Period
to 24 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 111 102
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +34
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 85 82 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.64% 2.18% 2.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.32% 11.39% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 85
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £31,625 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £73,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -5.26%

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 824 720 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.61% 19.12% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 573 477 355
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £79,750 £75,000 £69,200
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 62 (72.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (67.06%) PaaS
3 56 (65.88%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (41.18%) IaaS
5 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
6 30 (35.29%) Public Cloud
7 28 (32.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (31.76%) GDPR
9 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (29.41%) Data Protection
11 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (25.88%) Marketing
13 20 (23.53%) Degree
14 19 (22.35%) Office 365
15 18 (21.18%) Finance
15 18 (21.18%) Project Management
16 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (17.65%) .NET
16 15 (17.65%) Product Management
16 15 (17.65%) Thought Leadership
17 14 (16.47%) Presales
17 14 (16.47%) Software Testing
17 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
18 13 (15.29%) C#
18 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
18 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
18 13 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (15.29%) Analytics
18 13 (15.29%) Data Analytics
18 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving

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 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
1 5 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (72.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (67.06%) PaaS
3 56 (65.88%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (41.18%) IaaS
5 19 (22.35%) Office 365
6 11 (12.94%) OneDrive
7 8 (9.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (8.24%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (5.88%) Amazon S3
9 5 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (5.88%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (5.88%) CloudFront
9 5 (5.88%) Sage Pay
9 5 (5.88%) Serverless
9 5 (5.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Skype
2 7 (8.24%) Internet
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) Power BI
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.88%) Marketing
2 18 (21.18%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Product Manager
2 13 (15.29%) Architect
3 12 (14.12%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Senior Manager
3 12 (14.12%) Senior Product Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Office 365 Business Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Java Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Lead Software Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) AWS Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Package Solution Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) Web Services
3 6 (7.06%) CSS
3 6 (7.06%) HTML
3 6 (7.06%) Laravel
4 5 (5.88%) jQuery
4 5 (5.88%) JSON
4 5 (5.88%) LAMP
4 5 (5.88%) Node.js
4 5 (5.88%) SAML
4 5 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (5.88%) XML
5 4 (4.71%) Middleware
6 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.35%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.18%) OpenID
8 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) Public Cloud
2 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.12%) Social Media
4 11 (12.94%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (9.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (7.06%) iPad
6 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
6 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (5.88%) User Experience
8 3 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
9 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 18 (21.18%) Project Management
5 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (17.65%) Product Management
5 15 (17.65%) Thought Leadership
6 14 (16.47%) Presales
6 14 (16.47%) Software Testing
7 13 (15.29%) Analytics
7 13 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (15.29%) Data Analytics
7 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (14.12%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (12.94%) Business Process Improvement
9 11 (12.94%) Coaching
9 11 (12.94%) Microservices
9 11 (12.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) C#
2 9 (10.59%) Java
3 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 6 (7.06%) PHP
5 5 (5.88%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.35%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.35%) Go
7 2 (2.35%) SOQL
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (3.53%) MCSA
3 3 (3.53%) MCSE
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.76%) GDPR
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Docker
2 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Ansible
1 5 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 5 (5.88%) Mesos
1 5 (5.88%) rkt
1 5 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
1 5 (5.88%) Terraform
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) VMware
3 6 (7.06%) Google
3 6 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.88%) IBM
4 5 (5.88%) Remedy
5 3 (3.53%) 3PAR
5 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco
5 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) RightScale
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix
7 1 (1.18%) Zend