Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 106 132
Rank change year-on-year +50 +26 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 142 145 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.42% 2.61% 2.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.40% 7.90% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 175 138 168
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,750 £75,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +4.55% +12.82% -2.50%

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 1,246 1,835 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.79% 33.04% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,511 1,602
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £27,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,763 £80,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Bolton +17 5 £36,250 +61.11%
Stockport +22 3 £65,000 +23.81%
Oldham +4 2 £55,170 -15.12%
Altrincham - 2 £35,000 - 2
Wigan +1 1 £55,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £34,000 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 72 (50.70%) Azure
2 61 (42.96%) AWS
3 45 (31.69%) IaaS
4 43 (30.28%) JavaScript
5 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (28.17%) DevOps
6 39 (27.46%) PaaS
7 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
8 27 (19.01%) Enterprise Architecture
8 27 (19.01%) Analytics
9 26 (18.31%) CSS
10 25 (17.61%) Migration
10 25 (17.61%) Docker
10 25 (17.61%) Terraform
11 24 (16.90%) .NET
11 24 (16.90%) HTML
12 23 (16.20%) TDD
12 23 (16.20%) Kubernetes
13 22 (15.49%) MVC
14 21 (14.79%) SQL
14 21 (14.79%) Python
15 20 (14.08%) Windows
15 20 (14.08%) React
15 20 (14.08%) Serverless
16 19 (13.38%) User Experience
16 19 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (13.38%) C#
17 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
17 18 (12.68%) Finance
17 18 (12.68%) Node.js

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 13 (9.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (7.04%) CMS
2 10 (7.04%) EPiServer
2 10 (7.04%) IIS
2 10 (7.04%) Kentico
2 10 (7.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (7.04%) Umbraco
2 10 (7.04%) WordPress
3 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.41%) Apache
4 2 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.11%) Sketch
2 2 (1.41%) InVision
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.70%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 72 (50.70%) Azure
2 61 (42.96%) AWS
3 45 (31.69%) IaaS
4 39 (27.46%) PaaS
5 20 (14.08%) Serverless
6 11 (7.75%) Azure Functions
7 5 (3.52%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.52%) Office 365
8 4 (2.82%) GCP
9 3 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.11%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.41%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.70%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.27%) Skype
2 7 (4.93%) DNS
2 7 (4.93%) WAN
3 4 (2.82%) DHCP
3 4 (2.82%) SNMP
4 3 (2.11%) MPLS
4 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.11%) VLAN
5 2 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.41%) VSAN
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.68%) Big Data
2 18 (12.68%) Data Lake
3 10 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (7.04%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.93%) MySQL
6 4 (2.82%) HDInsight
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.70%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.70%) Power BI
9 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.75%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.23%) JIRA
4 6 (4.23%) JUnit
4 6 (4.23%) Selenium
5 5 (3.52%) GitLab
6 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.82%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.11%) git-flow
7 3 (2.11%) gulp
7 3 (2.11%) JMeter
7 3 (2.11%) Katalon Studio
7 3 (2.11%) MSTest
7 3 (2.11%) webpack
8 2 (1.41%) Codeception
8 2 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.70%) Grunt
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Marketing
3 10 (7.04%) Retail
4 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.52%) Electronics
5 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.11%) Law
6 3 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.41%) Back Office
7 2 (1.41%) Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Developer
2 26 (18.31%) Architect
3 22 (15.49%) Azure Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Data Architect
6 15 (10.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.45%) Big Data Architect
7 12 (8.45%) Big Data Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.75%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (7.75%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Umbraco Developer
10 9 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Head of Architecture
11 8 (5.63%) Head of Strategy
11 8 (5.63%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.93%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.31%) CSS
2 24 (16.90%) .NET
2 24 (16.90%) HTML
3 20 (14.08%) React
4 19 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (12.68%) Node.js
5 18 (12.68%) Sass
6 17 (11.97%) Web Services
7 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
8 12 (8.45%) Entity Framework
9 11 (7.75%) HTML5
9 11 (7.75%) jQuery
10 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.34%) Spring
12 7 (4.93%) CSS3
13 6 (4.23%) REST
14 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (3.52%) JSON
14 5 (3.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) User Experience
2 12 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.04%) NHS
4 9 (6.34%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.93%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.52%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.82%) Replication
7 4 (2.82%) Social Media
8 3 (2.11%) Blog
9 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.41%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Windows
2 14 (9.86%) Linux
2 14 (9.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.93%) Unix
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (28.17%) DevOps
2 27 (19.01%) Analytics
2 27 (19.01%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (17.61%) Migration
4 23 (16.20%) TDD
5 22 (15.49%) MVC
6 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.68%) Front End Development
7 17 (11.97%) TOGAF
8 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.27%) IT Strategy
9 15 (10.56%) Software Engineering
10 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.86%) Microservices
10 14 (9.86%) People Management
10 14 (9.86%) Project Management
11 13 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (9.15%) Infrastructure as Code
12 11 (7.75%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.28%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.79%) Python
2 21 (14.79%) SQL
3 19 (13.38%) C#
4 15 (10.56%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.86%) R
6 13 (9.15%) Java
7 11 (7.75%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.93%) ES6
9 6 (4.23%) PHP
10 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.82%) Perl
11 2 (1.41%) Go
12 1 (0.70%) C++
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) MCSA
1 5 (3.52%) MCSE
1 5 (3.52%) MCTS
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.82%) CEH
2 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.41%) CISM
4 2 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.70%) CCSP
5 1 (0.70%) CISA
5 1 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.70%) CRISC
5 1 (0.70%) GIAC
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (7.04%) WAI
2 6 (4.23%) GDPR
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 3 (2.11%) NCSC
5 2 (1.41%) PMO
6 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.70%) NIST
System Software
1 25 (17.61%) Docker
2 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Terraform
2 23 (16.20%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.93%) Ansible
4 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.23%) Puppet
5 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.82%) CFEngine
7 3 (2.11%) SCCM
8 2 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Databricks
3 14 (9.86%) Sparx
4 13 (9.15%) Adobe
5 10 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (7.04%) Sitecore
6 8 (5.63%) Zuora
7 5 (3.52%) Apple
8 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.82%) VMware
9 3 (2.11%) SAP
10 2 (1.41%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.41%) Veeam
10 2 (1.41%) Zend
11 1 (0.70%) Darktrace
11 1 (0.70%) FireEye
11 1 (0.70%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.70%) NetWitness
11 1 (0.70%) Talend