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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 124 120 171
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +51
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 103 106 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.87% 2.07% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.59% 22.80% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 95 97 51
Median salary £54,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
621 465 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.29% 9.10% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 370 245
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +25 68 £58,000 -3.33% 2
Staffordshire -1 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Worcestershire -13 10 £29,250 +6.36% 1
Warwickshire -7 8 £49,250 +3.68%
Coventry +1 7 £38,500 -23.00%
Shropshire -11 2 £26,500 -
Walsall - 1 £42,500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 90 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 61 (29.61%) TOGAF
4 57 (27.67%) MS Excel
4 57 (27.67%) Microsoft
5 55 (26.70%) ERP
6 54 (26.21%) .NET
7 49 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
9 47 (22.82%) Finance
10 46 (22.33%) PRINCE2
11 44 (21.36%) NHS
11 44 (21.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 44 (21.36%) IaaS
12 43 (20.87%) MS Office
13 41 (19.90%) Data Centre
14 40 (19.42%) C#
15 39 (18.93%) JavaScript
15 39 (18.93%) MS PowerPoint
16 38 (18.45%) PaaS
17 37 (17.96%) Software Engineering
18 36 (17.48%) Logistics
19 35 (16.99%) Java
20 33 (16.02%) PHP
20 33 (16.02%) Manufacturing
21 32 (15.53%) SDLC
22 31 (15.05%) Banking
22 31 (15.05%) Python
22 31 (15.05%) Telecoms
23 29 (14.08%) VMware

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 (2.91%) ColdFusion
2 5 (2.43%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.94%) IIS
3 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.46%) CMS
4 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (27.67%) MS Excel
2 43 (20.87%) MS Office
3 39 (18.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Sentinel
2 9 (4.37%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (21.36%) IaaS
4 38 (18.45%) PaaS
5 26 (12.62%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) Firewall
2 10 (4.85%) SAN
2 10 (4.85%) VPN
3 8 (3.88%) DHCP
3 8 (3.88%) DNS
3 8 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.40%) BGP
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (3.40%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.40%) MPLS
5 3 (1.46%) Network Security
5 3 (1.46%) Wireless
6 2 (0.97%) Extranet
6 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.97%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.49%) NFC
7 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.28%) MySQL
4 11 (5.34%) Big Data
5 8 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.43%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.43%) Redis
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.97%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Maven
2 9 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.40%) JUnit
5 6 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.94%) Ant
6 4 (1.94%) Gradle
6 4 (1.94%) Grunt
6 4 (1.94%) gulp
6 4 (1.94%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.94%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.46%) Subversion
8 2 (0.97%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.49%) Concordion
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (22.82%) Finance
2 33 (16.02%) Manufacturing
3 31 (15.05%) Banking
3 31 (15.05%) Telecoms
4 28 (13.59%) Retail
5 15 (7.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.94%) Automotive
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (31.55%) Architect
2 54 (26.21%) Solutions Architect
3 50 (24.27%) Developer
4 15 (7.28%) .NET Developer
4 15 (7.28%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.80%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Software Project Manager
7 12 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.34%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) Graduate
9 10 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (4.37%) Dynamics AX Architect
10 9 (4.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.21%) .NET
2 28 (13.59%) HTML
3 27 (13.11%) ASP.NET
4 22 (10.68%) CSS
4 22 (10.68%) HTML5
5 18 (8.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (6.80%) Web Services
8 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (4.85%) REST
8 10 (4.85%) WPF
9 8 (3.88%) Ajax
9 8 (3.88%) CSS3
10 7 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (3.40%) XML
11 6 (2.91%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.91%) RESTful
11 6 (2.91%) Spring
12 5 (2.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.36%) NHS
2 41 (19.90%) Data Centre
3 26 (12.62%) Public Cloud
4 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
5 19 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (5.34%) Fintech
8 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (3.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.94%) iPhone
12 3 (1.46%) User Experience
13 2 (0.97%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.97%) Clustering
13 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.97%) Social Media
14 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.14%) Windows
2 21 (10.19%) Linux
3 17 (8.25%) Unix
4 11 (5.34%) CentOS
5 9 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 61 (29.61%) TOGAF
4 55 (26.70%) ERP
5 46 (22.33%) PRINCE2
6 37 (17.96%) Software Engineering
7 36 (17.48%) Logistics
8 32 (15.53%) SDLC
9 26 (12.62%) Technical Architecture
10 25 (12.14%) Line Management
11 24 (11.65%) MVC
12 20 (9.71%) TDD
13 19 (9.22%) Presales
14 16 (7.77%) CRM
14 16 (7.77%) DevOps
14 16 (7.77%) Service Delivery
15 15 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (7.28%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (7.28%) Scrum
15 15 (7.28%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.42%) C#
2 39 (18.93%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.99%) Java
4 33 (16.02%) PHP
5 31 (15.05%) Python
6 28 (13.59%) SQL
7 10 (4.85%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.85%) Perl
8 9 (4.37%) C
9 5 (2.43%) C++
10 3 (1.46%) Ruby
11 2 (0.97%) Clojure
11 2 (0.97%) Groovy
11 2 (0.97%) Scala
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.97%) VB
11 2 (0.97%) VB6
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (21.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 28 (13.59%) Degree
3 15 (7.28%) ISEB
4 10 (4.85%) AWS Certification
5 9 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.40%) CCIE
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.49%) CSQA
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 6 (2.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.62%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (6.80%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.88%) vSphere
5 7 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.40%) XenApp
5 7 (3.40%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.46%) Docker
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (12.62%) SCVMM
1 26 (12.62%) vRealize
2 15 (7.28%) SCOrch
3 13 (6.31%) Puppet
3 13 (6.31%) Terraform
4 10 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.43%) SCCM
6 2 (0.97%) Grafana
6 2 (0.97%) Graphite
6 2 (0.97%) Packer
6 2 (0.97%) Uchiwa
6 2 (0.97%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.08%) VMware
3 11 (5.34%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.85%) Citrix
4 10 (4.85%) MuleSoft
4 10 (4.85%) ServiceNow
5 9 (4.37%) Cisco
6 8 (3.88%) EMC
7 7 (3.40%) F5
8 5 (2.43%) Zend
9 3 (1.46%) Google
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle
9 3 (1.46%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.97%) NetApp
10 2 (0.97%) OpenText
10 2 (0.97%) SAP
10 2 (0.97%) WSO2
11 1 (0.49%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
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