Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 139 111
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 +54
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 35 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.34% 1.16% 1.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.99% 7.61% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 39
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,069 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 501 460 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.20% 15.21% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 408 387 224
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.25% +3.75% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 - 14 £42,500 -
Wilmslow -13 6 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Chester +8 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Knutsford +17 2 - -
Crewe +5 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 - 1
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 19 (54.29%) SQL
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 15 (42.86%) Ansible
4 15 (42.86%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 15 (42.86%) DevOps
5 14 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 14 (40.00%) SOLID
5 14 (40.00%) Scrum
5 14 (40.00%) N-Tier
5 14 (40.00%) OOP
5 14 (40.00%) OO
5 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 14 (40.00%) WCF
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) Web Development

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 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
General
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Presales Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Development Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SOA Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Account Executive
7 1 (2.86%) Product Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Account Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) WCF
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.86%) Guava
5 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (42.86%) DevOps
3 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 14 (40.00%) OO
4 14 (40.00%) OOP
4 14 (40.00%) Scrum
4 14 (40.00%) SOLID
4 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) API Integration
6 3 (8.57%) B2B
6 3 (8.57%) Presales
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Java 8
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) GCIH
1 1 (2.86%) GIAC
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.86%) BT
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com