Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 63 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42 +32
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 300 137 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.42% 4.37% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.28% 11.28% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 265 132 115
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,438 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £53,350 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.02% +5.45% +10.00%

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 2,443 1,215 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.15% 38.79% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,965 1,104 1,528
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,575 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,229
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Manchester.

Salary trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Altrincham +14 7 £23,500 -32.86%
Bury - 2 £28,500 - 1
Salford - 2 - - 1
Bolton -6 1 £37,500 - 1
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 113 (37.67%) Azure
2 110 (36.67%) AWS
3 103 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (26.67%) DevOps
5 69 (23.00%) JavaScript
6 55 (18.33%) HTML
6 55 (18.33%) Social Skills
7 54 (18.00%) PaaS
8 53 (17.67%) Docker
8 53 (17.67%) Greenfield Project
9 47 (15.67%) Fintech
9 47 (15.67%) Front End Development
9 47 (15.67%) SQL
10 46 (15.33%) IaaS
10 46 (15.33%) CI/CD
11 45 (15.00%) TypeScript
12 44 (14.67%) TDD
13 43 (14.33%) Software Engineering
14 42 (14.00%) .NET
15 37 (12.33%) Marketing
15 37 (12.33%) Microservices
15 37 (12.33%) Terraform
16 36 (12.00%) e-Learning
16 36 (12.00%) E-Commerce
17 35 (11.67%) SQL Server
18 33 (11.00%) Vue.js
18 33 (11.00%) C#
18 33 (11.00%) Finance
19 32 (10.67%) Microsoft
19 32 (10.67%) Kubernetes

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 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.33%) ColdFusion
2 4 (1.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 113 (37.67%) Azure
2 110 (36.67%) AWS
3 54 (18.00%) PaaS
4 46 (15.33%) IaaS
5 25 (8.33%) Serverless
6 16 (5.33%) GCP
7 12 (4.00%) Power Platform
8 9 (3.00%) Microsoft 365
9 8 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.00%) npm
12 5 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.33%) AWS CodeBuild
13 4 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (1.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.33%) Azure Functions
14 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (1.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.00%) Firewall
1 9 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (2.67%) WAN
3 6 (2.00%) DNS
3 6 (2.00%) LAN
4 5 (1.67%) MPLS
4 5 (1.67%) VLAN
5 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.00%) Internet
7 2 (0.67%) DHCP
8 1 (0.33%) Network Security
8 1 (0.33%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.67%) MySQL
3 17 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.00%) Big Data
5 10 (3.33%) Power BI
6 9 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.00%) PolyBase
8 3 (1.00%) Power Query
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.00%) Tableau
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.67%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.00%) JIRA
4 7 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (2.33%) Selenium
5 6 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.67%) GitLab
7 4 (1.33%) Mocha
7 4 (1.33%) Protractor
7 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.67%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.33%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Maven
9 1 (0.33%) Mockito
9 1 (0.33%) MSTest
General
1 55 (18.33%) Social Skills
2 37 (12.33%) Marketing
3 33 (11.00%) Finance
4 31 (10.33%) Telecoms
5 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (8.67%) Public Sector
7 23 (7.67%) Retail
8 15 (5.00%) Electronics
8 15 (5.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (3.00%) Law
10 5 (1.67%) Banking
10 5 (1.67%) Legal
11 4 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (1.00%) Publishing
13 2 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.33%) Advertising
14 1 (0.33%) Automotive
14 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (39.33%) Developer
2 34 (11.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (8.00%) Architect
4 21 (7.00%) Analyst
5 20 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 20 (6.67%) Product Owner
6 18 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 15 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (3.67%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.33%) Applications Support
10 10 (3.33%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.67%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (2.67%) Applications Support Engineer
11 8 (2.67%) Migration Architect
12 7 (2.33%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.33%) HTML
2 42 (14.00%) .NET
3 33 (11.00%) Vue.js
4 31 (10.33%) .NET Core
4 31 (10.33%) CSS
5 30 (10.00%) React
6 28 (9.33%) React Native
7 27 (9.00%) RESTful
8 20 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.33%) Flutter
10 14 (4.67%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.33%) Node.js
12 9 (3.00%) LDAP
13 8 (2.67%) Kafka
14 7 (2.33%) JSON
14 7 (2.33%) REST
15 6 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (1.67%) Sass
16 5 (1.67%) Web Services
17 4 (1.33%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.67%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (12.00%) e-Learning
3 18 (6.00%) Marketing Technology
4 16 (5.33%) Public Cloud
5 12 (4.00%) User Experience
6 9 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.00%) PKI
7 8 (2.67%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.33%) NHS
9 5 (1.67%) Blog
10 4 (1.33%) Clustering
11 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.67%) Wiki
13 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.33%) CCTV
13 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.33%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.00%) Windows
2 14 (4.67%) Android
2 14 (4.67%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.00%) Mac OS
3 9 (3.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.00%) Linux
6 5 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.67%) DevOps
3 47 (15.67%) Fintech
3 47 (15.67%) Front End Development
4 46 (15.33%) CI/CD
5 44 (14.67%) TDD
6 43 (14.33%) Software Engineering
7 37 (12.33%) Microservices
8 36 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 31 (10.33%) Full Stack Development
10 30 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (9.33%) Coaching
12 27 (9.00%) Scrum
13 26 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (7.00%) Pair Programming
16 18 (6.00%) Migration
16 18 (6.00%) Test Automation
17 17 (5.67%) BDD
18 16 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 69 (23.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (15.67%) SQL
3 45 (15.00%) TypeScript
4 33 (11.00%) C#
5 27 (9.00%) Python
6 21 (7.00%) PHP
7 18 (6.00%) Java
8 16 (5.33%) Dart
9 15 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.00%) Go
12 8 (2.67%) Kotlin
13 6 (2.00%) Bash
13 6 (2.00%) C
13 6 (2.00%) Scala
14 5 (1.67%) Perl
15 4 (1.33%) F#
16 3 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.67%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.00%) Degree
4 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.00%) CISSP
7 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) OCP
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.00%) SOC 2
3 2 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (17.67%) Docker
2 12 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 37 (12.33%) Terraform
2 32 (10.67%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.33%) Ansible
3 13 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.33%) Puppet
4 5 (1.67%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.33%) Grafana
5 1 (0.33%) Kibana
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.00%) SAP
3 6 (2.00%) Cisco
3 6 (2.00%) Oracle
4 5 (1.67%) Veeam
4 5 (1.67%) VMware
5 4 (1.33%) Google
5 4 (1.33%) HP
5 4 (1.33%) McAfee
5 4 (1.33%) Sophos
5 4 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.00%) Citrix
6 3 (1.00%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe
7 2 (0.67%) BMC
7 2 (0.67%) Cadence
7 2 (0.67%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.67%) Remedy
7 2 (0.67%) Spotify
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com