1
Walsall - 2 £41,500 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.84%) HTML
4 43 (24.16%) IaaS
5 39 (21.91%) .NET
5 39 (21.91%) CSS
5 39 (21.91%) Software Engineering
6 37 (20.79%) Java
7 35 (19.66%) SDLC
8 33 (18.54%) Project Management
9 32 (17.98%) PHP
9 32 (17.98%) ASP.NET
9 32 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (17.42%) Data Centre
11 30 (16.85%) Degree
11 30 (16.85%) SQL
11 30 (16.85%) C#
12 28 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (15.17%) PaaS
14 26 (14.61%) Computer Science
15 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
16 23 (12.92%) Spring
16 23 (12.92%) MVC
17 22 (12.36%) Finance
17 22 (12.36%) OO
18 21 (11.80%) CRM
18 21 (11.80%) Scrum
18 21 (11.80%) VMware
18 21 (11.80%) HTML5
19 20 (11.24%) Web Development

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 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
1 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.25%) Apache
2 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.25%) CMS
2 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.69%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.81%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.56%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.16%) IaaS
2 32 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (15.17%) PaaS
5 19 (10.67%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.69%) Office 365
8 2 (1.12%) GitHub
8 2 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Firewall
2 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.06%) VoIP
4 8 (4.49%) DHCP
4 8 (4.49%) Network Security
4 8 (4.49%) Unified Communications
4 8 (4.49%) VPN
5 7 (3.93%) BGP
5 7 (3.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (3.93%) EIGRP
5 7 (3.93%) MPLS
5 7 (3.93%) SAN
6 6 (3.37%) DNS
7 5 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.25%) HTTP
9 3 (1.69%) Internet
9 3 (1.69%) LAN
10 2 (1.12%) Extranet
10 2 (1.12%) WAN
11 1 (0.56%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) MySQL
2 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.81%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.81%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.87%) Maven
3 8 (4.49%) JUnit
4 7 (3.93%) gulp
5 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.37%) PHPUnit
5 6 (3.37%) Selenium
6 5 (2.81%) Ant
6 5 (2.81%) Gradle
6 5 (2.81%) Grunt
6 5 (2.81%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.81%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.25%) JIRA
8 3 (1.69%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.69%) HttpUnit
8 3 (1.69%) XMLUnit
9 2 (1.12%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.12%) Subversion
9 2 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) Legal
4 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.25%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Developer
2 23 (12.92%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.36%) Project Manager
4 17 (9.55%) Consultant
4 17 (9.55%) Software Project Manager
5 14 (7.87%) IT Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Development Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Implementation Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Implementation Project Manager
6 13 (7.30%) IT Consultant
6 13 (7.30%) Project Implementation Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Software Consultant
6 13 (7.30%) Software Implementation Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Software Implementation Project Manager
7 12 (6.74%) Implementation Consultant
7 12 (6.74%) Project Consultant
7 12 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 11 (6.18%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.84%) HTML
2 39 (21.91%) .NET
2 39 (21.91%) CSS
3 32 (17.98%) ASP.NET
4 23 (12.92%) Spring
5 21 (11.80%) HTML5
6 20 (11.24%) Web Services
7 19 (10.67%) jQuery
8 18 (10.11%) RESTful
9 15 (8.43%) Ember.js
10 14 (7.87%) XML
11 11 (6.18%) AngularJS
11 11 (6.18%) Spring MVC
12 10 (5.62%) CSS3
12 10 (5.62%) Hibernate
13 9 (5.06%) Node.js
14 7 (3.93%) JMS
14 7 (3.93%) JSP
14 7 (3.93%) React
15 6 (3.37%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.61%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.18%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.62%) User Experience
5 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.49%) Cryptography
5 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.93%) Linked Data
7 5 (2.81%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.81%) Fintech
7 5 (2.81%) iPhone
7 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.25%) NHS
8 4 (2.25%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Windows
2 13 (7.30%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) CentOS
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Solaris
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.91%) Software Engineering
3 35 (19.66%) SDLC
4 33 (18.54%) Project Management
5 23 (12.92%) MVC
6 22 (12.36%) OO
7 21 (11.80%) CRM
7 21 (11.80%) Scrum
8 20 (11.24%) Web Development
9 18 (10.11%) Business Analysis
10 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (8.43%) SOA
11 15 (8.43%) TDD
12 14 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (7.87%) ERP
13 13 (7.30%) Open Source
13 13 (7.30%) Project Planning
13 13 (7.30%) Time Management
14 12 (6.74%) Presales
14 12 (6.74%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.71%) JavaScript
2 37 (20.79%) Java
3 32 (17.98%) PHP
4 30 (16.85%) C#
4 30 (16.85%) SQL
5 12 (6.74%) C++
6 10 (5.62%) C
6 10 (5.62%) Ruby
7 8 (4.49%) Python
8 5 (2.81%) Clojure
8 5 (2.81%) Groovy
8 5 (2.81%) Scala
9 4 (2.25%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.12%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.12%) VB
11 2 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (16.85%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) CCIE
5 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (1.69%) CCSP
6 3 (1.69%) CEH
6 3 (1.69%) CISA
6 3 (1.69%) CISM
6 3 (1.69%) CISSP
6 3 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.69%) GIAC
6 3 (1.69%) ISACA
6 3 (1.69%) ISEB
6 3 (1.69%) SANS
6 3 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (1.69%) SSCP
7 2 (1.12%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (6.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.49%) vSphere
6 7 (3.93%) XenApp
6 7 (3.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) SCVMM
2 11 (6.18%) vRealize
3 5 (2.81%) Grafana
3 5 (2.81%) Graphite
3 5 (2.81%) Packer
3 5 (2.81%) Puppet
3 5 (2.81%) Terraform
3 5 (2.81%) Uchiwa
4 3 (1.69%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.80%) VMware
3 12 (6.74%) Citrix
4 10 (5.62%) Cisco
5 7 (3.93%) EMC
5 7 (3.93%) F5
5 7 (3.93%) Google
5 7 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.37%) SAP
7 5 (2.81%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.81%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle
7 5 (2.81%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.81%) WSO2
7 5 (2.81%) Zend
8 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.69%) OpenText
9 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.12%) Juniper
10 2 (1.12%) Twitter
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ThreePeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago