Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 74 156
Rank change year-on-year -73 +82 -22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 42 64 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.24% 2.99% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.81% 23.02% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 38 79 9
Cheshire median annual salary £49,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.88% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,375 £63,000 £45,500
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 538 278 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.88% 12.97% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 426 244 208
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,250 £20,750 £20,425
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Cheshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Cheshire.

Salary trend for SaaS in Cheshire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Cheshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -4 9 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Wilmslow -6 6 £28,750 -34.66% 2
Knutsford -45 3 £72,500 +20.83%
Northwich - 3 £30,000 -
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (66.67%) IaaS
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (45.24%) PaaS
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) Office 365
5 16 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (38.10%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
5 16 (38.10%) DevOps
5 16 (38.10%) Break/Fix
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) MCSE
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (26.19%) Windows
7 11 (26.19%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 7 (16.67%) MVC
9 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) QA
10 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (14.29%) Retail
10 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (66.67%) IaaS
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (45.24%) PaaS
3 17 (40.48%) Office 365
4 16 (38.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.38%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Software Sales Executive
9 1 (2.38%) UI Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) User Experience Manager
9 1 (2.38%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) Laravel
5 2 (4.76%) Symfony
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) SignalR
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 16 (38.10%) Break/Fix
3 16 (38.10%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 5 (11.90%) Information Security
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.14%) Data Security
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Security Management
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
1 11 (26.19%) MCSE
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CISA
2 3 (7.14%) CISM
2 3 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Veeam
3 3 (7.14%) Zend
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) PayPal
4 2 (4.76%) Twitter
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) Trustwave