Period
to 24 September 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 105 112
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 +48
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 84 95 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.24% 2.50% 2.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.23% 14.46% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 70 87 68
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.41% -13.60%
10th Percentile £21,000 £30,200 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,750 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +35.71%

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 821 657 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.91% 17.29% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 635 538 373
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 31 (36.90%) PaaS
4 28 (33.33%) C#
5 25 (29.76%) Finance
6 24 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (26.19%) .NET
8 20 (23.81%) Degree
9 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
10 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
10 18 (21.43%) Public Cloud
11 17 (20.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (19.05%) User Stories
12 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
13 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.48%) OO
15 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (13.10%) Banking
16 11 (13.10%) CRM
16 11 (13.10%) Web Services
16 11 (13.10%) HTML
16 11 (13.10%) DevOps
17 10 (11.90%) Coaching
17 10 (11.90%) Python
17 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.90%) Node.js
18 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing

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 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (36.90%) PaaS
3 24 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.52%) IaaS
5 6 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
6 5 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (5.95%) AWS CodePipeline
6 5 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.95%) CloudFront
6 5 (5.95%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (5.95%) Serverless
6 5 (5.95%) SoftLayer
7 4 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.19%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) SMS
2 4 (4.76%) LAN
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) WAN
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Big Data
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Power BI
5 2 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.38%) QlikView
6 1 (1.19%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.19%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.19%) JUnit
2 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.10%) Banking
4 8 (9.52%) Marketing
5 5 (5.95%) Retail
6 4 (4.76%) French Language
6 4 (4.76%) Local Government
6 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.38%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Software Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Analyst
7 9 (10.71%) Graduate
7 9 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Graduate Software Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) Web Services
3 10 (11.90%) Node.js
4 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 6 (7.14%) RESTful
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.95%) HTML5
7 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.76%) JSON
7 4 (4.76%) REST
7 4 (4.76%) SAML
7 4 (4.76%) XML
8 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.57%) CSS3
8 3 (3.57%) jQuery
8 3 (3.57%) Middleware
8 3 (3.57%) React
8 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.95%) Social Media
6 4 (4.76%) NHS
7 2 (2.38%) Fintech
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
3 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 17 (20.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (19.05%) User Stories
6 13 (15.48%) OO
7 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.10%) CRM
8 11 (13.10%) DevOps
9 10 (11.90%) Coaching
10 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
11 8 (9.52%) Scrum
12 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (7.14%) ITIL
13 6 (7.14%) OOD
13 6 (7.14%) Release Management
13 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.90%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) SQL
6 7 (8.33%) Scala
7 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) C
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.76%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.57%) RHCE
4 3 (3.57%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.19%) CCNA
5 1 (1.19%) CCNP
5 1 (1.19%) CEH
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) OSCP
5 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.14%) Ansible
3 5 (5.95%) Mesos
3 5 (5.95%) rkt
3 5 (5.95%) Terraform
4 4 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.38%) Nagios
5 2 (2.38%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.19%) cPanel
6 1 (1.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) IBM
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Remedy
3 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco
5 2 (2.38%) Informatica
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee
5 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.38%) Tableau
5 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) Zend