Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 119 165
Rank change year-on-year -19 +46 +4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 135 204 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 2.74% 1.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.19% 11.42% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 126 172 126
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,875 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,350 £68,125
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -7.37%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,649 1,786 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 26.38% 24.03% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,563 983
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,850 £26,000 £22,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,400 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% -5.29%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Stockport +20 6 £35,000 -13.58%
Altrincham +2 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Bury +15 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Salford -17 1 £35,000 +15.78% 1
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 51 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (34.81%) Marketing
3 44 (32.59%) Finance
4 34 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (25.19%) Retail
5 33 (24.44%) Digital Marketing
6 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
7 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (22.96%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (22.22%) IaaS
8 30 (22.22%) SQL
9 28 (20.74%) SAP
9 28 (20.74%) Electronics
9 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
9 28 (20.74%) Manufacturing
9 28 (20.74%) Programme Management
10 26 (19.26%) PaaS
11 24 (17.78%) DevOps
12 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.30%) Python
13 22 (16.30%) Google Cloud Platform
14 21 (15.56%) Java
14 21 (15.56%) Google
15 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
16 18 (13.33%) QA
17 17 (12.59%) HTML
17 17 (12.59%) CSS
17 17 (12.59%) Kubernetes
17 17 (12.59%) Docker

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.44%) IIS
3 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.48%) Marvel
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.48%) InVision
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (22.22%) IaaS
4 26 (19.26%) PaaS
5 22 (16.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (3.70%) Serverless
8 4 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.22%) Office 365
10 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.74%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.22%) DNS
2 3 (2.22%) Firewall
3 2 (1.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) Azure SQL Database
1 16 (11.85%) MySQL
2 14 (10.37%) Big Data
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.15%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.22%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.48%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) Ingres
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.63%) Cucumber
2 13 (9.63%) TeamCity
3 11 (8.15%) Selenium
4 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.19%) JIRA
6 6 (4.44%) CircleCI
6 6 (4.44%) Codeship
6 6 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.22%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.48%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.48%) TestNG
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.74%) Gradle
9 1 (0.74%) Grunt
9 1 (0.74%) gulp
9 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 47 (34.81%) Marketing
2 44 (32.59%) Finance
3 34 (25.19%) Retail
4 28 (20.74%) Electronics
4 28 (20.74%) Manufacturing
4 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.96%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.26%) Developer
2 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 16 (11.85%) Architect
4 13 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (5.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Junior
9 5 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) CSS
1 17 (12.59%) HTML
2 15 (11.11%) .NET
3 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.41%) Node.js
5 9 (6.67%) React
6 8 (5.93%) Web Services
7 7 (5.19%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.96%) Redux
8 4 (2.96%) Sass
9 3 (2.22%) .NET Core
9 3 (2.22%) CSS3
9 3 (2.22%) HTML5
9 3 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.22%) REST
9 3 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.22%) Spring
10 2 (1.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Blog
2 11 (8.15%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.93%) User Experience
5 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.70%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.22%) Fintech
8 3 (2.22%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.48%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.74%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 13 (9.63%) Windows
3 6 (4.44%) Unix
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Debian
5 1 (0.74%) Fedora
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (24.44%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.74%) Programme Management
5 24 (17.78%) DevOps
6 17 (12.59%) Data Science
6 17 (12.59%) IT Strategy
7 16 (11.85%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.37%) Analytics
8 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
9 13 (9.63%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.89%) B2B
10 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.89%) Regression Testing
11 11 (8.15%) B2C
11 11 (8.15%) Microservices
12 10 (7.41%) Open Source
12 10 (7.41%) Performance Testing
12 10 (7.41%) SOA
12 10 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.22%) SQL
2 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.30%) Python
4 21 (15.56%) Java
5 14 (10.37%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.63%) C#
7 6 (4.44%) Perl
7 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.44%) R
8 5 (3.70%) C++
8 5 (3.70%) PHP
8 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.22%) Go
9 3 (2.22%) Java 8
9 3 (2.22%) Ruby
9 3 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.48%) ES6
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Scala
11 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 3 (2.22%) CEH
2 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.22%) CISSP
2 3 (2.22%) GSEC
3 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) Docker
2 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (12.59%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.41%) Ansible
4 8 (5.93%) Puppet
5 6 (4.44%) CFEngine
6 4 (2.96%) Terraform
7 2 (1.48%) Grafana
7 2 (1.48%) Kibana
8 1 (0.74%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.74%) SAP
3 21 (15.56%) Google
4 7 (5.19%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.19%) VMware
5 6 (4.44%) IBM
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle
7 3 (2.22%) Adobe
7 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.48%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.48%) Marketo
9 1 (0.74%) Actian
9 1 (0.74%) PayPal
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) Twitter
9 1 (0.74%) Zuora