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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 94 100
Rank change year-on-year +52 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 48 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.54% 0.84% 1.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.43% 7.69% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 11 19
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 148 143 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.00% 10.92% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 133 122 109
Median salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 £45,000 -
Wilmslow +2 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Crewe - 6 £41,250 - 1
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (42.47%) MVC
3 30 (41.10%) C#
3 30 (41.10%) .NET
4 27 (36.99%) ITIL
5 26 (35.62%) jQuery
6 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET
7 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (31.51%) TDD
8 22 (30.14%) Finance
9 21 (28.77%) WPF
9 21 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (28.77%) Dependency Injection
9 21 (28.77%) SOLID
10 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (26.03%) Configuration Management
11 17 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (20.55%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (19.18%) Oracle
13 14 (19.18%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
15 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
16 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (10.96%) HTML
17 8 (10.96%) CSS
18 7 (9.59%) MySQL
18 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
18 7 (9.59%) Web Development

SaaS
Top Related 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 (5.48%) ColdFusion
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.48%) PaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Boomi
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Grunt
2 2 (2.74%) gulp
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) .NET Developer
2 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 26 (35.62%) C# .NET Developer
2 26 (35.62%) C# Developer
3 21 (28.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 21 (28.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 21 (28.77%) C# Software Developer
3 21 (28.77%) Software Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Environment Manager
5 9 (12.33%) Service Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.22%) IT Manager
7 6 (8.22%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.22%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (6.85%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) .NET
2 26 (35.62%) jQuery
3 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET
4 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (28.77%) WPF
5 14 (19.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (10.96%) CSS
6 8 (10.96%) HTML
7 4 (5.48%) Laravel
7 4 (5.48%) Node.js
8 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.74%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.74%) CSS3
9 2 (2.74%) Ember.js
9 2 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.74%) LESS
9 2 (2.74%) React
9 2 (2.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) iPad
2 5 (6.85%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) PMI
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) MVC
2 27 (36.99%) ITIL
3 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) TDD
4 21 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (28.77%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (28.77%) SOLID
5 19 (26.03%) Configuration Management
6 17 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (20.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.59%) Web Development
10 6 (8.22%) Scrum
11 5 (6.85%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (6.85%) Machine Learning
11 5 (6.85%) OOD
12 4 (5.48%) Release Management
12 4 (5.48%) SDLC
13 3 (4.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) C#
2 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) PHP
4 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.11%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) MCSE
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Google
3 2 (2.74%) IBM
3 2 (2.74%) PayPal
3 2 (2.74%) Twitter
4 1 (1.37%) Dell
4 1 (1.37%) Veeam
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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