The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 52
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 11.11% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £26,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -38.23%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 42 18 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 9.98% 5.20% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 22
Median salary £22,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,150 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £47,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Lancashire.

Salary trend for SaaS in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (52.94%) Smart Meter
2 8 (47.06%) Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 5 (29.41%) JUnit
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) MDX
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) BGP
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) MPLS
1 4 (23.53%) OSPF
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) Power BI
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Analytics
1 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) B2B
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto