Period
to 27 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 101 151
Rank change year-on-year +30 +50 -77
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 46 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.85% 1.71% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.96% 8.05% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 36
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,400 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £70,625
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +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 578 447 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.77% 21.25% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 475 337 484
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% +21.23%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,150 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +3.61%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +11 11 £57,000 +8.57% 1
Wilmslow +4 5 £45,000 +10.43% 2
Macclesfield -2 5 £65,000 +116.67%
Sandbach - 5 £60,000 -
Chester -16 3 £63,750 +34.21% 1
Runcorn -3 2 £35,000 -17.65%
Knutsford - 2 £20,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 - 1
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
3 15 (32.61%) Azure
4 14 (30.43%) AWS
4 14 (30.43%) Node.js
5 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) DevOps
5 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (23.91%) Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (23.91%) Docker
6 11 (23.91%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (23.91%) .NET
6 11 (23.91%) Process Improvement
7 9 (19.57%) MVC
8 8 (17.39%) HTML
8 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
8 8 (17.39%) Open Source
8 8 (17.39%) Matrix Management
8 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (15.22%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (15.22%) Public Sector
9 7 (15.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (15.22%) Amazon Glacier
9 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
9 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (15.22%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (15.22%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (15.22%) Jenkins

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 4 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Azure
2 14 (30.43%) AWS
3 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon ECS
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon S3
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (15.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (8.70%) GCP
5 4 (8.70%) IaaS
6 3 (6.52%) Azure Functions
6 3 (6.52%) PaaS
6 3 (6.52%) Serverless
7 1 (2.17%) npm
7 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) WebEx
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (10.87%) Redis
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
1 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
1 7 (15.22%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.17%) webpack
4 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 7 (15.22%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Local Government
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Head of Support
4 5 (10.87%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Head of IT
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) Salesperson
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Node.js
2 11 (23.91%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.04%) React
6 5 (10.87%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Core
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
9 1 (2.17%) Jest
9 1 (2.17%) jQuery
9 1 (2.17%) Laravel
9 1 (2.17%) LINQ
9 1 (2.17%) React Native
9 1 (2.17%) REST
9 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
9 1 (2.17%) Vue.js
9 1 (2.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.35%) Blog
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.09%) DevOps
4 11 (23.91%) Process Improvement
4 11 (23.91%) Procure-to-Pay
5 9 (19.57%) MVC
6 8 (17.39%) Matrix Management
6 8 (17.39%) Open Source
6 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (13.04%) Microservices
8 5 (10.87%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (10.87%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Task Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.52%) Data-Driven Decision Making
10 3 (6.52%) Product Management
10 3 (6.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) ES6
6 1 (2.17%) ES7
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Terraform
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
4 4 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) VMware