Period
to 24 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 110 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 58 84 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.15% 2.24% 2.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.58% 9.68% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 87
Birmingham median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -7.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,000 £30,200
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £65,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 882 868 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.65% 23.17% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 745 680 558
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £49,083 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% +9.07% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,350 £26,250 £28,675
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Birmingham

SaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SaaS in Birmingham

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 29 (50.00%) Azure
2 21 (36.21%) PaaS
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) IaaS
4 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.31%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (27.59%) AWS
7 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (24.14%) Finance
8 12 (20.69%) Public Cloud
9 11 (18.97%) Docker
9 11 (18.97%) Office 365
9 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
11 9 (15.52%) Firewall
11 9 (15.52%) DevOps
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
12 8 (13.79%) ITIL
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
12 8 (13.79%) Project Delivery
13 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure as Code
13 7 (12.07%) Serverless
13 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
14 6 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (10.34%) Web Services
14 6 (10.34%) C#
14 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.34%) Banking

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.62%) IIS
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Anypoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) Azure
2 21 (36.21%) PaaS
3 20 (34.48%) IaaS
4 16 (27.59%) AWS
5 11 (18.97%) Office 365
6 7 (12.07%) Serverless
7 6 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
8 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (6.90%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (6.90%) CloudFront
9 3 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (5.17%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (3.45%) Azure Functions
10 2 (3.45%) GCP
10 2 (3.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) DHCP
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Converged Networks
3 3 (5.17%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.17%) WAN
3 3 (5.17%) Wireless
4 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.72%) ICMP
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
5 1 (1.72%) SNMP
5 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.45%) GIS
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 3 (5.17%) Law
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Architect
2 8 (13.79%) Developer
3 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.62%) SaaS Project Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) Node.js
2 4 (6.90%) SAML
3 3 (5.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.17%) REST
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.45%) RAML
4 2 (3.45%) Swagger
5 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.72%) Java EE
5 1 (1.72%) JMS
5 1 (1.72%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.72%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.69%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) CCTV
5 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
1 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (15.52%) DevOps
4 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 8 (13.79%) Project Delivery
5 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.62%) Microservices
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.62%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.62%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.72%) Go
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) SOQL
5 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.45%) CCNA
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) MCSA
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GDPR
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Docker
2 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Ansible
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.90%) Mesos
2 4 (6.90%) rkt
2 4 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Kibana
4 2 (3.45%) logstash
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.72%) CASB
5 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.17%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.45%) Remedy
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) WSO2
6 1 (1.72%) Cypress Semiconductor