Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 149 96
Rank change year-on-year +64 -53 +34
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 55 27 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.71% 0.87% 2.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.45% 4.50% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 78
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.22% -2.70%

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 582 600 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.67% 19.24% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 457 486 348
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,875 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +13 12 £51,250 +20.59% 7
Wilmslow +14 9 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Sandbach - 8 £52,500 - 1
Macclesfield +14 7 £50,000 +81.82%
Crewe - 7 £67,500 - 1
Knutsford - 3 - -
Runcorn - 3 £35,000 - 1
Chester +8 1 £32,500 -40.91% 3
Daresbury - 1 £30,000 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 23 (41.82%) C#
1 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (36.36%) .NET
5 17 (30.91%) HTML
5 17 (30.91%) DevOps
6 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (27.27%) CSS
8 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.82%) SQL
9 12 (21.82%) MVC
10 11 (20.00%) Docker
10 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (18.18%) Open Source
11 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 10 (18.18%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.36%) Microservices
13 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle
13 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
13 7 (12.73%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (12.73%) Bitbucket
13 7 (12.73%) Node.js
13 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (12.73%) React
14 6 (10.91%) Mobile 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 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon Glacier
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (10.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (9.09%) PaaS
6 4 (7.27%) IaaS
7 2 (3.64%) Office 365
8 1 (1.82%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LAN
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) DMZ
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) SMTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Bitbucket
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Billing
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) .NET Developer
2 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) C# Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) Programmer
6 6 (10.91%) Azure Developer
7 5 (9.09%) AWS Developer
7 5 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Information Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) ERP Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) HTML
3 15 (27.27%) CSS
4 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.73%) Node.js
6 7 (12.73%) React
7 6 (10.91%) Flash
7 6 (10.91%) jQuery
7 6 (10.91%) SignalR
7 6 (10.91%) Vue.js
7 6 (10.91%) WebSockets
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.45%) RESTful
9 3 (5.45%) WCF
9 3 (5.45%) Web Services
10 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
10 2 (3.64%) XML
11 1 (1.82%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Android
1 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) DevOps
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.18%) Open Source
5 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.36%) Microservices
7 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.91%) Android Development
8 6 (10.91%) iOS Development
8 6 (10.91%) Mobile Development
8 6 (10.91%) Web Development
9 5 (9.09%) API Development
9 5 (9.09%) ERP
9 5 (9.09%) Information Security
9 5 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (7.27%) OO
10 4 (7.27%) OOP
10 4 (7.27%) Scrum
10 4 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CISM
1 4 (7.27%) CISSP
1 4 (7.27%) CRISC
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) SendGrid