Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 83 126
Rank change year-on-year +58 +43 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 117 71 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.43% 2.74% 2.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.12% 7.96% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 139 73 39
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -17.39% +6.98%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +17.65%

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 726 892 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 52.31% 34.37% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 596 792 595
Median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £34,489 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Birmingham

SaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SaaS in Birmingham

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 79 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (53.85%) DevOps
3 56 (47.86%) AWS
4 53 (45.30%) REST
5 52 (44.44%) Microservices
6 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
7 42 (35.90%) Azure
8 40 (34.19%) MongoDB
9 36 (30.77%) Python
10 33 (28.21%) Test Automation
11 30 (25.64%) PaaS
11 30 (25.64%) Django
11 30 (25.64%) Flask
11 30 (25.64%) GCP
11 30 (25.64%) Fintech
12 27 (23.08%) .NET
13 26 (22.22%) SQL
13 26 (22.22%) Serverless
14 25 (21.37%) AWS Lambda
14 25 (21.37%) Mentoring
14 25 (21.37%) IaaS
15 22 (18.80%) TDD
16 21 (17.95%) Finance
16 21 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
17 20 (17.09%) Terraform
17 20 (17.09%) BDD
17 20 (17.09%) Coaching
18 19 (16.24%) Ansible
18 19 (16.24%) Jenkins
18 19 (16.24%) Node.js

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 (2.56%) Confluence
1 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Figma
1 3 (2.56%) InVision
1 3 (2.56%) Sketch
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 56 (47.86%) AWS
2 42 (35.90%) Azure
3 30 (25.64%) GCP
3 30 (25.64%) PaaS
4 26 (22.22%) Serverless
5 25 (21.37%) AWS Lambda
5 25 (21.37%) IaaS
6 16 (13.68%) OpenShift
7 10 (8.55%) GitHub
8 4 (3.42%) Office 365
8 4 (3.42%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.71%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.85%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.85%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) AMQP
1 10 (8.55%) Asterisk PBX
1 10 (8.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.55%) Redis
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.71%) Tableau
9 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.42%) GitLab
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq
5 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Law
3 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 5 (4.27%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Developer
2 19 (16.24%) Python Engineer
3 18 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Architect
5 15 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) Analyst
7 12 (10.26%) Angular Developer
7 12 (10.26%) DevOps Architect
8 11 (9.40%) .NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (9.40%) Backend Developer
8 11 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (9.40%) React Developer
8 11 (9.40%) SQL Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Design Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Open Source Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) T-SQL Developer
9 10 (8.55%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.30%) REST
2 30 (25.64%) Django
2 30 (25.64%) Flask
3 27 (23.08%) .NET
4 19 (16.24%) Node.js
5 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.11%) CSS
6 13 (11.11%) HTML
6 13 (11.11%) jQuery
7 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.26%) Ajax
7 12 (10.26%) JSON
8 11 (9.40%) GraphQL
8 11 (9.40%) React
8 11 (9.40%) Spring Boot
9 10 (8.55%) .NET Core
9 10 (8.55%) FreeSWITCH
9 10 (8.55%) Kafka
9 10 (8.55%) Spring
9 10 (8.55%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Private Cloud
2 10 (8.55%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (53.85%) DevOps
3 52 (44.44%) Microservices
4 33 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 30 (25.64%) Fintech
6 25 (21.37%) Mentoring
7 22 (18.80%) TDD
8 21 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
9 20 (17.09%) BDD
9 20 (17.09%) Coaching
10 14 (11.97%) Project Management
11 12 (10.26%) B2B
11 12 (10.26%) Kanban
11 12 (10.26%) Multithreading
12 11 (9.40%) Open Source
12 11 (9.40%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (8.55%) Project Delivery
13 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.84%) Decision-Making
14 8 (6.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.77%) Python
3 26 (22.22%) SQL
4 15 (12.82%) C#
5 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.11%) Java
7 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.42%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.42%) MCSE
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.42%) VCP5
4 4 (3.42%) VCP6
4 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.71%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) Docker
2 10 (8.55%) Kamailio
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) Terraform
2 19 (16.24%) Ansible
3 12 (10.26%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.42%) CFEngine
4 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.42%) Puppet
4 4 (3.42%) SCCM
4 4 (3.42%) SCOM
4 4 (3.42%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) MIIS
5 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 11 (9.40%) Google
3 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.42%) Ceridian
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco
4 4 (3.42%) Citrix
4 4 (3.42%) McAfee
4 4 (3.42%) NetApp
4 4 (3.42%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (3.42%) SAP
4 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.42%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) Workday
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) iManage