Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 74 135
Rank change year-on-year -76 +61 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 32 78 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% 3.27% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 22.48% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 100 12
Cheshire median annual salary £46,250 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.11% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,625 £30,750 £32,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,000 £56,000
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 538 347 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.32% 14.55% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 418 297 212
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,450 £21,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +18 13 £42,500 -37.04% 1
Chester -2 7 £47,500 +8.57% 3
Wilmslow -14 5 £27,500 -42.11% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (56.25%) DevOps
4 14 (43.75%) IaaS
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 10 (31.25%) C#
6 10 (31.25%) OOP
6 10 (31.25%) OO
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (28.13%) MCSE
7 9 (28.13%) N-Tier
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 9 (28.13%) WCF
7 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (28.13%) Office 365
7 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (28.13%) Ansible
7 9 (28.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) PaaS
7 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (28.13%) SOLID
7 9 (28.13%) Break/Fix

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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
1 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (43.75%) IaaS
3 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (28.13%) Office 365
3 9 (28.13%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) .NET Software Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Junior
3 3 (9.38%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Sales Executive
4 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Business Sales Executive
5 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) ERP Sales Executive
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (28.13%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) DevOps
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) OO
5 10 (31.25%) OOP
5 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) Break/Fix
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 9 (28.13%) SOLID
6 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.63%) IT Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) MCSE
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Veeam
3 2 (6.25%) Capita
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) PayPal
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter