Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 63 85
Rank change year-on-year +22 +22 +47
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 401 212 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 6.53% 4.60% 3.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.22% 10.65% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 305 170 101
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £83,875 £75,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 2,634 1,990 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.89% 43.20% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,796 1,606 974
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £73,675 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.10%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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
Stockport 0 8 £85,000 +30.77%
Altrincham +1 3 £27,500 -21.43%
Bolton 0 1 £37,500 +20.97%
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 167 (41.65%) Agile
2 126 (31.42%) Azure
3 124 (30.92%) AWS
4 93 (23.19%) DevOps
5 77 (19.20%) Software Engineering
6 75 (18.70%) Finance
7 74 (18.45%) Kubernetes
8 73 (18.20%) C#
9 66 (16.46%) Microsoft
10 65 (16.21%) User Experience
11 61 (15.21%) Go
12 55 (13.72%) React
13 54 (13.47%) JavaScript
14 51 (12.72%) SQL
14 51 (12.72%) Docker
15 50 (12.47%) PaaS
16 48 (11.97%) Coaching
16 48 (11.97%) Cybersecurity
17 47 (11.72%) IaaS
17 47 (11.72%) Microservices
18 46 (11.47%) .NET
19 45 (11.22%) Microsoft 365
19 45 (11.22%) Social Skills
19 45 (11.22%) Full Stack Development
20 44 (10.97%) TDD
21 43 (10.72%) Fintech
22 41 (10.22%) Windows
23 40 (9.98%) UX Design
23 40 (9.98%) Test Automation
24 39 (9.73%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (2.49%) Confluence
2 9 (2.24%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (2.00%) CMS
3 8 (2.00%) Headless CMS
3 8 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (4.74%) Sketch
2 14 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (3.49%) InVision
2 14 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.00%) Chatbot
3 8 (2.00%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Magento
2 5 (1.25%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (1.25%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.25%) HFM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 126 (31.42%) Azure
2 124 (30.92%) AWS
3 50 (12.47%) PaaS
4 47 (11.72%) IaaS
5 45 (11.22%) Microsoft 365
6 30 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (5.99%) GCP
8 22 (5.49%) Azure DevOps
9 18 (4.49%) Figma
10 17 (4.24%) Snowflake
11 14 (3.49%) Matillion
11 14 (3.49%) Slack
12 9 (2.24%) Serverless
13 8 (2.00%) Amplience
13 8 (2.00%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
14 5 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (1.00%) Azure Sentinel
15 4 (1.00%) Azure Stack
15 4 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
1 17 (4.24%) WAN
2 9 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (2.00%) Firewall
3 8 (2.00%) Network Security
3 8 (2.00%) SMS
4 7 (1.75%) DNS
4 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.25%) MPLS
5 5 (1.25%) VLAN
6 3 (0.75%) LAN
7 2 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.99%) Big Data
1 20 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.49%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.50%) MySQL
6 5 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.50%) DynamoDB
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.25%) OLAP
9 1 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 20 (4.99%) Cypress.io
1 20 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.24%) Lerna
3 11 (2.74%) JIRA
4 10 (2.49%) Storybook
5 8 (2.00%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.75%) GitLab
9 2 (0.50%) Babel
9 2 (0.50%) Selenium
9 2 (0.50%) webpack
10 1 (0.25%) Mockito
10 1 (0.25%) MSTest
10 1 (0.25%) Postman
10 1 (0.25%) RStudio
General
1 75 (18.70%) Finance
2 45 (11.22%) Social Skills
3 27 (6.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 26 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.48%) Manufacturing
5 24 (5.99%) Marketing
6 23 (5.74%) Retail
7 21 (5.24%) Automotive
8 20 (4.99%) Banking
9 19 (4.74%) Telecoms
10 17 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
11 16 (3.99%) Public Sector
12 15 (3.74%) Electronics
13 8 (2.00%) Games
14 5 (1.25%) Legal
15 4 (1.00%) Advertising
15 4 (1.00%) Law
15 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (24.44%) Developer
2 50 (12.47%) Architect
3 41 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 27 (6.73%) Designer
5 27 (6.73%) UX Designer
