Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 114 119
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5 +33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 32 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.11% 1.72% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.84% 12.11% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 59 24
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -12.20% +13.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £54,006 £61,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%

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 548 388 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.98% 14.24% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 442 327 186
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Warrington +24 17 £42,500 -37.04% 1
Wilmslow -5 7 £27,500 -45.69% 1
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
Chester +1 1 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Crewe -8 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) Scrum
4 18 (56.25%) C#
4 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
5 17 (53.13%) Ansible
5 17 (53.13%) DevOps
5 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
6 16 (50.00%) N-Tier
6 16 (50.00%) OOP
6 16 (50.00%) OO
6 16 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 16 (50.00%) SOLID
6 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (50.00%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) Capita
7 5 (15.63%) Marketing
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) Internet

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Junior
4 4 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Presales Manager
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Development Executive
7 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Sales Executive
7 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) GraphQL
5 1 (3.13%) Guava
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
4 17 (53.13%) DevOps
4 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
5 16 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 16 (50.00%) OO
5 16 (50.00%) OOP
5 16 (50.00%) SOLID
5 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) API Integration
7 3 (9.38%) B2B
7 3 (9.38%) Presales
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Java 8
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Capita
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com