Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 82 137
Rank change year-on-year +29 +55 -20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 174 152 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.69% 3.10% 2.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.80% 8.87% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 155 131 129
10th Percentile £37,050 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 1,474 1,713 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.71% 34.91% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 1,398 1,467
10th Percentile £33,600 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,813 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,501 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.00% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -1 4 £38,750 +72.22%
Altrincham - 3 £35,000 - 4
Stockport +24 2 £63,750 +34.21% 1
Oldham +1 1 £55,114 -8.14%
Rochdale - 1 £34,000 -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 92 (52.87%) AWS
2 81 (46.55%) Azure
3 66 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (28.74%) DevOps
5 47 (27.01%) JavaScript
6 42 (24.14%) PaaS
7 41 (23.56%) IaaS
8 35 (20.11%) SQL Server
9 34 (19.54%) Windows
9 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
10 32 (18.39%) Docker
11 31 (17.82%) TDD
12 30 (17.24%) CSS
12 30 (17.24%) HTML
12 30 (17.24%) Kubernetes
12 30 (17.24%) Terraform
13 29 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 28 (16.09%) Analytics
15 27 (15.52%) Web Services
16 26 (14.94%) .NET
17 25 (14.37%) MVC
17 25 (14.37%) Finance
18 24 (13.79%) React
19 23 (13.22%) Continuous Delivery
19 23 (13.22%) Sass
20 22 (12.64%) SQL
21 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
21 21 (12.07%) Marketing
21 21 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 21 (12.07%) Front End Development

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 16 (9.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (6.32%) IIS
3 10 (5.75%) CMS
3 10 (5.75%) EPiServer
3 10 (5.75%) Kentico
3 10 (5.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (5.75%) Umbraco
3 10 (5.75%) WordPress
4 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.72%) Confluence
5 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Mule
7 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) Sketch
3 1 (0.57%) InVision
3 1 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 92 (52.87%) AWS
2 81 (46.55%) Azure
3 42 (24.14%) PaaS
4 41 (23.56%) IaaS
5 20 (11.49%) Serverless
6 17 (9.77%) Microsoft 365
7 13 (7.47%) GCP
8 11 (6.32%) Azure Functions
9 6 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.87%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (1.15%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.57%) Google Workspace
14 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.57%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Skype
2 6 (3.45%) DNS
3 5 (2.87%) WAN
4 4 (2.30%) DHCP
5 3 (1.72%) SD-WAN
5 3 (1.72%) SNMP
6 2 (1.15%) MPLS
6 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.15%) VLAN
7 1 (0.57%) Network Security
7 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) MySQL
3 10 (5.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (5.75%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (4.60%) Big Data
5 7 (4.02%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.32%) Bitbucket
4 10 (5.75%) JIRA
5 8 (4.60%) GitLab
6 7 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.02%) JUnit
7 6 (3.45%) Selenium
8 4 (2.30%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.30%) webpack
9 3 (1.72%) git-flow
9 3 (1.72%) gulp
9 3 (1.72%) JMeter
9 3 (1.72%) Katalon Studio
9 3 (1.72%) MSTest
9 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.15%) Codeception
11 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.57%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (14.37%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Marketing
3 16 (9.20%) Retail
4 13 (7.47%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.17%) Electronics
6 8 (4.60%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.60%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.30%) Banking
8 3 (1.72%) Games
9 2 (1.15%) Back Office
9 2 (1.15%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.57%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 45 (25.86%) Developer
2 19 (10.92%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (10.34%) Architect
4 17 (9.77%) Azure Architect
4 17 (9.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
9 10 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Head of Strategy
9 10 (5.75%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Umbraco Developer
10 9 (5.17%) Head of Architecture
10 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (4.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.24%) CSS
1 30 (17.24%) HTML
2 27 (15.52%) Web Services
3 26 (14.94%) .NET
4 24 (13.79%) React
5 23 (13.22%) Sass
6 21 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (9.77%) .NET Framework
7 17 (9.77%) Node.js
8 14 (8.05%) HTML5
8 14 (8.05%) jQuery
8 14 (8.05%) Spring
9 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 12 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 11 (6.32%) CSS3
12 9 (5.17%) JSON
13 7 (4.02%) J2EE
13 7 (4.02%) JSP
13 7 (4.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) User Experience
2 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.75%) NHS
6 7 (4.02%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.45%) Blog
8 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.87%) IVR
9 3 (1.72%) Replication
9 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.57%) Social Media
11 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.54%) Windows
2 29 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (11.49%) Linux
4 11 (6.32%) Unix
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.74%) DevOps
3 31 (17.82%) TDD
4 28 (16.09%) Analytics
5 25 (14.37%) MVC
6 23 (13.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (12.07%) Front End Development
7 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 20 (11.49%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
9 19 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.92%) IT Strategy
10 18 (10.34%) B2B
11 17 (9.77%) Microservices
11 17 (9.77%) Migration
12 15 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (8.62%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.62%) People Management
13 14 (8.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.01%) JavaScript
2 22 (12.64%) SQL
3 19 (10.92%) C#
4 16 (9.20%) PowerShell
4 16 (9.20%) Python
5 15 (8.62%) Java
6 13 (7.47%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.60%) PHP
8 7 (4.02%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.02%) ES6
8 7 (4.02%) Perl
9 6 (3.45%) R
10 3 (1.72%) Go
11 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.45%) MCSA
4 6 (3.45%) MCSE
4 6 (3.45%) MCTS
5 5 (2.87%) CEH
5 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.87%) OCP
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.30%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.57%) CISA
8 1 (0.57%) CISM
8 1 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.57%) CSPO
8 1 (0.57%) ISACA
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.32%) GDPR
3 10 (5.75%) WAI
4 4 (2.30%) NCSC
4 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.72%) QA
6 2 (1.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.57%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (18.39%) Docker
2 20 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (17.24%) Kubernetes
1 30 (17.24%) Terraform
2 13 (7.47%) Ansible
3 12 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.90%) Puppet
4 7 (4.02%) CFEngine
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.20%) Adobe
3 12 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.75%) Sitecore
5 9 (5.17%) Zuora
6 7 (4.02%) Apple
6 7 (4.02%) Google
7 6 (3.45%) Databricks
7 6 (3.45%) SAP
7 6 (3.45%) Sparx
7 6 (3.45%) VMware
8 4 (2.30%) Avaya
8 4 (2.30%) Cisco
8 4 (2.30%) Genesys
8 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.15%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.15%) Veeam
10 2 (1.15%) Zend
11 1 (0.57%) IronPort