Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 108 137
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 +34
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 107 81 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.78% 2.15% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.39% 14.65% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 88 75 47
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -20.83%
10th Percentile £21,000 £36,750 £31,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,200 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 799 553 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.79% 14.69% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 572 454 322
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,300 £28,500 £27,545
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 38 (35.51%) PaaS
2 33 (30.84%) Degree
3 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (27.10%) Mentoring
5 28 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (26.17%) Java
6 27 (25.23%) C#
7 26 (24.30%) Marketing
8 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (20.56%) Finance
10 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
10 20 (18.69%) .NET
10 20 (18.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (17.76%) Product Management
11 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
12 18 (16.82%) Social Media
12 18 (16.82%) Line Management
13 17 (15.89%) CRM
14 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
15 14 (13.08%) OO
15 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
16 13 (12.15%) HTML
17 12 (11.21%) SQL
17 12 (11.21%) Computer Science Degree
18 11 (10.28%) Public Cloud
18 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
18 11 (10.28%) ServiceNow
18 11 (10.28%) DevOps
18 11 (10.28%) 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 3 (2.80%) CMS
1 3 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 38 (35.51%) PaaS
2 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.41%) IaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.74%) CloudFront
5 4 (3.74%) Serverless
6 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Office 365
7 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) SMS
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Big Data
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Subversion
2 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (24.30%) Marketing
2 22 (20.56%) Finance
3 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.28%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 4 (3.74%) Retail
6 3 (2.80%) French Language
6 3 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Software Developer
3 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Graduate
4 12 (11.21%) Graduate Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Graduate Software Developer
5 11 (10.28%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.28%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Head of Product Management
7 9 (8.41%) Architect
7 9 (8.41%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Product Manager
9 7 (6.54%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) .NET
2 13 (12.15%) HTML
3 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
3 11 (10.28%) CSS
4 8 (7.48%) Node.js
5 7 (6.54%) CSS3
5 7 (6.54%) HTML5
5 7 (6.54%) Web Services
6 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.61%) RESTful
7 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.67%) jQuery
7 5 (4.67%) React
7 5 (4.67%) REST
8 4 (3.74%) JSON
8 4 (3.74%) Sass
8 4 (3.74%) Spring
8 4 (3.74%) XML
9 3 (2.80%) Ajax
10 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.82%) Social Media
4 11 (10.28%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) NHS
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Fintech
7 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Unix
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.10%) Mentoring
3 20 (18.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (17.76%) Product Management
5 18 (16.82%) Line Management
6 17 (15.89%) CRM
7 14 (13.08%) OO
7 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.28%) DevOps
8 11 (10.28%) Service Delivery
9 10 (9.35%) Due Diligence
9 10 (9.35%) Microservices
9 10 (9.35%) Scrum
9 10 (9.35%) User Stories
10 9 (8.41%) TDD
11 8 (7.48%) Business Development
11 8 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.48%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) Java
2 27 (25.23%) C#
3 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.21%) SQL
5 7 (6.54%) Scala
6 5 (4.67%) C
7 4 (3.74%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) PHP
8 3 (2.80%) VB
9 2 (1.87%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.93%) Java 8
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CEH
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.93%) OSCP
4 1 (0.93%) RHCE
4 1 (0.93%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Docker
1 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Mesos
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) rkt
2 1 (0.93%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) ServiceNow
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.80%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) McAfee
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds