Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 106 164
Rank change year-on-year -39 +58 -11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 34 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.11% 1.83% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.42% 16.73% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 14
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.20% -6.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,133 £65,000 £81,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 458 245 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.99% 10.96% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 385 216 223
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £64,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Wilmslow -3 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Ellesmere Port - 4 £40,000 -
Knutsford -38 3 £72,500 +20.83%
Northwich - 3 £30,000 -
Crewe +1 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Chester -6 1 £42,500 +21.43% 5
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) IaaS
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 11 (32.35%) MVC
5 11 (32.35%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) jQuery
6 10 (29.41%) PaaS
7 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (26.47%) C#
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) DevOps
10 6 (17.65%) Break/Fix
10 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (17.65%) TDD
10 6 (17.65%) Retail
11 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (14.71%) Information Security

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 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) IaaS
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (29.41%) PaaS
4 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (20.59%) Office 365
6 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.94%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Power BI
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Release Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) jQuery
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.76%) WPF
6 3 (8.82%) Laravel
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Symfony
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) LAMP
8 1 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) SignalR
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) PMI
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Break/Fix
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (11.76%) SOLID
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (8.82%) Release Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CISA
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Zend
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) PayPal
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Aruba
4 1 (2.94%) Brocade
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee
4 1 (2.94%) SOTI
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Trustwave