Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 71 132
Rank change year-on-year +10 +61 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 218 123 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.62% 3.74% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.36% 11.28% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 168 103 137
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +24.32%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 2,105 1,090 1,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.61% 33.11% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,689 884 1,491
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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
Altrincham - 5 £35,000 - 6
Bolton -13 2 £31,000 -22.50% 1
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 95 (43.58%) AWS
2 80 (36.70%) Azure
3 72 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (29.82%) PaaS
5 61 (27.98%) IaaS
6 45 (20.64%) Docker
7 44 (20.18%) Social Skills
8 43 (19.72%) Microsoft
9 41 (18.81%) Kubernetes
10 39 (17.89%) DevOps
10 39 (17.89%) Software Engineering
11 34 (15.60%) JavaScript
11 34 (15.60%) Infrastructure as Code
12 32 (14.68%) SQL
13 31 (14.22%) Python
13 31 (14.22%) Active Directory
14 30 (13.76%) Windows
15 26 (11.93%) Windows Server
16 25 (11.47%) GCP
16 25 (11.47%) Migration
17 24 (11.01%) Terraform
18 23 (10.55%) Security Cleared
19 22 (10.09%) Finance
19 22 (10.09%) React
19 22 (10.09%) Bash Shell
19 22 (10.09%) Serverless
20 21 (9.63%) Analytics
20 21 (9.63%) Retail
21 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
21 20 (9.17%) Web Services

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 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.92%) CMS
4 2 (0.92%) Confluence
4 2 (0.92%) Documentum
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.38%) InVision
3 1 (0.46%) Marvel
3 1 (0.46%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.38%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 95 (43.58%) AWS
2 80 (36.70%) Azure
3 65 (29.82%) PaaS
4 61 (27.98%) IaaS
5 25 (11.47%) GCP
6 22 (10.09%) Serverless
7 19 (8.72%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (6.88%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (6.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (3.67%) Veeva
10 7 (3.21%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (2.75%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (2.29%) GitHub
13 4 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.46%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.21%) DNS
2 3 (1.38%) DHCP
2 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.92%) AMQP
3 2 (0.92%) Network Security
3 2 (0.92%) SD-WAN
3 2 (0.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
4 1 (0.46%) SMTP
4 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.72%) MySQL
2 15 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.46%) Big Data
9 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.46%) Redis
9 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (3.67%) Cypress.io
2 8 (3.67%) GitLab
3 7 (3.21%) PHPUnit
4 6 (2.75%) JIRA
5 4 (1.83%) Postman
5 4 (1.83%) Selenium
6 3 (1.38%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.92%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.92%) JUnit
8 1 (0.46%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.46%) minitest
8 1 (0.46%) RSpec
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 44 (20.18%) Social Skills
2 22 (10.09%) Finance
3 21 (9.63%) Retail
4 15 (6.88%) Marketing
5 14 (6.42%) Public Sector
6 13 (5.96%) Telecoms
7 12 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.59%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (4.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 7 (3.21%) Games
10 7 (3.21%) Law
11 6 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (2.29%) Electronics
12 5 (2.29%) French Language
12 5 (2.29%) German Language
12 5 (2.29%) Italian Language
12 5 (2.29%) Spanish Language
13 4 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (1.83%) Legal
13 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.89%) Architect
2 34 (15.60%) Developer
3 19 (8.72%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (6.42%) Azure Architect
6 14 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Consultant
9 10 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) AWS Architect
10 9 (4.13%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.67%) DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Senior DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.09%) React
2 20 (9.17%) Web Services
3 18 (8.26%) .NET
4 14 (6.42%) Node.js
5 13 (5.96%) CSS
5 13 (5.96%) GraphQL
5 13 (5.96%) HTML
6 12 (5.50%) RESTful
7 10 (4.59%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.59%) Redux
8 9 (4.13%) .NET Core
8 9 (4.13%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.67%) REST
10 7 (3.21%) Jest
10 7 (3.21%) Spring
11 5 (2.29%) Behat
11 5 (2.29%) JSON
12 4 (1.83%) CSS3
12 4 (1.83%) HTML5
12 4 (1.83%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.80%) Public Cloud
1 17 (7.80%) User Experience
2 10 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.67%) Life Science
3 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.21%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.75%) IVR
6 4 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.38%) Blog
7 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.76%) Windows
2 26 (11.93%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.34%) Linux
4 9 (4.13%) Unix
5 5 (2.29%) VMS
6 2 (0.92%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.89%) DevOps
2 39 (17.89%) Software Engineering
3 34 (15.60%) Infrastructure as Code
4 25 (11.47%) Migration
5 21 (9.63%) Analytics
6 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
7 19 (8.72%) Full Stack Development
8 18 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 18 (8.26%) Microservices
9 16 (7.34%) Architectural Design
10 15 (6.88%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.88%) Project Delivery
11 13 (5.96%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.96%) Project Management
11 13 (5.96%) TDD
12 12 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.50%) Fintech
13 11 (5.05%) ERP
13 11 (5.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.60%) JavaScript
2 32 (14.68%) SQL
3 31 (14.22%) Python
4 22 (10.09%) Bash Shell
5 20 (9.17%) TypeScript
6 16 (7.34%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.96%) Java
7 13 (5.96%) PHP
8 8 (3.67%) C#
8 8 (3.67%) Perl
9 5 (2.29%) Go
9 5 (2.29%) Ruby
10 2 (0.92%) Scala
10 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.46%) ES6
11 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.46%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.46%) R
11 1 (0.46%) Rust
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.88%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.96%) Degree
4 8 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.21%) OCP
6 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.38%) MCSA
7 3 (1.38%) MCSE
7 3 (1.38%) MCTS
8 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CEH
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CSPO
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.67%) CDISC
2 7 (3.21%) GDPR
3 6 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.38%) QA
6 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.92%) GxP
7 1 (0.46%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.46%) NCSC
7 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (20.64%) Docker
2 31 (14.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.92%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (18.81%) Kubernetes
2 24 (11.01%) Terraform
3 18 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.26%) Puppet
4 17 (7.80%) Ansible
5 8 (3.67%) CFEngine
6 7 (3.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.46%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.96%) Oracle
3 12 (5.50%) Google
4 11 (5.05%) VMware
5 5 (2.29%) Avaya
5 5 (2.29%) Cisco
5 5 (2.29%) Genesys
6 4 (1.83%) Adobe
6 4 (1.83%) SAP
7 3 (1.38%) Netlify
7 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) Apple
8 2 (0.92%) OpenText
8 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.92%) Zuora
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix
9 1 (0.46%) Databricks
9 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.46%) Splunk
9 1 (0.46%) Workday