Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 199 200
Rank change year-on-year +39 +1 +22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 156 85 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.98% 1.15% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.88% 9.32% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 142 74 67
Manchester median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 1579 912 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.05% 12.32% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 809 587
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,450 £25,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +9 20 £42,500 +2.41%
Bolton - 8 £50,000 -
Salford -2 3 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Cheadle -8 2 £24,750 -45.00%
Wigan -2 1 - -
Altrincham -8 1 £55,000 +57.14%
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 60 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 42 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (23.72%) .NET
5 36 (23.08%) C#
6 35 (22.44%) Analytics
7 34 (21.79%) HTML
8 31 (19.87%) CSS
9 26 (16.67%) IaaS
10 25 (16.03%) Test Automation
11 23 (14.74%) DevOps
11 23 (14.74%) Business Development
12 22 (14.10%) OOP
13 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 20 (12.82%) Information Security
13 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (12.18%) Java
15 18 (11.54%) MVC
15 18 (11.54%) Degree
16 17 (10.90%) Scrum
16 17 (10.90%) SQL
16 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
16 17 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
17 16 (10.26%) Data Analytics
17 16 (10.26%) HTML5
17 16 (10.26%) Linux
17 16 (10.26%) Project Management
17 16 (10.26%) Retail
18 15 (9.62%) Web Design

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 6 (3.85%) Apache Solr
1 6 (3.85%) nginx
1 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.92%) IIS
3 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) Tornado
5 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
1 6 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
1 6 (3.85%) InDesign
1 6 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.28%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Magento
2 3 (1.92%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.28%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.28%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.28%) Shopify
3 2 (1.28%) Workfront
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.64%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (16.67%) IaaS
3 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (7.05%) PaaS
5 8 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (5.13%) Serverless
6 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.85%) Office 365
8 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.92%) GitHub
10 2 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.28%) npm
10 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) LAN
1 9 (5.77%) WAN
2 6 (3.85%) MPLS
3 4 (2.56%) BGP
3 4 (2.56%) Firewall
3 4 (2.56%) Network Security
3 4 (2.56%) OSPF
3 4 (2.56%) SAN
3 4 (2.56%) Skype
3 4 (2.56%) Wireless
4 3 (1.92%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.28%) DNS
5 2 (1.28%) Internet
5 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.28%) IPsec
6 1 (0.64%) PBX
6 1 (0.64%) Softswitch
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) MySQL
2 8 (5.13%) Big Data
2 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.28%) Power BI
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) JIRA
2 9 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.49%) Selenium
4 2 (1.28%) GoCD
4 2 (1.28%) Mocha
4 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.64%) Babel
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) Gradle
5 1 (0.64%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Maven
5 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.64%) PostCSS
5 1 (0.64%) Spock
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) TestRail
5 1 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 16 (10.26%) Retail
2 15 (9.62%) Marketing
3 11 (7.05%) Finance
4 4 (2.56%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Back Office
5 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.28%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.28%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (23.72%) Developer
2 22 (14.10%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.82%) Development Manager
4 19 (12.18%) Business Development Manager
4 19 (12.18%) Business Manager
5 15 (9.62%) Architect
6 11 (7.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) Java Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Video Editor
10 5 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.72%) .NET
2 34 (21.79%) HTML
3 31 (19.87%) CSS
4 16 (10.26%) HTML5
5 15 (9.62%) Sass
6 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.69%) Node.js
8 10 (6.41%) jQuery
8 10 (6.41%) Web Services
9 9 (5.77%) REST
10 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Core
10 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (4.49%) CSS3
11 7 (4.49%) RESTful
11 7 (4.49%) Spring
12 6 (3.85%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.85%) JAX-RS
13 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) iPad
2 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) Animation
6 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.56%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.56%) Smart Energy
7 4 (2.56%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.92%) EPoS
8 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.92%) User Experience
9 2 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.28%) PKI
9 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.28%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Linux
2 8 (5.13%) CentOS
3 7 (4.49%) Android
4 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.56%) Windows
6 2 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.64%) Unix
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.44%) Analytics
3 25 (16.03%) Test Automation
4 23 (14.74%) Business Development
4 23 (14.74%) DevOps
5 22 (14.10%) OOP
6 20 (12.82%) Information Security
7 18 (11.54%) MVC
8 17 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.90%) Scrum
9 16 (10.26%) Data Analytics
9 16 (10.26%) Project Management
10 15 (9.62%) SOLID
10 15 (9.62%) Web Design
11 14 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.05%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 36 (23.08%) C#
3 19 (12.18%) Java
4 17 (10.90%) SQL
5 7 (4.49%) PHP
6 4 (2.56%) ES6
6 4 (2.56%) Python
7 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.28%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.28%) Scala
8 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) CISA
3 4 (2.56%) CCNP
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.56%) CISSP
3 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 4 (2.56%) JNCIP
4 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.28%) CISM
5 2 (1.28%) MCSE
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) QA
2 8 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.28%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Docker
2 6 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.13%) Puppet
3 6 (3.85%) Nagios
3 6 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.05%) VMware
3 9 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.13%) Adobe
4 8 (5.13%) NetApp
5 6 (3.85%) SAP
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle
7 4 (2.56%) Juniper
7 4 (2.56%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.92%) Google
8 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.28%) Reuters
9 2 (1.28%) Sage
9 2 (1.28%) Telerik
9 2 (1.28%) Workday
10 1 (0.64%) Avaya
10 1 (0.64%) BroadSoft
10 1 (0.64%) Sencha
10 1 (0.64%) Sonus