Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 108 127
Rank change year-on-year +51 +19 +28
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 187 296 336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.64% 2.64% 2.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.66% 8.91% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 211 272 312
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,625 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,477 3,323 3,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.62% 29.59% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,188 2,804 2,435
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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
West Midlands +60 128 £57,500 +21.05% 35
East Midlands +38 55 £50,000 +0.35% 23
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 85 (45.45%) AWS
2 82 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (34.76%) Microservices
4 61 (32.62%) DevOps
5 60 (32.09%) Azure
6 51 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 45 (24.06%) Python
8 37 (19.79%) Flask
9 35 (18.72%) REST
10 33 (17.65%) Docker
11 32 (17.11%) MongoDB
12 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
12 31 (16.58%) Finance
13 30 (16.04%) SQL
13 30 (16.04%) .NET
13 30 (16.04%) Serverless
14 29 (15.51%) Scrum
15 28 (14.97%) Kafka
15 28 (14.97%) Kubernetes
16 26 (13.90%) Test Automation
17 25 (13.37%) C#
17 25 (13.37%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (13.37%) Fintech
18 24 (12.83%) Node.js
18 24 (12.83%) TDD
18 24 (12.83%) Django
18 24 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (12.30%) NoSQL
20 22 (11.76%) PaaS
20 22 (11.76%) Vue.js

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (3.74%) nginx
1 7 (3.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.14%) Confluence
4 3 (1.60%) WordPress
5 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.14%) Eikon
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 85 (45.45%) AWS
2 60 (32.09%) Azure
3 30 (16.04%) Serverless
4 25 (13.37%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (11.76%) GCP
5 22 (11.76%) PaaS
6 21 (11.23%) IaaS
7 13 (6.95%) Office 365
8 10 (5.35%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (5.35%) GitHub
8 10 (5.35%) OpenShift
9 8 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (3.74%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (3.74%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.60%) Boomi
11 3 (1.60%) iPaaS
11 3 (1.60%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) HTTP
2 11 (5.88%) Firewall
3 9 (4.81%) Network Security
4 8 (4.28%) VoIP
5 7 (3.74%) AMQP
5 7 (3.74%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (3.21%) DNS
7 4 (2.14%) WAN
8 3 (1.60%) SAN
9 2 (1.07%) BGP
9 2 (1.07%) LAN
9 2 (1.07%) VPN
10 1 (0.53%) FTP
10 1 (0.53%) IPsec
10 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.53%) SMTP
10 1 (0.53%) Softphone
10 1 (0.53%) SSH
10 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) MongoDB
2 23 (12.30%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.02%) Big Data
4 15 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.88%) MySQL
6 10 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.28%) Snowflake Schema
8 7 (3.74%) Amazon Aurora
8 7 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (3.74%) BigQuery
8 7 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (3.21%) Redis
9 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.14%) Flink
10 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.14%) HBase
11 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.49%) JIRA
2 10 (5.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.60%) GitLab
5 3 (1.60%) Selenium
5 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.60%) webpack
6 2 (1.07%) git-flow
6 2 (1.07%) Postman
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) Bower
7 1 (0.53%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.53%) GoCD
7 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Banking
2 8 (4.28%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.21%) Law
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (29.41%) Developer
2 26 (13.90%) Architect
3 20 (10.70%) Analyst
4 14 (7.49%) Backend Developer
4 14 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (7.49%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.42%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.42%) Applications Support
5 12 (6.42%) Python Developer
6 11 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 11 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Python Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) DevOps Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.74%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Consultant
9 7 (3.74%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Presales Consultant
9 7 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.79%) Flask
2 35 (18.72%) REST
3 30 (16.04%) .NET
4 28 (14.97%) Kafka
5 24 (12.83%) Django
5 24 (12.83%) Node.js
6 22 (11.76%) Vue.js
7 17 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 17 (9.09%) Laravel
8 15 (8.02%) .NET Core
9 14 (7.49%) GraphQL
10 13 (6.95%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.42%) CSS
12 11 (5.88%) Swagger
12 11 (5.88%) Web Services
13 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (4.81%) React
13 9 (4.81%) Spring
14 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.56%) Cloud Native
3 14 (7.49%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.42%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.88%) Replication
6 9 (4.81%) Private Cloud
7 8 (4.28%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.21%) User Experience
9 4 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.09%) Linux
2 12 (6.42%) Windows
3 10 (5.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.67%) Android
5 2 (1.07%) CentOS
5 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Unix
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.76%) Microservices
3 61 (32.62%) DevOps
4 29 (15.51%) Scrum
5 26 (13.90%) Test Automation
6 25 (13.37%) Fintech
7 24 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (12.83%) TDD
8 22 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 19 (10.16%) Coaching
10 17 (9.09%) Open Source
10 17 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (8.02%) Decision-Making
12 15 (8.02%) MVC
12 15 (8.02%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.95%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (6.42%) Migration
14 12 (6.42%) Web Development
15 11 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 45 (24.06%) Python
3 30 (16.04%) SQL
4 25 (13.37%) C#
5 21 (11.23%) PHP
6 16 (8.56%) Java
7 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.14%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.60%) ES6
9 3 (1.60%) Google Apps Script
9 3 (1.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.53%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Go
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) R
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.53%) Rust
Qualifications
1 14 (7.49%) Degree
2 8 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.67%) CISSP
4 3 (1.60%) CCNP
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.07%) CISM
5 2 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.07%) CSPO
5 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) VCP5
6 1 (0.53%) VCP6
6 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) GDPR
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (17.65%) Docker
2 7 (3.74%) Kamailio
2 7 (3.74%) Varnish
3 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.07%) LXC
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (14.97%) Kubernetes
2 18 (9.63%) Terraform
3 14 (7.49%) Ansible
4 5 (2.67%) Puppet
5 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.07%) Marathon
7 2 (1.07%) Mesos
8 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.53%) Istio
8 1 (0.53%) Packer
8 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.53%) SCCM
8 1 (0.53%) SCOM
8 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.09%) Oracle
3 13 (6.95%) Google
4 12 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.35%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.21%) VMware
7 4 (2.14%) Cisco
7 4 (2.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.60%) Dell
8 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.07%) Apple
9 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.07%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.07%) New Relic
9 2 (1.07%) SAP
9 2 (1.07%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.53%) Cognos
10 1 (0.53%) IBM
10 1 (0.53%) Sun