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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 83 104
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 27 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.87% 0.31% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.57% 3.13% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 22
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 199 96 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.77% 10.07% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 158 81 93
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,600 £51,300
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ellesmere Port - 18 £40,000 -
Wilmslow -11 3 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Crewe - 3 £46,250 - 1
Chester - 2 £43,750 -
Warrington -12 1 £67,500 +42.10%
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (50.67%) MVC
2 38 (50.67%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) .NET
2 38 (50.67%) jQuery
3 36 (48.00%) SOLID
3 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (48.00%) Dependency Injection
3 36 (48.00%) TDD
3 36 (48.00%) WPF
3 36 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (25.33%) ITIL
6 15 (20.00%) Finance
7 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.33%) Oracle
9 10 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (10.67%) PaaS
11 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (8.00%) Windows
14 5 (6.67%) MCSE
14 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (6.67%) PMI
14 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification

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 2 (2.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) PaaS
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) IaaS
4 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.00%) Office 365
6 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.33%) Boomi
7 1 (1.33%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) Network Security
1 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) Power BI
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 38 (50.67%) .NET Developer
2 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 38 (50.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 38 (50.67%) C# Developer
2 38 (50.67%) Software Developer
3 36 (48.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 36 (48.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 36 (48.00%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Environment Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) .NET
1 38 (50.67%) jQuery
2 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 36 (48.00%) WPF
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.67%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) Laravel
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) PMI
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) MVC
2 36 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (48.00%) Dependency Injection
2 36 (48.00%) SOLID
2 36 (48.00%) TDD
3 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.33%) ITIL
5 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.67%) Release Management
10 4 (5.33%) Scrum
11 3 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (4.00%) OOD
11 3 (4.00%) SDLC
11 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.00%) Telesales
11 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) C#
2 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) MCSE
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) PayPal
3 3 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Aruba
4 1 (1.33%) Brocade
4 1 (1.33%) Dell
4 1 (1.33%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.33%) Juniper
4 1 (1.33%) SOTI
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.33%) Veeam
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
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