Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 109 94
Rank change year-on-year -22 -15 +51
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 51 91 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.45% 2.39% 2.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.37% 13.07% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 102
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £51,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.75% -13.56% +18.00%
10th Percentile £28,125 £32,700 £45,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,250 £54,000
% change year-on-year +18.34% -21.76% +44.00%

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 801 696 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.78% 18.27% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 597 520 409
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £28,650 £27,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% +8.75%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 32 (62.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (54.90%) PaaS
3 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) Finance
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) .NET
6 14 (27.45%) Python
7 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
7 13 (25.49%) Node.js
8 12 (23.53%) IaaS
8 12 (23.53%) Docker
8 12 (23.53%) C#
8 12 (23.53%) Java
8 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 11 (21.57%) Web Services
9 11 (21.57%) ITSM
9 11 (21.57%) DevOps
9 11 (21.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (21.57%) Kubernetes
9 11 (21.57%) Ansible
9 11 (21.57%) Public Cloud
9 11 (21.57%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (19.61%) Serverless
10 10 (19.61%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (19.61%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (19.61%) Terraform
10 10 (19.61%) rkt
10 10 (19.61%) IBM Cloud

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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (54.90%) PaaS
3 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (23.53%) IaaS
5 11 (21.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (19.61%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (19.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 10 (19.61%) Amazon S3
6 10 (19.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (19.61%) AWS CodePipeline
6 10 (19.61%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (19.61%) CloudFront
6 10 (19.61%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (19.61%) Serverless
6 10 (19.61%) SoftLayer
7 9 (17.65%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (7.84%) Office 365
9 3 (5.88%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.96%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) Skype
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) Power BI
5 4 (7.84%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.92%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (3.92%) QlikView
7 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Local Government
4 2 (3.92%) French Language
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Lead DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Java Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) Node.js
3 11 (21.57%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) SAML
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) Middleware
6 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.88%) CSS
6 3 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.92%) jQuery
7 2 (3.92%) Laravel
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.92%) REST
7 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.96%) OpenID
8 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Public Cloud
2 10 (19.61%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) ITSM
4 10 (19.61%) Coaching
4 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.61%) Dashboard Development
4 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Change Management
5 9 (17.65%) Community of Practice
5 9 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (17.65%) Secure Coding
5 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 8 (15.69%) Analytics
6 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.69%) ITIL
6 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Python
2 12 (23.53%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.88%) RHCE
4 3 (5.88%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) GDPR
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 12 (23.53%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Ansible
1 11 (21.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (19.61%) Mesos
2 10 (19.61%) rkt
2 10 (19.61%) Terraform
3 9 (17.65%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.96%) cPanel
5 1 (1.96%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) IBM
3 9 (17.65%) Remedy
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Informatica
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.92%) Tableau
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.92%) Zend
7 1 (1.96%) Google