Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 99 131
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 69 108 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.89% 2.60% 1.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.65% 19.85% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 101 62
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £36,125 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £85,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 648 544 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.75% 13.09% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 424 371 291
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 29 (42.03%) PaaS
2 28 (40.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (39.13%) Marketing
4 24 (34.78%) Degree
4 24 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 23 (33.33%) Line Management
6 22 (31.88%) Product Management
7 21 (30.43%) Social Media
8 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (15.94%) SQL
11 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (13.04%) Analytics
12 9 (13.04%) Java
13 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.59%) IaaS
14 7 (10.14%) Microservices
14 7 (10.14%) Business Development
14 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.14%) ITIL
14 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
15 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
15 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (8.70%) Finance
15 6 (8.70%) jQuery
15 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
15 6 (8.70%) Physical Data Model

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 (2.90%) CMS
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Drupal
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) PaaS
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (11.59%) IaaS
5 3 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (4.35%) Office 365
6 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.45%) GitHub
7 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) DHCP
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
1 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (39.13%) Marketing
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Product Manager
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Data Scientist
5 5 (7.25%) Head of Product Management
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Data Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Data Scientist
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 3 (4.35%) ERP Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) jQuery
1 6 (8.70%) REST
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) Spring
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (30.43%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
2 2 (2.90%) Windows NT
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 23 (33.33%) Line Management
4 22 (31.88%) Product Management
5 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Analytics
7 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.14%) Business Development
8 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.14%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) Microservices
8 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.70%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.25%) CRM
10 5 (7.25%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (7.25%) Presales
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) C
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Go
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) CISM
2 1 (1.45%) CISSP
2 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) COBIT
1 1 (1.45%) GPG13
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Terraform
2 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.45%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) Teradata
5 1 (1.45%) VMware