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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 179 154 171
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 65 76 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.41% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.95% 23.60% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 32
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £49,650
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
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
502 322 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.12% 5.98% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 365 251 151
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,910 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -4 23 £47,500 -36.66% 1
Solihull +26 11 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Warwickshire +2 9 £43,000 -24.56%
Staffordshire +4 7 £45,000 +45.16%
Coventry -11 6 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Worcestershire -18 5 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Shropshire -14 1 £33,000 +24.52% 1
Walsall - 1 £47,000 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.10%) HTML
3 39 (23.49%) JavaScript
4 38 (22.89%) Project Management
5 37 (22.29%) CSS
6 31 (18.67%) Java
7 28 (16.87%) .NET
8 27 (16.27%) SQL
8 27 (16.27%) IaaS
9 26 (15.66%) SDLC
9 26 (15.66%) ASP.NET
10 25 (15.06%) Software Engineering
10 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
10 25 (15.06%) CRM
11 24 (14.46%) Finance
12 23 (13.86%) MVC
13 22 (13.25%) C#
13 22 (13.25%) PHP
13 22 (13.25%) Project Planning
13 22 (13.25%) Web Development
13 22 (13.25%) HTML5
14 21 (12.65%) Presales
14 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
14 21 (12.65%) Windows
15 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
15 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (11.45%) Web Services
16 19 (11.45%) TDD
17 18 (10.84%) Spring
17 18 (10.84%) Business Analysis

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 (3.01%) Apache
1 5 (3.01%) Apache Solr
1 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.41%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) JBoss
3 3 (1.81%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.20%) Node.js
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.27%) IaaS
2 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.24%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (6.63%) PaaS
6 5 (3.01%) Office 365
7 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.81%) Google Apps
9 2 (1.20%) Force.com
9 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.83%) Firewall
3 9 (5.42%) VoIP
4 8 (4.82%) Unified Communications
4 8 (4.82%) VPN
5 7 (4.22%) Network Security
6 6 (3.61%) BGP
6 6 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (3.61%) DHCP
6 6 (3.61%) EIGRP
6 6 (3.61%) MPLS
6 6 (3.61%) SAN
7 4 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.41%) DNS
7 4 (2.41%) HTTP
8 3 (1.81%) Internet
9 2 (1.20%) ISDN
9 2 (1.20%) LAN
9 2 (1.20%) PSTN
9 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) MySQL
3 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.81%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.60%) QlikView
8 1 (0.60%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.61%) Maven
3 4 (2.41%) PHPUnit
3 4 (2.41%) Selenium
3 4 (2.41%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.81%) JIRA
4 3 (1.81%) JUnit
4 3 (1.81%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.60%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Legal
2 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.41%) Marketing
4 3 (1.81%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Automotive
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (30.12%) Developer
2 36 (21.69%) Project Manager
3 34 (20.48%) Software Project Manager
4 26 (15.66%) Consultant
4 26 (15.66%) Implementation Manager
4 26 (15.66%) Implementation Project Manager
4 26 (15.66%) Project Implementation Manager
4 26 (15.66%) Software Implementation Manager
4 26 (15.66%) Software Implementation Project Manager
5 23 (13.86%) Software Consultant
6 22 (13.25%) Implementation Consultant
6 22 (13.25%) Project Consultant
6 22 (13.25%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 19 (11.45%) IT Manager
7 19 (11.45%) Software Manager
8 18 (10.84%) IT Consultant
8 18 (10.84%) Java Developer
9 15 (9.04%) IT Project Manager
10 14 (8.43%) Development Manager
11 11 (6.63%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.10%) HTML
2 37 (22.29%) CSS
3 28 (16.87%) .NET
4 26 (15.66%) ASP.NET
5 22 (13.25%) HTML5
6 19 (11.45%) Web Services
7 18 (10.84%) Spring
8 12 (7.23%) CSS3
8 12 (7.23%) Hibernate
9 11 (6.63%) jQuery
10 10 (6.02%) Ajax
10 10 (6.02%) RESTful
11 9 (5.42%) Spring MVC
12 8 (4.82%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.82%) Ember.js
12 8 (4.82%) JDBC
13 7 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (4.22%) JMS
13 7 (4.22%) XML
14 6 (3.61%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.42%) Linked Data
4 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.82%) User Experience
5 6 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.61%) Semantic Web
6 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.01%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.81%) RIA
9 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.20%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) iPhone
9 2 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.20%) Social Media
9 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.65%) Windows
2 13 (7.83%) Linux
3 5 (3.01%) Solaris
4 4 (2.41%) CentOS
4 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.81%) Android
5 3 (1.81%) Unix
5 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.89%) Project Management
3 26 (15.66%) SDLC
4 25 (15.06%) CRM
4 25 (15.06%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.86%) MVC
6 22 (13.25%) Project Planning
6 22 (13.25%) Web Development
7 21 (12.65%) Presales
8 19 (11.45%) TDD
9 18 (10.84%) Business Analysis
10 17 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (10.24%) SOA
11 16 (9.64%) OO
12 14 (8.43%) Time Management
13 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.83%) Waterfall
14 12 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.23%) Scrum
15 11 (6.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.49%) JavaScript
2 31 (18.67%) Java
3 27 (16.27%) SQL
4 22 (13.25%) C#
4 22 (13.25%) PHP
5 10 (6.02%) C
5 10 (6.02%) Ruby
6 6 (3.61%) Apex Code
6 6 (3.61%) Perl
6 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.01%) C++
8 4 (2.41%) Python
8 4 (2.41%) SPARQL
9 3 (1.81%) Clojure
9 3 (1.81%) Groovy
9 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.81%) Scala
10 2 (1.20%) VB
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Degree
2 12 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (3.01%) CCIE
3 5 (3.01%) CCSP
3 5 (3.01%) CEH
3 5 (3.01%) CISA
3 5 (3.01%) CISM
3 5 (3.01%) CISSP
3 5 (3.01%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (3.01%) GIAC
3 5 (3.01%) ISACA
3 5 (3.01%) SANS
3 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (3.01%) SSCP
4 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.81%) CCNP
6 2 (1.20%) CCNA
6 2 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.22%) vSphere
5 6 (3.61%) XenApp
5 6 (3.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.81%) Grafana
2 3 (1.81%) Graphite
2 3 (1.81%) Packer
2 3 (1.81%) Puppet
2 3 (1.81%) Terraform
2 3 (1.81%) Uchiwa
2 3 (1.81%) vRealize
3 2 (1.20%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.60%) Cacti
4 1 (0.60%) Nagios
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) VMware
3 11 (6.63%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.02%) Cisco
5 9 (5.42%) Citrix
6 8 (4.82%) Google
7 6 (3.61%) EMC
7 6 (3.61%) F5
8 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.81%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.81%) SAP
9 3 (1.81%) WSO2
10 2 (1.20%) Canon
10 2 (1.20%) HP
10 2 (1.20%) Juniper
10 2 (1.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Birst
11 1 (0.60%) OpenText
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle
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