Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 3 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 1.82% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 13.71% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 141 175 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.27% 13.25% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 86 113 35
Merseyside median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -8.05% -24.35%
10th Percentile £27,125 £21,300 £25,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £63,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Merseyside

SaaS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Merseyside

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Merseyside over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Merseyside

SaaS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 25 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
Liverpool +8 3 £50,000 +60.00% 3
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle