Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 70 118
Rank change year-on-year +12 +48 +12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 282 90 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.07% 3.50% 2.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.18% 9.97% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 237 79 126
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £36,875
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.52% +17.39% +15.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,625 £64,688
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £73,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +15.79%

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 2,522 903 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.38% 35.07% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 783 1,600
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,313 £42,500 £36,258
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 - 7 £35,000 - 6
Bolton -10 2 £31,000 -17.33%
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 117 (41.49%) AWS
2 105 (37.23%) Azure
3 73 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (24.82%) PaaS
5 68 (24.11%) IaaS
6 61 (21.63%) Docker
7 60 (21.28%) Social Skills
8 56 (19.86%) JavaScript
9 55 (19.50%) DevOps
10 42 (14.89%) Software Engineering
11 40 (14.18%) SQL
11 40 (14.18%) TypeScript
12 39 (13.83%) Greenfield Project
13 36 (12.77%) Serverless
14 35 (12.41%) Kubernetes
14 35 (12.41%) Python
14 35 (12.41%) Microsoft
15 33 (11.70%) Migration
15 33 (11.70%) Fintech
16 31 (10.99%) HTML
17 30 (10.64%) .NET
17 30 (10.64%) React
18 29 (10.28%) Front End Development
18 29 (10.28%) Terraform
19 28 (9.93%) Windows
19 28 (9.93%) Full Stack Development
20 27 (9.57%) SQL Server
21 26 (9.22%) E-Commerce
21 26 (9.22%) e-Learning
21 26 (9.22%) Infrastructure as Code

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 6 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.42%) ColdFusion
2 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.42%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.71%) CMS
3 2 (0.71%) Documentum
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) InVision
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.35%) Marvel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.55%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.55%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.71%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 117 (41.49%) AWS
2 105 (37.23%) Azure
3 70 (24.82%) PaaS
4 68 (24.11%) IaaS
5 36 (12.77%) Serverless
6 24 (8.51%) GCP
7 21 (7.45%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (3.90%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (3.19%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (2.84%) Veeva
11 7 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.48%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.77%) GitHub
13 4 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.42%) AWS CodeBuild
13 4 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (1.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.42%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) DNS
2 8 (2.84%) Firewall
2 8 (2.84%) WAN
3 6 (2.13%) LAN
3 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.42%) MPLS
4 4 (1.42%) VLAN
5 3 (1.06%) DHCP
5 3 (1.06%) Network Security
6 2 (0.71%) AMQP
6 2 (0.71%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.35%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.35%) Skype
7 1 (0.35%) SMTP
7 1 (0.35%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.45%) MySQL
3 14 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.48%) Power BI
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) PolyBase
9 3 (1.06%) Power Query
10 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.35%) Big Data
11 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.19%) Cypress.io
3 9 (3.19%) Selenium
4 7 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (2.48%) GitLab
4 7 (2.48%) PHPUnit
5 6 (2.13%) JIRA
6 4 (1.42%) Mocha
6 4 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.42%) Postman
6 4 (1.42%) Protractor
7 3 (1.06%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.71%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (21.28%) Social Skills
2 20 (7.09%) Public Sector
3 19 (6.74%) Retail
4 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.96%) Finance
5 14 (4.96%) Marketing
6 13 (4.61%) Telecoms
7 12 (4.26%) Law
8 11 (3.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (3.19%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.77%) Electronics
10 5 (1.77%) French Language
10 5 (1.77%) Games
10 5 (1.77%) German Language
10 5 (1.77%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.77%) Legal
10 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.77%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (30.50%) Developer
2 40 (14.18%) Architect
3 21 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
5 16 (5.67%) PHP Developer
6 15 (5.32%) Analyst
6 15 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (4.61%) Consultant
9 11 (3.90%) AWS Architect
9 11 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) DBA
10 10 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 10 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.55%) Senior DBA
10 10 (3.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.55%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.19%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.99%) HTML
2 30 (10.64%) .NET
2 30 (10.64%) React
3 24 (8.51%) .NET Core
3 24 (8.51%) RESTful
3 24 (8.51%) Vue.js
4 22 (7.80%) React Native
5 17 (6.03%) AngularJS
5 17 (6.03%) CSS
6 16 (5.67%) .NET Framework
7 15 (5.32%) Node.js
8 13 (4.61%) GraphQL
9 12 (4.26%) REST
10 11 (3.90%) Flutter
10 11 (3.90%) Redux
10 11 (3.90%) Web Services
11 7 (2.48%) ARM Templates
12 6 (2.13%) Jest
12 6 (2.13%) LDAP
13 5 (1.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.83%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (9.22%) e-Learning
3 22 (7.80%) User Experience
4 17 (6.03%) Public Cloud
5 16 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.19%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.84%) Life Science
8 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.13%) PKI
10 5 (1.77%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.42%) Clustering
11 4 (1.42%) NHS
11 4 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Blog
13 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.93%) Windows
2 16 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.55%) Linux
4 8 (2.84%) Android
4 8 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.48%) Unix
6 6 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.42%) VMS
8 2 (0.71%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.50%) DevOps
3 42 (14.89%) Software Engineering
4 33 (11.70%) Fintech
4 33 (11.70%) Migration
5 29 (10.28%) Front End Development
6 28 (9.93%) Full Stack Development
7 26 (9.22%) E-Commerce
7 26 (9.22%) Infrastructure as Code
8 22 (7.80%) Microservices
9 21 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.09%) Coaching
11 19 (6.74%) Analytics
12 18 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.67%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.67%) TDD
14 15 (5.32%) Architectural Design
14 15 (5.32%) Test Automation
15 14 (4.96%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (4.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.86%) JavaScript
2 40 (14.18%) SQL
2 40 (14.18%) TypeScript
3 35 (12.41%) Python
4 24 (8.51%) PHP
5 20 (7.09%) Bash Shell
6 18 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.96%) Java
8 13 (4.61%) C#
9 11 (3.90%) Dart
10 8 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.48%) Perl
12 6 (2.13%) Go
13 4 (1.42%) Ruby
14 3 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.71%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.35%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.35%) R
16 1 (0.35%) Rust
Qualifications
1 25 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.61%) Degree
4 12 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.71%) OCP
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.84%) CDISC
2 7 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) GxP
4 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SOC 2
System Software
1 61 (21.63%) Docker
2 22 (7.80%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (12.41%) Kubernetes
2 29 (10.28%) Terraform
3 14 (4.96%) Ansible
3 14 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.96%) Puppet
4 7 (2.48%) CFEngine
5 4 (1.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 35 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.96%) Oracle
3 11 (3.90%) VMware
4 7 (2.48%) Cisco
5 6 (2.13%) Google
6 5 (1.77%) SAP
7 4 (1.42%) HP
7 4 (1.42%) McAfee
7 4 (1.42%) Sophos
7 4 (1.42%) Veeam
7 4 (1.42%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.06%) Citrix
8 3 (1.06%) Netlify
9 2 (0.71%) OpenText
10 1 (0.35%) Avaya
10 1 (0.35%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.35%) Genesys
10 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) Thales