Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 129 156
Rank change year-on-year +29 +27 +52
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 186 172 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.88% 2.34% 1.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.23% 8.87% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 143 167 143
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,700 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -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 2,015 1,939 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.16% 26.35% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 1,643 1,491
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% -3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% +9.76% +2.50%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Manchester.

Salary trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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
Stockport +7 20 £52,500 +5.00%
Bury +3 3 £60,000 +60.00%
Bolton - 3 £31,250 - 1
Altrincham +29 2 £82,500 +135.71% 1
Cheadle -6 1 - -
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 77 (41.40%) Azure
2 76 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (39.25%) AWS
4 55 (29.57%) Degree
5 51 (27.42%) Computer Science
6 48 (25.81%) Scrum
6 48 (25.81%) C#
7 46 (24.73%) PaaS
8 40 (21.51%) .NET
9 39 (20.97%) SQL
10 37 (19.89%) Java
10 37 (19.89%) AngularJS
11 36 (19.35%) IaaS
12 34 (18.28%) GCP
13 33 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (17.74%) Serverless
14 30 (16.13%) DevOps
14 30 (16.13%) Microservices
14 30 (16.13%) Architectural Design
15 29 (15.59%) MySQL
16 26 (13.98%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (13.44%) Test Automation
18 24 (12.90%) React
19 23 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (12.37%) Salesforce.com
19 23 (12.37%) Finance
19 23 (12.37%) Software Engineering
20 22 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (11.83%) Mentoring
21 21 (11.29%) Swagger

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 4 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.15%) IIS
2 3 (1.61%) nginx
3 2 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
1 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (41.40%) Azure
2 73 (39.25%) AWS
3 46 (24.73%) PaaS
4 36 (19.35%) IaaS
5 34 (18.28%) GCP
6 33 (17.74%) Serverless
7 26 (13.98%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (10.22%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (4.30%) Amazon S3
9 8 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.69%) BlazeMeter
12 4 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.61%) Office 365
14 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (1.08%) Amazon Cognito
14 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (1.08%) Route 53
15 1 (0.54%) AWS Step Functions
15 1 (0.54%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) VLAN
2 4 (2.15%) Firewall
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.08%) DHCP
4 2 (1.08%) DNS
4 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.08%) Network Security
4 2 (1.08%) Skype
4 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 2 (1.08%) Wireless
5 1 (0.54%) BGP
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.54%) LAN
5 1 (0.54%) MPLS
5 1 (0.54%) OSPF
5 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.59%) MySQL
2 22 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (3.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.23%) DB2
4 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.69%) Big Data
5 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.08%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.08%) GIS
8 2 (1.08%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (10.22%) Brakeman
1 19 (10.22%) CircleCI
1 19 (10.22%) minitest
1 19 (10.22%) RSpec
1 19 (10.22%) RuboCop
2 12 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.69%) Selenium
4 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.61%) JIRA
5 3 (1.61%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.08%) Maven
6 2 (1.08%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.54%) Robotium
7 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 23 (12.37%) Finance
2 17 (9.14%) Retail
3 15 (8.06%) Public Sector
4 13 (6.99%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.45%) Marketing
6 11 (5.91%) Electronics
7 3 (1.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (40.86%) Developer
2 23 (12.37%) Architect
2 23 (12.37%) Senior Developer
3 21 (11.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (6.99%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.91%) Analyst
5 11 (5.91%) C++ Developer
5 11 (5.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 11 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.38%) AWS Developer
6 10 (5.38%) SQL Developer
7 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (3.76%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
9 6 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.51%) .NET
2 37 (19.89%) AngularJS
3 24 (12.90%) React
4 23 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 21 (11.29%) Swagger
6 20 (10.75%) Backbone.js
6 20 (10.75%) jQuery
6 20 (10.75%) Node.js
6 20 (10.75%) Visualforce
7 19 (10.22%) REST
7 19 (10.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 19 (10.22%) Shoryuken
8 10 (5.38%) HTML
9 9 (4.84%) .NET Core
9 9 (4.84%) CSS
10 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.23%) LDAP
12 6 (3.23%) WCF
12 6 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.91%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.91%) Blog
5 8 (4.30%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.23%) User Experience
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.06%) Linux
2 13 (6.99%) Windows
3 9 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) AIX
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.42%) Computer Science
3 48 (25.81%) Scrum
4 30 (16.13%) Architectural Design
4 30 (16.13%) DevOps
4 30 (16.13%) Microservices
5 25 (13.44%) Test Automation
6 23 (12.37%) Software Engineering
7 22 (11.83%) Mentoring
8 21 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.75%) Web Application Development
10 19 (10.22%) Front End Development
10 19 (10.22%) TDD
11 16 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.06%) Prototyping
13 14 (7.53%) IT Strategy
14 13 (6.99%) Analytics
14 13 (6.99%) SOLID
15 12 (6.45%) Coaching
15 12 (6.45%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.81%) C#
2 39 (20.97%) SQL
3 37 (19.89%) Java
4 21 (11.29%) Python
5 20 (10.75%) Apex Code
5 20 (10.75%) Ruby
6 16 (8.60%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.53%) C++
8 12 (6.45%) Java 8
9 10 (5.38%) R
10 6 (3.23%) PHP
11 4 (2.15%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.61%) Go
13 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.54%) F#
14 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.54%) Rust
Qualifications
1 55 (29.57%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.61%) CISM
4 3 (1.61%) CISSP
5 2 (1.08%) CCNP
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.54%) CCDP
6 1 (0.54%) CEH
6 1 (0.54%) CISA
6 1 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.54%) CRISC
6 1 (0.54%) ECIH
6 1 (0.54%) GCIH
6 1 (0.54%) GIAC
6 1 (0.54%) GSEC
6 1 (0.54%) OSCE
6 1 (0.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.30%) QA
3 7 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.15%) NIST
6 2 (1.08%) GDPR
7 1 (0.54%) BS7799
7 1 (0.54%) HL7
7 1 (0.54%) PMO
7 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.22%) Varnish
2 15 (8.06%) Docker
3 11 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.54%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.84%) Terraform
3 7 (3.76%) Puppet
4 6 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.23%) SCCM
4 6 (3.23%) vRealize
4 6 (3.23%) WSUS
5 3 (1.61%) Ansible
6 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.54%) CASB
7 1 (0.54%) Grafana
7 1 (0.54%) Nessus
7 1 (0.54%) Nmap
7 1 (0.54%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (12.37%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (10.75%) Sage
3 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.99%) SAP
5 12 (6.45%) Oracle
5 12 (6.45%) VMware
6 6 (3.23%) Cisco
7 4 (2.15%) Google
8 3 (1.61%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.08%) Adobe
9 2 (1.08%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.08%) Marketo
9 2 (1.08%) Zuora
10 1 (0.54%) Aruba
10 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (0.54%) Qualys
10 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.54%) Splunk
10 1 (0.54%) Telerik