6 24 (5.99%) PHP Developer
7 23 (5.74%) Consultant
7 23 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.24%) Product Owner
9 18 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (4.49%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.24%) Analyst
10 17 (4.24%) Cloud Consultant
10 17 (4.24%) Information Officer
10 17 (4.24%) Information Security Officer
10 17 (4.24%) Security Officer
10 17 (4.24%) Solutions Consultant
11 15 (3.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.72%) React
2 46 (11.47%) .NET
3 30 (7.48%) CSS
3 30 (7.48%) HTML
4 25 (6.23%) Node.js
5 23 (5.74%) Laravel
6 21 (5.24%) .NET Core
7 18 (4.49%) React Native
8 17 (4.24%) Next.js
9 14 (3.49%) Kafka
10 13 (3.24%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.49%) GraphQL
12 9 (2.24%) Spring Boot
13 7 (1.75%) JWT
13 7 (1.75%) RESTful
14 6 (1.50%) Web Services
15 5 (1.25%) .NET Framework
15 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (1.25%) REST
15 5 (1.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.21%) User Experience
2 27 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.23%) Blog
4 23 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 22 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (5.49%) Low-Code
6 18 (4.49%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.24%) NHS
9 7 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.50%) IoT
11 5 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.00%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
14 2 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.50%) Legacy Applications
14 2 (0.50%) Social Media
14 2 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.22%) Windows
2 11 (2.74%) Linux
2 11 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.24%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.24%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.00%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (41.65%) Agile
2 93 (23.19%) DevOps
3 77 (19.20%) Software Engineering
4 48 (11.97%) Coaching
4 48 (11.97%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (11.72%) Microservices
6 45 (11.22%) Full Stack Development
7 44 (10.97%) TDD
8 43 (10.72%) Fintech
9 40 (9.98%) Test Automation
9 40 (9.98%) UX Design
10 39 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (9.23%) CI/CD
12 35 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (8.48%) Infrastructure as Code
14 29 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 29 (7.23%) Information Security
15 28 (6.98%) Incident Management
15 28 (6.98%) Scrum
16 27 (6.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (18.20%) C#
2 61 (15.21%) Go
3 54 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 51 (12.72%) SQL
5 38 (9.48%) PHP
6 33 (8.23%) Java
6 33 (8.23%) Python
7 13 (3.24%) Kotlin
7 13 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.24%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.99%) Scala
9 8 (2.00%) F#
9 8 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.75%) C++
11 5 (1.25%) ABAP
11 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.25%) Ruby
12 3 (0.75%) Bash
12 3 (0.75%) Perl
13 2 (0.50%) JSX
Qualifications
1 18 (4.49%) Degree
2 17 (4.24%) AWS Certification
3 14 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) AAT
5 5 (1.25%) ACCA
5 5 (1.25%) CIMA
5 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) CRISC
9 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.49%) GRC
2 18 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.49%) Accessibility
4 10 (2.49%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.75%) QA
6 4 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.75%) NIST
8 1 (0.25%) SLA
8 1 (0.25%) SOC 2
System Software
1 51 (12.72%) Docker
2 25 (6.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 74 (18.45%) Kubernetes
2 22 (5.49%) Terraform
3 9 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.00%) Puppet
5 7 (1.75%) Istio
6 6 (1.50%) SCCM
7 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.75%) Ansible
8 3 (0.75%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.25%) Grafana
9 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.23%) Cisco
3 20 (4.99%) Google
4 16 (3.99%) SAP
5 15 (3.74%) MuleSoft
6 14 (3.49%) Databricks
6 14 (3.49%) DocuSign
6 14 (3.49%) Informatica
6 14 (3.49%) Oracle
7 10 (2.49%) SolarWinds
8 9 (2.24%) Juniper
9 8 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.75%) Darktrace
10 7 (1.75%) Rapid7
11 6 (1.50%) VMware
12 5 (1.25%) Adobe
12 5 (1.25%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.25%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.25%) Veeam
13 4 (1.00%) JD Edwards