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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 143 168 151
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 76 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 0.63% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.07% 31.00% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 33
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
237 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.39% 2.04% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 210 80 75
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Staffordshire - 19 £33,750 -
Birmingham -1 15 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Coventry -2 12 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Warwickshire +1 7 £58,750 +56.66%
Shropshire +3 5 £29,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £77,500 -
Solihull -6 1 £46,000 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
2 39 (32.50%) SQL
2 39 (32.50%) CSS
3 37 (30.83%) HTML
4 36 (30.00%) jQuery
5 34 (28.33%) Project Management
6 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
7 28 (23.33%) .NET
8 27 (22.50%) PHP
9 26 (21.67%) Finance
10 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (20.00%) OOP
12 23 (19.17%) MySQL
13 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
14 20 (16.67%) C#
15 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET
15 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
15 19 (15.83%) REST
16 17 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
16 17 (14.17%) VB.NET
16 17 (14.17%) OO
16 17 (14.17%) Web Development
17 16 (13.33%) JSON
17 16 (13.33%) Backbone.js
18 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
19 14 (11.67%) Ajax
19 14 (11.67%) Subversion
19 14 (11.67%) CSS3
20 13 (10.83%) Enterprise Software

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (10.00%) Apache
2 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.83%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.17%) CMS
4 4 (3.33%) Node.js
5 3 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) FileNet
7 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) PaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) LAN
2 4 (3.33%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.67%) VoIP
4 2 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.17%) MySQL
3 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.17%) SQLite
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.67%) Subversion
3 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.67%) Maven
5 7 (5.83%) JUnit
6 6 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) MSI
7 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) Hudson
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Front Office
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Developer
2 22 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 19 (15.83%) Web Developer
4 15 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Architect
8 8 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 7 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Graduate Web Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Graduate
10 6 (5.00%) Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Account Manager
10 6 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.50%) CSS
2 37 (30.83%) HTML
3 36 (30.00%) jQuery
4 28 (23.33%) .NET
5 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.83%) REST
6 17 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
6 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
7 16 (13.33%) Backbone.js
7 16 (13.33%) JSON
8 14 (11.67%) CSS3
8 14 (11.67%) Ajax
9 13 (10.83%) Symfony
10 12 (10.00%) HTML5
10 12 (10.00%) Ember.js
10 12 (10.00%) Underscore.js
11 9 (7.50%) J2EE
12 8 (6.67%) XML
13 7 (5.83%) EJB
14 5 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Open Source
1 13 (10.83%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.50%) Social Media
6 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) SCORM
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (7.50%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) Project Management
2 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.00%) OOP
4 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
5 17 (14.17%) Web Development
5 17 (14.17%) OO
6 12 (10.00%) OOD
6 12 (10.00%) MVC
6 12 (10.00%) Scrum
7 11 (9.17%) People Management
8 10 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.67%) ERP
9 8 (6.67%) TDD
10 7 (5.83%) Kanban
10 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.17%) ITIL
12 5 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
2 39 (32.50%) SQL
3 27 (22.50%) PHP
4 20 (16.67%) C#
5 17 (14.17%) VB.NET
6 12 (10.00%) VB
7 11 (9.17%) Python
8 10 (8.33%) Java
9 9 (7.50%) PHP5
10 8 (6.67%) Perl
10 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 8 (6.67%) Ruby
11 6 (5.00%) VB6
12 5 (4.17%) C++
13 4 (3.33%) VC++
13 4 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (2.50%) VBScript
15 1 (0.83%) C
15 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) PMP
3 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Puppet
2 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.17%) Nagios
2 5 (4.17%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) Zend
3 5 (4.17%) Twitter
4 3 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (1.67%) Mitel
5 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.67%) Avaya
6 1 (0.83%) Sage
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) EMC
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago