Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 69 87
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 39 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.37% 1.56% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.21% 29.79% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 5
Lancashire median annual salary £32,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.72% -19.44% -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.86% 5.24% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 31
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% -17.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Lancashire

SaaS
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Lancashire 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
Preston +11 22 £45,000 +18.42%
Chorley +10 9 £25,000 -44.44%
Blackpool +18 3 £43,000 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £75,000 -
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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 23 (58.97%) Marketing
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) CSS
2 20 (51.28%) jQuery
2 20 (51.28%) Front End Development
3 16 (41.03%) Sass
3 16 (41.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (41.03%) User Experience
3 16 (41.03%) Subversion
4 6 (15.38%) CRM
4 6 (15.38%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (7.69%) FTP
6 3 (7.69%) HTTP
6 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.69%) EDI
6 3 (7.69%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
6 3 (7.69%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (7.69%) PaaS
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Product Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) Market Research
6 3 (7.69%) Product Management
6 3 (7.69%) Budget Control
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) IaaS
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) FTP
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 23 (58.97%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
1 20 (51.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 16 (41.03%) Senior Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Junior
5 3 (7.69%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) CSS
1 20 (51.28%) HTML
1 20 (51.28%) jQuery
2 16 (41.03%) Sass
2 16 (41.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (7.69%) EDI
3 3 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Front End Development
2 6 (15.38%) CRM
2 6 (15.38%) ERP
3 3 (7.69%) Budget Control
3 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.69%) Line Management
3 3 (7.69%) Market Research
3 3 (7.69%) PLM
3 3 (7.69%) Pricing Strategy
3 3 (7.69%) Product Management
3 3 (7.69%) Product Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Service Design
3 3 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (7.69%) Use Case
4 2 (5.13%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.13%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
2 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft